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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…
David Volk Jr, Michael Kennedy and Melanie Volk
KAI President Michael Kennedy, Jr. stands between David Volk, Jr. and Melanie Volk.

KAI Design & Build Announces Acquisition of Volk Construction Company

KAI Design & Build today announced that it has acquired St. Louis-based Volk Construction Company, effective Oct. 1, 2018. The acquisition provides KAI’s clients with a greater pool of…
Rory Rehmert Scott Stachowiski
Castelle Senior VP Sales, Rory Rehmert congratulates Scott Stachowiski, the recipient of the Rep of the Year Award.

Castelle Recognizes Independent Sales Team Members with Annual Awards

During the 2018 Casual Market Chicago, Castelle presented its Independent Representative Awards to individual members within the company’s independent territory management team. The President’s…

Capital Lighting Fixture Company Announces Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Capital Lighting is excited to announce their Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) effective September 28, 2018. Owners Mary Lou and John Lewis made the formal, surprise announcement to employees on…
Tomas Georgi and Mary Hilton-Reid headshots
Georgi and Hilton-Reid (Photos: Bert Vanderveen)

Julian Chichester Hires New VP of Business Development and Showroom Manager

Julian Chichester announced today the creation of an executive sales position and the addition of a new showroom manager to support the design brand’s growth in New York City and throughout the…

Mary Hollenbaugh Joins Satco

Satco today announced that Mary Hollenbaugh is joining the company as Southwestern Regional Sales Manager. Her responsibilities will include managing sales growth, sales personnel, distributor…