Las Vegas Market Enhances Temp Exhibits

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-An influx of new and returning Las Vegas Market exhibitors is enhancing the temporary sections of the show, specifically in the specialty tabletop, better home decor, handmade and personal care categories, according to show owner International Market Centers. The show begins on Sunday. In addition, temporary furniture exhibits on B2 are sold-out, and giftMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015

ART Card Program Continues at Dallas, Las Vegas Markets

art card

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program continues at the upcoming the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and Las Vegas Market. The ART card program offers exclusive market specials and promotions to ART member retailers who present their ART card when they place an order. At Dallas market, the specials are: • Classic HomeMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015

Abbyson Living Consolidates Into One West Coast Mega-Facility

Abbyson Living

LOS ANGELES–Abbyson Living has begun a two-phase process of moving its two current west coast facilities into one large distribution center in the greater Los Angeles area. The new location is an 11.87-acre site and will have 500,000 square feet of racked warehouse space. Abbyson expects the move to be completed by March. “With ourMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015

Twin-Star Moves to Larger Las Vegas Showroom

Twin-Star International

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.-Twin-Star International will debut its latest products in a new showroom at the upcoming January Las Vegas Market. Located in World Market Center, showroom A-1016, the new showroom boasts 10,000 square feet of space as the layout provides a more home-like setting, enabling retailers to view the company’s offerings in a lifestyle environment.More »

Last updated: January 12, 2015

Pride Family Brands Appoints Cunningham General Manager

Beth Cunningham

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–Beth A. Cunningham has been named general manager for Pride Family Brands. It is a new position for the company. Cunningham has been with Pride Family Brands for 12 years, most recently serving as operations manager. In her new role, Cunningham will be responsible for management of Pride’s customer service department, the orderMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

La-Z-Boy Names Runyon Chief Human Resources Officer


MONROE, Mich.–La-Z-Boy Incorporated has appointed Barbara J. Runyon as chief human resources officer. Runyon will join the company on Feb. 2, and will report to Kurt L. Darrow, La-Z-Boy’s chief executive officer.  She will provide leadership and oversight for talent management, employee engagement, workforce development and compensation and benefits. Runyon joins La-Z-Boy from PepsiCo/The PepsiMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Thirteen Participating Atlanta Vendors in ART Card Program


CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Thirteen vendors will be participating in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program this week at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Show. The ART card program offers exclusive market specials and promotions to ART member retailers who present their ART card when they place an order.More »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Weir’s Furniture Names Hawley CEO

Jamie Hawley

DALLAS–Jamie Hawley has been named CEO of Weir’s Furniture, a family-owned retail chain based here. Hawley has 25 years of experience in customer-centric industries, including consumer-packaged goods, retail, restaurant and telecommunications. He has served as a corporate consultant and interim executive for Fortune 500, public and private corporations, including Lala Foods’ warehouse division where heMore »

Last updated: January 5, 2015