The Traveling Retailer's Tip #12: It’s a Winter Wonderland!
The holiday season has arrived and it's time to perk up sales. Here are a few ways you can bring some sunshine into your sales books!
Annual Furniture Show in Edison, NJ Under New Management
Event now produced by MKM Expos after retirement of long-time director
slated for January 31 – February 2.
Holiday Retail Sales Driven by Confident Shoppers Synchrony Financial Study Finds
Survey participants plan to purchase online more home improvement and electronics items in the $500+ category.
Robert Rosenberg Named President of Planned Furniture Promotions
Hall of Fame Inductee, Gene Rosenberg, passes baton to grandson.
Ray Batts “The Furniture Man” Passes at 90
More information on the people he touched and links to the music he made.
CIFF 2016 March and September Pre-Show Report
CIFF 2016 Phases 1 &2 will be held in 6.75 million square feet) of exhibition space with more than 4,000 exhibitors from over 32 countries.
AmericasMart Atlanta Expands Holiday & Floral Home Décor
Announces major expansions in the five-floor Holiday & Floral/Home Décor Market place in advance of the January show.
Pride Family Brands to Exhibit at AmericasMart’s - The Gardens®
Pride Family Brands is announced that it has signed on for a permanent location within the section uniquely designed for outdoor products.
The American Craft Council Show Returns To Baltimore
Show will include a home décor exhibition, which puts craft into context by featuring room vignettes created by designers who have been inspired by objects of fine craft.
West Elm Knows What HENRYs Want
Company beats out competitors by appealing to, "high-earners-not-rich-yet" demographic.
Small Business and Retail Management in the Holiday Season
Advice from three senior executives at Travelers specializing in small business and retail risk mitigation.
Turning Data Into Furniture Sales: Tip #10: Improved Media Buying Through Marketing Analytics
With updated, reliable data on your target customers, you can turn that “garbage” into gold, and save big money with more accurate media buying.
AHFA Honors Todd Wanek With 2015 Distinguished Service Award
Recipients are selected for their contributions to the home furnishings industry, to the AHFA and to their local communities.
NAHFA Members Take Part in Leadership Immersion Program at El Dorado Furniture
This program is part of the NAHFA’s ongoing commitment to Next Generation-NOW, a community of young home furnishings professionals that are the future of the home furnishings industry.
Tri-State HFA Honors Jack Hawn of Zenith Global Logistics as 2015 Man of the Year
Hawn delivered comments on the effects of recent and upcoming legislation on transportation within the home furnishings industry.
Malouf Donates 1,500 Comfort Kits To Breast Cancer Patients
This is not a new program for Malouf, however, this year, it was expanded to touch all breast cancer patients in Utah.
Las Vegas Market Expands Temporary Exhibit Space By 50%
The expansion of the Pavilions into two locations allows for significant growth of the gift, home, handmade and design categories.
AHFA Elects 2016 Officers And Directors
Kevin O’Connor to serve as chairman.
ISPA Launches Bedding Market Quarterly
Association says that the new report will offer more comprehensive and useful data presented in a visually appealing format.
CH Living Launches New Website
Website showcases full upholstery line inspired and merchandised by Influencers that impact consumer choices in decorating their homes.
Manna Distribution Services Hires Nate Johnson
High speed logistics services provider, reported that it welcomed Nate Johnson as a National Sales Representative.
Furniture Industry Learns About Global Cultures At Museum of New Mexico
More than 100 manufacturers, designers, retailers and trend analysts attended Museum's Design Summit entitled, “Design, Creativity and Ethics: How Museums and Global Cultures Inspire Trends in Interiors and Fashion.”
UL To Conduct Furniture Flammability and Flame Retardants Study
Research will provide data to help understand how human exposure to certain flame retardants and other chemicals typically occurs, at what levels and how the aging of products affects the process.
High Point Market Announces Fitness Challenge Results for Fall Market 2015
Logging a total of more than 3.3 million steps, 106 Market Fit Challenge participants covered almost 1500 miles.
Oriental Weavers Names VP Of National Accounts
Susan Holley will be responsible for overseeing and managing the growth of key national accounts for the company.