Williams-Sonoma said it will recruit for more than 4,000 open positions across its operations at a first National Hiring Day Sept. 14. More
Art Van Furniture has hired retail veteran Keri Durkin as vice president franchise development. More
Furniture industry veteran Craig Gourley has joined Art Van Furniture here as vice president, outlet merchandising. More
Case goods and upholstery manufacturer Fine Furniture Design has named Erin Sullivan vice president of product development. 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.
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 12, 2017While my old friend Len Gaby was in the final days of his battle with cancer, I was sorting through a big stack of old issues of Furniture Today. That stack, tucked into a corner of our bedroom for years, commanded my attention now that it was time for us to move to a condominium elsewhere in High Point. I flipped through the issues, assigning most to the discard pile, until I came to the issue of July 29, 2002. There on the cover was a picture of Len and Debbie Gaby of Sleep America, who were featured in my ...
From A Rep's Perspective
August 24, 2017Wouldn’t it be great if every time the job status of someone on your contact list updated, your contact list automatically updated. Some could argue that’s what social media platforms are all about. Once a person changes a job they change their status on Linked In, and the whole world knows. But for that to be effective, two things must happen. First, the person must actually go in and change their status. If they wait a year, what good does that do you in trying to keep in touch? And second, the salesperson who can use the information ...
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American Society of Furniture Designers
August 9, 2017Designer Corey Damen Jenkins (Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates, LLC) talks with John about the struggles of starting his own design firm and being discovered by HGTV, the mindset required for designing a licensed collection for today’s consumer, and remaining humble in the midst of success. See the video below, or to download the podcast please click here.
- 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