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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…
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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…

Mary O’Keeffe Named AHFA Vice President of Membership

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Mary O’Keeffe has been promoted to Vice President of Membership. O’Keeffe began her tenure at AHFA in February 2015 as Director of Membership…

BrandJump Appoints Jolynn Wilkinson as Ecommerce Sales Manager

BrandJump, a leading e-commerce sales and marketing firm, announces a new role added to its management team, Ecommerce Sales Manager. Jolynn Wilkinson has been promoted to this new position and will…

Howard Elliott Names Stephen Becker Director of Sales

The Howard Elliott Collection, Inc, the Addison, IL based designer, manufacturer and importer of decorative mirrors, accessories, accent furniture, artwork and pillows, has named Stephen Becker as…

Lauren Rottet Honored With Three GOOD DESIGN Awards

Hall of Fame architect and interior designer Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, has won three 2019 GOOD DESIGN Awards for innovative designs, including her Lyda sofa for Haworth, Fascio Collection of…

Surya Hires Industry Veteran Brandon Culpepper

Surya announced today the appointment of Brandon Culpepper as Senior Vice President of mass merchant sales. In this role, Culpepper will oversee the development and growth of the rug and home…