Furniture

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

art card

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

Bassett

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

Ralph Lauren Home Teams with Van Thiel for Collection; Four Hands to Distribute

The RLH Collection

NEW YORK–Ralph Lauren Home announced Van Thiel & Co., a Hong Kong based company, as the licensee for the RLH Collection and Four Hands as the exclusive distributor in North America and Mexico. The RLH Collection offers distinctive case goods, upholstery and decorative accessories based exclusively on one-of-a-kind antiques. Authentic craftsmanship defines the collection ofMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014

Somerton Dwelling Promotes King to National Sales Manager

Kevin King

CORONA, Calif.–Somerton Dwelling has promoted Kevin King to the newly created position of national sales manager. He will report to Dave Pinamonti, president of Somerton Dwelling. Previously, King was the assistant sales manager. “Kevin is a vital part of our team and we are thrilled to reward his hard work and dedication with this veryMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014

In-Room Designs Hires Eremita

Allison Eremita

BRONX, N.Y.–In-Room Designs has named Allison Eremita its director of youth design and merchandising. Eremita, most recently the marketing manager and merchandiser of youth and accents with Magnussen Home, will lead youth design and assist with marketing at In-Room Designs as it looks to grow its distribution in 2015. “We are delighted to tap intoMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014