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Jim Decker Hinkley
Jim Decker

Hinkley Appoints Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Hinkley, a designer and distributor of decorative lighting and ceiling fans, announced that Jim Decker has accepted the role of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective Dec. 9, 2019…
Shayla Copas and Chelsea House product design partnership
Chelsea House will produce a full line of Shayla Copas home furnishings for April High Point Market.

Chelsea House Announces Partnership with Designer Shayla Copas

Product designer, author and style influencer, Shayla Copas and home décor manufacturer Chelsea House have announced a collaboration and licensing agreement for 2020.  The inaugural Shayla Copas for…

Contour Interior Design Welcomes Warren Knight as Global Brand Director

International and multi-award winning interior design firm, Contour Interior Design, has hired Warren Knight as the company’s Global Brand Director. Knight’s creativity and international experience…
Naomi Sperling
Naomi Sperling

Maxim Lighting Turns 50, Celebrates Family History

In light of its approaching 50th anniversary in 2020, Maxim Lighting is highlighting its family-owned company history. A true tale of the American Dream; Jacob Sperling, an immigrant who traveled to…

Former Manchester United Sleep Doctor Joins MLILY USA

Leading mattress manufacturer MLILY USA is partnering with the former sleep doctor to the world-renowned Manchester United soccer team to develop mattresses for better, healthier sleep and to serve…
Terry McNew
McNew brings nearly 40 years of operations, manufacturing and sales experience to Klaussner.

Terry McNew Named President and CEO of Klaussner

Klaussner Home Furnishings announced today that Terry McNew has been named CEO and will officially join the company on Nov. 11. McNew brings nearly 40 years of operations, manufacturing and sales…

Jeff Young Named CEO of A.R.T. Furniture

The Board of Directors at A.R.T. Furniture announced they have reached a mutual agreement with Jeff Cook to step down as CEO of A.R.T. Furniture. Cook leaves the division of Markor International…

Kevin O'Connor Receives AHFA Distinguished Service Award

Kevin O’Connor, former President and CEO of Samson Marketing/ Samson Holding, received the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Distinguished Service Award during the organization’s 2019 Annual…

Treasure Garden Announces Promotion of Benjamin Ma to Vice President

Treasure Garden announces the promotion of Benjamin Ma to the position of Vice President of the award-winning international shade company. Son of the founder and CEO of Treasure Garden, Oliver Ma,…

Barbour Spangle Design Expands Staff

Award-winning firm Barbour Spangle Design continues its trajectory of growth with the addition of three new designers added to their residential and showroom design teams. Co-founders and partners…