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Furniture Industry News Archives

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Furniture Industry News Published in 2014

ISPA EXPO 2014 Reports Record-Breaking Event  - 4/14/2014

Nearly 3,300 attendees saw the very latest in machinery, components, services and technology.

Bush, Tramel Recognized for Extraordinary Service At ISPA EXPO  - 4/14/2014

Jimmy Bush, senior vice president of corporate development at HSM Solutions, and Kerry Tramel, president of Lady Americana Associates were recently honored.

McCreary Modern Matches Employee’s Fund Raising Efforts  - 4/12/2014

The Ronald McDonald House of Winston Salem “Sport a Shirt, Share a Night” event.

Aaron’s New Integrated Brand Campaign Emphasizes “Own the Life You Want”  - 4/11/2014

The “Own the Life You Want” campaign emphasizes Aaron’s brand promise—“Aaron’s makes owning easy through lease ownership, so you can own the life you want.”

HSM Celebrates 70 Years of Innovation and Growth  - 4/11/2014

Company has transformed from components supplier to provider of integrated solutions.

Retail Media Note #112 for Furniture World: Mobile Is A Growing Part Of Shopping, Buying Habits  - 4/11/2014

A third (34%) of smartphone users have made a purchase via their smartphone, and 72% of report using their smartphone while inside a store, research from DigitasLBi has found.

Furniture First Buying Group Honors Founding / Charter Members & Vendors at 20th Anniversary Gala  - 4/11/2014

The cooperative’s independent Members, manufacturer and service partners, as well as other industry figures, gathered at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.

Trump Home® and Serta® Launch New Hybrid Mattress Collection  - 4/11/2014

These all-new mattresses are now enhanced with Serta’s latest hybrid mattress technology, which combines Serta’s dual-action gel memory foam with its most advanced innerspring support system.

Weekly Furniture Management Tip # 136 - A Good Leader...  - 4/11/2014

This week's tip from Country View Woodworking identifies eight actions that can cause negative consequences in retail organizations.

Arne Petersen appointed Vice President at Koelnmesse  - 4/11/2014

Will have responsibility for imm cologne, interzum, ORGATEC, LivingKitchen®/ LivingInteriors®, FSB, and aquanale.

Hästens Opens Store Engineered For Design Trade Professionals  - 4/11/2014

The new store encourages guests to make an emotional connection to the beds by guiding them through four “sleep zones.”

Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) Attracts Over 19,000 Visitors  - 4/11/2014

The five-day event reported estimated sales of US$892 million and a 6% jump in attendees to 19,472 visitors including 6,171 international buyers from 141 countries and regions.

Profit Management Promotions Hires Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager  - 4/10/2014

Pete Timmins, furniture industry veteran, hired to support company's growth and client services.

Sleep Train to Acquire America’s Mattress in Hawaii  - 4/10/2014

Employee-owned retailer expanding into new region with nine stores.

Globe Express Services Appoints Managing Director, Asia Pacific  - 4/10/2014

Accomplished Asia 3PL veteran tapped to lead company’s growth strategy in its largest region.

Guildmaster Announces Winner Of “My Guildmaster Story” Contest  - 4/10/2014

Deborah Costa of Design Alchemy in Sacramento, California, won $1000 toward a future order.

AFHF Opens Interactive Wall Of Fame Exhibit In High Point  - 4/10/2014

The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation received a grant from the Furniture Foundation to develop a new Wall of Fame.

Baer family, Alan Cole raise more than $1 million for City of Hope  - 4/8/2014

Home furnishings industry leaders turn hope and dreams into reality at Spirit of Life fundraising gala.

Klaussner Home Furnishings Ventures Into New Territory With TV Program  - 4/8/2014

This is a first for Klaussner, which was founded by Stuart Love, an industry pioneer who is credited with creating the quick-delivery program.

Twin-Star International Debuts New Showroom Location at High Point Market  - 4/7/2014

Located in Market on Green, Space #304, at 212 East Green Drive, the new showroom is twice the size of their previous space.

Two New Oral Histories Of Industry Leaders Released From The American Furniture Hall Of Fame  - 4/7/2014

Extensive, professionally conducted oral interviews serve as a historical reference for research and future generations.

Theodore Alexander Adds to Executive Team as Company Continues US Expansion  - 4/7/2014

Mike Heath joins the company in the new position of senior vice president and general manager, Jeff Nichols has been hired in the newly created position of chief financial officer.

Surya Adds Flexible Reward Options to Customer Loyalty Program  - 4/6/2014

Brand’s customers can now choose to earn popular consumer reward program currencies, including airline miles and hotel points.

STORIS Named a 2014 Best Place to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ  - 4/6/2014

The Best Places to Work statewide program honors New Jersey’s top 100 employers who are committed to their employees’ growth and quality of life.

NAHFA Announces Retailer Of The Year Winners  - 4/6/2014

Tom Olinde, Olinde’s Furniture and Dave Harkness, Harkness Furniture, to receive ROTY award celebrating outstanding achievements and progressive leadership.

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