High Point Market Show News

News, features and analysis of the Spring 2017 High Point Market, a biannual furniture trade show being held in High Point, N.C. Coverage includes updates on product introductions, style trends, business developments and strategies for growth.

Videos

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    Jonathan and Drew Scott, aka The Property Brothers, want to see your living room

    Canada’s favorite sons talked about family life, their favorite things and which brother is the favorite on a High Point showroom walkabout with Furniture Today. According to HGTV’s popular twins, the goal is to bring their own furniture preferences into the Scott Living collection, “making aspirational attainable” and to see how people are using the designs in their own homes via #scottliving.

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Digital Edition

Furniture Today Digital Edition

See the digital edition of Furniture/Today, which allows you to flip through the pages, click on any underlined area to visit a website or send an e-mail, search to find content in the magazine, or share pages with your friends. See the latest issue!

Blogs

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    May 9, 2017

    Top mattress tweets in HP: MyPillow, RSAs, Bedgear

    Traffic was light in bedding showrooms, but the Internet was humming at the recent High Point Market. I unleashed a torrent of tweets, more than 60 in total, and included short videos with about one-third of those tweets. A look at my Twitter analytics (a great tool) reveals these top mattress tweets, in order of impressions: “Quick chat with Pillow Prince Mike Lindell.” This tweet was easily the top scorer, generating thousands of impressions and hundreds of engagements. The MyPillow CEO, a familiar face on television thanks to the company’s heavy advertising campaign, was making his first visit to ...

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  • Mike Root

    A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    May 1, 2017

    Oh, what a night

    With a record crowd of almost 1,000 people, the Furniture Industry Awards Gala celebrated our great industry and the independent sales rep’s part in it. With hundreds of reps in attendance as well as manufacturers and major retailers on Monday night of market, it was wonderful opportunity for IHFRA (International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn.) shine a light on the great value sales reps fill in the distribution network. Irv Blumkin from Nebraska Furniture Mart was recognized as the Retailer of the Year, and he spoke about how helpful reps have been to his company over the years. It ...

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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    March 16, 2017

    Did Premarket reveal the industry’s Achilles heel?

    This week’s Premarket saw its largest number of exhibitors since 2014, and while attendance was somewhat curtailed by an unexpected storm across the Northeast, there were plenty of dealers in town, and some even came in early to get a head start (no surprise there). Events like this are always a good opportunity to assess the industry’s health, and I received some interesting responses to the question, “How is business?” This is one of those questions that typically elicit the stock response: “Good.” This time however, there was often a long pause, occasionally followed by a facial expression ...

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Events

  • Las Vegas Market

    July 30, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    World Market Center Las Vegas

    Las Vegas, Nevada , US

  • All American Furniture Expo

    August 2, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    Utz Building, York Expo Center

    Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US

  • Next Conference

    September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017

    Nationals Park

    Washington, DC, US

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