Registrations are still being accepted for next week’s Regulatory Summit presented by the American Home Furnishings Alliance. More
International Market Centers, which operates the Las Vegas and High Point markets, announced it will coordinate product donations and other humanitarian efforts by exhibitors in both cities. More
Ashley Furniture Inds. has broken ground on a new 877,230-square-foot distribution facility located in Mesquite, Texas. More
Formerly known as Orient Express Rugs, Exquisite Rugs returned to market this week with a more focused product presentation designed for a more specialty customer in mind. More
San Francisco has banned the sale of upholstered furniture and children’s products containing flame retardant chemicals. More
On a specially created promotional video inspired by Aladdin’s magic carpet ride, designer Christopher Guy Harrison’s new collection of upscale area rugs with Nourison treks the world with a Princess Jasmine-like character. The video aired during the recent High Point Market. More
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- Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin rounds up Furniture Today editors for their wrap up on product introduction and market activity for the October High Point Market.
Furniture Factory 4.0
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October 17, 2017The fall High Point Market, a personal favorite of mine (more on that later), is now open for business. Here, culled from the list of bedding companies showing their wares in High Point this week, are five business-building ideas you should consider: 1. Expand your commitment to better bedding. Shifman Mattress, the New Jersey-based producer that focuses on the high end of the market, has revamped its Masters collection, which touts natural materials and handcrafted quality. Another high-end company to consider is Vispring, the Plymouth, England-based producer, which is debuting new Italian designer fabrics here and is showing a premium ...
October 12, 2017A great deal of time and effort these days is spent pondering what the future of the furniture business will look like. How will stores evolve? How can local or regional players compete in an environment of national, even global e-commerce giants? Will digital advertising and social media replace traditional marketing formats? How do you reach Millennials, and what do they want to buy? All of these are important questions, and they just scratch the surface. That said, there is no path to the future that does not go through running a good business today. Despite all the talk about ...
October 11, 20176.6 and $726 This is the expected mattress replacement cycle in years for consumers between the ages of 18 and 35, and the price that consumers in that age group are willing to pay for a queen-sized mattress. Why it matters: This is a good news/bad news scenario. The good news is that younger consumers, many of them Millennials, have much shorter mattress replacement expectations than older consumers, which could open the door to more frequent mattress purchases by those younger consumers. But there is a catch: Those younger consumers say they are willing to spend much less ...
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November 9, 2017 - November 10, 2017
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Long Beach, California, US
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November 28, 2017 - November 30, 2017
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Orlando, Florida, US
- Showtime Fabric Fair
December 3, 2017 - December 6, 2017
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