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Woolrich Opens First North American Flagship Store

Woolrich Adds PM&J for Pet Products

NEW YORK-Woolrich Inc., the outerwear and lifestyle brand, has opened its first stand-alone retail space in North America, which will carry the company’s blankets along with its apparel and accessories. Located at 125 Wooster St. here, the store encompasses a 1,400-square-foot ground floor and a 500-square-foot basement level. The company’s blankets, along with bags andMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Furniture First Promotes Two to Vice President

Brian Hass

HARRISBURG, Pa.–National Buying Group Furniture First recently promoted two of its merchandising directors to vice president positions. Brian Hass has been promoted to vice president of merchandising. In this position, he will oversee the merchandising staff in the case goods, upholstery and accessories categories. He will also focus on developing case goods, area rug andMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Surya’s High Point Events Include Educational, Social Opportunities

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–During High Point Market next month, Surya will host a number of events at its Showplace showroom, #4100. They will include both educational events about such topics as global design trends and how innovative technologies are opening up new design possibilities, as well as social ones. In addition, market attendees who register at surya.com/market-registrationMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Zuo to Debut New High Point Showroom for 10th Anniversary

Zuo Modern

UNION CITY, Calif.-Zuo Modern Contemporary will mark its 10th anniversary with the opening of its new showroom at the fall 2014 High Point Market. The new space has two entrances, from the International Home Furnishings Center D502 and the IHFC Green Wing G578. It measures 16,000 square feet, double the size of Zuo’s previous spacesMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Kas Rugs Unveils its 2014 Look Book

Kas Rugs’ new Look Book

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has unveiled its latest catalog, reflecting new features as well as details on the Kas brand story and stories about licensed designers Bob Mackie and Donny Osmond. At 238 pages, the bound book is larger than its previous catalogs. It’s the company’s first fashion-forward look book and includes its newest product categories—pillowsMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

CEO Campbell to Leave Sears Canada

Douglas Campbell

TORONTO-Douglas Campbell, Sears Canada’s president and CEO, said he will leave the retailer by the end of this calendar year. Campbell told the company that he is leaving to return to the United States, “to tend to personal family issues,” according to a company statement. Sears Canada’s board will begin to search for his successorMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Bed Bath Stock Spikes

Bed Bath & Beyond

NEW YORK-Bed Bath & Beyond enjoyed a healthy gain in its stock price in yesterday’s trading on the NASDAQ market. The increase came on the heels of Bed Bath’s second quarter report, which revealed that its second-quarter net income fell by 10.2 percent. In overnight trading, the retailer’s stock price rose from its Sept. 23More »

Last updated: September 25, 2014