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Michael Delgaudio Passes Away at 66

Published: 11/14/2018
Michael Delgaudio was a creative force at some of the greatest brands in the furniture industry and a veteran high-end visual merchandising executive.

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Kane’s Furniture Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Published: 11/14/2018
Bryan Bach was most recently vice president of distribution and logistics with Raymour & Flanigan Furniture and Mattresses where he led explosive growth in the New York City market.

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AICO Walks for Hope

Published: 11/14/2018
The annual 5k Walk for Hope event provides funds to help support City of Hope

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Las Vegas Market Accepting Entries for 8th Annual Global Goodness Awards

Published: 11/14/2018
4 Exhibitors to be honored for sustainability and social responsibility at Winter Market.

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AHFA Elects Gat Caperton as 2019 Chairman

Published: 11/14/2018
Gat Caperton is CEO of Gat Creek Furniture of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.

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Furniture Veteran Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Summer Classics and Gabby Brands

Published: 11/13/2018
John Lomax will oversee the areas of supply chain, quality control, logistics and manufacturing.

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International Market Centers Completes Acquisition of Atlanta Decorative Arts Center

Published: 11/13/2018
The ADAC acquisition follows the previous merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta earlier this year.

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Nourison Hospitality Appoints New Creative Director

Published: 11/13/2018
Dipesh Haria will be responsible for development of brand positioning strategies to include design trend analysis, collections, product launches, marketing, media, trade shows and sales collateral.

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McRoskey Mattress Names New President

Published: 11/13/2018
Vanessa Contreras is the first non-family member named president of 120-year-old San Francisco bedding retailer.

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Kingsdown’s bedMATCH Diagnostic System Tops 12 Million Consumer Profiles

Published: 11/13/2018
The profiles provide retailers with valuable insight into the needs of customers who are often confused by a bewildering array of mattress choices.

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Tupelo Furniture Market to Highlight New Products from the Bedding Industry

Published: 11/13/2018
Being the first market of the year, the bedding industry is taking the opportunity to introduce new product from Serta and Simmons/BeautyRest, Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Stearns and Foster, Corsicana, and more.

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Leggett & Platt Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Published: 11/13/2018
Mitch Dolloff will also maintain his current position as President of the Specialized Products and Furniture Products segments until successor segment presidents are appointed.

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imm cologne's Das Haus to Feature Living Concept Revolving Around Moods

Published: 11/13/2018
Truly Truly was interviewed about the upcoming “Das Haus” at imm cologne, a must-see event for home furnishings designers and retailers.

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Castelle Recognizes Independent Sales Team Members With Annual Awards

Published: 11/9/2018
The 2018 Independent Representative Awards were presented during the September Casual Market.

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IFDA to Present the "Rising Stars of Design" 2018 Awards

Published: 11/9/2018
12th annual “Rising Stars of Design” awards ceremony will be held on Thursday evening, November 15th in New York City.

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Latexco US Expands With New Western Facility

Published: 11/9/2018
Brand-new 100,000-square-foot facility in Phoenix, Ariz., will produce polyurethane (PU) and latex foam.

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Bob’s Discount Furniture Hires New Vice President of Merchandising

Published: 11/9/2018
Tracy Paccione has joined the company as the new Vice President of Merchandising to help drive growth.

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Eclipse International Reports ‘Velika’ Brand Selling Briskly at Independent Retailers

Published: 11/9/2018
In its initial rollout in the Northeast, Velika has become one of the most profitable slots on the sales floors of many independent retailers

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High Point University Student's Undergraduate Research Helps Mattress Industry

Published: 11/9/2018
Mattress retail sales associates opinions find customers know very little or do not care about mattress support systems.

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IMC Announces New Executive Leadership Team Following Atlanta Acquisition

Published: 11/7/2018
Previews long range plans for markets and continued capital investment.

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Indiana Furniture Welcomes Independent Rep Group Karras Associates

Published: 11/7/2018
As its new manufacturer’s representative, Karras Associates will manage sales in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, servicing Chicago, Milwaukee, and the surrounding areas.

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Spring Air Expands Pleasant Mattress Licensing Agreement

Published: 11/5/2018
Expansion gives the privately held manufacturer the rights to produce and sell Spring Air products in all 13 western states.

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Northwest Hardwood's Trends to Watch For in 2019

Published: 11/5/2018
During this past Fall High Point Market, the manufacturer of hardwood lumber searched showrooms for the bold and beautiful and what’s to come for 2019.

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One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship In Soho

Published: 11/5/2018
The flagship marks the brand's expansion into additional physical retail locations after nine years as an e-commerce retailer and following last year's first shop opening, in Southampton, NY.

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SFIC Launches Youth Furniture Chapter (YFC) at 4th ASEAN Youth

Published: 11/5/2018
Formerly known as the Youth Furniture Committee, the YFC launch was the key highlight of the opening ceremony of the 4th ASEAN Youth Furniture Exchange (AYFE) and Digital Forum in Singapore.

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Ante4Autism Announces Sponsors for 11th Annual Event

Published: 11/5/2018
Eclipse, Eastman House, Planned Furniture Promotions and Big Sandy Superstore sponsor 11th Annual Event!

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CHFA Announces 2019 Toronto Winter Furniture Show Dates

Published: 11/5/2018
2019 Show will run from Saturday, January 26th to Monday, January 28th, in conjunction with the Toronto Gift Fair which taking place Sunday, January 27th to Thursday, January 31st.

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Jerome’s Furniture Opens Second Orange County Dream Shop

Published: 11/5/2018
Location marks the seventh stand-alone mattress location by the company after the previous stores exceeded expectations.

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Classy Art Progresses in Fastest Growing Companies of Houston List

Published: 11/5/2018
Known as the Cougar 100 Program, Classy Art progresses to # 32 from its position of #72 last year.

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Interior Design Society's #GetYourGreenOn Award Sponsored by Sustainable Furnishings Council

Published: 11/5/2018
Members of the Interior Design Society and Sustainable Furnishings Council may now enter the awards competition.

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Abbyson Recognized in The Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Family-Owned Businesses

Published: 11/5/2018
The feature is new this year and honors 51 of the most influential family businesses in Southern California and highlights their accomplishments and contributions to the business community.

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Las Vegas Market Unveils FIRST LOOK Trends

Published: 11/5/2018
Display, CEU-Accredited Seminar and Resource Guide to Showcase Four Key Trends at Winter Market.

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New Release of eSTORIS eCommerce Platform Now Available

Published: 11/5/2018
Enhancements in eSTORIS 4.1 span functional areas including Order Management, Merchandising, Discounting, Customer Reviews, Content Management, and Security.

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Burt Aaronson Passes Away at 90

Published: 11/5/2018
Burt was a former furniture executive of Eclipse Sleep Products and Palm Beach County Commissioner.

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New Board Members Announced by The Common Thread for the Cure Foundation

Published: 11/5/2018
The organization supports individuals who are affiliated with the design and furnishings industries and are fighting breast cancer

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Malouf Bolsters Capabilities with Acquisition of Distribution Center in Texas

Published: 11/5/2018
The nearly 1-million-square-foot warehouse distribution property in Dallas sits on 94 acres and features 54-foot ceilings and 160 dock doors.

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Whats New and Hot at the 2019 Canadian Furniture Show

Published: 11/5/2018
The Canadian Furniture Show will be held from Friday to Sunday, May 24-26, 2019 at the International Centre in Mississauga.

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IHFRA Release Survey Results on Impact of Chinese Tariffs

Published: 11/5/2018
More than 40% of respondents believe that tariffs will cause furniture suppliers to shift production to countries other than China, and 35% are also predicting that manufacturers will have to adjust pricing as a result.

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Monthly Furniture Insights From Smith and Leonard

Published: 11/5/2018
The August results of our survey were again very positive, having shown relatively steady growth throughout the last several months.

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Spring Air Mourns the Loss of Elaine “Laine” Bates McNulty

Published: 10/29/2018
A long-time resident of Wakefield, Massachusetts, McNulty was the daughter of Edward Bates, chairman and chief executive officer of Spring Air, and the late Elaine Bates.

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[Infographic] Guide to 3D Visualization Technologies for Retail

Published: 10/29/2018
More companies are experimenting with different types of technology (3D, AR, VR) to introduce engaging shopping experiences and get customers’ attention.

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Delta Children to Donate Est. $150K+ Worth of Products To Families Throughout Holiday Season

Published: 10/29/2018
Children's furniture brand will have donated $150,000+ worth of products to families in need and victims of natural disaster.

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Qualman Keynote Address to Open 2019 Educational Conference

Published: 10/29/2018
Erik Qualman will share insights on digital trends and leadership in the opening keynote address at the ICFA’s third Educational Conference, slated for February 5-7, 2019

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Ivy Launches App to Help Designers Run Their Businesses On the Go

Published: 10/29/2018
New app features built-in room measurement tool, real-time product and budget tracking, and more.

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Sales & Marketing Veteran to Head Business Development at Talalay Global

Published: 10/29/2018
Also taps veteran home décor, fashion industry executive to head product development.

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Home Décor Resources Continue to Grow at Las Vegas Market

Published: 10/29/2018
Nearly 90,000 square feet of new, expanding and relocating showrooms confirmed for Winter Market.

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Havertys Donates to Wilmington Charities

Published: 10/29/2018
Funds to help with Hurricane Florence recovery.

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Stickley Historian Mike Danial to Visit Critelli’s Furniture

Published: 10/29/2018
This Thursday, November 1st, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Mike will share some of his knowledge of Gustav Stickley and other great Arts & Crafts designers.

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imm cologne Presents Interior Design Days Shanghai

Published: 10/29/2018
International interiors show imm cologne to strengthen its connections to the Chinese design scene on November 22 to 24 2018.

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Las Vegas Market Continues to Expand Furniture Resources

Published: 10/26/2018
50,000+ square feet of new, expanding and renewing showrooms confirmed for Winter Market.

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BEDGEAR Unveils New Reflection and Memorial Garden at Rock Hill Facility in Honor of World Peace

Published: 10/26/2018
BEDGEAR staff dedicate time to build memorial garden as act of kindness.

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Colorado Retailer Wins Bradington-Young 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Published: 10/26/2018
Brent Simon, owner of Colorado Style Home Furnishings in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, won the Bradington-Young 40th anniversary recliner during High Point Market.

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International Society of Furniture Designers Announces 2018 Pinnacle Award Recipients

Published: 10/26/2018
365 industry professionals and students attended the event, the first Pinnacle Awards gala to take place under the newly re-branded organization’s expanded global presence.

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Universal Spreads Hope Through Chair Sales

Published: 10/26/2018
The company will donate $50 to the City of Hope for every Hope Chair sold through retailers and interior designers.

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Sleep Geek Announces 1,000th Geek University Graduate

Published: 10/26/2018
Shawn Bell of Love’s Bedding and Furniture in Claremont, NH, is the website’s 1,000th Geek University graduate.

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Third Levin Furniture Showroom to Debut in Youngstown, Ohio Market

Published: 10/26/2018
Ribbon-cutting ceremony and free community events for the Saturday, November 3 Grand Opening.

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The High Point Market Authority Announces New Board Leadership and Members for 2019

Published: 10/25/2018
New members include Lee Boone, Jane Dagmi, Carol Gregg, Mandy Jeffries Minyon, Karen Olson, Christi Barbour, and Alex Shuford.

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Tempur Sealy Opens 25th Tempur-Pedic Retail Location in 2018

Published: 10/23/2018
Company looks to 2019 retail expansion plans and begins negotiations with former Mattress Firm landlords.

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Pleasant Mattress to Produce, Distribute & Market Luxury Brand McRoskey Mattress

Published: 10/22/2018
Robin Azevedo will become brand ambassador & continue to oversee three retail stores in San Francisco area.

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Freed’s Furniture Going Out of Business With Owner Retirement

Published: 10/22/2018
80-year-old family business liquidating two stores in Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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4th Generation Family Member Joins Lynch Sales Company

Published: 10/22/2018
Stephanie Elizabeth Lynch has joined the company as the Digital Marketing Manager.

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Bob’s Discount Furniture Promotes Two Seasoned Executives

Published: 10/19/2018
John Weldon has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Carol Glaser has been named Executive Vice President of Merchandising.

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The High Point Market Authority Recognizes Outgoing Board Members for 2018

Published: 10/19/2018
At its quarterly board meeting during Fall Market they recognized several outgoing members of its board of directors for their service to the organization.

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Surya Releases Fall 2018 Catalog

Published: 10/19/2018
Enhanced navigation and design imagery make the Fall 2018 Catalog the most comprehensive, printed shopping tool to date.

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Winning Bidder Announced for Thomasville & Co and Broyhill Brands

Published: 10/19/2018
An affiliate for Authentic Brands Group and the Schottenstein Organization won the bid for the brands only and does not include their corporate or manufacturing operations.

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Ashley Furniture Bringing Lifestyle Collections to Las Vegas Market Showroom

Published: 10/19/2018
Ashley will be showcasing product introductions that include contemporary, farmhouse, traditional and Boho, as well as metro and urban designs.

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Casual Market Chicago Celebrates Showroom Openings and Expansions in 2018

Published: 10/19/2018
MAMAGREEN and Pavilion Furniture Among Showrooms with an Updated Footprint

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City of Hope Announces 2019 Spirit of Life Award Honorees

Published: 10/19/2018
Larry Klaben, founder of Morris Furniture Company; Surya Tiwari, founder of Surya; and Satya Tiwari, president of Surya, will be honored with the 2019 Spirit of Life Award.

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BEDGEAR Announces Partnership with RedSkins

Published: 10/19/2018
BEDGEAR showcased personalized performance products for players and staff at exclusive team fitting.

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Kimball Announces Pending Acquisition of David Edward

Published: 10/19/2018
In conjunction with the asset acquisition, Kimball will lease the two existing production facilities in Baltimore and Pennsylvania, totaling 235,000 square feet.

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CORT Furniture Honored as Business of the Year in Houston

Published: 10/19/2018
The Coalition for the Homeless recognizes CORT for its continued support.

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Malouf Holds Annual Art Auction to Benefit Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Published: 10/19/2018
Malouf Foundation raised $48,962 for Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse (CAPSA) during its third annual Art for CAPSA benefit dinner and art auction.

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Where Are They Now?: Bill Child, RC Willey

Published: 10/19/2018
Today Bill enjoys inviting furniture industry people to Koloa Landing Resort, giving them his "friends and family discount".

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That’s Living Opens First Retail Stores in The Russian Federation

Published: 10/19/2018
New lifestyle oriented concept also launches companion e-commerce website.

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Fairfield Expands benchmade Portfolio

Published: 10/19/2018
With the addition of exceedingly durable, modern options, the benchmade program expands its reach to an active lifestyle and senior living clientele.

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Registration Opens for Winter 2019 Las Vegas Market

Published: 10/19/2018
Las Vegas Market, which runs Jan. 27 – Jan. 31, 2019, offers more than 4,000 cross-category furniture, home décor and gift resources across three buildings and two pavilions.

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Wayfair Launches MyWay

Published: 10/19/2018
New membership program offers exclusive perks and additional savings on everything home.

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Harris Kirsch To Receive GMFA’s Representative of the Year Award

Published: 10/17/2018
Harris Kirsch will be honored at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Dinner and Dance in November for his service to the home furnishings industry.

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Arthur Grazioso Jr. Passes Away at 61

Published: 10/16/2018
He began his career with the S. Bent and Brothers Furniture Company in Gardner, MA where he developed a passion for the furniture industry.

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Brooklyn Bedding Launches New Eco-Friendly Mattress Nationwide

Published: 10/16/2018
The Bloom Hybrid by Brooklyn Bedding pairs sustainably sourced materials with proprietary, individually encased coils for naturally cultivated comfort.

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PERQ Closes $5 Million Funding Round to Accelerate Expansion of Company’s AI/SAAS Solution

Published: 10/16/2018
Elevate Ventures led funding, which included additional angel investors from within the Indianapolis silicon corridor and tech community.

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Craig Platt Named Assistant Vice President, Strategic Business Development for the Mitchell Group

Published: 10/16/2018
Platt will be responsible for supporting existing customer growth as well as developing strategic growth plans for new customers and markets.

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Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Published: 10/15/2018
125 Year old company is exploring bids for some Sears stores, as CEO steps down.

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High Point Market Accepting Exhibitor Donations for Hurricane Victims

Published: 10/15/2018
These donations will aid in the relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Florence in the eastern part of North Carolina.

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Global Lifestyle Furniture Supplier Debuts at High Point Market

Published: 10/15/2018
Porter Designs new 15,000 square foot showroom is located in Centers of High Point – Centennial #119.

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Lorri Kelley Announces Consultancy Venture

Published: 10/13/2018
Industry veteran brings 30 years’ sales, marketing and management expertise to home furnishings space.

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Grako Unveils New Showroom at High Point Market.

Published: 10/12/2018
Grako’s new showroom made its High Point Market debut in space 308 at The Atrium on Main Home Furnishings Center.

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Norwalk to Expands Customizable Collections, Releases New Assortment of Accent Chairs

Published: 10/11/2018
Company is launching a collection of “groovy” accent chairs with roots in mid-century and Danish modern design of the early-20th-century and a modern seating group available at the October High Point Market.

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Century Furniture Announces Collaboration with Designer Richard Frinier

Published: 10/11/2018
Tangier collection from Richard Frinier for Century draws its inspiration from Moorish architecture.

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STORIS Announces Latest Addition to Unified Commerce Solution, CXM

Published: 10/11/2018
New Customer Experience Management Software will be Showcased at High Point Market

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Two New Sponsors Join the Classy Art Market Kickoff Party

Published: 10/11/2018
Market kickoff party will begin Friday, October the 12th at 6:00 pm in the court yard of the Center Point Hamilton building.

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Nourison to Launch New Calvin Klein Area Rug Collections at High Point Market

Published: 10/11/2018
These new area rug collections, named after U.S. cities, focuses on sophisticated Americana style, inspired by pop culture.

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KAS Rugs Plans Events, Promos and 14 New Collections for High Point Market

Published: 10/11/2018
Four of the 14 new collections that KAS is focusing on are the Morris, Perry, Portland and Provo collections.

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Bradington-Young to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at High Point Market with Giveaway

Published: 10/11/2018
Giveaway is for a Ruby Red Reclining Chair, a reclining version of their stationary club chair, covered in ruby-red leather, symbolic of a traditional 40th anniversary gift.

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Fairfield and Lily Koi Announce New Partnership

Published: 10/11/2018
To debut a series of new woven upholstery and accent furniture pieces at High Point Market.

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Kindel Grand Rapids Announces the Facets Collection

Published: 10/11/2018
The Facets Collection for chests is launching at High Point Market, beginning Friday, October 12.

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Watermark Living to Present "Outdoor Made Easy" Market Seminar

Published: 10/11/2018
Market seminar set to help furniture retailers and designers realize opportunities in the home furnishings industry’s fastest-growing category.

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Universal Furniture Announces Second Wave of Their Modern Collection

Published: 10/11/2018
The 40-plus skus added to the collection present new shapes, unique bed designs and the introduction of woven materials.

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Universal Furniture Supports Coastal Living Launch With Nationwide Marketing Plan

Published: 10/11/2018
Retailers who purchase Escape will be the beneficiaries of more than a year of promotional planning and material development, designed to engage consumers and increase traffic at the retail level.

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Virtual Reality Experience Drives a 20% Increase in Leads for Home Furnishing Retailers

Published: 10/11/2018
New interactive virtual reality experiences integrated into PERQ’s online guided shopping solution brings consumers into the showroom 24/7.

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Zuo Shares Their “Luxe Look” at High Point

Published: 10/11/2018
ZUO’s newest 100 + introductions for bar, dining, living and occasional furniture will be on display at Fall HP Market

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Theodore Alexander Launches TA Studio and TA Studio Upholstery Brands

Published: 10/11/2018
Second Addition in Collection Offers Sophisticated Simplicity, Modern Aesthetic

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Loloi Showcases New Additions to ED Ellen DeGeneres Collection

Published: 10/11/2018
Dallas-based manufacturer premiers assortment of rugs, pillows and throws at High Point.

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Loloi Introduces New Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Collections in High Point

Published: 10/11/2018
Fall Market features new designs for rugs, throws, and pillows.

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Theodore Alexander Debuts Avenue Montaigne Collection, Althorp Additions

Published: 10/11/2018
Fall introductions include 350 pieces across its Casual, Modern and Traditional style categories.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Publishes 50th Oral History, an Interview With Ronald Wanek

Published: 10/11/2018
The Hall of Fame has now completed 60 extensive, professionally conducted oral interviews of industry leaders.

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Senators Wicker, Blumenthal Introduce ‘SOFFA’

Published: 10/11/2018
AHFA-Backed upholstered furniture flammability legislation would mandate CPSC adoption of California’s longtime flammability standard.

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Art Van Furniture Introduces New Way to Shop by Identifying Six Popular Lifestyle Collections

Published: 10/11/2018
Casual, urban, farmhouse, modern, traditional and mid-century furniture collections and décor items are branded using color-coded tagging system.

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Ashley Furniture Invests Over $3 Million In State-Of-The-Art Mobile Skills Laboratory

Published: 10/11/2018
Partners with the Trempealeau Valley Cooperative to provide cutting-edge equipment and curriculum in the areas of electronics, manufacturing processes, automation and robotics.

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Bannon Joins Tiger Group As Director of Furniture Solutions

Published: 10/11/2018
In this newly created position, Bannon will direct new business development and strategic client relations, focusing on the home furnishings industry.

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A.R.T. Furniture Expands “Artiste” Customizable Furniture Program With “Artiste Now” In-Stock Option

Published: 10/11/2018
The new program offers a selection of popular Artiste groups on demand.

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China-Based Markor to Become a Major Investor in Vietnam-Based Starwood

Published: 10/11/2018
The new agreement more closely aligns a long-standing business relationship between the two companies.

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India’s Signature & Unique Craftsmanship to Redefine Home & Lifestyle Product Sourcing

Published: 10/11/2018
47th IHGF Delhi Fair - Spring Edition to take place February 18th-22nd, 2019

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Wayfair Announces New Interior Design and Room Planning App

Published: 10/11/2018
Wayfair to unveil all-new mixed-reality app, Wayfair Spaces, at L.E.A.P. Conference on keynote stage.

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Furniture First Donates Mattresses to Flood Victims

Published: 10/11/2018
In cooperation with Serta, Furniture First will be donating a trailer full of their private label Mattress 1st product to flood victims in North Carolina.

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Malouf Display Increases Accessories Sales Without Sacrificing Showroom Space

Published: 10/11/2018
Walker Furniture and Best Mattress based in the Las Vegas area were the first retail partners to install it.

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Jens Karstoft Joins Cylindo as Chief Operating Officer

Published: 10/11/2018
Jens will hold a key role in improving and streamlining processes at the company for accelerated growth.

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The Canadian Furniture Show Confirms May Dates for 2019, 2020

Published: 10/11/2018
Next year's edition will take place on May 24 to 26, 2019, at TIC; 2020 edition will be held from January 16th to 18th, at The International Centre.

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One Kings Lane Launches Platform For Online Print and Pattern Furniture Customization

Published: 10/11/2018
New technology enables furniture personalization with pattern, color and scale options, accessible price points and quick ship guarantee.

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Magniflex Helps the Victims of Hurricane Florence

Published: 10/11/2018
Teams up with Food For The Poor to send disaster relief supplies to help families in North Carolina who continue to be affected by Hurricane Florence.

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Eclipse International Will Debut 4 Pure Talalay Bliss Mattresses in High Point Market Return

Published: 10/10/2018
The featured models, a key element of Eclipse’s return to High Point, are aimed at increasing the Pure Talalay Bliss brand’s share in the luxury mattress market.

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Motion Bedroom Furniture Line Gets Ergomoton Spotlight in High Point

Published: 10/10/2018
Lineup that features bed bases designed specifically for bedroom furniture groups, allowing retailers to capture add-on bedroom sales without adding floor space.

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Urban Barnwood Furniture to Debut at High Point Market

Published: 10/10/2018
The Urban Barnwood brand was launched in 2014 and will make it's first appearance at High Point, debuting the Hartland Dining Collection.

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Reverie Creates Consumer Testimonials to Tout Benefits of Adjustable Bases

Published: 10/10/2018
To better spread that message, Reverie has unveiled a series of powerful testimonials from a diverse group of consumers in a digital campaign designed to increase consumer traffic in retail stores.

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Amisco's Recently Remodeled IHFC Showroom Features New Products and Finishes

Published: 10/10/2018
New additions to their dining, stool, and tabletop programs as well as the Farmhouse collection at High Point.

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Fine Furniture Design & Biltmore Plan Market, Social Media Giveaways

Published: 10/10/2018
First 25 guests at market event will receive tickets to Biltmore.

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Universal Furniture and Coastal Living Present Escape

Published: 10/10/2018
Universal Furniture and Coastal Living debut their first collaboration, aptly named Escape, at the Fall 2018 High Point furniture market.

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Nearly 100 From Decorating Den Interiors to Visit High Point Market

Published: 10/10/2018
Special evening events for the group have been scheduled at Craftmaster and Taylor King Monday, and Tuesday respectively.

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New and Expanded Home Furnishings Lines to Debut in IHFC at High Point Fall Market

Published: 10/10/2018
International Home Furnishings Center to Include Upholstery, Mattress, Case Goods, Accessory Lines During October Market

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Intiaro Launches Custom Upholstery Configuration Solution

Published: 10/10/2018
Partners with Lexington Home Brands for Market Debut

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces After Party Following Induction Celebration

Published: 10/10/2018
The After Party will follow the conclusion of the Induction Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 14 and offers an opportunity to congratulate the inductees and to network.

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Spectra Home Acquires RowOne

Published: 10/10/2018
Motion and entertainment furnishings debut for first time this market.

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Spectra Home Rebrands

Published: 10/10/2018
Rebrand includes revamped special-order capabilities, an upgraded warehouse program, new, website, new logo and more.

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C&D Building to Showcase Hundreds of New Product Lines, Numerous Social Events at High Point Fall Market

Published: 10/10/2018
Arteriors relocating from IHFC building to first floor of Commerce & Design Building.

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Mattress Firm Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Published: 10/9/2018
Up to 700 stores will be closed as chain pursues reorganization

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New Spring Air Back Supporter Line is First National Product Rollout Built by All Licensees

Published: 10/8/2018
The new Back Supporter line, which will make its debut in January at the Las Vegas Market, marks the first time Spring Air will roll out a truly national product line that will be built by all licensees.

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Orgatec 2018 Expects Strong North American Participation

Published: 10/8/2018
The industry event for office interiors and facility management takes place every other year in Cologne, Germany, with this year's show being held October 23-27.

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Thom Filicia Debuts New TV Series on Bravo

Published: 10/8/2018
Thom Will Also Be Debuting About a Dozen New Pieces to His Furniture Collections at High Point Market.

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Vanguard Refreshes Compendium Collection

Published: 10/8/2018
Compendium is Vanguard’s oldest active collection and each season the talented designer team breathes new life into it.

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Vanguard to Introduce EASE Collection at High Point Market

Published: 10/8/2018
The new family of products, designed for everyday living, will have an initial introduction of upholstery only, but a companion line of complementary occasional tables will be introduced in April 2019.

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Nourison to Introduce New Collections at High Point

Published: 10/6/2018
Company is launching new CALVIN KLEIN, kathy ireland, Collections and PhotoReal digital printed rugs at High Point Market.

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International Home Furnishings Representatives Association Announces Furniture Industry Awards Gala Honorees for 2019

Published: 10/6/2018
The 24th annual Furniture Industry Gala is set for April 8, 2019 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC

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MicroD Launches iNGAGE Personalized Online Shopping at High Point Market

Published: 10/6/2018
MicroD’s new iNGAGE online personalized shopping experience turns home furnishings websites into an individualized visitor engagement sales tool.

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Danny Davis Honored as 2018 Luminary Award Winner

Published: 10/6/2018
Award salutes third-generation owner of High Point’s Davis Furniture Industries, Inc.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces Pinning Ceremony

Published: 10/6/2018
Pinning ceremony for new Hall of Fame members starts the October 14th induction process.

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Copeland Furniture Highlights for Fall 2018

Published: 10/6/2018
The Keaton Bedroom Collection and Meyer Dining Table series mark the latest additions to their current fabulous range of furniture collections.

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Crosley Brands Adds Kim Elonich as Senior Director of Product Development

Published: 10/6/2018
Elonich has served in a Senior Buyer role at Walmart.com and Hayneedle.com for 13 years out of Omaha, Nebraska.

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Abbyson’s Debuts New Motion and Casegoods for Fall Market

Published: 10/6/2018
The company will be featuring 50 new upholstery seating introductions for the Motion line, plus 100 new casegoods including dining, bedroom, and accent pieces.

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BEDGEAR’s Eugene Alletto To Receive First Joseph Cory Leadership Award

Published: 10/6/2018
Philanthropist, Quarterback/Founder and CEO of BEDGEAR will be honored at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Dinner and Dance in November.

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Rowles, Winans Rejoin PFP

Published: 10/5/2018
Rowles and Winans will work closely with retailers seeking help with cash flow problems, closing poor-performing locations, or executing a profitable exit plan.

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New IKEA Life at Home Report Finds “Feeling of Home” has Moved Beyond Four Walls

Published: 10/5/2018
The 5th annual global research report explores key emotions associated with “feeling of home” and demographic, technologic and cultural forces that are reshaping where we find it.

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A.R.T. Furniture Expands ‘Salvage’ Franchise with ‘Renaissance Salvage’ and ‘Vintage Salvage’

Published: 10/5/2018
Vintage Salvage brings a new darker finish to the successful Arch. Salvage line, and Renaissance Salvage adds Northern Italian design inspiration.

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Wayfair to Launch Pop-Up Retail Experience for the Holiday Season

Published: 10/5/2018
Online retailer invites shoppers to explore the possibilities in home through new interactive brand experience.

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Surya to Host Seven Educational & Entertaining Design Events at Fall High Point Market

Published: 10/5/2018
Over the course of five days, seven engaging programs will bring celebrity designers, industry influencers, CEU presentations, business development insight, networking events, and more.

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Last Chance to Purchase Tickets for the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Published: 10/4/2018
Hall of Fame Induction Celebration to be held Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons.

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High Point Market Updates Stars Under the Stars Lineup for Fall Market 2018

Published: 10/4/2018
The concert on Sunday, October 14, has been updated to now feature singer, songwriter and world-renowned percussionist Sheila E.

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International Market Centers Announces Donation of Downtown Property to Forward High Point

Published: 10/4/2018
IMC has donated its property located at 101 S. Main Street, also known as Showplace West, for use in Forward High Point’s downtown revitalization project.

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Bradington-Young Adds Capacity & Jobs with Plant Expansion

Published: 10/4/2018
The 75,000-square-foot expansion will bring the size of the plant to over 160,000 square feet and will add production capacity for its growing luxury motion and reclining chair business.

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SureFit Home Décor Acquires Protect-A-Bed

Published: 10/1/2018
SureFit adds new category to its product portfolio.

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Classy Art Signs a 5-Year Deal with Centers of High Point

Published: 10/1/2018
Their showroom underwent some serious renovations since the last market in April.

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Ashley, Furniture First Buying Group and Protect-A-Bed Sponsor Ante4Autism

Published: 10/1/2018
The 11th annual event will be held at the Grand Event Center of the Golden Nugget, Saturday, January, 26th, 2019.

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Ashley HomeStore to Open New Store in Norfolk

Published: 10/1/2018
The new 21,000 square foot showroom is scheduled to open in Norfolk, Nebraska this November.

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The Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants honors Ethan Allen’s Farooq Kathwari

Published: 9/28/2018
Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, President and CEO of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc., was honored with the Legacy Award at a gala dinner in Westport, CT., on September 23.

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Momeni Announces New Collection With Madcap Cottage

Published: 9/28/2018
The new line will be presented at Fall Market in High Point, North Carolina October 13-17.

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Norwalk Furniture Hosts 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Company’s “Reinvention”

Published: 9/28/2018
225 employees and their families celebrated the anniversary at its corporate offices and manufacturing facility.

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Promotes Gina Harlan to CFO

Published: 9/28/2018
She replaces Michael Munz, who is returning to Germany to serve as Head of Controlling Operations for Daimler AG at its Gaggenau facility.

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Eclipse International Signs Paramount Sleep as Licensee for Pure Talalay Bliss Brand

Published: 9/28/2018
Eclipse recently partnered with Talalay Global to produce, market and sell the Pure Talalay Bliss luxury mattress collection.

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Wayfair Unveils Greyleigh, Showroom-Inspired Furnishings

Published: 9/28/2018
With the new collection, shoppers can access the same artisan-inspired furnishings and décor found in high-end galleries and showrooms without the mark-up associated with specialty retailers.

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Nourison Launches Peanuts Pure Joy Pillow Collection at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 9/28/2018
The Peanuts pillow collection features 18 printed pillows and includes popular Peanuts characters Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and Sally for youth-oriented décor.

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Abbyson to Host High Point Market Event with Leading Designers

Published: 9/28/2018
“Key Ingredients To Building A Successful Design Business” will be held on Sunday, October 14th at 3:00 pm, sponsored by Ivy.

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BDI Furniture Picks MicroD for Development of Curated Brand Landing Page

Published: 9/28/2018
In an effort to more effectively promote the brand, the merchandise and its story, BDI is offering this landing page to their dealers through MicroD’s OmniVue website platform.

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Riley’s Furniture Closing Its Doors… for Historic Storewide Trip to HP Market

Published: 9/28/2018
Normally ‘Closed Sundays to be with Family’, they will also be closed Monday, October 15th, when the entire employee roster will be flown down to North Carolina for High Point Market.

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Furniture Liquidators Grand Opening to FFO Home

Published: 9/28/2018
After 54 years of service in Kentucky and Indiana, the Furniture Liquidators brand is retiring and all locations will reopen as FFO Homes.

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Twin Star Home to Showcase new Trompe L’oeil Collection and Concord Collection at High Point

Published: 9/28/2018
New collections spans the decades with Mid-Century modern Trompe L’oeil collection and 18th-Century inspired Concord collection.

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Surya Translates Top Fashion Trends Into New Accessories for Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/28/2018
More than 1,000 new introductions span all accessories categories, lifestyles and price points.

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Sam Moore High Point Introductions to Focus On Four Themes

Published: 9/28/2018
Combining a mix of key findings from popular macro trends, culture, visionary stories and new textiles, the four themes include Global Chic, Modern Farmhouse, Organic Modern and Modern Casual-Glam.

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Simply Amish debuts Style Your Own Dining and Bedroom App at Fall High Point

Published: 9/28/2018
Style Your Own dining and bedroom app allows consumers to configure a piece that is exactly what they want.

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Legends Sets Succession Strategy

Published: 9/28/2018
To help create a path for future retirement, Rick Schmidgall, the founder and owner of Legends Furniture, has formed a partnership with one time Legends’ employee turned entrepreneur, Chris Dockter.

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Alden Parkes Goes Clean and Serene With October 2018 High Point Market Introductions

Published: 9/28/2018
Silvery metallics, cool painted finishes, and understated details capture today’s quiet mood.

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Sauder High Point Market Introductions

Published: 9/28/2018
Sauder showroom will feature nautical, wall-mounted, home office and entryway furniture prototypes.

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Fine Furniture Design Adds Third Collection to Biltmore Licensed Product Line

Published: 9/28/2018
“Quintessence” offers an updated perspective on the historic estate and sets the stage for a new era of consumers.

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ART and IDS Announce Conference Location

Published: 9/28/2018
Third annual conference set for May 2 – 5, 2019 at The Riviera Palm Springs.

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Theodore Alexander and Charles, 9th Earl Spencer Unveil New Pieces in the Althorp Furniture Collection

Published: 9/28/2018
Special event reveals historically inspired British masterpieces followed by a benefit dinner.

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David Gebhart to Receive ARTS Awards Academy of Achievement Honor

Published: 9/28/2018
Co-Founder of Global Views to Receive Highest Honor

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Casual Industry Celebrates Excellence With 2018 Award Winners

Published: 9/28/2018
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration during Casual Market Chicago.

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RHF Investments, Inc. Successful in Bid to Acquire Hickory Chair, Maitland Smith Pearson, and La Barge Brands

Published: 9/28/2018
The transaction is expected to close on or before October 12th.

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Saloom Expands Living Room Product Line

Published: 9/28/2018
Company is showing their newly designed collection of coffee tables, console tables, end and lamp tables at the High Point Market.

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New Exhibitors and Collections Debuting in Main Street Properties at High Point Fall Market

Published: 9/28/2018
New exhibitors coming to Furniture Plaza and Plaza Suites.

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Monthly Furniture Insights From Smith and Leonard

Published: 9/28/2018
The July results were again positive with new orders up 5% and shipments up 6% over July 2017.

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Norwalk Furniture to Host Design-Oriented & Educational Events at Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/28/2018
Fashion Snoops Trend Forecasting & Designer Kim Salmela to Headline

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DHP to Unveil Mattress with Nanobionic Fabric at High Point

Published: 9/28/2018
Nanobionic technology pioneer George Psipsikas to Headline High Point Mattress launch event.

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Serta Simmons Bedding­ and Tuft & Needle Close Merger

Published: 9/28/2018
With this merger now complete, SSB will begin integrating the industry-leading direct-to-consumer features refined by Tuft & Needle.

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Kingsdown Takes on Fashion-Forward Looks and Apparel-Inspired Designs to Boost Sales

Published: 9/26/2018
Working in conjunction with the merchandising and design team in Canada, the company has added splashes of navy, blue and gray, black and even red accents to its mattresses.

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HC28 to Debut Four Designer Collections Across Multiple Categories

Published: 9/24/2018
The Fall 2018 introductions hail from internationally recognized designers Steve Leung, Frank Chou, Luca Scacchetti, and Yonoh Creative Studio.

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Australian Design Studio Truly Truly to be Guest of Honor at Das Haus, imm cologne 2019

Published: 9/24/2018
With their experimental approach to design, Truly Truly aims to explore the alternative functions of living spaces.

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imm cologne: Tips for North American Visitors

Published: 9/24/2018
Koelnmesse provides tips for visitors attending the international trade show in Cologne, Germany.

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International Furniture Fair Singapore Announces Theme for IFFS 2019

Published: 9/24/2018
Co-located with the 36th ASEAN Furniture Show and NOOK Asia, IFFS 2019's the theme will be UrbanAsia – the Future of Urban Living.

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Hooker Furniture Announces New 35-Piece Reverie Collection

Published: 9/24/2018
Set to launch at the October High Point Market, the 35-piece home collection includes bedroom, dining room, occasional, home office, home entertainment and accent pieces.

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International Market Centers Names Jennifer Muna, CEM, as General Manager, Tradeshows

Published: 9/24/2018
n the newly created position, Muna will be responsible for the overall management, business activities, strategies, leadership, oversight and overall direction for Event Management, Exhibitor Services, Guest Services, and Contract Partners for the new World Market Exposition Center.

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Jordan’s Furniture Hosts “The Adoption Option” to Find Adoptive Homes for Children in Foster Care

Published: 9/22/2018
Jordan's is hosting the event in collaboration with the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) and the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (DCF).

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Norwalk Furniture Partners with Designer Kim Salmela

Published: 9/22/2018
New collection of 35 upholstered sofas, sectionals, accent chairs and ottomans will be launched at the October 2018 High Point Market.

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Surya Launches ‘Surya Spaces’ Design Resource

Published: 9/22/2018
The program sets out to further position Surya as a content leader for design inspiration and to simplify the overall shopping experience.

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Universal Announces October Market Events

Published: 9/22/2018
Five days of educational and social programs highlight Fall 2018 Market.

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Ameriwood Home Expands Function-Focused Categories

Published: 9/22/2018
The Ameriwood Home Fall 2018 Market Showroom will introduce new pieces that are both functional and fashionable within current best-selling collections.

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Malouf Sends Art Van on VIP Trip to Supima Design Competition

Published: 9/22/2018
Contest sent one lucky retailer and a guest to the 11th annual Supima Design Competition during New York Fashion Week.

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Hospitality Design Studio to Debut at Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/22/2018
Showroom will showcase hospitality brands and products in Suites at Market Square.

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Internet Retailer Forecast: Online Sales will Increase 15.5% this Holiday Season

Published: 9/22/2018
Consumers will spend nearly 17% of their holiday budgets online, Internet Retailer estimates.

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Classic Brands Opens First Showroom in New York

Published: 9/22/2018
Fifth Avenue location will cater to broader range of retailers.

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Tempur Sealy Commits Additional $1 Million in Mattress Donations to Assist Victims of Hurricane Florence

Published: 9/22/2018
Commitment is in addition to more than $4 million in donations in 2017 and 2018.

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Nourison Introduces New Accent Rugs, Coir Doormats, and Area Rugs at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 9/22/2018
New PhotoReal digital printing technique is being launched with two accent rug collections, Watercolor and Darien, and the La Reve area rug collection.

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Twin Star Home Partners with WellnessMats

Published: 9/21/2018
Partnership with WellnessMats helps Twin Star Home adjustable height desk consumers optimize their standing experience with anti-fatigue mats.

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New Space to Open for NY Home Fashions Market Week

Published: 9/21/2018
Momeni officially opens a new permanent showroom in New York City on Monday, September 24th during New York Home Fashions Market Week

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A.R.T. Furniture Debuts at Casual Market Chicago

Published: 9/21/2018
Furniture maker will showcase outdoor furnishings for the first time at the September show.

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Seventy-Six Percent of Gen Z Shoppers Pick Stores as Shopping Destination

Published: 9/21/2018
New Survey Explores Shopping Preferences of U.S. Consumers, Ages 18-22

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Chaddock Evolves & Expands Leadership Team

Published: 9/21/2018
Andrew Crone named CEO, Kevin Ward hired as president and COO.

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3 Dynamic Designs Join Capel's Kevin O'Brien Line

Published: 9/21/2018
Two Collections Take Inspiration from Key Moments in Designer’s Life

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High Point Market Announces Stars Under the Stars Entertainment for Fall Market 2018

Published: 9/21/2018
On Saturday, October 13, Jocelyn and Chris Arndt will take stage, and on Sunday, George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be performing.

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Englander Seeks President to Advance Growth Plans

Published: 9/21/2018
Top 10 bedding producer will hire a company president as part of its strategic growth plans.

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Feizy Rugs Set to Showcase New Fashion-Forward Designs at High Point Market

Published: 9/21/2018
Will be debuting new collections in progressive, fashion-forward trend groupings in both the Fine and Lifestyles Collections.

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Serta Simmons Bedding Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Seattle

Published: 9/21/2018
Expands regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

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Durham Furniture to Launch Solid Maple Odyssey Collection at High Point Market

Published: 9/21/2018
Constructed of solid clean maple, the cases in the 14-piece collection feature recessed steel bases in a matte black finish and streamlined matte black hardware.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Hires First Full-Time Curator and Historian

Published: 9/21/2018
Kyle Thomas Hughes was named as its first Curator, an important step in fulfilling the part of its mission to preserve the history of the home furnishings industry.

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Southern Sky Home Names Furniture Industry Veteran Doug Cleveland Vice President of Sales

Published: 9/21/2018
Cleveland has more than 30 years of experience in the better goods furniture business.

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Acme Furniture Names Bruce Frenzel Executive Vice President of Sales and Merchandising

Published: 9/21/2018
Frenzel joins James Su, returning to ACME as Chief Operating Officer.

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LuXout Shades Extends One of the Industry's Largest Fabric Selections With: Nature

Published: 9/17/2018
Luxout is also releasing 4 fabric lines and their newest product, Roman Shades, during High Point Fall Market.

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Loloi to Host Design Tour and Art Prints Signing with Rifle Paper Co.’s Anna Bond

Published: 9/17/2018
High Point event to showcase new Rifle Paper Co. x Loloi rug and pillow collections.

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2018 Sales Rep of the Year and Manufacturer of the Year Finalists Named

Published: 9/17/2018
Winners will be announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on September 27 at the Swissotel Chicago.

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SB360 Capital Partners Chosen to Conduct Store Closing Sales for Thomasville & Co., and Broyhill Furniture

Published: 9/17/2018
SB360 will assist HHG in commencing a "Store Closing Sale" in 24 Thomasville branded stores, and 1 Henredon branded store on September 14th.

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Overstock.com Selects Kansas City For New Distribution Center

Published: 9/17/2018
The Utah-based eCommerce retailer, founded in 1999, plans to start outbound delivery operations from the new 517,000-square-foot facility in October 2018.

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Design Center at The Merchandise Mart to Host “Designer Day” during Casual Market Chicago

Published: 9/14/2018
Exclusive access to the retailer-only trade show, along with outdoor design-focused educational sessions and networking opportunities, offered to industry professionals.

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New Levin Furniture Showroom Opens in Hermitage, PA

Published: 9/14/2018
Retailer to celebrate Grand Opening with ribbon-cutting ceremony and free community events on September 22 and 23.

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Twin Star Home Donates Product to Two Las Vegas Non-Profits

Published: 9/14/2018
Florida based fire and home furnishings manufacturer donates desks and infrared heaters to Habitat for Humanity and Veterans Village.

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Protect-A-Bed to Feature 2019 Preview at High Point

Published: 9/14/2018
Company is bringing an entirely new in-store experience to its High Point showroom.

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30th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

Published: 9/14/2018
The judging panel will select winners from digital submissions for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019.

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Youth Manufacturer Maxwood Furniture to Debut New Colors & Sizes at Highpoint Fall Market

Published: 9/14/2018
Maxwood carries 3 distinct brands designed against the good-better-best principle: M3, Jackpot, and Matrix/Matrix XL.

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Dallas Market Center Shifts Dates for January 2020

Published: 9/14/2018
Markets in Dallas to be first of the show season.

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Emerald Expands High Point Showroom

Published: 9/14/2018
The newly increased floor space allows Emerald's full portfolio of products to be on display.

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Dimplex Relocates to New Showroom for Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/13/2018
Dimplex relocates to a new showroom on the 7th Floor of the IHFC building, doubling their square feet when compared to the previous showroom.

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Hooker Furniture to Show 40 New Melange Pieces at Fall 2018 High Point Market

Published: 9/13/2018
4 Leading micro trends headline new offerings: Understated Glam, Bohemian Luxe, Natural Contemporary and New Retro.

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High Point Market Announces Robust Schedule at The Point for Fall Market 2018

Published: 9/13/2018
The Point debuted in April during Spring Market as the first freestanding, High Point Market-branded venue conceived to enhance the buyer experience.

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Classy Art to Debut Their Largest Product Release of Ethnic Art Yet at High Point.

Published: 9/13/2018
The assortment contains many types of wall decor to include tempered glass. mixed media, canvas’s and framed art.

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CASTELLE To Host Black and White Meet and Greet with Barclay Butera During Casual Market 2018

Published: 9/13/2018
The Meet and Greet, which will follow a black and white theme, will be held in the CASTELLE Chicago Merchandise Mart showroom, from 3p until 5p on Wednesday, September 26th.

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The Antiques Diva Collection by Aidan Gray to Make Its Debut at October High Point Market

Published: 9/11/2018
Champagne brunch on Oct. 14 toasts launch of licensed line.

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Hamilton-Wrenn Showrooms Include High-End Introductions, CEU-Accredited Events at High Point Fall Market

Published: 9/11/2018
Alden Parkes to feature work of well-known interior designers with new ‘Showhouse in a Showroom’ event.

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STORIS Partners with Acima Credit to Provide Additional Financing Solutions to Customers

Published: 9/11/2018
The partnership will allow furniture, bedding, and appliance retailers already using STORIS software solutions to take advantage of the Acima no-credit-needed financing system through their unified commerce platform.

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Sam Moore Ventures Into Five New Categories

Published: 9/10/2018
Upholstered beds, slipcovered sofas and upholstered console tables headline 40 new High Point Market introductions.

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Luxury Pillows to be Featured in 'Treehouse Masters'

Published: 9/10/2018
Talalay Global’s latex pillows featured in September 14th ‘Treehouse Masters’ episode on Discovery’s Animal Planet.

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Bedding Innovator Joins Blue Bell Mattress to Start New E-Commerce Channel

Published: 9/10/2018
Gary Garrison, who was the first to bring a roll-packed mattress direct to consumers on HSN in 2001, has joined the company as its first vice president of e-commerce development.

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Nationwide Marketing Group and Centricity Launch EPIC Protect Service Contracts

Published: 9/10/2018
Marketed as EPIC Protect, the program enables retailers to offer improved service on claims, enhanced coverage, added support and easy access to information through Nationwide’s digital platform.

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AHFA/UL Partnership Makes Compliant Furniture Easy to Identify

Published: 9/10/2018
Helping consumers find furniture built for stability will further reduce tip-over incidents.

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10 Design-Forward Exhibitors to Debut in SALON at High Point Fall Market

Published: 9/9/2018
Renovations to popular High Point Market design destination complement new and existing resources.

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Wayfair and Cosmopolitan Magazine Launch New Furniture Line

Published: 9/9/2018
The collection called, CosmoLiving by Cosmopolitan, was designed with small-space living and affordable price points in mind.

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Joan Ulrich Joins Dallas Market Center as Executive Vice President of Leasing

Published: 9/9/2018
Joan will be responsible for leasing strategy across the gift, home, lighting, holiday, floral, and design neighborhoods of the 5 million square foot marketplace.

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Last Call for Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Journal Ads

Published: 9/9/2018
The deadline for submitting materials is Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

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5th & Home Joins Furniture First

Published: 9/9/2018
5th & Home is a new retail identity for the 96-year-old business that has operated as Stimson Furniture and Ashley Homestore in Victoria, Texas.

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Ashley HomeStore Opens New Location in the Hudson Valley Suburbs

Published: 9/9/2018
Grand Opening event to kick off September 22nd in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Global Lifestyle Furniture Supplier Debuts at High Point Market

Published: 9/9/2018
Porter Designs' new 15,000 square foot showroom is located in Centers of High Point – Centennial #119.

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ISFD Announces 2018 Pinnacle Award Finalists

Published: 9/7/2018
Winners will be announced at the Twenty-Third Annual Pinnacle Awards Gala, set for October 15 at High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences.

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

Published: 9/7/2018
Returning for its seventh Market, the High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour program will bring ten (10) leading design bloggers to High Point Market for a 2-day tour of sponsoring showrooms.

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Hooker Furniture to Debut Ciao Bella Home Collection at High Point Market

Published: 9/7/2018
The 39-piece whole home collection is inspired by the small farmhouses that dot the French and Italian countryside and the furniture that has been in the hands of the same family for generations.

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Ergomotion Expands Customer Service Operations

Published: 9/7/2018
Sleep technology provider boosts customer service team by a third and moves to a 24/7 call center operation.

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American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Third Missouri Store

Published: 9/7/2018
The new location has 22,000 square feet of floor space and will create 6-10 new jobs in the area.

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First Malouf Foundation Golf Event Raises Over $55,000

Published: 9/7/2018
These funds will directly help rescue children enslaved in sex trafficking and assist in creating a life for themselves after the rescue.

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Pearson Reveals the Kim Scodro Collection

Published: 9/7/2018
The entire Kim Scodro for Pearson collection will be unveiled on Friday, October 12th at the International Home Furnishings Fall Market in High Point.

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Alden Parkes to Host Five CEU Seminars at Fall 2018 High Point Market

Published: 9/5/2018
The furniture maker is offering designers talks and demos to share business and creative ideas.

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Retailer Web Services Earns Premier Google Partner Status

Published: 9/5/2018
Online ad agency has earned Premier Google Partner status, resulting from developing and maintaining successful online advertising campaigns through its new AdRocket software.

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Nationwide Learning Academy’s Record Attendance Supports a Strong Finish for 2018

Published: 9/5/2018
Members Fill 9,390 Seats During Educational Sessions at PrimeTime in Orlando and Las Vegas.

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Exclusive Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Scheduled for Fall High Point Market

Published: 9/5/2018
Exciting seminars and tours and social events slated during High Point Market.

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Karen Arakelian to Receive Retailer of the Year Award

Published: 9/5/2018
Founder and CEO of White House “Designs for Life”, a family of home furnishings stores, interior design services, and non-profit initiatives, will be honored at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association dinner and dance in November.

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Veteran Global Luxury Brand Leader to Take Reins of E.S. Kluft Marketing

Published: 9/5/2018
Castillo of Vispring named New V.P. of Marketing.

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Bradington-Young Adding "New Moves" to Motion Upholstery & Leather Lines

Published: 9/5/2018
New products will feature new mechanisms that support taller sofa legs, added comfort to the seat & extended footrests.

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Muar Will Take Center Stage at 2019 Malaysian International Furniture Fair

Published: 9/5/2018
MIFF will celebrate its 25th anniversary sharing the limelight with Muar, the driving force that accounts for 70% of Malaysian furniture exports to over 160 countries including top destinations, the United States, Singapore, Japan, Australia and Britain.

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Spring Air Rebrand Spotlights Hard-Working, Middle-Class

Published: 9/5/2018
'That just right feeling’ positions brand as delivering comfort, value to everyday people.

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Cylindo Launches a New Website, Repositions from Product to a Platform Company

Published: 9/5/2018
The revamped version of the website puts a spotlight on the automated content creation and smooth rendering technology.

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Cory Home Delivery Promotes Giovanna Jaurequi to Learning Coordinator

Published: 9/5/2018
In new role, Gio has launched CoryRadio, a podcast series, and will assume responsibility for CoryUniversity, a learning management systems, and CoryTV.

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King Koil Promotes Veteran Marketer to SVP Creative & Strategic Planning

Published: 9/5/2018
In decade at company, Swinarski is credited with leading successful rebranding & launch of several new products.

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Monthly Furniture Insights From Smith and Leonard

Published: 9/4/2018
With consumer confidence so high, the furniture industry is not benefiting as much as we think it should.

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Th3rd Coast Launches Two Extended Reality Experiences

Published: 9/3/2018
Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies showcased in Th3rd Coast's Trendway AR Office Builder and Haworth’s NeoCon 2018 Virtual Reality Experience.

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Malouf Ranks No. 7 on Fast 50 List of Utah’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Published: 9/3/2018
The annual Fast 50 even celebrated the “entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics, and skyrocketing revenue growth” of Utah companies in business for more than five years.

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Ergomotion Hosts Chinese Students for Cultural & Learning Program

Published: 9/3/2018
Brings 14 Chinese elementary schoolers to U.S. for two week cultural & learning program with American peers.

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Bob’s Discount Furniture Partners with PATH and Donates $20,000 in Furniture and Gift Cards

Published: 9/3/2018
Local families treated to surprise Bob’s shopping trip.

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Reverie’s International Reach to Span 17 Countries by 2019

Published: 9/3/2018
Sleep technology company forges key partnerships with retailers and distributors to fuel global expansion.

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Jerome’s Furniture Launches “Free Ride” Service For Clients

Published: 9/3/2018
Company offers users ability to be picked up, returned within five miles of nearest store through website.

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STORIS Partners with Avalara to Automate Tax Compliance

Published: 9/3/2018
Unified Commerce Solution from STORIS is now certified as an Avalara AvaTax Integrated Solution.

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EJ Victor Announces New Vice President of Operations

Published: 9/3/2018
James Kennedy will oversee updating EJ Victor’s manufacturing processes as domestic production continues to increase.

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Watermark Living Partners with Steelyard

Published: 9/1/2018
Watermark Living’s digital catalog is now live on the Steelyard, a trade-only digital platform for designers.

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Las Vegas Market Announces 2019 Winter and Summer Dates

Published: 9/1/2018
2019 Winter market is scheduled for Jan. 27 – Jan. 31; Summer Market scheduled for July 28 – Aug. 1.

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Alexandra O’Hare Joins Hooker Casegoods as Vice President-Merchandising

Published: 8/31/2018
O’Hare is an experienced executive in merchandising, product development and brand management.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces Entertainment for Induction Celebration

Published: 8/31/2018
Trumpet maestro Rick Braun will entertain guests at the Lead with Vision Induction Celebration on October 14 during the High Point Market.

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Legends Launches New High-Tech Mattress Line

Published: 8/31/2018
REMedy Sleep features Nano-enhanced performance ticking, and Graphene to help thermo-regulate temperature, reduce odor and stress, and promote healthier sleep.

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Aireloom Updates ‘Karpen Sidestitch’ Collection to Work with Adjustable Bed Bases

Published: 8/31/2018
New design touts more than 40 pounds of natural cotton.

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Blue Bell Mattress Turns To Experienced Operations Executive to Lead Growth at Michigan Factory

Published: 8/31/2018
Keith Poet has nearly 20 years’ experience in production and operations management and is Six Sigma-certified bringing with him expertise in quality control, efficient manufacturing techniques and compliance.

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Malouf Celebrates 15 Years

Published: 8/30/2018
Malouf has experienced substantial growth and fostered strong partnerships with over 10,000 specialty sleep stores nationwide.

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Heritage Home Group Issues Statement on Thomasville & Co. and Broyhill Businesses

Published: 8/28/2018
HHG still looking for buyers as it issues WARN notices to employees at Lenoir Upholstery and Lenoir Case facilities.

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Global Furniture USA Announces Exclusive Distribution Deal for DJ Khaled Furniture Line

Published: 8/28/2018
The global music mogul and celebrity producer has partnered with Global Furniture USA to be the sole manufacturer and distributor of the "We The Best Home" furniture line.

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IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces Winners of 2018 Grants for Design-Related Projects

Published: 8/28/2018
Two educators, a Ph.D candidate and a trend analyst/visual designer have won 2018's Educational Foundation grants from the IFDA.

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Feizy Rugs To Debut New Designs at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 8/28/2018
Selection of new products to include area and accent rugs, quilts, throws and bath rugs in delightful, on-trend color palettes.

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Nationwide Members Pack Over 300,000 Meals for Hungry Children

Published: 8/28/2018
On the heels of having packed over 125,000 meals at the group’s PrimeTime event in March, the group came to Las Vegas with a goal of matching their spring effort.

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Former Retail Exec Joins Gold Bond to Lead Key Accounts

Published: 8/28/2018
Ken Mazda held top posts at retailers like the Dump & 1800mattress.

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Nourison Honored for GDUSA’s 2018 American Inhouse Design Awards

Published: 8/27/2018
Company honored for their Christopher Guy Brand Catalog.

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WithIt Education Breakfast to Feature Ben & Erin Napier of HGTV’s Home Town

Published: 8/27/2018
Organization's biannual High Point Market Educational Breakfast to be held Sunday, October 14th, 7:30 to 9 am, in the IHFC ballroom.

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Mike Harris Joins Hooker Casegoods, Upholstery as Sales Vice President

Published: 8/27/2018
A 30-year veteran of the furniture industry, Mike Harris is an experienced executive in both case goods and upholstery.

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Jordan’s Furniture Donation to Cradles to Crayons Helps More Than 3,000 Children in Need

Published: 8/27/2018
Cradles to Crayons’ annual Ready for School program provides local low-income and homeless children with the essential items needed for a successful school year.

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High Point Market Announces Keynote Series Speakers for Fall Market 2018

Published: 8/27/2018
This season’s educational series features Sherwin Williams & Fashion Snoops, Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet, and Dr. Andrew Dent, executive VP of research and chief material scientist for Material ConneXion.

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Classy Art Partners with Harris Sales Inc.

Published: 8/27/2018
HSI is known in the industry for their representation in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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Sunbrella and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Partner for First Co-Branded Collection

Published: 8/27/2018
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Chooses Sunbrella for first co-branded collaboration, fusing soft, functional fabrics with iconic design for high-energy homes.

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Protect-A-Bed Brings New Display System to New York

Published: 8/26/2018
Home Fashions Market to feature new display system.

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National Retail Federation Warns US Trade Representative Tariffs Would Cost Americans Billions

Published: 8/24/2018
New study finds tariffs on furniture and travel goods from China would cost American consumers nearly $6 billion a year.

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Dow Wins Sustainability Product of the Year Award for Second Year Running

Published: 8/24/2018
Winners in the Business Intelligence Group 2018 Sustainability Awards, Sustainability Product of the Year

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Art Van Furniture’s Flag Exchange Program Returning to All Midwest Showrooms

Published: 8/24/2018
Retailer has distributed more than 16,000 new flags since last year and hopes to reach 20,000.

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Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC to Merge With Tuft & Needle

Published: 8/24/2018
Combined company to create the leading customer-centric house of brands in mattress & bedding industry.

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Exhibitors Bring New, Innovative Resources to Market Square and Suites at Market Square

Published: 8/24/2018
Highlights include new temporary showroom space dedicated to hospitality tenants.

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New Levin Furniture Showroom in Boardman, Ohio to Host Ribbon-cutting/Grand Opening Events

Published: 8/24/2018
Newly-renovated store first of three set to debut in Youngstown, Ohio market.

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Hooker Furniture to Launch 65-Piece Woodlands Collection during Fall High Point Market

Published: 8/24/2018
After focusing on modern styling the past few years, Hooker Furniture returns to its roots in classic traditional styling.

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Universal Furniture Completes Executive Sales Team

Published: 8/24/2018
Jared Worrall will take on the role of vice president of sales for the West region.

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E.S. Kluft Names Drew Pechy to Manage California Flagship Factory

Published: 8/24/2018
Pechy, who holds certifications in Six Sigma and ISO 9001 quality control, brings a wide range of experience in operations, purchasing, safety regulations and quality control to the position.

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Malouf Foundation Raises $100,000 to Fight Child Sex Trafficking

Published: 8/24/2018
Annual Malouf Foundation Warehouse Sale on July 13 and 14 raised over $100,000 for charity.

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CIFF Shanghai 2018: An Example of Global Home Life

Published: 8/24/2018
The 42nd CIFF Shanghai will be held at the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) in Hongqiao from September 10th - 13th.

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ICFA Industry Roundtables Sign-Up Deadline Nears

Published: 8/20/2018
Sixth annual Industry Roundtables to run on Monday, September 24, the day prior to the opening of Casual Market Chicago.

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FFO Home to Open 52nd Store in Paducah, KY

Published: 8/20/2018
The 23,500 square foot store will be FFO Home’s first store in Kentucky.

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Lawrence Michael (Larry) Powell Passes Away at 94

Published: 8/20/2018
Larry was a pioneer in the furniture business originally known as knockdown/KD ready-to-assemble furniture.

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Century Furniture Names Chris Ward Vice President of Finance

Published: 8/19/2018
Chris has been at Century since 1997, most recently in the position of Controller.

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Baker Interiors Group Partners with MicroD for Creation of its 3D Product Catalog

Published: 8/19/2018
3D models of upholstery and casegood items were created through MicroD’s proprietary process.

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FXI Appoints Longtime Executive Its New CEO

Published: 8/17/2018
Previously the COO of FXI, Harold Earley will also join the Board of Directors.

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Bob’s Discount Furniture Hosts Bed-Zone BASH

Published: 8/17/2018
New England Patriots team up with Bob’s Discount Furniture and A Bed for Every Child to provide beds for local children in need at Gillette Stadium.

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