Agio-USA Ups Saldana to VP of Product Development

Leonard Saldana

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-Leonard Saldana has been promoted to vice president of product development for Agio-USA. In his new post, Saldana is responsible for expanding the company’s indoor furniture retailer segment by developing products that encourage more traditional retailers to welcome Agio’s outdoor line. Bob Gaylord, president of Agio-USA, said Saldana will “leverage his knowledge andMore »

Last updated: December 31, 2014

Bigger Vegas Showroom for England Furniture

England Furniture

LAS VEGAS-England Furniture, an independent La-Z-Boy subsidiary, said it is doubling its showroom space at Las Vegas Market. The new showroom, which will debut at Winter Market, brings England to 15,000 square feet in Building B, where it is relocating from the 9th floor (B-965) to the 5th floor (B-555). “As our product line continuesMore »

Last updated: December 31, 2014

Tickets Still Available for Party on Peachtree

Gift For Life

ATLANTA-Tickets are still available for the Party On Peachtree, the first-ever Gift for Life (GFL) and the Young Gift Executives (YGE) event during next week’s Atlanta Market, set for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. The inaugural event is expected to pull in nearly 2,000 people. Hosted by AmericasMart and sponsor Poo-Pourri, the event will benefit GFLMore »

Last updated: December 30, 2014

Presenters Lined Up for ARTS Awards

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS-Presenters have been selected for the 26th annual ARTS awards to be held here next month, and they represent a wide range of the home furnishings industry. Charles Kennedy, a retired sales representative who founded the Kennedy Group, and Lisa Robison, an interior designer and founder of the non-profit Dwell with Dignity, will present theMore »

Last updated: December 23, 2014

Design Today for Product, Design News

design today

NEW YORK–In the most recent issue of Design Today, a quarterly B2B digital magazine for interior designers produced by Progressive Business Media, designers, as well as furniture industry retailers and manufacturers, discuss many of the subjects that impact their business. Click here to read: On the product side, The Essentials gives readers a lookMore »

Last updated: December 22, 2014

Phillips Collection to Open AmericasMart Showroom

Phillips Collection

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Phillips Collection has signed a lease for a permanent showroom at AmericasMart in Atlanta (Building 1, 15th Floor, Suite A6). The new showroom will be open in time for the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market scheduled for Jan. 6-15. “We have experienced astonishing growth over the last five years and Atlanta hasMore »

Last updated: December 22, 2014

Las Vegas Market Accepting Global Goodness Award Entries

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced that entries are being accepted for the fourth semi-annual Global Goodness Awards, recognizing furniture, gift and home decor companies for environmentally friendly, sustainable and socially responsible business practices. For the first time, the Global Goodness Awards, which will be presented at the upcoming Winter Market, running from Sunday, Jan. 18,More »

Last updated: December 22, 2014

Natuzzi Americas Launches Natuzzi Design Studio

Natuzzi Design Studio

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Natuzzi Americas has launched the Natuzzi Design Studio, a new division that will focus on growing business with architects and designers. “With the evolution of the Natuzzi Italia brand that now encompasses a ‘total look,’ we are well positioned to attract designers and architects looking for modern and contemporary lifestyles,” said Scott Sullens,More »

Last updated: December 22, 2014