Julia Chappell has assumed marketing leadership duties for the Chicago Merchandise Mart's Casual Furniture and Accessories Market, premarket and day-to-day marketing duties for the industry's permanent showrooms.
Import volume at major U.S. retail container ports is expected to drop 8.4 percent in February from the same time last year as the shipping cycle reaches its slowest month of the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
The High Point Market Authority and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), has set the schedule for its expanded seminar series at the Spring High Point Market.
Interior designer Richar of Richar Interiors has been named the Chicago Interior Designer of the Year by the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart and Luxe Interiors + Design magazine.
The High Point Market Authority and the American Society of Interior Designers will offer a Designer Master Class during April's High Point Market.
Interior design and retail furnishings boutique Linda McDougald Design | Postcard from Paris Home has added two employees to its downtown Greenville, S.C., location.
Paula Deen Ventures, a newly formed company, is getting a cash infusion of between $75 million and $100 million from Najafi Cos., a private-equity company owned by the owner of BMG Music Service and the Book-of-the-Month Club.