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Custom and Spec Home Market Shares in 2016

Friday, September 22, 2017

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) analysis of the most recent Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) shows that custom- home building registered declining market shares across most U.S. regions in 2016....

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ICFA Introduces the Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Award

Friday, September 22, 2017

The International Casual Furniture Association (ICFA) announces the creation of the Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Award to recognize those retailers whose creativity invokes the spirit of the late industry leader’s unique approach to igniting excitement...

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Castelle Names Mark Stephens EVP of Sales

Friday, September 22, 2017

Castelle announces that well-regarded industry professional Mark Stephens has joined the company as executive vice president of Sales for the handcrafted luxury outdoor furnishings line....

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Operation BBQ Relief Update – Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Operation BBQ Relief has had a busy three weeks with Hurricane Harvey (for which they served 371,760 hot barbecue meals in 11 days) and now Hurricane Irma (66,100 meals in over six days) and their teams of volunteers are tired. Currently, OBR is turning...

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Casual Industry Salutes 2017 Award Winners

Friday, September 15, 2017

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration during the Casual Market Chicago....

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Gensun’s New Edge & Wave Collection

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Edge and Wave are fraternal twins; both collections feature slender yet strong legs and arms with graceful curves. The two back designs came to life at the same time with Edge’s linear back and Wave’s flowing water back. Visit showroom 1667...

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Klaussner Outdoor Adds Cordless Power Motion

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Here’s a new concept that incorporates the functionality of power motion with a cordless power source into outdoor seating. The technology combines weather resistant motion mechanisms and a sealed power system driven by a rechargeable power pack...

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