XPO Logistics Announces Two Senior Executive Appointments

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 XPO Logistics, Inc., a global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, recently announced the appointments of Eduardo Pelleissone as chief transformation officer and Alex Santoro as executive vice president, operations. ....

SUNPAN Announces New Sustainability Program

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 SUNPAN recently announced their new SUNPAN Sustainability Program. The program includes the launch of Domestic by SUNPAN, a full range of upholstery made in North America. Domestic features streamlined designs that ....

IMC to Address Diversity in Retail and Design Webinars

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 International Market Centers (IMC) will present two webinars on Aug. 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries. Each hour-long session includes powerhouse industry ....

Aaron’s, Inc. to Separate into Two Public Companies

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 Aaron's, Inc. , an omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, recently announced that it intends to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies: Progressive Leasing ("Progressive") and the Aaron's Business ("Aaron's"). Both ....

Herman Miller Partners With Logitech G for New Line of Gaming Furniture

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 In partnership with Herman Miller, Logitech G recently announced a new line of performance gaming furniture and accessories, beginning with the Embody Gaming Chair. The Embody Gaming Chair will meet ....

Dallas Market Center Presents More Than 400 Temps During August Shows

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 Dallas Market Center, a leading lifestyle marketplace for retailers and interior designers, announce that more than four hundred temporary exhibitors will be showcased during its August trade events. Dallas is the only summer marketplace ....

Upselling: Your Key to Growth

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 When customers walk into your store, they probably know what they want and how much they’re willing to spend. The internet has empowered consumers to easily compare products, read reviews, ....

Horizon Home Opens Puebla, Mexico Distribution Center

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 Horizon Home recently announced that, beginning August 10th, 2020, it will begin shipping consolidated direct orders from it's new DC in Puebla Mexico. The 50K square foot facility will also ....

Spring Air Taps Experienced Customer Service Rep for Team

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 Spring Air International announced that it has named Michele Rosselli as a customer service specialist. She will oversee the company’s order and data entry functions, work closely with the company’s ....

IMC to Present Webinars on Post-COVID-19 Retail

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 International Market Centers (IMC) is presenting two webinars exploring post-COVID-19 retail strategy as a planning tool for its Summer 2020 markets. Presented together by Atlanta Market (August 13-18) and Las ....

2030 IFDA Survey Foresees Key Influences: Wellness, Aging-in-Place & Smart Home Features

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 In the next 10 years, our homes will shrink in size, grow healthier in design, and more amenable to aging in place, according to a survey just released by IFDA ....

AHFA Foundation Continues Support for Furniture Academies

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 By Nic Ledoux on 7/27/2020 The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation announces it has awarded $49,000 in grants for 2020 to support furniture industry training programs.The Furniture Foundation ....

Why Now Is the Time for Furniture Retailers to Adopt Augmented Reality

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, including the way we search and shop for home goods. With fewer people heading to the stores, retailers in ....

BrandJump Names Nicole Gallo-Pratt Associate Director of Creative Content

Table Plans - July 24, 2020 BrandJump, an ecommerce sales and marketing firm, announced Nicole Gallo-Pratt as Associate Director of Creative Content. She will report to Shelly Jones-Jackson, Director of Merchandising and Operations. In this role, ....

ICFA Sales Rep Designs 2021 Membership Pin

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 The new design features a shield motif that reflects the strength of 4,500 fellow professionals. Longtime independent furniture sales representative Tom Nolan has created the winning design for membership pins ....

Jaipur Living Announces August Launch

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Global rug and textiles furnishings company Jaipur Living announced the introduction of 16 new collections encompassing almost 70 rugs, from exquisite hand-knotted, hand-tufted, and hand-woven assortments to texture-rich naturals that ....

Indiana Governor Honors Indiana Furniture for Business Longevity and Service to Hoosier Workforce

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 On July 21, Indiana Governor, Eric J. Holcomb honored Indiana Furniture with the Governor’s Century Business Award in recognition of the company’s longevity and service to its employees, community, and ....

AHFA Solution Partners Board Cancels 30th Annual Education Golf Tournament

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Alliance Solution Partners division has voted to cancel its 30th Annual Education Golf Tournament.  The decision comes amid ongoing concerns related ....

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Inductee Video Receives a Silver Telly Award

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame inductee Jim “Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture. A video about American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame inductee Jim “Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture (www.homefurnishingshalloffame.com/2019-videos) ....

City Furniture Embraces Digital Transformation

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 City Furniture, a South Florida based Top 100 U.S. Furniture Retailer, announced that it has gone live with the phase 2 of their Akeneo PIM project. Akeneo is a product ....

Yale Debuts Tag-to-Tag Telematics Solution to Encourage Social Distancing

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new solution designed to help promote social distancing measures as businesses reopen, using sensors embedded in tags that buzz when personnel get within 6 ....

Atlanta Market Launches New Virtual Tools

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Atlanta Market announced that it is enhancing its interactive digital toolbox to support buyers before, during and after the upcoming Summer 2020 Atlanta Market, August 13-18, 2020 at AmericasMart® Atlanta. The ....

American Leather Holdings Taps Stefanie Lucas for Chief Revenue Officer

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 American Leather Holdings, the parent company for American Leather, Lee Industries, Brookline Furniture and Bench Made Modern, announces Stefanie Lucas has been named Chief Revenue Officer. An industry veteran with ....

Neighborhood Goods Has Invented A New Department Store Model That Actually Works

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Traditional department stores have been experiencing a slow and painful to watch death for years. The pandemic may be the final nail in their coffin. J.C. Penney and Neiman Marcus ....

Las Vegas Market Announces Two FIRST LOOK Webinar Dates

Table Plans - July 21, 2020 Las Vegas Market announced the webinar dates for its signature FIRST LOOK program. The two 30-minute, CEU-accredited sessions will be presented on July 29 and Aug. 5 in advance of ....

Sam Moore Announces Winner of Vintage Chair Social Media Contest

Table Plans - July 21, 2020 A photo of a 1947 classic wing chair and matching ottoman (not pictured) has been selected as the winner of Sam Moore’s recently concluded “Search for Vintage” social media contest. ....

3 Social Media Platforms Guaranteed to Grow Your Business

Table Plans - July 21, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed how furniture retailers do business. Because of this shift in the retail landscape, digital channels like social media are more important to your brand, ....