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Steve Lush Gets New EVP Post at Hooker Furniture

Steve Lush, a 33-year furniture industry veteran who has been president of retailer Robb & Stucky since 2011, has joined Hooker Furniture (HOFT) in the newly created post of executive vice president of sales and merchandising for Hooker casegoods.

FastFact: Furniture E-Shipments Still Trail Other Manufacturing Segments

While e-commerce shipments have grown at a rapid pace since the mid-2000s, furniture and related products are still slightly behind all manufacturing in the percentage of e-commerce shipments to total shipments, according to a study by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Whitewood Inds. Acquires High Point Showroom Building

Casegoods and upholstery manufacturer and distributor Whitewood Inds. has acquired the High Point Market showroom building 215 South Main St., where it has maintained a showroom since 2000.

Caracole Names Tim O’Hare to New Merchandising Post

Casegoods and upholstery resource Caracole has appointed Tim O’Hare to the new position of senior vice president of creative merchandising.

Leon’s Taps Dave Freeman to Head The Brick Division

Leon’s Furniture Limited (LNF.TO) announced that it has promoted long-time Brick executive Dave Freeman to president of its Brick division, effective Nov. 1.

Borkholder Designer Profiled in Newspaper Article

Catina Suarez Roscoe, a Greensboro, N.C.-based furniture designer who developed a collection for Borkholder Furniture that was unveiled at last week’s High Point Market, was profiled in an article in the Greensboro News & Record.

Twelve New, Expanded Gift Showrooms Add 80 Lines to Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market announced that 12 new and expanded showrooms will add some 80 nationally-known product lines to the overall gift offerings at the Winter Market, which takes place Jan. 22-26.

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