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Nourison’s Fine Design

Nourison Waverly

The company’s designer portfolio keeps growing By Andrea Lillo For more than three decades, Nourison has searched to bring new design and innovation to retail. Over the last few years, that has included bolstering its designer license portfolio, which now contains iconic brands, each offering the consumer a different viewpoint. This comes as Nourison’s AlexMore »

Last updated: November 1, 2013

Stanley Furniture Loss Rises in Q3

Stanley Furniture

HIGH POINT, N.C.-Flat sales and a drop in gross margin led to a net loss of $2.5 million for Stanley Furniture in its fiscal third quarter, compared to a net loss of $1.9 million in its third quarter of last year. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 28, totaled $24 million, essentiallyMore »

Last updated: October 15, 2013

Company C Celebrates Its 20 Years at High Point

Company C

CONCORD, N.H.–Company C will celebrate its colorful 20 years in business at the upcoming High Point Market, along with its presentation of the Spring 2014 line and its newly renovated and expanded showroom in the International Home Furnishings Center, D-431. “The past 20 years have been a great journey, one that started with passion andMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2013

High Point Panel to Discuss Consumer Attitudes About Sustainable Furnishings


CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–The Sustainable Furnishings Council will host a panel discussion and luncheon during High Point Market that will help retailers understand consumers’ current attitudes about—and purchase intentions of—sustainable furnishings. Prominent retailers Mitchell Gold, founder of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams; Steve Freeman, vendor resource manager of Room & Board; and Peggy Burns, owner ofMore »

Last updated: October 11, 2013

The Milieu Debut


A new shelter magazine strives to “appeal to all” By Andrea Lillo After a lifetime love of designing, interior designer Pamela Pierce has moved to the publishing side, debuting Milieu magazine last month. Well aware of the number of shuttered shelter magazines over the last few years, Pierce is undeterred, feeling that she and herMore »

Last updated: October 11, 2013

Tabletop | Fall Fancies | October 2013


Soft, shimmering shades, applications of gold and rose gold, and other luxurious touches mark many of the introductions at this month’s New York Tabletop Show, which takes place at Forty One Madison, 7 W New York, 230 Fifth Avenue and many individual showrooms across the city. Shades of orange are beginning to emerge, while blueMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2013

Pacific Coast Feather Plant Hit by Tornado

Pacific Coast Feather

SEATTLE-Pacific Coast Feather’s mattress-pad manufacturing facility in Wayne, Neb., was struck by a tornado early Friday evening. Because the tornado hit after operating hours, none of the 137 people who work at the factory were injured. A Pacific Coast Feather statement said much of the facility was destroyed by the tornado. The statement added thatMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2013