Furniture Industry Community News, Donation Events, Activities, Charities
AICO Chairman and CEO Michael Amini was awarded an honorary doctorate degree at City of Hope ’s 16th commencement ceremony of the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences June 6. More
Value City Furniture has partnered with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns in a deal that gives some fans an early look at the Browns’ first-round quarterback draft pick Johnny Manziel, Crain’s Cleveland Business reports. More
The online consumer can be a mysterious creature, prowling the streets of the Internet by night, searching for product at an ideal price. More
Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and Planned Furniture Promotions raised more than $440,000 for local charities through their 27th charity golf outing and dinner July 15. More
Three exhibitors at the July 27-31 Las Vegas Market, one of the major furnishings exhibitions in the U.S., will be recognized by American Express and Furniture/Today for their achievement of excellence in product innovation. More
Rent-A-Center said second-quarter revenues edged up 1.7%, but earnings tumbled as the company’s core U.S. stores continued to struggle. More
News From The Web
- Editor-in-Chief Ray Allegrezza talks with WGHP-TV in High Point about the bankruptcy decision from Furniture Brands International.
May 23, 2014Whose brand is it anyway? Why do I ask this? Well, at the time of this writing, I am sitting in a hot plane on a tarmac in Atlanta. I have been sitting here for a while and, for a reason unknown to us travelers, the air in the plane will not be turned on. As the gentleman next to me is talking about initiating a Twitter campaign to get air conditioning, I am again reminded of the control consumers now have in affecting a brand. Because of this, branding has become a MONSTROSITY of a task. Before the age ...
November 4, 2013The recently completed High Point Market gave the industry a chance to preview thousands of new products, some of which may become bestsellers. But I am here to tell you that sometimes our industry's future best sellers are not made of wood, fabric, foam, metal or glass. Instead, the future best sellers I spotted during market were 10 intelligent and driven young men and women who have earned the right to be recognized as Moh Scholars.In 2001, industry leader Larry Moh established the scholarship to honor his wife, Celia. The goal is to recognize and support the academic ...
From A Rep's Perspective
April 26, 2012Monday night at market there was a joint event sponsored by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) and the International Home Furnishings Representative's Association (IHFRA). This is just one of many events that retailers and reps work together on to honor noteworthy members for their dedication to the industry. In local chapters around the country, local charity functions and industry events like the March on Washington, reps have always been supportive and have worked with retailers and factories to make our industry a better place. This year we had a particularly good slate of honorees from IHFRA. Rick Gillespie ...
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