Furniture

Hooker Q2 Net Jumps 34.6 Percent

Hooker Furniture

MARTINSVILLE, Va.-Increased profitability from key segments offset a slight dip in overall sales to boost Hooker Furniture to a 34.6 percent gain in second-quarter net income, which totaled $2.3 million. According to Paul B. Toms Jr., Hooker’s chairman and CEO, the company posted profit increases in its casegoods and Sam Moore units, along with anMore »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Billy Ocean and Little River Band to Perform at High Point

Billy Ocean

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Billy Ocean and Little River Band will be the featured performers at the upcoming High Point Market. Billy Ocean, a grammy-award-winning singer known for hits including “Caribbean Queen,” performs on Saturday, Oct. 18. Little River Band, known for songs such as “Lady” and “Happy Anniversary,” takes the stage on Sunday, Oct. 19. DoorsMore »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Surya to Unveil Outdoor Offerings at Casual Market

Surya Buddha

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya is set to introduce a significantly expanded outdoor product offering at the 2014 International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, to be held Sept. 16-19 at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Featuring a range of coordinating accessories across multiple categories along with high-performance materials, the new offerings are designed to make it easy forMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

High Point Market Authority Announces a Public Art Project

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority announced that a public/private art pilot project will unfold in seven locations, including three in the Market District. The project will initially feature sculptures from local artist Charles B. “Chuck” Foster who works in time-honored materials such as granite, marble and bronze. The project calls for the artworkMore »

Last updated: September 4, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline Extended

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. It is now Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than thatMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Li Appointed President of Ralph Lauren Home

William Li

NEW YORK–William Li has been appointed president of Ralph Lauren Home, succeeding Ian Sears. Li will assume the position with more than four years of experience building the Ralph Lauren brand and business globally as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Home. “Li’s strong leadership skills, in-depth understanding of the home market and the company,More »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

La-Z-Boy Names Collier and Edwards as Executive Officers

La-Z-Boy

MONROE, Mich.–La-Z-Boy today announced the appointments of two executive officers: Doug Collier has been named senior vice president of La-Z-Boy Incorporated; and Darrell Edwards has been named senior vice president of La-Z-Boy Incorporated and chief supply chain officer. Collier retains the titles of chief marketing officer and president, international; Edwards was senior vice president, operations,More »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Twin-Star International Hires Stratman as Marketing Communications Specialist

Lauren Stratman

DEL RAY BEACH, Fla.–Lauren Stratman was hired to be Twin-Star International’s communications and media specialist—a new position for the company. “Ms. Stratman will be a major contributor to the marketing and public relations efforts made here at Twin-Star International,” stated Brian Brigham, director of marketing and public relations. ”We hope to utilize her experience inMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014