Furniture

IMC Makes Management Changes, Hires Loper-Boyd

Renee Loper-Boyd

HIGH POINT, N.C.–International Market Centers has announced a series of management changes across various departments within the company. Julie Messner has been promoted to senior vice president for furniture leasing–High Point, and Karen Olson has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing. With Karen Olson’s promotion, IMC has hired Renee Loper-Boyd as the company’s newMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Ethan Allen Net Dives in Q2

Ethan Allen

DANBURY, Conn.-As it continues to transition its product offerings, Ethan Allen Interiors reported a 13.1 percent drop in second-quarter net income, to $10 million. A company statement said the introduction of more than 600 product offerings in the fiscal first half led to a selloff in floor inventory, which affected retail sales and gross margins.More »

Last updated: January 28, 2015

WithIt 2015 WOW Awards Honored Industry Leaders

Carolyn Kinder

LAS VEGAS-WithIt recently presented its 2015 WOW Awards, which is dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of women and the companies that support women in the home and furnishings industries. WithIt presented its prestigious Legacy Award to Carolyn Kinder, founder and chief executive of Carolyn Kinder, Inc. for her lifetime contributions to the home furnishings industry.More »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

TD Bank Teams with Mor Furniture for Less

Mor

MAHWAH, N.J.-TD Bank said it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide a new branded private label credit card program for Mor Furniture for Less, the San Diego-based retailer. The card will launch this month at the chain’s 29 full-line furniture stores and its online business. TD’s Retail Card Services division will direct all facetsMore »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

Rotmans Furniture CEO Launches Eco-Friendly Materials Distribution Firm

Steve Rotman

BOSTON–Steve Rotman, president and CEO of Rotmans Furniture, has launched Nature’s Home Solutions, a Boston-based distribution company to bring to market eco-friendly materials and components for use in home furnishings, apparel and other product categories. “As a retailer, we recognize our customers increasingly want natural, sustainable, allergy-friendly furnishings for their homes that are healthy, environmentallyMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Six furniture, gift and home decor firms—Bison Book Binding, Cozy Nomad Designs, Dogberry Collections, Joybird Furniture, Karma Living and Vital Industries—received Best Booth awards at the Winter 2015 Market, which runs through Thursday, Jan. 22. “Las Vegas Market recognizes and congratulates the visual merchandising efforts of these six exhibitors, each of which is leadingMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Dallas Announces Best Visual Presentation Award Winners

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has recognized exhibitors at its recent January Total Home & Gift Market with fresh, innovative and creative displays with Best Visual Presentation Awards. The awards are given out twice a year. The Best Visual Presentation winners are: World Trade Center 2nd floor – Grace Direct 3rd floor – Park Hill Collections 4thMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

MoMA Design Store’s Spring Collection Rolls Out

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NEW YORK-The retail division of the Museum of Modern Art has begun rolling out its spring collection, which include technologically advanced products, artist-influenced items and fun products for entertaining and cooking. One category customers have been responding well to is work by artists, said Steve Gerdts, product manager, retail, MoMA. “We want to bring artworkMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015