Nationwide Marketing Group has announced the launch of Nationwide Connected Home, the first connected home division dedicated exclusively to the independent retailer.
La-Z-Boy Galleries of Seattle has announced its donation of a portion of all sales to help build the Family First Community Center in Renton, Washington.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the recipients of the 2019 ASID Foundation Scholarship and Grant awards. Presented to those pursuing projects that explore how interior design directly affects the well-being, health, and behavior of occupants within a space, the ASID Foundation’s annual scholarships and grants support research and expand public knowledge on the impact of design.
Veteran designer Stephanie James of High Point interior design firm, Allen and James, conducted a trends tour during the recent ITA Showtime Fabric Market in High Point. Visiting major line fabric showrooms throughout the Market, James was able to preview and identify developing trends being exhibited at the market across all textile styles and constructions.
New orders in April were down 9% from April 2018 and 3% year-to-date, according to a report by the Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.
Philippe Knaub, SVP and chief technology officer of the Media, Pa.-based foam supplier FXI, has joined the board of directors of the Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam (AFPF), the not-for-profit group that administers the CertiPUR-US foam certification program.
Home décor retailer Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIRK) has named Nicole Strain as EVP and chief financial officer, effective June 27. Strain has served as the company’s interim CFO since May 2017.