Nesquehoning, Penn.—E.L.K. Lighting has acquired certain assets of Baldinger Architectural Lighting/Louis Baldinger & Sons, an Astoria, N.Y.-based company that is closing. The deal was made through E.L.K.’s sister company, Mount Summit Lighting Inc., and was finalized June 25. Baldinger will become a separate division within E.L.K. and will offer two product lines: Baldinger Architectural Lighting … More »
NEW YORK—The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, firstname.lastname@example.org; for mattresses, David Gill, email@example.com; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DALLAS–Clothes and Go was named The Next Big Thing winner during Dallas Market Center’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Based here and founded by and sisters-in-law Myra Prescott and Julie Tobolowsky, Clothes and Go provides an easier way to move clothing, using hangers in a bag to be transported, eliminating the need for traditional moving boxes … More »
NASHVILLE, Tenn.; MEMPHIS, Tenn.–Furniture companies Lexington Home Brands and Aspenhome joined NBC Today Show’s Al Roker yesterday, donating to the morning host’s Lend a Hand Charity. Lend A Hand’s mission is to assist local charities around the country that work toward improving conditions in their communities. Lexington donated home furnishings to the rebuilding efforts of … More »
ANNAPOLIS, Md.–La-Z-Boy recently named Darcy Suchman, In-home Designer for the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries here in Annapolis, the first-ever recipient of its Designer of the Year award. The award was created to recognize the top In-home Designer within the company-owned network of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores across North America. “La-Z-Boy In-home Designers offer expert interior decorating … More »
LAS VEGAS–Designer Christopher Lowell has been enlisted by the World Market Center to create an integrated merchandising display for lighting and home-accessory retailers for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Aug. 2-6. Called “Illuminated: A Lighting & Accessories Showcase for Success,” the display will be open daily during the August market in room 1096 … More »
LAS VEGAS—The Vegas Kids section of the Las Vegas Market will hold several seminars on the children’s home-furnishings business during the August Las Vegas Market. The seminars are part of an expansion of the Vegas Kids section, and will take place on the fourth floor of Building C at the World Market Center. The seminars … More »
It’s summertime and the casual living’s easy By Duke Ratliff Outdoor furniture makers and sellers have lots of reasons to be optimistic as they enter the height of their selling season. First, the weather has been cooperating in most parts of the United States. “As you might guess, weather is very important to the category,” … More »