Casual Living Staff, October 18, 2013CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The home remodeling market continues to improve, with strong gains expected for the remainder of 2013 and the beginning of 2014, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. While the LIRA continues to project annual improvement spending increasing at a double-digit pace in the near term, a slowdown of this growth can be expected by the middle of 2014. More
Casual Living Staff, October 9, 2013HICKORY, N.C. - beachTuff, creators and manufacturers of innovative solutions that enhance the beach experience, added The Lazee High beach chair to the company's line of beach products. Unveiled at 2013 Surf Expo, the global watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow, Sept. 6-8 in Orlando, Fla., The Lazee High is a higher-off-the ground version of The Lazee beach chair. More
Casual Living Staff, July 12, 2013BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Summer Classics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality casual and outdoor furniture in the United States, announced today an agreement with SC (Asia Pacific) Limited, a Hong Kong Limited Company, to form a new company, Summer Classics Asia Pacific, which will market Summer Classics outdoor furniture in Asia. More
Casual Living Staff, May 2, 2013WASHINGTON, D.C. - National Retail Federation's careers and education division, NRF Foundation, launched its new Retail Insight Center website, a resource for researching industry, government, economic and consumer trends within the retail industry. More
Casual Living Staff, January 29, 2013WASHINGTON -- The National Retail Federation released its 2013 economic forecast Monday, projecting retail industry sales will increase 3.4%, a notch down from the preliminary 4.2% growth seen in 2012. More
Casual Living Staff, January 16, 2013Norman Hamilton, publisher of Casual Living, invites you to this year's second annual Casual Living Conference. More
Casual Living Staff, December 14, 2012NEWNAN, Ga. - After a family trip to Normandy on Thanksgiving Day, Three Coins Cast owner Susanna Powell decided to show her gratitude for the U.S. military in a material way. Teaming up with Purple Heart Homes of Statesville, N.C., Three Coins will customize and donate furniture for wheelchair bound Veterans. More
Casual Living Staff, December 14, 2012GREENSBORO, N.C. - WithIt will present Margaret Traub, CEO and president of lighting and furniture source Adesso, with its highest honor during the 2013 WOW Awards dinner in Las Vegas on Jan. 27, the eve of the winter Las Vegas Market. More
Casual Living Staff, October 30, 2012PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - For the week ending Oct. 20, the NPD Group's Shopping Activity Weekly Holiday Trends report showed 57% of U.S. consumers went shopping at brick-and-mortar retail stores. More
Casual Living Staff, October 11, 2012NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Bombay Company, a leader in globally-inspired, classic furniture and home décor, announces a new licensee partnership in the outdoor lawn and garden categories with Arden Companies, one of America's leading manufacturers and marketers of outdoor products. The collection will be introduced in 2013 and will be the first outdoor line for the Bombay brand. More
Casual Living Staff, October 11, 2012BEDFORD PARK, Ill. - NorthCape International has opened an expanded distribution and production facility in Los Angeles, Calif. More
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