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Sustainable Furnishings Council Names New Board Members

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) welcomes five new appointees to its board of directors. The new members of the board, who begin their three-year term this year, are: Gat Caperton, president and CEO of Caperton Furnitureworks, a West Virginia manufacturer of handmade, solid-wood home furniture; environmental lawyer Alexander Elkan, partner at Greensboro, N.C.-basedMore »

Last updated: March 6, 2014

Sustainable Group Plans Jan. Events

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-The home furnishings industry’s  advocate for environmentally responsible design and creating healthful homes kicks off 2014 with back-to-back West Coast events. First, the Sustainable Furnishings Council will host a panel discussion during Las Vegas Market, “Cradle to Cradle Thinking: What Is It & What It Can Do For You.” The event, to beMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2014

High Point Market Opens

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–The home furnishings industry converges on this lovely southern town today for High Point Market, which runs through Oct. 24. Among the thousands of fashionable introductions, HFN is debuting HFN High Point, an exclusive market issue featuring news, trends and interviews with industry leaders.  The special issue will be handed out at numerousMore »

Last updated: October 18, 2013

High Point Panel to Discuss Consumer Attitudes About Sustainable Furnishings

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–The Sustainable Furnishings Council will host a panel discussion and luncheon during High Point Market that will help retailers understand consumers’ current attitudes about—and purchase intentions of—sustainable furnishings. Prominent retailers Mitchell Gold, founder of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams; Steve Freeman, vendor resource manager of Room & Board; and Peggy Burns, owner ofMore »

Last updated: October 11, 2013