EVENTS

  • Las Vegas Market

    July 30, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    World Market Center Las Vegas

    Las VegasNevada US

  • All American Furniture Expo

    August 2, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    Utz Building, York Expo Center

    LancasterPennsylvaniaUS

  • Next Conference

    September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017

    Nationals Park

    WashingtonDCUS

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Widgets

Widgets Summer 2017

See the latest issue of Widgets, a publication dedicated to the parts and pieces that make up the products your customers buy.  See what's new!

VIDEOS

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    Innovation is key as summer hits its stride

    Innovation in style, design and use of technology have Furniture Today editors following a number of story leads — from the use of artificial intelligence to Coriscan’s designer emphasis to the growth of luxury motion upholstery at Bradington-Young.

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BLOGS

  • Thomas Russell

    Sourcing Strategies by Tom Russell

    Thomas Russell

    July 24, 2017

    Collecting antidumping duties: What is the net effect for furniture?

    The issue of millions of dollars in uncollected duties came into sharper focus during Furniture Today’s recent Logistics Symposium. During a panel presentation at that event, two customs and compliance experts gave some stark warnings regarding the administration’s stance on duty enforcement. President Trump made this abundantly clear in early March with an executive order that seeks to boost enforcement and collection of antidumping and countervailing duties that take aim at unfairly priced imports and thus help domestic manufacturers compete in a global environment. Some of the latest estimates peg these uncollected duties at more than $2.3 ...

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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    July 20, 2017

    Retail Armageddon, my eye! Furniture industry has success stories to tell

    There is a quote attributed to Charles Swindoll that has gained widespread use in motivational presentations, and while such widespread usage can sometimes make such things seem trite, I think it has particular relevance for the furniture business in today’s competitive environment. “I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.And so it is with you ... we are in charge of our attitudes.” It seems sometimes that much of the focus on the furniture business is on its struggles, its challenges, on those whose traffic is down or whose ...

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  • Mike Root

    A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    July 18, 2017

    3 choices to combat the summer doldrums

    From most indications, summer business has been slow. Retail has been spotty at best, and very few promotions are capturing the attention of the general public to entice them to come in to a store. And yet, we read that housing is doing well, which should bode well for furniture in the near future. So the options seem to be simple: 1) Keep hitting your head against the wall with little or no results, or 2) Do like everyone else does, and take the summer off. As unpleasant as the first option sounds, most people would recommend this course of ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    July 18, 2017

    What happens when online brands face reality of in-store competition?

    Online mattress brands are now making their way into brick-and-mortar stores, a development that seems logical as the mattress industry navigates its way through a rapidly changing landscape where bricks are increasingly meeting clicks, and vice versa. But how will those online brands fare when they emerge from the virtual world, where clever marketing and the power of imagination can create compelling images, and face the harsh reality of competitive models? That’s an issue that bedding veterans have been discussing for a while now, and it’s one we will be following closely in the months to come. There ...

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