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ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–ELK Group Intl. has made another acquisition, purchasing furniture, lighting and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The move will strengthen ELK’s accent furniture category, the company said. Based in Springfield, Mo., GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings, and emphasizes quality through handcarving, custom finishes and utilization of solid wood construction. GuildMaster also has aMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Next Gen Lunch Planned for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is hosting a Lunch with Leaders event, Sunday, Oct. 19, at the High Point Market for Next Gen NOW members and industry leaders and influencers. Next Gen NOW members will have the opportunity to share a one-on-one working lunch with seasoned professionals in select showrooms during whichMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

High Point Market Authority Targets Retailers

Tom Conley

The High Point Market Authority has done its most extensive marketing ever to attract retailers to this month’s event. HPMA CEO Tom Conley said his organization has taken a three-tiered approach, for the first time, to drive retailers to the fall market. The HPMA is utilizing direct mail, e-mail and a two-pronged telemarketing effort toMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Registration is Open for Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-Registration for the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, running from Sunday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register. Pre-registration ensures attendees will receive their badges in the mail before market. “Building on the momentum of the strongest market in our history, Winter Las Vegas Market brings even more resourcesMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

55 Downing Street Launches Catalog

55 Downing Street

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–55 Downing Street—the home furnishings e-commerce site from Lamps Plus—has debuted its first catalog, allowing both existing and potential consumers a print version of its offerings. This catalog was the next step in the marketing plan for 55 Downing Street, Dennis Swanson, CEO, told HFN. “Though the catalog was designed to reach a broaderMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

ELK Group to Debut Expanded Atlanta Showroom

ELK Group International

ATLANTA–ELK Group Intl. will debut its new 10,000 square foot showroom at AmericasMart Atlanta this January. The space will showcase ELK’s family of home decor, home accents, furniture and lighting lines—under the new brand Dimond Home, which includes Dimond Lighting, Lazy Susan and Sterling—together for the first time. Located on Floor 6 of Building 1,More »

Last updated: October 8, 2014

Twenty-One Vendors to Offer ART Members Market Deals

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Twenty-one vendor members of ART, the creative home furnishings network, are participating in the organization’s ART card program during the upcoming High Point Market. Member retailers are eligible for the market discounts and services below when they present their ART cards while placing an order during the show. Retail membership costs $250 a yearMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2014

River of Goods Inks Downton Abbey Lighting License

Downton Abbey Lighting

ST. PAUL, Minn.–River of Goods, which sources, designs and develops lighting and home decor, has been granted the license to produce the first lighting collection for the popular British drama, “Downton Abbey.” Coinciding with the U.S. airing of the fifth season of the series, the line will debut in January at the Atlanta International GiftMore »

Last updated: October 6, 2014