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Tony Davidson Retires as Kichler Lighting CEO and President

Kichler Lighting last week announced that Tony Davidson, 66, CEO and President of Kichler Lighting, is retiring. Irene Tasi, currently Vice President of Sales at Masco Cabinetry, a business unit of…
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Jared Worrall Joins Universal Furniture as Vice President of Sales for West Region

Universal Furniture announced this week the addition of Jared Worrall to its executive sales team based in High Point, NC. Worrall will take on the role of Vice President of Sales for the West region…

Watermark Living Names New National Sales Manager

Jim Telleysh has been named National Sales Manager at Watermark Living, a complete casual furnishings resource created by retailers for retailers. Telleysh is a casual furniture industry veteran who…

Dallas Market Center Names Creative Director

Dallas Market Center has announced that Guillermo Tragant has joined the company in the newly created position of Creative Director. He will define the creative vision and brand voice of Dallas…

Builder of Bradington-Young's First High-Leg Recliner Retires After 39 Years

Ronnie Hamrick, who helped build Bradington-Young’s first high-leg recliner nearly 40 years ago and watched it become the top-selling recliner in the company’s history, is retiring from the luxury…
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Why You Should Be Recruiting Every Day

Good help is hard to find. Or is it? At the WithIt conference in Charleston, SC, last month, retailers, manufacturers and designers gathered to hear a presentation on how to recruit, and it turns…

Spectra Home Announces New President

Industry veteran Robert Cribbs has been named president of Spectra Home, the upholstered furniture maker long known as a private-label supplier to high-profile specialty retailers and catalog houses…
The Bachelorette’s Rachel Lindsay and her fiancée Bryan Abasolo sit on sofa
Joss & Main’s been around the block enough to know that reality stars are a big draw. Earlier this year, the ecommerce site partnered with The Bachelorette’s Rachel Lindsay and her fiancée Bryan Abasolo to outfit their new Dallas apartment. 

Catching Up With Joss & Main

Despite what certain pyramid schemes and the Internet would have us believe, age is not the enemy. And just as humans grow wiser and more interesting as we get older, most of our favorite things —…

Napa Home & Garden Hires New Creative Director

Napa Home & Garden has hired Andrew Palm as Creative Director. The hiring of Palm will grow Napa’s position as a category leader in home, garden, floral and holiday. He will work in tandem with…

Caracole Names New President

Caracole has named Paul Seston President. He assumes the role previously held by Jeff Young, who continues as Chairman of Caracole and Chief Branding Officer of MIBD (Markor International Business…