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Surya to Debut Expanded Las Vegas Showroom

Surya to Debut Expanded Las Vegas Showroom

CALHOUN, Ga.–At the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Surya will open its new showroom, in B370, which at 8,500 square feet is double the size of its previous location at World Market Center. Las Vegas Market runs from Aug. 2-6. “The creative talent of our expert design team is unparalleled,” said Satya Tiwari, president. “Our rugMore »

Cleary Named AHAM Regulatory-Affairs Director

Cleary Named AHAM Regulatory-Affairs Director

WASHINGTON–The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers has appointed Jennifer Cleary director of regulatory affairs, a newly created position for the trade group. Cleary is responsible for monitoring the federal regulations that affect the appliance industry, in particular those involving the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Energy and other agencies. She reports to KevinMore »

Target Appoints Zabel V.P. of Government Affairs

Target Appoints Zabel V.P. of Government Affairs

MINNEAPOLIS—Matt Zabel has been named vice president of government affairs for Target. Zabel is responsible for representing Target in Washington, identifying important policy issues and being part of the legislative process. Based in Washington, he oversees the government-affairs teams for the retailer both here and in the capital. Before joining Target, Zabel was chief ofMore »

Carroll Joins McNeill Communications

Carroll Joins McNeill Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C.—Joe Carroll, the former long-time publisher of Furniture Today, has joined McNeill Communications Group as president of its newly formed marketing communications division. Caroll retired from the magazine earlier this year after spending 33 years there, most of it as publisher. At McNeill, which specializes in the home furnishings field, he will overseeMore »

French Manufacturers to Show at NYIGF

French Manufacturers to Show at NYIGF

PARIS—A grouping of French manufacturers will exhibit at the New York International Gift Fair in the CreatedinFrance section. Sponsored by Ateliers d’Art de France, the section is in keeping with the organization’s mission to promote the work of French craftspeople and companies abroad. CreatedinFrance will spotlight 29 manufacturers in both the General Gift and AccentMore »

Leggett & Platt Net Jumps 177 Percent in Second Quarter

Leggett & Platt Net Jumps 177 Percent in Second Quarter

CARTHAGE, Mo.—Second-quarter net income for Leggett & Platt totaled $52.7 million, up an impressive 177 percent over the second quarter of 2009. Healthy sales growth and expense controls produced the strong result. Leggett & Platt’s net sales rose 15 percent to $874.3 million, and selling, general and administrative expenses were flat compared with a yearMore »

Tufenkian to Open London Showroom

Tufenkian to Open London Showroom

NEW YORK—Tufenkian Artisan Carpets will open its flagship showroom for Europe this September, in London’s Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour. Scheduled to open on Sept.  25, one day before Decorex International begins, the showroom will be run by John Erkelens, the company’s European sales director. Located in Unit 315 in the Design Centre at ChelseaMore »