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Nourison Hospitality Appoints New Senior Designer

Nourison today announced the appointment of Laura Gibson as Senior Designer for its Hospitality business segment. Gibson’s responsibilities will include design trend analysis, broadloom and rug…
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Neglect Onboarding at Your Own Risk

Effective onboarding of new employees can mean the difference between keeping good talent and spending valuable time and resources struggling to fill teams. If your onboarding is lacking or simply…
Abbyson employee of the year 2018
From left to right: Bob Mitchell (Abbyson Employee of the Year 2015), Kristina Villegas (Abbyson Employee of the Year 2016), Allison Brown (Director of Operations), Rodd Rafieha (Senior Vice President), Steve Segvich (CFO), Michael Connell (Abbyson Employee of the Year 2018), Yavar Rafieha (President), Doddy Rafieha (Executive Vice President), Mikki Hadjistyllis (Abbyson Employee of the Year 2017)

Abbyson Announces 2018 Employee of the Year

Abbyson today announced that Michael Connell, Product Performance Analyst, is the company's Employee of the Year for 2018. The award recognizes an employee who goes above and beyond their normal…

Alden Parkes Names Denis Crnojevic Vice President of Sales

Alden Parkes has named Denis Crnojevic as Vice President of Sales. Crnojevic will work directly with and oversee the national sales team. Most recently Crnojevic was Vice President of Sales at…

A.R.T. Furniture Names Bill Gao Director of Integrated Supply Chain Management

A.R.T. Furniture, the multi-faceted casegoods and upholstered furniture manufacturer, has named Bill Gao as Director of Integrated Supply Chain Management. Gao will oversee the continued development…

Uttermost Announces New Hires

Uttermost, a major manufacturer and wholesaler of home accessories and furniture, today announced new positions. To help support continued performance and growth at Uttermost, several new positions…

Laurie Reed Promoted to Creative Director at Marge Carson

Veteran visual and fabric merchandising and showroom design executive Laurie Reed has been promoted to Creative Director at Marge Carson. Reed, who served as Vice President – Visual Display and…

Kelly Bristol Joins Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center today announced that Kelly Bristol has joined the company as Vice President of Tradeshow Business Development, responsible for the strategic planning, merchandising and leasing…

Marge Carson's Creative Director Michael Delgaudio Passes

Michael Delgaudio, who was a creative force at some of the greatest brands in the furniture industry and a veteran high-end visual merchandising executive, died suddenly on November 10, 2018. He was…

Nourison Hospitality Appoints New Creative Director

Nourison this week announced the appointment of Dipesh Haria as Creative Director for its Hospitality business segment. Haria will be responsible for development of brand positioning strategies to…