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Ashley Furniture Industries Named One of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes

Published: 9/13/2017
The Best Employers in America list is compiled by Statista, a research firm, who surveyed a group of 30,000 American workers to gather their opinions of their employers.

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Art Van Furniture Names Keri Durkin Vice President Franchise Development

Published: 9/13/2017
In this newly created role, Durkin is responsible for accelerating the growth and leading the operations of the company’s franchise division.

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Charlotte’s Fine Home Furnishings Closes

Published: 9/13/2017
At the conclusion of their Store Closing-Retirement Sale, which began Saturday, August 26th, the owners retired from business in order to pursue other interests.

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IHGF Delhi Fair All Set For Autumn 2017

Published: 9/13/2017
India’s IHGF Delhi Fair, scheduled from October 12th to 16th, is showing over 2000 products from over 2750 Indian manufacturers.

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Wayfair.ca Collaborates with HGTV Canada’s New Series, “Sarah Off the Grid”

Published: 9/13/2017
Sarah’s home will be outfitted with furniture and décor from Wayfair.ca’s selection of more than 8 million products.

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A.R.T. Furniture Hires Norby To Lead Custom Casegood Program, Artiste

Published: 9/13/2017
Jessica Norby was named the Director of Sales & Marketing for Artiste

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SHEEX Unveils New Cooling Mattress

Published: 9/13/2017
The SHEEX Performance Cooling Mattress completes the company’s first-ever Performance Sleep System within the mattress and furniture category.

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Fine Furniture Design Develops Dedicated Dealer Microsite

Published: 9/13/2017
The microsite will give dealers access to an extensive selection of marketing materials, product information and scheduling High Point Market appointments with a sales representative.

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EPA Extends Formaldehyde Rule Compliance Dates

Published: 9/12/2017
The date for the emission standards, recordkeeping and labeling provisions is extended by one year, from December 12, 2017 to December 12, 2018.

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Landon Capital Partners Acquires Majority Interest in Blue Bell Mattress Co.

Published: 9/12/2017
Mark Kolovson and Steve Byer will continue to hold a minority interest in Blue Bell.

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Aterian Investment announces partnership with Standard Furniture Manufacturing

Published: 9/12/2017
Standard's design, manufacturing and sourcing capabilities enable Aterian to deliver value to its retail partners and end-consumers.

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Nourison Introduces Two New Collections at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 9/12/2017
Navajo and Baja include colorful tribal motifs, bohemian vibes and southwestern influences.

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T3 Custom Furniture To Show at High Point Market

Published: 9/12/2017
Inaugural exhibition planned inside their 4,000 square foot High Point upholstery factory.

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E.S. Kluft Names Alain Rauh Acting CEO

Published: 9/12/2017
Binke resigns to pursue other interests.

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King Koil Names David Binke Chief Executive Officer

Published: 9/12/2017
Binke plans to expand brand footprint & product assortment in US.

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Industry Veteran Beth Thomas Joins HFA

Published: 9/12/2017
As Business Development Account Executive, Thomas will be responsible for cultivating and expanding the HFA’s sponsorship program and advertising sales in the Association’s magazine, RetailerNOW.

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Capel Rugs Appoints Cindy Green Product Design and Development Assistant

Published: 9/12/2017
Designer will assist with creative development of domestic and import product programs.

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Last Call For Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Journal Ads

Published: 9/12/2017
The deadline for submitting materials is September 15, 2017.

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High Point Market to Host “Market Buzz” Podcasts Program at Fall Market 2017

Published: 9/12/2017
Partnership with James Swan & Million Dollar Decorating podcast.

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New Permanent and Temporary Exhibitors Join Main Street Properties for Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/12/2017
Several sources to make debut at Furniture Plaza and Plaza Suites.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 9/11/2017
We hate to keep bringing this up, but we believe business in general is really pretty decent, but it is hard to feel that way when we have all the negative media news.

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Ashley Furniture’s Scholarship Program Contributes More Than $245,000 Nationally

Published: 9/11/2017
Over 100 students awarded for the 2017 school year.

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Casual Market Chicago Announces New Showrooms, Exhibitors and Products

Published: 9/11/2017
Takes over the Merchandise Mart (theMART) on Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

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High Point Market Announces Stars Under the Stars Entertainment for Fall Market 2017

Published: 9/11/2017
Grand Funk Railroad and Casey James to perform October 14th and 15th, 2017.

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Therapedic adds Taiwan’s Largest Manufacturer to Group of Licensees

Published: 9/11/2017
Panbor Furniture’s four production facilities in Taiwan average a monthly production yield of more than 15,000 mattresses.

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Therapedic Announces High Point Market Introductions

Published: 9/11/2017
The company will introduce a new and enhanced Tommy Bahama line of sleep systems, as well as a new premium line called Buoyancy

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IMC Announces Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Offerings for October High Point Market

Published: 9/11/2017
Beginning on Saturday, Oct. 14 and continuing through Tuesday, Oct. 17, 16 CEU-accredited seminars, three presentations, and five designer-hosted tours will be open to market attendees.

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10th Annual Ante4autism Event Changes Date

Published: 9/11/2017
Event moves to evening before the opening of the furniture market, Saturday, 1/27/18 at the Golden Nugget.

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Stickley Audi & Co. Announces New Showroom in East Hanover, NJ

Published: 9/11/2017
Sixteenth Stickley Audi & Co. showroom in the United States has Grand Opening scheduled for September 12th.

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Merchant Andy Thornton to Keynote 2017 Pinnacle Awards Banquet

Published: 9/11/2017
Design Savvy Founder of La Difference to Address “Happiness By Design.”

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Home Comfort Furniture & Mattress Center Announces Store Closing

Published: 9/11/2017
Four Raleigh, N.C.-area stores closing after 32 years in operation

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Castelle Holds Meet and Greet with Celebrity Designer Barclay Butera as Casual Market Chicago Opens

Published: 9/11/2017
The Barclay Butera Outdoor Collection for Castelle will be presented for the first time in the Castelle Chicago Merchandise Mart showroom #1576 September 12 – 15, 2017.

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Snap Finance Secures Significant Bank Revolving Credit Facility

Published: 9/11/2017
BMO Harris Bank acted as agent to the credit facility, which will allow Snap to service more than $1 billion in lease-to-own financing agreements.

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ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners

Published: 9/11/2017
From among the 10 category winners in ICFA’s Design Excellence competition, two products will be selected for the Lilly Award for Outdoor Furniture and Outdoor Accents, and one product will be honored with the Lillian B. Winchester “Best of Show” Award.

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High Point Market Authority and Esteem Media Announce Design Bloggers Tour Participants and Sponsors

Published: 9/11/2017
Returning for its fifth Market, the High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour program will bring 10 leading design bloggers to High Point Market for a 2-day tour of sponsoring showrooms.

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Capel Rugs Expands Assortment Of Designs

Published: 9/5/2017
Four new collections among introductions planned for October High Point Market.

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Nourison Appoints Jeremy Maurer and Laura Myers as Account Executives

Published: 9/5/2017
In their new roles, Maurer manages and develops business in the Northwestern territory and Myers will handle Nourison business in a Midwest territory.

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Retailers Honored by Shifman Mattress Company

Published: 9/5/2017
The retailers were selected based on sales volume during the prior year.

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Ashley HomeStore and Gwinnett Braves host Hope to Dream event at Coolray Field

Published: 9/5/2017
100 beds donated to local deserving children during back to school event.

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2017 All American Furniture Expo Recap

Published: 9/5/2017
This year’s show marked a new venue change that featured double the floor space, allowing over 90 furniture manufacturers to showcase a variety of hardwood and upholstered furniture.

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Retail Industry Veteran Craig Gourley Joins Art Van Furniture As Vice President, Outlet Merchandising

Published: 9/5/2017
Gourley is responsible for overseeing buying, merchandising and sales for all Art Van Outlet locations throughout the Midwest.

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Easy Furniture Web Tip #251: Web Tool Says My Writing Is Bad

Published: 9/5/2017
Whenever a web tool tells you something is wrong, don’t be too quick to believe it.

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Versatile Credit Adds RMC Retail as Secondary Lender

Published: 9/5/2017
RMC Retail serves customers in nine southern and western states.

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Hooker Furniture Expands Board with Tonya Jackson and Paulette Garafalo

Published: 9/5/2017
Garafalo is a senior executive in luxury consumer products retailing, and Jackson is a senior operations executive with expertise in supply chain management and international sourcing.

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Imagine Advertising & Publishing Acquires Global Signs USA.

Published: 9/5/2017
The acquisition was finalized in late January, 2017.

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Customatic Adjustable Bedz Names Experienced CPA as First Chief Financial Officer

Published: 9/5/2017
Thomas Sleboda has joined the company and will oversee the company’s strategic forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis.

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Tempur Sealy Donating $1 Million to Texas Families

Published: 9/5/2017
Tempur Sealy will work with its long-time disaster recovery partner, Good360, which directly coordinates with local agencies to get beds in the hands of families impacted by disasters.

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Libby Langdon And Northcape Expand Vision For Modern Outdoor Living

Published: 9/5/2017
Maker and designer set new collections for Chicago Casual Market.

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Woodard Chosen for Traditional Home Magazine 2017 Hampton Designer Showhouse

Published: 9/5/2017
Designers Lisa Mende and Keith Baltimore Team Up with Woodard for outdoor spaces.

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Roomplace Opens New Store in Indianapolis

Published: 9/5/2017
Newest addition of the 25-store chain to feature “eye popping” aisle built with shipping pallets and light green plexi-glass.

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Dallas Market Center Announces DMC Cares: Hurricane Relief Program

Published: 9/5/2017
The company's goal is to create $1 million in support via financial and product donations for storm victims and is encouraging its exhibitors and attendees to join them in these efforts.

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ACA is "Standing Strong With Houston“ with Post Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Published: 9/5/2017
Volunteers filled a truck with all donated items (along with a boat in tow) and drove to Houston to take part in the massive relief effort.

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Nourison Launches The Rug Edit Blog

Published: 9/5/2017
Nourison plans to publish content including tips, trends, videos and industry insights on the new design inspiration blog.

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Tractor Trailer Loads of Twin Mattresses On Way To Hurricane Harvey Victims

Published: 9/5/2017
Eclipse, Eastman House partner with Houston licensee Sleep Designs to produce mattresses for Hurricane Harvey shelters.

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Chris Clarizio And DMCCF To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

Published: 9/5/2017
Chris Clarizio and the Dean Michal Clarizio Cancer Foundation will receive the Jerry Gans Memorial Award for charitable efforts aimed at helping families of cancer patients.

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Artie Eisenberg President of One Ten Home Furnishings, Seigerman’s Furniture and Interior Design, Sofabed Etc., and Furniture Galleries (HFG) To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

Published: 9/5/2017
President of One Ten Home Furnishings, Seigerman’s Furniture and Interior Design, Sofabed Etc., and Furniture Galleries (HFG) has been chosen to receive the GMFA’s Pillar of the Industry Award.

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John Koziel of Flemington Department Store To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

Published: 9/5/2017
John Koziel, of Flemington Department Store has been chosen to receive the GMFA’s Retailer of the Year Award.

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Furniture First Donates Mattresses to Houston and Beaumont Flood Victims

Published: 9/5/2017
In cooperation with Serta, they will be donating 2 trailers full of their private label Mattress 1st product to flood victims in Texas.

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PureCare Pledges Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Sleep Essentials to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Published: 9/5/2017
Company is donating 500 sleep essential packages to families affected by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area.

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Classy Art Gives Harvey Bonuses

Published: 9/5/2017
Entire staff, both office and warehouse personnel, to receive a $1,000 bonus to help them through rough times they had been through and that lay ahead.

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Classy Art’s Forced Shut Down

Published: 8/31/2017
The company’s productions and shipping operations are closed until further notice; however, emails and phone calls are still being monitored.

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Decorating Den Interiors Announce the LIVV Home Collection

Published: 8/31/2017
The curated manufacturers’ products in the collection alleviates the struggle of sourcing based on budget by rating each vendor as good, better, best to luxury brands.

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Protect-A-Bed Hires New Senior Vice President of Sales

Published: 8/31/2017
Mackey has spent the last 30 years in the furniture and bedding industry, building a strong background across furniture retail.

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Protect-A-Bed Brings “Grow the Retail Basket” Back to New York

Published: 8/31/2017
Store performance and new pillow sizes the focus of NY Market

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10th Annual Protect-A-Bed International Conference Recap

Published: 8/31/2017
Newly-created “Big 5 Distinguished Partner Awards” recognized outstanding partners for passion, innovation and expertise,

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Furniture First Announces New Health Insurance Program for Members

Published: 8/31/2017
Individual, spouse and family coverage will be offered for employer groups of five or more employees.

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High Point Market to Offer Fashion Snoops Trend Program and Buyer’s Guide for Fall Market 2017

Published: 8/31/2017
Ongoing Strategic Partnership with Fashion Snoops

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BDI President Returns from 2nd Women's Health Initiative Tour at City of Hope

Published: 8/31/2017
Company supports cause with proceeds from sales of Pink Bink.

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CASTELLE Introduces Two New Additions to its 2018 Contemporary Lines

Published: 8/31/2017
The Hermosa and Sunrise Collections will be on display during the Casual Market Chicago in the CASTELLE showroom #1576.

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Hamilton Highlights for Fall Market Include Upscale Introductions, Hospitality Offerings and CEU Educational Opportunities

Published: 8/28/2017
Dorya to debut new showroom at 330 N. Hamilton.

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Blu Sleep Builds Sales and Marketing Team to Support Additional Sales Growth

Published: 8/28/2017
Bryant named Sales Director; Dashiell Sales Coordinator and Hernandez Marketing Coordinator.

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The RoomPlace Introduces Industry-First Financing Options

Published: 8/28/2017
Retailer aims to make furniture purchases possible for credit challenged shoppers.

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Interior Lifestyle China 2017: Exhibitor Highlights at a Glance

Published: 8/28/2017
More than 400 exhibitors attending China’s interior design and lifestyle products trade fair.

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CHFA Board Chair Resigns

Published: 8/28/2017
While Laine Reynolds will be resigning from the volunteer Chair position, he will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as Past Chair and a member of the Events Committee.

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Casual Industry Names Manufacturer Leadership Award Finalists

Published: 8/28/2017
Ten manufacturers of outdoor furnishings have been named finalists for the ICFA’s 2017 Manufacturer of the Year Award.

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“Day To Dream” Provides 50 Local Cincinnati Children In Need with a Bed of Their Own

Published: 8/27/2017
Partnership between Morris Furniture Company and St. Vincent de Paul - Cincinnati gives kids a new bed for back to school.

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American Society of Furniture Designers Announces 2017 Pinnacle Award Finalists

Published: 8/27/2017
Now in it’s the 22nd year, the annual Pinnacle Awards competition has some 64 finalists competing in 17 categories.

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MEGA Group Show In Nashville Recap

Published: 8/26/2017
The 34th convention saw 410 businesses from across the country and more than 1,450 total attendees.

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"Never Cold Again" Heating System Is A Game Changer for Windermere

Published: 8/26/2017
Over 140 stores now feature their Ultimate Power Recliner brand of power recline chairs.

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28-Year Product Merchandising Veteran Will Lead Product Development At Fine Furniture Design

Published: 8/26/2017
Erin Sullivan was instrumental in growth of Frontgate Brand.

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CASTELLE’s 2018 Introduction Rollout Continues with the Ventura Collection

Published: 8/26/2017
The Ventura Collection will be on display during the Casual Market Chicago, September 12 – 15, 2017.

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Husband-and-Wife Design Team To Open Two Luxury Home Décor Showrooms in Manhattan.

Published: 8/26/2017
New Calligaris and Camerich stores will open September 1st at 144 West 18th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.

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Man Wah Breaks Ground on 5th Factory

Published: 8/26/2017
This new complex brings the company’s total plant count to five, with a combined footprint of over 16 million square feet of manufacturing space.

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KAS Rugs Sets Market Events Celebrating New Partnership with Libby Langdon

Published: 8/26/2017
The manufacturer of rugs, pillows and poufs is unveiling Langdon’s new licensed collection of transitional hand- and machine-made rugs and pillows at the Fall High Point Market.

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ICFA Industry Roundtables Sign-Up Deadline Nears

Published: 8/26/2017
Fifth annual Industry Rountables to take place day prior to the opening of Casual Market Chicago, September 11th.

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Remembering Lohman King “Dick” Dickason, Jr.

Published: 8/21/2017
L. King Dickason, Jr. died peacefully Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the age of 75.

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American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Adds Four New Board Members

Published: 8/21/2017
The new directors are Lorri Kelley, president of BDI Furniture; Bob Sherman, CEO of Restonic Mattress Company; David Swers, president and COO of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics; and Kim Yost, CEO of Art Van Furniture.

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New Design-Driven Exhibitors to Debut in SALON At Fall High Point Market

Published: 8/21/2017
New exhibitors in SALON include Flitch, Kenneth Cobonpue, Bend Goods, Alexander Lucent Gallery and Robin Baron.

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7 Tips To Market To Today’s Furniture Buyers

Published: 8/20/2017
How can these 7 tips help your organization market your furniture more effectively?

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Domaci Relocating To Bethlehem’s South Side Arts District This Winter

Published: 8/20/2017
The new Domaci showroom, featuring over 5,000 square feet of furniture, home decor, gifts and carefully curated vintage objects, will be located at 21 East 3rd Street on Bethlehem’s SouthSide Arts District.

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High Point Market Authority Announces Return of Hospitality Program for Fall Market 2017

Published: 8/20/2017
Program to provide hospitality industry designers an opportunity to experience the full capabilities of some of their most important suppliers.

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Furniture Retailers: Are You Ready If You’re Next On Amazon’s Hitlist?

Published: 8/20/2017
The threats posed by Amazon, Wayfair and others should be a call to action to the industry to make improvements, not only to deliver better products to customers, but for the sake of their own longevity.

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Market Square And Suites At Market Square To Debut New Brands In October

Published: 8/20/2017
New collections, established lines, designers and artists among introductions for Fall High Point Market.

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Charles W. Rayfield Named Knoll, Inc. Chief Financial Officer

Published: 8/20/2017
Mr. Rayfield joined Knoll in 2015 as the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller.

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Hooker Furniture Warehouse Sale Raises Funds To Benefit Local Community Organizations

Published: 8/20/2017
Raised over $31,000 for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Martinsville-Henry County and the Boys and Girls Club of the Blue Ridge.

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NeoCon East Announces Four Keynotes

Published: 8/19/2017
Registration now open for NeoCon’s sister show, running November 15-16th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Spoon Sleep Launches Its First Mattress

Published: 8/19/2017
Constructed with industrial-strength foam pillars, Spoon Sleep supports all of the body’s various pressure points – from the shoulders, to the back, to the hips.

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Retail Innovation: How To Disruption-Proof Your Business

Published: 8/19/2017
Traditional retailers need transformational innovation.

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Kingsdown’s bedMATCH Diagnostic System Tops 11 Million Consumer Profiles

Published: 8/19/2017
There are currently more than 1,000 bedMATCH diagnostic systems being used by nearly 100 retailers around the globe.

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Nationwide's Las Vegas PrimeTime Event Urges Members to "Take Your Share, Now!"

Published: 8/17/2017
The show’s theme builds on the group’s 3-years of Prepare for Share programs and services which have provided Members with tools to take advantage of current market conditions.

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Ron Wanek Receives National Speakers Association Philanthropy Award

Published: 8/14/2017
This award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution by being examples of philanthropy and stewardship.

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City Furniture Selects Ingenico Group and IBM to Deliver Enhanced In-store Experience

Published: 8/14/2017
Ingenico Group’s mobile point of sale solutions, combined with IBM’s MobileFirst applications, enable City Furniture to streamline the in-store path to purchase.

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ManWah Holdings acquires 50% share of Home Group and It’s “Fleming” Brand

Published: 8/14/2017
The Launch of this brand for the North American Market will take place in this upcoming October Market.

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InterHall Debuts For Fall High Point Market Expand Designer-Friendly Product Options

Published: 8/14/2017
Five new companies will introduce upholstery, case goods, rugs, lighting and art on Friday, Oct. 13

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ART and IDS Partner Again for 2018 Conference

Published: 8/14/2017
Second annual conference set for April 30 – May 2, 2018.

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High Point Market Authority Announces New Buyer Tour for Fall Market 2017

Published: 8/14/2017
Continuing partnership with Soft Design Lab for the production of a new buyer tour for Fall Market.

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Bunakara To Open 600 Square-Foot Showroom

Published: 8/14/2017
Showroom to Debut at “NY Now”, August. 20 - 23.

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Spectra Home Expands Management Team

Published: 8/14/2017
Manufacturer taps industry veteran Christine Pressley for new Operations position.

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Fine Furniture Design Expands “Segments” Program

Published: 8/14/2017
“Segments,” is a mixed-order container program that offers more aggressive price points and accelerated delivery for smaller and mid-size retailers.

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Hilco Real Estate Announces Auction Sale Of Former Newton Manufacturing Company HQ

Published: 8/14/2017
37,000 SF office/manufacturing facility will be sold subject to low minimum bid on September 12.

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New Data Shows What Consumers Want From Virtual Reality Shopping

Published: 8/14/2017
Retailers need to get ready for "V-Commerce," Says L.E.K. Consulting.

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Brown Jordan names Jeff Leonard as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Published: 8/14/2017
Jeff will be responsible for leading the company’s finance, accounting, and treasury organization.

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Dallas Market Center Announces Opposition To Controversial Texas Bathroom Legislation

Published: 8/14/2017
Encourages business community to stand united against harmful legislation.

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Five Ways to Find, Nurture, and Reward Your Superusers (and Make More of Them)

Published: 8/14/2017
If you want your brand to thrive, you need to cultivate an army of "superusers": avid and loyal members who spread the word about your company and offer valuable insight.

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Treasure Garden Expands Outdoor Rug Program For 2018

Published: 8/14/2017
Four new designs will be introduced and on display during the September 2017 Casual Market Chicago.

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Record Number To Converge in Music City for the 34th MEGA Group Show

Published: 8/14/2017
The theme of the Fall Show is centered around the power of each retailer’s story and how they can craft a story that connects with employees, with customers and with their communities.

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ASFD Releases New Design Between The Lines Episode Featuring Libby Langdon

Published: 8/14/2017
Interview focuses on Langdon’s unique journey and crafting a lifestyle brand.

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Woodard Names 2017 Top Sales Award Winners

Published: 8/14/2017
The Woodard 2017 Salesman of the Year award was presented to the father-son team of Jay and Jason Vander Horst.

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Las Vegas Market Recap

Published: 8/14/2017
4000+ Resources, new product intros, growing interest in outdoor, and increased gift attendance headline Summer show.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 8/14/2017
The results of our latest survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors was a little like the results last month—a bit surprising based on conversations at and since the High Point Market.

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Glideaway Expands ‘Revolution Tech’ Pillow Lineup With New Quest Pillow

Published: 8/14/2017
Quest is a pillow that features ultra-fine silver crystals that protect against bacteria and odor.

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KAS To Introduce Close to 100 Rugs At Summer Markets

Published: 7/11/2017
Seven new collections being introduced this summer in Atlanta and Las Vegas.

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