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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

Zuo to Debut New High Point Showroom for 10th Anniversary

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UNION CITY, Calif.-Zuo Modern Contemporary will mark its 10th anniversary with the opening of its new showroom at the fall 2014 High Point Market. The new space has two entrances, from the International Home Furnishings Center D502 and the IHFC Green Wing G578. It measures 16,000 square feet, double the size of Zuo’s previous spacesMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Home Furnishings Lends Support to Traditional Home Awards

Barbara Walters

NEW YORK–Home furnishings companies Lenox, Henredon and Hickory Chair will be among the sponsors of Traditional Home magazine’s Classic Woman Awards here next month, where Barbara Walters will be among the presenters. The magazine will honor five women for their significant charitable efforts and grant its first-ever Lifetime Achievement and Design Trailblazer awards, to designerMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

ART Tabs Andrulis as President; Lowack Steps Down

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, has appointed Susan Andrulis of Imax as its new president and Kellee Hollenback Hammond with Littman Brands and Sonneman – A Way of Light as the executive vice president of ART’s board of directors. The previous president of ART, Mindy Lowack of the Dallas MarketMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

Three New Pavilions Added at Market Square

Market Square & Suites Announces Event Line-Up for October Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–A completely redesigned top floor of the Suites at Market Square that has three new pavilions debuts this fall at High Point Market. The new pavilions are Soft Goods; Modern Living; and Fashion, Accessories & Gift. The Soft Goods Pavilion features home textiles, linens, pillows, throws and top-of-bed, window treatments, table linens, napkins,More »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

Twin Star to Open Chinese Warehouse

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla.–Twin-Star International plans to open its first Far East warehouse to support its Sharetainer sales program, which allows retailers to mix their direct container shipments with a larger variety of Twin Star products, which range from electric heaters and fireplaces to wine coolers. The warehouse, based in Dalishan, Guandong Province, China, will beginMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market Commits to Merchandise Mart

Merchandise Mart

CHICAGO–The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market said it has renewed its contract with the Merchandise Mart to hold its trade show there for the next eight years. “We are enthusiastic about the synergy of renewing our partnership with the Merchandise Mart,” said Ward Usmar, ICFA chairman and senior vice president of TUUCI. “The entireMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014