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Rug Roundup: Las Vegas Market Sees Colors, Handknotteds, More

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LAS VEGAS-Color continues to reign in home furnishings and the area rug category is no exception. While bright colors are still important, whites, creams and pastels have also risen, showing an overall lightening of the color palette. Handknotteds also continue to make a resurgence, as companies find customers receptive to the higher price points. LoloiMore »

Last updated: January 20, 2015

Las Vegas Market: Day One Roundup

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LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas Market opened yesterday, with an array of introductions spanning all product categories. In addition, several companies kicked off the new year by debuting brands and categories. Among Feizy’s introductions were Nevis, a reversible rug design that features a handtufted, high/low solid-color pattern on one side with a jacquard woven two-color stripe patternMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Sears Canada Extends Offer to Help Target Canada Employees

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TORONTO-Sears Canada has made a two-way offer of help to Target Canada workers who will be affected by Target’s decision to exit its Canadian business, which was announced last week. Sears Canada is encouraging Target Canada employees interested in job opportunities with the former to visit its website, sears.ca, and click on the “Careers atMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Annual ARTS Awards Winners Announced

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DALLAS–ART and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards, today announced the winners of the 26th annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held on Friday evening (Jan. 16) at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program for the home industry honoring designers, manufacturers,More »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Stanley Furniture to Re-Enter Nursery and Youth Market

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–Stanley Furniture Company said that it plans to re-enter the nursery and youth furniture market with a mid-year new product launch introduced to the trade at the High Point Market in April. The announcement comes shortly after the company said it expects to report fourth quarter sales from continuing operations up more thanMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

International Market Centers Buys Commerce & Design Building

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HIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers announced that it has purchased the Commerce & Design (C&D) building here. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. “Our acquisition of the C&D building adds further depth and strength to our showroom footprint in High Point,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “The building has aMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Nominees Announced for NAHFA Retailer of Year Award

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.-The North American Home Furnishings Association has announced 15 nominees for its 2015 Retailer of the Year award, which celebrates the outstanding achievements and progressive leadership of the nation’s home furnishings retailers. NAHFA members in good standing were nominated by members of the home furnishings industry based on their exemplary service to the industryMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015

Retail Scorecard: Small Appliances

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NEW YORK-In the Dillard’s circular last week, a number of items were offered at permanently reduced prices. These included the Hurom Slow Juicer, reduced to $245.99 from $299.99; the KitchenAid Onyx Black 13-Cup Food processor and the KitchenAid Contour Silver 13-Cup Food Processor with Exact Slice, both reduced from $199.99 to $163.99; The Krups JuiceMore »

Last updated: January 19, 2015