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Former La-Z-Boy executive Greg White has joined forces with longtime fabric and leather sales executive Wally Grodecki to form a company that will supply fabric and leather to furniture manufacturers. More
Magnussen Home introduced the new Crayola licensed collection in its Next Generation youth line at High Point Market. More
Terry Seitz of Terry Seitz and Associates has signed a deal to buy the former Myrtle Desk building and property on Millis Street here that was recently gutted by a fire. More
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has reinforced its own NSF/ANSI 336 sustainability assessment with third-party certification by UL Environment, a company providing independent validation of green marketing claims. More than 50 patterns in the Sunbrella Contract fabric line, including those with the company’s Defiance treatment, carry the Silver Level certification. More
Lexington Home Brands hosted its second Destination Design Event here Saturday morning, featuring designer Tobi Fairley as the keynote speaker and guest Krissa Rossbund, senior style editor for Traditional Home magazine. More
Case goods manufacturer Sunny Designs has acquired the former Patrician Furniture facilities in High Point. More
Demand for furniture and bedding increased only 1.0% last year to $95 billion, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Commerce and Furniture/Today market research. More
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March 24, 2014If you are in the camp that believes that what you don’t know can’t hurt you, then click another article. The rest of this column will be of no interest to you. This week I want to share some specifics about a one-day summit we are hosting that will focus on the growing challenges to our industry as a result of regulatory issues and subsequent compliance requirements. If you attended our last Leadership Conference, you heard a very sharp trial lawyer, Amy Lally, a partner with the Sidley Austin law firm, walk us through California’s Proposition 65 ...
February 26, 2014Social media has not only changed the way we communicate with each other; it is changing how, where and when we shop.And while this can be a tremendous opportunity for retailers, social media also allows consumers to share their shopping experiences - good and bad - in real time with millions of other consumers.Social media has also provided a platform for sellers to serve up meaningful content and information about the goods and services they offer.Clearly, the retailers who are winning are those who have found a way to communicate with consumers while managing to control the content and ...
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February 25, 2014We've all known control freaks. You know them as the folks who have to know everything, be sure everything is and will be perfect, who obsess over even the smallest issues to the detriment of the bigger ones, who must be in charge, who are unable to delegate effectively, who dominate conversations and who worry their life away. You may even be one of them.I certainly have a bit of this within me. It has dissipated over the years, but even today, I still have to guard against it. At some point along my career path I discovered ...
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