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Breegan Jane, Rachel Moriarty, Katrena Griggs and Ron Woodson
Breegan Jane, Rachel Moriarty, Ron Woodson and Katrena Griggs are the panelists for the webinar on Diversity in Today’s Market.

IMC to Address Diversity in Retail and Design Webinars

International Market Centers (IMC) will present two webinars on Aug. 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries. Each hour-long session…

CES 2021 to Become All-Digital Event

Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2021 — scheduled for Jan. 6-9, 2021 — will be an all-digital experience connecting exhibitors, customers,…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Furniture Foundation Awards 2020 Grants

FOUNDATION CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR FURNITURE ACADEMIES Appalachian State Furniture Design Program Also Receives Funds The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation announces it…
Barclay Butera
Barclay Butera

Jaipur Living Launches Three New Collections with Barclay Butera

Global rug and textiles furnishings company Jaipur Living is pleased to introduce a trio of exquisite collections with design icon Barclay Butera.  Brentwood, Malibu, and Newport are named for the…
Image by Hebi B. from Pixabay
Image by Hebi B. from Pixabay

American Home Furnishings Alliance Solution Partners Cancel Education Golf Tournament

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Alliance Solution Partners division has voted to cancel its 30th Annual Education Golf Tournament. The decision comes amid ongoing concerns…
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame
The video about inductee Jim “Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture, produced by Elements Studio, was a winner in the Non-Broadcast: Not-for-Profit category.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Receives Telly Award

A video about American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame inductee Jim “Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture received a national Silver Telly Award for excellence in video and television across all…
Sam Moore vintage social media contest winner
The winning photos highlight the vintage wing chair and matching ottoman covered in a damask pattern with a vertically channeled back and nail head trim detail, classic design elements that remain popular today.

Sam Moore Announces Winner of Vintage Social Media Contest

A photo of a 1947 classic wing chair and matching ottoman has been selected as the winner of leading custom upholstery specialist, Sam Moore’s recently concluded “Search for Vintage” social media…
Christina Anstead
Christina Anstead

HGTV Star Christina Anstead to Debut Spectra Home Collection

Home design expert and star of HGTV’s Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast, Christina Anstead, is partnering with Spectra Home Furniture to create Christina Home Designs, an easy-living lifestyle…
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Image by gonghuimin468 from Pixabay

June Retail Sales Increase, Recovery Remains Uncertain Amid Coronavirus Resurgence

Retail sales rose in June, seeing both a monthly increase and their first year-over-year gain since the beginning of the year as more retailers and other businesses closed by the coronavirus pandemic…

Nominations Open for 2020 Women in Lighting Leadership Award

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee announces that nominations are open for its 3rd Annual Women in Lighting Leadership Award. The 2020 Award will be presented to a…