In our weekly roundup, remembering David Easton, an abundance of collaborations, and impressive fundraises from Goodee and Faire. Read on for these announcements and more that are crossing the BOH news desk this week.
Scalamandré has scooped up Hinson, a fabrics, wallcoverings and lighting brand founded by home furnishings icon Harry Hinson in 1972, in the same August 7 bankruptcy auction that saw Kravet acquire Donghia’s assets.
On Friday last week, Kravet, Inc. was the winning bidder in the Chapter 7 auction of Donghia, Inc.—a sale that includes the Donghia brand name, the company’s intellectual and digital property, and its designs, archives and inventory. The deal is expected to close by the end of the week.
In our weekly digest, Muji files for bankruptcy and launches a furniture subscription service (in the same week), a second wave of COVID caftans, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.
In Business of Home’s inaugural community discussion, editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen and seasoned bankruptcy lawyer Cathy Hershcopf cover everything you need to know to be prepared if your vendors file—and how to assess the health of your own business.