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FurnitureDealer.Net to Create “Hangout” Space in High Point

FurnitureDealer.Net

BURNSVILLE, Minn.–FurnitureDealer.Net is set to create a permanent “Hangout” space in the heart of the High Point Market district with the purchase of an office building and surrounding property located at 311 S. Elm St. between Green Drive and East Russell Avenue. According to Andy Bernstein, founder and chief executive of FurnitureDealer.Net, the 1,850-square-foot, solid-brickMore »

Last updated: August 26, 2014

WithIt Calls for WOW Nominees

WithIt WOW Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) is requesting nominations for its annual WOW Awards, to be presented during the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 18, 2015. WithIt, a women’s leadership development network, invites retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry professionals to nominate deserving individuals and businesses in the home and furnishings industry.More »

Last updated: August 26, 2014

Nikki Chu’s Imax Products Make Lifetime Debut

Nikki Chu

TULSA, Okla.–Products from Imax Corporation’s latest designer collaboration with Nikki Chu will soon be showcased on a new primetime series on Lifetime. This week, Lifetime will premiere “Girlfriend Intervention,” an unscripted makeover series where each week four experts—interior designer and fashion accessories designer Chu, beauty pro Tracy Balan, style and fashion maven Tiffiny Dixon andMore »

Last updated: August 25, 2014

Home Companies Hit Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 List

Melissa Kieling

NEW YORK–Inc. Magazine released its 500|5000 list for 2014, which ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies annually. This year’s list included first-timers such as PackIt, which hit the list at #28, as well as Surya, which has been named to the list four years in a row. Other home furnishings companies on the 2014 listMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

La-Z-Boy Net Climbs 36.4 Percent in Q1

La-Z-Boy

MONROE, Mich.-Thanks to upward moves in both sales and margins, La-Z-Boy posted a 36.5 percent increase in net income, to $13.1 million, in its fiscal first quarter ending on July 26. Net sales gained 7 percent to $327 million, fueled by sales increases in both its wholesale and retail segments. In the wholesale segment, salesMore »

Last updated: August 20, 2014

Flexsteel Net Jumps 32.8 Percent for Q4

Flexstee

DUBUQUE, Iowa-Flexsteel Industries concluded its fiscal year on June 30 on a strongly positive note with a 32.8 percent gain in fourth-quarter net income, to $5.6 million. For the full fiscal year, net income totaled $15 million, up 14 percent from the previous year. Net sales in the quarter rose 8.9 percent to $111.1 million,More »

Last updated: August 20, 2014

Cook Joins Natuzzi Americas as Marketing and Communications Manager

Cameron Cook

SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Italy–Cameron Cook has been named the marketing and communications manager for Natuzzi Americas. Cook, who joins Natuzzi from Four Hands, will report directly to Ed Teplitz, chief commercial officer of Natuzzi Americas. In her new position, Cook is responsible for marketing and communication strategy for Natuzzi Americas. “We are excited to haveMore »

Last updated: August 19, 2014

IMC Appoints Onou Gilburg Leasing Manager

Priscila Onou Gilburg

LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers has hired Priscila Onou Gilburg, a 17-year tradeshow industry veteran, to manage and oversee the expansion of temporary exhibitors in the gift and lifestyle segments at Las Vegas Market. For the past four years, Onou Gilburg has served as sales manager for ENK International Trade Shows, focusing on expanding product categoriesMore »

Last updated: August 19, 2014