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Home Furnishings Group Offers Networking Opportunities in High Point

Next Generation NOW

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) will host several Next Generation Now networking and educational opportunities at the April High Point Market. On Sunday, April 6, the Association invites young professionals to a Lunch with Leaders, with appointments available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Marty Melcher, group vice president of sales,More »

Last updated: March 18, 2014

Jeffrey Portman Named AMC Vice Chairman

Jeffrey Portman

ATLANTA–The AMC, Inc. Board of Directors announced that Jeffrey L. Portman Sr. has been selected to serve as vice chairman of the corporation effective immediately. Portman has served as president and chief operating officer of Atlanta-based AMC, Inc., the parent company of AmericasMart Atlanta, for the past 13 years. He will continue to serve inMore »

Last updated: February 3, 2014

Showrooms Expand, Relocate in Atlanta

AmericasMart

ATLANTA -More home, gift and rug exhibitors are securing spaces at AmericasMart in preparation for the gift and rug markets that will take place there next month. New and expanded showrooms include JLA Home, with a new showroom on Building 1 Floor 13; Lampe Berger, with a new showroom on Building 2 Floor 9; Momeni,More »

Last updated: December 17, 2013

McMahon Named New Shopko CEO

Peter McMahon

GREEN BAY, Wis.–Shopko has named retail industry veteran Peter McMahon CEO. McMahon succeeds W. Paul Jones, who left Shopko in October. McMahon most recently served as the chief operating officer at Canadian food retailer Loblaws, where he was responsible for supply chain, IT, human resources, labor relations, merchandising, store operations and loss prevention functions.  PriorMore »

Last updated: November 26, 2013

AmericasMart to Highlight Milestone Anniversaries

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart will mark a number of anniversary celebrations during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in January. Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection will mark its 20th anniversary with an outdoor fabric fashion show, celebrations and giveaways, including a complete outdoor room and $20,000 of top outdoor living product. Inaugural category exhibitors Campania Int’l,More »

Last updated: November 26, 2013

Rick Zugel of DKB Dies

Rick Zugel

SHEBOYGAN, Wis.—Rick Zugel, director of sales at DKB Household, passed away on Nov. 10. He was 63. Zugel spent his career in housewares sales, most recently with DKB Household and previously with Wilton Products, the Sunbeam Corporation, Mirro Company (a division of Newell Rubbermaid), Regent Sheffield LTD and Regal Ware, Inc. A graduate of theMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2013