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 »

Agio to Show at Las Vegas Market


LAS VEGAS–Outdoor furniture manufacturer Agio International has signed a lease with, and will be a part of, the Las Vegas Market starting in July 2015. This long-term lease will find Agio International anchoring the 12th floor of Building C in a new 22,000-square-foot showroom as part of the market’s casual furnishings category launch. Agio willMore »

Goebl Made New Artek Managing Director

Marianne Goebl (photo: R. Patterson)

BERLIN–Marianne Goebl has been appointed Artek’s new managing director starting July 1. Mirkku Kullberg will continue as president of Artek’s board of directors and joins Vitra as head of Vitra Home. Artek became part of Vitra in September 2013. Goebl most recently was director of the fairs Design Miami/ and Design Miami/ Basel, where sheMore »

Walker Edison Partners with Angelo Surmelis

Angelo Surmelis

LOS ANGELES–Designer Angelo Surmelis, creator of the brands angelo:HOME and the forthcoming apartment AH by angelo:HOME, has teamed with furniture manufacturer Walker Edison. Surmelis’ first collection, City Grove under apartment AH by angelo:HOME will showcase at the Las Vegas Market in July. The collection is expected to launch at retail this September, with products includingMore »