Kingsdown’s bedMATCH™ Display Unit Wins Top Award from Retail Design & Merchandising Group

Table Plans - August 7, 2019 Ryan Scott management with Kingsdown’s in-store experience and design team. Kingsdown recently announced that their bedMATCH™ retail display unit was named “Display of the Year” at the annual Shop! OMA ....

Malouf Launches New Bedroom Furniture Line

Table Plans - August 7, 2019 At Las Vegas Market, Utah-based company Malouf announced the launch of their new category, adding furniture to their already comprehensive bedding lineup. The initial collection includes two complete designer beds, ....

Contract Furniture Industry Veteran Paul Brayton Passes Away at 77

Table Plans - August 6, 2019 By Nic Ledoux on 8/6/2019 Mr. L. Paul Brayton, 77, founder and CEO of Brayton International and Brayton Textiles, recently passed away at the age of 77. Paul Brayton has ....

Long Time Independent Furniture Representative Ronald Spangenberg Passes Away at 86

Table Plans - August 5, 2019 Ronald Ralph Spangenberg, 86 of Meadowlakes, Texas, passed away on July 17, 2019. After graduating from Penn State with his bachelor’s degree, Ron honorably served as a Captain in the ....

Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo Draws Record Attendance

Table Plans - August 5, 2019 The third edition of Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), a trade show and conference serving the furniture manufacturing industry, was held July 17-18, 2019 at the Hickory Metro Convention ....

Strong Order Writing & Exclusive Programming Highlight Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market

Table Plans - August 5, 2019 Strong order writing, buzzworthy programming and industry-exclusive special events highlighted the recently-concluded Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market. Summer Market presented 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources – more than ....

Midwest Club Hosts Charity Golf Outing, Annual Show, Night at the Ballgame

Table Plans - August 5, 2019 The Midwest Furniture Club announced that it is entering its busy season with some popular traditional events, as well as new a new night to welcome members and explore benefits ....

Schewel Furniture Announces Rebranding As Schewels Home

Table Plans - August 4, 2019 Schewel Furniture Company, a 50-store furniture retail chain focusing on in­ house financing, announced that it is rebranding as Schewels Home.Since 1897, the company has offered affordable home furnishings to ....

IFDA’s Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2019

Table Plans - August 1, 2019 Pictured Clockwise from Top left: Sarah Rosenthal, Pao-yi Warner, Megan York, Lizette Gonzalez, Pei Yao Huang, Alayne Chipman and Jonathan Parris. The Educational Foundation (EF) of IFDA, the International Furnishings ....

Malouf Promotes Eric Holmstead as New National Sales Manager

Table Plans - August 1, 2019 Malouf announced that it has created a new National Sales Manager position and have promoted Eric Holmstead, former central district manager, to fill this new role. Holmstead has been with ....

Bernhardt to Debut New Luxury Outdoor Furniture Category

Table Plans - August 1, 2019 Pictured is the Bernhardt Exteriors Joli Seating in Grey Mist with Stone Table. Bernhardt Furniture announced that it is moving into a new category, debuting its first collection of outdoor ....

Art Van Furniture Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team

Table Plans - August 1, 2019 Art Van Furniture recently announced key changes to its leadership team which includes the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer, Ron Boire. The board of directors has engaged an ....

Serta Simmons Bedding Names Chief Financial Officer

Table Plans - August 1, 2019 Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”), the North America manufacturer and distributor of mattresses, recently announced the appointment of Barry Canipe as chief financial officer, following an extensive search. The appointment ....

Moe’s Home Collection Announces New Licensee Store in Los Cabos, Mexico

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Moe’s Home Collection, the North American retailer and wholesaler known for its modern furniture collections has announced another licensee location in Los Cabos, Mexico.Los Cabos will house Moe’s products across ....

Raffel Systems Introduces New Air Massage System

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Raffel Systems announced that it has introduced new technology that replaces traditional massage chair rollers with air-filled bladders that can be customized to individual needs.“We are excited to again be ....

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects Catherine Silver to Board of Directors

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. announced that it has elected Catherine Silver to its Board of Directors. Silver is president of Progressive Business Media (a division ....

Treasure Garden Recognizes Justin Pfahl As Independent Sales Representative of The Year

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Treasure Garden, designer and manufacturer of luxury shade products and accessories, announced its Independent Sales Representative of the Year, Justin Pfahl. The award was presented to the Florida representative during ....

High Point Premarket Committee Announces Lineup for Fall Event

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 The High Point Premarket Committee announced that it has finalized its list of sponsoring showrooms for the fall 2019 event, scheduled for September 9-10. Consisting of 17 sponsors, the list ....

Classic Brands to Launch Pair of Aggressively Priced, Tariff-Free Mattress Lines in Las Vegas

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Classic Brands recently launched a pair of aggressively priced bedding collections at Las Vegas Market that spotlight the company’s tariff-free products and its expertise in logistics and product development. One ....

Mlily Unveils Industry’s First Sleep System With Cooling Fans in Adjustable Base

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Mattress manufacturer MLILY unveiled the industry’s first air-cooled sleep system with a series of fans in the adjustable base that channel air through the mattress. Called Power Breeze, the revolutionary ....

Corsicana Mattress Adds 5 Roll-Packed Models to RENUE Line

Table Plans - July 31, 2019 Corsicana Mattress reports that it is expanding its presence in the boxed bedding arena by adding five roll-packed mattresses to its popular RENUE line, boosting the e-commerce-friendly brand to nine ....

Are You Anti-Social?

Decoration Table - July 6, 2019 Everybody has an opinion. This is nothing new, but thanks to social media those opinions are out there for public consumption. Some folks like social media and others despise it, ....

STL193: Pocket Screws vs. Dominos

Decoration Table - July 6, 2019 Start Woodworking Season 1 by Matt Berger, Asa Christiana Question 1:  From Dan:I recently built a pair of desks featured in issue #270. I built them mostly the way Michael ....

Malouf Partners with Podium to Support Retail Partners and Children in Need

Decoration Table - July 5, 2019 Malouf recently announced its partnership with Podium, a Utah-based software company specializing in customer interaction management. Moving forward, these two businesses will work together to achieve a common goal: to ....

Art Van Furniture to Kick Off 60th Anniversary Celebration

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Art Van Furniture announced that it will make one car-loving enthusiast’s dream come true during its 60th anniversary celebration. The Midwest furniture and mattress retailer will kick off its diamond ....

Three Top 100 Retailers Go Live on STORIS in 40 Days

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 STORIS announced that it has successfully held software conversion launch events for two brand new Top 100 home furnishings retailers as well as a major system merge for The Dufresne ....

Bob’s Discount Furniture Announces New Brand Campaign

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Bob's Discount Furniture recently announced a new brand campaign designed to shed light on how the company creates and offers accessible value for its customers. As the retailer, with 119 ....