Mattresses

Arkema Joins Restonic’s Marketing Team

Restonic Mattress

BUFFALO, N.Y.–Restonic Mattress Corporation announced that Catherine Arkema has joined its marketing team as designer of record for the company. Arkema will be responsible for creating inspiring designs to support the Restonic brand and all marketing and product initiatives. In addition to lending her skills to the development of the look, feel and visual experienceMore »

Last updated: February 10, 2014

Tempur Sealy Net Down for Q4, Fiscal Year

Lifetime Brands

LEXINGTON, Ky.-With the company still meeting expenses for the acquisition of Sealy, which was completed last March, Tempur Sealy reported a 2.7 percent drop in fourth-quarter net income, to $22.9 million, and a decline of 30.7 percent in net income for the fiscal year, which totaled $74 million. The inclusion of Sealy into the companyMore »

Last updated: February 7, 2014

Select Comfort Q4 Net Falls 48.6 Percent

Select Comfort

MINNEAPOLIS-A weak mattress industry environment led to a fourth-quarter downturn of 48.6 percent for Select Comfort’s net income, which totaled $6.4 million for the period. For the fiscal year ending on Dec. 28, net income was $60.1 million, down 23.1 percent from the prior fiscal year. Net sales in the quarter rose 4.7 percent toMore »

Last updated: February 6, 2014

Blog: IMC Says Market May Set Attendance Record

Safavieh Thom Filicia

LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers said the winter Las Vegas Market, now in its third day, is poised for record-setting attendance. IMC, the organizers of the show, said this market has ushered in nearly 300 new furniture and home decor brands and 900 new gift lines. Thom Filicia spoke to attendees about his new lighting collectionMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2014

Blog: It’s Day 2 at Las Vegas Market

Cyan Design

LAS VEGAS–The second day of  Las Vegas Market is underway as companies unveil products along with numerous new or expanded showrooms. Several companies returned to exhibit at the show. Kaleen Rugs returned to Las Vegas with its new, 3,500 square-foot showroom in Building C, C-407. It exudes an urban feel, which is how Kaleen willMore »

Last updated: January 27, 2014

WOWed in Vegas

Susan Gravely

LAS VEGAS–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home furnishings industry, honored five executives with its 2014 WOW Awards during the nonprofit’s annual dinner and gala reception held here Sunday night. Susan Gravely, founder and chief executive of Vietri, was presented the 2014 Legacy Award, which celebrates her significant lifetime contributions to the industry.More »

Last updated: January 27, 2014

Las Vegas Market Opens

Las Vegas Market Opens Today

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Market opens today, kicking off a new Sunday to Thursday schedule, along with thousands of product debuts and tons of educational and networking opportunities. Celebrity designer Monica Pedersen, always a much-seen face at the market, will be even more visible this time around with two new offerings—furniture at Abbyson Living (B-880)More »

Last updated: January 24, 2014

Las Vegas Market Reaches 96 Percent Occupancy on Home Furnishings Floors

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers has announced the highest-ever occupancy in its furniture and mattress space leading up to the Winter Las Vegas Market, fueled by a growing demand among its existing base of tenants looking to expand their footprint along with new suppliers joining Las Vegas Market’s growing roster of exhibitors. The 2014 Winter LasMore »

Last updated: January 16, 2014