Since August, thousands of paid-for furniture items have been locked in a warehouse during MG+BW’s post-bankruptcy fallout. Now, some customers may finally get their purchases—if they’re willing to pay up.
Warren Shoulberg reflects on what once made Z Gallerie such a distinct shopping experience—and how, in the wake of its bankruptcy filing, the industry is poised to lose a retailer with an unexpected assortment that challenged industry norms.
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.