High Point Market Authority has announced an expanded schedule for Fall Market as a way to minimize crowding in showrooms and allow for social distancing. The event will now take place over nine days, and attendees are asked to pick a three-day period within those dates to attend.
With the launch of Houzz Pro, the home renovation and design platform has streamlined its business management and marketing features, aiming to be a one-stop shop for the entire life cycle of a design project.
After a nearly three-year tenure, Whitney Robinson is stepping down as editor in chief of Elle Decor. Stellene Volandes, currently editor in chief of Town & Country, will see her role expanded to include oversight of Robinson’s replacement.
Material Bank announced today that the company has secured $28 million in Series B funding, which was led by Bain Capital Ventures. The memo sampling service will use the investment to fast-track expansion into new categories, build a new robotic logistics facility, and further develop its digital platform.
Curbed, the Vox Media-owned real estate site, will be folded into New York magazine starting May 1. The news comes on the heels of the departure of the site’s editor in chief, Kelsey Keith, who announced last week that she would be stepping down after five years at Curbed, though she will continue to executive-produce the brand’s hit podcast on failed utopias, “Nice Try!”
Last week, in a conference call with investors, Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Mark Tritton announced that the megaretailer had sold One Kings Lane, but he declined to disclose a buyer and a price. Today, one of those mysteries has been solved.
Bed Bath & Beyond has sold One Kings Lane, the online decor and furnishings marketplace it acquired in 2016. The spinoff was announced by CEO Mark Tritton on an earnings call last night, though he did not name a buyer or disclose a price.
At Business of Home, we’re committed to following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout on the design trade. This week, we take a look at designers who’ve started offering e-design packages and how the work-from-home culture is affecting furniture companies.
Last year, Italian furniture brand Flexform launched its first-ever outdoor collection. Now, the company is adding new pieces to the line and its San Francisco and Los Angeles outposts are stocking up on offerings for U.S. delivery so that Americans can upgrade their outdoor spaces now.