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Steve Pawl Named CMO of Sunbrella Fabrics

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, best known as the makers of Sunbrella fabrics, announced the hiring of Steve Pawl, a seasoned marketing strategist with more than 20 years of experience building…

Hinkley Lighting CEO Rick Wiedemer Passes Away

Hinkley Lighting CEO Rick Wiedemer passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, after sustaining a traumatic head injury from a serious fall on June 17 in Cleveland. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his…

IMC Names Cain Brodie General Manager of Las Vegas Design Center

International Market Centers (IMC) has promoted Cain Brodie to general manager of Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC), a collection of design-driven, open year-round showrooms located on the World Market…
ADL National Home Furnishings Industry Dinner
Left to right: Norman Waxman, National Home Furnishings Chairman Emeritus; Honoree Michael Traub; Honoree Simon Kaplan; Honoree Ellen Gefen; Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director; Neil Goldberg, Industry Chair; and Tony McAleer, Co-founder and Board Chair, Life After Hate.

ADL Honors Three Home Furnishings Industry Leaders

Each year, the furniture industry joins the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to support the National Home Furnishings Industry Dinner and highlight the work of industry leaders who embody the…

BrandJump Hires New Merchandising and Ops Director

BrandJump today announced that Shelly Jones-Jackson is joining the e-commerce sales and marketing company as their Director of Merchandising and Operations. The position reports to CEO, Josh Walter…

IMC Hires New Chief Technology Officer

International Market Centers (IMC) today announced it has hired Shannon Knox, a former VP Technology for Hilton Worldwide, as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer. Beginning…
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Nourison Appoints Southwest Hospitality Sales Manager

Nourison Appoints Southwest Hospitality Sales Manager

Nourison announced the appointment of Sue Hepler as Hospitality Sales Manager, Southwest for its hospitality business segment. Based in Dallas, Hepler’s responsibilities will include business…
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David Pamer to head up ELK Group as CEO

David Pamer Named CEO of ELK Group International

ELK Group International announced today that David Pamer has been named Chief Executive Officer. Pamer will be taking over the role of ELK’s long time CEO, Bradford Smith, who has been promoted to…

Hinkley Lighting Recognizes Outstanding Sales Representatives at National Sales Meeting

Hinkley Lighting recognized eight lighting agencies at its national sales meeting held prior to the January Lightovation event in Dallas, TX. Winners were awarded based on sales performance,…

HFI Names Jane McCormac-Raab President

Leading global fabric and home fashions manufacturer Home Furnishing International has named Jane McCormac-Raab to the position of President of Home Fashions International LLC, the company’s main U.S…