Furniture

ART Savings Offered in Vegas

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Fifteen exhibitors—including new vendors in Las Vegas, Go Home and Selamat—will participate in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program at Las Vegas Market this week. Member retailers are able to take advantage of these promotions and services, listed below, when they show their ART card at the time of ordering. Couture Lamps (C-496A): 10More »

Speakers Sought for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is now accepting submissions for speakers in its Retailer Resource Center (RRC) at High Point Market in October. Seminars are scheduled Oct. 18-21. Popular seminar topics include digital/online and mobile strategies, social media, advertising and marketing, sales and sales training, retail operations and logistics, retail trends andMore »

Las Vegas Market Readies Floor Expansion Plans

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LAS VEGAS–Phase three of Las Vegas Market’s strategic growth plan to position itself as the leading buying platform for furniture, home decor and gift in the western United States will be implemented at next summer’s Market, said International Market Centers, which owns and operates the show. Highlights of the phase three transformation include the launchMore »

Goodness Prevails in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS–Five home furnishings companies have been selected as winners of the third semi-annual Global Goodness Awards, recognizing eco-friendly, sustainable and socially responsible activities, to be presented this week at Las Vegas Market. The winners are Banded, Distinctly Himalayan, Naturepedic, Phillips Collection and Surya. They were selected based on integration of sustainable and socially responsibleMore »

Las Vegas Market Opens Today

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LAS VEGAS-The Summer Las Vegas Market opens  today, with numerous new exhibitors exemplified by 50 scheduled ribbon-cutting ceremonies. The new exhibitors include well-known vendors such as Agio, Amer Rugs, Malouf, Décor-Rest, Andrea by Sadek and Moe’s Home Collection. The market is also presenting the largest number of temporary exhibitors in its history, showcasing nearly 500More »

Levine Tabbed to Lead Surya Outdoor

Jim Levine

CALHOUN, Ga.-Surya has appointed Jim Levine to the newly created position of vice president of Surya Outdoor. In his new role, Levine is in charge of expanding Surya’s outdoor product offerings, along with building and overseeing a sales force focusd specifically on retailers of outdoor products. He reports to Seth King, Surya’s vice president ofMore »

Leggett & Platt Posts Q2 Loss of $23.9 Million

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CARTHAGE, Mo.-A one-time charge of $108 million put Leggett & Platt’s second-quarter bottom line in the red to the tune of $23.9 million. Last year, the company posted second-quarter net income of $71.3 million. The company recorded the pre-tax, non-cash impairment charge to write off all of the goodwill associated with its Store Fixtures group.More »

Somerton Dwelling Promotes Pinamonti to President

Dave Pinamonti

CORONA, Calif.-Dave Pinamonti has been promoted to president of Somerton Dwelling. Pinamonti joined Somerton Dwelling last year as executive vice president and has led the company’s rebranding efforts. He will focus on the expansion of the North American market and take on the day-to-day operating decisions. “Establishing a product line with design and innovation focusedMore »