Roche Bobois Celebrates 40 Years in the U.S.

Roche Bobois

Four decades of l’art de vivre By Duke Ratliff French furniture brand Roche Bobois is in the midst of its 40th anniversary in the United States. Last month the company welcomed more than 700 guests to its newly renovated Madison Avenue flagship showroom in Manhattan. At the event, the company unveiled a collection from designerMore »

Stan Adelstein Dies

Stan Adelstein

HARTFORD, Conn.–Furniture industry veteran Stan Adelstein, a Bob’s Discount Furniture founding partner and former chairman, died on June 20 at the age of 78. Adelstein, who retired from the company just over one year ago, was a driving force in helping Bob’s Discount Furniture grow from a single store to the 51-store, 3,000-employee company thatMore »

Las Vegas Market Hosting Fourth Annual Gift for Life Benefit

Gift For Life

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market will host the fourth annual gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home decor industries, on Monday, July 28, during the Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market. Beginning this summer, the “Up on 10” fundraiser will be held on the 10th floor ofMore »

HFN Deadline for Las Vegas, NY Now Markets is July 2


NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31) and NY Now (Aug. 16-20). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Furniture materials can be sent to Duke Ratliff (, rug, lighting and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea LilloMore »

Las Vegas Market Adds Furniture Tenants

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-International Market Centers announced that five new furniture suppliers—Ace Bayou, Décor-Rest, Gaucho Sheep & Leather Products Inc., Hinges Design and MLily USA—are opening new showrooms in time for the upcoming Las Vegas market, July 27-July 31. In addition, 16 furniture companies have renewed their leases at World Market Center Las Vegas, extending their commitmentMore »

La-Z-Boy Net Falls in Q4, Gains for FY


MONROE, Mich.-La-Z-Boy posted fourth-quarter net income of $12.2 million, down 33.1 percent from the fourth quarter of last year. This brought net income for the full fiscal year ending on April 26 to $55.1 million, an increase of 18.7 percent. Net sales in the quarter were up 2.1 percent to $353 million, bringing net salesMore »

DMC Promotes Walsh to EVP, Marketing

Eva Walsh

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has named Eva Walsh executive vice president of marketing. In her position, Walsh is responsible for overseeing corporate services, creative services and corporate communications, while continuing to lead retail relations and business development. “Eva has been instrumental in increasing business at Dallas Market through strategic projects and partnerships across industries, as wellMore »

Theodore Alexander Adds Taber as North American Design VP

Thor Taber

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Furniture manufacturer Theodore Alexander has appointed Thor Taber in the newly created position of vice president of North American design. Taber will focus on the design and development of furniture, including all wood, metal and upholstered products for the company’s North American market. He comes to Theodore Alexander from Hickory Chair, where heMore »