Furniture

Ethan Allen Q2 Net Jumps 17.4 Percent

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DANBURY, Conn.-A watchful eye on expenses helped Ethan Allen to a gain of 17.4 percent in second-quarter net income, which totaled $11.6 million. Selling, general and administrative expenses dropped 0.5 percent in dollars and 67 basis points as a percentage of sales. Gross margin rose 53 basis points to 54.9 percent. Net sales in theMore »

Home Furnishings Group to Provide Buyer Services in Vegas

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association’s (NAHFA) Retailer Resource Center at World Market Center, B-1050, will provide a host of services and tools for buyers during the upcoming Las Vegas Market. NAHFA’s Membership Representatives will be on site Jan. 26-30 in the center, located by the café, to answer questions and provide information aboutMore »

Bassett Sales Gains for Q4, Fiscal Year

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BASSETT, Va.-Bassett Furniture Industries posted net sales increases of 8.1 percent for its fourth quarter ending on Nov. 30, and 19.1 percent for its 2013 fiscal year. Fourth-quarter net sales tallied $83.1 million, bringing the fiscal-year total to $321.3 million. Net income for the quarter was $1.6 million, down 90.5 percent, and for the yearMore »

ART to Offer Incentives, Networking in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–ART will again offer its ART Card program at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, offering exclusive market specials and promotions to retailers who are ART members. Seventeen vendors are taking part this market—including a new vendor, Couture Lamps, and a new location for GuildMaster. Retailers who want to participate must show their ART cardsMore »

Numerous Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Planned at Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS–Nearly 70 ribbon-cutting ceremonies will take place at the upcoming Las Vegas Winter Market, held Jan. 26-30. Honoring new showroom launches and expansions, ribbon-cutting ceremonies will take place throughout the 5-million square foot campus on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Click here for a complete list of ribbon cuttings at Las Vegas Market: http://www.lasvegasmarket.com/news/press-releases/press-release-details?pressrelease=396

Imax Worldwide to Celebrate Milestone in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–Imax Worldwide Home has reached its 30th year in business this year, and will celebrate at Las Vegas Market with an event on Monday, Jan. 27 in its showroom, Building A, A-429. The party kicks off with a champagne toast and cake at 3 p.m., and the festivities will continue until 5 p.m. FoundedMore »

Sustainable Group Plans Jan. Events

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-The home furnishings industry’s  advocate for environmentally responsible design and creating healthful homes kicks off 2014 with back-to-back West Coast events. First, the Sustainable Furnishings Council will host a panel discussion during Las Vegas Market, “Cradle to Cradle Thinking: What Is It & What It Can Do For You.” The event, to beMore »

Outdoor Lifestyle: Seasons in the Sun

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By David Gill Even though winter 2014 is well under way, vendors of outdoor lifestyle products such as furniture, textiles, area rugs and tableware have already begun to look ahead to the time when sales for their products will heat up—along with the weather outside. This segment of the home furnishings market has gained inMore »