Furniture

Bassett Q2 Net Climbs 30.6 Percent

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BASSETT, Va.-Thanks to sales gains from both its wholesale and retail operations, Bassett Furniture Industries posted a 30.6 percent jump in second-quarter net income, to $2.6 million. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 31, increased 4.9 percent to $85.2 million. Sales in the wholesale segment rose 4.3 percent, with shipments toMore »

AHFA: Participants Needed for Industry Shipment Survey

AHFA Summit to Focus on Healthcare

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The American Home Furnishings Alliance has partnered with Association Research Inc. to produce a new survey tracking quarterly shipments of home furnishings produced in the United States. Association Research serves hundreds of associations by developing and conducting surveys to produce industry-specific statistics and economic research. Data from these surveys is used by companiesMore »

ART Hosts Industry Talks with Randy Eller during Atlanta Market

Randy Eller

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART, the creative home furnishings network, will host an Industry Talks event at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Randy Eller, of Eller Enterprises, will discuss the changing role of sales reps in the home accents business on Thursday, July 10, at 8:30 a.m. in Building 1, Floor 10, Meeting RoomMore »

NAHFA Announces Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market Seminars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association has announced its schedule for the 2014 Las Vegas Winter Market seminars, July 27-30. The NAHFA educational seminars, which are free to market-attendees, are held in the Retailer Resource Center (RRC), Building B-1050. The NAHFA hosts seminars during both Las Vegas and High Point Markets in the RRC—aMore »

High Point Market Wins Social Media Award at Expo E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority has won the “Use of a Social Media Network Award” at the annual Expo E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards luncheon, beating out the New York International Auto Show, Cisco Live and other notable trade shows. The award recognized High Point Market’s wildly popular Style Spotters program. The E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards celebrate excellenceMore »

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 »