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BrandSource to Host Women-in-Business Events

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TUSTIN, Calif.-BrandSource, the member-owned retailer merchandising group, will host BrandSource Women in Business events at its bi-annual conventions, which will give women in the home furnishings, appliance and electronics industries an ongoing platform to network, socialize, discuss important issues and share experiences. These gatherings will be held on a twice-a-year basis, in March and August,More »

Studio A to Open New York Showroom

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DALLAS–Home decor and accent furniture resource Studio A will open its first New York showroom next month, in the New York Design Center. With more than 4,000 square feet of space, the showroom is next to Global Views’ showroom on the sixth floor. The opening is set to coincide with New York’s International Contemporary FurnitureMore »

Wendover Art Group to Debut New High Point Showroom

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LARGO, Fla.–Wall decor creator and manufacturer Wendover Art Group will open its newly designed and expanded showroom at the upcoming High Point Market, which starts this Saturday. Located in space C215 in the International Home Furnishings Center, Wendover’s showroom has doubled in size to more than 10,000 square feet. The company will debut more thanMore »

Eastern Accents to Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in High Point

Eastern Accents

CHICAGO–Eastern Accents is celebrating its 25th year in business at High Point Market with a party in its showroom, Suites at Market Square, G-1000, on Monday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. Domino magazine is sponsoring the party. Started in 1989 by husband-and-wife team Ridvan and Siw Tatargil, the company has grown from designing kilim pillowsMore »

Furniture Association Offers Buyer Help in High Point

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) provides High Point buyers a one-stop marketplace filled with business service providers offering money-saving tools to improve their businesses. The Retailer Resource Center (RRC), located on the first floor of Plaza Suites, hosts more than 30 vendors that offer products and services ranging from advertising and marketing,More »

LaVon Barnes, The Prime Source Founder, 58

LaVon Barnes

DALLAS–LaVon Barnes, a former retail buyer whose sharp product development instincts led her to create her own sourcing company, The Prime Source, passed away on March 21 from complications of cancer. She was 58. Barnes began her career in retail buying offices. She first worked as a buyer at Sanger Harris (Federated) in Dallas. SheMore »

AIMsights Adds Associates

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DOVER, Pa.–The AIMsights Group, a market research firm, has named Judy Bono and Henry Ching as senior associates. Bono worked at The Pfaltzgraff Co. for more than 20 years, managing branded, licensed and private label product categories and merchandised assortments across multiple channels—including stores, catalogs and e-commerce—and built the Pfaltzgraff’s licensing business with more thanMore »