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Home Source Swings Deal for Shiner International

Home Source Swings Deal for Shiner International

ATLANTA-Home Source International has acquired Shiner International, a manufacturer of furniture and lighting. Terms were not disclosed. Launched by Joe Manus in January 2010, Shiner produces eco-friendly seating, surface products, beds, sofas, couches and lighting. Keith Sorgeloos, president and CEO of Home Source, said the acquisition “will augment our long-term goals of providing a one-stopMore »

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

NEW YORK-Claudia Giselle Tejeda, owner of Claudia Giselle Design, has been appointed 2012 president of the New York chapter of the International Home Furnishings and Design Association. Tejeda succeeds public-relations consultant Wendy Silverstein. In addition, Penny Sikalis, vice president of GLM, has been named treasurer. Journalist and author Jean Nayar has become recording secretary, andMore »

ART to Hold 20th Conference in New Orleans

ART to Hold 20th Conference in New Orleans

  CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Accessories Resource Team (ART), the association for the home accent and accent furniture industry, will hold its 20th annual conference in New Orleans this year, from May 17-20, 2012, at the Ritz Carlton. This year, the program has been enhanced to incorporate more speakers and, for the first time, attendees will participate inMore »

High Point Editorial Deadline Mon., Mar. 12

High Point Editorial Deadline Mon., Mar. 12

  NEW YORK–HFN is in the midst of coordinating its editorial coverage of April’s High Point Market. Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight at this market for possible inclusion. Furniture manufacturers should submit their information to Duke Ratliff at dratliff@hfnmag.com. Submissions for area rugs, lightingMore »

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center today announced A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy as the two winners for The Next Big Give, a national search for specialty retailers that give back in their communities. A. Dodson’s, an apparel, gift, and home décor store in Suffolk, Va., and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy, based in Tyler, Texas, wereMore »

Dallas Market Center’s Alden Clanahan Passes

Dallas Market Center’s Alden Clanahan Passes

DALLAS–Alden Clanahan, vice president of trend direction and design at Dallas Market Center, passed away on Feb. 5. He was 52 years old. “Alden’s untimely passing is a deep loss for our company family, for our city and for the industries we serve,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. “His keen eyeMore »

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

Blog:The Good Show Vibe Continues in Vegas

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Winter Market opened yesterday with a bang, continuing the good vibes of the January trade shows. Showgoers packed the showrooms and hallways, and educational and socializing events were well attended. A presentation by celebrity Priscilla Presley was standing room only as she debuted her new home furnishings line with H Studio. The collectionMore »

WithIt Plans Celebrity Fundraiser

WithIt Plans Celebrity Fundraiser

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home furnishings industry, is planning an inaugural fundraising gala for next July at the Parisian Palace in Las Vegas. “We’re pulling out all the stops for our inaugural gala,” said Kassie Smith, WithIt regional vice president and gala chairperson. “Parisian Palace is a luxurious setting forMore »