Sales Educator Dr. Peter A. Marino Passes at 85
Marino was an accomplished sales educator and group leader who wrote extensively on sales training techniques and their furniture retailing applications for FURNITURE WORLD Magazine.
Natuzzi Continues Retail Expansion Plan
In 2016 Natuzzi grew stores to a total of 396 and plans to continue growth in 2017.
Eclipse Licensee Heritage Sleep Concepts Names Ashburn To Company Board
Also taps Kenneth Tatum as VP of Sales.
Malouf Launches CarbonCool + Omniphase Pillow at Las Vegas Market
Reports record-breaking Las Vegas showroom attendance fueled by the launch.
Verlo Mattress Selects Versatile Credit In-Store Solution
Credit applications, average sales increase using system’s Cascade feature.
Pleasant Mattress Sets Hollywood-Style Retail Event To Showcase Growing Bedding Brands
The two-day event will kick off with a VIP evening filled with a variety of festivities held in a movie production studio.
DORMEO N.A. Names Industry Veteran Scott Denton As North American President
Denton brings over 20 years of bedding industry experience and leadership skills.
D’berg Ashley Home Stores Names Protect-A-Bed “Most Valued Partner”
Sales Manager Kyle Borreggine, who has been working with D’berg Ashley HomeStores for 3 years, credits this success to his team and partners.
Weekly Retail Media Note #159: eMail Is Working Big Time Again
eMail marketing is a superb way to increase engagement and traﬃc into your front door. And that means an increase in your revenue with an increased ROI.
New IKEA Burbank Opens With Enhanced Shopping Experience
New 456,000 square-foot facility creates 150 additional jobs and even more room for meatballs.
High Point Market Announces New Product Premiere, Twitter Chat for Spring Market 2017
Focusing on new products being debuted at Spring Market (April 22-26, 2017) this program will give attendees a sneak peek of what to expect at the April show.
King Koil Broadens Reach Of “Perfect Contour Reaction” Coil System
The Perfect Contour Reaction coil system is designed to promote individualized comfort and support for all people of different shapes and sizes.
NeoCon Announces Keynote Speakers For This Year's Conference
NeoCon takes place this June 12-14 at The MART in Chicago.
Berk’s Furniture & Mattress And Dean Bosler’s Furniture And Mattress Join Furniture First
Both stores will be participating in a new member orientation session that will be held immediately prior to the group’s annual symposium, which will be held at the JW Marriot in Phoenix, Arizona May 15-17.
Legends Furniture Introduces Newest Collection Of Accent Furniture
The Anthology Collection consists of 23 highly styled and uniquely finished cabinets, chests, and consoles.
Bunakara Adds A Designer Touch To The 2017 New American Remodeled Home During The Nahb International Builders Show
The New American Remodeled Home was an exciting addition to the venue this year and showcased a separate show house for the thousands of remodelers attending.
Bassett Mirror Company Appoints Jon Witteveen Senior VP-Chief Furniture Merchant
Product Development Expert will manage company’s furniture program.
Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard
Single-family starts were up 9.3 percent for 2016 with starts up 10.1 percent in the Northeast, 12.7 percent in the Midwest, 8.8 percent in the South and 8.0 percent in the West.
Restonic Welcomes New Australian Licensee, Crown Posture Bedding
Crown Posture Bedding was established in 1990 and is a national supplier to major bedding retailers, Restonic will be their only US-based brand.
ZUO Donates to Local North Carolina Charity for Fashion Show Silent Auction
The annual fashion show will take place March 30, 2017 at the Greensboro Country Club.
Pre-Show Design Events & Education At The International Window Coverings Expo
Expo will open to design professionals on March 8 in Charlotte, NC, full day of events scheduled for March 7.
Winkbeds Introduces Luxury Smart Mattress Set For Dual-Sided Temperature Control
American-made mattress company creates a new class of personalization on the smart mattress frontier.
ART + IDS Conference to Include Community Project
Community project supports US Vets housing facility, Grand Veterans Village.
January 2017 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Recap
Boasts strong attendance and increased order writing.
Industry Veteran Janice Lassiter Joins IMC
Further strengthens company’s leadership position in Home Furnishings.
Summer Classics And Gabby Brands Fill Various Positions
President, Vice President of Sales, Director of Customer Experience and Chief Marketing Officer appointed.
Surya Wins AmericasMart Visual Merchandising Award
Atlanta Showroom recognized for design excellence.
Easy Furniture Web Tip #240: Revisit Your Prior Website With The Wayback Machine
There’s a way to see your prior website even though it’s no longer published on the Internet.
X-Rite Expands its Spring Color Management Training in North America
Company adds new locations to its popular 2-day seminar on color theory and leveraging color management best practices to improve quality control.
Habitat For Humanity Launches Fundraising Campaign In "Art Van Charity Challenge"
120 Midwest charities in race to raise the most money through for a share of $375,000 in grants.
Durham Furniture Extends Licensing Agreement With George Washington’s Mount Vernon
New collection set to debut In 2018.
ART + IDS Announce Speaker Lineup for First Combined Conference
The combined conference takes place May 18-21, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Milliken Launches First-of-Its-Kind Eco-Based Performance Fabric
New upholstery collection offers soft, beautifully designed sustainable fabrics available in natural or recycled fiber.
Hooker Furniture’s Blog Ranks 5th Among World’s Top 50
"Live an Exceptional Life" Ranked 5th based on its robust Google reputation and search ranking, social media popularity and "quality and consistency of editorial content".
Mattress Retailer Bear Announces Partnership With Good Sports
Bear will donate 1% of all net proceeds to the organization, devoted to bringing new sports and fitness equipment to needy kids.