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Barbara Cosgrove Lamps To Close Its Doors

After 20 years in the home industry, lighting design luminary Barbara Cosgrove is retiring. Barbara Cosgrove Lamps will close its doors at end of 2018, marking the end of her eponymous line of lamps…

Four Hands Announces New Vice President of Sales

Leading designer and global importer of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings, Four Hands, has hired Josh Jarboe as Vice President of Sales. Jarboe brings nearly two decades of experience in the…
Park Lighting and Furniture staff
(From left) Geoff Vogan, Jared Johannesen and Tim Pasma make up the next generation at Park Lighting & Furniture in Edmonton, AB.

Third-Generation Retail Staff on the Future of Their Businesses

For sisters Rachel Lansing Sotoloff and Jessica Lansing, joining the family business at Idlewood Electric near Chicago was never a given.  “We never worked in the business when we were growing up —…
Andrew Winans and Eric Rowles
Andrew Winans and Eric Rowles

Rowles, Winans Rejoin Planned Furniture Promotions

Planned Furniture Promotions (PFP) announced today that industry veterans, Eric Rowles and Andrew Winans, will return to the firm as senior consultants. Rowles and Winans will work closely with…

IMC Names General Manager, Tradeshows

International Market Centers has named Jennifer Muna, CEM, as the General Manager of Tradeshows. In the newly created position, Muna will be responsible for the overall management, business…

Danielle Greenstein Joins Juniper as a West Coast Sales Representative

Juniper, a fully integrated lighting design studio and manufacturing shop based in Brooklyn, New York, announced this week the latest addition to its growing team with the hire of Danielle Greenstein…

Gift for Life Adds Two to Board of Directors

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole national charitable organization, announced today that Ari Lowenstein and Michelle Manningham have joined its board of directors…

Acme Furniture Names Bruce Frenzel Executive Vice President of Sales and Merchandising

ACME Furniture, a family-owned distributor of high-style mid-priced furniture, has announced that Bruce Frenzel, a furniture industry veteran with more than 40 years experience in sales and…

Chaddock Names New CEO, President

Chaddock announced two changes to their leadership team: Andrew Crone, who most recently served as President, has been named CEO, and industry veteran Kevin Ward has been hired as President and COO. …

Highland House Adds Vice President of Sales

Highland House Furniture announced the addition of Nicole Bailey to a newly created position for the company as Vice President of Sales.  Bailey was previously with Rock House Farm’s contract brand…