Tag Archives: International Casual Furnishings Association

Couristan, Trans Ocean Import Win Awards at Casual Market

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CHICAGO–At the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market here last week, two rug manufacturers received awards for excellence. Couristan was honored with the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) Design Excellence Award in the Outdoor Carpeting, Rugs & Flooring category, while Trans-Ocean received a Manufacturer Leadership Award, also in the Outdoor Carpeting, Rugs & Flooring category.More »

Last updated: September 23, 2014

Casual Furniture Roundtable Scheduled

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CHICAGO–The International Casual Furnishings Association will host its second-annual Industry Roundtable at the Merchandise Mart from 1:30 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 15–the day prior to the opening of the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market here. The event will include roundtable discussions of topics, including promotions, inventory management, motivating employees, controlling costs, selling onMore »

Last updated: August 14, 2014

Casual Furniture Players See Smoother Sailing Ahead

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By Jessica Goldbogen Harlan A more stable economy, coupled with more diverse retail interest in the category, means that 2014 is shaping up to be a good year for casual furniture, according to industry members. “We’re anticipating a very good year in 2014,” said Joe Logan, executive director for the International Casual Furnishings Association. “TheMore »

Last updated: March 17, 2014