Three retailers have joined the Furniture First buying group-Koerner Furniture, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Quality Furniture Co., Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and Sweat's Furniture, Brunswick, Ga.
Lighting vendor Pacific Coast Lighting has extended its partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide.
Universal Furniture will continue to work with cooking celebrity Paula Deen on the company's Paula Deen Home Collection.
Home furnishings retailer The Dump plans to open its new location in Lombard, Ill., Aug. 30. In addition, The Dump will create 250 new jobs in the Lombard area, according to E.J. Strelitz , President & CEO of Haynes Furniture/The Dump.
The American Society of Furniture Designers will announce 2013 Pinnacle Award finalists during next week's Las Vegas Furniture Market.
International Market Centers will host the third annual Gift for Life Up on the Roof gala charity event during Las Vegas Furniture Market.
Elon University and the Sustainable Furnishings Council have presented the Elon University Fall Environmental Forum, "Innovations in Home Furnishings--The Road Ahead."