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Karastan Returns to High Point Market

Karastan Returns to High Point Market

DALTON, Ga.–Karastan is returning to the High Point Market next month, and will be showing in space C409 in the International Home Furnishings Center. The entire Karastan Rugs line, including Studio by Karastan, will be featured, as well as Mohawk Select. The last time it exhibited there was in October 2005. “Our updated product lineMore »

38 Special Headlines High Point Market Concerts

38 Special Headlines High Point Market Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Southern rockers 38 Special will be the headline act in a lineup of live performances for the Spring 2011 Stars Under the Stars entertainment series at the High Point Market, April 2-7. On Saturday, April 2, the concert series kicks off with BlackHawk, sponsored by Wells Fargo Capital Finance. The country group has aMore »

Forty One Madison Adds Two Showrooms to Roster

Forty One Madison Adds Two Showrooms to Roster

NEW YORK–Another two showrooms have signed leases at Forty One Madison and will be open for business during The New York Tabletop Market, April 12-15. “Retail buyers are going to find more new and valuable resources when they get here,” said Laurie Burns, who also added that the Spring Market is shaping up to beMore »

American Furniture Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations

American Furniture Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation has opened nominations for new candidates to become an Industry Fellow and to be inducted into the American Furniture Hall of Fame later this year. Only Foundation members are eligible to nominate, second and vote. This year, a new process of nominations also has been added.More »

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

NEW YORK–The first of this year’s two New York Home Fashions Markets formally opens today. On the decorative side of the business, among the highlights this week are expansions by Revman in its Laura Ashley collection, which will bring new looks to the Garden Party segment of this line, which launched in September. WestPoint HomeMore »

Family Dollar Boosts Same-Store Sales 5.1 Percent in Q2

Family Dollar Boosts Same-Store Sales 5.1 Percent in Q2

MATTHEWS, N.C.–Same-store sales for Family Dollar rose 5.1 percent in its fiscal second quarter, which ended Feb. 26. A statement from the discount retailer said a strong February, which delivered springlike weather in many of its locations, helped offset a January in which sales took a hit from the winter storms throughout the nation. ConsumablesMore »

Navarre New CEO of Croscill, Glenoit, Excell

Navarre New CEO of Croscill, Glenoit, Excell

NEW YORK–Marc Navarre has been named the president and chief executive officer of Croscill, Glenoit and Excell. Most recently, Navarre was the president and CEO of Groupe SEB, North America, where he oversaw the management of housewares brands such as All-Clad, T-Fal, WearEver, Rowenta, Moulinex and Krups. Previously, Navarre served as the president and CEOMore »