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Clark Linstone
Clark Linstone

Clark Linstone Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Lamps Plus

Lamps Plus this week announced the promotion of Clark Linstone to Chief Operating Officer. Linstone, who this month marked his 30-year employment anniversary with Lamps Plus, was most recently Chief…
bubba sanford
Bubba Sandford is the new CEO.

Hubbardton Forge Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Luxury lighting company, Hubbardton Forge, today announced recent senior leadership changes. Bubba Sandford stepped into the CEO role on April 1, previously held by Ray Langton who retired in…

Sagebrook Home Names Serena Martin Marketing Director

Sagebrook Home announces the naming of Serena Martin as Marketing Director. Reporting to Sagebrook Home founders and CEOs Jason and Justin Kachan, Martin’s role will encompass sales and marketing,…

Larry Smith, Village Green Home and Garden Owner, Dies at 80

Laurence P. Smith (Larry), founder and owner of Village Green Home and Garden, died Sunday evening, April 12, in the home of his daughter in Mequon, WI, after a long battle with cancer.   Larry was…
Laurie Rudd
Laurie Rudd

Laurie Rudd Tapped to Judge Dream Room Design Competition

Laurie Rudd, freelance outdoor living writer and owner of Laurie Rudd Public Relations and Marketing, was once again selected by the Decorating Den franchise organization as a judge for its 2020…
Eclipse
Mark Dentale

Eclipse Names Mark Dentale Director of Licensing

Eclipse International has named bedding and home furnishings industry veteran Mark Dentale as Director of Licensing. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Dentale leads the company’s…

Former Frontgate GMM Erin Sullivan to Lead Bernhardt’s Luxury Outdoor Line

Bernhardt Furniture has tapped Erin Sullivan, former Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of luxury home furnishings brand Frontgate, to lead its Bernhardt Exteriors outdoor furniture line…

Christi Barbour Receives Outstanding Women in Business Award

Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design’s founding partner, has been selected as a 2020 Outstanding Women in Business award recipient by Triad Business Journal. Barbour received the accolade for her…

Veteran Business Reporter Marilyn Nason Passes Away

Veteran business reporter Marilyn Nason passed away this morning at the age of 91 following a battle with cancer. Nason, a native of Ossining, NY, followed her family into the publishing and…
Jeremy Hoff Hooker Furniture
Jeremy Hoff

Jeremy Hoff Named President of Hooker Legacy Brands

Hooker Furniture Corporation has named Jeremy Hoff President of Hooker Legacy Brands, which encompasses all divisions other than those within the mid-priced Home Meridian (HMI) segment, the company…