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bedgear to Show at High Point Market

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HIGH POINT, N.C.-bedgear, a manufacturer of “performance” bedding, will exhibit at next month’s High Point Market, taking space PS 1-500 on the first floor of the Plaza Suites. The company produces bed pillows, pillow protectors, mattress protectors and mattress encasements. Eugene Alletto, bedgear’s CEO, said, “We know that High Point provides quality time for visitsMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Maison & Objet Welcomed Almost 67,000 Visitors

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PARIS-This month’s Maison & Objet played host to 66,962 visitors, up 1.1 percent from the attendee count from the September 2013 show, according to a statement from the show. A total of 3,445 companies exhibited at the show, up 5 percent from last year. This included 650 exhibitors that were new to the show, theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Hinkley Debuts Second Lighting Guide

Hinkley’s new lighting guide

CLEVELAND–At the American Lighting Association conference this month, Hinkley Lighting released its second lighting guide, “Lighting Made Simple, Volume 2,” which targets homeowners who want to add or update their lighting. In a magazine-like format, the guide includes articles such as “29 Designs to Make Your Space Shine,” and “Hot Property,” It also has contentMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

KitchenAid’s Elliott Elected IHA Board Chairman

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-Dave Elliott, general manager of KitchenAid Global Small Appliances, has been elected chairman of the board of the International Housewares Association. Elliott will succeed Keith Jaffee, chairman of O2 Cool, who is maintaining his position on the IHA board. He has been with Whirlpool, KitchenAid’s parent, since February 2009. Prior to that, he workedMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Woolrich Opens First North American Flagship Store

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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

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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

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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

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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