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ARTS Awards to Honor Dwell With Dignity

ARTS Awards to Honor Dwell With Dignity

DALLAS–Dwell with Dignity, a designer-based, non-profit group that creates homes for the homeless and the poor, will be honored during the 24th annual ARTS Awards with the inaugural Visionary Award. The Visionary Award recognizes industry innovation and excellence. “Dwell with Dignity’s mission to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design makes them the perfectMore »

Blog: How to Strike Up the Brands

Blog: How to Strike Up the Brands

If you have read some of my opinionations over these past few years, you’ve seen me bleat occasionally on how home furnishings companies need to put more effort into the creation and support of brands. An example of just how important brands can be in this business occurred last week with the news of Tempur-Pedic’sMore »

Tempur-Pedic to Buy Sealy

Tempur-Pedic to Buy Sealy

LEXINGTON, Ky., and TRINITY, N.C.-In a deal that will create a $2.7 billion mattress powerhouse and change the face of the sleep-products industry, Tempur-Pedic has signed an agreement to purchase Sealy for a total transaction value of $1.3 billion. To close the deal, Tempur-Pedic will pay $2.20 a share for all of Sealy’s outstanding stock,More »

MacLean Promoted to Head Operations and Finance at Jamison Bedding

MacLean Promoted to Head Operations and Finance at Jamison Bedding

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.-Jamison Bedding has tabbed Rick MacLean, its chief financial officer, as its chief operating officer, giving MacLean the dual responsibilities over both finance and operations. In addition to his finance activities, MacLean now oversees overall strategic planning and the development of the Jamison organization, with an emphasis on the marketing, sales and manufacturing functions.More »

Shoemaker Named to Head Comfort Solutions International King Koil Business

Shoemaker Named to Head Comfort Solutions International King Koil Business

WILLOWBROOK, Ill.-Comfort Solutions has promoted Owen Shoemaker to the newly created position of senior vice president of its international King Koil licensing business. In his new role, Shoemaker is in charge of increasing King Koil’s presence and ensuring the brand’s marketing consistency throughout the world. He also retains his responsibilities in product innovation and marketing.More »

Latex International Updates Website

Latex International Updates Website

SHELTON, Conn.-Latex International has debuted its revamped website at latexintl.com. The site features Latex International’s new logo, soft blue and green colors, and the tagline “Talalay Latex—Lift, Relax Relieve.” It also includes information on latex beds, such as how to buy a bed and how latex is used. The site’s product finder pinpoints brands alreadyMore »

IMC Lines Up Sponsors for Gift & Home CEO Summit

IMC Lines Up Sponsors for Gift & Home CEO Summit

LAS VEGAS-The International Market Center has confirmed Brandwise, DEMDACO, Eller Enterprises, Evergreen Enterprises, Giftjobs.biz, Global Views, OneCoast, Whereoware and Yankee Candle as sponsors of the Gift & Home CEO Summit this coming winter. The two-day conference is scheduled to take place during the winter Las Vegas Market on Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at World Market CenterMore »