LAS VEGAS—Montreal-based company RenWil added 450 new products to its lineup at Las Vegas Market this week, including about 75 items in its new rug category, which first launched in January. The company, which offers wall decor, mirrors and lighting, also added a new lifestyle group called Lost in Paradise, which has a tropical feel. … More »
ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is now accepting submissions for speakers in its Retailer Resource Center (RRC) at High Point Market in October. Seminars are scheduled Oct. 18-21. Popular seminar topics include digital/online and mobile strategies, social media, advertising and marketing, sales and sales training, retail operations and logistics, retail trends and … More »
The off-price retailer continues to expand its brand By Andrea Lillo Don’t let the name fool you. While The Dump may focus on keeping prices low, its offerings include limited-edition and exclusive items including $12,000 rugs and $8,000 mattresses. “We feel that luxury shouldn’t be for the privileged few,” said Rob Pcholinski, regional manager, Atlanta/Chicago/Tempe. … More »
HIGH POINT, N.C.–Registration for the Fall 2014 High Point Market is now open for buyers, international buyers, exhibitors, trade/industry, press and students. The Fall High Point Market will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 23. Online registration is available at highpointmarket.org or by phone at 336-869-1000.
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Heritage Home Group will relocate each of its brands to all-new, distinct showrooms that occupy the third and fourth floors of Market Square here. The company is also re-configuring its previously occupied space in the IHFC for its Thomasville, Broyhill and Lane brands, according to International Market Centers, which owns Market Square and … More »
AMHERST, Mass.–As of July 1, Taylor van der Mandele will be the new owner and president of AMS Imports, a transition that has been underway for a year. After 34 years at AMS Imports, founder Anne Schewe is retiring and will remain as a consultant to AMS. Van der Mandele joined the company last year … More »
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Four new students have been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship, granted to students bound for a career in home furnishings, for the 2014-2015 academic year. This year’s recipients are Emily Hardin, a senior interior design student at Mississippi State University; Samuel Patterson, a junior in the industrial design program at North … More »
ATLANTA–Amer Rugs will debut at Las Vegas Market this summer, with the unveiling of its first permanent showroom at the market. Located in Building B, suite 421, the 2,500-square-foot showroom is Amer’s third new showroom in 18 months. “Customer convenience was the primary reason we chose suite 421, being in an area with other existing … More »