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Ben and Erin Napier
Ben Napier makes handmade reclaimed wood furniture and sells it exclusively at the store they own with two other couples, Laurel Mercantile Co.

This is Our Hometown

Ben and Erin Napier have taken a rather circuitous route to becoming HGTV stars. For one thing, the young couple was so busy working and building their lives in the small town of Laurel, MS, they…

RHF Investments Set to Acquire HHG's Luxury Unit

Century Furniture parent company Rock House Farm Family of Brands (RHF Investments)  is set to become the new owner of Heritage Home Group’s (HHG) luxury business unit, including Hickory Chair,…

Surya Launches Surya Spaces as Design Resource

Surya announced the launch of Surya Spaces, a new, collaborative design and style resource with thousands of curated images featuring credited designer projects and original content from Surya. The…
LSG Good Day & Night downlight
Lighting Science’s new Good Day&Night downlight enables users to easily change between focus-enhancing and sleep-enhancing spectrums. The luminaire is controlled via a standard wall switch or by a wireless switch accessory, and mounting kits are available for retrofit and new construction.

To Your Health

In a country where adult obesity rates were nearly 40 percent in 2015-16, the cost of healthcare clocks in at about $10,000 per person, and still, in 2018, more than 133.9 million Americans live in…

Momeni Announces Permanent New York Showroom

Momeni announced the opening of a new permanent showroom in New York City. Located at 3 West 30th St. on the second floor, the space is convenient to the historic 295 building. Officially opening on…

How to Bring Manufacturing to the U.S., According to the Reshoring Initiative

One of the main arguments for tariffs involves improving U.S. manufacturing. In theory, if it costs too much or the same to manufacture offshore, then companies would move production back to the U.S…
Uttermost Rocky Mount Plant
An aerial shot of the plant in Rocky Mount, VA.

Uttermost Expands Capacity from Coast to Coast

Uttermost, a major manufacturer and wholesaler of home furnishings, has completed major expansions to its capacity in 2018. “We’ll continue to expand capacity as needed to support our growth in both…
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Chasing IMAP

Most consistent marketgoers would describe the summer show scene as sleepy, but for lighting retailers who attended the first meeting of the Facebook group Lighting Showroom Coalition at the new…

EJ Victor Hires New Vice President of Operations

EJ Victor has announced the appointment of James Kennedy as Vice President of Operations. Kennedy will oversee updating EJ Victor’s manufacturing processes as domestic production continues to…

Nourison Honored for GDUSA’s 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards

Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison has been honored for Graphic Design’s (GDUSA) 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards for the Christopher Guy brand catalog. The Christopher Guy…