Furniture Today is searching for the best furniture retailers in America and is enlisting the industry’s help to make the choice. The industry’s leading business newspaper is accepting nominations today through August 4, 2017 on a special landing page created exclusively for its Furniture Industry Leadership Awards. More
The U.S. government has scheduled the final phase of its investigation into hardwood plywood imports from China, including final public comment and hearing dates associated with the case. More
July and August should be two of the busiest months ever seen for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports, possibly setting a new record as merchants enter the back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season that will follow. More
ManWah Holdings has announced the appointment of Kevin Castellani to the newly created position of director of corporate communications. More
Case goods and occasional vendor A.R.T. Furniture is getting design patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Arch. Salvage collection. More
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- Repurposed, reclaimed and refurbished materials from India are at the heart of a new furniture collection — Destination Design by Black Dog Salvage — coming to spring High Point Market. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the country that inspired a collection.
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June 30, 2017If you’re like me, Farmer Clint, (and you’ll understand that in a bit) the Shift Tech Summit hosted by Amber Engine and Reverie was exciting and terrifying all at the same time. The three-day event in downtown Detroit brought together retailers, suppliers, designers and others in the industry for part pep talk, part straight talk on how this industry can change, must change, and innovate in order to keep up with the changing consumer and thrive. As Amber Engine CEO Jennifer Gilbert put it, the summit was designed “as a means to bridge the gap between the home ...
June 12, 2017In the past few months we started seeing some multi-store home furnishings retailers call it quits. Erdos at Home, for example, the 12-store, Dallas-based retailer that used to be I.O. Metro, “A different kind of furniture store.” And then early this month, Los Angeles-based Dearden’s, a 108-year-old credit-oriented chain, said it would shut down its eight stores after struggles that started with the recession. No rebound seemed to be in sight, CEO Ronny Bensimon suggested. Retail apocalypse. Retail armageddon. Those are a couple of the doom-themed names for retail consolidation bandied about by news websites such as Business ...
April 25, 2017Furniture Today’s report Monday that Amazon was pitching a new program to furniture stores at the High Point Market may have played into a 5.4% drop in Wayfair shares that day. That’s according to some national business news outlets that picked up on the story. But it’s not making much sense to me. Let’s start with the news. Amazon representatives were here pitching a platform change designed to make it easier for furniture stores to sell on the e-commerce marketplace by dropping a longstanding requirement that these sellers must offer national delivery. Most furniture stores ...
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