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  • Ashley Furniture to Open E-Commerce Headquarters

    Ashley FurnitureAshley Furniture Industries announced today that it is establishing, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ashcomm LLC, its U.S. e-commerce headquarters in Ybor City here. The headquarters office will occupy 70,000 square feet of space in Centro Ybor in the heart of Tampa’s historic business and entertainment district. More

  • Portman White to be Highlighted in Atlanta

    John PortmanThis July, AmericasMart, along with its partners, will host a design exposition to celebrate and promote the launch of Portman White (SW - 240W), Sherwin Williams’ new paint color that is a tribute to AmericasMart’s Chairman John Portman. At the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (July 7-14), this design event will include a showroom with vignettes focusing on Portman White and designed by seven notable interior designers More

  • Artisanal, Vintage Goods on Tap in Dallas

    DallasTotalHomeNext month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will showcase unique and artisanal products from three participating groups: the American Made Show, International Folk Art Market | Collection and the Round Top Experience. “As retailers continue to differentiate themselves through product, as well as increase merchandising mix and sales, we are proud to offer these three distinct groups." More

  • Lozyniak Named Interim CEO at Heritage Home

    Heritage Home GroupHeritage Home Group announced today that Richard Lozyniak has been named interim CEO. Ira Glazer, CEO of HHG since its formation in 2013, is leaving the company. Lozyniak has been CEO of three portfolio companies of KPS Capital Partners, HHG’s controlling stockholder. According to a statement from HHG the move signifies a shift towards investment in growth. More

  • Leggett & Platt Opens High Point Tech Center

           Leggett & Platt’s Home Furniture Components division has opened a new Furniture Technology Center here in a building adjacent to the company’s components plant and showroom. The new space, a former warehouse, has been renovated to include meeting rooms, a training and product demonstration area, and the division’s research and development workshop. More

  • ICFF Opens Tomorrow

    ICFF NYC 2015The International Contemporary Furniture Fair begins here tomorrow. More than 32,000 architects, interior designers, developers, visual merchandisers and high-end retail buyers are expected to visit the show’s 700-plus exhibitors at the four-day event, which takes place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. More

  • WithIt Conference 2015 Scheduled for Aug. 17-19

           WithIt (Women In the Home and Furnishings Industry Today) announced that its Leadership Development Conference 2015 will be held Aug. 17-19 at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. The conference will showcase more than 20 speakers and presenters including Ann Omvig Maine, of Traditional Home; Julie S. Nugent, Catalyst Research’s Center for Corporate Practice; Dr. Sandy Jap, Emory University, and Dr. Jessica Foster, RHR International. More

  • Maison&Objet Americas Debuts in Miami Beach

    MaisonObjetAmericasMaison&Objet Americas opened yesterday at the Miami Beach Convention Center. It runs through Friday. The design-laden event joins Maison&Objet shows in Paris and Singapore. Philippe Chomat, communications director for SAFI, a subsidiary of Ateliers d’Art de France and Reed Expositions France, which owns and operates Maison&Objet, said that the design community is a focus for the American event, More

  • Collective Design Fair Highlights Emerging Artists for NYCxDesign Week

    Collective Design For the third edition of its fair here this week, Collective Design will showcase established and emerging artists and designers from New York, Copenhagen, Milan, Paris and many other creative capitals. The fair will run from May 13-17 at its new location, Skylight Clarkson Sq in West SoHo here, as part of NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design. More

  • IMC Postpones Today’s IPO

    IMC logoThe International Market Centers’ initial public offering, which was scheduled to take place on the New York Stock Exchange today, has been postponed. According to a posting from Renaissance Capital IPO Center, IMC made the decision Thursday, citing poor market conditions. More

  • Nebraska Furniture Mart Cuts Ribbon on Texas Location

    Nebraska Furniture Mart ribbon cuttingNebraska Furniture Mart-Texas officially kicked off its grand opening celebration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday morning. The 1.86 million-square-foot facility—which includes a 560,000-square foot retail showroom—is located in The Colony in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area and is the fourth and largest store for Nebraska Furniture Mart, the furniture, flooring, appliance and electronics giant and a Berkshire Hathaway company. More

  • Zuo Modern Rep Joan Harvey Passes Away

    Joan HarveyJoan Harvey, a veteran of the furniture industry, passed away peacefully in her home in Texas on April 26. She was most recently a sales representative at Zuo Modern, which plans to host a memorial service for her at Las Vegas Market this August. More