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IMC’s Mitchell to Retire, Eckman Named EVP

Tom Mitchell

HIGH POINT, N.C.- International Market Centers announced that Tom Mitchell, president of home furnishings, will retire at the end of this year. Meanwhile, Scott Eckman has been promoted into a newly created position of executive vice president of marketing and furniture leasing. Mitchell has spent much of his career leasing space, managing operations and servingMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

IMC Files for IPO

IMC

HIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers, parent company of both the High Point Market Authority and World Market Center Las Vegas, has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, IMC hopes to raise about $200 million from the offering, which it intends to use to payMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Surya Raises More Than $69K for its Miles for Meals Campaign

Tiwari Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.-Through its third-annual Miles for Meals campaign, Surya has raised $69,603—83 percent more than last year’s campaign—for Akshaya Patra, an NGO-run meal program in Northern India that provides daily hot lunches to thousands of school children. The amount of money raised will be able to provide daily lunches to more than 4,600 school childrenMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Arteriors to Partner with Interior Designer Jeffers

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DALLAS-Arteriors has signed a license partnership with San Francisco-based interior designer Jay Jeffers. The Jay Jeffers Capsule Collection for Arteriors will feature an assortment of accessories designed for home entertaining, including barware, trays and accent tables for drinks. It will be introduced in late 2015. “Jay is a distinguished interior designer with a unique flairMore »

Last updated: November 7, 2014

NY Now Sets Seminar Schedule

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now has established its schedule of seminars and events for the winter show, slated for Jan. 31-Feb. 4 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The schedule will encompass four seminar “tracks”—Handmade, Home, Lifestyle and New! Ideas—designed to complement the show’s four collections. Nearly 40 sessions will takeMore »

Last updated: November 7, 2014

Urban Expositions Tabs Muller as EVP

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ATLANTA-Courtney Muller has been named executive vice president of Urban Expositions, a newly created position for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Muller oversees much of the company’s day-to-day management, and seeks out new acquisitions, launches and partnerships. She reports to Urban Expositions’ partners, Doug Miller, president, and Tim Von Gal, chief operatingMore »

Last updated: November 5, 2014

Las Vegas Market Sees Continued Growth in Furniture

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LAS VEGAS-International Market Centers said its Las Vegas Market continues to see sustained growth throughout the furniture category with 20 renewals, four expansions and 11 new tenants. The additions in furniture impact roughly 220,000 square feet of showroom space. The Las Vegas Winter Market runs from Sunday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 22. “We areMore »

Last updated: November 5, 2014

New Board for High Point Market Authority

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The High Point Market Authority has approved a new slate of board members, effective Nov. 1, for a two-year term. The new members are Bruce Cohenour, senior vice president, Bassett Furniture Industries; Abe Elmore, founder, Elmore Furniture; Rod Lambeth, CEO, Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth Furniture; Julie Messner, vice president of leasing, International Market Centers; William “Dudley”More »

Last updated: November 5, 2014