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Safavieh to Debut Throw Category, New Rugs, Pillows in New York

Safavieh throw

NEW YORK–Safavieh will step into the decorative throw category at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, as well as present 250 new rug and pillow designs. The company will show its new collections at its showroom at 902 Broadway. Initially including 50-by-60-inch knotted and woven faux-fur throws, the line is made inMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Kelly Wearstler and Visual Comfort to Launch Lighting Collection

Wearstler

LOS ANGELES–Celebrated interior designer Kelly Wearstler, in partnership with Visual Comfort & Co., will debut a lighting collection during High Point Market in October. Visual Comfort shows in the C&D Building, 2G. Comprising eight collections, including chandeliers, pendants, flush mounts, wall sconces and table and floor lamps, the initial line uses such materials as ceramics,More »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Deadline Approaching for High Point, Tabletop Submissions

HFN

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

Restoration Hardware Moves from Loss to Profit in Q2

Restoration Hardware

CORTE MADERA, Calif.-With revenues climbing and expenses plummeting, Restoration Hardware posted net income of $27.3 million in its second quarter ending on Aug. 2, as opposed to its second-quarter net loss of $17.8 million last year. Net revenues gained 13.5 percent to finish the quarter at $433.8 million. This included an increase of 13 percentMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Riesbeck to Become hhgregg CFO

Robert Riesbeck

INDIANAPOLIS-hhgregg has hired Robert Riesbeck as its chief financial officer, a post he will assume on Sept. 15. Riesbeck, will succeed Andrew Giesler, senior vice president of finance, who had been interim chief financial officer since Jan. 31. Giesler took on the interim role after the resignation of Jeremy Aguilar, who became chief financial officerMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Amazon Tops Stores Magazine’s Favorite 50 Shopping Sites

Amazon.com

WASHINGTON-Amazon.com once again finished first on Stores magazine’s Favorite 50 list of top shopping websites. Rounding out the magazine’s top 10 were walmart.com, ebay.com, kohls.com, bestbuy.com, macys.com, target.com, jcpenney.com, sears.com and google.com. This year’s list was notable for the first appearance of wayfair.com, the home furnishings site, which finished 43rd. Zulily.com, which sells home furnishingsMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Classy Art Teams Up with Duck Commander

classy art

HOUSTON–Classy Art Wholesalers Inc., a supplier of framed and unframed wall decor, has joined up with Duck Commander, which is owned by the Robertson family, stars of “Duck Dynasty,” for a licensed line. The line will include a variety of framed prints, mirrors, canvases and metal wall decor, and camouflage will be used throughout—but inMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

Electrolux Celebrates Vac Milestones

The Electrolux Ergorapido

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-The Electrolux Ergorapido cordless vacuum cleaner celebrated its 10th anniversary in August with the production of the 10 millionth Ergorapido. Since its launch in 2004, the Ergorapido has been sold in more than 70 countries around the world, according to an Electrolux statement. The United States has been its largest market, followed by JapanMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014