AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home Trends & Design enters the fall market season with the distinguished honor of being named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies for 2012 as well as showcasing at a new location at High Point Market. This is the second consecutive year that the company has achieved this recognition from Inc. magazine.
"It is an honor to be included in the Inc. 5000 list again this year and participating in the High Point market is an important component of our marketing efforts," said Hank Cravey, CEO and cofounder of the company along with Dhaval Lodhavia, who oversees product design. Cravey continues, "We are excited about our new location, you can see us to the right-front as you come up the escalator, so we'll be very visible."
Home Trends & Design Ranks No. 2705 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 87%
Inc. magazine ranked Home Trends & Design NO. 2705 on its sixth annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at the Inc. 5000 website.
"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Home Trends & Design Shows Off New Collections in New Salon Expansion at High Point Market
Home Trends & Design will display its solid-wood bedroom, dining room, living room and occasional furniture to industry buyers and designers. The company will be exhibiting in a 2,128-square-foot showroom in Space M-0837 at the High Point show. Home Trends & Design will be an anchor in the new SALON expansion directly above the original SALON area on the Mezzanine Floor.
Home Trends & Design will feature several new collections, according to Cravey. The first collection is Bergman, a line of mid-priced sofas and chairs inspired by Old World, European designs. Details include overstuffed rolled arms, elegantly tufted upholstery, rolled piping and hand-nailed trim. In addition, the company will be showing recent expansions to its French Vintage line of classic, French-inspired case goods and accent furniture.
Home Trends & Design is one of the founding members of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, a group of manufacturers that promotes eco-friendly practices. The company's philosophy leads it to use primarily mango and acacia trees for its solid-wood furniture, as well as reclaimed wood from other sources, coated in water-based finishes.
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