Jeff Scheffer

AHFA Announces 2020 Officers and Directors

John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, VA, was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of…

Samson Acquires Southern Furniture

Samson Holding (0531.HK) has acquired Southern Furniture, a 96-year-old custom upholstery manufacturer based in Conover, NC, to support its Universal Furniture brand. The acquisition reflects Samson’…

Universal Furniture Announces Collaboration With Miranda Kerr

This fall, Universal Furniture will unveil its most purposeful collection to date, as part of a design collaboration with global style icon and native Australian model and businesswoman Miranda Kerr…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Elects 2019 Officers

Gat Caperton, CEO of Gat Creek Furniture in Berkeley Springs, WV, was elected 2019 Chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of Directors during the organization’s 2018 annual…

High Point Market Announces New Board Members for 2019

The High Point Market Authority today welcomed new members to its board of directors for 2019. New members include Lee Boone, co-president of Home Meridian International; Jane Dagmi, Editor-in-Chief…
High Point board members
Outgoing board members, from left to right: Bruce Cohenour, Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture; Julie Messner, Senior V.P. Furniture Leasing-High Point, International Market Centers; Michelle Jennings Wiebe, President, Studio M Inc.; Rod Lambeth, CEO, Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth

The High Point Market Authority Recognizes Outgoing Board Members

At its quarterly board meeting during fall market, the High Point Market Authority recognized several outgoing members of its board of directors for their service to the organization. Julie Messner…

Universal Furniture Expands Modern Collection

Exactly two years after the launch of Universal’s Modern Collection, the company debuts the next wave. More than a mere addition to Modern, the 40-plus SKUs added to the collection present new shapes…

Universal Furniture and Coastal Living Partner for Collection

Universal Furniture and Coastal Living will debut their first collaboration, aptly named Escape, at the fall 2018 High Point Market. “The designs evoke a feeling of leisure,” says Jeff Scheffer,…