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Casual Showroom Opening, Expansion at Merchandise Mart

Merchandise Mart to Offer New and Expanded Showrooms for Chicago Market

CHICAGO–Parker James will open its first U.S stand alone showroom in Suite 1586 at The Merchandise Mart in time for the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Preview Show July 15-17. Also, Zuo Modern Contemporary will open a new showroom in Suite 15-101, a space about double the size of its former space. “With the openingMore »

Last updated: July 14, 2014

King Upped to Lead La-Z-Boy Retail Segment

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MONROE, Mich.-La-Z-Boy has promoted Daniel King to president of its retail segment. In his new role, King will oversee all facets of the company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, including sales, store operations, training and merchandising. He reports to Mark Bacon, senior vice president and president of the company’s branded business. King has been leading the retailMore »

Last updated: July 10, 2014

Hanamint to Join Outdoor Furniture Section in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS-Outdoor furniture maker Hanamint Corp. has signed a lease for a permanent showroom at the Las Vegas Market starting in August 2015. Hanamint USA and sister company Alu-Mont will exhibit in a new 12,000-square-foot showroom in Space C-1305 as part of the casual furnishings category launch taking place at the market next summer. ThisMore »

Last updated: July 10, 2014

Egli Appointed to Casual Market Buyer Relations Post

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CHICAGO–Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. has expanded its Casual Market team with the appointment of Debra Egli as buyer relations manager. In this new position, Egli will focus on attracting key retailers, catalogs and e-tailers from across the country to The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, which takes place in September. She will also focusMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

Abbyson Tabs Cheng to Head Asian Operations

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LOS ANGELES-Michael Cheng has been named director of Asian operations for Abbyson Living. In this newly created position, Cheng is responsible for product development, quality control, manufacturing and internal product handling across Abbyson’s Asian facilities. He reports to Rodd Rafieha, vice president of sales and marketing. Before joining Abbyson, Cheng worked for Kuka Home FurnitureMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

Designers to Discuss Trends in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS-New trends in home furnishings will be discussed by designers Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer and Timothy Corrigan during an Ahead of the Curve event at Las Vegas Market later this month. The panel discussion will be moderated by “Today” contributor Susanna Salk and will take place on Tuesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. inMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

Heritage Home Strengthens Brand Presence in High Point

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HIGH POINT, N.C.-Heritage Home Group will relocate each of its brands to all-new, distinct showrooms that occupy the third and fourth floors of Market Square here. The company is also re-configuring its previously occupied space in the IHFC for its Thomasville, Broyhill and Lane brands, according to International Market Centers, which owns Market Square andMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

Veranda Classics Launches New Website with Cruise Giveaway

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Veranda Classics by Foremost has launched a new website, verandaclassics.com, in an effort to provide quick and complete information to customers and easy access for retailers looking for a new source of high-end outdoor furniture. To kick off the new site, Veranda Classics will give away a four-day Royal Caribbean Cruise gift certificateMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014