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Home Helps as Hudson’s Bay Narrows Q2 Loss

Hudson’s Bay

TORONTO-Hudson’s Bay Co. reported a second-quarter net loss of C$36 million (about $33 million), compared to a second-quarter net loss of C$81 million (about $74 million) last year. The acquisition of Saks, which was closed in November 2013, helped Hudson’s Bay bottom line in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2. With Saks in theMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

NEW YORK–Macy’s will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month this fall by honoring and hosting in-store events with Latin-American women Jasmine Villegas, Julie Sariñana and Kika Rocha. The events will take place at stores across the country, from Sept. 19 through Oct. 11, giving customers the opportunity to be part of a casual conversation with the threeMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

HGTV’s Property Brothers to Headline at Casual Market

The Property Brothers

CHICAGO–HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” Jonathan and Drew Scott, will give a keynote presentation at the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, which will take place here next week. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11:30 a.m. Guests can join the Scotts in the Woods International booth, 7-5093, for a meet and greetMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Safavieh to Debut Throw Category, New Rugs, Pillows in New York

Safavieh throw

NEW YORK–Safavieh will step into the decorative throw category at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, as well as present 250 new rug and pillow designs. The company will show its new collections at its showroom at 902 Broadway. Initially including 50-by-60-inch knotted and woven faux-fur throws, the line is made inMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Kelly Wearstler and Visual Comfort to Launch Lighting Collection

Wearstler

LOS ANGELES–Celebrated interior designer Kelly Wearstler, in partnership with Visual Comfort & Co., will debut a lighting collection during High Point Market in October. Visual Comfort shows in the C&D Building, 2G. Comprising eight collections, including chandeliers, pendants, flush mounts, wall sconces and table and floor lamps, the initial line uses such materials as ceramics,More »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Deadline Approaching for High Point, Tabletop Submissions

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN’s editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October is Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than that date. Images (preferably jpegs, butMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Restoration Hardware Moves from Loss to Profit in Q2

Restoration Hardware

CORTE MADERA, Calif.-With revenues climbing and expenses plummeting, Restoration Hardware posted net income of $27.3 million in its second quarter ending on Aug. 2, as opposed to its second-quarter net loss of $17.8 million last year. Net revenues gained 13.5 percent to finish the quarter at $433.8 million. This included an increase of 13 percentMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Riesbeck to Become hhgregg CFO

Robert Riesbeck

INDIANAPOLIS-hhgregg has hired Robert Riesbeck as its chief financial officer, a post he will assume on Sept. 15. Riesbeck, will succeed Andrew Giesler, senior vice president of finance, who had been interim chief financial officer since Jan. 31. Giesler took on the interim role after the resignation of Jeremy Aguilar, who became chief financial officerMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014