Home Furnishings Business, the business and strategy magazine for the home furnishings industry, is putting together its editorial coverage for the Fall High Point Market, and exhibitors are encouraged to send high-resolution images of product introductions by Friday, Sept. 9.
Online retail giant Wayfair (W) announced that Doran Robinson has joined the company as Vice President of Operations, Product Innovation.
Ashley Furniture, the nation's largest furniture manufacturer and retailer, said it will close its manufacturing plants in Colton, Calif., in October, shifting production to its other U.S. factories.
Reverie, a producer of adjustable beds, mattresses and pillows, has named Deena Gardner to the new position of trade marketing manager.
Textile manufacturer Fine Cotton Factory has added territory managers Bob Siegel and James Austin to its sales team.
The Contemporary Design Group, a national association of independent home furnishings showrooms, specializing in modern and contemporary design, has announced the addition of three new retailer members; Scandinavia Furniture in Metairie, Louisiana, Bright Ideas in Royal Oak, Michigan and Design Quest in Grand Rapid, Michigan.
Veteran journalist Larry Thomas, who has covered the home furnishings industry for more than 25 years, has been named business editor of Home Furnishings Business Magazine.