Markets & Tradeshows
The U.S. gift and home furnishings industry is responding to the essential needs of people affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the California wildfires with Lifeline, a national program to fund food and water provisions organized by Gift For Life and AmericasMart Atlanta. 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
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
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
Through the Malouf Foundation, the company will focus efforts and funding to fight human trafficking by supporting non-profit and law enforcement endeavors to free innocent victims and prosecute criminals, as well as to aid in the aftercare and rehabilitation of child survivors More
Vantz Furniture, showing at Suites at Market Square, space T-822, is one of six businesses that help fund Riverbank House, a residential long-term treatment community where men ages 18 to 65 shed their addictions and rebuild their lives. 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.
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November 7, 2017The answer is: High-end beds, catchy retail displays, beds in boxes and Comfort Wands. And the question is: What were some interesting things you saw at the recent High Point Market? Let’s start at the top, much as retail sales associates should do when presenting beds to their customers. And thanks to new beds shown in High Point, RSAs can soon start their presentations at sky-high prices. How about $25,000? That’s the price for the new top-of-the-line Hypnos bed, shown by brand partner Paramount Sleep. The bed features a heavy duvet topper with a silk and visco ...
October 31, 2017I started my work for the recent High Point Market seated in a chair in Studio B at FOX8. There I was attended to by a makeup artist who was facing her worst nightmare: Getting yours truly ready for a turn in front of unforgiving TV cameras. Being the expert that she is, she dabbed and brushed and magically erased (some of) the ravages of time, helping me present my best face, such as it is, to the furniture world. The studio interview focused on the growing bed-in-a-box category, one that gained even more strength at the recent market. It ...
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 ...
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November 28, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Four Seasons Resort
Orlando, Florida, US
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December 3, 2017 - December 6, 2017
High Point, N.C.
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January 4, 2018 - January 7, 2018
Tupelo, Miss., US