High Point Market Show News
Merchant Andy Thorton has been named keynote speaker for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards Banquet set for Monday, Oct. 16, at the High Point Market. More
The High Point Market Authority has announced that Grand Funk Railroad and Casey James will be the performers for its bi-annual Stars Under the Stars, series for the upcoming fall market, Oct. 14-18. More
The High Point Market Authority reports that this year’s Sept. 11-12 fall High Point Premarket has 24 vendors on board as sponsoring exhibitors for the event, which allows retailers to get a first look at the Oct. 14-18 main show’s introductions. More
SCAD President Paula Wallace, president of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Scott Brothers and Hicks Siblings will headline the High Point Market Authority’s Keynote Series for the Oct. 14-18 fall market. More
Contemporary and transitional case goods and upholstery source Star International Furniture and Orient Express Furniture have moved their East Coast distribution center to High Point. More
The High Point Market Authority has teamed up with Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting and Luxe Interiors + Design magazine to offer the Interior Design Summit & IDS GRAM|MEs in conjunction with the Oct. 14-18 fall market. More
Fashion Snoops is partnering with High Point Market Authority to give retailers, designers and manufacturers cultural trends to more accurately forecast upcoming consumer wants and needs. More
News From The Web
- Between the impact of Harvey and Irma, other industry news continues to mount: Arterian buys Standard, and Labor Day sales prove challenge. Meanwhile, retailers weigh in being prepared for the rough weather, and Clint Engel provides an update on Jim McIngvale’s relief efforts in Houston.
Furniture Retail Solutions
Over the past year, our editorial team has been on the road, studying retail – what's working and what challenges even the most established retailers face. Born from these studies is Furniture Retail Solutions – a multi-part series addressing common problems retailers face. Read our first two articles:
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September 8, 2017If the furniture industry is going to show meaningful growth this year it’s only because determined and resourceful people are making the tough choices necessary to achieve in a difficult environment. With a few exceptions, this year’s business has been challenging, and every gain has been hard-fought. And at no time has that been more evident than the last few weeks leading into High Point Premarket. The devastation visited on Houston and surrounding areas by Hurricane Harvey was among the most severe in U.S. history, chasing thousands of people out of their homes and confronting thousands with ...
May 9, 2017Traffic 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 ...
From A Rep's Perspective
May 1, 2017With 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 ...
- Fall 2017 Ohio Hardwood Furniture Market
September 20, 2017 - September 21, 2017
Millersburg, Ohio, US
- Next Conference
September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017
Washington, DC, US
- High Point Market
October 14, 2017 - October 18, 2017
Downtown High Point
High Point , North Carolina , US