Laura Alber, CEO of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM), was honored as Woman of the Year at the World Retail Awards, presented at the 12th annual World Retail Congress in Madrid.
Furniture First held its annual symposium May 14-16 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The three-day event included guest speakers, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and devoted networking time.
Ashley HomeStore recently hosted two Hope to Dream events, in Atlanta and Memphis, Tenn.
Decorating Den franchise owner Bohnne Jones, of Nashville, Tenn., was named Franchise Owner of the Year, the highest franchisee business award presented by Decorating Den Interiors, North America’s largest interior design and home furnishings franchise company and leading in-home decorating service.
The theme “Wood, Trees and the Forest” inspired students at the Maine College of Art to design uncommon chairs for the 14th Annual Wilsonart Challenges Student Chair Design Competition. The winning chair and five runners up made their first public appearance at the 2018 International Furniture Fair (ICFF) held this week in New York.
The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) has announced the nominees for its 2018 Retailer of the Year awards, which honor outstanding retailers who represent exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability, and store design/merchandising.
SEAMS has announced the sponsor lineup for its upcoming networking gala at Texprocess America, May 22-24 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.