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Greenington Expands Sustainable Offerings with New Bedroom Collections

Residential & commercial sustainable bamboo furnishings manufacturer Greenington has expanded their Direct Container Program with six new Bedroom Collections along with new dining designs they will feature at the upcoming High Point Fall Market.

Patriarch of Smithe, Furniture & Design Died Peacefully at Age 86

Walter Edward Smithe, Jr.
May 19, 1936 - October 9, 2022

 It is with great sadness that the family of Walter Edward Smithe, Jr., announces his passing. Walter was the patriarch of the extended Smithe family and the founder of Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design. He died peacefully with his beloved wife of 64 years, Florence Flynn Smithe, by his side. Many family members from far and near gathered close during his final days, cherishing the memories of time spent with Papa during the 86 years of his extraordinary life. 

Armen Living Expands into New Showroom Space at High Point Fall Market

Contemporary lifestyle brand Armen Living is expanding their product line and will be located in a new showroom at the October High Point Market

Bassett responds to CSC Holding’s Buyout Attempts

Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. today commented that its Board of Directors, in consultation with its independent financial and legal advisors, previously found that two unsolicited, preliminary non-binding proposals from CSC Generation Holdings, Inc. to acquire Bassett significantly undervalued the Company and, as a result, rejected both proposals.

Women’s Leadership Development Network Announces New Website

WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, announces their new website:

Outward, Inc. Hires to Spearhead Its 3D Platform for Current and Future Customers

Outward, Inc., an independent Williams-Sonoma Inc. company, has hired home furnishings veteran, Dana Helms, as its new SMBR business development executive. Helms will be working with Outward’s team of sales professionals, while spearheading the growth of its business initiative to make the Aperture Platform available to home furnishings retailers nationwide.

Shifman Mattresses Focus on Reimagined Vintage and Premium Collections

Shifman Mattresses is focusing on retail partnerships as it unveils the reimagined Shifman Vintage® collections at the upcoming High Point Market, October 22-26.

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