Furniture

International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market Commits to Merchandise Mart

Merchandise Mart

CHICAGO–The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market said it has renewed its contract with the Merchandise Mart to hold its trade show there for the next eight years. “We are enthusiastic about the synergy of renewing our partnership with the Merchandise Mart,” said Ward Usmar, ICFA chairman and senior vice president of TUUCI. “The entireMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

NAHFA to Launch Webinars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) will launch a monthly webinar series Sept. 18. “NAHFA’s focus is on helping our members grow their businesses,” said NAHFA CEO Sharron Bradley. “Our monthly webinar program is a direct result of members telling us what they want and what they need. We’re excited about the initiativeMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

WithIt Announces 2014 Fall Raffle

WithIt

HIGH POINT, N.C.–WithIt, the Women’s Leadership Development Network, has announced its 2014 Fall Raffle with prizes including tickets to Super Bowl 2015. Other prizes include tickets to the Phoenix Open, tickets to next year’s Kentucky Derby and guaranteed tee times at St. Andrews golf course in Edinburgh, Scotland. Profits from the annual raffle will benefitMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

ARTS Awards Finalists for 2015 Announced

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the finalists for the 26th annual ARTS Awards. To be presented on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the ARTS Awards recognize excellence in manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide in 27 categories, including a newMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Surya Solves Super-Commute Dilemma

Surya Van Pool

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya’s new carpooling program, which includes a company-supplied van for employees who live far away from company headquarters here, appears to be paying dividends. Since its launch at the beginning of June, the commuting van pool—which picks up employees living in Atlanta and the surrounding areas, roughly 70 miles away—has saved its employees hundredsMore »

Last updated: September 15, 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

Deadline Approaching for High Point, Tabletop Submissions

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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