The International Casual Furnishings Association has named Jackie Hirschhaut executive director following the retirement of long-time head Joseph Logan.
Dallas Market Center has named Jim Lugannani vice president of gift leasing. In his position, Lugannani is responsible for leading the luxury gift, tableware, housewares and general gift categories as well as maximizing opportunities between permanent and temporary exhibitors.
Finalists were named today at Las Vegas Furniture Market for the 2014 Pinnacle Awards honoring home furnishings design.
Retail giant Amazon is jumping into 3D-printed product sales with a dedicated portal and the options include home furnishings.
It has been a long, grueling journey since the 2009 recession when sales for the home furnishings industry hit rock bottom, but home furnishings sales have now crossed the finish line with a photo finish to prove it.
"Factory Man," author Beth Macy's tale of the Bassett furniture clan and John Bassett III's efforts to keep furniture manufacturing stateside, has debuted at number 10 on the New York Times' non-fiction hardcover best-seller list.