Furniture

55 Downing Street Launches Catalog

55 Downing Street

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–55 Downing Street—the home furnishings e-commerce site from Lamps Plus—has debuted its first catalog, allowing both existing and potential consumers a print version of its offerings. This catalog was the next step in the marketing plan for 55 Downing Street, Dennis Swanson, CEO, told HFN. “Though the catalog was designed to reach a broaderMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

High Point Market Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Fashion Panel

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Are the fashion and home decor industries colliding? That’s the subject of a panel discussion between fashion and home industry trendsetters at the upcoming High Point Market. Panelists will discuss the common threads that bind the fashion and furnishings worlds and look toward the future for both industries. The panel will include KellyMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

NAHFA Announces High Point Market Seminars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) has announced its schedule for the 2014 High Point Fall Market Seminars, Oct. 18-21. The NAHFA educational seminars, which are free to market attendees, are held in the Retailer Resource Center (RRC), 222 S. Main Street, Plaza Suites, first floor. “Our Retailer Resource Center is a greatMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Dawson Named Division President of Charter Furniture

Rick Dawson

St. AUGUSTINE, Fla.–Rick Dawson has been promoted to division president of Charter Furniture, a Brown Jordan International brand. Dawson has been senior vice president of sales for Charter Furniture since 2006. In his new position, he will oversee all operations and sales responsibilities. He will report to Gene J. Moriarty, Brown Jordan’s president and CEO.More »

Last updated: October 8, 2014

Twenty-One Vendors to Offer ART Members Market Deals

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Twenty-one vendor members of ART, the creative home furnishings network, are participating in the organization’s ART card program during the upcoming High Point Market. Member retailers are eligible for the market discounts and services below when they present their ART cards while placing an order during the show. Retail membership costs $250 a yearMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2014

Latex International Tabs Manning as VP

Daniel Manning

SHELTON, Conn.-Daniel Manning has been named to the newly created position of vice president of components for the eastern region by Latex International. In his new role, Manning is responsible for working with existing customers to develop new programs and strategies, and for opening new sales channels. He reports to Ken Hinman, executive vice presidentMore »

Last updated: October 6, 2014

Bassett Posts Big Net Gains in Q3

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BASSETT, Va.-Improved sales and margins bolstered Bassett Furniture Industries to a gain of 305.8 percent in third-quarter net income, which totaled $3.3 million. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 30, rose 10.4 percent to $85.2 million. Much of the gain came from Bassett’s retail operation, whose sales increased 17 percent in totalMore »

Last updated: October 2, 2014

Safavieh to Show Safavieh Couture Furniture at High Point

Safavieh Couture’s Fay Wing Chair

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh has launched a new designer furniture line branded Safavieh Couture. The new wholesale collection will be shown for the first time in its own space, suite 117 at Historic Market Square, during the upcoming October High Point Market. Seventy five pieces representative of the 500-SKU introductory line will be displayed, including SafaviehMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014