HIGH POINT, N.C.–Registration for the Fall 2014 High Point Market is now open for buyers, international buyers, exhibitors, trade/industry, press and students. The Fall High Point Market will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 23. Online registration is available at highpointmarket.org or by phone at 336-869-1000.
ZEELAND, Mich.—Herman Miller today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Design Within Reach. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is scheduled to close July 28. Herman Miller said it will acquire an ownership interest in DWR equal to approximately 84 percent for an estimated $154 million in cash. DWR’s … More »
LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market, for the first time, has sold out the temporary presentation space in the C-ONE cross category showcase for the summer edition of the market, which takes place later this month, according to International Market Centers, which owns and operates the show. “We have experienced 41 percent growth in temporary exhibits since … More »
DALLAS–The deadline to submit nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide, is Friday, August 1. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. The categories in the manufacturer awards are accent furniture, area rugs, green award, … More »
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Restructuring charges totaling $16.2 million related to the ceasing of domestic production of its Young America product line led to a second-quarter net loss of $18.3 million for Stanley Furniture in its second quarter, compared to a net loss of $2.9 million in the second quarter of last year. In April, the company … More »
CHICAGO–Parker James will open its first U.S stand alone showroom in Suite 1586 at The Merchandise Mart in time for the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Preview Show July 15-17. Also, Zuo Modern Contemporary will open a new showroom in Suite 15-101, a space about double the size of its former space. “With the opening … More »
MONROE, Mich.-La-Z-Boy has promoted Daniel King to president of its retail segment. In his new role, King will oversee all facets of the company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, including sales, store operations, training and merchandising. He reports to Mark Bacon, senior vice president and president of the company’s branded business. King has been leading the retail … More »
LAS VEGAS-Outdoor furniture maker Hanamint Corp. has signed a lease for a permanent showroom at the Las Vegas Market starting in August 2015. Hanamint USA and sister company Alu-Mont will exhibit in a new 12,000-square-foot showroom in Space C-1305 as part of the casual furnishings category launch taking place at the market next summer. This … More »