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Durham Furniture Rebrands 'Solid Choices' to ‘Solid Accents’

Published: 6/18/2018
New enhancements to catalog & website better highlight extensive accent & occasional options.

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Milliken Specialty Interiors Celebrates Opening of Permanent High Point Showroom

Published: 6/18/2018
Showroom opened with Showtime industry party and wins Best Showroom Award.

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Rent-A-Center to be Acquired by Vintage Capital

Published: 6/18/2018
Vintage will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rent-A-Center common stock for $15.00 per share in cash.

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Anne Jacobsen Promoted to Chief Administration Officer at Hooker

Published: 6/16/2018
Will be overseeing administrative functions across the 10 operating units of the corporation.

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ManWah Holdings Acquires Delancey Manufacturing

Published: 6/16/2018
Grey Hunsucker has been named President of this new division.

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Schumacher and Williams Join HFA Staff

Published: 6/16/2018
Schumacher has been hired as the vice president of membership development and marketing; Williams has been hired as the membership director.

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Las Vegas Market Continues Home Décor Surge

Published: 6/16/2018
New resources & trend presentations highlight Summer Market.

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Manna Freight Systems Expands Regional Distribution Center Capability

Published: 6/15/2018
Atlanta Center is seventh in growing national logistics operation.

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Ashley Furniture Industries Partners with Ashley’s Angels to Donate Bicycles to Area Children

Published: 6/15/2018
Donates 42 bicycles, helmets and bike locks to area students in Whitehall, Arcadia, Independence.

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Marves Industries Obtains Minority Business Enterprise Certification

Published: 6/15/2018
The Company began manufacturing non-woven textiles in 2009 and now employs close to 100 people in their 82,000 sq. ft. facility.

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American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) Issues Call For Competition Entry

Published: 6/15/2018
23rd Annual Pinnacle Awards feature expanded categories and new venue.

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Lorraine Capital Makes Investment in Bush Industries

Published: 6/15/2018
Move will bolster the company’s ability to serve commercial office and residential customers with quality products.

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Company C Welcomes New Vice President of Global Sales

Published: 6/15/2018
Michael Ackelbein has been appointed the company’s Vice President of Global Sales and Distribution.

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Las Vegas Market Enhances Furniture Depth & Diversity

Published: 6/15/2018
New, expanding, renewing showrooms broaden assortment for Summer Market.

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FFO Home to Open 51st Store in Cleburne, TX

Published: 6/15/2018
The 32,278 square foot store will be FFO Home’s 51st company wide and 3rd store in Texas along with the locations in Wichita Falls and Longview.

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Gabby Names Rachel Blindauer as Assistant Vice President of Design for Gabby

Published: 6/15/2018
With over twelve years of professional experience in design, Blindauer will lead the Gabby design team and direct the creation of design concepts and products.

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Surya’s Inaugural Designer Showroom to Open at theMART In Chicago

Published: 6/15/2018
The showroom made its debut at NeoCon and will serve as a year-round resource for designers and their clients.

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High Point Market Authority Accepting Submissions/Sponsorships for Design Bloggers Tour

Published: 6/15/2018
Once again partners with Esteem Media to develop a Design Bloggers Tour for the 2018 Fall Market in October.

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Las Vegas Market Adds Value for Non-Profit Groups

Published: 6/15/2018
Fourth non-profit retail symposium features “Museum Store” Monday track.

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Spring Air Signs Johnson City Bedding Company as Newest U.S. Licensee

Published: 6/15/2018
Johnson City Bedding will begin producing the signature Back Supporter and Chattam & Wells lines Sept. 1 for distribution in Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama.

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Darvin Furniture and Mattress Selects TD Bank as New Financing Partner

Published: 6/11/2018
TD Partnerships to provide private label financing for the long-standing Chicago retailer.

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Comfort Research Recognized by Forbes as One of America's Best Small Companies

Published: 6/11/2018
In the past year, Comfort Research has been named "Outstanding Growth Award" winner by Grand Rapids' Association for Corporate Growth as well as a "Best and Brightest" place to work for in Michigan.

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PERQ Teams Up with Who’s Up CRM to Improve Lead Management for Furnishing Retailers

Published: 6/9/2018
Who’s Up is a mobile and web-based up-system and contact relationship manager (CRM) designed for home furnishing retailers to manage their in-store sales flow.

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Standard Furniture Acquires Albany Industries

Published: 6/9/2018
Acquisition expands Standard Furniture into the stationary upholstery market, creating a top 10 industry resource with a full range of home furnishing products and services.

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Cylindo Introduces StyleShots - Interactive Room Scenes for Empowered Digital Storytelling

Published: 6/9/2018
Cylindo Styleshots will augment the value of the 360 HD Viewer, adding interactive room scenes to enhance the overall shopping experience.

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Steve Elton and Larry Smith Receive ICFA Lifetime Achievement Awards

Published: 6/9/2018
Elton and Smith will be honored during the ICFA Awards Gala at Swissotel Chicago on Thursday, September 27, during Casual Market Chicago.

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Four Hands Adds Vice President of Business Innovations Position

Published: 6/9/2018
Taps Douglas Estremadoyro for the role, serving as a key cross-functional business lead and project manager.

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Four Hands Adds Upholstery Specialist Jessica Green to Management Team

Published: 6/8/2018
Jessica joins as the new Director of Upholstery, having previously served as Merchandising Manager at American Leather.

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Ashley HomeStore of Metro New York/New Jersey Partners with Habitat For Humanity

Published: 6/8/2018
Lends helping hands to build seven new homes for families in need.

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TRIO Environments and Phillips Collection To Launch Modern, Artisan-Made Product Line

Published: 6/8/2018
Angela Harris for Phillips Collection offers custom look for builders, developers, designers, and consumers.

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CORT Announces Partnership With Move For Hunger

Published: 6/8/2018
CORT pledges to support the non-profit’s mission to reduce food waste and fight hunger nationwide.

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All American Furniture Expo Holding Milestone Show

Published: 6/8/2018
All American Furniture Expo is hosting their 8th annual furniture show on August 15th and 16th.

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Las Vegas Market Hosts 8th Gift For Life Fundraiser

Published: 6/8/2018
“Up On The Roof” memorializes murder victim Matthew Shepard with ‘ERASE HATE: A Celebration of Love’ Theme.

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King Koil Expands Sales Team in Pacific Northwest

Published: 6/8/2018
A 14-year bedding industry veteran, Zachariasen was most recently a senior territory manager at Serta Simmons Bedding.

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High Point Market Authority Releases the High Point Market Style Report for Summer/Fall 2018

Published: 6/8/2018
17-page report was developed by eight home fashion gurus, all part of the HPMA’s 2018 Style Spotters team.

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Malouf Named One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018

Published: 6/8/2018
Inc.’s Best Workplaces list is a magnifying glass on how innovative companies can raise the bar in hiring and retaining the best talent.

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Fine Furniture Design Adds Performance Fabrics to ‘FFD Armour’

Published: 6/8/2018
Company recently doubled its performance fabric offering to a total of 14.

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A.R.T. Furniture Announces Jon Witteveen as Senior Director, Design & Product Development

Published: 6/8/2018
Witteveen’s responsibilities include leading product development from creative and design, up through production.

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Design Center at the Merchandise Mart Celebrates NeoCon 50

Published: 6/8/2018
Highlighted participation reflects convergence of commercial and residential design.

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2018 Scott Morgan Design Scholarship Recipients Named

Published: 6/8/2018
Fourth annual award supports career development in art, design and architecture.

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Fairfield Presents Several Collections at EFA Expo

Published: 6/8/2018
The company specifically highlighted the Live Edge collection, Conneaut Crypton Leather, a new laminate series and the launch of the Accention Dining Chair Collection.

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DreamCloud Sleep Launches First-Ever Luxury Bed-in-a-Box

Published: 6/8/2018
The mattress features an eight-layer hybrid construction ​with a mixture of cooling gel-infused memory foam, natural latex and patent-pending coil technology​. ​

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PROFITsystems Unveils New RETAILvantage Capabilities for Consumer of Tomorrow

Published: 6/8/2018
Additions to home furnishings retail management system simplify omnichannel workflow and expand showroom to the Internet.

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Caracole Names Paul Seston President

Published: 6/8/2018
In his new role, Seston will oversee everyday operations while providing leadership and direction for the continued growth of the brand.

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CASTELLE’s 2019 Introduction Rollout Continues with the Avenue Collection

Published: 6/8/2018
The Avenue Collection will be exhibited in the Castelle Chicago showroom at the Merchandise Mart, during the upcoming Preview Casual Market in July, and the Casual Market Chicago in September.

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BDI Names Matthew Weatherly Associate Design Director

Published: 6/8/2018
Matthew Weatherly was formerly the company’s senior designer and has been with the company for 14 years.

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“Furnishing the Future”: Finalized Presenter List

Published: 6/4/2018
Renegade Furniture Group’s 4th annual furniture industry networking event.

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Century Furniture Honors Employees' Years of Service

Published: 6/4/2018
Honors 86 employees who represent over 1,400 total years of service to the company

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SOFA Rebrands as Toronto International Design Centre

Published: 6/4/2018
New brand for Canada’s premier design centre will enhance services for industry professionals.

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BDM+ Furniture Announces Departure of Denis Darveau

Published: 6/4/2018
Vice-president of sales passed the torch down to his nephew Philippe Darveau on May 25.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 6/4/2018
Overall consumer confidence remains strong which we believe is the key to good furniture business.

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King Koil Inks First Major Retailer for its New Phoenix Plant

Published: 6/4/2018
Sit ‘n Sleep will be first King Koil California retailer & floor 23 models.

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imm cologne Announces Hall 11 Transformation

Published: 6/4/2018
Hall 11 will be transformed into Pure Atmospheres as part of the conceptual development of the Pure design segment.

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spoga+gafa Adds Outdoor Kitchens to it's BBQ Grilling Segment

Published: 6/4/2018
The new format will highlight accessories and appliances for cooking in the garden.

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ELFA International Releases New Design Trends and Color Reference Catalog

Published: 6/3/2018
New first-ever trends book spotlights textile fashion, color directions for fabric buyers.

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Carla Green of CLARITY Designworks to Speak at SSA Market Seminar at Las Vegas Market

Published: 6/3/2018
The California-based graphic designer will present “Augmented Reality for the Rest of Us” for mattress and bedding retailers, manufacturers and suppliers.

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Two New Ashley HomeStores Open in Ohio

Published: 6/3/2018
The Morris Furniture Company opens new Ashley HomeStore in Columbus, The Wellsville Group opens store in Avon.

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A.R.T. Furniture Announces Roland Maddrey as Vice President Of Sales

Published: 6/3/2018
Maddrey takes the position following the recent announcement of Bryan Edwards becoming President of A.R.T. Furniture.

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First Mattresses Roll Off Line at King Koil Arizona Plant

Published: 6/3/2018
Local dignitaries & company leaders unveil new 90,000-square-foot facility.

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BDI Launches Online Product Catalog for Retailers Using the MicroD Platform

Published: 6/2/2018
On the MicroD platform, BDI will have the ability to continually update their catalog with new products, designs and offerings.

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Celia Moh Scholarship Announces 2018-2019 Winners

Published: 6/2/2018
his year’s recipients are: Ryan Decker, a senior Industrial Design major; Cole Dignard, a junior Industrial Design major ; and, Annina Fremgen, a senior Furniture Design major.

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Las Vegas Design Center Spotlights Top Kitchen & Bath Brands

Published: 6/2/2018
Leading designers creating integrated lifestyle vignettes for Summer Market.

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Protect-A-Bed Donates Mattress Protectors to Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas

Published: 6/2/2018
New 15 guestroom addition to RMHC of the Carolinas in Greenville, South Carolina will benefit from shielding from bed bugs and spills.

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Ergomotion Names 20-Year Veteran to Head Supply Chain Management for Growing Global Organization

Published: 6/2/2018
Shae Gentry has more than 20 years’ experience leading supply chain, logistics and transportation management for global companies.

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Recap: 46th Canadian Furniture Show

Published: 6/2/2018
Visitors discovered the latest products and trends, did some networking and conducted business at more than 200 exhibitors.

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FFO Home Becomes Furniture Sponsor for 1st Waco St. Jude Dream Home

Published: 6/2/2018
Every year, St. Jude’s raffles away custom-built dream homes across the nation with all proceeds going directly to benefit St. Jude’s research and treatment.

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Blue Bell Mattress Appoints its First CFO

Published: 6/1/2018
David Brault, who has more than 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, will oversee budgeting, strategic forecasting and financial analysis.

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Twin Star Home Launches Redesigned ClassicFlame Website

Published: 6/1/2018
New redesign of the site brings the products to life with the 3D Flame Effect imagery.

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Modway Furniture to Debut New Outdoor Furniture Line at Las Vegas Market

Published: 5/28/2018
Gray-on-gray synthetic rattan weave, squared corners, and clean lines bring designer style to this contemporary collection.

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Jerome’s Furniture Opens Second Riverside County Dream Shop

Published: 5/26/2018
Location marks fifth stand-alone mattress store.

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The 1st Chair Announces 3P Protected Fabrics for Nursery Chairs

Published: 5/25/2018
3P Protected Fabrics for nursery chairs equip parents for reality.

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Wayfair 3D University to Accelerate Visual Merchandising

Published: 5/25/2018
Industry’s first 3D-modeling curriculum for furniture and décor available to suppliers and manufacturers.

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imm cologne Show Expects Around 1,200 Exhibitors From 50 Countries

Published: 5/25/2018
In Cologne trend scouts can discover progressive design experiments, and retailers and wholesalers can find designs perfectly suited for their markets.

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H Contract Will Feature “Resimercial” Designs At NeoCon

Published: 5/25/2018
Product offering joins residential styling, commercial functionality.

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More Than $1.2 Million Raised in the 10th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge

Published: 5/25/2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana wins $100,000 grand prize.

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Nourison Donates Rugs to Support Tornado Relief Efforts in Greensboro

Published: 5/25/2018
The tornado on Sunday, April 15th affected more than 1,000 structures in the area, damaging homes, businesses and schools.

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One Kings Lane Announces New York City Flagship Store Opening

Published: 5/25/2018
The New York City flagship will be located at the landmarked 143 Spring Street in Soho.

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Furniture First Symposium Recap

Published: 5/25/2018
The three-day event included guest speakers, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and devoted networking time.

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Sealy Sofa Convertibles Adds to Executive Team

Published: 5/25/2018
DeShun Smith hired to manage e-Commerce.

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IHGF Delhi Fair-Autumn 2018: 5 Days, 2000+ Products, 3000+ Exhibitors

Published: 5/25/2018
Biannual show that connects India’s leading manufacturers for home, lifestyle, fashion & textiles segments runs from October 14-18.

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New products are in the Spotlight of the 2018 Canadian Furniture Show

Published: 5/24/2018
The 46th edition of the event has more than 200 exhibitors - including over 50 new ones - who will unveil their new products to thousands of participants.

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Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design Selects TD Bank as New Financing Partner

Published: 5/24/2018
TD Partnerships to provide private label financing to Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design clients through the store's SmitheCard.

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Wayfair and HGTV’s “Brother Vs. Brother” Celebrate Fifth Year of Partnership

Published: 5/24/2018
Online retailer makes it easier for viewers in U.S. and Canada to shop the looks featured in home renovation series.

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Over Eight-Hundred Enter Hooker Furniture High Point Market Social Media Contest

Published: 5/24/2018
During Market week, retailers, interior designers and consumers were invited to vote via Facebook for their favorite Hooker Furniture, Sam Moore or Bradington-Young upholstered chair.

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Wooda Introduces New Designs to its Luxury Furniture Collection

Published: 5/24/2018
Unveils new products including the Cairn Collection, Drape, Facet and Elemental Tops.

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Domus Vita Hires Andrea Arvanitakis as Director of Special Accounts

Published: 5/24/2018
In her new role, Arvanitakis will be servicing Domus Vita’s major national and international retailers with both their in-store and online accounts.

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Decorating Den Interiors announces Franchise Owner of the Year and Other Top Business Awards.

Published: 5/24/2018
Bohnne Jones, of Nashville, Tenn., was named Franchise Owner of the Year, their highest franchisee business award.

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Annual WalkRun for Adoption Helps Local Children Find Adoptive Homes

Published: 5/21/2018
Jordan’s Furniture hosted a 5K race on Sunday May 20, and raised Over $90,000.

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The Power of Influencers in Social Media Networks

Published: 5/21/2018
New study published in Nature Human Behavior touches on the topic of microtargeting campaigns designed to change behavior.

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HFA Announces 2018 Retailer of the Year Nominees

Published: 5/21/2018
Winners will be announced during a press conference on Sunday, July 29, 11:00am in the HFA Retailer Resource Center.

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Las Vegas Market Expands Seasonal & Gift Presentations

Published: 5/21/2018
C7 Remerchandised to showcase the category exclusively.

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Mattress Firm Names Lorie Silva Chief Merchandising Officer

Published: 5/21/2018
In her new role, Silva will be responsible for the merchandising strategy and ecosystem driving sales to ensure Mattress Firm has a curated selection of leading brands.

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kathy ireland Worldwide Names Bialik Benjamin Vice President of Business Development

Published: 5/21/2018
Benjamin will also be Kathy ireland Worldwide's Ambassador for Israeli Affairs.

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Farooq Kathwari Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Published: 5/20/2018
The award, presented by the Ellis Island Foundation, recognizes “a select group of individuals whose accomplishments in their field and inspired service to our nation are cause for celebration.

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Protect-A-Bed Sees Growth with RSA Education

Published: 5/20/2018
Protect-A-Bed University sees record high engagement and partner success.

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Las Vegas Market Extends Home Décor Growth Streak

Published: 5/20/2018
New & expanding firms bolster better goods assortment at Summer Market.

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Wayfair Names Andrea Jung to its Board of Directors

Published: 5/20/2018
Former fortune 500 CEO and women’s empowerment visionary joins online home furnishings retailer.

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Jordan’s “Double Play Youth Donation Program” Delivers Donated Equipment to The Red Sox Foundation

Published: 5/20/2018
The delivery to Fenway Park includes over 32 boxes (the size of living room recliners) of donated equipment.

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DirectBuy Brings In Director of Merchandising, Continues Expansion Drive

Published: 5/20/2018
Nick Lemieux will be managing Accessories, Electronics, Flooring, Kitchen & Bath and Sports & Leisure at DirectBuy.

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Malouf Celebrates Zero Score with Completion of Solar Array Expansion

Published: 5/20/2018
The company has completed an expansion of its rooftop solar array giving its headquarters a score of zero on the Zero Energy Performance Index (zEPI), averaging zero net energy use.

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Ashley HomeStore Opens New Store in Staten Island

Published: 5/20/2018
New 35,000 sq. ft. showroom is located on 2845 Richmond Avenue in the Richmond Shopping Center.

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Bedgear Officially Launches In Thailand

Published: 5/18/2018
Bedgear Performance Sleep Shops will be in stores across Thailand through their partnership with Dunlopillo, its sole local distributor.

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Walker Edison Selects enVista to Enhance Customer Service and Inventory Visibility

Published: 5/17/2018
Walker Edison will leverage enVista’s Enspire Commerce.

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Spring Air Signs New Licensee in Israel

Published: 5/17/2018
TopMarket Holdings will broaden product base by bringing Spring Air to Israel.

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Lynch Sales Company Promotes Daniel Ledo to Vice President of Marketing.

Published: 5/17/2018
Ledo has been with Lynch Sales Company for 13 years.

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Jordan’s Furniture to Host 5K this Sunday May 20, 2018

Published: 5/17/2018
Annual WalkRun for adoption helps local children find adoptive homes.

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Ashley Furniture to Debut Outdoor Furniture Line at Casual Market Chicago This Summer

Published: 5/17/2018
The company has transformed a 12,500-sq. ft. space on the seventh floor of the building to exhibit their line at both the ICFA Preview Show in July and the Casual Market Chicago in September.

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“Style Eyes” Tastemaker Trend Scouts Announced

Published: 5/17/2018
New program to share market trends and finds via social media, panel discussion with host Adam Glassman during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.

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Castelle and Biltmore Partner For Giveaway Promotion

Published: 5/17/2018
The Biltmore by Castelle promotion will run from May 17th to October 7th, with a Grand Prize handcrafted garden bench from the Estate Collection.

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Serta Simmons Bedding Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Moreno Valley, Calif.

Published: 5/17/2018
Third Facility to open as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

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[Infographic] 9 Digital Trends Shaping the Furniture Industry

Published: 5/17/2018
Emerging technologies are changing the way consumers shop for furniture and rewriting the retail playbook rapidly.

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Members of Nationwide Marketing Group Work Together to Feed Children in Need

Published: 5/15/2018
Demonstrating “The Power of One”, retailers, vendors and staff pack 125,000 meals.

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Ergomotion Develops ‘Dreamtech Radio’ to Enhance Sales Training with Audio, Video Series

Published: 5/15/2018
The series also includes YouTube videos, a dedicated Facebook group and blog posts summarizing each podcast and video.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Announces Keynote Speaker for Induction Celebration

Published: 5/15/2018
Legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski will now headline the 2018 Lead with Vision Induction Celebration on Oct. 14 during the High Point Market.

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Broyhill Family Establishes Scholarship for HPU Design Students

Published: 5/15/2018
The $135,000 gift supports the Broyhill Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship, making it one of the university’s largest endowed scholarships to date.

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Monroe & Kent Relaunched With Focus on Home Furniture and Decor

Published: 5/15/2018
Formerly a women's fashion webstore, Monroe & Kent has been transformed over the past three months into a home furniture and decor destination.

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The RoomPlace Opens 26th store in Peoria, Ill.

Published: 5/15/2018
Furniture retailer creates 50 new jobs with 65,000 square foot store.

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AmericasMart To Combine With International Market Centers

Published: 5/15/2018
International Market Centers and AmericasMart to Combine to Form the World’s Largest Owner and Operator of Premier Showroom Space

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Las Vegas Market, IFDA Reveal Speakers for Educational Summit

Published: 5/13/2018
DesignEDGE brings stellar lineup of industry pros to Summer Market.

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AHFA Opposes Changes to Stability Standard Proposed by Consumer Reports

Published: 5/13/2018
The magazine proposed increasing the test weight from 50 pounds – the 95th percentile weight of a 60-month-old child – to 60 pounds – the 95th percentile weight for a 72-month-old child.

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Fine Furniture Design Announces Winners of High Point Market Social Media Contest

Published: 5/13/2018
During Market week, retailers and consumers who engaged with the contest posts on the company’s social media platforms were entered to win original artwork by Dale Henry.

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One Ten Home Furnishings Expands Footprint with Opening of New Furniture Store

Published: 5/13/2018
The Show Place Furniture Galleries opens at 1660 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale, New York.

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Ashley, Bassett, Klaussner, Glen Raven, Among Home Furnishings Solutions Expo Excellence Awards Winners

Published: 5/13/2018
Winners in six categories announced for the Expo, being held July 18-19 in Greenville, SC.

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E.S. Kluft Boosts Production Capacity With Expansion of California Factory

Published: 5/9/2018
42,000-Square-foot expansion includes new showroom.

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Saxon-Clark Furniture in Orlando celebrates 22 Years With Addition of New Store

Published: 5/9/2018
Second store is a return to roots for local company.

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Dallas Market Center Announces Showroom Debuts and Events During the June Total Home & Gift Market

Published: 5/9/2018
Clodagh, Barclay Butera, Adam Glassman, Scott Kravet among special guests.

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Legends Promotes Shankar Rathnam to Chief Operating Officer

Published: 5/8/2018
Rathnam began his career with Legends in 2004 as a production advisor, specializing in Lean Manufacturing.

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ORGATEC 2018 Presents PLANT 10.1 Event Area

Published: 5/8/2018
International trade fair for the modern working world plans to address current issues of digitalization and globalization in the workplace.

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George Revington to Retire as COO of Hooker Furniture

Published: 5/8/2018
Revington has served as the second ranking officer at the company for over two years, and has been involved with HMI for a total of 18 years in the chief executive role.

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Kimball International CEO to Retire

Published: 5/8/2018
Bob Schneider plans to retire on October 31, after four years as CEO.

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Gloster Relocates Within Chicago’s Design Center at the Merchandise Mart

Published: 5/7/2018
Outdoor furniture manufacturer reveals future brand identity with studio move.

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Education Foundation Announces 2018 DesignEDGE Keynote Speaker

Published: 5/7/2018
Nolen Niu, CEO of his own industrial design firm, is scheduled to speak on July 29th, opening day of Las Vegas Summer Market.

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GBS Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Published: 5/7/2018
GBS’ software system allows furniture retailers to efficiently manage all warranty related registrations, claims-process and more.

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Diamond Mattress Promotes Two VPs

Published: 5/7/2018
Steve Anderson has taken the post of Vice President of Business Development and Patrick Wolf ascended to the new role of Vice President of Sales and Education.

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H Contract Announces Winners of Social Media Contest at Environments For Aging Expo

Published: 5/7/2018
New social media tactics have resulted in significant increase in engagement and followers.

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Tempur Sealy International Names Tom Murray SVP, Marketing

Published: 5/7/2018
Veteran Marketing Exec will develop and execute marketing plans in the U.S. and Canada

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Claire Steinbrück to Become Director of imm cologne

Published: 5/7/2018
Previous to this, she worked for more than two years at Koelnmesse as team leader for international trade fairs in the International business division.

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Midwest Nonprofits Launch Fundraising Efforts to Compete for $305,000 in Grants in 10th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge

Published: 5/7/2018
Charities in five states kick off three-week race to engage supporters, raise money for chance at 10 grand prizes.

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Scott Thaler Appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Mattress Firm

Published: 5/7/2018
With more than two decades of industry experience, Thaler has been leading nationally recognized retail-focused campaigns that drive results.

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Fairfield Highlights New Products at Hospitality Design Expo in Vegas

Published: 5/6/2018
Among the products showcased by Fairfield were the Urban Living, Live Edge and Conneaut Leather collections.

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Bedgear CEO Eugene Alletto Receives 2018 Retail Innovator Award

Published: 5/6/2018
Awarded for the brand’s additive value to the home Furnishings Industry.

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LVMKT's First Look Program Showcases Directional Trends

Published: 5/6/2018
Exhibitor Submissions Accepted in Four Categories through May 15

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 5/5/2018
While not every week or month, overall the industry continues to improve.

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Todd & Karen Wanek Co-Chair 60th Anniversary Tampa Bay Heart Ball

Published: 5/5/2018
Raising more than $2,500,000 for research and education efforts.

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New Canadian Company Takes on Transformational Furniture Category

Published: 5/5/2018
Xtraroom is launched by four industry veterans with over 100-years combined furniture experience.

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Nourison Donates Product to Design on a Dime Vignettes for Francis Interiors and Saudah Saleem Interiors

Published: 5/5/2018
The 14th Annual Design on a Dime benefit presented 68 vignettes curated by over 70 top interior designers.

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Ashley Homestore and Ole Miss Athletics Host Hope to Dream Event

Published: 5/4/2018
Groups provided 50 children in the Oxford, Mississippi area with an entire bed set of their very own.

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New & Returning Exhibitors Confirm Participation in Pavilions at Las Vegas Market

Published: 5/4/2018
500+ temporary exhibitors expected at Summer Market.

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Renegade Furniture Group Announce 4th Annual Furniture Industry Networking Event.

Published: 5/4/2018
The event, titled “Furnishing the Future”: Planning for the Future of the Furniture Industry, will be held June 13th in Melville, NY

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The 1st Chair Launches Website to Support Brand Awareness to Consumers

Published: 5/4/2018
The website is a showcase of current products featured in two series-Yellow Swallowtail Series available at independent retailers and the Monarch Series available at buybuy Baby retailers.

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BrandSource Partners with STORIS

Published: 5/4/2018
The alliance grew out of the interest of some BrandSource members, who requested assistance with commerce solutions to help their businesses.

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Better Sleep Council Releases Survey Findings

Published: 5/4/2018
Although there was room for improvement for all, the study found men were more likely to get a better nights sleep due to positive sleep habits.

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Posh+Lavish Honors Retailers for Funding More Than 100 Life-Changing Medical Procedures

Published: 5/4/2018
Company Donates 25% of profits to CURE International to fund life-saving/changing medical procedures to children in need.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Releases Video for Lead with Vision 2018

Published: 5/4/2018
The video offers insights from respected industry leaders on the meaning of great leadership.

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Customatic Changes Name to “Customatic Technologies”

Published: 5/4/2018
New name reflects company’s growing footprint outside of sleep products industry.

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Classic Brands to Open California Factory and Warehouse

Published: 5/4/2018
New 157,000-square-foot facility will streamline logistics for West Coast retailers.

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Classy Art Makes Mirrored Frame Prints Available on all Framed Prints

Published: 5/4/2018
This addition will give their already extensive line another 2000 plus SKU’s for their customers to choose from.

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New Hope Housing Unveils New Community with Help from CORT

Published: 5/4/2018
Nonprofit teams up with furniture rental and retail company to support Houstonians with low incomes.

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UltraComfort Introduces Three Motor Recline Positioning Technology

Published: 5/4/2018
Though most recliners have two motors, one to operate the backrest and one to operate the footrest, Eclipse positioning features a third motor that allows the chair to tilt on it “axis”.

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Jeremy Hoff Promoted to President of Hooker Casegoods and Upholstery

Published: 5/4/2018
In August 2017, Hoff joined HFC to serve in the new position of President of Hooker Upholstery.

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New Las Vegas Market Website Launches with Enhanced Exhibitor and Market Planning Tools

Published: 5/4/2018
New features fueled by product data and imagery.

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Podium to Launch New Webchat for Local Businesses

Published: 5/4/2018
Local businesses can now interact with customers through text, converting online interactions into in-person visits more easily.

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Noure’s Oriental Rugs Expands Presence in Design Center at the Merchandise Mart

Published: 5/4/2018
Antique rug showroom doubles footprint within theMART.

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Ethan Allen Unveils New Uptown Line

Published: 5/4/2018
New line filled with Hollywood Regency and art deco influences designed to deliver modern, affordable luxury.

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uBreakiFix Partners With Nebraska Furniture Mart

Published: 5/4/2018
Plans to open three store-within-a-store service locations to Kansas City, Omaha, and Dallas-Fort Worth

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IFDA Educational Foundation Announces New 2018 Grants

Published: 4/30/2018
$13,500 in new grants for for top design pros.

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City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award Dinner Surpasses $2 Million for Cancer and Diabetes Research

Published: 4/30/2018
Over 1,000 guests gathered to honor Samuel Kuo, Grace Liu, Kim Yost and pay tribute to Art Van Elslander.

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Durham Furniture Shows Support For Players, Communities Impacted By Recent Hockey Team Bus Crash

Published: 4/30/2018
The Humboldt Broncos team bus was en route to a playoff game when it was part of a collision.

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Wayfair to Launch Way Day, a New Retail Holiday for Home

Published: 4/30/2018
Online Retailer Invites North American Customers to Take Advantage of Inaugural Spring Sales Event

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Coastal Living and Universal Furniture Join Forces for New Licensed Collection

Published: 4/30/2018
New licensed furniture collection will debut in fall 2018 at the High Point Furniture Market.

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Ashley for the Arts Partners with Davie County Schools for 8th Annual Arts Smart Festival

Published: 4/30/2018
In addition to a $10,000 donation for the School District, three students were selected to receive a $500 scholarship for their artistic work at the event.

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Brooklyn Bedding Launches Honor Discount of 25% for All Military

Published: 4/30/2018
Company to use ID.me technology to help Military seamlessly save.

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CASTELLE Announces New Management Hires

Published: 4/30/2018
Ben Radoll, Stephanie Pereira and George Gikas have joined Castelle in newly created management positions.

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AHFA's Furniture Foundation Awards 2018 Grants

Published: 4/30/2018
Funded programs will benefit rising furniture designers, young industry executives, upholstery workers and university students.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Launches Newly Designed Website

Published: 4/30/2018
The total redesign has reorganized the content and improved the user experience when making purchases, reservations and browsing for information.

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Mccreary Modern Matches Employee’s Fund-Raising Efforts

Published: 4/30/2018
100% of these donations support the Ronald McDonald House of Winston Salem’s efforts to provide a “home away from home” for families of critically ill children.

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Winner of The Carolina Harley Trail Market Promotion Announced

Published: 4/30/2018
Nathan Smith, Merchandise Manager at Miskelly Furniture, located in Pearl, MS, was selected in a random drawing of five finalists.

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The Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance Announce Speaker for Awards Gala

Published: 4/30/2018
Colin Robertson to speak at Awards Gala, held day before Canadian Home Furnishings Show, May 24.

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41st CIFF Guangzhou Recap

Published: 4/30/2018
4,100 exhibitors and 195,082 visitors from China and international markets attended 2 part show.

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Justin Pfahl Joins OW Lee as the New Florida Sales Rep

Published: 4/30/2018
Justin has been actively involved in the outdoor casual business for over 16 years in the capacity of buying, selling, product development, and marketing.

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High Point Market Partners with InspireDesign to Present Third Annual Hospitality at Market program

Published: 4/30/2018
InspireDesign will work to elevate the reach of the program through their industry-focused digital and print channels.

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City Furniture Adds All-Electric Trucks to Fleet

Published: 4/30/2018
National Green Fleet Award Winner announces it has pre-ordered 5 Tesla Semi Trucks.

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A.R.T. Furniture Announces New Prossimo Collection

Published: 4/27/2018
Prossimo is a 50-piece addition to the perennially popular “dark contemporary with nickel hardware” category.

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Decorating & Design Building Hosts Brilliantly British! Event

Published: 4/27/2018
New York's Decorating & Design Building hosted eight British Interior Design Showrooms for the event.

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Eclipse International Announces Newly Redesigned Website, Corporate Video

Published: 4/27/2018
The upgraded site includes improved product photography, a dealer locator, and a professional video shot inside the company’s North Brunswick factory.

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Las Vegas Market Expands Furniture Resources

Published: 4/27/2018
Debuts, expansions & renewals fueled by strong Winter Market.

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A.R.T. Furniture Opens East Coast Distribution Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Published: 4/27/2018
100,000 square foot East Coast Distribution Center to provide retailers east of the Mississippi immediate access to real time inventory.

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The American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Announce Hosts for Induction Celebration

Published: 4/27/2018
Lead with Vision Induction Celebration to be hosted by TV Personalities Drew and Jonathan Scott.

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Cory Announces New Leadership Appointments

Published: 4/27/2018
Kevin Cory, Shirley Disbrow, and Rolando Suarez have been added to the executive team.

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Retail Web Services Announces Latest Features for WebFronts Level 4

Published: 4/27/2018
New feature drives in-store traffic with the conversion of online shoppers.

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Bienenstock Furniture Library Announces Election of New Board Members

Published: 4/27/2018
Libby Langdon and Comer Wear elected to The Bienenstock Furniture Library Board.

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Art Van Furniture Names Ronald Boire President and Chief Executive Officer

Published: 4/27/2018
Mr. Boire will be succeeding Kim Yost, who recently announced his retirement after 9 years with the Company.

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Registration Now Open for Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market

Published: 4/27/2018
Las Vegas Market Summer 2018 runs July 29 – August 2, 2018.

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WithIt Announces 2018 Professional Women’s Conference Theme & Keynote Speaker

Published: 4/27/2018
The conference themed “Leading with Influence” will be kicked off with keynote speaker Jen Shirkani.

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School for Hearing Impaired Aided by Midwest Furniture Club for 15th Straight Year

Published: 4/19/2018
Annual golf outing, dinner and auction provide continuing funds to honor past member.

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Malouf Takes on New Growth by Naming Three District Managers

Published: 4/19/2018
Jesse Gibbs, Eric Holmstead and Jeff Holmstead have each been named to the position of district manager.

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Nationwide Marketing Group Earns 2018 Energy Star Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Published: 4/19/2018
Decades of member support promoting Energy Star lead to 12th consecutive award.

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Major New Expo Center Coming to Downtown Las Vegas as Part of World Market Center Las Vegas Expansion

Published: 4/19/2018
Partnership between International Market Centers and the City of Las Vegas brings new event venue to downtown.

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A.R.T. Furniture Hires Hunter Childress as International Sales Representative

Published: 4/19/2018
Childress was hired to focus on South American and South Asian Markets but will lend his expertise across all markets.

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Boston Interiors Introduces New Outdoor Collection

Published: 4/19/2018
The outdoor furniture collection for Boston Interiors features durable, all-weather materials from reclaimed teak to rust-proof aluminum.

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Las Vegas Market Partners With IFDA For Educational Summit

Published: 4/19/2018
Second annual DesignEDGE event moves to Las Vegas; scheduled for July 29.

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Ashley HomeStore Comes to Clay, New York

Published: 4/19/2018
Opens brand new, 67,000-square foot showroom.

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Ashley HomeStore Opens New Store in Corsicana, Texas

Published: 4/19/2018
New Ashley HomeStore in Corsicana celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new 18,000 sq. ft. showroom lat week.

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Scott Morgan Design Scholarship Expanded to Furniture Design Students at SCAD

Published: 4/19/2018
The program is now offering a $5,000 award to a rising furniture design student of exceptional talent and promise.

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American Home Furnisings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects Janet Guy to Board of Directors

Published: 4/19/2018
Guy is president and owner of Prestige Arts and Art Trends, a wall décor manufacturing company based in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

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Century Furniture Names Chuck Auten Vice President of Merchandising

Published: 4/19/2018
At Century Chuck will be directly responsible for merchandising of Century’s casegoods and outdoor divisions.

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International Market Centers to Launch New Digital Platform for Las Vegas Market

Published: 4/19/2018
Tools for buyers and exhibitors developed after extensive research and engagement with industry-leading digital consultancy.

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American Home Furnisings Hall of Fame Foundation Hosts Inaugural Future Leaders Dinners

Published: 4/19/2018
The dinners, limited to just five emerging leaders and five Hall of Fame inductees, featured a guided discussion on leadership and innovation.

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The Barry Goralnick Collection to Debut in October 2018

Published: 4/19/2018
Barry Goralnick will debut a lighting collection in October 2018 for Currey & Company.

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Survey Finds 70% of Americans Enjoy Spending More Time in Their Outdoor Living Space Than Indoor

Published: 4/19/2018
ICFA and AHFA survey also finds that 68 percent of people use their outdoor space at least several times a week in seasonal weather.

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Serta Simmons Bedding Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Published: 4/19/2018
Second facility to open as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

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American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Fifth Phoenix-Area Store

Published: 4/19/2018
Growing retailer opens new store in Arizona's East Valley.

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Airland Launches Therapedic as its Premium Brand in China

Published: 4/19/2018
China’s second largest bedding producer has grown its business by partnering with US and International brands since 1966.

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Klaussner Home Furnishings Introduces “Monticello” Collection at High Point

Published: 4/16/2018
Newest collection from Trisha Yearwood features bedroom, dining and occasional pieces and is available in two different finishes with distinct hardware detailing.

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Kittle’s Furniture Joins Furniture First

Published: 4/16/2018
Kittle’s eight stores are located in Indiana, with five locations in the Indianapolis area and one each in Bloomington, Lafayette and Fort Wayne.

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Las Vegas Market Taps Top Names For “Ahead Of The Curve”

Published: 4/16/2018
Luxe Interiors + Design returns again & sponsors trend session.

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FFO Home Celebrates its 50th Store

Published: 4/16/2018
The new store in Lawton, OK will be the company’s 50th location companywide and 10th store in Oklahoma.

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Better Sleep Council Kicks Off Better Sleep Month Campaign May 1

Published: 4/16/2018
The Better Sleep Month campaign, “Are You Better in Bed Than …?” will tune into the growing trend of getting 7-8 hours of quality sleep per night as a status symbol.

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Ron Carpenter founds eCommerce Sales Partners

Published: 4/16/2018
New organization provides specialized eCommerce account management, strategy development and sales representation for the home furnishings industry.

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Southern Furniture Introduces Outdoor Collection

Published: 4/15/2018
Outdoor living collection provides the same style details and comfort of their custom interior offerings while providing features that withstand the elements.

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How to Make Your Home Furnishings Website Stand Out Among the Competition

Published: 4/13/2018
Utilize technology solutions and apply these basic marketing techniques to get noticed by shoppers who research online before stepping inside a store.

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Ergomotion to Spotlight their Motion Bedroom Furniture at High Point

Published: 4/13/2018
Their Motion Bedroom Furniture delivers adjustability to any bed with its slim, zero-clearance design.

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Classic Brands to Launch New Collection of Upholstered Headboards at High Point

Published: 4/13/2018
Six designs created for easy delivery and to coordinate with growing boxed bed line.

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Kingsdown to Showcase Comprehensive bedMATCH Update at High Point Market

Published: 4/13/2018
The new system provides testing with 3-D technology designed to measure the body with a complete 360-degree scan.

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Harley-Davidson Drawing Timed for Benefit Event at High Point Market

Published: 4/13/2018
Grand prize winner to choose from 2018 motorcycle models.

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Twin Star Home to Show off new Adjustable Height Desks at High Point

Published: 4/13/2018
Showroom demonstrators do exercise sequences while they work.

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Surya Releases Spring 2018 Catalog in Time for High Point Market

Published: 4/13/2018
With 989 pages, the spring catalog includes more than 1,600 new accessories, an all-new ceiling lighting program, expanded accent furniture and wall hanging collections, and more.

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BDI Recognizes Sales Achievement with Inaugural Excellence Awards

Published: 4/13/2018
Three sales teams were recognized in a ceremony on Wednesday, prior to the start of the Spring High Point Market.

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REM-Fit Announces Partnership with Furniture Marketing Group

Published: 4/12/2018
Sleep tech brand and buying group project unparalleled growth.

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Fine Furniture Design Debuts ‘Wainscott’ Collection at Spring Market

Published: 4/12/2018
The 29-piece collection features 23 bedroom, dining room and occasional pieces as well as six complementary upholstery silhouettes.

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BarcaLounger Launches New Communications Campaign for High Point Market

Published: 4/12/2018
Campaign includes a new website, new social media pages and a comprehensive in-store point-of-purchase program.

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Celadon Moves to Expanded Permanent Showroom in High Point

Published: 4/12/2018
Celadon expanded its original space two-fold after their first showing 18 months ago.

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Nourison to Introduce New, Update Existing Collections High Point Market

Published: 4/12/2018
Nourison to introduce new collections for Barclay Butera, Studio NYC Design, and their own all-new rug collections Newport, Brentwood and Lido.

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Bivona & Company Expand ED Ellen Degeneres Baby Lifestyle Collection

Published: 4/12/2018
Four new additions to the line introduced.

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PERQ Teams with Who’s Up

Published: 4/12/2018
Who's Up is a full featured retail ‘up system’ and CRM (customer relationship management) tool for managing leads and in-store customers.

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Universal Furniture's Paradox Debuts at High Point

Published: 4/9/2018
The newest collection includes light, contemporary furnishings in the bedroom, dining and entertainment categories.

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Norwalk Furniture Highlights Four Textile Trends for High Point Market

Published: 4/9/2018
The four themes – Performance Pop, Ensign, Twilight and Llama Drama – will be featured in their HPMK showroom.

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Michael Amini and Jane Seymour Launch New Living Series

Published: 4/9/2018
New 4 collection series of over 125 SKU’s will be released under the brand Michael Amini - Jane Seymour LIVING.

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Twin Star Home Introduces Fire and Furnishing Options

Published: 4/9/2018
Introducing a new retro collection and three mini collections at the High Point Market.

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Myriad Software Releases Version 5.6

Published: 4/9/2018
Version 5.6, which will be on display at HPMK, includes several enhancements to their product, Eclicktic.

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Loloi to Introduce New Additions to ED Ellen DeGeneres Collection

Published: 4/9/2018
Premiering assortment of rugs and pillows at High Point Market.

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Ekornes Launches Stressless Dining at High Point

Published: 4/9/2018
Norwegian furniture manufacturer introduces Stressless comfort to dining area.

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Sealy Launches Augmented Reality Retailer Selling Tool

Published: 4/9/2018
Company will be demonstrating its new app at the Sealy Sofa Convertibles High Point show room during market.

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Nest Bedding Expands to the Seattle Market

Published: 4/8/2018
All-natural bed-in-a-box mattress brand opens its tenth brick-and-mortar store.

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Furniture First Launches Mobile Market App

Published: 4/8/2018
The app is a password-protected directory of Furniture First-approved partners at the High Point Market.

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Nourison Announces Two High Point Market Events

Published: 4/8/2018
Events are a Tea & Trends discussion panel with Barclay Butera and a Meet & Greet with the Portfolio by Nourison designers.

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Powell Home Fashions Celebrates 50 Years

Published: 4/6/2018
Powell will be hosting a 50th Golden Anniversary Cocktail Party at High Point Market on Friday, April 13, 2018.

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Mosaic Home Debuts at High Point Market

Published: 4/6/2018
Najarian Furniture's three hundred and twenty-four sku collection has been designed with smaller, more urban-scaled proportions.

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Bivona & Company Taps Leflein as National Sales Manager

Published: 4/6/2018
Leflein to broaden retail distribution into adult furniture market.

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Bunakara Announces High Point Market Introductions

Published: 4/6/2018
Introductions are inspired by traditional portuguese techniques and authentic materials.

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Castelle to Debut Barclay Butera Outdoor Collection During High Point Market

Published: 4/6/2018
The Palm Springs Collection will be presented for the first time in the Castelle High Point showroom.

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Hooker Furniture Debuts “Amani” Collection at High Point Market

Published: 4/6/2018
Ten occasional and home entertainment pieces round out the collection.

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Classic Brands to Launch First Fabric Upholstery Collection Under Decoro Brand

Published: 4/6/2018
The new collection includes a pair of two-seat sofas, and one chair that converts into a twin-size bed.

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Brooklyn Bedding Announces New Showroom at High Point

Published: 4/6/2018
Las Vegas Market success a catalyst to expanding wholesale business.

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Four Hands Debuts Over 400 Styles at High Point Furniture Market

Published: 4/6/2018
Will also feature their existing top-selling items, almost 2,000-3,000 items for viewing, in their 35,000 square foot showroom.

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Fine Furniture Design to Launch Esquire Home Collection

Published: 4/6/2018
50-piece Home Collection to debut at High Point Market.

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Danican to Feature Duo Impact Program for High Point Market Designers

Published: 4/5/2018
Introduces new TrueStuff Certified Organic linens to US and flexible, custom private–label container program for home furnishings designers.

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Durham Furniture Addresses Casual Lifestyles With ‘Escarpment’ Collection

Published: 4/5/2018
The 15-piece collection, characterized by its extremely distressed surfaces, is set to debut at High Point Market.

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Norwalk to Expand High Point Showroom to Accommodate Larger Company C Display

Published: 4/5/2018
The new 10,700-square-foot space will become Company C’s main showroom.

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Loloi Hosts Design Tour with Justina Blakeney at High Point

Published: 4/5/2018
Event, taking place on Saturday, April 14, to offer preview of new rug and pillow collections.

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Eclipse International Adds Supportive, Shock-Absorbing ‘Activcor’ to Luxury Van Vorst Mattress Line

Published: 4/5/2018
Material first used in luxury automobiles and high-end athletic sneakers.

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Italian Furniture Supplier Conarte America Announces Special Event with Designer David Santiago

Published: 4/5/2018
Santiago brings his Strictly Santi brand to Conarte with a new collection of home furnishings at High Point.

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Gold Bond Focuses on Cotton For Mattress Cushioning as Other Raw Material Costs Soar

Published: 4/5/2018
The family-owned producer is relying on cotton as an alternative to raw materials, which are seeing steep increases in price.

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Hooker Furniture Expands On The Success Of “Miramar” Collection

Published: 4/5/2018
Company is expanding their Miramar collection to four groups with addition of the “Los Olas” Group at the upcoming Spring Market.

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Abbyson Hosts High Point Market Event with Ivy and Leading Designers

Published: 4/5/2018
Event, titled “Creating a Business Model that Works for You”, will be held on Sunday, April 15th at 4:00 pm.

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Podium Announces Strategic Partnership with PROFITsystems

Published: 4/5/2018
Strengthens foothold in furniture retail industry.

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American Drew to Introduce Retreat-Style Collection at Spring Market

Published: 4/5/2018
Winter-launched Westwood makes its debut at High Point Market.

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Retro Designs and Modern Finishes Featured in Latest Hammary Collections

Published: 4/5/2018
11 New collections will debut at High Point Furniture Market.

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Kincaid Furniture to Reveals Nature-Inspired Trails Collection at Spring High Point Market

Published: 4/5/2018
New collection celebrates the authenticity of the outdoor lifestyle.

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Henredon Announces The David Kleinberg Collection For April 2018 Launch

Published: 4/5/2018
This debut 40-piece collection is comprised of 29 case pieces, 11 upholstery silhouettes, and 6 new lacquer finishes spanning living room, bedroom and dining room.

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New TruPetite Ultimate Power Recliner to be Unveiled at High Point Market

Published: 4/5/2018
The company claims it will be the first “true” petite size power recliner with lift feature designed for a small statured person to sit comfortably with their feet in contact with the floor.

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KAS Rugs Hosting Design Seminar & Lunch with Libby Langdon at High Point Market

Published: 4/5/2018
"Interior Design for Real Life – Solutions that Boost Client Satisfaction" to be held Sunday, April 15th at 12:30pm in the KAS Showroom.

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Malaysian International Furniture Fair Wraps up Biggest Show on High Note

Published: 4/5/2018
Another strong showing of exhibitors and buyers at Southeast Asia’s leading global furniture sourcing platform.

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Jordan’s Furniture Launches their 2018 Red Sox Promotion

Published: 4/2/2018
If the Red Sox pitch a No Hitter, all the furniture and mattresses you buy are FREE.

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New Business Intelligence Solution from STORIS Delivers Unified Data Analytics

Published: 4/2/2018
STORIS BI revamps the company’s approach to analytics, providing a solution that increases data accessibility and synthesizes analysis across selling channels.

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Gerry Borreggine & Bob Steelman Recognized for Extraordinary Service

Published: 4/2/2018
Both were honored at the 2018 ISPA EXPO Industry Breakfast.

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A.R.T. Furniture Announces Rozenboom as Senior VP of Product & Marketing

Published: 4/2/2018
Rozenboom was most recently with Berkshire Hathaway’s Larson-Juhl as Senior VP Global Merchandising & Product Development.

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Adam Tilley Appointed President of Stanley Furniture

Published: 4/2/2018
Mr. Tilley has over 20-years’ experience in the furniture industry, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Product and Marketing at A.R.T. Furniture Inc.

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New Expo Center Proposed for Downtown Las Vegas

Published: 4/2/2018
Proposal is for construction of a new 350,000-square-foot expo center (the “Expo Center”) in downtown Las Vegas adjacent to World Market Center Las Vegas.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 4/2/2018
The advance reports on retail and food services sales indicated a slight decline in February from January, but sales were up 4.0% from February 2017.

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Two New Therapedic Lines to Debut at High Point Market

Published: 4/1/2018
The two new sleep systems, TheraLuxeHD and Therawrap2, were soft-launched earlier at the Las Vegas winter market.

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Kindel Grand Rapids Introduces The Jeffery Roberts Collection

Published: 4/1/2018
The Jeffery Roberts Collection will be introduced at the High Point Furniture Market on April 13, 2018.

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E.S. Kluft Names New Vice President of Operations

Published: 4/1/2018
Luciano Saldana brings 30 years experience in leading mattress manufacturing operations.

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Fine Furniture Design Kicks Off Spring High Point Market with Esquire Home Collection Launch Event

Published: 4/1/2018
Special guests include the Esquire editorial team and noted Speed-Painter Dale Henry.

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Milliken Specialty Interiors Joins Sustainable Furnishings Council

Published: 4/1/2018
Also being honored by Unifi as a REPREVE Champion of Sustainability.

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Mark Stephens Promoted to President of Pride Family Brands

Published: 4/1/2018
Stephens will take over the leadership role previously held by Derek Ritzel who has left the company to pursue personal interests.

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Valdese Weavers Names Reynolds Vice President of Design

Published: 4/1/2018
Reynolds has been with the company for 24 years, the past seven years as senior creative director.

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Bradington-Young to Show 30 New Products At Spring High Point Market

Published: 4/1/2018
The collection of nearly 30 new motion pieces include sofas, recliners, club chairs, swivel chairs and ottomans will be available in the company’s broad leather offering.

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Furniture, Lighting and Home Décor Introductions Take Center Stage in Commerce & Design Showrooms at High Point Market

Published: 4/1/2018
Nearly three dozen showrooms are debuting hundreds of home furnishings and accessories product lines in the Commerce & Design (C&D).

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Brooklyn Bedding Launches Brand Video

Published: 4/1/2018
Video quickly amassed over 1 million views on Facebook.

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Two New Executives Named at OW Lee

Published: 4/1/2018
Leisa McCollister has been named Vice President of Marketing, and Paul Rogers has been named Vice President of Product Development.

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Customatic Hires New Senior Electrical and Project Engineer

Published: 3/30/2018
Dan Riley, a former product engineer with a leading mattress manufacturer joins its growing engineering and product design team.

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Universal Announces New Collection, Called ‘Spaces'

Published: 3/30/2018
The new collection, which includes furniture befitting a first home or a high-rise apartment, will debut at High Point Market.

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King Koil Names Two Regional Sales Managers

Published: 3/30/2018
Sales leaders bring experience from E.S. Kluft, Simmons & Sealy.

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United Furniture Among 32 New/Expanded Showrooms Debuting in IHFC During April High Point Market

Published: 3/30/2018
United Furniture has expanded from 60,000 square feet to a new 80,000-square-foot showroom.

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Hickory Chair Debuts Suzanne Kasler's Paris Collection

Published: 3/30/2018
The new collection is a sophisticated blend of intricately detailed, hand-crafted wood products, as well as tailored upholstered pieces.

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Protect-A-Bed Brings Premium Pillow Line to High Point

Published: 3/30/2018
The new offering features 3 new pillow lines, each with integrated cooling fabrics and five fill variations designed to deliver the specific support, comfort and adjustability each customer needs.

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Surya to Debut Over 400 New Rugs and Accessories at High Point

Published: 3/30/2018
The Surya showroom will feature new and expanded rug collections, an all-new ceiling lighting assortment, fresh wall hanging and accent furniture designs, and more.

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ASFD Unveils New Tools and Special Events

Published: 3/30/2018
Revamped website, collaborative market event and designer showcase created to elevate furniture designers and innovative product design.

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HG Holdings, Inc. Announces 2017 Results

Published: 3/30/2018
HG Holdings was formerly known as Stanley Furniture Company before selling substantially all of its assets to Churchill Downs LLC.

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Symbol Promotes Hrkman to New VP Role

Published: 3/30/2018
Symbol promoted Roxanne Hrkman to the newly created post of Vice President of Demand Management to enhance value and service to customers.

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Norwalk Furniture to Debut Customizable Upholstered Bed Program at Spring 2018 High Point Market

Published: 3/30/2018
The Twilight Bed Program provides consumers with the ability to design their own custom upholstered beds with over 1,150 options.

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Rizzy Home Partners with Connie Post on a New Merchandising Solution for Furniture Retailers

Published: 3/30/2018
New program kicks off this Market in High Point with Post’s first-ever area rug collection.

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Spring Air Break with Corsicana

Published: 3/30/2018
The Break is part of broader strategy of developing stronger partnerships with independent manufacturers.

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Legends to Launch 50 Piece Collection in High Point

Published: 3/26/2018
The cross category collection includes three different beds with multiple cases and mirrors, two dining tables with an array of chair options, several accent pieces, and numerous entertainment and occasional offerings.

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ASID California North Announces Event to Benefit to Rebuild Wine Country

Published: 3/26/2018
The first of three fundraising events is March 27, 2018 at The Great Northern SF Venue.

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Fifth Annual Hospitality Link Event Introduces Hospitality/Contract Designers and Buyers to Las Vegas Resources

Published: 3/26/2018
Three-day program facilitates sourcing between contract buyers, designers and leading showrooms.

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Brands Must Show Loyalty to Earn Loyalty

Published: 3/26/2018
According to Alliance Data’s New Consumer Study, Gen Z and Millennials have been empowered by unique experiences, technology, and the power of choice to engage brands and experience loyalty in truly new ways.

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Salesfloor Launches New Solution for Independent Retailers

Published: 3/26/2018
Associate App already used by leading national retailers, now available to small and medium sized retail stores.

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Bienenstock Furniture Library Announces 2018 Interior Design Competition Winners

Published: 3/26/2018
$5,000 and $1,500 scholarships awarded in the Interior Design Competition.

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CORY Named Carrier of the Year

Published: 3/26/2018
Cory was named Bob’s Carrier Partner of the Year at the annual Bob’s Discount Furniture Partners in Progress awards dinner.

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Shifman Mattress Company Celebrates 125 Years

Published: 3/26/2018
In order to celebrate this milestone, Shifman will showcase a 125th Anniversary Limited Edition mattress set at its High Point showroom in April.

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Hooker Furniture Adds 40 Pieces to ‘Melange’ Collection at Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/26/2018
New styles inspired by five marketplace micro trends.

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Pearson Reveals The Tony Duquette Collection

Published: 3/26/2018
This collection of sculptural upholstery is the first licensed collection for Pearson.

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New and Expanded Lines to Debut in Showplace at Spring 2018 High Point Market

Published: 3/26/2018
Product introductions include furniture, accessories, rugs and outdoor lines.

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Universal Announces April Market Events

Published: 3/26/2018
Five days of educational and social programs highlight Spring 2018.

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David Cosenza Jr. Earns Consulting Role at Planned Furniture Promotions

Published: 3/26/2018
In the role of Senior Consultant, he will work directly with clients of the firm to develop strategies for business reinvention, retirement, remodeling, store closings or complete liquidations.

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High Point Market Announces Strategic Partnership with Fashion Snoops

Published: 3/26/2018
This formal relationship will provide High Point Market attendees and followers with year-round access to vital trend resources from Fashion Snoops.

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Mattress1One Enhances Finance Offering to Feature Store-Branded Credit Card

Published: 3/26/2018
Mattress1One and TD Bank's expanded partnership will now include a customized, Mattress1One-branded credit card.

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Whitewood / John Thomas Furniture Teams Up with Design Personality for DIY Videos

Published: 3/26/2018
Teams up with Heather Daily to bring DIY back to life through a series of “how-to” videos.

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Remacro Machinery & Technology Opens New Showroom in High Point

Published: 3/26/2018
New showroom, opening April 12th, will be located at 207 South Main Street, High Point, next to the Main street IHFC building.

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Loloi Previews High Point Market Introductions with New Landing Page

Published: 3/25/2018
The page highlights some of Loloi’s rug and pillow collections that buyers and designers can expect to see in April.

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Spectra Home Creates Seminars for Retailers and Designers

Published: 3/25/2018
Set to present pair of educational events at High Point Market.

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Jerome’s Furniture Opens First Riverside County Dream Shop in Temecula

Published: 3/25/2018
Location marks fourth stand-alone mattress store after locations in San Diego County exceed expectations.

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Surya Announces Spring High Point Market Events

Published: 3/25/2018
Event agenda includes a lighting talk with Candice Olson, a rug CEU and eDesign panel discussion.

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Nourison Introduces Studio NYC Design Organic Modern Collection at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 3/25/2018
Studio NYC Design features rugs, pillows and throws with an organic, modern and nature-inspired feel.

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Warren Coomber Joins Furniture First Staff

Published: 3/25/2018
Joins as Director of Sleep Products and Mattress 1st Stores.

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Gabriella White, LLC Launches Wendy Jane by Gabby Collection

Published: 3/25/2018
The new curated collection of indoor and outdoor performance pillows to premiere during High Point Market.

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WithIt Announces Education Breakfast Features

Published: 3/21/2018
New York Times best-selling author Justina Blakeney to be the guest speaker for the organization’s biannual High Point Market Educational Breakfast.

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Valdese Weavers Names Executive Hires and Promotions

Published: 3/21/2018
Ray Barnette, Jennifer Gwynn and Todd Irvin Promoted; Roger Berrier Jr, hired.

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Sealy Sofa Convertibles Adds Industry-Standard Sizes for Queen and Double Size Mattresses

Published: 3/21/2018
With the move, standard queen and full sheets will fit their sofa convertibles.

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The Pantone Color Institute Introduces PANTONEVIEW home + interiors 2019

Published: 3/19/2018
Each annual issue provides targeted color direction for home furnishings and interior design.

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EGGER Breaks Ground on U.S. Corporate Office Building in North Carolina

Published: 3/19/2018
New Office, scheduled for completion in early 2019, expands the company's U.S. presence to better serve North American customers.

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Designer Lisa Kahn Featured in USA Today’s Annual Home Magazine

Published: 3/19/2018
The publication hit newsstands March 13, 2018.

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OW Lee Wins Three Platinum and One Gold ADEX Awards

Published: 3/18/2018
Platinum and Gold awarded to the Pacifica and Casual Fireside collections.

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Fine Furniture Design Names Chris Miller President

Published: 3/18/2018
Miller has 25 years of experience in sales and marketing with brands like Rowe Fine Furniture and Four Hands.

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TrendWatch Vignettes Highlight Consumer Lifestyles at Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/18/2018
IMC’s signature trends forecast program to feature three themes and accompanying products that correspond with the everyday life stages of home furnishings buyers.

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

Published: 3/17/2018
Stars Under the Stars is offering two unique nights of entertainment at Spring Market, April 14 - 18, 2018.

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Decorating Den Interiors Names Two New Vice Presidents

Published: 3/17/2018
Also announces Senior Executive retirement and other promotions.

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The Furniture Training Company Releases New Retail Management Essentials Course

Published: 3/17/2018
Cloud-based course for new and experienced home furnishings retail managers.

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Sam Moore to Showcase 40 New Upholstery Styles at Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/17/2018
The new silhouettes will be presented throughout six trend-inspired vignettes in the company’s showroom.

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BedGear Hires New Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Published: 3/17/2018
Joseph Codispoti, a specialist in intellectual property strategy, to oversee the protection of BedGear’s product offerings.

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Steinreich Communications Adds to Home Furnishings Team with Addition of Former Furniture Today Editor

Published: 3/17/2018
Larry Thomas brings nearly 30 years of bedding & case goods experience to High Point office.

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TŌV Furniture Announces High Point Market Debut

Published: 3/17/2018
The fashionable furniture company secures ground floor space in the Showplace building

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McArthur Fine Furniture & Interiors Owners Retiring

Published: 3/17/2018
Ted and Theresa Pound to retire; passing the torch to their sons, Robert and Darin.

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Agio Taps Jim Kemp for Product Development VP

Published: 3/17/2018
Industry Veteran’s focus to be Agio’s specialty business.

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Jeff Foxworthy Home Collection among Main Street Properties Debuts for Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/17/2018
New furniture collection to highlight “comforts of home”.

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Badgley Mischka Home Opens New Furnishings Gallery in the Pacific Design Center

Published: 3/17/2018
New furnishings gallery opens just in time for this month’s West Week, Mar. 21 - 22.

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Judge Sets June Compliance Deadline for Formaldehyde Rule

Published: 3/17/2018
A Federal Judge has signed an agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Sierra Club, setting a new June 1, 2018, compliance deadline for the federal formaldehyde rule and settling a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club last October.

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Spring Air Rejoins International Sleep Products Association

Published: 3/17/2018
Rejoins the ISPA after nine-year hiatus.

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High Point Market Inaugurates “The Point” with Robust April Line-up

Published: 3/17/2018
A ribbon cutting event is scheduled for Friday, Apr. 13, at 12 pm, with a special welcome by comedian and TV show host Jeff Foxworthy.

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WithIt Board Establishes Scholarship Fund in Memory of Member Kathi Cunningham

Published: 3/17/2018
The scholarship will specifically be used for the registration fee to the WithIt Professional Conference for women who need financial assistance to be able to attend.

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Spectra Home Promotes Trio Of Executives

Published: 3/16/2018
Dennis Pressley, Greg Curry, and Jeff Braica promoted to support newly expanded business profile after merging with Palatial Furniture.

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Grako International Opens Second Showroom at High Point Market

Published: 3/16/2018
Grako’s new showroom will be making its High Point Market debut in space 306 at The Atrium.

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Eclipse International Targets Affordable Luxury With 3 Complete Collections

Published: 3/16/2018
New offering delivers high-end designs to retail for less than $3,500.

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Abbyson Expands Global Manufacturing with New Vietnam Operations

Published: 3/13/2018
Newly established office will oversee all current factories and future factories in Vietnam.

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City of High Point Recognizes “Green” Showroom

Published: 3/13/2018
Hickory White wins Green Market Award for efficient handling of trash and recycling.

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Boston Interiors Announces New Contemporary Furniture Collection "301 Modern"

Published: 3/13/2018
The collection consists of upholstery, dining and bedroom collections as well as coordinating accessories for each, including rugs and lighting.

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Hamilton-Wrenn Showrooms Highlight Upscale Introductions, CEU Educational Opportunities, and Customizable Product Lines

Published: 3/13/2018
A new signature event, Third Night: A Progressive Gala, is also planned for Spring Market in the Hamilton-Wrenn Design District.

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CASTELLE Announces Launch of Latest Collaboration - Biltmore by Castelle

Published: 3/13/2018
Castelle is partnering with Biltmore to create an outdoor collection drawn from the classic architectural elements of George Vanderbilt's endlessly-inspiring estate.

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Protect-A-Bed to Showcase 40-Pillow Program at New York Home Fashions Market

Published: 3/13/2018
At the event (March 19-22, 2018), the company will showcase their "SleepTailor" system, which pairs customers with pillows perfect for their height, body types, and sleeping styles.

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Bienenstock Furniture Library Announces 2018 Furniture Design Competition Winners

Published: 3/13/2018
$5,000 and $1,500 scholarships awarded.

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International Sleep Products Association Hires New Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs

Published: 3/11/2018
Clarke, an attorney, will direct the Association’s state and federal governmental affairs efforts and represent ISPA and the mattress industry.

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Fine Furniture Design Partners With Esquire to Launch Home Furnishings Line

Published: 3/11/2018
The 50-piece furniture collection will debut at the 2018 Spring High Point Market in April.

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Jordan’s Furniture Offers Free Black Panther Screening to Boston Public School Students

Published: 3/11/2018
Over 500 students were treated to a special screening at the Tempurpedic IMAX Theater at Jordan's Furniture in Reading MA.

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FFO Home to Open Store in Memphis

Published: 3/11/2018
The Memphis store will be the company's 49th store and 2nd store in Tennessee along with the location in Jackson.

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Stephanie Thompson Joins PERQ as Vice President of Client Success

Published: 3/11/2018
Thompson will lead a broad initiative to refine and expand client onboarding, data reporting and lifecycle processes.

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

Published: 3/11/2018
Returning for its sixth Market, the High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour program will bring ten design bloggers to High Point Market for a 2-day tour of sponsoring showrooms.

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King Koil Ramps up Operations Team with Three Exec Appointments

Published: 3/11/2018
Vidoli promoted to VP; Gagnon will manage Arizona plant; Canevit to lead it, administrative & production initiatives.

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New Logo for Mega Motion Signals Moves to Strengthen Brand

Published: 3/11/2018
Mega Motion will be realigning their furniture retail products under the Mega Motion brand name.

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Classy Art's High Point Kickoff Party Date Changed

Published: 3/11/2018
This year's High Point Market Kick Off Party will be moved from its regular Thursday evening to a new permanent time of Friday evenings.

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Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Offerings Scheduled for Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/11/2018
Beginning on Saturday, April 14 and continuing through Tuesday, April 17, 20 seminars and five designer-hosted tours will be open to market attendees.

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Salesfloor Launches New Solution for Independent Retailers

Published: 3/11/2018
Associate App already used by leading national retailers, now available to small and medium sized retail stores.

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Isuzu to Display Electric Truck At NTEA

Published: 3/11/2018
Isuzu launches monitoring electrified N-Series.

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Chick-Fil-A's Lifeshape Executive to Keynote High Point Market Prayer Breakfast

Published: 3/7/2018
"He Who Serves Best Profits Most," will be the message theme at the 24th annual Prayer Breakfast, set for 7 AM Friday, April 13.

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Case Goods and Contract Furnishings Manufacturer, Whitewood Industries, Sells Company To Employees

Published: 3/7/2018
The privately-owned company has been sold to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

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Hooker Furniture to Debut Antiquing-Inspired "Beaumont" collection at April High Point Market

Published: 3/7/2018
45-piece whole home collection is a curated group of pieces inspired by American antiques.

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Kane’s Appoints New Manager for Case Goods

Published: 3/7/2018
Dianne Martin was most recently a buyer with a regional retailer with American Signature where she specialized in master and youth bedroom furniture.

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Norwalk Furniture and The Color Marketing Group to Host Color Zest Workshop at Spring High Point Market

Published: 3/3/2018
The free event will take place Monday, April 16 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Norwalk Furniture showroom located at IHFC, Main 108.

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Youth Manufacturer Maxwood debuts XL/Queen line and Export Direct Program at Highpoint Spring Market

Published: 3/3/2018
Maxwood hopes to capture the small living trend with new products for youth and young adults.

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Malouf Expands Distribution Space to Nearly 3 Million Square Feet with Acquisition of Ohio Property

Published: 3/3/2018
Located in a suburb of Columbus, the facility adds just over 1 million square feet of space between two warehouse buildings on 125 acres to the company's distribution portfolio.

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Hooker Furniture Unveils 'New Traditional' Styling Approach for Spring 2018 High Point Market Upholstery Introductions

Published: 3/3/2018
New silhouettes feature mixed materials and updated style.

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Palm Springs Rattan Rebrands to Watermark Living

Published: 3/3/2018
Major rebranding initiative will debut with a new catalog, website and showroom at April High Point Market

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Stanley Furniture Announces Closing of Sale of Substantially All of Its Assets

Published: 3/3/2018
The purchase price consisted of approximately $10.8 million in cash, a subordinated promissory note in the principal amount of approximately $7.4 million, and a 5% equity interest in Churchill Downs LLC’s post-closing ultimate parent company.

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Hickory Chair Celebrates the Legacy of the Hampton Brands

Published: 3/3/2018
​The two companies have made the decision to part ways in order to pursue opportunities outside of their specific agreements.

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Consort to Launch Consort Furniture Collection

Published: 3/3/2018
New 44-piece furniture line handcrafted in the US will be available through the online shop and in the Los Angeles and New York retail stores Summer 2018.

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BedGear Launches Partnership with Mattress Warehouse

Published: 3/2/2018
New Performance Sleep Shops gives customers a hands-on opportunity to get professionally fit with BedGear's Performance Sleep System.

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CORY Appoints Luisa Solana VP Client Relations

Published: 3/2/2018
Solana began her career as a Dispatcher/Router at Cory in January of 2007 and quickly advanced into managerial positions within Cory.

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Registration Now Open for The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart’s 4th Annual Outdoor Design Conference

Published: 3/2/2018
Day-Long Event Showcasing the Best in Outdoor Residential Design Set for March 8.

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InterHall Spring Introductions Highlight Cross-Category Innovations During April High Point Market

Published: 3/2/2018
Product lines include upholstery, case goods, rugs, lighting and art.

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High Point Market Announces Keynote Series for Spring Market 2018

Published: 3/2/2018
This season’s educational series features headliners Trisha Yearwood and Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet, in two dynamic events.

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Natura Expands Retail Reach with Addition of 123 Art Van Furniture, Art Van Pure Sleep Stores In Midwest

Published: 3/2/2018
Four key Natura models, designed for Art Van Furniture, will be featured on the retailer's floor.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 3/2/2018
The national retail results continue to show decent growth and both consumer confidence reports were very positive.

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Indiana Furniture Names Paula Schmidt as New Director of Marketing

Published: 3/2/2018
Schmidt has more than 20 years of experience in creative marketing, voice of the customer, promotion, and more.

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Designer Richard Frinier Wins Platinum

Published: 3/2/2018
Studio collection of Sunbrella Fabrics wins ADEX Platinum Design Excellence Award.

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WithIt Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Published: 3/2/2018
They Announced Pamela Thomas, Supply Chain Director at Universal Furniture, as 2018 President as well as the addition of several new vice presidents.

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Isuzu Announces 2018 and 2019 Model Lineup

Published: 3/1/2018
Low-cab-forward lineup includes two EPA-certified diesel engines and a gasoline engine alternative.

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 Canadian Furniture Show

Published: 2/27/2018
The only national furniture show in Canada will be held from Friday to Sunday, May 25 to 27, 2018, in Toronto.

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IHFRA Honors Emmet Root with 2018 Icon Award

Published: 2/24/2018
Award to be presented at Furniture Industry Awards Gala on April 16.

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Forward Space Opens New Showroom in Design Center at the Merchandise Mart

Published: 2/24/2018
Global office furniture provider expands Midwest presence with multifaceted showroom.

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SSA Reports Showroom Growth Rate Over Previous Winter Market

Published: 2/24/2018
Reports 9% Attendance growth with over 500 buyer groups.

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Furniture First Launches Second Performance Group for Members

Published: 2/24/2018
The "Beta" performance group follows the success of the "Alpha" group, which held its first meeting in June 2017.

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High Point Market and ASID Announce Design Viewpoints Series Sessions for Spring Market 2018

Published: 2/24/2018
On tap for the series are four seminars led by design industry experts to help you improve your business.

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Protect-A-Bed Bolsters International Sales with Tech Talent

Published: 2/24/2018
Information Technology Director moves to increase sales abroad.

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Decor-Rest Moves Into Two New Product Categories

Published: 2/24/2018
With Expansion, company is also moving into a brand new showroom for Spring Market.

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Purecare Expands to New 120,000 Sq.Ft. Headquarters in Arizona

Published: 2/24/2018
Move provides a six-time expansion in space from 20,000 Sq.Ft to 120,000.

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Malouf CEO Sam Malouf Earns Professional Achievement Award

Published: 2/24/2018
At an event on February 2, Sam Malouf was awarded the Professional Achievement Award from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.

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Klaussner Recently Launched Customer Rewards Program

Published: 2/24/2018
Program designed to drive incremental sales with Dealers.

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Ante4autism Event Raises $137,981 at 10th Annual Event

Published: 2/24/2018
Kids and families impacted by Autism will once again be the true winners from the event.

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Nationwide Invests in Industry Leading Digital Platform
and Announces New President at PRIMETIME

Published: 2/24/2018
Group invests in Retailer Web Services and Tom Hickman Tapped as new President.

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FHFRA Honors Baer's Furniture as Retailer of the Year

Published: 2/24/2018
The Florida Home Furnishings Representatives Association donates a portion of the event's proceeds to Baer's choice, City of Hope.

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Sean O'Connor, Brad Miller Join Furniture Fellowship Prayer Breakfast Board

Published: 2/23/2018
This year's prayer breakfast is set for Friday morning, April 13 at 7 a.m.

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Wayfair Recognizes Top Designs in Fourth Annual Wayfair Professional Tastemaker Awards

Published: 2/23/2018
Industry luminaries Barbara Corcoran, Hadley Keller and Stephen Sousa to identify leading talents in commercial and residential design.

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Southerland to Manufacture Gel Matrix Line for Intellibed

Published: 2/23/2018
New partnership will help expand innovative bedding line's distribution.

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IHFRA Announces Rising Star Rep Award Winners for April 16 Furniture Industry Awards Gala

Published: 2/23/2018
Nominations were received from various sectors of the furniture industry including retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives.

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IHFRA Legacy Awards To Be Presented at Furniture Industry Awards Gala

Published: 2/23/2018
IHFRA's Legacy Award is presented to a sales representative who has been on the road for 30+ years and is still active in the furniture industry.

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Chris Pelcher Appointed Executive Vice President - General Manager Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture

Published: 2/23/2018
Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture were purchased late last year by Art Van Furniture.

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American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Two Stores and Moves One

Published: 2/19/2018
One store moves from Stuart, FL, to nearby Port St. Lucie; 2 new stores open in Cranston, Rhode Island and Topeka, KS.

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Cooperstein Joins Dimplex North America

Published: 2/19/2018
Howie Cooperstein has joined Dimplex North America as Vice President of Retail Sales.

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Man Wah Furniture Partners with Comedian Jeff Foxworthy

Published: 2/19/2018
Will launch the Jeff Foxworthy Home Collection this April at High Point Market.

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Surya To Launch Ceiling Lighting for Spring 2018

Published: 2/19/2018
The new collection includes 50 chandeliers and pendants at a wide range of price points in four styles – modern, traditional, transitional, and updated traditional.

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Casual Market Shifting & Growing at Las Vegas Market

Published: 2/19/2018
Industry roundtable explores shifting production cycle for Winter debuts.

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The Better Sleep Council Launches New Sleep Blog

Published: 2/19/2018
Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International Sleep Products Association announces Better Sleep Council Blog.

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King Koil Names Ron Bruneau EVP Of Operations

Published: 2/19/2018
Industry veteran will direct corporate operations and oversee new Arizona factory.

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E.S. Kluft Unveils New Look at Flagship Bloomingdale's Manhattan Store

Published: 2/19/2018
75-foot illuminated NY skyline dominates new shop-in-shop concept.

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Sunbrella and Ballard Designs Launch Indoor Performance Upholstery Collection

Published: 2/19/2018
More than 100 fabrics available for custom upholstery and fabric by the yard.

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AICO Honors Sales Professionals

Published: 2/19/2018
The most prestigious honor, "Sales Professional of the Year 2017", was presented to Luke Wolanski, who has been representing AICO in IL, IN and WI for over 9 years.

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imm cologne 2018 Recap

Published: 2/19/2018
In total, around 125,000 attended the event, achieving a slight increase in visitors compared to 2016 despite Storm Friederike on Thursday and the resulting transportation difficulties.

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FFO Home Opens 48th Store in St. Joseph

Published: 2/18/2018
14th store in in the great state of Missouri will have a grand opening on March 1st.

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Therapedic Launches 2 New Collections at Las Vegas Market

Published: 2/18/2018
Launched its new TheraLuxe HD and Therawrap2 collections.

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Art Van Elslander, Founder of Art Van Furniture, Passes Away at 87

Published: 2/13/2018
A pioneer retailer and master promoter, he was widely respected in the furniture industry for his creative approach to marketing.

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IFTLC Announces its 58th Annual International Conference of Furniture Transportation and Logistics Managers

Published: 2/12/2018
IFTLC's 58th annual conference will be held May 9th to 11th, at Lago Mar Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Brooklyn Bedding Delivers on Mattress Industry’s Emerging Trends in New Collection

Published: 2/12/2018
Eco-friendly materials and customization key to new partnership with Furniture First.

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Nourison Certified by RFMS and QFLOORS

Published: 2/12/2018
Certification makes it easier for Nourison to integrate with dealers using RFMS, QFLOORS and/or other software that support the fcB2B X12 standard.

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Ameriwood Home To Launch Two Mid-Century Modern Style Collections

Published: 2/12/2018
Vaughn and Atlas collections to launch mid-February.

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FFO Home Acquires Service Furniture and Bedding, Inc.

Published: 2/12/2018
The acquisition includes 13 stores operating under the Furniture Liquidators banner, and 15 Mattress and More Bedding stores.

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High Point Market Announces Two New Programs for Spring Market 2018

Published: 2/12/2018
One event is focused on education and Market resources and the other focused on networking and showroom discovery.

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HFA Welcomes New Board Members

Published: 2/12/2018
Officers and board members officially began their terms on Jan. 1, 2018.

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Kingsdown Strikes Private Label Partnership with 22-Store Retailer Mattress Land

Published: 2/12/2018
Under deal, Kingsdown will manufacture 14 mattresses for retailer’s ‘Sleepfit’ line.

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Dovetail Triples Showroom Space at High Point Market

Published: 2/12/2018
Home furnishings supplier moves to 16,000-square-foot-showroom in Market Square-MS142.

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Purple Launches Premium Comfort Mattresses

Published: 2/12/2018
New mattress design combines hyper-elastic polymer technology with proprietary responsive support coil system.

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Malouf’s Forging Freedom Event Raises Over $120,000 to Combat Child Trafficking

Published: 2/12/2018
On Jan. 28, Malouf invited its partners and friends to its showroom space at the World Market Center to learn about this vast and growing global issue.

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Alibaba Takes 15% Stake in Easyhome

Published: 2/12/2018
New Retail brings customers fully converged O2O home improvement experience.

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Arthur Rome Retires from Rome Furniture

Published: 2/12/2018
Longtime President of Rome Furniture retired after 45 years working for the family-owned Rome Furniture.

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Out with the Old in 2018: Flexible Financing to Drive Revenue

Published: 2/12/2018
Furniture retailers hoping for the uptick in customer interest in the new year must have the processes in place to ensure that they are able to convert that interest into sales.

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41st CIFF Guangzhou, March 18-31st, to be Split Into Two Phases

Published: 2/11/2018
The first phase (March 18 -21), will feature home furniture, home decor & home textiles, outdoor & leisure furniture; The second phase (28 to 31 March) will feature office furniture, commercial furniture, hotel furniture and furniture machinery & raw materials.

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imm cologne 2018 Announces Winners of the 15th Pure Talents Contest

Published: 2/11/2018
The international jury selected the winners from the shortlist of 20 entries by design students and young graduates from Germany and other European countries.

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International Exhibitors Widens Variety and Trends at Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2018

Published: 2/11/2018
The March 8-11 event expands show by 25% to 100,000sqm.

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Mod Mom Furniture and Little Colorado Announce Licensing Partnership

Published: 2/11/2018
Partnering with Little Colorado provides the opportunity to expand production and distribution of existing and new designs throughout the United States and Canada.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 2/11/2018
The retail results from national reports continue to show nice steady growth.

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Ashley HomeStore Celebrates 800th Store Opening

Published: 2/11/2018
Tijuana (Rio), Mexico location adds to the more than 250 HomeStores internationally.

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Nationwide Marketing Group Acquires Digital Partner Site on Time

Published: 2/11/2018
New investment to spawn digital advantages for nationwide members.

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Jordan’s Furniture Launches 2018 Double Play Youth Baseball Donation Program

Published: 2/11/2018
In partnership with the Red Sox Foundation’s Reviving Baseball In Inner Cities (RBI) Program, baseball equipment will be distributed to over 2,000 inner-city youth.

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CASTELLE Launches Interactive Custom Draping Tool

Published: 2/11/2018
New tool offers the ability to customize any collection piece within the entire handcrafted outdoor furnishings brand with thousands of options in a virtual and printed format.

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Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance Announce Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement and the Retailer of the Year Awards

Published: 2/11/2018
Awards gala will be held the day before the Canadian Furniture Show on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

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Rem-Fit Partners with TGen in Technology Driven Study

Published: 2/11/2018
ZEEQ Smart Pillow set to aid researchers in understanding the science behind sleep.

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IMC Appoints Liz Silver Director of Leasing for Handmade at Las Vegas Market

Published: 2/3/2018
Silver is a 20-year wholesale craft industry veteran who has held positions with both the American Craft Council (ACC) and George Little Management.

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J&J Furniture to close after 51 years in Mobile

Published: 2/3/2018
The family owned 4 stores and 100,000 square foot distribution center are closing.

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Najarian Furniture Appoints Excecutive VP of Operations, National Sales VP

Published: 2/3/2018
Promotes Michael Lawrence to the role of Executive Vice-President of Operations and engaged Carlos Dominguez to the position of National Sales Vice President.

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HFA Announces Call for 2018 Retailer of the Year Nominations

Published: 2/3/2018
Nominations are due by April 18 and awards will be presented on Saturday, September 15 at the HFA’s Insights Experience in Minneapolis.

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Eclipse International Launches Luxury Bedding Line Called ‘Velika’

Published: 2/3/2018
New program addresses space & customization with bricks-and-clicks strategy.

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High Point Market Announces New Product Premiere Program, Twitter Chat for Spring Market 2018

Published: 2/3/2018
Focusing on new products being debuted at Spring Market (April 14-18) this program will give attendees a sneak peek of what to expect at the April show.

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Las Vegas Market Honors Exceptional Temporary Booth Design

Published: 2/3/2018
Eleven best booth awards recognize excellence & creativity.

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Busiest-Ever Las Vegas Market Records Striking Attendance Gains

Published: 2/3/2018
Buoyant Winter Market registers 13%+ growth in buyer turnout; strong order-writing & record breaking number of exhibitors.

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AICO Bestows Annual Honors

Published: 2/2/2018
The Employee of the Year award was presented to AICO’s Customer Service Manager, Nelly Herrera; The Spirit of Excellence was awarded to Veronica Guzman Villanueva, AICO’s Assistant Customer Service Manager.

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King Koil to Open a New Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

Published: 2/2/2018
Plant will make products to serve western retail partners.

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Nadeau President Brian Pickler Accepted into Forbes Los Angeles Business Council

Published: 2/2/2018
Organization is an invitation-only community for small business owners in the Greater Los Angeles area.

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IFDA Educational Foundation Announces its 2018 Scholarship Program

Published: 2/2/2018
Seven high-achieving design students at accredited colleges will share $12,500 in scholarships this year.

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PERQ Develops Website Provider Partner Program

Published: 2/2/2018
Partner program delivers online guided shopping experience to home furnishings consumers.

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Manwah/Cheers Expands Management Team to support Company Growth

Published: 2/2/2018
Bill Patrick has joined as Senior VP of National Accounts; Henry Stern, joins the company as VP of National Accounts.

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ICFA Names Morris Director of Operations

Published: 2/2/2018
Michele Morris provided support to AHFA’s public relations and marketing functions for 18 years.

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Blue Bell Mattress Promotes Two of its Sales Directors to Vice President.

Published: 2/2/2018
Both Leah Shaffer and Jonathan Gaspari have been named vice president of sales for Blue Bell.

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Art Van Furniture Opens New Flagship Store in Canton, MI

Published: 2/2/2018
Two-story, 70,000 square foot showroom first to be built in retailer’s home state from ground up in 20 years.

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Serta Simmons Bedding Issues Outlook for 2018 U.S. Sleep Market

Published: 2/2/2018
Predicts continued growth for the almost $9 billion bedding industry.

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NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw to be Keynote Speaker at American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Induction Celebration

Published: 2/2/2018
Will headline the 2018 Lead with Vision Induction Celebration on Oct. 14 during the High Point Market.

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RC Willey Home Furnishing Opens New Store in Sacramento, CA

Published: 2/2/2018
New location is a cornerstone of new Delta Shores development on I-5.

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Emily Morrow Home Launches Home Decor Shopping Site

Published: 2/2/2018
Profits from Emily Morrow Home purchases help breast cancer patients and their families.

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Michael-Cleary Expands Presence in The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart

Published: 2/2/2018
Residential design showroom relocates to larger space within themart; broadens product offering.

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Ante4autism Event Raises Over $130,000, Sets New Record at 10th Annual Event

Published: 2/2/2018
Todd Gerdes from Restonic takes home Grand Champions plaque.

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Sleep Number and NFL Announce Partnership to Emphasize the Importance of Sleep on Player Performance

Published: 2/2/2018
Sleep Number named the Official Sleep and Wellness Partner of the NFL.

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Consumers’ Habits Indicate Home is Where the Bar is

Published: 1/25/2018
With more people entertaining at home, this affords a big opportunity for the home furnishings industry to sell products that make it easier for people to play host from the comfort of their homes.

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PureCare Expands Showroom and Design Center at Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2018
PureCare expands their showroom, offers retailers’ hands-on design center and welcomes spink & edgar mattresses in Vegas.

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ZUO Moves to Building A for Las Vegas Winter Market

Published: 1/25/2018
To announce and celebrate company’s move, they have created a busy event schedule for market attendees.

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Nicholas Gonzalez, Star of ABC’s Hit TV Show “The Good Doctor” to play in Ante4Autism Event

Published: 1/25/2018
The 10th Annual Ante4autism poker tournament takes place at the Golden Nugget, Saturday, January, 27th, 2018.

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STORIS 9.9 Release Delivers Key Functionality to Competitive Marketplace

Published: 1/25/2018
STORIS 9.9 will be available for demonstration at the upcoming Las Vegas Market starting January 27, 2018.

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Magniflex to Unveil Their Nuvola Collection at Upcoming Las Vegas Market.

Published: 1/25/2018
The Nuvola collection contains unique components such as Thermic fabric and Aquabreeze foam.

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Magniflex Unveils Rinnova Collection at Las Vegas Market.

Published: 1/25/2018
The Rinnova collection consists of Magniflex’s signature dual core technology, Celliant® fabric and Aquabreeze foam.

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Bush Furniture to Debut Chair Program at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
In total, 16 chairs will be on display in their Showroom during Winter Market from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1.

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Bush Furniture to Build on Recent Success with New Product Introductions

Published: 1/23/2018
The company has a growing number of home office products, sit-to-stand desks, storage items, hall trees, and even a bar cabinet on tap for 2018.

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Lazzaro Leather Adds New Las Vegas Showroom

Published: 1/23/2018
Featured products will include classic and contemporary seating plus creative accents.

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Reverie To Launch National Sleep Coaching Program for Consumers at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
The dual-pronged program, which will make its debut at the Las Vegas Market Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, is designed to help consumers learn healthy sleep habits.

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Palliser Launches New Website Focused on Expanded Product Offering, Retailers

Published: 1/23/2018
Palliser improves its online presence with a new website, simplifying the search for Palliser top retail partners.

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Nourison Appoints Robert Tucci as Director of National Sales

Published: 1/23/2018
Tucci will be responsible for continued sales development of the company’s extensive rug, decorative broadloom, and home accent businesses.

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Vispring Celebrates 2018 with New Launches

Published: 1/23/2018
The British bed brand will unveil the new models: Devonshire, Regent and Victoria.

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Spring Air Updates ‘Back Supporter’ Line with Fresh Fabrics for Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
Updated aesthetic to boost beds’ ‘curb appeal’ on retail floors.

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Southerland Unveils ‘Evolution Collection’ of Hybrid Mattress at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
The next generation hybrid line features a range of ultra-premium materials and technologies curated for a supportive, comfortable sleep.

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‘Ionic Sleep System’ from Southerland Features Copper-Infused Fabrics for Healthier Sleep

Published: 1/23/2018
Sleep System is a line of pillows, mattress protectors and sheets infused with copper ions that offer benefits ranging from odor control to skin wellness.

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MLily Unveils a Smart Bed Designed to Provide Consumers Tangible Information for Improving Sleep Habits

Published: 1/23/2018
The smart bed incorporates a diagnostic tool that helps monitor sleep patterns to provide consumers information on a variety of things, including time slept, restless periods and positioning.

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King Koil Launches 120th Anniversary Celebration with New Collection

Published: 1/23/2018
‘Limited Edition 120th Gold’ collection will deliver promotional opportunities for retailers throughout 2018.

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Ergomotion to Introduce Industry’s First Light-Weight Adjustable Base

Published: 1/23/2018
Adjustable base, 'The Leaf', can replace bedframe and be assembled in less than 30 minutes.

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Ergomotion to Introduce Voice-Activated Adjustable Bases In Las Vegas

Published: 1/23/2018
Top-selling ‘contour active motion base’ & ‘motion bedroom furniture’ lines will now feature amazon Alexa compatibility.

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Eclipse International Las Vegas Market Introductions Set Consistent Product Path for Company

Published: 1/23/2018
Four collections set production standards for licensing organization.

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Customatic Adjustable Bedz Creates ‘Innovation Lab’ as Part of Las Vegas Market Experience

Published: 1/23/2018
Expanded showroom will feature new technologies under development.

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Classic Brands Expands ‘Coppersmart Collection’ to Four Models for Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
Classic introduced one bed featuring copper at the last market, and its success warranted the line extension.

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Classic Brands Expands Urban Loft Brand with Hybrid Line Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/23/2018
Four-bed collection features phase-change fabric for cooler sleep experience.

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Blu Sleep Expands Sleep Accessories Line with Scent-Infused Pillows, Mattress & Protection Products

Published: 1/23/2018
The Essential Collection of four pillows feature a carefully selected collection of essential oils to deliver soothing aromas during sleep.

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Blu Sleep Adds Roll-Pack Mattresses to Popular ‘Nature Collection’ of Pillows

Published: 1/23/2018
Five-bed collection coordinates with pillow line to simplify the sales process.

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Abbyson To Present New Products and Designs at January’s Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
A total of 250 new SKU’s across 12 lifestyle categories will be on full display at its expansive Building B showroom.

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Sealy Unveils New Sealy Hybrid Line with Cooling Technology

Published: 1/20/2018
Sealy Hybrid Line combines best of both innerspring and memory foam features.

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Tempur-Pedic Unveils Next Generation of Mattresses

Published: 1/20/2018
New Tempur-Pedic adjustable bases and TEMPUR-Adapt pillows also debut in 2018.

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Nourison Introduces Painterly Designs, Neutral Animal Prints, Flat Weaves and More

Published: 1/20/2018
Will release new broadloom carpet designs and collections at The International Surface Event on January 30th – February 1st in Las Vegas.

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PERQ Brings Online Guided Shopping Platform to Furniture First Members

Published: 1/20/2018
PERQ is offering Furniture First retail members a negotiated discounted rate for their award-winning online guided shopping experience platform.

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Las Vegas Market Unveils 2018 Global Goodness Winners

Published: 1/20/2018
Arcadia Home, HTD, Pebble selected by judges; Yumajai earns People’s Choice.

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Diakon Logistics Promotes Industry Veteran to Vice President of Operations

Published: 1/20/2018
Tom Hessler began his 38-year career as a delivery contractor and worked his way up to executive management.

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Raffel Systems Taps Neal Grigg to Lead Growth in Bedding Category

Published: 1/20/2018
Grigg brings more than 40 years’ experience in the mattress business with expertise in marketing and design of bedding applications.

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American Drew Introduces Rustic-Modern Collection at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
La-Z-Boy casegoods brand launches new collection in expanded showroom space.

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Four La-Z-Boy Portfolio Brands Unite in One Expanded Showroom at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
Newly renovated showroom located on the fifth floor of building B.

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Kincaid Furniture Showcases French-Inspired Collection at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
Solid wood leader features stone street in expanded showroom.

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Simba Signs Major Distribution Partnership with Primo International

Published: 1/20/2018
Major distribution partnership in bid to snare $30bn+ billion global mattress market.

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Malouf Set to Launch New Pillows and Duvet Set at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
The company is set to unveil its ActiveDough pillow line, which offers a new foam formula and an opportunity to give to charity.

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Reverie to Feature New Adjustable Bed Technology at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/20/2018
New conceptual adjustable bed allows for adjustability through brain wave activity, no remote required.

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Brooklyn Bedding Launches Brooklyn Bowery Mattress Collection

Published: 1/20/2018
Premium details in an all-foam bed take sleep essentials to a whole new level.

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Brooklyn Bedding Launches Brooklyn Signature Collection

Published: 1/20/2018
Brooklyn Signature has individually pocketed coils to provide customized support, and includes premium TitanFlex™ foam.

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29th Annual ARTS Awards Recipients Announced

Published: 1/20/2018
The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program for the home industry honoring manufacturers, retailers, designers, and sales representatives.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects New Officers and Board Members

Published: 1/20/2018
The 2018 inductees will be honored at the Lead with Vision 2018 Induction Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 14 at the High Point Market.

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Danican to Feature Their Private-Label Container Program at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
Danican’s Private Label Program is flexible and specifically meets the requirements of retailers, distributors and manufacturers in the United States.

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The SSA Showroom will Host 28 Mattress/Bedding Member Companies at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
Five new companies are presenting mattress/bedding products as members of the Specialty Sleep Association.

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“Organic Goes Mainstream” with Naturepedic’s New Serenade Organic Mattress Program

Published: 1/19/2018
Designed and priced specifically for furniture stores and independent mattress retail shops.

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Englander Enhances Tension Ease and Showroom for Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
Englander is introducing Tension Ease Platinum+ (Plus) which provides enhanced comfort and cooling.

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Diamond Mattress Unboxes Rally Sales System 2.0 in New Las Vegas Showroom

Published: 1/19/2018
Will also be premiering its own 3,500-square-foot space at the Las Vegas Market.

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Symbol Expands Specialty Sleep with Classic Comfort Collection and Strategic Marketing of Sleep Fresh

Published: 1/19/2018
The Sleep Fresh system allows consumers to control temperature zones with a wireless remote or mobile app.

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Noir Furniture to Highlight New Designs and Lighting Collection at Winter Markets

Published: 1/19/2018
Noir will showcase their designs at AmericasMart, Dallas Market Center, as well as the Las Vegas Market.

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Therapedic Plans to Unveil Two New Product Lines at January Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
Therapedic’s TheraLuxeHD, a four model, heavy-duty performance line and Therawrap2, a two-sided, pocketed-coil line will be showcased at Las Vegas Market.

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Nourison to Launch New Calvin Klein Flat Weave Stripes, Shag, Microfiber and Multi-Use Rugs at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
There are five new area rug collections named after U.S. cities, and designs named after city districts.

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A. Lava & Son, Customatic & Others Added as Sponsors at 10th Ante4Autism Event

Published: 1/19/2018
The 10th Annual Ante4autism poker tournament will be held at the Golden Nugget, Saturday, January, 27th, 2018.

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Diamond Mattress ‘Experience’ Takes Center Stage at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2018
Central to their 3,500-square-foot showroom is the experience center, which includes interactive displays on Diamond Foam.

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Southerland More Than Doubles its Las Vegas Market Showroom with Move to Premier Corner Space in Building B

Published: 1/19/2018
New space provides maximum exposure & space for brand’s growing product lineup.

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Las Vegas Market Unveils Digital Preview of First Look Trends

Published: 1/19/2018
170+ Exhibitors to be spotlighted in proprietary FIRST LOOK guide.

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Ashley Furniture to Donate More Than $1 Million of Mattresses to Victims of Hurricane Maria

Published: 1/19/2018
Ashley will donate more than 4,700 mattresses to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

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Michael-Cleary Expands Presence in The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart

Published: 1/19/2018
Residential design showroom relocates to larger space within themart; broadens product offering.

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Jordan’s Furniture Awards Employee Bonus of $3300 Each

Published: 1/19/2018
Announced with a 60,000 ping-pong ball drop at Taunton MA headquarters.

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Decorating Den Interiors Honors 2017’s Top Design Businesses

Published: 1/19/2018
Records sixth consecutive year of retail sales growth.

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E.S. Kluft Expands Sales Leadership Team with 2 Industry Vets

Published: 1/19/2018
Bill Visser, Brett Swygman will manage luxury brands’ sales in Western and Central U.S.

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Village Green Receives First ICFA Creativity Award

Published: 1/19/2018
The Retail Genius Award was created to recognize retailers whose creativity invokes the spirit of Mary Fruehauf, an industry leader who was known for her unique approach to igniting excitement and emphasizing the fun in outdoor living.

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Classy Art Opens New Showroom in Las Vegas

Published: 1/19/2018
After years of showing in a shared showroom with Crown Mark, Classy Art has decided to expand into a showroom of its own.

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Sustainable Furnishings Council Releases Findings from Latest Green Home Furnishings Consumer Study

Published: 1/19/2018
Eighth research installment shows tipping point in consumer awareness about environmental issues, especially indoor air quality and global warming.

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Currey & Company To Debut New Denise McGaha Home Furnishings Collection

Published: 1/19/2018
The new Denise McGaha home furnishings collection will debut at the October 2018 High Point Market with more on the drawing board for 2019.

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1stdibs Survey Reveals the Biggest Interior Design Trends of the New Year

Published: 1/19/2018
Colors make a comeback, metals will fade, and individuality will reign supreme in 2018.

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ICFA Confers First Industry Partner Award To theMART

Published: 1/19/2018
Owned by Vornado Realty Trust, theMART (previously known as the Merchandise Mart) has hosted the annual Casual Market for more than four decades.

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Twin Star Home Reveals New Brand And Lifestyle Collections At Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/16/2018
Launching a range of new home furnishings in partnership with award-wining designer Jena Hall.

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Growth Prompts Furniture of America to Expand Las Vegas Market Space by 250%

Published: 1/16/2018
The brand will host a major unveiling of the new 70,000-square-foot-location during the Winter Las Vegas Market later this month.

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Patricia Lynn Plaxico Passes Away at 77

Published: 1/16/2018
A designer, historian, and lover of arts and music, Pat was a member of the Board of Directors of the Bienenstock Furniture Library where a sculpture garden was created in her honor.

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Surya Wins 2018 America’s Magnificent Carpet Award for Second Consecutive Year

Published: 1/16/2018
Top Selling Harput Rug Recognized for Design Excellence.

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Nourison Honored in Two Categories at 2018 America's Magnificent Carpets Awards

Published: 1/16/2018
The annual America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards celebrates the latest in rug design across various price points.

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Eclipse International Names Karns To Head Eastern Region

Published: 1/16/2018
Steve Karns has more than 30 years of experience in the sales and marketing of bedding brands with leading mattress manufacturers King Koil, Englander and Serta.

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Las Vegas Market Reports Influx of Discoveries Exhibitors

Published: 1/15/2018
Vintage, antique, one-of-a-kind resources proliferate in expanded pavilions seminars, tours & special events add value for Market participants.

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Loloi Expands Las Vegas Showroom in Time for Winter Market

Published: 1/15/2018
Additional 2,500 sq. ft. of showroom to enhance showcased collections.

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HFA Sets Next Generation NOW Events for 2018 Las Vegas

Published: 1/15/2018
Every Market HFA hosts events specifically for the future leaders and young professionals in the Home Furnishings Industry.

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Protect-A-Bed Expands Product Line For Winter Markets

Published: 1/15/2018
The product line expansion, which encompasses 43 new pillow variations, is aimed to provide the perfect pillow for every sleeper.

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Las Vegas Market Bolsters Dominant Position in Bedding Industry

Published: 1/15/2018
25 Key suppliers opening, expanding & renewing showrooms for Winter Market.

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High Point Market Opens Registration for Spring Market 2018

Published: 1/15/2018
The Spring High Point Market will be held on Saturday, April 14, through Wednesday, April 18.

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Bedding Industry Veteran Chris Henning Joins Customatic Adjustable Bedz as EVP Sales & Marketing

Published: 1/15/2018
In his new role, he will focus on opening new sleep and furniture doors nationwide, further developing key account relationships and play a role in the company’s branding and marketing initiatives.

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Durham Furniture To Make International Debut At IMM Cologne

Published: 1/15/2018
The 1,300-square-foot show space will be the company’s first exhibition outside of North America.

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MicroD Acquires Award-Winning Digital Marketing Agency Web Full Circle

Published: 1/15/2018
Web Full Circle has received numerous awards for work in content marketing, search engine optimization, digital marketing and conversion rate optimization.

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TŌV Furniture Named UPS Business Of The Month

Published: 1/15/2018
The New York Islanders and UPS feature TŌV Furniture as partner of the month at Barclays Center.

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Malouf to Combat Human Trafficking with Forging Freedom Event at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/15/2018
The after-market event will discuss the global issue of child sex trafficking and what our industry can do to help.

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Laurie Rudd Public Relations and Marketing Hits 10 Year Milestone Delivering Corporate Communications and Media Relations for the Outdoor Category

Published: 1/15/2018
Laurie Rudd Public Relations will mark its tenth anniversary year with the launch of a redesigned website this spring and a monthly charitable giving campaign in honor of causes dear to Rudd, family members, and industry friends.

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Vanguard Furniture Announces Grand Opening of New Showroom at The Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/15/2018
New showroom caters to retailers and designers with a small footprint and big ideas.

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3 Industry Leaders Join King Koil Leadership Team In Senior Roles

Published: 1/15/2018
Binke building leadership with key sales, finance & operations appointments.

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Fashion Bed Group Revamps Entire Adjustables Program for Winter Market

Published: 1/15/2018
New products and shipping options to be showcased at Vegas Market.

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Fashion Bed Group to Unveil New Bed Designs at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/15/2018
Array of new bed designs ranging from daybeds and storage models to easy-to-ship “bed-in-a-box” designs to be unveiled.

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Fashion Bed Group Expands Horizons with Universal Headboards

Published: 1/15/2018
FBG will unveil three new universal headboard styles at Winter Market in Las Vegas

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Fashion Bed Group Expands Casual Seating Options

Published: 1/15/2018
New bar and counter stools to be previewed at January Market.

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Malouf Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

Published: 1/8/2018
Utah-based company recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2017 Entrepreneur360 List.

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WithIt Announces Wow Award Nominee Finalists

Published: 1/8/2018
Awards Dinner to be held January 28, 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Nourison Introduces New Rug Collections From Calvin Klein, Christopher Guy, Barclay Butera, Kathy Ireland and Portfolio at January Markets

Published: 1/8/2018
Both Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets will center on stripes, bold color, abstract patterns and brush stroke designs.

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Abbyson Hosts “Mastering Social Media & Growing Your Design Business” with Top Influencers at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/8/2018
Four of the Digital Design Darlings, including Lori Paranjape, Shayla Copas, Erinn Valencich and Natalie Reddell, will participate in a lively panel discussion.

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Las Vegas Market Reports Gains In Temporary Gift and Home Exhibitors

Published: 1/8/2018
500+ gift and home décor suppliers will be showcased in seven categories during the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market, January 28-February 1, 2018.

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Two Fine Furniture Design Execs Named to Interim Leadership Team Following Graham Resignation

Published: 1/8/2018
Erin Sullivan, vice president of product development, will continue her leadership role in new product development and will also support the company’s outside sales team and customers.

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OW Lee to Debut the New Pendleton Fabric Collection

Published: 1/8/2018
These Sunbrella fabrics, designed in collaboration with the iconic Pendleton brand, will debut at the Las Vegas Market in January 2018.

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Houston Furniture Bank to be Honored at ARTS Awards

Published: 1/8/2018
Humanitarian Award to be presented to Gulf Coast non-profit.

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A.R.T. Furniture Appoints Megan Streba to Director of Marketing

Published: 1/8/2018
Streba joined A.R.T. in July 2016 with previous experience from furniture manufacturers in areas of marketing, design, upholstery and showroom management.

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Hooker Furniture Partners with Kingsdown to Offer Exclusive Mattresses for its Bedroom Collection

Published: 1/8/2018
The exclusively designed mattress collection – Hooker Furniture by Kingsdown – features step-up models in 11-, 13- and 15-inch profiles with firm and plush options on the 15-inch model.

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Reverie Will Host Tailgate Party for NFL Pro Bowl Game at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/8/2018
Event will kick off many showroom activities designed to make showroom a unique market destination.

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IFDA To Present The "Rising Stars of Design" Awards

Published: 1/7/2018
11th annual “Rising Stars of Design” awards ceremony to take place on January 9th in Manhattan's D & D Building.

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Castelle Continues Launch of its 2018 Introductions and Luxury Quick Ship Program During Atlanta Winter Market

Published: 1/7/2018
The Quick Ship Program has been designed to include a selection of products from four popular collections with each available to ship within 48 hours of receipt of a purchase order.

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Capel Rugs Debuting Breccan Collection At Winter Markets

Published: 1/7/2018
Anthony Baratta Collection, additions to Genevieve Gorder Line available for first time in Atlanta and Las Vegas.

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BedGear Fuels Boston Celtics in New Partnership

Published: 1/7/2018
Performance Sleep to Support Celtics in Upcoming London Game.

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CORT Launches Free Furniture Sweepstakes for Students

Published: 1/7/2018
Furniture rental and retail company offers college students the chance to win free furniture for a year.

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Rent-A-Center Announces CEO Transition

Published: 1/7/2018
Mitch Fadel Appointed CEO Succeeding Mark Speese.

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Mattress Retailer GhostBed Announces it Now Accepts Bitcoin

Published: 1/7/2018
Online mattress retailer GhostBed now accepts Bitcoin utilizing blockchain payments technology platform BitPay.

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Mattress Retailer GhostBed Announces it Now Accepts Bitcoin

Published: 1/7/2018
Online mattress retailer GhostBed now accepts Bitcoin utilizing blockchain payments technology platform BitPay.

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Brooklyn Bedding Announces New Permanent Showroom at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/7/2018
Custom mattress manufacturer continues wholesale expansion of Bed-in-a-Box.

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High Point Market Announces the 2018 Style Spotters Team

Published: 1/7/2018
This group was unveiled as the incoming team at the Style Spotters LIVE! breakfast during Fall Market this past October, but now they are officially taking the reigns as the 2018 Style Spotters team.

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King Koil Changing Domestic Business Strategy

Published: 1/7/2018
Bedding brand to transform U.S. licensing model to sell direct to retailers; will add its own manfacturing & sales operations.

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Spring Air’s 8th Annual Global Licensing Summit Draws Representatives From 24 Countries

Published: 1/7/2018
Representatives from 25 countries took part in the conference where they received a report on the brand’s success in 2017 and plans for the new year.

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Stoma's Furniture & Interiors is closing

Published: 1/7/2018
After more than 20 years as the premier home furnishings destination, the decision has been made to close Stoma’s Furniture & Interiors store, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream Program and United Way of Suncoast Deliver 150 New Beds to Victims of Hurricane Irma

Published: 1/7/2018
Ashley employees, from the company’s facilities in Tampa and Brandon, Florida, volunteered with the deliveries of the beds.

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Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard

Published: 1/2/2018
We hear from time to time that “retail is slow” but the national retail reports do not indicate that.

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A.R.T. Furniture Promotes John Scarsella to Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Published: 1/2/2018
Scarsella will support customers and sales representatives in six territories while continuing his territory responsibilities in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri.

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John C. Portman Jr. Passes Away at 93

Published: 1/2/2018
Portman pioneered the role of architect/developer, designing and developing the initial Atlanta Merchandise Mart, now AmericasMart Atlanta.

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Art Van Furniture to Host Their Popular "Let It Snow" Contest in 2018.

Published: 1/2/2018
January 5, 6, 7, 8, 2018 purchases of $999 or more to be fully refunded if it snows three inches on Super Bowl Sunday, February 4

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Nourison to Open New Showroom at Atlanta Market

Published: 1/2/2018
The custom-built 6,000 square foot space is in a prime location on the first floor lobby level and will be easily accessible to customers visiting Atlanta Market.

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FFO Home to Celebrate 34 Year Anniversary

Published: 12/31/2017
Their celebration, in all 47 stores will feature special lower pricing on items ending in 34, exclusive limited time buys, and several giveaways throughout the month of January.

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Capel Rugs Offering Special Incentive For Winter Market Showroom Appointments

Published: 12/31/2017
Retailers, Designers to receive four free rug swatches for advance planning.

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Tayse Rugs Acquires New Headquarters in Calhoun, GA

Published: 12/31/2017
The new location includes over 300,000 square feet of warehouse space with 40 to 60-foot ceiling, giving over 4 times the capacity of its previous Headquarters.

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Surya to Showcase Hundreds of New Designs at 2018 Winter Markets

Published: 12/31/2017
The latest additions to the Surya line will be on display at the company’s AmericasMart Atlanta showroom from January 9-16, and at its Dallas Market Center showroom, January 17-23.

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Las Vegas Market Forges Alliances with Record 36 Industry Partners

Published: 12/31/2017
Highest-ever number of retail & trade groups for Winter Market.

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Agio to Preview 2019 Program at 2018 Las Vegas Market

Published: 12/31/2017
Preview demonstrates the manufacturer’s commitment to what it sees as a seismic shift in the Outdoor category.

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Independent Retailers Score their Share of Ecommerce Business this Holiday Season

Published: 12/23/2017
Retailer Web Services releases year over year gains in online and mobile traffic and resulting November profits.

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Baker Introduces New Fabric Collection by Designer Philip Gorrivan

Published: 12/23/2017
New York Designer has created an exclusive new fabric collection using traditional and classic textiles.

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Protect-A-Bed Invests in Online Space

Published: 12/23/2017
The future is about driving engagement for the company’s retail partners.

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Eclipse International & Blue Ocean Sleep to Facilitate Opening of Van Vorst Branded Stores in China

Published: 12/23/2017
First two Van Vorst Studio stores to open in March.

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The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart Marks 2017 as Banner Year for Development and Growth

Published: 12/23/2017
Major design brands invest in more than 100,000 square feet of the landmark location.

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Twin-Star International to Launch Rebrand and Introduce New Products at Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market

Published: 12/23/2017
Electric fireplace company will become twin star home and unveil new logo, products and merchandising strategies.

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Vystar Names Steve Rotman as CEO; Appoints 3 Board Members

Published: 12/23/2017
Also moves headquarters to Worcester, Mass.

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Baker Appoints Jay Paschall as Vice President of Showrooms

Published: 12/23/2017
In this role, Paschall will have P&L responsibility for the company operated trade showrooms.

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Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream Program Exceeds 50,000 Beds Donated to Children in Need

Published: 12/23/2017
Program celebrates seven years of providing the gift of sleep to deserving children.

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Raffel Systems Redesigns Website to Support Manufacturers, Retailers And Consumers

Published: 12/23/2017
Furniture manufacturers and retailers can get detailed information on the company’s core capabilities and product catalog in addition to the assurance that their customers can get Raffel support directly.

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Milling Road Introduces New Designs by Designer Darryl Carter

Published: 12/23/2017
Baker Collaborated with designer to introduce fourteen new designs for the Milling Road collection.

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Las Vegas Market Offers Products & Programs for Casual & Outdoor Industry

Published: 12/23/2017
Two design trade shows cooperate to offer buyers enhanced opportunities for sourcing related categories in January 2018.

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AHFA's Furniture Foundation Makes Additional Grant To Catawba Valley Community College Furniture Academy

Published: 12/18/2017
Grants are typically announced in May, but a special need at the new CVCC Furniture Academy campus resulted in a second allocation.

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Surya Hires Rob Rosenquist as New VP of Sales

Published: 12/18/2017
Rosenquist will lead sales efforts for Surya across all segments including design, retail and e-commerce channels.

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Boston Interiors Celebrates Grand Opening of 9th location

Published: 12/18/2017
Newest Location and New Area Concept opens in Dedham, Mass

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Calls For Nominations

Published: 12/18/2017
Nominations accepted December 15 Through February 1.

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Classic Brands Continues to Build Senior Sales Team With Addition of O’Neill To VP Of Sales

Published: 12/18/2017
With more than 24 years of experience in bedding sales and marketing for leading mattress brands Sealy, Serta Simmons and Tempur-Pedic, O’Neill has now joined Classic Brands.

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City Furniture Opens Midtown Miami Showroom

Published: 12/18/2017
Planning an estimated $100 million expansion slated to create four new or renovated showrooms in South and Central Florida by year-end 2019.

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Customatic Adjustable Bedz and Mantua Mfg. Co. Expand Partnership

Published: 12/18/2017
The improved partnership will merge the best of Customatic’s international manufacturing, product innovation and design prowess with Mantua’s domestic production, warehousing, sales, and marketing expertise.

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Industry Veteran Terry Nelson Joins Myriad Software

Published: 12/18/2017
Joins Myriad as a Business Development Executive.

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SSA To Host Discussion Panel on Online Reviews at Las Vegas Winter Market

Published: 12/18/2017
Panel titled, "How To Use The Voice Of Your Customer To Super-Power Your Marketing Impact And Generate More Customers" to take place Monday, January 29th.

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First Annual Report for Bye Bye Mattress Program in California Finds that Nearly 1 Million Mattresses Collected in Recycling Program

Published: 12/18/2017
The report states that the Program’s recyclers diverted approximately 29 million pounds of steel, foam, fiber and wood from disposal in landfills to being used to make new useful products.

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Jerome’s Furniture Opens Two More Dream Shops, Planning More Throughout Southern California

Published: 12/18/2017
Locations in San Diego County’s Mission Valley, Solana Beach launched after Downtown store exceeds expectations.

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Heritage Home Group to Sell Lane Venture to Bassett Furniture

Published: 12/18/2017
Completion of the sale is expected before the end of the year.

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Ashley Furniture Hosts Wreath Laying Ceremony at Soldiers Walk to Honor Veterans

Published: 12/18/2017
This is the second year Ashley has sponsored this event to commemorate National Wreaths Across America Day.

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