Eco-friendly home furnishings
Seldens Designer Home Furnishings is holding a grand opening for the first dedicated Tommy Bahama Home shop in the Pacific Northwest on April 24. More
Talalay latex mattress specialist Pure LatexBliss has appointed bedding veteran Cathy Hover to lead sales for the company’s new South Central East sales region, which encompasses Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. She reports to E.B. Walthall, vice president of sales. More
With Steinhafels’ acquisition of three American TV & Appliance locations in Wisconsin, the Top 100 company is ratcheting up a multimillion-dollar expansion plan that calls for the units to be reopened as superstores later this year. More
Organizers of the 3F Famous Furniture Fair and Furniture China Shanghai have announced a partnership they claim will strengthen the international profile of both their respective shows in southern China and Shanghai. More
Interior design retailer Steven Brown, 58, died here on April 9. More
News From The Web
April 22, 2014Two big bedding events unfold at the Omni Orlando Resort in Championsgate, Fla., next month. Furniture/Today’s Bedding Conference is set for May 14-16 and will be followed immediately by the Seena Magowitz Golf Classic, which runs May 16-17. Between the two events you can pick up compelling business insights from bedding leaders on the retail, wholesale and supply sides of the business, enjoy great networking opportunities, honor retail excellence in bedding, and support the industrywide fight against the perils of pancreatic cancer. The keynote speaker for the Bedding Conference is Don Peppers, one of the world’s leading ...
An Inside Look
April 15, 2014At the March 12 VIP Roundtable focusing on ecommerce held by MicroD in Charlotte, N.C., one of the issues that was brought up among the panel was the lack of standardization in the industry. Charles White, owner of retailer RW Designs, cited the example set by the propane gas industry, which agreed upon a standard valve so all propane tanks will fit all grills. Jesse Akre, MicroD’s senior vice president for ecommerce, noted that such a movement toward a certain degree of conformity (though not necessarily in construction or design) would probably help generate more sales across the ...
From A Rep's Perspective
April 10, 2014When I started to write this column it was 6:15 AM on Sunday morning during market. But then I had to leave for a 7:00 AM meeting and three days later after market is over I finally am getting back to it. The nights are way too short and the days are long. Here's one big tip that I discovered Sunday morning as I rolled out of bed at 4:45 ...do not bring a pair of new shoes to wear at market, especially when one of you major lines is a four block walk from your ...
May 7, 2014 - May 9, 2014
- Hospitality & Design Show
May 14, 2014 - May 16, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
- International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)
May 17, 2014 - May 20, 2014
New York, NY