The inaugural Casual Living conference drew positive responses from retailers, manufacturers and designers who attended.
DALLAS - Forty-plus leaders and members of the International Casual Furnishings Association gathered Nov. 2-3 in Dallas to recap 2011, discuss sales training, membership initiatives, 2012 activities and honors and celebrate a new year of leadership for the burgeoning organization.
The International Casual Furnishings Association presented the industry's top awards in product design, manufacturing and sales Tuesday night at the ICFA reception in the impressive ballroom of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Here are the winners.
Our 10th annual Merchandising Awards include a mix of repeat winners and new stores that visually tie together colors, themes and design elements for outstanding appeal.
Outdoor performance fabric makers and casual furniture retailers are looking to mood-lifting bright colors, novelty yarns, decorative accessories and a slowly rebounding economy as key signs of life for the industry.