Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers, pulled no punches at a presentation this week in which he offered his view of challenges facing the High Point Market.
Sauder Woodworking Co. and home furnishings retailer Ikea have signed an additional five-year supplier agreement.
Kurt Ling, founder and now former president of mattress supplier Pure LatexBliss, has left the company.
Old Hickory Furniture Co. has partnered with Barney Bellinger, an artist and furniture designer, for a licensed collection of furniture. The collection will debut at next month's High Point Market.
Art Van Furniture is hosting a casting call with Nigel Barker, style icon and television host of "The Face", in the retailer's supermodel search contest.
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Association will honor long-time member and former IHFRA President Richard Gillispie with the Rudy Steltemeir Award.
The owner of home furnishings retailer Naked Furniture of Ann Arbor, Mich., is scheduled to appear in a bankruptcy hearing Thursday.