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Milliken Specialty Interiors Expands Design and Account Management Teams

The Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company, a leading global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical and floor covering manufacturing expertise, has recently expanded its…
Head shots of Traub, Kaplan and Gefen
Top: Michael Traub, Chief Executive of Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC; Simon Kaplan, Chief Executive and Chairman of Crest Furniture. Bottom: Ellen Gefen, President of the Gefen Company, Inc.

ADL to Honor Three at Tribute Dinner in June

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is making plans to celebrate three distinguished industry leaders at the annual ADL National Home Furnishings Industry Tribute Dinner set for June 13, 2019 at the…

Bobby Berk Interiors + Design Hires Brady Tolbert as Creative Director

Bobby Berk Interiors + Design today announced that Brady Tolbert has joined as the brand’s new Creative Director effective Monday, Jan. 7. Tolbert joins the growing downtown Los Angeles-based firm…

Fairfield Chair Hires Director of New Motion Seating Division

Fairfield, a major U.S. manufacturer of fine upholstered seating for the home, office, senior living and hospitality industries, today announced the appointment of Phil Cooper as Director of the…

IMC to Invest $280 million in Its Marketplaces

International Market Centers (IMC) announced it will invest $280 million in its three market centers at a media briefing this morning. Head of International Market Centers Bob Maricich gave a…

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…