Home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) has put into effect a $200 million share repurchase program.
Steven Avitable has been named vice president of sales for high-end furniture supplier Dorya Interiors.
Andrew Tepperman of Tepperman's and David Gunn of Knight Furniture have joined the board of directors for the North American Home Furnishings Association.
Samuel Shaffer has been named CEO of home décor supplier Michael Aram. He succeeds Sebastian Herald, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Luxury contract and residential furniture manufacturer Decca Ltd. has formed Decca Home and named Rob Casey president of the division.
Home décor supplier Uttermost has named industry veteran Jim Parsons a designer for the company.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) has named Pat Watson vice president of merchandising.