LOS ANGELES—Elite Leather Company has acquired upholstered furniture maker Hiatt Furniture. Hiatt will become a new division of Elite Leather which will keep its name under Elite’s ownership. Like Elite Leather, Hiatt Furniture is a family-run business that has been manufacturing in Southern California for over 50 years. Hans, grandson of founder Hayden H. Hiatt, … More »
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Libbe Milicia recently joined Progress Lighting as director of product development. In her new position, Milicia provides creative direction for decorative product designs. She also researches macro-trends that influence home decor accessories and evaluates Progress Lighting’s current lighting offering. Milicia most recently served as creative director for Kichler Lighting.
LAS VEGAS–Attendees descend on the World Market Center here today, as the summer edition of Las Vegas Market opens. Even with temperatures in the 100-degree range, attendees are set to party as several events are planned for later today. From 4-6 p.m., Temper-Pedic will host a party in its showroom, C1512, and Twin-Star International will do … More »
ROCKY MOUNT, Va.–Uttermost acquired all of the product inventory of Austin Productions last week, as well as a non-exclusive right to reproduce select inventory items. Uttermost intends to sell the Austin inventory through its long established sales channels. Austin Productions, founded in 1953, is in the later stages of a transaction to sell substantially all … More »
NEW YORK–Feizy Rugs will celebrate the grand opening of its permanent New York showroom at the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market with the debut of “Escape,” the fourth lifestyle trend being added to the company’s Mystique theme. Characterized as bold transitional and contemporary patterns with fresh, vibrant colors and a relaxed styling, pieces from … More »
TROY, N.C.–Capel Rugs recently named Jim Spangler as southwest regional sales manager. He will cover the sales territory of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. “Jim is a valuable addition to the Capel sales force, having experience in wholesale and retail sales,” said Allen Robertson, Capel Rugs’ vice president of sales. … More »
NEW YORK–Ebisons Harounian Imports has relocated its headquarters to the entire seventh floor of its location at 44 E. 32nd St., here. “In order to continue providing our retailers with great variety of our exclusive program and one-of-a-kind goods at affordable prices we have decided to combine our showrooms and warehouses at our original location” … More »
NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Vendors of … More »