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Bienenstock Library, Barbour Spangle Design
L to R: Christi Barbour and Christi Spangle of Barbour Spangle Design are supporting the Student Design Competition.

Bienenstock Furniture Library Adds Barbour Spangle Scholarship to Design Competition

The Bienenstock Furniture Library has announced a new scholarship and rebranding of its annual student interior design competition to reflect a $7,500 contribution from High Point-based Barbour…
Robin Baron, Pillow Goddess
The Unzipped pillow collection will be sold exclusively online.

Unzipped: New Pillows from Robin Baron and The Pillow Goddess

Nationally recognized interior designer, Robin Baron, has announced a new collaboration with Austin-based luxury pillow designer, Deborah Main, The Pillow Goddess. The two have teamed up to design…
Erin Stone, Hooker Furnishings
Hooker Furnishings has promoted Erin Stone to VP, Relationship Management Operations.

Hooker Furnishings Promotes Erin Stone to VP Post

Hooker Furnishings, a leading home furnishings resources for case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture, has turned to a company veteran to help bring greater synergy and…
Eric Rhea, Corsicana's new CEO.
Eric Rhea, Corsicana's new CEO.

Corsicana Turns to Industry Vet as New CEO

Corsicana Mattress Company has named long-time industry leader Eric Rhea as its new chief executive officer. Rhea has more than three decades of bedding experience, from his tenure at Leggett and…
CITY Furniture, HFA Retailer of the Year
Mark Schumacher, CEO of HFA; Andrew Koenig CEO of CITY; and Keith Koenig, Chairman of CITY.tif

Home Furnishings Association Names 2022 Retailer of the Year

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is proud to announce CITY Furniture (CITY) in Tamarac, FL, headed by Andrew Koenig, as its 2022 Retailer of the Year in the category of retail stores with more…
David Andru, Moe's new Chief Financial Officer.
David Andru, Moe's new Chief Financial Officer.

Moe’s Home Names David Andru as CFO

Moe’s Home Collection has announced that David Andru has been named their new Chief Financial Officer. Bringing a proven track record to this position, Andru is an experienced & diligent…
Warren Shoulberg
Warren Shoulberg will be honored with Gift for Life's Industry Achievement Award.

Gift for Life Names Industry Achievement Award Recipient

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, has announced that business journalist Warren Shoulberg will be honored with its 2022 Gift for Life Industry Achievement…
Molly Mays
Molly Mays has been named Uttermost National Accounts and Development Manager.

Uttermost Names New National Accounts and Development Manager

Uttermost, manufacturer and wholesaler of home accessories and furniture, continues to grow its management team with the addition of Molly Mays as National Accounts and Development Manager. Mays…
Marty Allen
Allen Joins Quorum as Sales Director.

Quorum Taps Marty Allen as Sales Director

Quorum International has announced that Marty Allen has joined the company as Sales Director. In his new role, Allen will head up sales for all brands — Quorum, Cyan Design and Oxygen. Allen has…
Douglas Estremadoyro
Estremadoyro comes to Hooker from Four Hands.

Hooker Furnishings Adds SVP of Business Transformation

Hooker Furnishings, one of the nation’s leading home furnishings resources for case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture, has appointed Douglas Estremadoyro Senior Vice President…