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Furniture Industry News Published in 2016

Fashion Bed Group Completely Revamps Adjustable Bases.  - 12/31/2016

Design updates focus on features and value.

Tupelo Furniture Market Reports Increase In Pre-Market Registrations  - 12/27/2016

The number of early registrations for the Tupelo Furniture Market, slated for January 5-8, is up more than 50 percent over the previous market.

Ikea Dresser Tip-Over Cases Settled, says Feldman Shepherd  - 12/27/2016

Agreement to settle three wrongful death claims for the sum of $50 million to be evenly divided among three families.

Herman Miller Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results  - 12/27/2016

Net sales in the quarter totaled $577.5 million, a decrease of 0.5% from the same quarter last fiscal year.

Exhibitors Bring More New Products To Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) 2017  - 12/26/2016

The trade show will feature 500 companies and attract an estimated 20,000 buyers from 140 countries and regions.

Ergo Depot Announces A New Name: Fully  - 12/26/2016

Transformation reflects the company’s efforts to incorporate healthy movement at work and at home.

Las Vegas Market Adds 11 New Furniture Showrooms, 9 Major Expansions  - 12/26/2016

Over 100,000 New and expanded square feet of casegoods, upholstery, casual/ outdoor and bedding/ mattresses added

HomTex To Launch New Dream Living Brand Of Products At Las Vegas Market  - 12/26/2016

New collection includes family of sheets, adjustable bases, pillows, throws and decorative pillows.

Capel Rugs Marks 100th Anniversary Year With Two Commemorative Collections  - 12/26/2016

Variety of other fashionable new designs also being introduced at Winter Markets

Ashley’s Angels Provides For Over 1,000 Children This Holiday Season  - 12/26/2016

The non-profit benefits over 50 School Districts in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Las Vegas Market Partners With 28 Leading Industry Groups  - 12/26/2016

Record number of retail & trade affiliations boosts buying power at Winter Market.

Kathy Ireland Joins Social Reality Team In New Role As Chief Branding Advisor  - 12/25/2016

Ms. Ireland will also help identify top industry executives in the media, entertainment and advertising industries to serve on an Advisory Board.

Littlejohn & Co. Announces Agreement to Acquire Brown Jordan International  - 12/24/2016

The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is expected to close in late January 2017.

Fashion Bed Group Expands Portfolio With New Designs  - 12/24/2016

To introduce four new bed designs this January at the Winter Market in Las Vegas.

Durham Furniture Inducts Two New Members Into 25 Year Club  - 12/24/2016

Royden Paylor and Richard Cutting were inducted during an awards ceremony on Nov. 2, bringing the total number of members to 28.

Las Vegas Market Enriches Gift & Lifestyle Resources  - 12/24/2016

Seven new & expanded showrooms bring 50+ new lines to Winter Market

Al Fresco Functional Fabrics Launches The Wesley Mancini Outdoor Fabric Collection  - 12/24/2016

The new line debuted at Showtime in High Point in early December.

Rent-A-Center Announces New Vice President Of Digital Integration  - 12/21/2016

Lety Nettles to oversee the design and construction of a digital integration platform.

Fermob USA Moves Into New Headquarters in Cumming, Georgia  - 12/21/2016

Fermob USA was previously located in Dawsonville, GA and had outgrown its 19,000 square foot facility.

Philippines International Furniture Show To Run March 9-11 2017 At Manila SMX Convention Centre  - 12/21/2016

Annual three-day showcase celebrates the latest in Filipino creativity, ingenuity and craftsmanship.

STORIS Enhancement Enables Furniture Retailers to Go Paperless  - 12/19/2016

new functionality enables retailers to merge an electronically captured signature to a PDF document.

Ashley Donates $300,000 to Myers Valley Flood Control Project  - 12/19/2016

The contribution is in addition to the company’s donation of 6 acres of land and hundreds of hours of in services.

American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Calls For Nominations  - 12/18/2016

Nomination period open December 15 Through February 1.

OEKO-TEX® Will TestLeather Goods For Harmful Substances  - 12/18/2016

New product label will distinguish products that meet certification standards.

IMC Announces A Realignment Of Sales & Marketing Teams  - 12/18/2016

Promotions, expanded responsibilities for key staff.

kathy ireland® Worldwide And Pacific Coast Lighting Extend And Expand Licensing Partnership Of Successful Designer Lighting Program  - 12/18/2016

Partnership is extended through 2022.

Five Ways To Make Word-of-Mouth Marketing Work  - 12/18/2016

How Rock 'n Roll teaches everything you need to know about WOM Marketing.

Abbyson Living Relocates To A New Showroom At Las Vegas Market  - 12/18/2016

Relocates ‘Front & Center’ to B-170 and nearly doubles in size.

New Outdoor Showrooms & Collections Announced For Winter Las Vegas Market  - 12/16/2016

Casual Crawl & Tailgate in the temps NFC Playoff events on C12 & C13.

Art Van Furniture And WXYZ-TV's Eighth Annual "Together We Can" Community Food Drive Collects 20,310 Pounds Of Food  - 12/14/2016

Donations to provide more than 16,930 meals to individuals in need.

High Point Market Authority Accepting Submissions And Sponsorships For Spring Market 2017 Design Bloggers Tour  - 12/14/2016

Submissions from design bloggers and social media influencers are being accepted from now until Wednesday, January 25.

Phillips Collection Announces January 2017 Vegas Market Events  - 12/14/2016

Events include an Industry Mixer, Book Signing and several Meet & Greets.

‘Black November’ Serves up Highest Mobile Website Traffic in ’16 And Doubles the Sales for Independent Retailers  - 12/14/2016

Retailer Web Services releases year over year Black Friday holiday results for online traffic, mobile and promotions .

FFO Home Opens 41st Store  - 12/14/2016

7th store opened in Oklahoma.

Fortegra and FFO Home Partner to Offer Furniture & Adjustable Bed Protection Plans  - 12/14/2016

FFO Home Protection will now provide even more value for furniture shoppers.

SOFA Appoints Commercial Real Estate Veteran Debra McVeety to General Manager  - 12/14/2016

Ms. McVeety will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic plan for SOFA, new leasing, property management, tenant retention, tenant relations, marketing and management and financial reporting.

Arteriors Returns To Las Vegas Market January 2017  - 12/14/2016

New 3,500 square foot showroom will feature a curated collection of the Arteriors product assortment.

Tempur Sealy Announces Plans for Los Angeles-Area Sealy Plant and Expansion of International Facilities  - 12/14/2016

Investments support brand quality and position company for continued growth.

The People Side of Luxury Branding  - 12/11/2016

A few luxury brands are putting their efforts to where the real power of luxury branding resides: on the people side of the marketing equation.

Diane Falvey Joins Dallas Market Center As Editor-In-Chief, Dmc Media  - 12/11/2016

Industry veteran to lead editorial content for updated, new publications.

Crypton Wins Best In Innovation Award At The International Textiles Alliance Awards Gala at SHOWTIME  - 12/11/2016

The Awards Gala took place on December 5th at High Point Country Club in High Point, NC and benefited the ITA Educational Foundation.

Restonic Receives 7th Women’s Choice Award  - 12/11/2016

Received a 2017 seal of approval from Women’s Choice for excellence in brand experience for their ComfortCare Collection.

Las Vegas Market Grows Home Décor Gift & Lifestyle Resources  - 12/11/2016

Major expansions, six newcomers join C1 for Winter Market.

MEGA Group USA adds to staff and office space in Q4  - 12/11/2016

The new MEGA Group headquarters features several additional management offices, along with space for member support and accounting staff.

ICFF Studio Now Accepting Submissions for 2017  - 12/11/2016

Emerging design professions can submit an application now through January 15.

Malouf Expands Charitable Vision with Creation of the Malouf Foundation  - 12/11/2016

The mission of the 501c3 non-profit organization is to “bring comfort to community members by helping them fulfill basic needs during difficult times.”

Las Vegas Market Announces New Seminar & Event Roster  - 12/11/2016

Design Icon, Meet the Makers, Pantone Color of the Year, FIRST LOOK, Best of the West.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 237: Don’t Follow Buffalo Bill’s Example When Developing Content for Your Website.  - 12/11/2016

You may pride yourself on how quickly you can do creative work, but you’re shortchanging yourself and your business if you make it a habit.

Surya to 'Go Greenery' at Winter Markets  - 12/11/2016

Showroom visitors invited to revitalize with home accessories in Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year.

Glideaway Reports Adjustable Base Sales Increase  - 12/11/2016

The company’s sales in its Comfort Base Lifestyle Series have nearly tripled in the past two years.

Weekly Retail Media Note #157: Tapping The Full Potential Of Mobile Advertising With The Personal Touch  - 12/11/2016

The latest Nielsen Digital Ad Benchmarks and Findings report explores how successfully mobile ads in the U.S. are reaching their intended audience, as well as trends to watch in this space.

imm cologne Completes Fourth Round Of Pure Talents Contest: Jury Introduce Shortlist Of 21 Young Designers  - 12/11/2016

All of the shortlisted products can be seen at imm cologne from 16 to 22 January in Hall 3.1

High Point Market Authority Releases the High Point Market Style Report for Winter/Spring 2017  - 12/7/2016

This 38-page report was developed by eight home fashion gurus, all part of the HPMA’s 2016 Style Spotters team.

Richard Frinier’s Studio Collection Of Sunbrella Fabrics To Debut At Showtime Market  - 12/7/2016

New textile designs inspired by Urban Interiors.

Stanley Furniture Enters Into Rights Agreement To Protect Net Operating Losses  - 12/7/2016

As of October 1, 2016, the Company had approximately $20.4 million in Net Operating Loss carryforwards, which can be used to offset future taxable income for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

ZUO Opens Larger Dallas Showroom  - 12/7/2016

Expands into World Trade Center 504 with 3,500 sf of resources.

Sunnyland Patio Furniture Hosts Northwood Hills Holiday Bazaar  - 12/7/2016

Supporting local charities, Our Friends Place and Zoie’s Place Saturday, December 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sunnyland Patio Furniture In Dallas, Texas.

Slumberland Donates 2,500 Mattress Sets To Kids Without Beds  - 12/7/2016

Donation event to take place Dec. 16 at Slumberland’s Warehouse.

Ms. Arizona Launches Mesa Arizona Mattress Company  - 12/7/2016

Blink Mattress is a full-service mattress retailer specializing in custom, made-to-order mattresses at factory direct prices.

Rent-A-Center Announces Nationwide Rollout of eCommerce Solution  - 12/6/2016

Customers now have the ability to fully transact with Rent-A-Center online from the convenience of their desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

Wayfair Partners with HGTV to Furnish This Year’s HGTV Dream Home  - 12/6/2016

Wayfair will provide all of the furnishings and décor to perfect the 3,200-square-foot home located on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

Lynch Sales Introduces "Lynch Sale In A Box"  - 12/6/2016

Created for the smaller stores who would like to raise cash, reduce inventory and improve their standing in the community.

Las Vegas Market Transforms Building B Lobby With Two New Exciting Showrooms For Winter Market  - 12/6/2016

Abbyson Living relocates and nearly doubles in size, CDI Furniture Expanding, Both on B1.

Tupelo Market “Mattress Mania” Offers Retailers Sales, Speakers and Product Demonstrations  - 12/6/2016

3rd Mattress Mania event to be held during 60th biannual furniture trade show, January 5th-8th.

New Book Reveals Where Home Furnishings Marketers Can Find New Customers  - 12/6/2016

Book explores not only the attitudes and buying power of young HENRYs, but also how top online and brick-and-mortar retailers and marketers are responding to the needs and desires of this new home consumer,

ITMA Announces Rebranding  - 12/6/2016

A new name—International Textile Alliance (ITA)—and logo reflect the association’s updated vision and mission.

All American Furniture Expo Moving to Larger Venue  - 12/5/2016

To expand their show by holding it in the Utz Building at the York Expo Center.

Home Furnishings Association Retail Resource Center Announces Schedule For Seminar Series.  - 12/4/2016

Seminar Series to take place at Winter Las Vegas Market.

Latexco Appoints New CEO  - 12/4/2016

Mr. Ben Ducatteeuw appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

The Atlanta International Area Rug Market To Feature The National Oriental Rug Show at AmericasMart Atlanta  - 12/4/2016

National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association.

Blue Bell Mattress, King Koil Extend Licensing Agreement To Build On 50-Year Partnership  - 12/4/2016

Blue Bell has been King Koil’s Northeast licensee for nearly 50 years, making it the company’s longest, continuous partner.

Does The New EPA Formaldehyde Rule Apply To You?  - 12/4/2016

AHFA cautions that some companies may be surprised by impact of new regulation.

Sauder Woodworking Customer Support Contact Center Receives ‘Center of Excellence’ Certification for 12th Consecutive Year  - 12/4/2016

Contact centers achieved the Center of Excellence distinction based on best-practice metrics drawn from the world’s largest database of objective and quantitative data that is audited and validated by researchers from BenchmarkPortal.

Weekly Media Note #156 from Lance Hanish: 67% Of Marketers Can’t Measure Mobile ROI. They Better Start Now  - 12/4/2016

Mobile marketing has been around since 2005. A decade later, those in charge of getting the message out to their targeted audiences do not use mobile. Or if they do, they use it grudgingly.

AHFA Announces 2017 Meetings And Conferences  - 12/4/2016

Events include those planned by AHFA and its affiliates, including the International Casual Furnishings Association, the Specialized Furniture Carriers and the Solution Partners supplier division.

Feizy Opens New Prime Showroom Location C-180 At Winter Las Vegas Market  - 12/4/2016

The newly renovated and expanded showroom is in a prime location in the main lobby of Building C.

Third Annual Party On Peachtree 2017 To Be Held At Capital City Club  - 12/4/2016

Party on Peachtree 2017 is scheduled for Thursday, January 12, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and continuing through 9:30 p.m.

Polyurethane Foam Association Elects 2017 Officers  - 11/30/2016

Chip Holton of NCFI Polyurethane elected President.

Pleasant Mattress Improves Customer Experience With Focus On Delivery For Maxx Mattress Line  - 11/30/2016

New heavy-duty, non-woven branded bag protects the mattress and helps ensure a cleaner delivery into the consumer’s home.

Rejuvenation To Open First Midwest Store In Chicago  - 11/30/2016

Lighting and Home Goods destination to open on North Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Dan Reinbold Joins MicroD as Vice President of Sales  - 11/29/2016

Reinbold brings over 20 years of experience in sales, technology, business development, and management.

Ashley Furniture Partners With Marxent For Virtual Design And Visualization  - 11/29/2016

Ashley CEO: “Augmented and Virtual Reality will transform the shopping experience both in-store and online.”

What Did The Election Teach Us About Furniture Marketing?  - 11/29/2016

Are you marketing to the Blue or the Red? Why most ad agencies are getting it wrong says Bill Napier.

Recent Furniture Fact Survey finds 56% of shoppers browse for furniture inspiration online.  - 11/29/2016

Alliance Data Also finds that 22% of consumers pay for their purchases with a store credit card.

Fine Cotton Factory Earns Coveted “GOTS” Organic Certification  - 11/29/2016

Fine Cotton Factory’s mattress ticking, and its washing and knitting processes, are now covered by the certification GOTS certification.

Woodard Announces The Winners Of Their 150th Anniversary Rocker Contest  - 11/29/2016

Doug Bosse, general manager of SunSpot Pool and Patio in Arlington Heights, Ohio, was the lucky winner who received the very first of the 150 limited edition Anniversary Rockers.

Denver Mattress Company Opens Store in York, PA  - 11/29/2016

The debut store represents the 111th in the US.

Human Touch Voluntarily Recalls Reclining Chairs Due to Fall Hazard  - 11/29/2016

Perfect power recliner chair's joystick reclining mechanism can malfunction and allow the chair to continue moving, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Aaron's Teams with Former NFL Stars to Deliver "Homes for the Holidays"  - 11/29/2016

Aaron's Fully Furnishes Habitat for Humanity Homes for Families in Atlanta, Newark and Phoenix.

Art Van Furniture Opens New 80,000-Square-Foot Showroom in Schaumburg, Illinois  - 11/29/2016

Will host three-day celebration that kicks off with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 1 with remarks from Art Van Executives and Village officials.

Hooker Furniture Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend  - 11/29/2016

Board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share, payable on December 30, 2016

Tupelo Furniture Market Marks 60th Event With New Dates And New Mobile App  - 11/29/2016

Will allow users to find which companies are showing, where they are located, and what types of furniture, accessories or gift-related products they are selling.

Timothy Corrigan To Be Honored As 2017 Design Icon At Las Vegas Winter Market  - 11/29/2016

Corrigan will share his experiences working with an impressive array of high-profile clients, as well as impart his design wisdom and philosophies.

Versatile Credit Adds New No-Credit-Needed Lenders  - 11/29/2016

Simple Finance, Smart Sales & Lease and West Creek Financial join the in-store platform.

Joe Ruggiero’s Design Travels Collection To Be Shown At December Showtime  - 11/27/2016

Ruggiero to introduce nine new patterns At High Point

Easy Furniture Web Tip 236: Rank in Local Cities with This SEO Tip. Super Easy.  - 11/27/2016

Don’t forget to add the city next to the name when placing a testimonial on your website.

Wayfair Unveils Home Design Experience with Daydream Virtual Reality App  - 11/24/2016

IdeaSpace is the company’s second virtual reality application for designing spaces with furniture and décor.

ITMA Announced Winter Showtime Schedule Of Events  - 11/24/2016

Textile market adds to event schedule.

Jordan's Furniture Holds Event For Families Adopting Children From State Foster Care  - 11/21/2016

Private viewing of historic "Enchanted Village" holiday display for families adopting children from foster care.

La-Z-Boy Acquires U.K. Licensee  - 11/21/2016

Also acquires Nine La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Stores in the U.S.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #32: The Bakery Store Inventory  - 11/21/2016

In Black November, it's never been more important to follow the lessons of a baker: have one extra item on the shelf at the end of the day.

Wayfair Named Top Place to Work By The Boston Globe  - 11/20/2016

Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them the best—their employees.

Wayfair Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results  - 11/20/2016

Direct Retail revenue increased $287.4 million to $832.4 million, up 52.7% year over year.

Charles Johnson Joins NEHDS Logistics as President/COO  - 11/20/2016

Company adds to team with addition of logistics industry veteran.

High Point Market Announces The 2017 Style Spotters Team  - 11/20/2016

Announcement was made live during the Fall 2016 High Point Market as part of the Style Spotters LIVE! event.

Las Vegas Market Strengthens Artisan Presentation  - 11/20/2016

Maker-focused exhibits, education and events planned at Winter Market

Latest Survey Finds Black Friday Has Gone Global  - 11/20/2016

An international survey taken among 3,400 participants in 8 countries shows that Black Friday is becoming a major shopping event outside the U.S.

Christopher Guy Launches First CG Black Card Event in Los Angeles  - 11/20/2016

Five key Southern California realtors were presented with a $20,000 Black Card on Thursday, November 10 at its West Hollywood showroom.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates $86,000 To Hunger-Relief Organizations  - 11/20/2016

Retailer celebrates the holiday season by gifting $1,000 to 86 food pantries within its footprint.

Lazzaro Leather Products Spotlighted In Latest One Room Challenge  - 11/20/2016

Two of Lazzaro Leather’s fashionable Ames sling chairs play a prominent role in the family room redesign.

Las Vegas Market Enhances Home Décor Presentation  - 11/20/2016

Three new anchor tenants opening showrooms on b3 for Winter Market.

FFO Home Opens 39th And 40th Stores In Shawnee, OK And Paragould, AR  - 11/20/2016

Grand openings kicked off a week of festivities and price giveaways.

Crate And Barrel Launches New E-Commerce Marketplace  - 11/20/2016

Partners With RevCascade to offer extended aisle of highly curated exclusive products from around the world.

ITMA Announces Newest Exhibitors At Showtime  - 11/20/2016

New exhibitors debut at Showtime December 2016.

Gold Bond Names Retail Veteran To Manage Sales In 3 States  - 11/14/2016

Jerry Colpitts is the new territory manager responsible for the company’s sales in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

Vanguard’s John Bray Receives 50th Annual AHFA Distinguished Service Award  - 11/14/2016

It was the 50th presentation of AHFA’s service award, conferred annually to an industry executive selected for his or her contributions to the home furnishings industry, to the AHFA and to their local community.

Pleasant Mattress Promotes 2 In Its Operations Department  - 11/14/2016

Mingo Urrea has been named manufacturing manager; Vue Yang promoted to trucking supervisor.

Cresent Fine Furniture Names New Head Of Sales  - 11/14/2016

Long-time veteran of company will lead evolution of brand.

Whitewood Industries’ John Thomas Division Partners With Coastal Conservation Association  - 11/14/2016

Coastal Classics Collection afforded the company a unique opportunity to support a worthy cause.

Kathy Ireland and Barclay Butera Talked Trends at Nourison's Showroom  - 11/14/2016

Discussion centered on consumer trends versus designer trends.

Sustainable Furnishings Council Announces Winners of #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition  - 11/14/2016

Paola McDonald of Olamar Interiors takes top prize, the Sustainable Design Excellence Award.

Survey shows 69 percent of furniture retailers expect that sales will increase in 2017.  - 11/14/2016

35 percent of respondents expect that the majority of their customers will browse, apply and buy furniture online in the next two years.

Bedgear Appoints 25-year Veteran As Vice President Of Business Development  - 11/14/2016

Brian Baxter has led various leadership roles in product innovation, merchandising, and sales management for both retail and wholesale companies.

SFC Announces Winners Of #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition  - 11/14/2016

Competition took place on Oct. 21 in conjunction with the SFC’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at High Point Market.

SummerWinds Signature Aluminum Line Launched by Pride Family Brands For Specialty Retail Market  - 11/14/2016

The SummerWinds Signature Aluminum outdoor furnishings brand includes a selection of seven complete outdoor living collections in traditional, transitional and contemporary styles.

TEMPOE Celebrates 1 Million Leases  - 11/14/2016

Company has seen an average growth of 300 percent each year since its founding.

Las Vegas Market Unveils Salon West Concept In January  - 11/14/2016

New juried spotlight of Home Decor ‘Crème De La Crème’.

42nd IHGF Delhi Fair Wrap Up  - 11/14/2016

Edition featured 2950 participants in 14 product segments with access to the 900 marts.

SFIC Appoints New President  - 11/14/2016

Also unveils new corporate rebranding.

Leon’s Furniture Reports 3rd Quarter Same Store Sales Growth  - 11/14/2016

Revenue grew 4.9% to $575,724,000 in Q3-2016.

Italian Solid Wood Resource ConArte Partners With Giuliano Riello To Design Modern Line  - 11/10/2016

The line made its High Point Market debut a year ago and centered its focus on upscale retailers and designers.

Las Vegas Market’s First Look Reveals Hottest New Trends  - 11/10/2016

Winter Market Display, Seminar & Printed Guide to Showcase Four Key Trends.

ZUO’s Visual Merchandising Director Opens VIGNETTE Living  - 11/10/2016

John Perez Opens store in Piedras Negras, Coahuila Mexico.

Customatic Adjustable Bedz Creates National Service Team  - 11/10/2016

Will give the company control over team members dispatched to set up and service the company’s product line.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #31: Harry Shoulda Been There  - 11/10/2016

With 2017 in view, think about the hard decisions you HAVE to make to have a CHAMPIONSHIP retail business.

C-Level Executives May Be Liable For Cyber Breaches, Warns LeClairRyan Attorney  - 11/9/2016

Complacency puts them at legal and professional risk, Christopher Wiech says in recent blog post.

Pleasant Mattress Names New Director Of Quality & Compliance  - 11/9/2016

Michael Stype joined the company in 2011 as plant manager.

45th Canadian Furniture Show Will Focus on Enhancing Visitor Experience  - 11/9/2016

While the 2016 edition of the Canadian Furniture Show enjoyed a resounding success with more than 230 exhibitors and 7,000 participants, the 45th edition will feature a more streamlined format and an enhanced visitor experience.

AHFA Announces 2017 Officers And Directors  - 11/7/2016

Richard Magnussen to serve as Chairman of the Board.

New Metropolitan Home by Lazzaro Introductions Result in Busy October Market  - 11/7/2016

Also targets Millennials with new apartment living program.

International Market Centers Announce Refinancing  - 11/7/2016

Reduces cost of capital, extends debt maturities, enhances financial flexibility

Art Van PureSleep Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Store In Plymouth, Michigan  - 11/7/2016

New 4,000 square-foot showroom to open on Nov. 10 with a kickoff celebration.

Reverie Launches New Product Lineup for Fall 2016  - 11/7/2016

Mattresses and Power Bases now available nationwide.

Denver Mattress Company Announces The 14th Anniversary Charity Partnership With The Association Of Gospel Rescue Missions  - 11/7/2016

Pledges a dollar for every dollar donated to 60 rescue missions across the U.S.

Sit 'n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic Donate Two Thousand Mattresses to LA Family Housing  - 11/7/2016

Donation in Honor of Veterans Day & Homelessness Awareness Month

Jerome’s Furniture Names Kevin Bligh COO  - 11/6/2016

Executive brings 40 years of corporate finance and accounting, operations and strategic planning to company.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #30: Your Convenience Store  - 11/6/2016

In almost every market study, price and convenience are closely tied for reasons Millennials decide on a purchase.

Furniture Manufacturer, Whitewood Industries, Acquires Landmark Building  - 11/6/2016

Acquires the 215 South Main Street building, originally built by US Furniture Industries’ founder and owner, Stanley Taylor.

Two New Oral Histories Of Industry Leaders Released From The American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame  - 11/6/2016

Hardcover books on Jerry Epperson and Hassell H. Franklin include company and family photos.

Hooker Furniture Taps Steve Lush  - 11/6/2016

33-year veteran of the furniture retail, manufacturing and interior design industries joins the Company as the new Executive Vice President.

New Lighting Collection, Bunny Williams, Announced for Currey & Company  - 11/6/2016

New collection will premier at spring High Point market.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 235: No deadline? Create One.  - 11/6/2016

If you don’t have a deadline for a project to improve web content, it might be because you don’t have an urgency that requires a deadline.

Shoeboxed Announces BrandLoop  - 11/6/2016

New product to move manufacturers away from paper warranty registration cards.

Christiane Lemieux and Meganne Wecker Launch Cloth & Company  - 11/6/2016

Partnering with retailers, Cloth & Company will launch with curated, custom collections for each company.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 11/6/2016

Consumer Confidence seems to be the main thing holding us back, but people figured the elections would be over soon, all the negative ads would go away and we would get back to business.

IFFT/Interior Lifestyle Living Tokyo  - 11/6/2016

Show has been expanded by 9% with 450 exhibitors from 14 countries.

Wright Global Graphics Partners With North Carolina Customer To Aid In Hurricane Matthew Flood Relief Efforts  - 11/6/2016

Employees at WGG heeded the call for assistance from its customer, Duplin Winery.

Versatile Credit Partners With Nationwide Marketing Group  - 11/6/2016

Partnership makes Versatile’s self-service, kiosk-based retail credit system available to thousands of Nationwide members.

Furniture Classics Limited Donates To Hurricane Matthew Relief  - 11/6/2016

raised money for the United Methodist Men of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina to assist with rebuilding efforts in Hatteras Village.

Furniture First Launches Symposium Sponsorship Portal  - 11/6/2016

The online signup provides an even footing for each approved vendor to participate.

CIFF Forms New Partnerships, Relationships At High Point Market  - 11/6/2016

Two sessions necessary to introduce CIFF to Market Attendees.

FFO Home Opens 38th Store in Wichita Falls, TX  - 11/3/2016

New store is first in Texas.

Remembering James De Lisa  - 11/3/2016

Founder of MSO Furniture and North Carolina Direct passes at age 89.

Southern California Furniture & Accessory Market Fully Booked  - 11/2/2016

November 9-10 show will open under new management in Long Beach, California.

HomeAdvisor Releases Results of 2016 Aging-In-Place Survey  - 11/1/2016

While more than 86% of the homeowners surveyed are familiar with common aging-related renovations, less than a quarter - 22% - have completed an aging-related project.

The Top Five Excuses Why Retailers Don't Integrate Technology Solutions To Grow Their Business  - 11/1/2016

...And the top 5 answers why they should.

Crystorama Named A Finalist In 28th Annual Arts Award Competition  - 11/1/2016

Company recognized for Achievement in Lighting Fixtures category.

Las Vegas Market Augments Furniture Offering  - 11/1/2016

Leading furniture brands opening new showrooms, expanding & relocating for Winter Market.

CORT Names Matt Hollingshead As New National Sales Manager  - 11/1/2016

Massachusetts native to join furniture rental company’s Higher Education division

Furniture Medic Announces New National Accounts Manager  - 11/1/2016

Expert brings 15 years of sales, operations and entrepreneurship.

Ante4autism Event, Presented By Leggett & Platt Inc., Surpasses $40,000 In Sponsorships  - 11/1/2016

Event to be held in Las Vegas Sunday, 1/22/17 at the Golden Nugget, as Co-Hosts hope to raise over $100,000.

Classy Art Recaps The BIG Event  - 10/31/2016

Fire dancers, Circue de Soleil performers, and aerial acrobatics were just some of the entertainment.

XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation To TransForce  - 10/30/2016

$558 Million strategic sale of assets will reduce debt, increase return on capital and improve long-term growth profile.

Tidewater Finance Company Partners With Furniture First  - 10/30/2016

Offers alternative financing options for members.

Hendon Takes Key Role At Planned Furniture Promotions  - 10/30/2016

Will improve training programs, merchandising, marketing and logistics as National Director of Operations.

IHFRA Announces Honorees for 22nd Annual Furniture Industry Awards Gala  - 10/30/2016

Honorees to receive the Pillar of the Industry Award, Retailer of the Year Award, the Distinguished Service Award.

IFDA New York Chapter Presents 10th Annual ‘Rising Stars Of Design’ Awards  - 10/30/2016

Rio Hamilton to serve as MC and introduce interior honorees.

Stanley Furniture Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results  - 10/30/2016

Sales continued to be negatively impacted by production delays in conjunction with the company’s manufacturing alliance with Starwood Manufacturing Corporation.

Susan Hornbeak-Ortiz Wins Prestigious 2016 Pinnacle Award  - 10/30/2016

Wins Best Occasional Table for the Shine by S.H.O Pierre Coffee Table.

Classic Brands Unveils New Website Featuring A Modern Design And Enriched Content  - 10/30/2016

New site designed to give retailers & consumers access to product information across Classic Brands bedding portfolio.

Universal Furniture And UNCG Partner For Education In Interiors  - 10/30/2016

Students present plans for Universal’s corporate renovation.

Caracole Appoints Senior Vice President Of Creative Merchandising  - 10/30/2016

Tim O’Hare joins Caracole from the design firm H. Thomas Keller and Associates, High Point, NC.

Want To Know How To Drive Customer Loyalty?  - 10/24/2016

Here’s what you need to know.

STORIS Announces new Certified Beta Upgrade Program  - 10/24/2016

New Beta Program provides clients with development benefits.

Weekly Media Note #155 from Lance Hanish: Get Mobile Friendly Now!  - 10/24/2016

It's time to prepare for a mobile business boom & Black Friday.

Rugs America Promotes Marketing Director To Vice President Of Marketing  - 10/24/2016

Jessica Bartels has been with the company since February 2016 and brings bold, fresh ideas and a vastly creative approach.

Isuzu Announces Details Of All-New F-Series Truck  - 10/24/2016

2018 FTR is set to change the class 6 market.

The Workplace is Changing – Here’s How to Give Employees What They Need  - 10/24/2016

Today more and more companies understand space matters to their bottom line, to their ability to attract and retain a skilled workforce, to supporting their company culture, and even to enabling execution of their business strategy.

On The Search For New Forms Of Open Living  - 10/24/2016

Todd Bracher reconfigures “Das Haus” at the International Interiors Show IMM cologne 2017

The American Society of Interior Design (ASID) New York Metro Announces 2016/2017 Chapter Board  - 10/24/2016

Metro Chapter Board was sworn in on Wednesday, October 5th in front of a crowd of almost two hundred attendees.

Alliance Data Signs Long-Term Renewal Agreement With Luxury Home Furnishings Retailer RH  - 10/23/2016

Alliance Data to continue enhancing brand loyalty for RH through credit program driven by acquisition capabilities.

Wright Global Graphics Taps 29-Year Corporate Veteran To Head Manufacturing  - 10/23/2016

Garry Jones is new Vice President of Manufacturing.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 234: Video Fatigue on Facebook? Why a Good Graphic Might be Better.  - 10/23/2016

A good graphic with a good offer may be better on Facebook than a video.

Nationwide Team Pays It Forward  - 10/23/2016

Partners with Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem to make treats and snacks for the families residing in the facility.

OMI Take Steps To Position Organic Line To Millennials  - 10/23/2016

Organic Trade Association study finds more than half of organic consumers are millennials.

8 Tips For Independent Retailers To Maximize Digital Marketing This Holiday Season  - 10/23/2016

It’s more important than ever retailers execute strong, timely and effective digital marketing strategies during this critical selling season.

Retailer Web Services To Launch More Than 4,000 Deals  - 10/23/2016

Deals to start on Nov. 2nd on RWS's retail customers' websites.

A.R.T. Furniture Names Adam Tilley Senior Vice President Of Product And Marketing  - 10/23/2016

Tilley has overseen the introduction of several highly successful collections like vintage-inspired Arch. Salvage collection, and the modern glam-centric Morrissey collection, among many others.

KUKA Listed A-Share On Shanghai Stock Exchange  - 10/23/2016

Company has officially gone public, with the initial public offering of 82.5 million shares.

Stanley Furniture Hosts Meyer Lansky II At Fall High Point Market  - 10/21/2016

Celebrates Havana Crossing introduction.

Gold Bond Launches Social Media Contest At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Prizes include premium futon and floor sample.

PROFITsystems’ Mobile Point-of-Sale Application At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Mobile point-of-sale app enables home furnishings retailers to differentiate from competition, increase sales.

Wayfair Co-Founders And Klaussner Home Furnishings CEO To Be Honored With City Of Hope's 2016 Spirit Of Life Award  - 10/20/2016

The award recognizes leaders whose work has fundamentally impacted the home furnishing industry.

Pavilion Furniture Unveils Two New Collections At High Point Fall Market  - 10/20/2016

Debuting its Casablanca and Empire Lines as well as showcasing Olympus Line for the first time at a trade show.

Borkholder Furniture To Show Two New Solid Wood collections At High Point  - 10/20/2016

The new collections are designed to intermingle beautifully with each other and with pieces consumers already own.

COCOCOZY Designer Coco Holding Market ‘Meet and Greet’ in Capel Rugs Showroom  - 10/20/2016

Popular designer, blogger launching new custom rug program at High Point Market.

Caracole Modern Shows 50 New Pieces At High Point Furniture Market  - 10/20/2016

"Modern Uptown" reinterprets loft style for the next generation of global living spaces.

Southern California Furniture And Accessory Market Returns Nov. 9 – 10 With The Latest Trends In Home Décor  - 10/20/2016

The Southern California Furniture and Accessory Market returns with new management and expanded marketplace.

Sunbrella And Thibaut Collaborate In Shared Space At October High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Fabrics showcased at the Suites at Market Square ground floor entrance.

Jerome’s Furniture Names Jon Landis Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager  - 10/20/2016

Industry veteran brings more than 20 years of planning, cross-function store operations, merchandising to company.

Vaughan-Bassett Partners With Furniture First For Artisan & Post Line  - 10/20/2016

Furniture First to announce the program to their members and encourage them to visit the Vaughan-Bassett showroom at the High Point Market.

IMAX Worldwide Home Offers Sneak Peek At New Trisha Yearwood Home Collection Designs  - 10/20/2016

Yearwood’s expanded home accessories line to debut at High Point Market.

KAS Rugs To Debut 100+ New Rugs At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Also Introducing new pillow assortment.

A.R.T. Furniture Introduces Two Major Transitional Collections At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Whole-home collections ‘Cityscapes’ and ‘Roséline’ reflect the trend toward light and clean transitional styling.

More Than 100 Design Professionals From Decorating Den Interiors To Visit High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

22 States and two Provinces represented.

Amber Engine Brings On Two Directors To Accommodate Company's Growth  - 10/20/2016

Bonnie Melcher has joined as the Director of Manufacturer Sales while Dan Wieczorek is named the Director of VAR Sales.

Iconic Pineapple Introduces Latest Valentino Bustos Works At High Point Show this Fall  - 10/20/2016

Hosts artist signing party, free giclee prints, Monday 1pm -5pm.

Malouf Unveils New Showroom And Products At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Move prepares the company for increasing traffic and facilitates its customized sales approach.

Art Van Furniture Launches Flood Damage Relief Program In Iowa  - 10/20/2016

Extending its employee purchase program pricing to local flood victims in need.

Leon's Furniture Opens Ten New Retail Locations  - 10/20/2016

Both Leon's and The Brick are open to serve customers coast-to-coast for the first time in Leon's 100-year history.

Gold Bond Unveils Juvenile Mattress Line Sporting Copper-Infused Ticking  - 10/20/2016

In addition to the ticking, components also include high-end, natural latex, micro-coils, gel and high-resiliency foam.

Wesley Allen Develops Ruby Red Finish To Celebrate 40th Anniversary At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

The Ruby Red Anniversary finish will be showcased at the Fall High Point Market on a traditional Wesley Allen iron bed in the company’s showroom.

Kingsdown Will Introduce 5 Mattresses At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Kingsdown’s “Vintage Collection” delivers timeless elegance in supportive lineup.

Classic Brands Helps Mattress Retailers Meet New Customer Demand For Online Bed-In-A-Box Product  - 10/20/2016

“Urban Loft” line is brand’s focus at fall high point market.

Delandis Upholstery Targets Millennials At High Point Market  - 10/20/2016

Targets Millennials with two-over-two, sleek reclining sofa designs.

Ave Home Debuts New Collection at High Point  - 10/19/2016

The nineteen-piece AVE Raw collection includes a mixture of occasional, dining and living room furniture.

ART Vendors Offer Great Deals At The High Point Market  - 10/19/2016

Member exclusive discounts for market and five new participating vendors.

Fashion Bed Group Simplifies Shopping With New Packaging Approach  - 10/19/2016

SleepSense Concept Improves Shopability and Consumer Experience at Retail

Kincaid Furniture High Point Introductions  - 10/19/2016

Adds casual dining program and lively, colorful custom upholstery options.

Sauder Adds Versatility for Any Space, Style and Budget at Fall High Point Market  - 10/19/2016

New finishes, styles and Midcentury Modern influences expand Sauder’s offering.

Vanguard's Thom Filicia Campaigns to "Make America Beautiful Again"  - 10/19/2016

Adds pieces to his furniture collection with Vanguard Furniture.

Vanguard Furniture Launches Kataryna Collection  - 10/19/2016

Bringing a uniquely multicultural and feminine perspective to furniture design, Kataryna Dmoch offerings are distinctive, original and refreshing.

Vanguard Furniture Reinvents Custom Casegoods  - 10/19/2016

“Make it Yours” program allows the end customer to be the designer, potentially disrupting the way casegoods are sold at retail.

Art Van Furniture Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Art Van PureSleep Mattress Store In Grand Rapids  - 10/19/2016

Grand Opening for 4,000 sq. ft.showroom to take place on Oct. 20th.

PROFITsystems Partners with Furniture 1st, Offers Members Benefits  - 10/19/2016

Furniture 1st members gain extra perks within retail management solutions for home furnishings retailers.

Chromcraft Revington Douglas Issues Statement Regarding Unauthorized Manufacture and Distribution of Chair Designs  - 10/19/2016

Says it will be vigilant in pursuing legal action to enforce their rights and to protect the rights of their authorized dealers and sellers.

Natuzzi Collection Newcomers Shown At High Point Fall Market 2016  - 10/19/2016

High Point Market is where Natuzzi presents its furniture to the American market.

KAS Rugs Introduces A New Swatch Display Rack  - 10/18/2016

Introduced during Summer Markets, customizable to retailer needs and has already surpassed expectations.

Christopher Guy At High Point Fall Market  - 10/18/2016

Lifestyle Brand to host final reception in its showroom before relocating to its brand new building in April 2017

Sportrider Drawing added for Mega/Windermere Motion High Point Fundraiser.  - 10/18/2016

Mega/Windermere Motion has adding a drawing for a sports-scooter to their Dilly Bar Fundraiser benefiting Sincerely Agape Outreach Ministries during High Point Market.

Smartstuff Introduces Axis Modern Baby And Youth Collection  - 10/17/2016

Also incorporates new safety feature preventing" Drawer Ladder"

High Point Market Authority Enhances MyMarket App For Fall Market 2016  - 10/17/2016

Includes 5 new buildings with innovative indoor mapping features.

Stone & Leigh Introduces Eclectic, Fanciful Designs to Nursery and Children’s Furniture Collections  - 10/17/2016

Building on the classic design elements of its five original collections, this 94-piece debut features fashion-forward furniture and complementary accessories.

Vispring Crafts two events at High Point Showroom  - 10/17/2016

Design Unleashed and Master Craftsman events planned for High Point Market.

Nourison Hosts Tea & Trends Talk At High Point Market  - 10/17/2016

Speakers Kathy Ireland And Barclay Butera discussed consumer trends versus designer trends.

Las Vegas Market Aligning Better Home Décor Resources  - 10/17/2016

Seven leading suppliers relocating to floor C3 for Winter Market.

Furniture Of America Debuts Furniture “APP” For Apple, Android Devices  - 10/17/2016

The APP allows users to search for products, check pricing and inventory, download and email pictures and place orders from their mobile phones or tablets from anywhere.

Sunvilla Launches Paula Deen Home Outdoor Collection  - 10/17/2016

Two new collections sold exclusively through Universal Furniture

Sandberg Furniture Announces Launch Of New Brand: Martin Svensson Home  - 10/17/2016

Martin Svensson Home brand to debut at Fall High Point Market in a new showroom.

Showroom Technologies To Launch Showroom Navigator at High Point Furniture Market  - 10/17/2016

New technology allows retailers to display and sell 6500 SKUS In 265 sq. ft.

Capel Rugs Adding New Looks to COCOCOZY and Biltmore Lines  - 10/17/2016

Introductions include major new custom collection.

Gloster Furniture Opens New Showroom at Showplace  - 10/17/2016

Joins Newcomers Star International, William Sheppe & Jenkins Lamp for October High Point Market

Protect-A-Bed Names Kara Lineal as Vice President of Marketing  - 10/17/2016

Warrick Bell to oversee product innovation for the company.

Johnston Casuals Furniture Debuts Custom Platform Beds At Fall High Point Market  - 10/17/2016

Available in Queen or King Sizes to allow customers to further customize their homes.

Barry Goralnick’s Line Of Furniture From Vanguard Is On-Trend With Millennials’ Affinity For Entertaining At Home.  - 10/16/2016

Putting timeless design, effortless glamour, and fun back in furniture.

Classic Brands Boosts Production To Meet Demand For Adjustable Base Design  - 10/16/2016

Adjustable base can be shipped via small parcel carriers to meet customer demand.

Capel Rugs Offering Special Discounts, Giveaways to Celebrate Biltmore Additions  - 10/16/2016

Free massages, wine and cheesecake party during October High Point Market

SALON Opens Early, Adds High Design Exhibitors For Fall High Point Market  - 10/16/2016

Newcomers include fermob USA, Harbour Outdoor Australia, Zoe Bios Creative.

Picture Source Somerset Debuts Three New Artists for High Point Market  - 10/16/2016

Champagne reception to fete artists open to all.

Furniture First Welcomes Choice Furniture  - 10/16/2016

Choice Furniture is a family run business with over 25 years in business in the Plattsburgh area.

Synchrony Financial and Nationwide Marketing Group Extend Consumer Financing Program Agreement  - 10/16/2016

For over 17 years, Synchrony Financial has provided a consumer financing program that has grown to include more than 1,800 participating NMG retail member locations throughout the United States.

Somerton Dwelling Debuts Virtual Reality Technology At Fall Market  - 10/16/2016

Hires SubVRsive to provide their story using virtual reality.

Despite A Hurricane, Attendees Turned Out In Force To Experience The First Annual ICFF Miami  - 10/16/2016

ICFF’s Miami debut coincided with the effects of Hurricane Matthew in Southeast Florida on October 6.

Furniture Industry Executive Bill Grace To Debut New Company At High Point Market  - 10/16/2016

Southern Sky Home serves as a lifestyle home furnishings resource, with a mix of design styles and unique items.

Service Lamp Doubles Down On Las Vegas Market  - 10/16/2016

Offers "High Point" market savings on a limited number of 17PAR38 LED lamps.

Maxwood Furniture To Premier It’s Largest Assortment Of New Products For Kids And Youth  - 10/16/2016

At this fall market, they are premiering their “All In One” Loft Bed Design, available in 3 finishes and 6 different configurations.

Last Chance To Purchase Tickets For Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Induction Celebration  - 10/16/2016

Final call to purchase tickets to the Hall of Fame Induction Celebration to be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons.

Surya To Spotlight Value Across The Spectrum At High Point Market  - 10/16/2016

Surya will debut hundreds of rugs and accessories at this Fall's High Point Market, including many new options at value price points.

Universal Furniture To Debut MODERN at High Point Market.  - 10/16/2016

MODERN by Universal is a midcentury inspired casegood and upholstery collection.

Caracole Compositions Debuts The Adela Collection  - 10/16/2016

Among the 30 pieces in The Adela collection are cocktail tables, media cabinets, side chairs dressers and nightstands, dining chairs, beds and more.

Ashley Furniture Dedicates New Advanced Technology Center  - 10/16/2016

Nearing completion of a 155,000 square-foot expansion to its Plant 4 manufacturing and distribution facility.

Fashion Bed Group To Make Shipping And Assembly A Breeze For Both Retailers And Consumers.  - 10/15/2016

Latest offerings to be shown at High Point Market.

Michael Weiss Adds New Case & Upholstery To His Modern Classics Collection From Vanguard  - 10/13/2016

Weiss uses mixed media in designing iconic, signature modern “collector quality” furniture.

Mega/Windermere Motion's Dairy Queen “Dilly Bar” Fundraiser Returns For October High Point Market  - 10/12/2016

The fundraiser will support Sincerely Agape Outreach Ministries.

ASFD Moves to Protect Historic Furniture Industry Design Assets  - 10/12/2016

Partners with North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and Bienenstock Furniture Library.

American Drew Draws Inspiration from Antiques in Modern Market Introductions  - 10/12/2016

Collections Offer a Fresh Perspective on Timeless Designs

OW Lee Announces Sales Representative of the Year for 2016  - 10/12/2016

Robert Wilk presented with the Sales Rep of the Year award for 2016.

Country View Woodworking Brings New "American Modern" Collection To High Point Market  - 10/12/2016

Fresh new bedroom line includes a wide selection of beds, cases, finishes, drawer and hardware options designed to give maximum sales per square foot.

Jaipur Home To Introduce Urban Composition Collection At High Point Market  - 10/12/2016

New collection showcases "clean" geometric silhouettes in beautiful combinations of wood, metal and glass.

Nourison at High Point Market: Rich Texture, Color and Abstract Patterns  - 10/11/2016

New area rug styles from Prismatic, Opaline and Silk Shadows will be previewed.

Fresh New Showroom Marks 25 Years for Dimplex North America  - 10/11/2016

Showroom contains more than two dozen mantel and media console fireplaces, ranging from industrial chic to traditional elegance.

Copeland Furniture Adds Quick Ship Program for Best Sellers  - 10/11/2016

Best-selling bedroom and dining room collections will be offered in a range of finishes and available for shipping within 1-2 weeks.

American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration Announces Five Celebrity Presenters.  - 10/11/2016

Johnny Bench, Thom Filicia, Kathy Ireland and Jane Seymour join entertainer Donny Osmond for 28th induction celebration.

Sustainable Furnishings Council’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Set To Connect Manufacturers, Retailers, Interior Designers And Affiliate Partners  - 10/11/2016

Oct. 21st event will be held at The Lofts at Union Square in High Point.

60 Furniture First Members Sign Up With Versatile Credit  - 10/11/2016

About 60 members of buying group add kiosk-based credit solution.

Main Street Properties Feature Major New Tenants, Expansions for October High Point Market  - 10/11/2016

Newcomers Include Amalfi Home Furniture, K-Motion and 15,000 SQ FT Expansion for Kuka Home.

VCHFRA of the Piedmont Donates to Brenner Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Oncology  - 10/11/2016

30th annual golf tournament raises $5,000.

Pleasant Mattress Rolls Out Maxx, The Company’s Hybrid Mattress Brand  - 10/11/2016

Maxx is engineered with an extensive sag-free support structure of heavy-wire coils and ultra high-density foams.

Bellini Modern Living To Launch Contemporary Italian Collection  - 10/11/2016

Contemporary upholstery designs to debut within the company’s Bellini Italian Home division at High Point market.

Lazzaro Leather Adds Two Groups to Fast-Growing Metropolitan Home Program  - 10/11/2016

Groups explore urban styling with driftwood bases and stainless steel frames.

50+ New Tenants Join Suites at Market Square for Fall High Point Market  - 10/11/2016

New Show Specials, Seminar Room Hosting 20+ Designer Classes, Free Lunch Seminar with Thibaut

Abbyson Living Opens Upholstery Factory in Shanghai  - 10/11/2016

"AbbySky" covers around 3 million square feet of space, has 20 assembly lines, an R&D department producing over 25 new models every month, and a full quality control department.

Vanguard Furniture Adds To John Black’s Compendium Collection  - 10/11/2016

Each piece is rooted in provenance but has a refined embellishment for the 21st century

BedMart Mattress Superstores and Tempur-Pedic Donate To Help Oregon Families  - 10/10/2016

BedMart will donate 128 mattresses to Albertina Kerr, an organization dedicated to serving Oregon’s most vulnerable families and communities.

Fashion Bed Group High Point Showroom To Highlight Minimalist And Modern Designs  - 10/8/2016

The company’s latest styles deliver interpretations of today’s most in-demand looks.

Global Children's Furniture Producer Cilek Kids’ Room Enters U.S. Market  - 10/7/2016

Secures permanent, 6,000 square-foot showroom in High Point.

Phillips Family Is IFDA’s 2016 Luminary Award Winner  - 10/7/2016

Award salutes design pioneers and visionary leaders of Phillips Collection.

City Furniture Implements HighJump Enterprise Warehouse Management System  - 10/7/2016

South Florida’s largest furniture retailer now running adaptable WMS to support complex supply chain, future growth.

IFFS Reveals New Updates and EU Partnership  - 10/7/2016

2017 edition returns in March; opens for pre-registration.

CIFF Shanghai 2016 Recap: Numbers Prove Constant Growth For International Furniture Fair  - 10/7/2016

Attendees grow by 10,000 this year from 30 countries, with 2,000 exhibitors.

Abbyson Living Hires Beth Dixon As VP Of Sales  - 10/5/2016

Dixon has been in the furniture industry for 20 years, in positions ranging from retail buyer to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Classy Art Hires Kevin King as National Sales Manager  - 10/5/2016

King, formerly of Somerton, is making the move from the Pacific Coast in Corona California to join the Classy Art team on the Gulf Coast in Houston Texas.

Retail Strategist Connie Post Teams With Moe’s Home Collection  - 10/5/2016

Color-based merchandising program for decorative accessories and furniture is set to be unveiled in the Moe’s Home Collection showroom (IHFC D430) at the High Point Market.

2016 Casual Market Chicago Experiences Strong Attendance And Positive Feedback  - 10/5/2016

This year’s show, held September 20-23, included 250+ showrooms and exhibitors showcased the latest in outdoor and casual living.

Surya To Debut New Line Of Signature Rugs At High Point  - 10/5/2016

New line developed in collaboration with international lifestyle brand ELLE.

Maxtrix Kids Rooms Flagship Showroom Opens In Mount Pleasant  - 10/5/2016

This is the first retail showroom for Maxwood Furniture.

Phillips Collection Event Program Announced For High Point Market Fall 2016  - 10/5/2016

Events include book signings, trend presentations, CEU-accredited sustainability seminars, new technology demos and casual meet and greets.

Classic Brands Creates New Role For Corporate Workflow & Organizational Management  - 10/5/2016

Names Janna Pulver to the new role.

The Retail Advantages of Online Negotiation  - 10/5/2016

Online e-commerce negotiating platform www.pricewaiter.com co-founder explains how brick and mortar furniture retailers can integrate online negotiating tools into an overall retail pricing strategy.

Loloi Announces the Launch of ED Ellen DeGeneres Rugs, Pillows & Throws  - 10/5/2016

The exclusive line will debut at the January 2017 Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets.

Coyote Outdoor Living Joins Nationwide Marketing Group  - 10/5/2016

The new alignment expands Coyote’s access to independent retailers seeking outdoor living components.

Naturepedic is First Mattress Brand to Earn Sustainable Furnishings Council Gold  - 10/5/2016

Company makes organic cotton mattresses, pillows, and other bedding accessories.

OW Lee Earns Fifth Straight ICFA Manufacturer of the Year Award  - 10/5/2016

CFA retail members are invited to vote for this award based on: design and quality of products, merchandising, customer service, ethics, communications, and trade relations.

Data Warehousing Platform From STORIS Now Offered In The Cloud  - 10/5/2016

New deployment will be sold in subscription packages, making the business intelligence tool available to all businesses.

Jordan’s Furniture Hosts “The Adoption Option” To Find Adoptive Homes For Children In Foster Care  - 10/5/2016

Event helps find permanent families for children in state foster care. and educates Adults and families who are interested in adoption.

Classy Art Announces Inaugural High Point Market Kick Off Party  - 10/5/2016

October event to include a red carpet entrance, fine food, creative cocktails and a live band.

Woodard Names Top Sales Award Winners  - 10/5/2016

Salesman of the Year and Woodward Winner announced in recent Sales Achievement Dinner in Chicago.

Six High Point University Students Win Fine Furniture Design Visual Merchandising Competition  - 10/5/2016

Capturing lifestyle of Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers, winning presentations to be displayed at High Point market.

El Dorado Furniture Partners With La Liga Contra El Cancer  - 10/4/2016

El Dorado Furniture will host a

Bassett Furniture Reports Third Quarter Consolidated Sales Decline  - 10/4/2016

Bassett Furniture's retail segment had a 0.9% decrease in comparable store sales while it's wholesale segment's net sales declined by $3.9 million or 6.2%.

Tempur Sealy Reports Third Quarter Sales Will Fail To Meet Prior Expectations  - 10/4/2016

Currently expects net sales for the full year to be down 1 to 3 percent as compared to 2015.

Leading Global Polyurethane Expert Will Head FXI R&D  - 10/4/2016

Dr. Philippe Knaub considered foremost expert on the development and application of polyurethane foams.

Surya Announces High Point Market Events  - 10/4/2016

Global brands Ted Baker, London and ELLE DECOR to headline events.

Bob's Discount Furniture Participates in Pajama Program, Sleep Walk  - 10/4/2016

The Pajama Program provides a comforting and nurturing bedtime, and reading support to children who are at-risk nationwide.

PROFITsystems Releases Two New Videos In the Secrets Of Smart Retailing Series  - 10/4/2016

Videos feature tips on maximizing cash flow and operational excellence.

Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Sales All-star?  - 10/4/2016

Do you really have what it takes to maneuver sensitive customer situations? Find out if you have what it takes to be a sales all-star with this five-question quiz.

NMG Members Outperform Through Financial Services Training  - 10/2/2016

First complete training program that covers all forms of retail payment with 16 in-depth training modules.

Abbyson Living Gives Back to the Community with A Sense of Home  - 10/2/2016

Donates 150 sofas and other pieces of furniture, including chairs, armoires, and tables.

IMC Announces TrendWatch Winners for October 2016  - 10/2/2016

Over 1,500 submissions for program on leading-edge designs at High Point Market.

Mega/Windermere Motion Launches New Chair Heating/Cooling Seating System  - 10/2/2016

Entered into agreement with Gentherm, International, to bring heat and cooling system for the power recline/lift chairs.

American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Offers Discounted Tickets To Induction Celebration  - 10/2/2016

Discount offered to 4,000 sales representatives who attend High Point Market.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 10/2/2016

June orders up 5%, July orders down 5%. Consumer confidence rebounds in August.

eMarketer Retail Holiday Preview  - 10/2/2016

In its retail holiday preview, eMarketer expects ecommerce to grow 17% this year, surpassing 10% of total US retail sales for the first time.

Jordan’s Furniture and TD Bank Launch New Private Label Credit Card Program  - 10/2/2016

The Jordan’s Furniture credit card, which is financed by TD Bank, will be available at all Jordan’s Furniture stores and online.

Somerton Dwelling Debuts New IHFC Showroom  - 10/2/2016

4,739-square-foot Somerton Dwelling showroom will debut four new collections for October.

Exclusive Designer Lounge Launches At High Point Market  - 10/2/2016

Steelyard partners with Universal To The Trade to host the designer-only, pop-up workspace at High Point Market.

Kurt Darrow Gets Distinguished Alumni Award  - 10/2/2016

Kurt Darrow, Chairman, President and CEO of La-Z-Boy, Inc. was recently honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from Adrian College.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 233: SEO Friendly Platforms May Be Misleading  - 10/2/2016

I’ve noticed that many web-building platforms are touting their products as “SEO Friendly.” My concern is that folks who use these platforms will think …

Veteran CORT Employee Elected to Texas Homeless Network Board of Directors  - 10/2/2016

Todd Shell celebrates 25 years with the furniture rental company this month.

WithIt Announces October High Point Market Events  - 10/2/2016

Event lineup offers education, networking and mentoring for members and guests.

Artefama, Legends Global, CH Living, My Home Furnishings Join C&D Building for October Market  - 10/2/2016

CH Living triples showroom space, Sarreid celebrates 50th anniversary.

Recap: China International Furniture Fair Connects Exhibitors And Manufacturers Across The Globe  - 9/23/2016

Reports successful end to the 38th iteration of the trade show.

Hurtado Debuts Soho Collection At Fall High Point Market 2016  - 9/23/2016

Soho blends artisan designs with raw materials such as marble, leather, and brass.

A Peek Inside the Home that UF Gator Love Built.  - 9/23/2016

City Furniture’s donation brings elegance to University of Florida’s new Dasburg House.

MicroD Attracts Capital Investment to Accelerate Growth  - 9/23/2016

Major investment from Armory Capital to be used to bolster its solutions development and customer service programs.

Nationwide East Social Media Program A Success For Independent Retailers  - 9/23/2016

Retailers are seeing an increase in traffic and sales through Facebook and Twitter engagements.

Retail Technology Tip #10 From Storis: Physical Inventory  - 9/23/2016

The merchandise you own is an important asset to your business and keeping track of that inventory is crucial to your operations.

Dreamfit Announces Newly Designed Website And Facebook Page  - 9/23/2016

Also created consumer contests and giveaways starting in October through the remainder of 2016.

New Youth Furnishings Resource Set to Debut in U.S. at High Point Market  - 9/23/2016

Global distributor Imab Group Launches ‘MyYouth’ Collection for school-age kids.

Celadon Art Returns To High Point Market  - 9/23/2016

Returns to Suites at Market Square after 8 year hiatus.

Furniture First Hires Dino Cifelli as CEO  - 9/23/2016

Cifelli served as a Divisional Vice President of Sales, and as Regional Vice President over a 16 year period at Sleepy's.

Sustainable Furnishings Council celebrates 10th Anniversary Celebration  - 9/23/2016

Celebration to take place 6pm October 21st, at The Lofts at Union Square in High Point.

Who’s Up Adds Co-Founder and New Customer Purchase Features  - 9/23/2016

Gathering and reporting real-time customer-contact results gives retailers critical information.

Manna Launches New Phoenix Distribution Center  - 9/23/2016

Fifth such operation the company has opened around the country in the past three years.

Furniture Industry Worship Service Set For Sunday, Oct. 23 at High Point Market  - 9/23/2016

Service to take place at 7 a.m. On Oct. 23rd in the Universal Learning Center at High Point.

Knorr Marketing Hosts Symposium for Home Furnishings Retailers  - 9/23/2016

Symposium featured small-group break out sessions and multiple presentations.

Jordan’s Furniture Closes Stores For Presidential Debate  - 9/23/2016

Stores were closed on September 26th so customers and employees could watch the debate live.

Elegant Lighting To Relocate Main High Point Market Showroom  - 9/23/2016

Moving from IHFC into Market Square area with new 10,000 square foot space.

Jaipur Living Introduces New Artisan Row Marketplace  - 9/23/2016

New online-only collection showcases artisan made luxury rugs.

Caracole Debuts Signature Collection  - 9/23/2016

Features materials that have been precision-crafted into unique pieces with regal style.

Nourison New Hires in 2016  - 9/23/2016

New Appointments to Marketing Team include new Art Director, Account Executive and Southeast Regional Sales Manager.

CH Living Signs Lease for New High Point Showroom  - 9/23/2016

Tripling Size to 5,000 square feet and Moving to C&D building.

Positive Exhibitor Response To Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2017  - 9/22/2016

The show is set to grow 25% to 100,000 sqm with new Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre.

Therapedic Set To Unveil Two New Product Lines At High Point Market  - 9/22/2016

Bravura and Agility lines will b on display at Therapedic's High Point showroom.

Orchids America to showcase natural fibers collections at High Point Market  - 9/22/2016

Home textiles and accessories are crafted from silk, linen and cotton.

IMC Announces 109 New Tenants for October Market  - 9/22/2016

51 relocations & expansions includes Major Additions Abbyson Living, Sunbrella, SHO Modern, Fairfield Chair.

High Point Market HFA Seminars Announced  - 9/22/2016

Seminars run from Saturday, October 22 through Tuesday, October 25th.

ART Fun Night In High Point  - 9/22/2016

ART Fun Night in High Point, will take place on Monday, October 24th at the High Point Bowling Center.

Ashley for the Arts Breaks Attendance Record  - 9/22/2016

35,000 in attendance over the 3-day event

RWS Kicks Off NECO University Classes On Reputation Management  - 9/22/2016

First of five classes held at Annual Foxwoods Dealer Show.

Reverie Opens New Office In Buffalo  - 9/22/2016

New Downtown Office Will House 35 Finance, Customer Service & Sales Operation Positions.

Norwalk Furniture Partners With Color-Centric Company C  - 9/22/2016

New collection of 44 upholstered sofas, loveseats, ottomans and accent chairs will be marketed as Company C for Norwalk Furniture.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Opens New Store in Guatemala  - 9/22/2016

New HomeStore has a 11,904 square foot showroom.

All American Furniture Expo Celebrates Best Show Yet  - 9/22/2016

Sixth iteration held on September 8th and 9th, 2016.

Casual Industry Salutes 2016 Award Winners  - 9/22/2016

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration during the Casual Market Chicago.

Chromcraft Revington Douglas To Launch Cochrane Brand At High Point Market  - 9/22/2016

This launch reunites the Chromcraft, Peters-Revington, and Cochrane brands.

WithIt Awards Six Scholarships  - 9/21/2016

Annual scholarship program supports the organization’s focus on promoting home furnishings study and career development.

High Point Market’s Stars Under the Stars to Feature The Pointer Sisters and Maggie Rose  - 9/16/2016

Offering two unique nights of entertainment at Fall Market, October 22 - 26, 2016.

Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting’s Breakfast Provides Roadmap to Success for Interior Design Professionals  - 9/16/2016

High Point Market event slated for Sunday, October 23rd.

ZUO Canada Announces 4900 SF Flagship Showroom in Toronto, Canada.  - 9/16/2016

The International Centre is home to vendors showcasing indoor & outdoor furnishings, lighting and accessories.

IFDA’s “Circle of Excellence” Award Honorees Announced  - 9/16/2016

Awards program recognizes outstanding leadership, vision, and dedication in the furnishings and design industry.

Nourison Launches Online Product Reviews  - 9/16/2016

The system allows customers to rate a product, add a detailed review and even upload their own photos of the product.

Malouf Compliments Award-winning Sheets with Release of French Linen Duvet Cover Set  - 9/16/2016

The company will show the new sets at the upcoming New York Home Fashions Market.

Fine Furniture Design Celebrates First Chinese-Launched Collection At Party In Shanghai  - 9/16/2016

Event attended by U.S. and international retailers.

Home Décor Collection Launches in IHFC Highlight October High Point Market  - 9/16/2016

New Tenants Sagebrook Home, Cobra Art, Galaxy Home, New Food Options

Furniture Of America Celebrates Anniversary Of Texas Facility  - 9/16/2016

Plans 2-day gala, Sept 29th-30th, to thank customers at Texas facility.

Fine Cotton Factory Creates ‘Whisper-Light’ Pillow Liner  - 9/16/2016

Improves product feel & makes manufacturing more efficient.

MEGA Group USA announces 2017 Business Academy Leadership Retreats  - 9/16/2016

They will be held January 10-12, 2017 in Logan, Utah and February 7-9 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Middle Market Firms Surging in Leading Industry Sector  - 9/16/2016

Latest Middle Market Power Index from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet shows significant growth in number of firms, revenue and employment since 2011.

NEOCON East Announces Educational Seminar Offerings  - 9/16/2016

Offers over 25 CEU accredited programs across a wide range of topics and vertical markets.

David Stewart Joins BDI As Vice President Of Sales  - 9/16/2016

Brings 17 years of experience in sales & marketing to luxury brand.

Fairfield Chair & Brownstone Furniture Join 200 North Hamilton for October High Point Market  - 9/16/2016

New hospitality featuring free buyer’s lunch and ceu-accredited events.

Hooker Furniture Reports Fiscal First Half Results  - 9/16/2016

Earnings per diluted share increased nearly 28% from $0.36 in the comparable prior year quarter.

Mattress Firm Announces Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results  - 9/16/2016

Net sales for the second fiscal quarter increased 48.2% over the prior year period to $980 million.

Judges Announced for the 28th ARTS Awards  - 9/16/2016

Judging panel selects winners for 24 categories including Manufacturer, Retailer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, Sales Representative and Green Award.

WithIt Announces Trip of a Lifetime Raffle  - 9/16/2016

Winner chooses one of four exotic destination trips.

PROFITsystems Releases Fifth and Sixth Videos In Series Featuring Field-Tested Retail Tips  - 9/15/2016

McMahon shares best practices that help retailers increase sales volume and get the most out of their inventory.

Bob’s Discount Furniture VP To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner In November  - 9/15/2016

Peter Sorrentino has been chosen as the recipient of the Howard Liveright Memorial Award.

Jaipur Home Launches Newly Expanded Domestic Warehouse Program  - 9/14/2016

Offers retail partners the benefit of choosing from a selection of better-selling items for quick shipment.

What's Missing in the Interior Design Industry?  - 9/13/2016

In a word: BRANDING!

Industry Veteran Bill Benton To Lead South Asia Furniture Manufacturing Companies  - 9/13/2016

New concern combines Fairfax, Oasis Home & Décor and South Sea Rattan.

Interior Lifestyle China To Celebrate Its 10th Edition Next Month  - 9/13/2016

Fair’s theme ‘Encounter the Beauty of Life’.

Last Call For Hall Of Fame Induction Celebration Journal Ads  - 9/13/2016

The deadline for submitting materials is Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Art Van Furniture And FOX 2 TV To Host Blood Drive  - 9/12/2016

Sixth annual American Red Cross blood drive to be held December 28th in Warren

Gardner-White Furniture To Close On Thanksgiving  - 9/12/2016

Family-owned and operated business wants employees to spend the holidays with loved ones; deals begin on black Friday.

Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2015 Sold Out  - 9/12/2016

Southeastern Asia's trade show to take place March 3rd through the 7th.

Paul's TV Inside Art Van Furniture Debuts ProForm Fitness Equipment  - 9/12/2016

Exercise brand complements in-home entertainment systems.

High Point Market's Trend Forecasting Panel to Kick Off Fall Market 2016  - 9/12/2016

Opening day event to feature fashion snoops and trend forecasting panel for fall Market 2016.

Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association Elects New President  - 9/12/2016

Eric Bernstein, President of Berkshire Furniture, is the new President of GMFA.

Kingsdown Opening Three More Stores In Beijing, Shanghai  - 9/12/2016

Expansion plans 75 stores by year end and 500 by 2020.

Nourison To Feature Soft Neutrals and Watercolor Hues at New York Home Fashions Market  - 9/12/2016

Shags continue to be a strong trend, with new shag pillow and accent rug introductions.

RowOne To Showcase Domestic And Imported Collections At Upcoming CEDIA Convention  - 9/12/2016

"RowOne Direct", showing stocked imported chairs shipped from Hickory, North Carolina.

ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners  - 9/12/2016

The 11 category awards will be presented in company showrooms on the opening day of the 2016 Casual Market Chicago.

Anima Domus expands its operations in South Florida  - 9/12/2016

Adds a third showroom in Doral.

Surya Announces Winners of Surya Spaces Contest  - 9/12/2016

In early July, the brand invited its customers to submit photos of their favorite design projects featuring Surya rugs and accessories.

High Point Market Authority and Esteem Media Announce Design Bloggers Tour Participants and Sponsors  - 9/12/2016

The High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour program will bring ten leading design bloggers to High Point Market for a 2-day tour of sponsoring showrooms.

Furniture First Welcomes 2 New Members  - 9/12/2016

Aladdin Home Store in Marble Falls, Tx and Wendell’s Furniture in South Burlington, Vt added to the cooperative.

GoodWeave Welcomes New Partner With Commitment To Sustainability  - 9/12/2016

Joins forces with Fab Habitat to help put an end to child labor in the carpet industry.

Decorating Den Interiors Adds To Support For Its Design Professionals  - 9/12/2016

Franchise development expert rejoins company.

Stanley Furniture Launches New Nursery and Children’s Furniture Brand  - 9/12/2016

Stone & Leigh captures the spirit of childhood through artfully crafted, timeless furniture.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 232: Shortcut to Find Words on a Web Screen Fast  - 9/12/2016

Use the “find text” keyboard shortcut tool to quickly find words on a web page.

Tayse Rugs Announces Newly Designed Website  - 9/12/2016

New user-friendly layout and updated elements added to website redesign.

La-Z-Boy Opens 100th New Design Concept Store  - 9/12/2016

89-year-old furniture manufacturer continues brand evolution.

Pleasant Mattress Engages California Artist For Original Paintings  - 9/12/2016

Artist Lauren Taylor Engel Creates Aspirational Paintings That Touch On Lifestyle Of Pleasant Customer

Delandis Upholstery Delivers Power Motion To Decoro Designs  - 9/12/2016

Incorporates the features many consumers want in a more sleek, stylish design.

New Seminar & Event Roster Announced For Fall High Point Market  - 9/12/2016

The roster offers attendees a variety of choices – more than 20 in all – to learn from some of the most important designers and thought leaders in the industry.

Casual Industry Names Manufacturer Leadership Award Finalists  - 9/12/2016

10 finalists, the company with the most votes will be announced at the ICFA Awards Gala on Thursday, September 22, at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Jaipur Home To Introduce Quick Ship Program At High Point Market  - 9/12/2016

The Quick Ship Program will stock a number of the current best selling SKUs in their Arkansas warehouse.

"Race for Rest" Bed Race Benefits Recently Homeless  - 9/8/2016

The Atlanta Bed Race is a fund-raising event that benefits The Furniture Bank, the only agency in metro Atlanta whose mission is to give furniture to people in need.

North America Luxury Furniture Market is Expected to Reach $9.2 Billion by 2022  - 9/8/2016

Ne report by Allied Market Research sheds light on Luxury Furniture Market growth.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s Eugene Chrinian To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November  - 9/8/2016

Dinner and Dance to take place November 19th at The Palisadium, Cliffside Park, NJ.

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results  - 9/6/2016

Net income increased $11.0 million to $10.6 million from a $0.4 million net loss.

Culp Announces Results For First Quarter Fiscal 2017  - 9/6/2016

Net sales were $80.7 million, up 0.6 percent over the prior year, with mattress fabric sales up 5.7 percent and upholstery fabric sales down 6.9 percent.

Denver Mattress Company Opens Store in Grand Rapids, MI  - 9/6/2016

The new store represents the 110th in the US.

Ashley Furniture Contributes $20,000 To The Independence STEM Program  - 9/6/2016

Money will support upgrades to the Independence Middle and High School science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.

Jerome’s Furniture Names Brian Woods New CEO  - 9/6/2016

Industry veteran brings more than 20 years of "big box" retailers experience.

ZUO helps to #FIGHTTHEFLOOD by donating furniture to help Louisiana Flood Families.  - 9/6/2016

Grass roots furniture drive to give back to residents and families affected by recent flooding.

Modern Living with kathy Ireland® Highlights Custom Furniture Manufacturer Norwalk Furniture  - 9/6/2016

Norwalk Furniture feature story to be aired on E! Entertainment on September 8th.

Crystorama Lighting Employees Hold Flood Relief Supply Drive  - 9/6/2016

Team Provides Large Assortment of Household Goods to Aid Flood Victims in Baton Rouge, LA.

Surya Launches Fifth Annual Miles for Meals Campaign  - 9/6/2016

Funds raised will provide education and nutrition for children living in the company's artisan communities.

Havertys Helps Baton Rouge Families  - 9/6/2016

Will donate a percentage of its Baton Rouge store’s 2016 sales to local charities working to help Louisiana families rebuild and recover.

The Macy's 100 and its Collateral Damage  - 9/6/2016

While closing 15% of Macy's stores may help its balance sheet, the move is going to result in collateral damage that could potentially have far reaching consequences.

Gertmenian's Brown Jordan Rug Collection To Debut At Casual Market Chicago  - 9/6/2016

New Line offers designers additional options for indoor/outdoor rugs.

Finalists Announced For The 28th Annual ARTS Awards  - 9/6/2016

The ARTS Awards honors top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives.

California Furniture Manufacturers Association Hosts Successful Luau  - 9/6/2016

RC Furniture named Manufacturer of the Year 2016

IHFRA Calls For Rep Nominations  - 9/6/2016

Nominations are due by January 1, 2017, and awards will be presented on April 24, 2016 at the Furniture Industry Awards Gala in High Point.

Hancock & Moore To Debut New Division at Fall High Point Market  - 9/6/2016

New division will consist of sofas, accent seating, and chairs in smaller scale specifically targeted towards city spaces.

Capel Rugs Celebrates 11th Anniversary of Partnership with Biltmore  - 9/6/2016

To introduces new Biltmore Collections at Fall Market.

HFA Shows How to Help Louisiana Flood Victims  - 9/6/2016

Compiles a list of local resources that are helping the residents of Louisiana get back on their feet.

Steve Lindsay Retires After 30 Years With Valdese Weavers  - 9/6/2016

Lindsay joined the company in 1987 as a sales representative in the Southeast.

InterHall Features New Tenants, US Debuts, World Premiere Collections, Exclusive Designer Launches  - 9/6/2016

Eichholtz, SHO Modern, Genevieve Gorder, Justina Blakeney headline Fall High Point Market.

Cannon Sleep Products Rebrands As Pleasant Mattress  - 9/6/2016

Sets sights on future growth under third-generation leadership.

NY Carpet Show’s Speaker Lineup Revealed  - 9/6/2016

12th annual NYICS set to run September 11th-13th, 2016

ICFA Announces 2016 Sales Rep Of The Year Finalists  - 9/6/2016

The award recognizes an outstanding sales representative within the casual furnishings industry.

MEGA Group USA Increases Focus On Marketing Initiatives With New Hire  - 9/6/2016

Amanda Evans joins Mega as Director of Marketing.

Malouf Restructures Sales Team and Fills Executive Positions  - 9/6/2016

Appoints six regional sales managers and one international sales manager to its in-house staff.

Zimmerman Chair To Open Permanent High Point Showroom  - 9/6/2016

Family-owned solid wood dining manufacturer showing for first time this fall.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 9/6/2016

Most of the national news indicates that business should be pretty good but election negativity may be holding furniture sales down.

Neocon East Keynote Presenters Explore The Everchanging Landscape Of Architecture And Design  - 9/6/2016

Neocon's design expo and conference for interiors runs November 9-10, 2016.

Manna Freight Systems Helps Louisiana Flood Victims  - 9/6/2016

Employees raised thousands of dollars by donations and in-house fundraisers.

Art Van Furniture Celebrates Grand Opening Of New Art Van Puresleep Mattress Store In Monroe  - 8/28/2016

Celebration included ribbon cutting event, free gifts, refreshments, and more.

PROFITsystems Releases Fourth Video In Series Featuring Field-Tested Retail Tips  - 8/28/2016

Video explains how your systems and processes are the two fundamental pieces of any sound distribution strategy, as well as how LEAN business practices can take your operation from chaotic to controlled.

All American Furniture Expo Sells Out  - 8/26/2016

Show slated for September 8-9 will have more furniture manufacturers and variety.

Somerton Dwelling’s Website Named To HGTV Magazine’s 52 New Places To Shop List  - 8/26/2016

Recognized for having “affordable dining tables in a range of styles, each offering a special little detail like hidden drawers, a built-in lazy Susan, or an extra leaf that tucks away under the tabletop.”

Jordan's Furniture Announces New Haven Store Ribbon Cutting Ceremony And Grand Opening  - 8/26/2016

The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on December 11th at 4:30pm.

Art Van Furniture Acquires Hillside Contemporary Furniture In Bloomfield Township, Michigan  - 8/26/2016

The 46,000 square-foot store, located at 2300 S Telegraph Road, will continue to operate under the Hillside name.

The Saatva Company Lands on Inc. 500 List for Second Consecutive Year  - 8/26/2016

Online-only luxury mattress brand is the top ranking Connecticut based-company out of 41 on the list.

MEGA Group USA Concludes Fall Show By Launching Member Exclusives  - 8/26/2016

Included is an exclusive product, WebFronts Review, which aggregates customer reviews from a variety of online platforms including Google, Yelp and Facebook, and helps them respond to each.

Jordan's Furniture Donates To Cradles to Crayons  - 8/26/2016

Cradles to Crayons helps over 3,500 children in need get ready for school.

Casper Expands Sleep Product Line With Launch Of The Casper Dog Mattress  - 8/26/2016

Extensive dog-centered research and studies resulted in a mattress that caters to a dog's sleeping and nesting behaviors.

Casper Announces Kate Spade Alum and Former Alexis Bittar President as Chief Experience Officer  - 8/26/2016

Appoints Taryn Laeben as CXO, Eric Lewis as Vice President of Global Operations, and Michael Behrens as CMO.

Phillips Collection Hires New Director of Sales  - 8/26/2016

Brad Cates has held executive sales positions at well-known companies like Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Thomasville and Natuzzi Italia.

Abbyson Living Returns to High Point for October Market  - 8/26/2016

Brings 300 new product designs to 22,000 square-foot showroom in IHFC.

Weir’s Furniture Announces New Director Of Marketing & Advertising  - 8/26/2016

Company launches new marketing strategy and hires partners.

High Point Market and ASID Announce Design Viewpoints Series  - 8/26/2016

Popular educational seminar series with Aging-in-Place Focus returns for Fall Market 2016.

Weekly Media Note #154 from Lance Hanish: Why Retailers & Brands Use Dynamic and Social Media Advertising in Tandem  - 8/26/2016

Using social media and dynamic advertising in tandem can enable marketers to reach their consumer across the board and increase the likelihood of conversion.

Industry Associations Plan Joint Workshop On EPA Formaldehyde Rule  - 8/26/2016

Collaboration brings key EPA official to Greensboro for compliance guidance.

Reverie Adds Experienced Marketing Manager To Wholesale Team  - 8/26/2016

Gardner will work in conjunction with Reverie's wholesale sales team to spearhead customized marketing programs that support brand and category growth in Partner stores.

Fine Cotton Factory Expands Sales Team For Growing U.S. Business  - 8/26/2016

New representatives are charged with rolling out Fine Cotton Factory’s range of products, including its latest CuTEC, a copper-infused yarn, and Slayer, a single-layer FR solution for latex mattresses.

Rocky Top Furniture Announces New Name, New Owners And New Trade Distribution Network  - 8/26/2016

Cardinal Industries purchases Kentucky log furnishings company.

Jaipur Living Breaks Ground On 180,000 Sq Ft Headquarters In Acworth, GA  - 8/24/2016

Phase two of the $22.3 million investment will see the building’s expansion to over 350,000 square feet by 2020.

PROFTsystems Releases Third Video In Series Featuring Field-Tested Retail Tips  - 8/23/2016

New video discusses the four keys to growing your bottom line and provides an actionable framework to achieve increased profitability and financial success.

Sunbrella Brand Evolution Highlights Design And Performance  - 8/22/2016

New look and feel for the brand will launch globally across all markets this year.

CIFF Shanghai To Present CIFF Outdoor & Leisure 2016 This September  - 8/22/2016

China International Furniture Fair to present new platform specializing in outdoor furniture.

How to Leverage Data to Better Serve Customers  - 8/22/2016

By using data to inform your marketing decisions, you can better serve customers and increase your business in the long run.

ICFF and HOMI Continue Partnership at First Annual ICFF Miami  - 8/22/2016

Fiera Milano’s HOMI Lifestyles Show to Join ICFF in Miami Beach October 5 & 6, 2016

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Kicks Off This Wednesday  - 8/22/2016

Due to last year's strong feedback the show will run for four days instead of three.

Las Vegas Market Raises $9,500 For Gift For Life  - 8/22/2016

Sixth annual “Up on the Roof” charity gala draws 300 supporters, $60k donated to date.

Woodard Celebrates 150th Anniversary In Owosso, Michigan  - 8/22/2016

Festivities included proclamations, awards, family picnic, plant tours, lively music and games.

Therapedic Aids Louisiana Flood Victims  - 8/22/2016

Along with their partners, Therapedic sends scores of mattresses, pads and pillows to troubled areas.

Legion Logistics is #513 on the Inc. 5000 List  - 8/22/2016

Third straight year Legion has appeared on the Inc. 5000 list.

All American Furniture Expo Commits to American Made  - 8/22/2016

Sixth annual show will be held at the Lancaster Convention Center in Lancaster, PA, September 8-9.

Italian Oak Resource Conarte Expands Its North American Distribution Center  - 8/22/2016

Conarte, together with partner Minick Wood Products, expands its distribution center with 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse in NC.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 231: Developing Web Content with Whack-A-Mole Creativity  - 8/22/2016

When you sit down to write web content, it’s perfectly normal to “flounder.” This problem is like a whack-a-mole. It comes up…

13 Winners Take Home Outdoor Furniture Sets At Summer Las Vegas Market  - 8/19/2016

Largest casual presentation to date featured 180+ resources, Scott Brothers & strong order-writing.

HFA’s Newest Diamond Sponsor Tidewater Finance Company  - 8/19/2016

Tidewater’s sponsorship will help the HFA provide more regional events, which provide great networking and education opportunities for retailers and other members of the industry.

Fortegra And Arkansas Homefurnishings Association Partner To Provide Furniture Protection Plans  - 8/19/2016

Fortegra is now the exclusive furniture protection provider for 500-member furniture association.

Fermob USA Announces High Point Market Debut In October 2016  - 8/19/2016

Outdoor furniture distributor will be in Booth G-7034 SALON.

How Consumers Use Online Reviews Today  - 8/19/2016

The findings from Trustpilot’s consumer survey looks into the importance of reading, writing and trusting online reviews.

Scott A. Malcolm Joins Valdese Weavers As Senior Vice President Of Operations  - 8/19/2016

Malcolm comes to Valdese Weavers after having served as President of ITEMA America.

Surya Named To Inc. 5000'S List Of Fastest Growing Companies For Sixth Year In A Row  - 8/19/2016

Inc. 5000 list is an annual ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies.

New Amish Furniture Design Center Opens in Arthur, IL  - 8/19/2016

Countryside Amish Furniture's store will display a wider variety of furniture styles.

Belwith Hickory Hardware Spring and Summer Cabinet Collections Unveiled  - 8/19/2016

Distinctive Styles Ignite Design Trends for 2016

Therapedic’s Bravura, Innergy 2 Has Strong Showing At Vegas Summer Market  - 8/19/2016

Bravura features copper-infused top layers of either visco foam or latex.

High Point Market Announces New Product Premiere, Twitter Chat with New Hosts for Fall Market 2016  - 8/19/2016

New product images are now being accepted from exhibitors for inclusion in the HPMA’s New Product Premiere program.

How Virtual Staging is Eliminating Furniture Visualization Barriers  - 8/17/2016

An innovative new technology known as virtual staging bridges the gap between retailers and consumers.

Former Markwood President/ CEO Thomas Gooding Passes  - 8/16/2016

Mr. Gooding spent the majority of his career in the furniture industry. He worked 16 years with Drexel-Heritage and 17 years with Woodmark Originals.

Vanguard Promotes Harriet Miller to Vice President of Merchandising  - 8/15/2016

Liz Oliver appointed as Director of Product Development and Randy Sigmon tapped as Case Goods Quality Manager.

Leon's Reports Same Store Sales Increase Of 4.1%  - 8/15/2016

Effective marketing and strong merchandising programs continued to drive incremental same store sales growth in Q2.

Ethan Allen Opens Flattiron District Design Center  - 8/15/2016

New Design Center in New York City, is a stunning, nearly 12,000-square-foot, urban-centric space.

New Video Series Provides Field-Tested Tips To Increase Home Goods Retail Profitability And Efficiency  - 8/15/2016

Industry expert David McMahon shares best practices to increasing gross margin, cash flow, sales, and more in PROFITsystems’ latest educational video series.

70% of Consumers Rate Brands On How They Feel They're Being Treated  - 8/15/2016

Infographic shows key statistics about great customer interactions and their impact on sales.

Crypton® Expands Design and Merchandising Team  - 8/15/2016

Sendra joins Crypton from Arden Companies where she was a Senior Stylist and Director of Textiles.

Pleasant Mattress Holds 22nd Annual Summer Celebration  - 8/15/2016

Hosts 516 employees and family members for a day of fun at Island Waterpark.

Glideaway Teams With USO To Enhance Airport Seeping Lounges  - 8/15/2016

Donates bed frames, pillows and mattress protectors to USO of Missouri for traveling military personnel.

Las Vegas Market Sets Summer Attendance Record  - 8/15/2016

Growth trajectory continues with gains in all categories, 28% Increase in Gift.

Capel Rugs Reports Uptick in Traffic and Sales at Summer Markets  - 8/15/2016

Four new collections gained particularly strong placements at retail for the company at this round of markets.

Casper Continues International Growth  - 8/14/2016

North American based sleep brand announces launch in the United Kingdom.

Overstock.com Names Presidents for its Retail and Blockchain Units  - 8/12/2016

Saum Noursalehi, who has been with Overstock.com since 2005, was named president of Overstock.com’s retail business.

Havertys Reports Comparable Store Sales Increase Of 3.8%  - 8/12/2016

Average written ticket was up 2.2% and custom upholstery written business rose 7.1% for the second quarter.

Mattress Firm To Be Acquired by Steinhoff International for $64.00 Per Share in Cash  - 8/12/2016

Steinhoff is an integrated retailer that manufactures, sources and sells furniture, household goods and clothing in Europe, Africa and Australasia.

Global Design Event Furniture Days Completes its First Run in the U.S.  - 8/11/2016

North American workshop attracts designers and specifiers to the East Coast.

Simply Grand’s Vicki Smith Wins Castelle’s Atlanta Market Outdoor Furniture Drawing  - 8/10/2016

Castelle announces the winner of a nearly $14,000 outdoor furniture package given away to one of its showroom visitors during the July Atlanta Market.

Intertextile Shanghai Home TextilesTo Take Place This Month  - 8/10/2016

Features exhibitors from 29 overseas countries and regions in addition to the strong local contingent.

Prithvi Kumar Joins BDI as Product Development Manager  - 8/10/2016

Production and quality expert supports BDI product team with more than 10 years’ industry experience

Doug Matthews Sr., Founder of Retailer Brown Squirrel, Passes  - 8/10/2016

In addition to founding Brown Squirrel Furniture, he also founded Modern Day Furniture and Wellington Galleries.

A Primer On Reputation Management In The Digital Age  - 8/10/2016

Don’t let your ‘digital shadow’ lurk: Put it to work with 4 best practices to grow your business.

Woodard Partners With Consumer Magazines On Showhouses  - 8/10/2016

Traditional Home and House Beautiful to feature collections.

HHGREGG Solidifies Key Senior Executive Positions  - 8/10/2016

Secures merchandising and marketing leadership at retailer.

HFA Announces Call For 2017 Retailer Of The Year Nominations  - 8/10/2016

Nominations are due by December 5, 2016 and awards will be presented on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the HFA’s annual Networking Conference.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #29: The Tables Were Turned On My Bed  - 8/9/2016

My everlovin' and me decided this is the year to replace our current mattress set.

Tepperman's Donates $50,000 to Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge Area Charities  - 8/8/2016

Ten well-deserving organizations were chosen from over 60 applications to each receive a $5,000.00 donation from the company.

ASFD Announces 2016 Pinnacle Award Finalists  - 8/8/2016

With 59 finalists in 15 categories, the judges found the competition in home furnishings design as strong as ever for 2016.

Sunnyland Patio Furniture Donates $4,000 To Carry The Load  - 8/8/2016

Carry The Load is a non-profit organization whose goal is to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day by connecting Americans to the sacrifices of our military, law enforcement, firefighters and rescue personnel.

Manna Freight Systems Names Brian Tennant to Director of Distribution Centers  - 8/8/2016

He was most recently the General Manager of Manna’s Last Mile Home brand.

Weekly Media Note #153 from Lance Hanish: Don't Overwhelm Your Email Subscribers!  - 8/8/2016

Email can be an effective channel for retailers looking to reach consumers, and ultimately, drive sales.

Heritage Home Group Realigns Its Sales Team  - 8/8/2016

Thomasville brand to join Hickory Chair, Pearson, Henredon, Drexel Heritage and Maitland-Smith as part of the luxury brand team.

STORIS Showcases Latest Release, 9.7  - 8/8/2016

Development was focused around STORIS’ User Interface design.

Bedgear Performance Bedding Teams Up with the Boston Red Sox  - 8/8/2016

Bedgear becomes the official performance bedding partner of the Boston Red Sox.

Valdese Weavers Names Janet S. Kuck Chief Financial Officer  - 8/8/2016

Kuck succeeds Snyder Garrison who is retiring as CFO.

Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners  - 8/8/2016

Eleven displays honored for innovation, creativity at summer Market.

EPA Issues Long-Awaited Formaldehyde Rule  - 8/8/2016

AHFA advocacy leads to improved outcome for Home Furnishings Industry.

Feizy Rugs Reveals Haute Trends Collection At Las Vegas Market  - 8/8/2016

Concept offered four interior designers a canvas to showcase their imaginative designs.

High Point Market Authority Announces New Buyer Tour for Fall Market 2016  - 8/8/2016

Continues partnership with Soft Design Lab.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 8/4/2016

The stock market continues to give us good news replacing the losses of the UK and the Euro, in spite of the Presidential connections and all those accusations thrown back and forth.

Furnishings Brand Christopher Guy Launches Partnership with Chicago Entrepreneurial Family  - 8/4/2016

Brand creator Christopher Guy Harrison attends the Grand Opening of the16,000 Square-Foot Showroom at Chicago Luxury Furniture Centre.

Pleasant Mattress Comes To Aid Of Lake Isabella Fire Victims  - 8/4/2016

The Erskine Fire had burned more than 60,000 acres, killed two people and destroyed more than 280 homes.

Phillips Collection brings on Straaton Group to represent the Midwest.  - 8/4/2016

The move to Straaton Group is part of a larger efforts to expand the support network of their growing retail and designer business.

American Workers Face Love/Hate Relationship With The Office  - 8/4/2016

The office is where they’re most productive, but burnout remains prevalent.

Agio Announces New Senior Product Director  - 8/4/2016

Jason Berry brings over a decade of experience in the outdoor industry to the Agio team.

FXI Acquires Hickory Springs Manufacturing Facility In Portland, Oregon.  - 8/4/2016

Transaction gives company greater production capability in Pacific Northwest.

Casual Market Chicago Announces September Special Events  - 8/4/2016

Opening Night “Backyard BBQ” and ICFA Awards Gala among events.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 230: Why Google My Business is More Important than Ever  - 8/4/2016

Google’s new search results page means you need to pay more attention to your Google My Business listing. Here’s why …

Las Vegas Market Honors Second Annual Andyz Award Winners  - 8/4/2016

Nine innovative interior design projects recognized at Summer Market.

Wright Global Graphics Introduces “Same Day Express” Quick-Ship Program  - 8/4/2016

Service will offer speedy solution for custom printed mattress labels.

Retail Technology Tip #9 From Storis: Business Intelligence  - 8/3/2016

Most business owners have heard the term Business Intelligence, and have yet to take the opportunity to gain the benefits of it.

5 Services to Offer Customers In-Store That They Can't Get Online  - 8/2/2016

While online shopping continues to grow in popularity (especially among Millennials), in-person shopping isn't dead.

Jerome’s Reports Success With New 3D Viewer Added To Website  - 8/2/2016

For product pages using the Cylindo 360 Viewer engagement went up 274% and conversion rates increased by 25%.

ISUZU Opens World-Class Center Of Excellence In Northeast Pennsylvania  - 8/2/2016

Grand opening of state-of-the-art training, distribution and technical assistance facility.

ICON HONORS 2016 Announces Honorees  - 8/2/2016

Celebrates Global Innovation in the Home and Gift Industry’s Most Celebrated Recognition

Olum's Annual Golf Event Raises Money for Local Sheriff's Office K9 Unit  - 8/2/2016

Olum's Furniture Store's 15th Annual Vendor Appreciation Day golfing event successfully raised more than $7,000.

Sunnyland Patio Furniture Nominated for 2016 Apollo Award  - 8/2/2016

The prestigious award recognizes excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings.

New Luxury Bedding Company Launches  - 8/2/2016

Legend Sleep launches with premium foam mattress and pillow.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #28: It’s Halftime  - 8/2/2016

There are still 5 ½ months of opportunity in 2016.

Leggett & Platt Names New Staff Vice President Of Creative Services  - 8/2/2016

Michael Margolies brings extensive management experience and an eye for creativity.

Art Van Furniture Celebrates Expansion Into Iowa With First Two Franchises In The State  - 8/2/2016

Retailer partnered with the Simpson Furniture Company to launch Art Van Furniture franchises in Coralville and Cedar Falls.

Charitable Event to Break Guinness World Record Of Human/Mattress Dominoes To Take Place July 23rd  - 8/2/2016

STYLUTION and Ayd Home Furnishings hosts event to benefit orphanages in China.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Revs Up Marketing Department  - 8/2/2016

Billion-dollar furniture retailer adds talent to marketing team to support future expansion.

PROFITsystems Partners With Rupractical.Com To Provide EMV-Compliant Electronic Payment Processing  - 7/30/2016

RUPractical.com’s integration with POS system to offer seamless electronic payment gateway for home goods retailers.

Furniture Of America Continues 10th Anniversary Celebration At Las Vegas Market  - 7/29/2016

Celebrates with live entertainment, an assortment of at-market specials and promotions including daily raffle drawing for giveaways and more.

Biggest Ever Las Vegas Market Opens Sunday  - 7/29/2016

Exhibitors top 3,100 for first time; registration escalates For Summer Market

Wright Global Graphics Showroom In Las Vegas Positioned In Higher Traffic Location  - 7/29/2016

Wright Global Graphics’ space is adjacent to the center’s Buyers’ Lounge, a bustling hub of activity throughout the Market.

Wayfair Ranks Top 20 U.S. Colleges and Universities Most Likely to Have the Best Decorated Dorms  - 7/29/2016

Columbia University ranks first for decorated dorm rooms.

Leggett & Platt Names New Staff Vice President Of Creative Services  - 7/29/2016

Michael Margolies brings extensive management experience and an eye for creativity.

Stanley Furniture Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results  - 7/29/2016

Sales continued to be negatively impacted by production delays from the newly constructed factory in Vietnam in conjunction with the company’s strategic manufacturing alliance with Starwood Manufacturing Corporation.

Wesley Allen Celebrates Sunbrella Partnership With Social Media Contest At The Las Vegas Market  - 7/29/2016

Prizes include men and women’s designer sunglasses.

Zuo & Greensmart Décor Sponsor Lyft Lounge At Las Vegas Market  - 7/29/2016

All furniture pieces & wall displays in the Lyft Taxi Stand tent will be given away at end of market.

Jordan's Furniture Helps Find Homes For Children In Foster Care  - 7/29/2016

Event included morning workshops, a catered lunch, and an afternoon carnival.

Tempur Sealy Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results  - 7/29/2016

Total net sales increased 5.2% to $804.4 million from $764.4 million in the second quarter of 2015.

John Rachid Named President Of Protect-A-Bed  - 7/29/2016

Rachid has more than twenty four years of experience in the bedding and furniture industry.

KAS Rugs Releases 2016 Annual Look Book  - 7/29/2016

3rd Annual Look Book highlights trends, innovative design and rug buying tips.

Michael Amini To Host Social Media Contest At Las Vegas Market  - 7/29/2016

Prizes include stretch limo rides from Market to Vegas Strip.

Palliser Expands Custom Express Program to US Market  - 7/29/2016

Palliser Express features 30 days or less delivery to customers in the US.

Bob’s Discount Furniture And Planned Furniture Promotions Outing Raises Over $600,000 For Children’s Charities  - 7/29/2016

Sold-out golf tournament helps add to the $6 million raised to date for non-profit organizations.

IMC Announces Leasing Changes In Furniture And Home Décor  - 7/29/2016

Ron Radin and Holly Allred take on new roles in Las Vegas and High Point.

Art Van Furniture Announces it's "100 Degrees of Free" Promotion  - 7/29/2016

To deliver savings if the temperature hits 100 degrees any weekend through Labor Day.

Mattress Firm, Carlos Correa & Simmons Bedding Host Event To Support Children in Need  - 7/29/2016

“A Better Night’s Sleep” program gives the gift of sleep to more than 500 kids.

Resource Decor Debuts Collections At Las Vegas Market  - 7/29/2016

This will be the first show that Resource Decor has fully integrated their online “Shop the Room” feature, allowing customers to curate their orders with what they see in person

Abbyson Living Is Rebranding With “All Together Now” Campaign  - 7/29/2016

Company looking to be inclusive of every age group with an enhanced focus on Millennials.

Naturepedic To Feature Chorus Organic Mattress At Las Vegas Market  - 7/25/2016

New EOS Essentials Organic Mattresses and New Freight program also to be announced.

Purecare Introduces New Products Into Two Of Their Best-Selling Lines.  - 7/25/2016

To introduce new pillows and new line of sheets into their Sub-0° cooling pillow and Premium Elements Sheet collections at Las Vegas Market.

New Companies Fill Out The SSA Showroom’s Show-Within-A-Show Product Lineup  - 7/25/2016

31 Bedroom exhibitors all in one spot makes it a must see for retailers.

Vicosoft to Demonstrate New Infiniti Mattress and Pillow Line At Vegas Market  - 7/25/2016

New line will include three 12-inch memory foam mattresses that are specifically designed for the retailer to use with adjustable bases.

Suite Sleep To Introduce New Premium “Little Haystack” Pocketed Coil And Latex Mattress At Las Vegas Market  - 7/25/2016

The new mattress is a deluxe version of the company’s Little Spring.

Ergo Sleep Centers To Display Highly Successful Ergo Majestic Mattresses At The SSA Showroom  - 7/25/2016

Local home markets tell the successful sales story.

Blu Sleep Products Offers New Pillows And Mattresses At The Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market  - 7/25/2016

Will introduce several new pillows and expand their Nubia mattress line to include 3 new models.

Therapedic Offers Full Slate Of Products At Summer Las Vegas Market  - 7/24/2016

Three debut lines set to be unveiled at the company's showroom.

Thomas Kinkade Debuting “The New Thomas Kinkade Collection.” At Summer Market.  - 7/24/2016

Kinkade imagery will be available to retailers, offering product to consumers at every level in the marketplace.

Mark Fierek Named VP Of Home Delivery Sales At Manna Freight Systems.  - 7/22/2016

Fierek will be responsible for managing all the company’s sales groups focused on the various segments of the home delivery industry.

Nationwide East Announces New Digital Marketing Division  - 7/22/2016

New division gives members opportunity to speak to a live person about Facebook & Twitter advertising, page management, IT helpdesk, website development and Google advertising.

First Looks At Libby Langdon’s Outdoor Designs For Northcape At ICFA Preview Show  - 7/22/2016

Libby Langdon Outdoor for NorthCape will Launch at the Las Vegas Market Summer 2016.

Classic Brands Making Big Sales Push In Western U.S.  - 7/22/2016

Industry vet McShane joins Classic as Regional Sales V.P.

“Furnishing the Future” Focuses On Technology, Customer Service  - 7/22/2016

Renegade Furniture Group’s networking event a great success.

Surya Wins American Inhouse Design Award for Spring 2016 Catalog  - 7/22/2016

Last year, the brand received an American Graphic Design Award for its spring 2015 catalog.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Revs Up Marketing Department  - 7/22/2016

Billion-dollar furniture retailer adds talent to marketing team to support future expansion.

Feizy Rugs To Unveil New Collections At Las Vegas Summer Market  - 7/22/2016

The Haute Trends Collection Will Be Revealed on Monday Aug. 1 at 4 pm with a Panel Moderated by Karen Marx.

Las Vegas Market Announces New Trends  - 7/22/2016

Exclusive FIRST LOOK program, trend tours & Instagram takeovers offer insights into what’s new & next.

Neil Zimmer Named Vice President Of Merchandising For Art Van Puresleep  - 7/22/2016

Zimmer will be responsible for overseeing all buying and merchandising activities, and will manage the company’s buyers and support teams.

Iconic Pineapple Announces New Showroom Location in Las Vegas  - 7/22/2016

The Chicago based manufacturer will be showing with Aria Designs.

New Concept For Consumer Financing Being Launched By Lendpro At Las Vegas Market  - 7/22/2016

"Financing Headquarters" to provide a single place at Market for retailers to learn about and gain additional knowledge of consumer financing.

Steinreich Communications Acquires Top Fashion PR Firm Kenwerks Staff In NY & LA  - 7/22/2016

All Kenwerks employees will be retained and will move into Steinreich offices on both coasts.

ASFD Announces 2016 Pinnacle Award Judging Panel  - 7/22/2016

Pinnacle winners will be announced at the annual awards banquet/ceremony taking place on Monday, October 24th.

High Point Market Opens Registration for Fall Market 2016  - 7/22/2016

The Fall Market runs October 22-26, 2016

Denver Mattress Company Opens 2nd Store in Rapid City, SD  - 7/22/2016

The new store represents the 109th in the US.

Saatva Company Launches Television Campaign  - 7/22/2016

Campaign debuting in the New York market before a national rollout later this quarter.

Tempur Sealy Completes Repayment In Full Of 8% Senior Secured Third Lien Convertible Notes Due 2016  - 7/22/2016

The Company paid a total of approximately $115 million in cash to holders of the Sealy Notes.

Classy Art Introduces "Soothing Elegance" Ad Campaign  - 7/20/2016

The campaign will promote the “Rose Gold” line.

Las Vegas Market Boasts Largest Ever Temporary Presentation  - 7/19/2016

500+ temporary exhibitors showcased in four locations during Summer Market.

HomTex’s DreamFit Adds Two Degrees of Cool Comfort To Its Bedsheet Line  - 7/19/2016

Adds Degree 6 Micro Tencel/Supima and brings back popular Degree 7 100% Supima cotton sheets.

Virginia Cory Receives Meadoff Award at GMFA Golf Outing  - 7/19/2016

Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Event helps raise $15,000 for DMCCF’s effort to help families battling cancer.

Classy Art Unveils Pokémon Go Collection  - 7/18/2016

Classy Art adds 2 Lure Modules to it's location, which attract users of the newest Pokémon game.

Mattress Warehouse Names Kingsdown “Partner Of The Year”  - 7/15/2016

Kingdown’s Larocca takes “rep of the year honors” as well.

Jaipur Living Expands Indoor/Outdoor Portfolio With 45 New Rug Designs  - 7/15/2016

Additions span across five of the brand's best selling collections, plus three all-new collections.

Furniture First Hires Bradley as Merchandising Director  - 7/15/2016

Bradley will assume his new position on July 18, in time to attend the Las Vegas Market in his new role.

Bedding Companies Choose Tupelo Furniture Market  - 7/15/2016

Second annual "Mattress Mania" promotion, August 18-21.

Nourison Expands Fulfillment Operation  - 7/15/2016

GA operation now running a full 7 days per week.

82% Of RSAs Believe Steel Foundations Are Stronger Than All-Wood  - 7/15/2016

Research also reveals wood foundations are the source of more noise-related returns.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #229: Merchandising Your Website With Better Web Content  - 7/15/2016

Both your retail store and your website can benefit from professional merchandising.

Casual Market Chicago Welcomes New Exhibitors  - 7/15/2016

Outdoor Brands to Showcase Latest Designs, September 20-23, 2016.

HFA Launches New Website And Online Member Center  - 7/15/2016

Members can access on-demand webinars, the membership directory, white papers/articles, an archive of monthly legislative updates, as well as key industry and general business issues.

Surya Debuts Lighting E-Catalog  - 7/15/2016

Streamlined navigation and interactive features simplify product selection.

Melissa Ocampo Recognized in Home Furnishing’s Business “Forty Under 40”  - 7/15/2016

STORIS Executive Management team nominated their Manager of Quality Assurance for this recognition.

Jaipur Living’s “Chai Talk: Tale Of A Million Knots” Returns By Popular Demand  - 7/15/2016

New series designed to empower informed conversations around industry trends and issues.

ZUO Among The First To Sign Lease For New Interior Home + Design Center At Dallas Market Center  - 7/15/2016

New 220,000 square feet expansion project will serve as an open-daily marketplace for Interior Designers and Retailers.

REM-Fit Debuts Flagship Location, Partnership With Hookit  - 7/15/2016

The new REM-Fit store occupies 1,000 square feet in the South County Mall, St. Louis.

Make the Most of Your Minutes: 15 Quick Tips to Help Stressed-Out Professionals Better Manage Their Time  - 7/15/2016

Time management expert Jackie Gaines shares tips to help you make the most of your time and increase your productivity—without losing your mind in the process.

Las Vegas Market Hosts Gift For Life Benefit At Summer Market  - 7/15/2016

6th annual “Up On The Roof” features exceptional silent auction offerings.

More Furniture Resources And Categories At Summer Las Vegas Market  - 7/15/2016

New & expanded permanent resources, sold out temporaries, 20+ new.

Decorating Den Interiors Presents Best Of Year’s Designs On Showcase Website  - 7/15/2016

The design showcase features the top three makeovers in each of 12 categories.

Nationwide NeXt Gen Making Big Push on Succession Planning  - 7/15/2016

The Succession Planning 101 course will discuss the succession process to help independents make their business more profitable while preparing for a successful exit.

Tepperman’s Opens New Location In Kitchener Ontario  - 7/15/2016

70,000 square foot facility includes modern features and the latest technology designed to elevate the buying experience.

Nationwide Furniture Gears Up For PrimeTime! Show In Nashville  - 7/15/2016

The event’s theme “We Are Nationwide” celebrates their roster of 3,500+ independents and the many years they have served their local marketplaces.

C.R. Plastic Products Grand Opening at New 300,000 Square Foot Facility  - 7/15/2016

New facility is triple the size from the previous location.

What Furniture Retailers Need To Know About Loyalty Marketing  - 7/15/2016

Part 2 of a 2-part series that explains how to get customers to buy from you more often.

New Portugal Pavilion Joins Six Others At Next Month’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles  - 7/14/2016

The fair will take place over four days this year as opposed to the normal three-day event due to popular demand.

ART Adds New Board Members  - 7/14/2016

Nicole Bowling, Residential Lighting and Home Fashion Forecast and Janice Lassiter, Home Accents Today will serve on the board through October 31, 2017

Somerton Dwelling Continues Growth Curve, Promotes Two in Key Roles  - 7/14/2016

Operations and E-Commerce add management roles.

MEGA Group Announces Erik Qualman as Keynote  - 7/14/2016

Qualman to take the stage, sign copies of Pulitzer Prize nominated book at MEGA’s national convention in August.

Twin-Star International’s New 3D Flame Effect Creates Even More Realistic Looking Flames  - 7/14/2016

Flames are positioned in front and behind the log set to generate the look and feel of a real wood-burning fireplace.

Jaipur Living To Host Special Cocktails & Conversation Event With Designer Kerry M. Howard  - 7/13/2016

Also to host special events during AmericasMart and Las Vegas Market.

Storage, Support And Space-Saving Style: New Offerings From Fashion Bed Group  - 7/13/2016

Latest offerings to debut at Summer Market in Las Vegas.

Homee Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding  - 7/12/2016

Homee is a furniture and home design iOS app that offers free design services to those short on time but want to create a stylish, affordable and personalized space.

Gotcha Covered To Introduce Their Natural Cotton Quilted Mattress Pad  - 7/10/2016

Made from 100% natural combed cotton with 100% pure virgin carded cotton fill.

Las Vegas Market Announces More Partnerships And Buying Power For Summer Event  - 7/10/2016

Casual Classics, GC Buying Group & HTI Buying Group join 20 top associations hosting national meetings & events

Nourison Launches new Prismatic, Twilight and Opaline designs at Summer Markets 2016  - 7/8/2016

Will also unveil two new collections, Divine and Nourison 2020.

KAS Rugs To Show Easy-Care Retreat Collection At Summer Markets  - 7/8/2016

New collection is functional and made to withstand high-traffic areas.

OW Lee Introduces New Creighton Collection  - 7/8/2016

Creighton is a modular iron collection that will be available for the 2016/17 season.

Largest Casual Presentation To Date At Summer Las Vegas Market  - 7/8/2016

14 Outdoor companies participate in courtyard giveaway, new dedicated casual seminars and events headlined by the Scott Brothers & Libby Langdon.

Versatile Credit Reports Big Increase In Approved Credit During July 4 Sales  - 7/8/2016

Nearly $15 million in approved credit at furniture retailers nationwide.

IMAX Worldwide Home Plans Atlanta Debut Of Trisha Yearwood Home Collection Accessory Line  - 7/8/2016

After High Point Market success, IMAX to host an autograph signing with the country star and Food Network host on July 15.

Justin Mann Named Director Of Home Delivery Operations At Manna Freight Systems  - 7/8/2016

Charged with overseeing daily operations in the organization’s home delivery groups.

Bob Mills Furniture And TD Bank Launch New Private Label Credit Card Program  - 7/8/2016

TD Bank’s Retail Card Services launches and administers new credit card portfolios for brick-and-mortar, e-commerce and catalog merchants.

Donny Osmond To Headline American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration  - 7/8/2016

Osmond’s performance will incorporate his band, high-energy production numbers.

2017 Contemporary-Modern Furniture Student Design Competition Calls For Entries  - 7/8/2016

The prize is $3,000 plus a trip to NYC in Sept. 2017 to attend the awards ceremony at “What’s New What’s Next” Gala sponsored by Cliff Young Ltd.

IMAX Worldwide Home Launches Concepts By Connie Post  - 7/8/2016

New trend-driven merchandising concept set to debut at summer markets.

What Furniture Retailers Need To Know About Loyalty Marketing  - 7/8/2016

Part 1 of a 2-part series that explains how to get customers to buy from you more often.

Apollo Award Finalists Named  - 7/7/2016

The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings.

AHFA Announces 2016 Regulatory Summit Program  - 7/7/2016

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commissioner to address industry execs at the AHFA 2016 regulatory Summit in September.

Ashley HomeStore To Open New Store In Alpharetta, GA.  - 7/7/2016

Grand opening of its new 35,520 square foot store on Saturday, July 16.

High Point Market Expects to Receive Additional Funding from State of North Carolina  - 7/7/2016

$400,000 in recurring marketing dollars and $200,000 in non-recurring marketing dollars for High Point Market.

When To Repair Furniture, When To Move To Clearance, When To Throw Out.  - 7/7/2016

Before you throw out that piece of furniture or put it on clearance, follow these guidelines to see if it can be repaired.

Dana Sciandra Joins BDI Furniture As Digital Marketing Manager  - 7/7/2016

Digital expert brings more than 10 years’ digital experience in online marketing.

Lane Venture Focuses on the Future With Bold Initiatives  - 7/7/2016

To be featured at the Casual Pre-Market July 12th – 14th at the Chicago Merchandise Mart.

WithIt's Professional Conference Recap  - 7/7/2016

Annual Professional Conference receives rave reviews from conference attendees.

Consumers Say Debit Card Swipe Fee Savings Should Continue  - 7/7/2016

Legislation has been introduced in Congress that would let banks go back to charging as high a fee as they like.

Merv Conn, Joe Watson Honored For Lifetime Achievements  - 7/7/2016

Conn and Watson will be honored during the ICFA Awards Gala at The Field Museum on September 22, during the Casual Market Chicago.

High Point Market Authority Accepting Submissions for Fall Market Design Bloggers Tour  - 7/7/2016

Continuing partnership with Esteem Media to develop a design bloggers tour for fall market.

IHFRA’s New Member App Now Available On App Stores For Download  - 7/7/2016

App offers sales representatives easy access to IHFRA's online directory, job postings, member benefit information, and announcements while on the road.

Fashion Bed Group Adds New Packaging Approach  - 7/6/2016

New SleepSense Concept improves shopability and consumer experience at retail.

Bassett Reports Sales & Profit Decline For Quarter  - 7/5/2016

Year over year sales growth in 15 of the past 16 quarters stalled, with a decrease of 4.4 percent.

West Elm and Casper Launch Exclusive Retail Partnership  - 7/5/2016

"Demand for Casper has been overwhelming," said Philip Krim, Casper co-founder and CEO.

Denver Mattress Company Opens Store  - 7/5/2016

The new store located in Madison, WI represents the 108th in the U.S.

Tempur Sealy Launches 'Sleeping on the Lead' Campaign  - 7/5/2016

Golf fans can enter for a chance to win a TEMPUR-Breeze bed or TEMPUR-Cloud pillows.

Malouf Opens New Corporate Headquarters  - 7/1/2016

New Headquarters located in Northern Utah.

Veteran Home Furnishings Exec Joins E.S. Kluft In Southern California Sales Role  - 7/1/2016

Tim Bullin brings 20 years experience in home furnishings sales.

Attendee Registration Now Open for the First Annual ICFF Miami  - 7/1/2016

ICFF Miami to take place on October 5 & 6.

Medium and Small Operators Look to Reap Rewards From Incentives Offered at Upcoming Tupelo Furniture Market  - 7/1/2016

Tupelo Market runs August 18-21st.

Drew & Jonathan Scott Set To Make Exclusive Las Vegas Market Appearance  - 7/1/2016

TV personalities will host Q&A and book signing during Summer Market.

Gold Bond Expands GOTS-Certified Organic Mattress Program  - 7/1/2016

Adds three Global Organic Textile Standard certified organic mattresses to its line-up.

Surya To Introduce Machine-Made Rugs at Summer Markets  - 7/1/2016

Rugs to have handcrafted look and feel.

OW Lee Introduces New Aris Collection  - 7/1/2016

More contemporary but comfortable aluminum collection.

Zedbed, Natura World Win Gold Honors For Booth Design At Canadian Furniture Show In Toronto  - 7/1/2016

Booth won gold in the 2,500-square-foot and over category.

Manna Freight Systems Promotes Mathew Hardee To Distribution Center Manager  - 7/1/2016

Now manages Last Mile Home facility in Mendota Heights, MN.

Modway Brings Boxed Bed Mattresses to Stores Nationwide  - 7/1/2016

Aveline to be shown at Modway's Last Vegas showroom.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 7/1/2016

Sales at furniture and home furnishings stores were up 0.2 percent over May and 4.1 percent year-to-date.

Zuo Announces Their New Fl Showroom  - 7/1/2016

New showroom designed by 7 Furniture owner John Uribe.

HFA Adds IHFRA Seat To Its Board Of Directors  - 7/1/2016

Both associations share a common goal of helping home furnishings retailers survive and thrive in their businesses.

Reverie Unveils Dream Top Split-King Adjustable Mattress For Additional Flexibility  - 7/1/2016

The split top allows users to elevate each side of the bed independently without having completely separate mattresses.

France and Son, Ready to Expand  - 6/30/2016

Grand opening of 2nd furniture showroom to take place Saturday July 2nd.

Millennial Magic: How to Sell to the In-the-Know Generation  - 6/29/2016

Being aware of how to interact with and ultimately sell to Millennials will continue to be increasingly important.

Synchrony Financial & Vaughan Bassett Extend Consumer Financing Program Agreement  - 6/29/2016

The program will continue to provide customers with access to a range of convenient payment options.

The Saatva Company Named Fastest Growing E-Commerce Retailer  - 6/29/2016

Saatva Wins 2016 Internet Retailer's E-Retailer Growth Award.

Partnership brings CuTEC Copper-Infused Yarn To Sleep Products Industry  - 6/29/2016

Fine Cotton Factory and Next Fiber Technology introduce CuTEC a fabric that has a number of benefits, including odor control and improved hygiene.

IFDA Educational Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners  - 6/29/2016

IFDA judges reviewed 62 applications from 34 schools in 22 states including Hawaii.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #228: Best Ever Team Brainstorming Tip  - 6/28/2016

When someone gives you an idea for your website, listen, take notes, and give the idea a chance.

Eleanor Rigby Leather To Introduce New Modern Collection At AmericasMart  - 6/28/2016

Adds a 22-piece “Modern” collection to their seating roster.

NAHFA Seminar Series Schedule For Summer Las Vegas Market  - 6/28/2016

To be held at Summer Las Vegas Market HFA Retailer Resource Center- B1050.

Wright Global Graphics Announces New Point-Of-Sale Options  - 6/28/2016

Showroom Solutions program contains offerings including hang tags, posters, custom fixtures, kiosks, window graphics, wall units and more.

Weekly Furniture World Media Note #152 from Lance Hanish: The Changing Manufacturer Evolution  - 6/28/2016

Today, the burden of getting the word out about the manufacturer’s brand begins with the manufacturer.

Cory Appoints Director Of Business Development  - 6/28/2016

Lou Greco promoted to Director of Business Development, up from Northeast Regional Manager.

Pleasant Mattress Names Russell Raymond Director Of Operations  - 6/28/2016

Raymond brings 24 years of project management and manufacturing efficiency experience.

Baker Launches New Furniture Collection Jean-Louis Deniot  - 6/28/2016

Collections spans 80 pieces in total, including casegoods, upholstered, lighting, and accessories.

Gunlocke Announces Key Personnel Changes In Chicago  - 6/28/2016

Lauren Deranek promoted to A&D Manager in Chicago Market; Andrew Kost promoted to Chicago Showroom Manager.

Century Furniture Names Guy Holbrook VP of Sales  - 6/28/2016

Holbrook was previously VP of Sales at Belle Meade Furniture.

Agio Names Todd Wingrove VP Sales  - 6/28/2016

Wingrove is responsible for increasing sales with Patio Specialty and indoor customers as well as the newly-launched Domestic Warehousing Program.

Bowman Named VP of Sales Heritage Home Group For Luxury Brands  - 6/28/2016

He is charged with leading sales efforts to build and expanding market share.

Spending Is On The Rise For Kitchen And Bath Renovations, Houzz Survey Finds  - 6/28/2016

Over a quarter of renovation projects are driven by recent home purchases.

Bassett Furniture Renews Commitments In Las Vegas And High Point  - 6/28/2016

The company will remain in their existing showrooms in both locations.

2016 Art Van Charity Challenge Raises $2.3 Million  - 6/28/2016

Grace Centers of Hope from Pontiac, Michigan won the $100,000 grand prize grant.

At Home Opens Plano Location  - 6/28/2016

Home décor superstore celebrates grand opening.

Aaron's Sends 100 Underserved Youths To Summer Camp  - 6/28/2016

$50,000 in scholarships helps youth in five states learn life lessons at summer camp.

Herman Miller Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results  - 6/28/2016

Achieves record annual sales of $2.26 billion.

La-Z-Boy Reports Fiscal 2016 Full-Year And Fourth-Quarter Results  - 6/28/2016

Strong EPS growth in Quarter and Year.

Las Vegas Market Boasts International Presence  - 6/28/2016

Visitors from 75+ countries & Exhibitors from 20 countries at Summer Market.

El Dorado Furniture Unveils 50Th Year Anniversary Campaign Logo  - 6/28/2016

As part of the company's anniversary campaign, El Dorado Furniture will be giving back to Florida's community.

Mattress Firm Reports Net Loss on Increased Q1 Sales  - 6/28/2016

Announces plan to consolidate all stores under the Mattress Firm banner nationwide.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #27: Declare YOUR Independence  - 6/24/2016

Let’s work smart to make this holiday sale successful, and then enjoy evening festivities!

OMI Names Jeff Bader CEO  - 6/23/2016

Second generation takes reins of OMI as founder Walt Bader named Chairman.

The Roomplace To Donate Portion Of Proceeds From July Fourth Sale To Local Firefighters  - 6/23/2016

Furniture retailer to donate furniture and mattresses to firehouses in Illinois and Indiana.

Ow Lee Unveils New Outdoor Collection  - 6/23/2016

Lennox collection available for the 2016/17 season.

Castelle To Launch Nine New Casual Furnishings Collections for 2017  - 6/22/2016

To be launched during the July Casual Preview in Chicago, Il.

How You Can Have the Perfect Handshake  - 6/22/2016

Tips from an HPU Professor

Maxwood launches new All-In-One High Loft Bed collection  - 6/22/2016

To become part of the new Jackpot! brand of affordably priced bunks, lofts and case goods.

Crystorama Lighting To Hold Dealer Party At Lightovation Show In Dallas  - 6/21/2016

Event will include presentation of annual Retailer of the Year Award

Retail Technology Tip #8 From Storis: Summer Evaluations  - 6/21/2016

Evaluating your business practices is a great idea to consider when you are in the midst of a slower selling season.

The American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Foundation Names New Members  - 6/21/2016

John Bray, Robert B. Currey, Art Defehr, Richard Frinier, and Robert Wo to be inducted into the Hall of Fame at October 23 celebration during High Point Market.

Diamond Furniture & Mattress Executive Announces Retirement  - 6/21/2016

Executive prepares for retirement after 44 years serving Southern New Jersey.

CORT Continues Industry Leadership with New Executive Appointments  - 6/21/2016

Lloyd Lenson promoted to Vice Chairman, Mike Davis to Chief Operating Officer.

Author, Entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz to Keynote 2016 Interior Design Summit  - 6/21/2016

Financial, legal, branding, other business success strategies on slate exclusively for design professionals.

Preview of China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) September 2016  - 6/21/2016

CIFF runs September 7-10, 2016 at the National Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai.

Furniture veteran Bill Hairston honored, Kincaid named Supplier of the Year by Decorating Den Interiors.  - 6/21/2016

Hunter Douglas, Uttermost, Horizon and Surya also awarded.

How 3D Printing is Turning the Furniture Business Upside Down  - 6/21/2016

Over the last several years the world has seen 3D printing shake up a number of industries.

Ante4Autism Hands Out $17,072 Check At Coconis Furniture Tee It Up For Autism Event!  - 6/21/2016

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted helps present $17,072 Oakstone Academy check.

Crystorama Lighting Releases 2016 Lighting Catalog  - 6/21/2016

Latest edition highlights eight major new collections in decorative lighting line.

The RoomPlace Donates $150,000 To Eskenazi Health  - 6/20/2016

Furniture store name will be recognized on Sky Farm Trellis.

Las Vegas Market Gift & Home Décor Leasing Momentum Continues  - 6/20/2016

Another 20 new & expanded showrooms debut in building C this Summer.

“Furnishing the Future”: Planning for the Future of the Furniture Industry  - 6/20/2016

Renegade Furniture Group and Coleman Furniture announce 2nd annual furniture industry networking event.

Coleman Furniture Surges Up the “Second 500”  - 6/20/2016

The online furniture retailer is #537 in the “Internet Retailer Top 1000”.

Legislator Proposes Review Of Voluntary Furniture Stability Standard  - 6/20/2016

If the current voluntary standard is not considered by the CPSC to be “adequate,” the ASTM Subcommittee on Furniture Safety will have six months to revise it.

New Seminar & Event Roster Announced For Summer Las Vegas Market  - 6/20/2016

Features Libby Langdon, Christopher Kennedy, Barclay Butera, Michael Moloney, Justina Blakeney, Beekman Boys, Ahead of the Curve, FIRST LOOK, ANDYZ Awards, GIFT for Life & NEW Designer Tours

New Report Revels How To Link Brands Using New Psychology Of Todays HENRYs  - 6/20/2016

Pam Danziger explains why marketing to High-Earners-Not-Rich-Yet depends on mood, feeling and mindset.

Isuzu And Spartan Motors Celebrate Production Of The 30,000Th N-Series Gasoline Truck  - 6/15/2016

Another production milestone for North America’s gasoline-powered, low-cab-forward truck.

E.S. Kluft Adds To Sales Team  - 6/15/2016

Denise Mettner and Richard Harrison newest executives

Bunakara Teams Up With JDouglas  - 6/15/2016

Furniture, home accents and textiles to be exhibited at Atlanta Market.

New Eclipse International Showroom opens in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  - 6/15/2016

Also signs new long term lease to exhibit at Las Vegas Market.

Capel Rugs To Introduce Six New Rug Collections At Summer Markets  - 6/15/2016

New products include transitional, contemporary and traditional designs.

Is Your Marketing Department On A 'Fast-Food' Diet?  - 6/15/2016

Businesses must wean the marketing departments off a fast-food research diet and give them the sustenance they need to bring innovative and creative solutions to marketing efforts.

Research Refutes Misconceptions About Down and Feather Products  - 6/15/2016

White paper explores the sustainable and humane practices behind one of today’s most popular filling materials.

ART Vendors To Offer Deals During The 2016 Summer Markets  - 6/15/2016

Exclusive discounts for eligible member retailers.

Rep4Life Helps Texas Rep  - 6/15/2016

Home near the Brazos River suffers a complete loss.

Dutailier Launches 4 New High-end Gliders  - 6/15/2016

Unveils new gliders at the Canadian Furniture Toronto Show.

OW Lee Introduces New Siena Wrought Iron Collection  - 6/15/2016

Siena brings is a classic traditional OW Lee look to a smaller scale group.

Gunlocke Names Business Development Manager  - 6/15/2016

Julie Dailey brings more than 15 years of sales experience to Gunlocke.

New Forklift Safety Posters Available  - 6/15/2016

New posters from Hyster are available in English, Spanish, French Canadian, and Portuguese.

Amer Rugs Expands In Time For Summer Markets  - 6/13/2016

New expanded Piazza Collection to be shown at AmericasMart and Las Vegas Markets.

Kevin Houston Joins REM-Fit as Brand Ambassador  - 6/13/2016

Houston will lead athlete sponsorship, events and company wellness programs.

HFA Members Attend Second Annual D.C. Fly-In  - 6/13/2016

Met with members of Congress and key officials to discuss legislation and regulations that affect HFA members and their businesses.

Phillip Meyerson Passes At 100 Years Of Age  - 6/13/2016

His career as a furniture representative spanned over 50 years.

AHFA Board Meets With House Speaker Ryan  - 6/13/2016

Two-day washington meeting includes visits with key legislators and regulators.

Wesley Allen Adds Sunbrella Performance Fabrics  - 6/13/2016

Teams up with fabric supplier Glen Raven to dress its upholstered iron beds, bar stools and dining chairs.

China International Furniture Fair And High Point Market Authority Announce Strategic Partnership  - 6/13/2016

CIFF working with the High Point Market attendees to increase international sells for import and export initiatives.

New Upholstery Styles Make Bold Statements At Norwalk Furniture  - 6/13/2016

800 fabrics, 150 leathers, 30 wood finishes and multiple trims allow customers to design unique furniture.

Selection At AmericasMart Grows For July Market  - 6/13/2016

Announces cross-market sampling of new and expanded showrooms with more to come.

Nourison Launches Charity Campaign with City of Hope  - 6/13/2016

'Time to Help' campaign to donate $100 for every watch sold.

Las Vegas Market To Host Housewares Design Awards In 2017  - 6/13/2016

High-profile honors recognize product design excellence in 12 categories, adds new 13th “designer” category to recognize individual/agency excellence.

Surya Appoints Operations Veteran Kevin Westerhouse to COO Role  - 6/13/2016

Senior technology executive to help lead company’s next growth phase.

Castelle Collaborates With Interior Designer Barclay Butera on an Outdoor Furniture Collection  - 6/13/2016

The Barclay Butera by Castelle is planned to include the manufacturer’s custom cast aluminum construction in conjunction with original Butera designs.

Lorri Kelley Announced as New President of BDI  - 6/13/2016

Industry Veteran Brings 30 Years’ Experience in Sales, Marketing and Management

Pelican Reef Announces Expansion of Las Vegas Showroom  - 6/13/2016

To introduce new price point outdoor collections.

Report Reveals Consumer Sentiments On What Makes A Home  - 6/13/2016

IKEA survey results indicate that home extends beyond the physical space and that people consider the home primarily a place for relationships.

Michael Amini and Jane Seymour Visit Jakarta For Book Signing Event  - 6/13/2016

Book signing event to raise funds for “Rachel House Indonesia”.

WebFronts Level 4 Retailer Web Services Hosted Over 2,700 Digital Promotions For Memorial Day  - 6/13/2016

Software built exclusively for independent retailers of durable home goods.

New Showrooms & Spaces At Neocon  - 6/13/2016

theMART adds five new tenants to reach 100% occupancy of their permanent showrooms.

Staples Business Advantages Releases Workplace Index Report  - 6/13/2016

Report shows that longer hours the norm just to keep up; workers cite wellness programs, technology, break time and office design as key motivators.

New Sunbrella Fabrics ‘Shift’ Design Aesthetics  - 6/13/2016

Shift collection highlights the use of opposing forces.

Bianca Beckermann Joins Castelle As Financial Planner and Analyst  - 6/13/2016

She will provide research and analysis for corporate and territorial sales strategy and growth.

Wynonna And The Big Noise To Headline Nationwide Primetime! Kickoff  - 6/13/2016

Private concert to be held at the Grand Ole Opry.

Decorating Den Interiors Announces Franchise Of The Year And Other Top Business Awards  - 6/8/2016

Franchise owner Deanna Frazier, of Plano, Texas, was named Franchise of the Year.

Tidewater Tables Launches 2016 Collection  - 6/8/2016

Featuring reclaimed coastal dock wood motif on cast stone outdoor tables.

OW Lee Introduces Five New Fire Pits In Its Santorini Collection  - 6/8/2016

New Santorini fire pits available in 13 tile options and 12 finishes.

ASFD Extends 2016 Pinnacle Award Entry Deadline  - 6/5/2016

Deadline extended to June 30th.

Las Vegas Enhances C-One For Summer Market  - 6/5/2016

New layout emphasizes new & expanding high-end, cross-category offerings.

PROFITsystems Adds Over 100 Features and Enhancements to Retail Management System  - 6/5/2016

Latest release of Retailvantage contains enhancements requested by home furnishings retailers.

Jaipur Living Partners With Visionary Designer Aviva Stanoff  - 6/5/2016

New line of rugs and premium textile products targeted for launch in Spring/Summer 2017.

Rory Rehmert Promoted To President Of Summer Winds Division Of Pride Family Brands  - 6/5/2016

Rehmert will oversee the entire Summer Winds brand including product development, manufacturing, positioning, sales and promotion.

CORT Promotes Jarrod Clay To Territory Sales Manager  - 6/5/2016

Charlotte native to manage furniture rental company’s relocation services division in Western North Carolina and South Carolina.

IMAX Announces Nakasa, A Luxury Lifestyle Brand  - 6/5/2016

Nakasa to debut at summer 2016 markets.

Las Vegas Market Intensifies Gourmet Expansion  - 6/5/2016

New & expanding showrooms feature industry leaders, special programming on tap for Summer market.

Joe Ruggiero Explores World Art Forms through Sunbrella Fabrics Collection  - 6/5/2016

Bauhaus, Haiku and Indigo inspire textile designs.

New Books By Pam Danziger On Marketing to Affluent Women  - 6/5/2016

Two Booklets help to market to affluent women who represent important market segments.

Carmen Squadrito Joins Castelle's Team of Independent Territory Managers  - 6/5/2016

To represent Castelle and Prestige to retailers in North and South Carolina.

ICFA Industry Roundtables Offer Education And Networking  - 6/5/2016

Fourth annual roundtables to be held Monday, September 19th, day prior to Casual Market Chicago.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Continues Expansion into Chicago, Midwest with Three Store Openings  - 6/5/2016

East Coast furniture retailer adds fifth and sixth stores in Chicago area and first store in Indiana.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #26: Tips From The Field  - 6/5/2016

TIPS = To Insure Prosperous Sales.

Reverie Hosts Educational Summit For Retail Partners  - 6/5/2016

Execs from Under Armour & Shinola keynote event designed to spark innovation, conversation.

Jonathan Adler to Speak at New York International Carpet Show  - 6/5/2016

Designer to share journey from production potter to lifestyle brand.

Walter E. Smithe Debuts Cynthia Rowley's New Home Furnishings Line  - 6/5/2016

New line to be shown at 11 Chicago area Walter E. Smithe showrooms.

Bertelè Collections To Be Displayed At Canadian Home Improvement Center, Improve  - 6/5/2016

To offer the North American market a taste of Italian style with new colletcions.

Bedgear Donates Bedding In Response To The Life-Threatening Flooding In Houston  - 6/5/2016

Donates $52,000 worth of bedding products.

Decorating Den Interiors Announces Decorator Of The Year And Other Design Awards  - 6/5/2016

Barbara Elliott & Jennifer Ward Woods named Decorators of the Year.

High Point Market Authority Releases Their Style Report for Summer/Fall 2016  - 6/5/2016

21 page report was developed by eight members of the HPMA’s 2016 Style Spotters team.

Durham Furniture Reduces Delivery Time With New Implementations  - 6/5/2016

New ERP system and on-demand production process help reduces delivery time by up to 25%.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 6/5/2016

There were two surveys relating to consumer confidence and these two surveys had totally opposite results.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #227: Check Every Single Change You Make on Your Website. Always.  - 6/5/2016

Many, many times I’ve worked with web developers who have said something was done and it wasn’t.

The Canadian Furniture Show Reports A Successful 2016 Edition  - 6/1/2016

Show reports increased attendance, 500,000 square feet of show floor and 233 exhibitors.

Wesley Allen Releases New Seating Additions  - 6/1/2016

Iron furniture manufacturer unveils 6 new bar and counter stools.

Mattress Industry Online Start-up Rush Continues  - 5/31/2016

NY Post article looks at online mattress store start-ups to watch.

Mattress Ranch & Sound Sleep Donate 1,000 Mattresses  - 5/31/2016

Mattresses are being delivered to children in the Arctic Slope, Bering Strait, Lower Yukon, Bristol Bay and SE Alaska.

Sleep Country Canada Expands into Northern Ontario  - 5/31/2016

This expansion into Northern Ontario is a first for the retailer and signifies the company's continued growth in the province.

Stein World Promotes Rick Stroud To VP Of Sales  - 5/30/2016

Formerly VP of the organization’s Eastern region.

Pride Family Brands Territory Manager Retires  - 5/30/2016

Brad Elliott retires after 43 year career.

CORT Furnishes Third Home for Injured Veteran on Designing Spaces airing on Lifetime  - 5/30/2016

Marine Corps Lance Corporal Devin H. Kyle, his wife and three year old daughter receive home makeover.

Capel Rugs Moves To New Las Vegas Showroom  - 5/30/2016

Company moves to first floor in space A-133 of Las Vegas Design Center.

Furniture First Hires New Director of Case Goods  - 5/30/2016

Hires Forella as director of Case Goods and promotes Frenette to Assistant Merchandising Director.

Lynch Sales Company Re-Establishes Canadian Division  - 5/30/2016

Appoints Divisional Manager and Assistant Manager.

Canadian Bedding Producers Natura, Zedbed Ink Licensing Deal  - 5/30/2016

Fourth licensing agreement as company sets growth path.

Lexmark Exec Joins Customatic Adjustable Bedz  - 5/30/2016

Kris Dyer to head customer care.

Lazzaro Leather Featured In Latest One Room Challenge  - 5/30/2016

Designers feature company’s leather seating in several room remodels.

Ashley HomeStore Donates Over 450 Mattresses  - 5/30/2016

Mattresses donated to three non-profit organizations as part of their "Buy One, Get One" promotion.

Somerton Dwelling Names Director Of Newly Created Position  - 5/30/2016

Chris Schicker appointed as Director of Asian Operations.

Dwell On Design Los Angeles Announces 2016 Home Tours  - 5/27/2016

Tours to showcase Los Angeles’ East, West, And Midtown homes.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles To Feature InterDesign Program.  - 5/24/2016

Includes four lifestyle themes created by trend committee.

Arteriors Appoints Chris Berumen As National Lighting Sales Manager  - 5/24/2016

Charged with leading the company’s residential and commercial lighting business.

Winner Of Castelle’s High Point Outdoor Furniture Drawing Announced  - 5/24/2016

Shay Geyer of IBB Design announced as winner of outdoor furniture package.

ICFF NYC 2016 Post Show Report  - 5/24/2016

Record attendance, exhibition space and exhibitors set the tone for NYCxDESIGN week.

RWS Helps Retailers Announce Memorial Day Mattress and Appliance Deals  - 5/24/2016

More than 2,000 deals on Independent retailers’ websites this Memorial Day.

15% Of U.S. Consumers Purchased On Chinese E-Commerce Sites  - 5/24/2016

U.S. survey conducted by online translation agency, One Hour Translation.

Surya Selected As Georgia Fast 40 Company For Second Consecutive Year  - 5/24/2016

Honored as one of state’s fastest growing companies.

Cory Honors Team Member’s 50 Years Of Service  - 5/24/2016

Also inducts 13 team members into Silver Circle.

Las Vegas Market And ASD Market Week Expand Two For Tuesday Program This Summer  - 5/24/2016

Program provides buyers expanded shuttles and access to both shows on Tuesday, August 2

ISPA Releases 2015 Mattress Industry Report of Sales and Trends  - 5/24/2016

U.S. wholesale revenues set new high in 2015.

Weekly Furniture World Media Note #151 from Lance Hanish: How Does Social Media Compare With Television?  - 5/24/2016

Digital/mobile plays a MAJOR part in drawing the attention of the targeted audience.

Retail Technology Tip #7 From Storis: Delivery Management  - 5/24/2016

Within a well-designed software system, there are many features that a retailer can utilize in order to meet the requirements of their delivery programs.

Furniture retailer IKEA buys land in Mumbai to open second India store  - 5/24/2016

Plans to expand to 25 stores in the country by 2025.

W. S. Badcock Corporation Opens New Regional Distribution Center in LaGrange, GA  - 5/24/2016

535,000 square foot state-of-the-art $24 million distribution center to serve 150 retail stores.

Fashion Bed Group To Highlight Headboards At Canadian Furniture Show  - 5/24/2016

Striking a balance of masculine and feminine attributes, the five latest additions to the Fashion Bed Group headboard portfolio include timeless, versatile offerings ideal for any bedroom setting.

Registration Opens For Nationwide PrimeTime! in Nashville  - 5/23/2016

Kickoff event held at Grand Ole Opry, August 14-17.

Sleep Country Canada Reports Record First Quarter 2016 Performance  - 5/23/2016

Including 34.4% Operating EBITDA Increase on 11.7% Growth in Same Store Sales

Jaipur Living Launches Spring 2016 Catalog  - 5/23/2016

Titled, "The Freshest Spring Pairing," catalog presents over 300 new products.

Massoud Announces Appointments For New Manufacturing And Product Development Posts  - 5/23/2016

Luis G. Santamaria appointed as VP of Manufacturing; Clint Barber promoted to VP of Product Development.

Las Vegas Market Reports Growth In Gift & Home Décor Temporary Exhibits  - 5/23/2016

BHome & Artisanal LA showcases debut, Trading Post 1908 launches in DISCOVERIES.

Sustainable Furnishings Council and 23 Other Business Groups Defend Clean Power Plan  - 5/23/2016

Court brief says plan protects businesses and economy from climate change.

Preview The Upcoming China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai)  - 5/23/2016

CIFF to be held September 7-10, 2016

Natuzzi Supports Project For Refugees By Mario Cucinella  - 5/23/2016

Project, Abitazione per la Pace is a low-cost, high quality residential ecohouse.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #226: Do You Even Need Text On Your Home Page?  - 5/23/2016

Home pages should have enough text to help with higher rankings in search results and to help motivate the buyer.

Dwell On Design Los Angeles 2016 Selected Product Launches And Features  - 5/23/2016

Dwell on Design takes place June 24-26 at the L.A. Convention Center.

Serta Launches New Advertising Campaign and New Website.  - 5/19/2016

New ad campaign launched May 19th.

ICFF Announces 2016 Editors’ Awards Winners  - 5/18/2016

The jury recognized 11 designers and product designs.

Nationwide Sets Goals For Success Of Independents  - 5/18/2016

Regional meeting offers collaboration for 2016.

Gunlocke Names Beth Gall as Regional Manager  - 5/16/2016

Will oversee sales efforts and dealer network in Chicago, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Art Mager: Much More Than a Manufacturer’s Representative  - 5/16/2016

Art Mager was a manufacturer's representative for the metropolitan New York area with Burris Industries, Clayton Marcus, and Cochrane Furniture prior to his retirement in 2002.

Fine Cotton Factory Targets Burgeoning Juvenile Market  - 5/16/2016

New “Fine Nursery Collection” delivers warmth to babies’ mattresses.

Classic Brands’ Bed-In-A-Box Program Surpasses Two Million Units Sold  - 5/16/2016

New designs & features introduced to the Sleep Options Collection.

Connie Post Team Converts Lowes Building To Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses  - 5/16/2016

New Wareham, MA location makes a modern architectural statement.

Colleen Smithe Parker Named Director Of Advertising At Walter E. Smithe  - 5/16/2016

Smithe Parker will oversee the day-to-day operations of the advertising team.

Las Vegas Market Announces Market Dates Through 2020  - 5/16/2016

Summer Market highlights include the addition of some 40 new tenants in the gift, housewares and home décor categories as well as 50 new furniture companies.

Décor Light & Lifestyles Category Expands AmericasMart Design Resources  - 5/16/2016

New collection launches in July 2016 at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market

Valdese Weavers Becomes An Employee-Owned Company  - 5/16/2016

Nearly 1,000 associates, through the ESOP, now own 100% of Valdese Weavers.

Whittier Wood Furniture Relocates Las Vegas Market Showroom  - 5/16/2016

Moves into larger showroom in time for Summer Market.

Maxwood Furniture Develops ‘Maxtrix Kids Rooms’ Franchise Concept  - 5/16/2016

New 2,500-square-foot facility located in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Better Sleep Council Addresses Sleep Deprivation Epidemic With New Digital Tool  - 5/13/2016

The Better Bed Quizzz helps consumers evaluate their needs before shopping for a mattress.

B. Pila Design and Photographer Javier Gomez Release Limited-Edition Home Collective  - 5/13/2016

Applies select works from two of Gomez’s series to the furniture designer’s signature silhouettes.

Hooker Furniture Launches Two New Consumer-Centric Services  - 5/13/2016

Services to provide connections to free design consultation and a furniture consignment referral network.

Jerome’s Furniture Hosts ‘Best Suite in the House’ for Channel 933 Summer Kick Off Concert  - 5/11/2016

Consumers can win free tickets to the concert where they will listen to music in style on one of Jerome's plush sofas.

Denver Mattress Company Opens 2nd Store In Michigan  - 5/11/2016

107th store in the U.S.

MEGA Hosts Inaugural Leadership Retreat  - 5/11/2016

Sponsors trip to Pearl Jam's 25th anniversary tour.

Wright Global Graphics Wins Record Number Of Awards  - 5/11/2016

Takes home 11 awards at Printing Industry of Carolinas Awards

City of Hope Golf & Tennis Tournament Celebrates 25 Years of Hope  - 5/11/2016

West Coast Tournament brings together industry leaders to raise funds for cancer and diabetes research.

Accent Décor Announces $1000 Instagram Contest for Business Owners  - 5/11/2016

Participants are to share a floral arrangement, styled event or home décor vignette inspired by Africa.

New Distribution Center Opened by Manna Freight Systems  - 5/11/2016

Logistics provider for retailers enhances capability to serve Southwest United States.

La-Z-Boy To Debut Casegoods at Summer Las Vegas Market  - 5/11/2016

Hammary will show inside the England Furniture showroom. Kincaid and American Drew will show together in a new 5,000-square-foot space in Building B.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #25: How You Gonna Keep Them Down On The Farm  - 5/11/2016

Your big city competition may be winning the battle because of what they can offer.

WithIt Extends Early Registration Discount For Annual Conference  - 5/11/2016

WithIt Professional Conference to be held June 12-14th.

ICFF Announces 2016 Editors’ Awards Judging Committee  - 5/11/2016

Editor judges convened from around the world to crown “what’s best and what’s next” in design.

Interior Lifestyle China returns this September  - 5/10/2016

Theme for 2016 is "Encounter the Beauty of Life".

Leggett & Platt Eliminates Bar Retention, Expands Features On New Adjustable Base  - 5/10/2016

Redesigned Prodigy features MicroHook retainer system for a streamlined look.

Natura Signs Key Licenses In Turkey And Middle East  - 5/10/2016

Turkey’s BRN sleep products & Kuwait’s American Mattress join Natura

Fine Furniture Design Avoids Forced Factory Shutdowns In Shanghai  - 5/10/2016

Recent enhancements position the company as more environmentally friendly.

Michelle Barton Named AmericasMart Atlanta Executive Vice President And CFO  - 5/10/2016

Most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Kingsdown Announces Crown Imperial Line  - 5/10/2016

New six-model line incorporates embroidered crest featuring the Kingsdown crown.

Walker Edison Promotes Rich Packer to Director of Product Development  - 5/10/2016

Business analyst has over 10 years experience in product development and marketing.

Sleep Train’s Pajama Bowl Rolls a Record-Breaking Year  - 5/10/2016

Raises $168,669 to help fulfill little wishes for local foster kids.

ITMA Announces Newest Exhibitors At Showtime  - 5/10/2016

Celebrates 53rd Textile Market.

Surya Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Headquarters  - 5/10/2016

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal among speakers at opening of the one-million-square-foot facility.

Surya’s John Haste Recognized as City of Hope’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year  - 5/9/2016

Spearheaded 'day of giving'.

Las Vegas Market Continues To Expand  - 5/9/2016

Napoleon Grills and Casual Classics Furniture Group join for summer.

Retailer Web Services Announces The launches WebFronts Level 4  - 5/9/2016

New software offers automated marketing for the durable goods industry.

Oriental Weavers Makes Significant Capital Investments In US Production  - 5/9/2016

Expands distribution center to accommodate increased production.

Norris Furniture & Interiors Launches New Website  - 5/9/2016

Adds "featured projects" section to highlight work from interior design team.

Two HPU Students Receive Celia Moh Scholarship  - 5/9/2016

Twin sisters receive scholarship based on their academic achievements.

Ashley HomeStore Opens Eighth Store in Tampa  - 5/9/2016

34th HomeStore in the state of Florida, and 627th HomeStore worldwide.

Hancock & Moore Unveils New Collection Of Chairs And Sofas  - 5/4/2016

New collection features midcentury styling with lighter wood finishes.

ART To Collaborate with Traditional Home Magazine In New Orleans  - 5/4/2016

Debuts new showhouse as part of the Southern Style Now design festival.

McCreary Modern Matches Employee’s Fund Raising Efforts  - 5/4/2016

Ronald McDonald House of Winston Salem received a donation of $14,212.

Home Décor Expansion Continues At Las Vegas Market  - 5/4/2016

Seven suppliers are planning new or expanded showrooms for Summer 2016 market.

Furniture Days Is Coming to America  - 5/4/2016

Design workshop to be presented in North America for the first time.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #24: Rules, Guidelines, Policies, And Beliefs  - 5/4/2016

It's much easier to ignore a situation and say No. Give your team the power to say yes!

How to Help Customers Properly Dispose of Furniture  - 5/4/2016

That couch is really old. And really big. It’s got to go … but how?

Furniture First Elects New Board Members  - 5/2/2016

Russell Blocker Retires after more than a dozen years.

Orion Air Ride's GM Elected To Division Of AHFA  - 5/2/2016

Mark Fierek elected as VP of the Specialized Furniture Carriers division.

New Research Shows Consumers More Concerned About Environmental Issues  - 5/2/2016

Consumers want to choose eco-friendly home furnishings.

Top Designers Honored At Elevate Luxury Design Gala & Awards  - 5/2/2016

1st Annual Gala & Awards honored top names in the design industry at High Point Market.

Somerton Dwelling Announces Winners  - 5/2/2016

Gave away 5 Amazon Echo's to lucky retailers who toured their showroom at the recent High Point Market.

Pride Family Brands To Participate In Lunch and Learn Event  - 5/2/2016

Event held for design professionals in Dallas, Texas.

MicroD Announces ADA Readiness For Their OmniVue Platform  - 5/2/2016

OmniVue platform enhanced to follow Web Consortium's accessibility guidelines.

Stanley Furniture Posts First Quarter Results  - 5/2/2016

Net sales down 20.4%, impacted by production delays of new product.

Mattress Firm Launches National Foster Kids Philanthropic Initiative  - 5/2/2016

Retailer hosts kid heroes photo contest to kick-off National Foster Care Month.

Aaron's, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results  - 5/2/2016

Revenues increased 4% while net earnings decreased .9%.

Leggett & Platt Reports First Quarter Results  - 5/2/2016

Announces earnings per share of $.63, a first quarter record.

Tempur Sealy Reports First Quarter 2016 Results  - 5/2/2016

Reaffirms financial guidance for 2016.

New Introductions From Capel Rugs  - 5/1/2016

The company reported that rugs from licensed designers sparked order increases at recent High Point show.

Ashley HomeStore Opens New Store in Merrillville, IN  - 5/1/2016

New location marks Ashley’s 11th HomeStore in the state of Indiana and 624th worldwide.

Tempur-Pedic Release New ‘Brees On Breeze’ Video Series  - 5/1/2016

Video Series includes quarterback Drew Brees and teammate Max Unger.

Bienenstock Furniture Library Hosts Free Events, May 11 & 13  - 5/1/2016

"Celebrate The Old North State!" events hosted by noted scholars and historians.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #225: Why SEO Is Like A Jigsaw Puzzle  - 4/27/2016

Like a jigsaw puzzle, search engine optimization often requires trial and error to discover what will work.

Sit ‘N Sleep To Open 35th Location  - 4/27/2016

Mattress retailer to join the City of Orange community.

AHFA’S Furniture Foundation Announces 2016 Grants  - 4/27/2016

Awarded grants to Appalachian State University, and Catawba Valley Community College Alexander Furniture Academy.

Z Capital Partners Announces Acquisition of Twin-Star International  - 4/27/2016

Expands portfolio with designer, manufacturer and marketer of electric fireplaces and home furnishings.

Cory Home Delivery Expands To West Coast  - 4/27/2016

Will be servicing long-time client Crate&Barrel.

WithIt 2016 WOW Awards Honored Industry Leaders  - 4/27/2016

WOW Awards is the only industry-wide program dedicated to the accomplishments of women.

Nourison and Kathy Ireland Worldwide Announces Expansion  - 4/27/2016

Expansion adds to Nourison's Kathy Ireland Home collection of rugs, decorative pillows and poufs.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces New Location For October Induction Ceremony  - 4/27/2016

Expanded attendance prompts move to larger venue

FurnitureDealer.Net Announces Winners of 2016 March Madness Charity Challenge  - 4/27/2016

4th Annual event raises over $5,000 for charities chosen by challenge winners.

Delandis Upholstery Debuts New Have-It-Your-Size Program  - 4/27/2016

New program gives retailers the ability to offer consumers multiple sofa frame sizes.

IMC Honors 28 Tenants Showing In High Point For 50 Years Or More  - 4/27/2016

Henkel Harris celebrates 70th anniversary.

STORIS’ VP of Client Services Recognized At WithIt Awards  - 4/27/2016

Marilyn Durning nominated for the WithIt WOW Award for Leadership.

Classic Brands Unveils Adjustable Base  - 4/27/2016

Designed to work with the company’s easily shippable bed-in-a-box program.

MIT Sloan Professor Finds Online And Offline Prices Identical 72% Of The Time  - 4/27/2016

Data collection was carried out as part of the MIT Billion Prices Project.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #23: A Completely Non-Scientific Review of Media Outlets  - 4/27/2016

Cable companies are hemorrhaging viewers, so plan to invest your marketing dollars wisely.

Implementing CRM Ideas for Change  - 4/27/2016

What exactly do retailers need to do to inject a little life into their long list of CRM concepts?

Dormeo N.A Names Industry Veteran Jim Van Lear As VP Of Operations  - 4/27/2016

Jim brings over 30 years of bedding industry experience to DORMEO.

AHFA Signs On As ‘Anchor It!’ Campaign Advocate  - 4/27/2016

Campaign educates parents and caregivers about the dangers of furniture and television tip-overs.

Elements International Is Aaron’s Furniture & Accessories Partner Of The Year  - 4/27/2016

Awarded Aaron’s 2015 Furniture and Accessories Partner of the Year at Aaron’s Partner’s Meeting.

Retail Technology Tip #6 From Storis: Running A Productive Sales Floor  - 4/27/2016

Technology can help busy business owners make sure none of the critical pieces to their sales floor’s productivity fall through the cracks.

Jaipur Living Hires Flooring Industry Veteran Michael Callaghan  - 4/27/2016

Callaghan to lead Jaipur Living's global salesforce.

Incy Interiors Debuts In US  - 4/27/2016

Australian company provides unique bedroom solutions for families.

Neocon Redesigns 7th Floor Exhibit Hall  - 4/27/2016

7th Floor to feature 300 brands featuring latest innovative products.

ICFF Talks To Feature a Veritable Who’s Who in Architecture and Design  - 4/27/2016

Topics to include detailed look at trends and the intersection of architecture and design.

AmericasMart To Launch Temporary Antiques Collection At July Market  - 4/27/2016

Collection to feature 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century furnishings and accents and more.

Organic Mattresses, Inc. Sees Promise In Court Ruling Over Misuse Of Organic Labeling  - 4/26/2016

Injunction prohibits unauthorized use of the Global Organic Textile Standard Certification on mattresses.

Ethan Allen and Markor Group Break Records for City of Hope at High Point Market  - 4/25/2016

Farooq Kathwari and Richard Feng raised more than $1.8 million for cancer and diabetes research.

Steinreich Communications Acquires 6th Largest North Carolina Public Relations Firm  - 4/23/2016

McNeill Communications and Steinreich will represent more than 50 top brands in the home furnishings industry.

Surya Teams Up With March Of Dimes For 'March For Babies'  - 4/23/2016

Joins the fight to improve maternal health and reduce premature births.

AHFA Announces 2016 Regulatory Summit  - 4/23/2016

Prop 65, CARB enforcement, product liability and green chemistry on agenda.

Wright Global Graphics Expanding Product Offerings For Bed-In-A-Box Segment  - 4/23/2016

New designs geared for flexibility, durability.

Furniture First Welcomes Two New Members  - 4/23/2016

Dow Furniture of Waldoboro, Maine and Eaton-Young Furniture Galleries of Cumberland, Maryland are newest members.

Designer Richard Frinier Honored for Caravan Collection of Sunbrella Fabrics  - 4/23/2016

Awarded with a Gold award in this year's ADEX awards competition.

Ashley HomeStore Opens New Store in Sebring, FL.  - 4/23/2016

Grand opening for new 20,000 square foot store to be held May 7th.

Mike Runnells Joins Foremost Groups  - 4/23/2016

Joins as National Sales Manager for outdoor division.

Norris Furniture & Interiors Named “Best Furniture Store” In Lee and Collier Counties  - 4/23/2016

7,000 responses to online survey by Gulfshore Life readers.

Specialized Furniture Carriers Elect New Officers  - 4/23/2016

Aimee Boozer elected President; Mark Fierek to serve as VP for 2016-2017.

Erwin Gremmer Retires from Pride Family Brands  - 4/20/2016

Gremmer held sales and marketing positions within the casual furnishings industry for over 32 years.

WithIt Announces Emilie Aries as Keynote Speaker  - 4/20/2016

To Keynote annual WithIt Professional Conference.

ASFD Installs New Directors for 2016-2017  - 4/20/2016

John Conrad continues as executive director of the nonprofit organization.

Fellowship Award Recipient Honored by Interior Design Society  - 4/20/2016

Accolades presented to progressive past president.

ASID Elevates Educational and Student Programming At ICFF  - 4/20/2016

28th edition of ICFF to take place May 14th and May 15th.

Celia Moh Scholarship Announces 2016-2017 Winners  - 4/20/2016

Academic scholarship for students bound for careers in the home furnishings industry.

Tepperman’s Recognized for Environmental Leadership  - 4/20/2016

Recognized at 33rd annual London Business Achievement Awards Gala.

ICFA Planning 2017 Educational Conference  - 4/20/2016

Forum slated for February 14-16, 2017.

Vispring Launches 1st New Store Concept In The US  - 4/20/2016

Concept unveiled at ABC Carpet And Home on April 6th.

The Traveling Retailer's Tip #22: Don't Take 25% off a Good Night’s Sleep  - 4/20/2016

We have all experienced that shopper who believes you have an extra 25-75% discount to offer.

La-Z-Boy Manufacturing Facility Breaks Furniture Industry Safety Record  - 4/20/2016

Achieves over 6.8 million production hours without a lost time case.

Effective Retail Sales Management  - 4/20/2016

Effective managing comes down to doing these three activities every day; One minute goal setting, One minute praising and One minute reprimands.

Terry Nelson Joins MicroD as Business Development Executive  - 4/19/2016

Before joining MicroD, Nelson was Vice President of Sales at PROFITsystems.

Joe Leflein of Thomas Furniture Passes at 94  - 4/19/2016

Leflein built the small store he founded into one of the most successful design oriented high-end furniture stores in New Jersey.

ASFD Announces Touching Lives By Design Scholarship Winner  - 4/19/2016

American Society of Furniture Designers Event Features Keynote Speaker Alexander Julian.

ISPA Announces New Leadership For Board Of Trustees  - 4/18/2016

Bryan Smith Becomes ISPA Chair, Eric Rhea Appointed Vice Chair.

Industry Veterans to Launch Brick-And-Click Furniture Business  - 4/18/2016

Combined 99 years of furniture industry experience between four investors.

New Pacific Direct Announces Winning Products Selected In Trend Watch Program  - 4/18/2016

The firm will display winners at High Point Market.

Designer Of The Year Award Recipients Announced By Interior Design Society  - 4/18/2016

Awards given for space designs, singular areas, specialty awards, and window treatments.

Ami Austin Interior Design Opens New Studio in Downtown Memphis  - 4/18/2016

To provide interior design consultations and planning at the studio.

Twin-Star International Receives Five Platinum ADEX Design Awards for 2016  - 4/18/2016

Brings Twin-Star Internationals' total to 25 Platinum awards received.

Lynch Sales Company Appoints Two Sale Conductors  - 4/18/2016

Eric Delgado and Craig Bengston joined the firm March 1st.

New Pillows From Fashion Bed Group Feature Cooling And Comfort Technology  - 4/17/2016

New pillow offerings will be on display in the company’s High Point showroom.

High Point University Names New Sales Education Center  - 4/17/2016

Named for the Harris family of Furnitureland South.

Fashion Bed Group To Offer New Bedding Support Options  - 4/17/2016

New platform bed frame offers storage options and eliminates box spring.

Fashion Bed Group To Highlight Headboards  - 4/17/2016

Will showcase five upholstered headboards at High Point.

HPU Students Work With Top Companies At Furniture Market  - 4/17/2016

Students working to help companies get showrooms ready for High Point Market.

Iconic Pineapple Announces Agreement With Artist Val Bustos  - 4/16/2016

Company announces changes to management team going into high point show.

International Home Furnishings Representatives Association Issues Statement on HB2  - 4/16/2016

Traditionally, IHFRA does not take on the role of advocacy in political matters.

IMC & Christopher Guy Announce New Construction in High Point  - 4/14/2016

New two story, 20,000 square foot building to be completed in 2017.

Surya Collaborates With Ted Baker for New Rug Offering  - 4/14/2016

Will unveil four collaborative rugs at High Point Market.

American Home Furnishings Hall Of Fame Installs New Walk Of Fame Signs  - 4/14/2016

Walk of Fame honors more than 100 members of the Hall of Fame.

Surya Unveils Spring 2016 Catalog  - 4/14/2016

Currently available in print, online and via mobile apps.

Lazzaro Holding Champagne Reception During High Point Market  - 4/14/2016

Event will mark launch of new Metropolitan Home by Lazzaro Leather program.

Designer Events Scheduled For Market  - 4/14/2016

Universal Furniture hosts interior design education/celebration events.

High Point Market Authority Announces New MyMarket App for Spring Market 2016  - 4/14/2016

Includes indoor and outdoor mapping features to help attendees navigate the market.

Alden Parkes Unveils Largest Accent Chair Introduction To-Date  - 4/14/2016

New chairs include additions to the Elliot, Pinnacles, Tiffany and Monaco collections.

ViewIt To Bring Virtual Reality To High Point Market  - 4/14/2016

Plans to elevate the current design and sales process with virtual reality.

RHF Investments Names New President Of Century Furniture  - 4/14/2016

Parent company of Century Furniture also announces promotions of key members of management team.

La-Z-Boy Introduces Rechargeable Batteries For Power Recliners  - 4/14/2016

Battery solution solves key issues with look and placement of power recliners.

Nourison Set To Preview New Area Rugs At High Point Market  - 4/13/2016

New area rugs include launches from Kathy Ireland, Calvin Klein, and Michael Amini.

20th Century Fox, Ice Age Collision Course Teams Up With Imagine Advertising & Ashley Furniture  - 4/13/2016

Collaboration to bring furniture retailers the largest furniture event in 10,000 years.

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