Consumer Insights https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/ en ANDMORE Announces Leadership Changes https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/andmore-announces-leadership-changes <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">ANDMORE Announces Leadership Changes</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28100" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dfalvey</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 04/29/2024 - 08:27</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>ANDMORE, a home furnishing's omnichannel marketplace for wholesale buyers and sellers, has announced the appointment of Jonathan (“Jon”) Pertchik as Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of Dorothy Belshaw to President. Pertchik succeeds Bob Maricich, who founded ANDMORE (formerly International Market Centers “IMC”) in 2011. Maricich will now assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board to ensure a seamless transition.</p> <p>“I am pleased to welcome Jon to the ANDMORE team and am confident we have found the right leader for the future of our great company,” said Maricich. “Jon is a seasoned executive closely aligned with our company’s core values and our unwavering focus on putting the customer first. It has been a tremendous privilege to build and lead this business over the last 13 years, and I look forward to working alongside Jon, Dorothy and the rest of the team in my new role as Executive Chairman. The future is bright as we continue to build on our culture, our successes and our customer partnerships to grow our unique industry position as the only omnichannel B2B marketplace.”</p> <p>“It is a great honor to succeed Bob and to partner with the talented ANDMORE team to continue building on the important mission to offer MORE for customers every day,” said Pertchik. “Bob and the team have done an incredible job growing a differentiated business, dedicated to partnering with wholesale buyers and sellers to help them grow and prosper, and I look forward to leading ANDMORE into its next chapter.”</p> <p>Rob Harper, Blackstone’s Head of Real Estate Asset Management Americas, added, “We are grateful to Bob for his visionary leadership throughout his tenure at ANDMORE and appreciate his continued dedication to the business. Jon’s multi-faceted leadership experience, passion for the customer, and commitment to teamwork make him the perfect fit for this role, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”</p> <p>Pertchik joins ANDMORE with more than 20 years of leadership experience across real estate, hospitality and finance industries. Most recently, he was CEO of TravelCenters of America (TCA), a Fortune 500 company, where he led the organization through a period of growth and transformation ultimately earning recognition as one of <em>Newsweek’s</em> “Most Trustworthy” large travel and leisure companies. Prior to his role at TCA, Pertchik served as CEO of InTown Suites / Uptown Suites as well as ST Residential, and held leadership roles at WCI Communities and The Staubach Company. He holds a Master of Laws from Georgetown University Law Center, a Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University. He is on the Board of Directors of Nikola Corporation and has sat on the Boards of Lenkbar and AV Homes.</p> <p>Pertchik will make his permanent office in Atlanta, while also setting up offices in Las Vegas and High Point.</p> <p>ANDMORE also announced the promotion of Dorothy Belshaw to President. Belshaw is a proven leader with 32 years of experience in the wholesale marketplace industry, including 12 years with ANDMORE holding such positions as Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and most recently, Chief Growth Officer. Incoming CEO, Pertchik said, “I am eager to work with and learn from an industry leader like Dorothy who is widely recognized for her many years of leadership, customer centricity and industry support.”</p> <p>Belshaw joined <a href="https://andmore.com" rel="noopener" target="_blank" title="ANDMORE">ANDMORE</a> (formerly IMC) in 2012, bringing 20+ years of home and gift tradeshow industry experience. Initially hired to bring the category to the Las Vegas Market, her role soon broadened to include responsibility for all aspects of the end-to-end customer experience, driving increased buyer acquisition across all IMC Markets, and developing tools and services to improve the at Market experience for buyers and exhibitors. An industry leader, Dorothy will be honored with the 2024 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award in June, which recognizes overall excellence and contribution to the gift and home industry.</p> </div> Mon, 29 Apr 2024 13:27:17 +0000 dfalvey 8119 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com Trends to Guide Business: 2023 https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/trends-guide-business-2023 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Trends to Guide Business: 2023</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/56510" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">gannunzio</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2023-05-10T15:42:59+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 05/10/2023 - 10:42</span> Wed, 10 May 2023 15:42:59 +0000 gannunzio 7389 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/trends-guide-business-2023#comments Designhounds Returns to KBIS in 2023 https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/designhounds-returns-kbis-2023 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Designhounds Returns to KBIS in 2023</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28100" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dfalvey</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:17</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><a href="http://kbis.org" target="_blank">The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show</a> (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), has announced its continued partnership with Modenus Media’s <a href="http://designhounds.com" target="_blank">Designhounds Influencer Network</a>. The influencers are back at KBIS in 2023, this time with a team of 21 design influencers who will be onsite starting January 30, 2023, for the Designhounds KBIS Kick-Off Conference at the Las Vegas Market and then spending three days scouring the KBIS show floor. Select Designhounds sponsors will share new trends and product innovations with their audiences through the greater Designhounds Influencer Network.</p> <p>Also returning for 2023 is the Designhounds Favorite Finds program with each tour participant bestowing their Top 5 Favorite Finds awards for the best products they've spotted throughout KBIS. </p> <p>“We are very proud to have been invited to partner with KBIS on the 11th year of our Designhounds Influencer Program,” shared Veronika Miller, Modenus Media, CEO, and Designhounds Founder. “Our network as a whole and the year-round tours and individual brand/influencer partnerships have grown from strength to strength and lead the kitchen and bath industry in terms of social media impact and engagement between buyers and brands. We look forward to this year’s team covering the show floor and our brand partners and bestowing their Designhounds Favorite Finds Awards on deserving exhibitors throughout KBIS.”</p> <p>KBIS and Modenus Media began their partnership in 2012 and have collaborated to integrate social influencers — with a focus on residential design — into the trade show platform and extended experiences. KBIS, and numerous Designhounds partners, continue to drive awareness of the industry beyond its traditional scope.</p> <p>Started in 2011 by Veronika Miller, CEO, and founder of Modenus Media, the Designhounds Influencer Network features over 600 influencers throughout North America and Europe who are recognized authorities in interior design, kitchen and bath design, and architecture.</p> <h2>Introducing the 2023 KBIS Designhounds:<br />  </h2> <ul><li>Alisa Berry, Alisa Berry Interior Design</li> <li>Tiffany Cassidy, Lagnappe Custom Interiors</li> <li>Emily Clark, Clark &amp; Co. Homes</li> <li>Jessica Duce, JDuce Design</li> <li>Allison Fannin, Two Thirty-Five Designs</li> <li>Swati Goorha, Swati Goorha Design</li> <li>Crystal Hackl, Inspired Haven Design</li> <li>Malka Helft, Think Chic Interiors</li> <li>Vanessa Helmick, Fiore Interiors</li> <li>Paula Kennedy, Timeless Kitchen Design</li> <li>Lisa Peck, LiLu Interiors</li> <li>Nancy Lupo, Interior Design by Nancy</li> <li>Donna Mancini, Donna Mancini Interiors and Flooring</li> <li>Nancy Mikulich, Oasis Home Designs</li> <li>Jennifer Moreau, Moreau Designs</li> <li>Alison Otterbein, On Delancey Place</li> <li>Kylie Ponton, Ponton Interiors</li> <li>Sarah Robertson, Studio Dearborn</li> <li>Elizabeth Scruggs, Superior Construction and Design LLC</li> <li>Megan Siason, m studio Interior Design</li> <li>Judith Taylor, Judith Taylor Designs</li> </ul></div> Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:17:56 +0000 dfalvey 7066 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com 6 eco-friendly decorating ideas for your home this summer https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/6-eco-friendly-decorating-ideas-your-home-summer <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">6 eco-friendly decorating ideas for your home this summer </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/43380" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">igillette</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-07-20T17:07:44+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:07</span> Wed, 20 Jul 2022 17:07:44 +0000 igillette 6761 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/6-eco-friendly-decorating-ideas-your-home-summer#comments The Impact of Inflation https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/impact-inflation <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The Impact of Inflation </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/56510" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">gannunzio</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-06-01T15:56:43+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 06/01/2022 - 10:56</span> Wed, 01 Jun 2022 15:56:43 +0000 gannunzio 6654 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/impact-inflation#comments Phillips Furniture Manufacturer to Adopt Outward’s Aperture Platform https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/phillips-furniture-manufacturer-adopt-outwards-aperture-platform <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Phillips Furniture Manufacturer to Adopt Outward’s Aperture Platform </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/43380" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">igillette</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-05-19T15:32:14+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/19/2022 - 10:32</span> Thu, 19 May 2022 15:32:14 +0000 igillette 6631 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com SUNPAN Officially Recognized as a Great Place to Work https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/sunpan-officially-recognized-great-place-work <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">SUNPAN Officially Recognized as a Great Place to Work </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/43380" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">igillette</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-05-18T16:39:56+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:39</span> Wed, 18 May 2022 16:39:56 +0000 igillette 6626 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/sunpan-officially-recognized-great-place-work#comments Precision Textiles Expands with New Warehouse https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/precision-textiles-expands-new-warehouse <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Precision Textiles Expands with New Warehouse </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/43380" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">igillette</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-05-18T16:31:42+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:31</span> Wed, 18 May 2022 16:31:42 +0000 igillette 6625 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/precision-textiles-expands-new-warehouse#comments York Wallcoverings and Brewster Home Fashions Announce New Name and CEO https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/york-wallcoverings-and-brewster-home-fashions-announce-new-name-and-ceo <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">York Wallcoverings and Brewster Home Fashions Announce New Name and CEO </span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/43380" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">igillette</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2022-05-18T16:09:42+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:09</span> Wed, 18 May 2022 16:09:42 +0000 igillette 6624 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/york-wallcoverings-and-brewster-home-fashions-announce-new-name-and-ceo#comments NRF: Consumer Spending to Continue Despite Consumer Confidence Dip https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/nrf-consumer-spending-continue-despite-consumer-confidence-dip <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">NRF: Consumer Spending to Continue Despite Consumer Confidence Dip</span> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28100" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">dfalvey</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2021-11-01T13:11:22+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 11/01/2021 - 08:11</span> Mon, 01 Nov 2021 13:11:22 +0000 dfalvey 6198 at https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com https://www.furniturelightingdecor.com/nrf-consumer-spending-continue-despite-consumer-confidence-dip#comments