Furniture

Hooker Q1 Net Jumps on Higher Sales

Hooker Furniture

MARTINSVILLE, Va.-Rising sales, especially in the casegoods segment, propelled Hooker Furniture to a robust 31.9 percent gain in first-quarter net income, which totaled $2.8 million. Total net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 4, increased 9.1 percent to $61.4 million. Casegoods sales were up 10.1 percent, the result if increased unit volume measuredMore »

Bassett’s Afternoon of Service

Bassett

NEWTON, N.C.–Yesterday, Bassett Furniture donated labor and design consulting services along with tens of thousands of dollars worth of new furnishings to eight non-profit organizations. The non-profit organizations, all within a 12-mile radius of Bassett’s upholstery plant here, included a fire station, a school for children with special needs, a city park, a shelter forMore »

ARTS Awards Nominations Open, Interior Designer Category Added

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and ART are now accepting nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. In addition, the awards ceremony, traditionally on the Saturday of the Dallas TotalMore »

Designer Nikki Chu to Launch Line with Imax

Nikki Chu

TULSA, Okla.–Imax has signed a licensing agreement with interior and fashion accessory designer Nikki Chu, and the initial line of furniture and home accessories will launch at the summer markets. Chu’s first collection focuses on metallics, accented with black and white. Metallic shades and finishes are mixed, with gold, silver, copper and bronze pieces featuredMore »

Mod Mom Furniture Names Petril President

Robert Petril

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.–Mod Mom Furniture announced the appointment of Robert Petril as president in a newly created position. He will be responsible for steering Mod Mom’s lifestyle brand through the management of manufacturing partnerships, new designs and sales and marketing initiatives. Petril, who brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his new role, hasMore »

Ethan Allen Introduces Modern Masters Collection

A Calder lithograph

DANBURY, Conn.–On Sunday, June 1, Ethan Allen will unveil its Modern Masters Collection, an offering of collectible lithographs created by some of the most legendary artists of the 20th century, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Salvador Dalí, Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger and Joan Miró, among many others. The collection was originallyMore »

Surya Launches Instagram Contest

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya has launched a contest on Instagram, where designers and retailers can post a photo of themselves with a Surya tote bag in an interesting or unusual location for a chance to win Surya products. Surya hands out thousands of colorful jute tote bags at various markets and events every year and wants toMore »

Theodore Alexander Hires Bob Harold

Bob Harold

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam–Furniture manufacturer Theodore Alexander has appointed Bob Harold as senior vice president of manufacturing. Harold’s responsibilities will encompass all aspects of Theodore Alexander’s manufacturing processes in Vietnam, including the main factory in Ho Chi Minh City and the foundry, upholstery, procurement, sourcing, costing, process engineering and quality control functions. He willMore »