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HPxD has updated its board.

High Point x Design Evolves with New Board Members

High Point by Design (HPXD), the organization that promotes and supports High Point as a year-round destination for design and creativity, has appointed three new members to its Board. Dawn Brinson,…
Maria Mullen, Hubbardton Forge
Maria Mullen has been named as the recipient of the Women in Lighting Leadership Award.

ALA Names Women in Lighting Leadership Award Recipient

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee announces the 2024 recipient of the Women in Lighting Leadership Award (WILLA) is Maria Mullen, Hubbardton Forge CEO. The award…
Design Coaching Cheryl Kees Clendenon
Cheryl Kees Clendenon shares 4 tips for positioning your interior design business.

The Power of Positioning: 4 Strategies to Implement Now

One of the most common mistakes I encounter in any small business dealing in intellectual property is the lack of knowledge about consistent strategic positioning of how they are showing up to…
The Gift & Home Trade Association has outlined new diversity initiatives.

GHTA Shares Latest Diversity, Inclusion Initiatives

The Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) has announced several new initiatives by its Diversity + Inclusion Committee, established to explicitly affirm and enhance the association’s commitment to…
New Gift for Life Board Members
Gift for Life has added seven new board members.

Gift for Life Welcomes Seven New Board Members

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ longest-running, volunteer-led national charitable organization, has  welcomed seven new members to its board of directors: Taylor Brunson of Softies,…
City of Hope golf outing luncheon
City of Hope is seeing more retailers, manufacturers and service providers sponsoring its West Coast Golf Event.

City of Hope Golf Event Gets More Industry Support

In recent weeks, some of the home furnishings industry’s leading organizations, including retailers, manufacturers, and service providers, have joined the distinguished list of supporters for the…
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Furniture First has added new retail members.

Furniture First Adds New Furniture Retail Members

Just prior to last month’s High Point Market, the Furniture First board of directors approved two new members: Highland Furniture & Mattress and Woodchuck Fine Furniture & Décor. Both…
Bob Maricich, Jon Pertchik, Dorothy Belshaw
Jon Pertchik is the new CEO of ANDMORE; Dorothy Belshaw has been named president

ANDMORE Announces Leadership Changes

ANDMORE, a home furnishing's omnichannel marketplace for wholesale buyers and sellers, has announced the appointment of Jonathan (“Jon”) Pertchik as Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of…
Portia Mount
Marketing and leadership expert Portia Mount will keynote this year's WithIt Conference.

WithIt Announces 2024 Brand Conference Details, Direction

WithIt (Women in The Home Furnishings Industry Today) has announced its annual professional conference. The event, titled “Transformative Thinking for Dynamic Leadership,” will feature renowned…
Crystal Vilkaitis
Crystal Vilkaitis talks about EVOLVE and how to better your retail reach.

Crystal Vilkaitis Shares 5 Tips to Better Business

In the vibrant world of furniture, lighting and home accessories retail, where each day brings a new challenge and opportunity, my journey has been one of passion, innovation and relentless pursuit…
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