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4000+ Resources, new product intros, growing interest in outdoor, and increased gift attendance headline Summer show.

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Quest is a pillow that features ultra-fine silver crystals that protect against bacteria and odor.

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In June, Hooker announced that it had named a president for Hooker Casegoods, Bradington-Young and Sam Moore, with a search still underway for a president of Hooker Upholstery, its fourth legacy business unit.

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Former restoration hardware and honest company exec to help lead abbyson’s operations divisions and new distribution facilities.

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

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Furniture World’s “Retail Observer” contributing editor joins Carpet One Floor & Home in 5K run to benefit the in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Donations can be made online.

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This award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution by being examples of philanthropy and stewardship.

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

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The Launch of this brand for the North American Market will take place in this upcoming October Market.

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Five new companies will introduce upholstery, case goods, rugs, lighting and art on Friday, Oct. 13

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

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Four new designs will be introduced and on display during the September 2017 Casual Market Chicago.

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Manufacturer taps industry veteran Christine Pressley for new Operations position.

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Encourages business community to stand united against harmful legislation.

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Interview focuses on Langdon’s unique journey and crafting a lifestyle brand.

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The Design Viewpoints Series (DVS) will take place October 14-16, at the High Point Theatre.

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Showroom to Debut at “NY Now”, August. 20 - 23.

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Jeff will be responsible for leading the company’s finance, accounting, and treasury organization.

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Continuing partnership with Soft Design Lab for the production of a new buyer tour for Fall Market.

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Retailers need to get ready for "V-Commerce," Says L.E.K. Consulting.

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

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

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

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Second annual conference set for April 30 – May 2, 2018.

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

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Some 55% of emails delivered through the first third of this year have been opened on mobile devices, almost double the share from 2012.

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The young Czech designer from Prague is known for her extraordinary flair in designing lighting fixtures and lighting effects.

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Seatcraft Equinox is a fully-loaded chair which pioneers power lumbar support in home theater seats.

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Licensed partners for over 22 years propelled the Sunbrella brand in the design community.

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The past nine-year recovery has been the weakest in history, averaging only 2.1% growth over the nine-year period.

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Trade show featuring leading outdoor furniture manufacturers set for September 12-15.

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10 Interior design projects recognized at summer market.

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The week-long event was geared to inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers.

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11 Summer Market exhibitors cited for exceptional design & visuals.

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An interior designer, a preservation specialist, two design educators and one student designer have been awarded grants from the Educational Foundation of the International Furnishings and Design Association.