Furniture

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

Speakers, Sponsors Confirmed for CEO Summit at Winter Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS–Two new speakers and five additional sponsors are confirmed for the third annual CEO Summit, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Consumer behavior expert Dr. Andreas Weigend, director of Social Data Lab and former chief scientist for Amazon, will present a keynote address on the second day of the summit;More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

ART’s Bowling Event is Back at High Point Market

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, will host the return of its popular networking event, ART Fun Night, at High Point Market next month. It will take place on Monday, Oct. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the High Point Bowling Center. The evening will include dinner, which will be servedMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Maison & Objet Welcomed Almost 67,000 Visitors

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PARIS-This month’s Maison & Objet played host to 66,962 visitors, up 1.1 percent from the attendee count from the September 2013 show, according to a statement from the show. A total of 3,445 companies exhibited at the show, up 5 percent from last year. This included 650 exhibitors that were new to the show, theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Furniture First Promotes Two to Vice President

Brian Hass

HARRISBURG, Pa.–National Buying Group Furniture First recently promoted two of its merchandising directors to vice president positions. Brian Hass has been promoted to vice president of merchandising. In this position, he will oversee the merchandising staff in the case goods, upholstery and accessories categories. He will also focus on developing case goods, area rug andMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014