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 500 … More »
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 of … More »
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 »
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 focused … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-With almost 130 exhibitors from 32 countries, the August Artisan Resource will be the largest since its first show in 2012, according to a statement from Emerald Expositions, the show’s owner and manager. The show is scheduled for Aug. 16-19 at New York City’s Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94. According to Allison Garafalo, … More »
HIGH POINT, N.C.–Registration for the Fall 2014 High Point Market is now open for buyers, international buyers, exhibitors, trade/industry, press and students. The Fall High Point Market will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 23. Online registration is available at highpointmarket.org or by phone at 336-869-1000.
ZEELAND, Mich.—Herman Miller today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Design Within Reach. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is scheduled to close July 28. Herman Miller said it will acquire an ownership interest in DWR equal to approximately 84 percent for an estimated $154 million in cash. DWR’s … More »
LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market, for the first time, has sold out the temporary presentation space in the C-ONE cross category showcase for the summer edition of the market, which takes place later this month, according to International Market Centers, which owns and operates the show. “We have experienced 41 percent growth in temporary exhibits since … More »