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The new Open Year Round UMA Enterprises showroom at AmericasMart
The new Open Year Round UMA Enterprises showroom at AmericasMart.

AmericasMart Open Year Round Collection Resources Updated

AmericasMart Atlanta kicks off its 2021 Open Year Round selling with 13 updates to its 350+ open daily showroom collection and the first of six Market Wednesday buying events in 2021 scheduled for…
Future Designers Summit
In preparation for the inaugural event this fall, a logo was designed to brand the annual Future Designers Summit organized by the Bienenstock Furniture Library.

Bienenstock Furniture Library Kicks Off Fundraising for Future Designers Event

The Bienenstock Furniture Library launches an industrywide fundraising campaign to support its inaugural Future Designers Summit, scheduled for Sept. 20-22, 2021. The fall conference is billed as an…
Breakout Grant
Pictured: On Loop by Universal Design Studio. Photography by: Andres Sebastian for A/D/O by MINI

NYCxDESIGN Launches Inaugural Breakout Grant

As one of its first initiatives as a new non-profit organization, NYCxDESIGN is thrilled to announce the launch of The Breakout Grant. Kicking off a year of activations and celebrations to support…
First Tuesday, new website, high point market
The next First Tuesday event is February 2-4, 2021.

First Tuesday Adds Website to Promote Participating Vendors

As the First Tuesday movement continues to gain momentum, the committee is unveiling a dedicated website to support communications between buyers and sellers.  Created by FurnitureDealer.Net, the…
Image by Joseph Mucira from Pixabay
Image by Joseph Mucira from Pixabay

IMC Webinar Series Addresses Diversity in Retail

International Market Centers (IMC) announced that it will present a series of four hour-long webinars highlighting diversity and inclusion issues impacting retail. The series, which debuts on Feb. 1…

Brown Jordan Inc. Names CFO, Chief Commercial Officer

Brown Jordan Inc. a U.S. designer, manufacturer and marketer of luxury home, outdoor and upscale contract furnishings, has named Bernie Guerin as Chief Financial Officer of Brown Jordan Inc. and Kris…

Home Furnishings Association Names 2021 Officers

The North American Home Furnishings Association (HFA) held its annual membership meeting Thursday, January 21. Usually, members would meet for breakfast at the January Las Vegas Furniture Market, but…
KBIS 2021 Best of Product Awards Announced
KBIS has announced its 2021 Best of Product Finalists. Photo by Chastity Cortijo on Unsplash

KBIS Reveals 2021 Best of KBIS Product Finalists

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) today announced the product finalists for the 2021 Best of KBIS Awards. Regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious awards, Best of KBIS recognizes…
Atlanta Market Registration
Atlanta Market exhibitors touted strong buying at the January Market.

IMC Shares Increased Attendance, Buying at January Atlanta Market

Optimism, confidence and demand for fresh, in-stock product were the overwhelming sentiments of buyers and sellers at the first Atlanta Market of 2021, according to International Market Centers. The…
Mark Ross, Chelsea House
Mark Ross has been named Showroom Designer for Chelsea House, responsible for updating the company's showrooms.

Chelsea House Names Mark Ross Showroom Designer

Chelsea House has named Mark Ross as Showroom Designer. Ross will work with the team headed by Creative Director, Bradshaw Orrell. “We undertook an extensive search to find the right designer who …