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Furniture Industry News Published in 2019

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 12/30/2019

The ups and downs of monthly reporting by our participants continues, but conversations remain that business is just ok at best for many and off for others.

Las Vegas Market Announces Partnerships with 50+ Leading Retail & Trade Groups  - 12/30/2019

New partners and new programming among highlights for Winter Market.

UPS, FedEx Fees on Heavy Packages to Hit Consumers and Merchants  - 12/27/2019

Carriers escalate their war on bulky items, levying a $24 fee on packages weighing over 50 pounds.

XPO Logistics Finds Majority of US Consumers Are Planning Home Delivery of Heavy Goods in 2020  - 12/27/2019

Internet purchases of appliances, furniture and other heavy goods are accelerating as consumers become more comfortable buying high-ticket items online.

Valassis Research: Direct Mail Influences Online Purchases, Motivates Millennials  - 12/27/2019

Valassis research found millennials have a high response to direct mail, even more so when those ads are relevant and part of a multichannel campaign.

Gold Bond Makes Special Delivery to Maine Amish Country Via Horse & Wooden Cart  - 12/27/2019

Working in conjunction with its retail partner Northeastern Rustic Furniture and its last-mile delivery team, the company was able to get bed mattresses and a futon mattress delivered safely and in a timely manner.

Ashley’s Angels Delivers Gifts and Holiday Cheer to More Than 1,700 Children in Need  - 12/27/2019

The organization raised over $400,000 in Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin throughout 2019.

Norman Chad, Randy Couture, Pia Zadora and William Hung to Appear at 12th Annual Ante4Autism Event  - 12/27/2019

Anthony Mehran from Huffman Koos Furniture, Karl & Cathi Glassman, Joe Matejka, and Crane’s Mattress Superstore added to list of sponsors.

Lectra Partners With Japanese Furniture Design Company Karimoku  - 12/26/2019

Karimoku's implementation of Lectra's Furniture On Demand system will enable the design company to connect its IT system to its cutting room and transform and digitalize its fabric-cutting process.

Wayfair Reports 36% Increase in Direct Retail Sales for Peak Five-Day Holiday Shopping Weekend  - 12/26/2019

On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Wayfair sold a rug every second, a barstool every four seconds, a sofa every seven seconds, and a vanity or faucet every 10 seconds.

American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Athens, GA Store  - 12/26/2019

The new 22,000 square foot Athens store opened on December 20th.

Feizy Donates $25,000 to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC)  - 12/26/2019

FMSC is a valuable non-profit that provides nutritious meals to starving children in 70 countries.

Pleasant Mattress Donates $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity, Pledges to Expand Involvement  - 12/26/2019

The donation was the result of the manufacturer’s annual “Friends and Family” sale during which time it gives the proceeds from the event to a local charity.

MLILY Celebrates Grand Opening of 650,000-Square-Foot Manufacturing Facility in South Carolina  - 12/26/2019

Over 200 Elected officials, customers & suppliers join MLILY for grand opening event.

Sixth Annual Art Van Furniture Let It Snow Promotion Kicks Off On January 3  - 12/26/2019

In-store purchases of $999 or more made January 3, through January 6, 2020, to be refunded if at least three inches of snow falls February 2 in participating stores.

SUNPAN Doubles Showroom Space at High Point Market  - 12/20/2019

Their High Point showroom will increase to over 40,000 square feet – doubling its current space.

High Point University Awards Peterson Scholarship to Senior Interior Design Major  - 12/20/2019

Ashley Odom, a senior interior design major from Atlanta, has been awarded with the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship for the second year in a row.

Overstock.com Shares Insights on 2019 Retail Shopping  - 12/20/2019

On trend with previous years, home goods, furniture, and décor led Overstock’s sales; specifically, area rugs, patio furniture, and living room furniture and décor.

Twin Star Home Product Featured On Today Show for Holiday Special  - 12/20/2019

Consumers shown Duraflame 3D infrared electric fireplace stove on national television.

Company C Expands Showroom Presence With Return to Atlanta Market  - 12/20/2019

Through its new partnership with Curated Home Brands, Company C will present its collections during the Atlanta International Gift, Home & Area Rug Market Jan. 14-21.

WaterMark Living Debuts Updated 2020 Catalog and Marketing Materials  - 12/20/2019

The new catalog will include additional product sections, reference tools, and collection designations by name.

“BedInABox” Featured On CBS' “The Talk”  - 12/20/2019

The company’s Azul mattress was given to each of the in-studio audience members during the annual “Giftmas” episode.

Design-Driven Resources Expand in Las Vegas Design Center  - 12/20/2019

Showrooms add 13,000+ square feet of updates in time for Winter Las Vegas Market.

Diamond Mattress Launches Adjustable Pillow  - 12/19/2019

Benefits-packed pillow customizable for any sleeper available nationwide.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Calls for Nominations  - 12/19/2019

All members of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation are eligible to nominate and to second a nomination.

Korson Furniture Design Introduces Nicoletti Collezioni Collection  - 12/19/2019

Select leather upholstery line designed and produced exclusively for Korson Furniture by Nicoletti Calia.

imm Cologne Talks with Leslie Fleck  - 12/19/2019

Leslie Fleck is imm's North American Visitor Manager.

Wheaton Toms Price Store Celebrates Grand Reopening  - 12/19/2019

Entire store remodel complete showcasing all-new inventory; Grand reopening set for Sat. Jan 4.

Connie Post Chosen to Reimagine the Hfa Retail Resource Center  - 12/19/2019

New space set for reveal at April Market in High Point.

Aerin Lauder to Deliver Keynote at January Dallas Total Home & Gift Market  - 12/19/2019

Entrepreneur and lifestyle expert to present “The World of AERIN” on Friday, January 10.

HiEnd Accents Celebrates 15 Years  - 12/19/2019

HiEnd Accents will host their 15 Years Anniversary party and Educational Seminars at both markets.

Dallas Market Center Announces January 2020 StyleEyes Trendspotters  - 12/18/2019

Top influencers and design stars to discover and share trends during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and Lightovation.

Registration Now Open For ART Conference 2020  - 12/18/2019

The ART Conference 2020 takes place on April 2-5, 2020 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa in Fort Myers, FL.

House Passes ‘SOFFA’  - 12/17/2019

Upholstered furniture flammability legislation mandates CPSC adoption of California’s longtime flammability standard.

Interior Design Society Announces 2020 Conference Location, Dates  - 12/17/2019

The 2020 Conference will take place in Chicago, IL from August 6-9.

Covestro Teams Up With Mattress Recycling Council to Advance Circular Economy  - 12/17/2019

This collaboration will foster innovation around mattress recycling and end-of-life processes – particularly in regards to polyurethane foam.

Latexco US Announces New SNOFOM Polyurethane Foam  - 12/16/2019

Foam producer unveils flagship polyurethane product and creates new foam category.

IMAX Worldwide Home, Designer Stacy Garcia Partnership Launches New Decorative Accessories Line  - 12/13/2019

The Voluminous Nature Collection is set to debut to the trade January 2020.

HPMA Accepting Submissions for Spring Market 2020 Design Bloggers Tour  - 12/12/2019

The High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour will bring a group of 10 leading design bloggers to High Point Market for 2 full days of tours in sponsoring showrooms.

J.B. Hunt Participates in Wreaths Across America for Sixth Consecutive Year  - 12/12/2019

Eighty-six drivers, 11 new military-themed tractors help transport 28 loads of wreaths.

Winning Website Tip #11 From PERQ: 5 Tips to Create a Better Digital Sales Process for your Home Furniture Store  - 12/11/2019

In the age of large online retailers, many home furnishing stores are turning their attention toward the website and are feeling the pressure to enter the world of e-commerce.

Ronald G. Wanek, Founder of Ashley Furniture, to Receive 2020 Horatio Alger Award  - 12/11/2019

Horatio Alger Association names 14 outstanding individuals, each of whom has overcome adversity to achieve professional and personal success, to its Member Class of 2020.

Gold Bond Expands Range of ‘Smart’ Line  - 12/11/2019

New hybrid line will top $2,500 in queen.

FitForCommerce to Deliver Special at MicroD DRIVE Conference  - 12/11/2019

Rich Siefert, expert consultant at FitForCommerce will deliver a special address during MicroD’s DRIVE Conference for retailers and manufacturers happening March 17 – 19, 2020.

Presenters Announced for 31st Annual ARTS Awards  - 12/11/2019

Distinguished group joins co-hosts Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley.

Ty Bennett Goes Granular in Three-Year Continuing Conversation at ICFAEdCon2020  - 12/11/2019

Bennett’s keynote session,” Creating Connections: How to Read Your Customer Like a Pro,” is scheduled for February 6, during the #ICFAEdCon2020.

Twin Star Home Spreads Holiday Cheer  - 12/11/2019

Home furnishings company granted wishes to local children’s charity and dog rescue.

Surya to Feature Pantone®’s 2020 Color of the Year, at Upcoming Winter Markets  - 12/11/2019

Classic Blue, the color of intrigue and intuition appears in a large selection of Surya accessories across its product categories, including rugs, lighting, textiles, accent furniture, wall decor and more.

New Trend exhibition "Future Interiors – Designed in Germany" at imm cologne 2020  - 12/11/2019

The trend exhibition demonstrates the broad number of services offered by German interiors brands.

Coohom Announces 128k Rendering Possibilities at Home Furnishings Industry Conference  - 12/10/2019

The technology lets people to zoom in & out a space as large as 20K sq ft, and one single file size for a scene like this is about 2GB to 5GB, equals putting 256 pieces of 8K resolution image altogether.

Ethan Allen Turns the Tables and Goes Back To Design That Made It Great  - 12/10/2019

Consumers have largely abandoned the furniture brands of their parents and grandparents in favor of brands considered less traditional and turned to retailers that serve up more lifestyle experiences than traditional furniture stores.

HFA Reports: HFA Celebrates its 100th Year  - 12/10/2019

One hundred years ago, women gained the right to vote, and furniture retailers formed an association.

Las Vegas Market Expands Gift Presentation for Winter Market  - 12/9/2019

22 Showrooms add 47,000+ square feet of updates this January.

King Koil Expands Senior Sales Team  - 12/9/2019

Two former SSB execs; one existing exec become Regional Sales VPs.

Restonic Announces a New Licensing Agreement with Salt Lake Mattress & Mfg. Co.  - 12/9/2019

Salt Lake Mattress will increase Restonic’s footprint of manufacturing facilities to 13, which distribute the Restonic family of brands across the United States.

CHFA Announces 2020 Toronto Winter Furniture Show Dates  - 12/9/2019

The 2020 Toronto Winter Furniture Show (TWFS) will run from Sunday, January 26th to Tuesday, January 28th.

Additional Sponsors Added to 12th Ante4Autism Event  - 12/9/2019

Rize, Coconis Furniture, Myra Stone & Caroline Niccum and Maxime Mills sponsor.

Serta Simmons Bedding Relaunch of the 150-Year Old Brand  - 12/9/2019

With a focus on the unmet need of the Gen Z and young Millennials audiences, Simmons debuted two new products and a new “Just for Fun-ZZZ’s” marketing campaign.

High Point Market Authority Releases the High Point Market Style Report for Winter/Spring 2020  - 12/9/2019

The report highlights 24 different trends, ranging from “Paris is Burning” to “A Woven World”, from “Animal Attraction Action” to “Merlot Madness”, and more.

Malouf to Host First-Ever Launch Party at Las Vegas Market  - 12/9/2019

Malouf will break in its brand-new Las Vegas showroom with an official launch party on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. in B1350 at the World Market Center.

Malouf Adds Director of Intellectual Property to Legal Team  - 12/5/2019

With more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property law, Michelle Laverty will collaborate with the Malouf product development and marketing teams bolster the company’s portfolio of copyrights, patents and trademarks.

Pantone Reveals Color of the Year 2020  - 12/5/2019

PANTONE® 19-4052 Classic Blue is a reassuring presence instilling calm, confidence, and connection.

Las Vegas Market Announces Exclusive Lineup of 30+ Seminars and Events for Winter Market  - 12/5/2019

Programming includes trend forecasts, CEU-Accredited seminars and industry celebrations.

Designer Collaboration Between Shayla Copas And Chelsea House Announced  - 12/4/2019

The inaugural Shayla Copas for Chelsea House Collection will include accent furniture, accessories, mirrors and lighting based on Copas’ signature style.

TEMPUR-LUXEbreeze° Wins Popular Science Best Of What's New 2019 Award  - 12/4/2019

Mattress feels up to eight degrees cooler throughout the night, addressing the sleep industry's number one unmet need.

Brazilian Manufacturer Opens Miami Facility to Expand Into the North American Market  - 12/4/2019

Grupo Herval introduces Uultis Design, featuring high-end livingroom, dining room and accessories.

Surya’s Luxury To-The-Trade Showroom is Now Open at Boston Design Center  - 12/4/2019

Boston marks the fourth year-round showroom the company offers as a resource to the designer community.

Saatva Brings Its Online Retail Experience to Life With Opening of Viewing Room in Manhattan  - 12/4/2019

Direct-to-consumer luxury mattress brand continues online and offline expansion.

John V Schultz Furniture & Mattress Receives 2019 Best of Erie Award  - 12/4/2019

Each year, the Erie Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.

IKEA Retail U.S. Partners With Optoro to Reduce Waste from Returns  - 12/4/2019

Ingka Group, owner of IKEA Retail U.S. continues to grow its presence in the U.S. with minority investment in Optoro, advancing the company’s commitment to creating a more circular economy.

Twin Star Home Close to Receiving 50,000 5-Star Consumer Reviews  - 12/4/2019

Consumer reviews show satisfaction with Twin Star Home product.

Raffel Systems Named Finalist at Best of BDNY for Tranquilcharge™ Technology  - 12/2/2019

Product recognized for transforming usb usage by extending battery life and reducing energy consumption.

Spring Air Signs Leading Manufacturer & Retailer in Qatar As New Licensee  - 12/2/2019

Signs a licensing agreement with Al-Marzo Group to produce and distribute Spring Air products throughout Qatar.

WithIt Student Outreach Programs Support Next Generation of Industry  - 12/2/2019

2019 Initiatives impact over 200 students.

Surya to Showcase Vintage Rugs, Amped Up Textures and Hand-Crafted Touches Across Lighting, Mirrors and Accent Furniture at the Winter Markets  - 12/2/2019

Surya will be showcasing the very best in product debuts from the fall High Point market, including a collection of vintage one-of-a- kind rugs.

Registration Soars for ICFAEdCon2020 in San Diego  - 12/2/2019

“Charting Tomorrow Together” Educational Conference – #ICFAEdCon2020 – scheduled for February 4-7, has sparked an unprecedented level of early registrations.

KoelnMesse Interviews the Owners of MUT Design about upcoming “Das Haus” at IMM 2020 Cologne  - 11/29/2019

The yearly “Das Haus Installation” at IMM is a place where designers and architects are free to design and express their creativity, summarizing their vision of the house of the future.

Corsicana Turns to Former North Face, Timberland Exec As COO  - 11/27/2019

James Booth will lead multi-million dollar capital campaign to upgrade plants & equipment.

High-Spending HENRYs Will Pull Out Holiday Retail Sales This Season  - 11/27/2019

But there is bad news for brick-and-mortar retailers in this study: The HENRYs will be much more active shopping online than in-store.

Stickley Audi & Co. Celebrates Grand Opening of White Plains Showroom  - 11/27/2019

Attendees included vendor partners, customers, interior designers, Stickley Audi & Co. showroom managers, and representatives from the Stickley corporate office in Manlius, NY.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 11/27/2019

The September results were better than we expected overall, but certainly not for all. Even with the September increase, the year to date decrease of 1% in new orders seems to reflect the kind of year it has been.

New Exhibitors, Renewals Deepen Lighting Industry Commitment to Lightovation and Dallas Market Center  - 11/27/2019

Nearly 60 Lightovation Shocompanies have recently made long-term investment in the Dallas Market Center.

New Online Store Carves Out Niche with Asian Inspired Furniture  - 11/27/2019

The new site brings shoppers a gallery like experience showcasing a signature brand of products that the Chicago-based China Furniture and Arts has been serving to the US since 1982.

MIFF Becomes Part of Informa Markets  - 11/27/2019

Informa Markets represents the combination of the former Informa Exhibitions division with more than 300 UBM events, creating a larger, global platform.

Magniflex USA Introduces Uno Smart  - 11/27/2019

The Uno Smart is the first adjustable base by Magniflex that is able to be shipped via UPS.

Fortiva Retail Credit Expands Partnership with American Signature Furniture  - 11/26/2019

The partnership will provide a second look financing solution to all 118 stores and on-line platforms within the , Inc. with the American Signature (Value City Furniture, American Signature Furniture) umbrella.

The Expo at World Market Center Goes Vertical  - 11/25/2019

New 315,000-Square-Foot Facility on Schedule for July 2020 Opening in Las Vegas.

STORIS 10.2 Delivers New Features for Retailers to Tackle Transfers  - 11/25/2019

STORIS 10.2 introduces a new process called “Schedule and Build a Transfer Manifest", which enables retailers to prioritize transfers needed to fulfill sales orders within an expected delivery date range.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Announces “Postcards to Santa” Campaign  - 11/24/2019

Furniture retailer spreads holiday cheer and provides comfort to children in need.

imm cologne to Kickoff 2020 With Host of Trends and Innovations  - 11/24/2019

The international furniture and interiors fair runs from January 13-19, 2020.

Industry West Increases Order Values by 15% With AI-Powered eCommerce Personalization from Nosto  - 11/22/2019

Home decor and furnishings retailer achieves 8% revenue boost through website content customization.

City Furniture, Ashley HomeStore Opening 100,000 SF Superstore In Doral Market  - 11/22/2019

Adding 75 new jobs, the two-story contemporary building co-locates the two leading retail furniture brands side by side, within the Shops at Beacon Lakes.

Specialty Categories Expand In Atlanta Market Temporaries  - 11/22/2019

Trade show is Wednesday, January 15 – Sunday, January 19, 2020

Nourison 2020 Collective Catalogs and Mina Victory Brand Catalog Assortment Honored for GDUSA 2019 American Graphic Design Awards  - 11/21/2019

GDUSA’s American Graphic Design Awards showcases the increasingly expansive ways in which graphic design shapes business, society, products, services, commerce and culture.

WaterMark Living’s Environmentally Friendly Polisoul Featured on Casual Furnishings For the 2020 Season  - 11/21/2019

Available in two natural look finishes, the synthetic lumber carries density and durability elements that are design and structural components of seating and dining furniture as well as multiple fire feature designs.

Bob Mills Partners with Diamond on Custom Mattress Program  - 11/21/2019

Top 100 retailer offers premium bed program at nine locations.

Polyurethane Foam Association Fall Meeting Provides Forum For Issues Discussion, Technical Advances  - 11/21/2019

Jake Barnhardt inducted into the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall Of Fame.

Jordan’s Furniture Plans Enchanted Morning for Families Adopting Children from State Foster Care  - 11/21/2019

Families enjoy a private viewing of The Enchanted Village at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon.

Hooker Furniture Announces Winner of #LiveInColor High Point Market Social Media Contest  - 11/21/2019

Emily Bradshaw, a consumer from of Houston, Texas, was selected as the winner for her comment and vote for the Hooker Furniture Esperanza Two-Door Chest.

BEDGEAR Brings Air Flow Technologies to Baby Sleep Category with Performance Crib Mattresses  - 11/21/2019

Driving the decision to enter this new market is parent's growing demand for BEDGEAR’s technologies for their children.

Ashley Homestore's Hope to Dream Program Donates 100 Beds to Children in New Port Richey  - 11/21/2019

The non-profit organization hosted a celebration with games, snacks and a surprise bed reveal for the recipients at Gulf Middle School.

IHGF Delhi Fair: World's Largest Show For Handicrafts  - 11/20/2019

Delhi Fair has everything home furnishings retailers need to create compelling in-store experiences.

New Flow Drilling Equipment Expands HS Metalworks’ Manufacturing Capabilities  - 11/20/2019

The new capability will broaden the company’s ability to service customers, as well as expand into new sectors within the home furnishings industry.

City Furniture Unveils Eco-Friendly, FSC-Certified “Seattle” Collection  - 11/20/2019

Partners with Arbor Day Foundation to plant a tree for every sale.

Furniture & Bedding Gains Continue at Las Vegas Market  - 11/20/2019

96,000+ Square feet of new, expanded, relocating and renewing tenants confirmed for Winter Market.

Malouf Emphasizes Technology in New Video for Adjustable Base App  - 11/20/2019

Navigation video shows the new modern interface and latest tech advancements for the Malouf Base App.

HPMA Teams Up with Design Influencers Conference to Co-Produce Brand Track  - 11/20/2019

This new track will provide educational programming geared towards home furnishings manufacturers and brands who are looking to connect with design influencers.

Ethan Allen Design Center Slated to Open in Uptown Park  - 11/20/2019

The new Design Center will showcase the latest Ethan Allen furnishings, complemented by cutting-edge digital tools.

Jerome’s Furniture to open 14th Full Line Showroom in West Covina, Calif.  - 11/20/2019

The store, located at 960 Lakes Blvd, marks the second one in Los Angeles County.

OMI to Launch National Education Program to Raise Awareness of Certified Organic Sleep Products  - 11/20/2019

Company to shift resources from its Las Vegas Market showroom to other sales and marketing programs, in an effort to increase awareness of the OMI brand and organic sleep.

Jeb Bassett Will Lead AHFA in 2020  - 11/18/2019

The COO/Senior Vice President of Bassett Furniture Industries was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance Board of Directors during the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting.

New Sponsors Added to 12th Annual Ante4Autism Event  - 11/17/2019

Ashley Furniture, BoxDrop, Infinity Chairs and Bekaert Deslee added as sponsors.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates $264,000 to Hunger-Relief Organizations  - 11/15/2019

Retailer celebrates the holiday season by gifting $2,000 each to 132 food pantries.

Former Manchester United Sleep Doctor Joins Mlily USA  - 11/15/2019

Thorpe will help develop new product & be spokesman promoting better sleep performance.

AICO Walks for Hope  - 11/15/2019

Annual 5k Walk for Hope event provides funds to help support City of Hope

Hilary Farr Set to Debut New Collection at Showtime  - 11/14/2019

Star of HGTV’s Love It Or List partners with Covington Fabric & Design for new collection.

WaterMark Living Reports Positive Attendance, Sales and Educational Activity At Recent Fall High Point Market  - 11/14/2019

WaterMark Living acknowledges record attendance and sales at the recent Fall High Point Market.

Malouf Foundation Raises More Than $33,000 at Annual Art Auction  - 11/14/2019

The Foundation raised $33,619 during this year’s fundraiser, with all proceeds benefiting Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse (CAPSA) and its mission to end domestic abuse.

Art Van Gives Away 1959 Ford F100 Truck as Part of 60th Anniversary  - 11/14/2019

The grand prize winner was Becky Morris from Ann Arbor, Mich.

Threekit Raises $20 Million to Fuel Growth for Leading Brands with Immersive Visual and 3D Experiences  - 11/14/2019

The product visualization software platform closed a $20 million series A led by Shasta Ventures.

Best Rest to introduce a full line of European Mattresses and Pillows at the Las Vegas Winter Market  - 11/13/2019

Prive offers a 100% handmade luxurious feel, taking skilled artisans up to a week to handcraft each mattress.

Glide Tilt Umbrella Introduced by Treasure Garden for 2020  - 11/13/2019

Available in 9’ and 7.5’ sizes, the Glide Tilt incorporates a smooth and effortless slide of the housing, which tilts the canopy to shade and comfort.

Bob’s Discount Furniture and Indianapolis Colts Team Up with Operation Homefront  - 11/13/2019

Partnership surprises local military family with home makeover.

HSM Spins Off Fibers Division to Bush Family  - 11/13/2019

Jay Bush to lead new enterprise.

Ben Soleimani Opens Flagship Showroom in West Hollywood  - 11/13/2019

After the successful launch of his direct-to-consumer brand earlier this year, Ben Soleimani has opened his first-ever showroom in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District.

Jerome’s Furniture Celebrates Its 65th Birthday This Month  - 11/13/2019

Company grew from one San Diego showroom to 23 stores, including nine Dream Shop mattress stores, throughout Southern California.

Furniture First Board Dedicates Trees in Memory of Three Members  - 11/13/2019

The trees were planted on the grounds of Furniture First’s office in memory of Ron Hatch, Hatch Furniture, Yakima, SD; Riley Griffiths, Riley’s Furniture in Monroe, OH; and Nick Cardi, Cardi’s Furniture in Swansea, MA.

American Silk Mills Unveils New Affordable Luxury Brand ASM Loft  - 11/13/2019

The new collection delivers incredible value and timeless aesthetics with the debut at Showtime Market in High Point, N.C., Nov. 17-20.

Turning Phone Calls Into Floor Traffic With Advanced Phone Technology  - 11/11/2019

A top challenge for independent furniture retailers is answering every call they receive.

STORIS Ranks Atop Software Reviews New Point of Sale Report  - 11/11/2019

STORIS has been named a Gold Medalist in SoftwareReviews' brand-new Retail Point of Sale Research Report.

Fusion Designs Acquires Borkholder Furniture  - 11/11/2019

Company plans seamless transition/to build on brand’s reputation.

Pavilions at Las Vegas Market Showcase New and Returning Lines  - 11/11/2019

450+ Temporary Gift and Home resources confirmed for Winter Market

Toms Price Stores Unveil Flagship T. Price Interiors and Thayer Coggin Modern Furniture Gallery  - 11/11/2019

T. Price Interiors features a contiguous grouping of vignettes appealing to shoppers seeking a completely custom look.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #285: A Small Specialist Can Improve A Large Website SEO Firm’s Work  - 11/11/2019

Even if you have a big firm helping you, you can get even better results with a copywriting SEO specialist.

US Holiday Sales to Cross $1 Trillion for First Time  - 11/8/2019

Tempered growth expected amid a tight calendar and economic uncertainty.

Klaussner Home Furnishings Names Terry McNew As CEO  - 11/8/2019

Industry Leader and Current CEO Bill Wittenberg will remain active on Board of Directors

Omi Partners With Fundbox to Make Organic Mattresses More Accessible to Retailers  - 11/8/2019

New business credit platform will provide 60-day, interest-free financing on purchases up to $100,000.

Castelle Contract Furnishings Tapped For Historic Biltmore Estate  - 11/8/2019

The Antler Hill from Biltmore by Castelle collection will be featured within the Estate’s Antler Hill Village, a popular commercial area with a winery, shops and restaurants.

ISFD Announces New INNOVATION + DESIGN Competition & Exhibition  - 11/8/2019

Entries open November 3, 2019 - February 4, 2020 for innovative home furnishing designs.

IMC‘s New Market Snapshot Program Spotlights the Best Products Coast to Coast  - 11/7/2019

New Product Competition Launching at Winter 2020 Markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas.

Malouf Releases Custom Sleep Accessory Display  - 11/7/2019

The custom display rack that allows retailers to creatively promote a wide range of sleep accessories in their store.

Brooklyn Bedding Launches Sleep Solutions for RVing and Camping  - 11/7/2019

Brand to offer best-selling mattresses, custom fit for the road, plus full selection of sleep accessories.

Art Van Furniture and WXYZ-TV’s 11th Annual “Together We Can” Community Food Drive Aims to Fill Hearts and Stomachs this Holiday Season  - 11/7/2019

Campaign kicks off today to collect non-perishable food to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.

Jeff Young Replaces Jeff Cook as CEO for A.R.T. Furniture  - 11/7/2019

Jeff Young previously served as Markor’s Chief Branding Officer and brings with him vast experience in the home furnishings industry.

H Contract to Feature Broad Assortment of Products for Boutique Hospitality & Senior Living at BDNY  - 11/6/2019

The supplier of contract-grade upholstered seating and case goods will make its debut at the Boutique Design New York (BDNY) trade fair, November 10-11.

CORT Honored with Global Citizenship Award  - 11/6/2019

Recognized for Commitment to Service at Cartus 2019 Global Network Conference.

Kevin O’Connor Receives AHFA’s Distinguished Service Award  - 11/6/2019

The honor is 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.

Design Kollective and DesignerLogic Partner to Streamline the Business of Interior Design  - 11/6/2019

Design Kollective online supplier marketplace now integrated into DesignerLogic project management software.

Mattress Recycling Council Announces Legal Changes to California Program  - 11/6/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed into law AB 187 that amends California’s Used Mattress Recovery and Recycling Act (SB 254).

American Silk Mills Showcases Two New Collections for Showtime  - 11/6/2019

The Off-Loom and Anthology Collections will be showcased at Showtime Market on Nov 17th-20th.

Indiana Furniture Brings Boutique-Inspired Models to Canvas & Gesso Casegoods  - 11/5/2019

The newly added “Studio” options are boutique-inspired to give all your working environments a fresh look with a subtle touch of home.

Sofa Stains, Chair Catastrophes and Table Troubles Top the List of Faux Pas in Squaretrade Furniture Damage Survey  - 11/5/2019

Americans spent more than $23.5 billion replacing and repairing furniture with half of US households reporting damaging furniture in the past year.

Expanded Home Décor Offerings on Tap for Las Vegas Market  - 11/5/2019

Thirty-two new, expanding, relocating and renewing showrooms, temporary exhibitors confirmed for Winter Market.

Spring Air Signs Licensing Agreement With Southeast Asia’s Leading Mattress Producer  - 11/5/2019

Deal will bring Spring Air brand to Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia for the first time.

Ethan Allen Looks to 2020 and Beyond at Annual International Convention  - 11/5/2019

Over 500 interior designers and retail management from all over the globe have come together for Ethan Allen’s annual international convention.

Monthly Furniture Insights Report From Smith Leonard  - 11/4/2019

Consumer confidence remains high in spite of the negative news, and we still think that more positive results from housing will help the furniture business.

Twin Star Home Walks in Unity at American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk  - 11/4/2019

The company raised over $3500 and supported the walk by bringing together 20 individuals on their team titled ‘The Pink Stars’.

E.S. Kluft & Company Unveils New Aireloom Preferred Collection  - 11/4/2019

The new Preferred Collection is designed with temperature-regulating components, eco-friendly materials and patented comfort technology.

Stickley Names Mark Wiltshire as Vice President of Sales and Marketing  - 11/4/2019

A seasoned executive with over 30 years of furniture industry experience, Mark will be responsible for all sales channels in his new position.

‘BedInABox’ Relaunches Website With Redesigned Collection of Domestic-Made Mattresses, Sleep Accessories  - 11/4/2019

In addition to five new mattresses, the site features a variety of sleep accessories, adjustable bed bases and foundations.

Room & Board Introduces Business Interiors for Hospitality & Workplace Environments  - 11/4/2019

A preview of key pieces from the curated collection will be on display November 10 -11 during BDNY.

IFDA to Present the "Rising Stars of Design" Awards  - 11/4/2019

The New York Chapter of the IFDA will hold its 13th annual “Rising Stars of Design” awards ceremony on Thursday, November 21st at FAIR, the resource for high-end, handcrafted design and craft.

McRoskey Mattress Unveils New Innerspring and a New Cover  - 11/1/2019

For the first time in more than 90-years, the luxury mattress brand's newly redesigned collection will be without its iconic blue and white striped ticking.

Expanded Opportunities at Las Vegas Market & the International Surface Event  - 11/1/2019

Leading design trade shows cooperate to facilitate cross-market opportunities.

Malouf Set to Unveil New Showroom at Las Vegas Market  - 10/31/2019

Nearly four times larger than its previous space, the showroom in Building B, Suite 1350 can accommodate the company’s ever-growing family of products and partners.

Cylindo Raises Additional Funding  - 10/31/2019

Nordic Makers joins the 3D visualization company as an investor, and their co-founder Lars Fløe will join Cylindo as Chairman of the Board.

La-Z-Boy announces Marxent Partnership for 3D Commerce  - 10/29/2019

Company rolls out a comprehensive 3D strategy for multiple touchpoints in the customer journey .

AHFA Launches 20+20 Project  - 10/29/2019

Effort seeks to elevate safety messaging on home furnishings websites.

Beautyrest Unveils Redesigned Beautyrest.com Website  - 10/28/2019

The mattress brand’s online strategy sets to simplify the consumer shopping experience & strengthen retail partnerships.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Recognized for Customer Service and Employment Excellence  - 10/28/2019

Furniture retailer named by Newsweek as one of “America’s Best Customer Service” brands; Forbes names the company as one of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers”.

Ashley HomeStore Celebrates 1,000th Store Milestone in Millsboro, Delaware  - 10/28/2019

The new 22,000 sq. ft. store owned and operated by Barnes Furniture Inc., who also owns an Ashley HomeStore in Delmar, DE.

J.B. Hunt Earns Tenth Consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award From EPA  - 10/25/2019

The company was also named a 2019 SmartWay High Performer by the agency, recognizing SmartWay Transport Partners that lead the industry in efficiency and sustainability.

Las Vegas Market Opens Submissions for FIRST LOOK Program  - 10/25/2019

Market exhibitors can submit new products through November 13th.

Coohom Raises Series D+ Round at a $1 Billion Valuation  - 10/25/2019

The round of funding will be used to improve the software platform and enhance its ability to provide digital solutions for the home furnishings industry.

Malouf Introduces New Series of Adjustable Bed Bases  - 10/25/2019

This new series brings the company’s lineup to six adjustable bases and provides solutions for every retail price point, starting at $299 and ending at $2,499.

Malouf Organizes Internal Sustainability Council to Help the Environment and Support Retail Partnerships  - 10/25/2019

The Environmental Sustainability Council has set specific goals to encourage sustainable business practices and growth, reduce its waste and carbon outputs, and promote the benefits of a sustainability.

Michael Amini To Receive ARTS Awards Academy of Achievement Honor  - 10/25/2019

AICO founder to accept industry’s highest accolade at 31st annual event in Dallas

Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia to Host 31st Annual ARTS Awards  - 10/25/2019

The 31st annual ARTS Awards winners will be revealed during a gala event at the Hilton Anatole Hotel on Friday, January 10, 2020.

Winning Website Tip #10 From PERQ: Creating Wins for Customers, Salespeople and Management with a Furniture CRM System  - 10/24/2019

Managing the customer’s journey can be a better experience with the right Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform.

New Furniture Mall coming to Austin Texas  - 10/24/2019

With two successful Furniture Mall locations in Kansas, the Winter Family now looks to open their next location in Austin.

ART Announces 2020 Conference Location  - 10/24/2019

The annual conference will be held on April 2 – 5, 2020 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, FL.

Brooklyn Bedding Announced As New Sponsor for 12th AnnualAnte4Autism Event  - 10/24/2019

TRU Lite Bedding adds merchandise donation for the 12th annual poker charity tournament.

Google to Deliver Keynote Address at MicroD DRIVE Conference in March 2020  - 10/24/2019

Alex Chanson and Lacie Sandstrom, Google experts in retail with extensive knowledge of the furniture industry, will deliver a keynote address at MicroD’s first user conference on March 17 – 19, 2020 in Charlotte.

More Retailers Need to Reboot their Real Estate, Advise Execs from A&G Realty Partners  - 10/24/2019

In column for Retail Dive, retailing veterans Peter Lynch and John Graub encourage chains to revisit their portfolio strategies in response to today’s challenges.

FurnitureDealer.Net Launches New Website Platform  - 10/24/2019

Reimagined UX built from the ground up with a mobile-first mindset.

American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Store in Missouri Capital  - 10/24/2019

Growing furniture retailer adds store in Jefferson City area.

Corsicana Mattress Creates Retail Lab in New Illinois Factory Showroom  - 10/24/2019

The mattress manufacturer transforms a wholesale showroom in its Aurora, Illinois, factory into a state-of-the-art 2,800-square-foot space that will serve as a retail laboratory for its customers.

King Koil to Relocate Headquarters to Arizona  - 10/24/2019

Move will enable senior executives to be closer to plant, customers and R&D.

IMC Announces 5 Best Booth Winners at Fall High Point Market  - 10/24/2019

Temporary exhibitors honored for creative booth displays.

Coaster Company of America Promotes Don Deeds to Executive VP of Sales and Marketing  - 10/24/2019

In his new role, Don will also be responsible for the creation of relevant visual and marketing tools to support the product team as they introduce new and diverse collections.

BEDGEAR Brings Personalized Sleep Solutions Back For the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon  - 10/23/2019

Global running community among the first to experience bedgear’s performance weighted blanket.

Palliser Announces Brand Restructuring and New Executive Roles  - 10/23/2019

The Canadian furniture manufacturer divides the organization into four brand channels and re-aligns the executive leadership team.

Legacy Classic Kids, Monarch Furniture Partner in Back-to-School Social Media Contest  - 10/23/2019

The winner, 11-year-old Giovanni in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, was presented the rustic modern style work station.

ExpressIt Delivery Announces Launch of EXP Delivery Solutions  - 10/23/2019

New final mile home delivery provider specializes in white glove service.

Raffel Systems Tranquilcharge™ Technology Recognized With Energy Certification  - 10/22/2019

Drain free USB charging technology exceeds industry standards in energy savings.

IMC Announces Major Investment in High Point Properties  - 10/22/2019

IHFC enhancements include dramatic new arrival experience.

2019 Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced  - 10/22/2019

The 24th Annual International Society of Furniture Designers Pinnacle Awards Gala was held on Monday, October 21 at High Point University.

Naturepedic Passes 10 Years as GOTS Certified Organic Mattresses and Bedding Manufacturer  - 10/22/2019

Naturepedic products include mattresses, pillows, toppers, protective pads, and sheets, and the primary ingredients include organic cotton fabrics, organic cotton batting, organic wool, organic kapok, organic latex, and other materials approved by GOTS.

22 Retailers Named Finalists for HFA Awards  - 10/21/2019

Winners will be announced in their stores January 6-10 and celebrated at the HFA’s resource Center on January 25 during Las Vegas Market.

Castelle Collection Featured In House Beautiful 2019 Nashville Whole Home Concept Show House  - 10/21/2019

outdoor spaces of the show house are adorned with furnishings from the Savannah Collection by Barclay Butera for Castelle.

Michael Delgatti to Retire from Senior Executive Role at Hooker  - 10/21/2019

Hooker will announce its plan for replacing Delgatti early next year.

Jerome’s Furniture Opens Downey, Calif. Dream Shop  - 10/21/2019

Location in San Diego market marks ninth stand-alone mattress store.

Donations and Grants Exceed $1.426 Million for Midwest Nonprofits in 11th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge  - 10/21/2019

Top 10 fundraisers to receive awards totaling $265,000 at retailer’s 60th Anniversary Gala October 24.

Fine Art Lamps Returns to Dallas Market Center as Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting  - 10/21/2019

The company, which recently announced a brand refresh, will hold a grand opening during the January edition of Lightovation.

Fine Art Lamps Returns to Dallas Market Center as Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting  - 10/21/2019

The company, which recently announced a brand refresh, will hold a grand opening during the January edition of Lightovation.

Threekit Expands Virtual Photographer Product  - 10/21/2019

Incorporates interactive 3D, photorealistic, and augmented reality product visuals on a single platform

Vanguard Furniture Reorganizes Casegoods Team  - 10/20/2019

Vanguard recently hired Carl Bundy as VP of Case Goods Product Development and Merchandising, Randy Sigmon has been promoted to Director of Casegoods Operations and Megan Barrett has been promoted to Director of Design.

Eclipse Expands Eastman House Brand With New Collection  - 10/20/2019

The New Yorker Collection features hand tufting on all of the new models reminiscent of the brand’s high-end Chittenden & Eastman lineup.

Universal Expands Modern Collection at High Point Market  - 10/20/2019

First introduced in the fall of 2016, Universal Furniture will debut the third installment in their Modern Collection's lineup.

Kingsdown Expands ‘Prime Collection’ With Two Hybrid Mattresses  - 10/19/2019

The Prime Collection, which focuses on hybrids at price points under $1,000 in queen, will be on display at High Point Market.

Gold Bond to Introduce New ‘Smart Luxury’ Line  - 10/19/2019

Company collaborates with retail partners to create higher-end product line.

Eclipse International to Unveil Health and Wellness Inspired Collection at High Point Market  - 10/19/2019

The collection is backed by the congress of chiropractic state associations.

Hooker Furniture Announces ‘#LiveInColor’ Social Media Contest at HPMKT  - 10/18/2019

Social media followers can enter by commenting on the designated contest post and voting on which product they would most like to win.

IMC Celebrates 200+ New, Relocating and Expanding Exhibitors for HPMKT  - 10/18/2019

In connection with this, IMC will host 23 ribbon-cutting ceremonies during Market.

Update: Winner announced for John Thomas Furniture Think Pink Giveaway  - 10/18/2019

John Thomas Furniture announced that The Furniture Gallery Inc won a custom painted ballet pink Bombay Chest and “THINK PINK”.

PROFITsystems Launches New Features for RETAILvantage at High Point Fall Market  - 10/18/2019

New capabilities foster customer relationships while enhancing omnichannel operations for home furnishings retail.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Unveils Plans for New Permanent Home  - 10/18/2019

It's new permanent 23,500 sq. ft. showplace at 311 S. Hamilton Street is scheduled to open in April 2021.

High Point University Students Gain Hands-On Experience at High Point Furniture Market  - 10/18/2019

While supporting an international tradeshow in the heart of downtown High Point, HPU students gain hands-on experience that helps them hone their professional skills.

Behold Home Creates a Business Association with Manwah  - 10/18/2019

This new “Behold Home Import Collection” will be shown in the Behold Home showroom, at Center Point on Manning, during the October High Point Market.

High Point Buyers: Look for ‘We Comply’  - 10/18/2019

Members of AHFA are making it easy for buyers to identify showrooms that carry stability standard compliant products by displaying a “WE COMPLY” tent card in their showrooms.

Riverside Furniture to Restore Historic 1925 YMCA in High Point Market Downtown District  - 10/18/2019

In renovating the historic gymnasium, Riverside will create a 70,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art product development, office, showroom and hospitality complex which is set to open for the 2021 Spring High Point Market.

Parker House Launches New Line of Cordless, Rechargeable Batteries for Reclining Furniture  - 10/18/2019

Debuting at High Point Furniture Market, FreeMotion Line gives consumers the freedom to place reclining furniture anywhere in the room.

Bear Ogilvy Launches Updated Website to Capitalize On Growth in the Online Furniture Space  - 10/17/2019

Since launching in July 2017, the company has enabled furniture manufacturers in the United States and Canada to establish and scale ecommerce revenue channels.

PERQ to Unveil Digital Sales Training at Fall High Point Market  - 10/17/2019

Program will help PERQ clients in the home furnishings industry achieve digital success.

Nourison Focuses On Hot Trends and Cool Styles at High Point Market  - 10/17/2019

Introductions include New CALVIN KLEIN collections, best-selling Divine and Prismatic collections, and popular Starry Nights collection which just launched this summer.

Mlily USA To Introduce New Luxury Model Roll-Pack Mattress At HPMKT  - 10/17/2019

New hybrid mattress is first to be produced at company’s new South Carolina factory.

Copeland Releases High Quality Furniture Using Reclaimed Hardwood, Made in America  - 10/17/2019

The Linn collection, as well as Copeland’s entire line, can be seen at the Fall High Point Market at Showplace - 5100.

Elaine Smith announces City of Hope Instagram Contest Fundraiser at HPMKT  - 10/17/2019

City of Hope will receive a donation from the Elaine Smith team based on the number of entries into it's Pink Out Instagram photo contest.

Surya Releases Fall 2019 Catalog  - 10/17/2019

Featuring more than 1,500 new rugs and accessories, this season’s catalog is a comprehensive resource that provides shopping convenience.

Top Tip for Furniture Retailers: Financing Options Will Help Furniture Retailers Weather Trade-War Uncertainties  - 10/17/2019

Many furniture retail executives anticipate that a continuation or escalation of the conflict between the world’s two largest economies could lead to higher prices – and as a result this could lead more customers to explore financing options.

Eichholtz Opens Flagship U.S. Showroom at Fall 2019 High Point Market  - 10/17/2019

Eichholtz is moving into the 20,000-square-foot building following the departure of decorative furnishings company Christopher Guy.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces Leaders Circle  - 10/17/2019

Leaders Circle members will gain access to exclusive activities to stay abreast of the latest business trends and to connect with other powerful influencers.

Allen and James Design Firm Tapped For Educational and Design Events During HPMKT  - 10/16/2019

The international design firm will kick off the Market as one of the local designers taking part in the High Point Designer’s Showhouse.

Watermark Living to Host Sunbrella Lunch ‘N Learn CEU Presentation At HPMKT  - 10/16/2019

“Well-Being and Design: Elements of Positive Environments” will be held in the Watermark Living showroom on Monday, October 21.

Top Tastemakers Take Over DesignOnHPMkt Instagram  - 10/16/2019

Designers and industry influencers share their favorite fall market moments.

Surya Announces Chance to Win $1,000 and Free Products  - 10/16/2019

Showroom visitors who post a photo on Instagram of themselves or their Surya jute tote and tag the photo will be entered to win.

Malouf to Celebrate New High Point Showroom with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony  - 10/15/2019

Malouf will hold a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. to unveil its new 7,000-square-foot showroom at Market on Green

Surya to Showcase 1,500+ New Products and an Enhanced Shopping Experience This High Point Market  - 10/15/2019

The showroom will feature several larger displays for rugs, updated style options for pillows and rugs, as well as a refreshed layout.

RFA Decor to Introduce New Works and Artist at Fall High Point  - 10/15/2019

More than 100 new artworks, including giclées by a new artist, Robert Mars, will be introduced at the Fall 2019 High Point Market.

Twin Star Home Extends Activelife Desk Series  - 10/15/2019

Three new adjustable height desks offer expanded style options.

Hooker Furniture Unveils Vera Cruz Collection  - 10/15/2019

47-piece collection capitalizes on downsizing boomers & first-time homeowners with smaller scale, classically styled pieces.

Vanguard Furniture to Debut its Dune Collection at HPMKT  - 10/15/2019

The Dune collection consists of a bed, 3 dresser and 3 chest configurations, 6 nightstands, a mirror and a console table.

Kas Rugs to Introduce Upton Collection by Libby Langdon at High Point Market  - 10/15/2019

Marketgoers are invited to the KAS showroom on Sunday, October 20 for an intimate conversation between Designers Today EIC Jane Dagmi and Libby.

Sam Moore Expands Performance Fabric Line  - 10/15/2019

70 Durable, high-style textiles to make their debut in High Point.

Artist Douglas Galloway to Reveal New Exhibit at Thayer Coggin's High Point Showroom  - 10/15/2019

The Artist will Introduce ten of his new large scale paintings in conjunction with the Thayer Coggin 2019 Fall Collection at High Point Fall Market.

Norwalk Furniture Announces Three Creative Showroom Events On Tap for High Point Market  - 10/14/2019

Pair of seminars aimed at interior designers and a California-themed networking party that includes a puppy-petting pop-up planned for Market.

Nice Link Powers On with Niche Strategy  - 10/14/2019

Key resource to brands and retailers navigates tariffs with strong offerings in hot power motion category.

Shifman Touts Virtues of Cotton and Two-Sided Mattresses  - 10/14/2019

High-end mattress maker empowers retailers with premium product and story.

Vanguard Furniture Marks 50 Year Milestone  - 10/14/2019

Since its inception in 1969—in a modest facility with a mere two employees and single velvet chair—Vanguard Furniture has evolved into the premier purveyor of upper end custom furniture.

High Point Market Announces App Update and New Features for Fall Market 2019  - 10/14/2019

New features have been added to expand the versatility of searching and selecting.

Cosco to Launch Boxguard at High Point Market  - 10/14/2019

The Boxguard is a lockable and sturdy delivery box to keep packages safe and secure.

Barcalounger Launches High-Tech, High-Touch Comfort Studio  - 10/14/2019

Goal is to create an easier, enjoyable and educational shopping experience.

Decorating Den Interiors Celebrate 50 years  - 10/14/2019

Will bring nearly 100 design professionals to this fall’s High Point Home Furnishings Market.

First Faux-Fresh Partnership Blooms at High Point Market  - 10/14/2019

The Weston Farms Magnolia Bloom by New Growth Designs is an exceptional quality permanent flower that will be on display at High Point.

Buying Group TBG Hires Scott Morton, Expands Dealer Membership  - 10/14/2019

Member-owned furniture buying group will offer dealer membership incentives at High Point show.

Shuford Family to Receive IFDA’s Luminary Award  - 10/14/2019

The award honors home furnishings industry icons whose innovative work has significantly furthered or promoted the home or décor industries

International Market Centers Enters into Agreement to Purchase 121 N. Hamilton St. in Downtown High Point  - 10/13/2019

Deal for building set to close in early November.

Last Chance to Purchase Tickets for the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration  - 10/11/2019

Final call to purchase tickets to the Hall of Fame Induction Celebration to be held Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons.

Michael’s Furniture Closing After 58 Years in L.A.  - 10/11/2019

Famed for its commercials starring ‘Mattress Mike,’ ‘Bunny,’ ‘Boxsprings Bob’ and ‘Furniture Faye,’ the San Fernando Valley landmark to offer liquidation discounts in going-out-of-business sale.

Treasure Garden Announces Promotion of Benjamin Ma to Vice President  - 10/11/2019

Son of the founder and CEO of Treasure Garden, Oliver Ma, Benjamin has worked within the management team of Treasure Garden for the past eight years.

Norris Furniture & Interiors Awarded Six Sand Dollar Awards for Industry Excellence  - 10/11/2019

The 26th annual Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) awards gala was recently held at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon in Naples.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates $100,000 to Autism Speaks  - 10/11/2019

Bob’s presents “Café Collections for a Cause” check donation at Boston fundraising walk.

Castelle Recognizes Independent Sales Team Members With Annual Awards  - 10/11/2019

The awards, recognizing excellence in sales, territory development, and growth, were given out during a sales meeting held in the company’s Merchandise Mart showroom.

Steelyard Adds Time-Saving Features and Tools  - 10/11/2019

Steelyard has added a new Collaboration feature, a one-click Purchase Order tool, and an exclusive Click & Keep tool to make interior design a simpler, more efficient landscape.

IKEA US Introduces New Child Safety App As Part of ‘Safer Homes’ Initiative  - 10/10/2019

Stores across the U.S. to host free workshops to reinforce home safety starting in November.

Spectra Home Launches The Eleonora Collection  - 10/10/2019

The inaugural collaboration between Spectra Home and designer Eleonora Stefantsova features nine upholstered seating selections.

Durham Furniture to host Social Media Giveaway at Fall High Point Market  - 10/9/2019

Retailers, designers and consumers are invited to enter the contest for a chance to win an Open Console Cabinet in the finish of their choice.

Design Influencers Transform Twin Star Home Showroom  - 10/9/2019

Style Takeover’ concept brings consumer perspective to high point market with a new twist.

Jaipur Living to Introduce Catalyst Collection at High Point  - 10/9/2019

Rug and textile furnishings manufacturer dips into the current trend towards metallics and animal prints with new collection.

Libby Langdon for Paragon Collection Debuts at October’s High Point Market  - 10/9/2019

The collection features a variety of genres, from bold abstract art pieces and photography collections to sleek botanicals, architectural prints and several coastal series.

Legacy Classic to Begin Offering the "TV Frame" As Standard in All Bedroom Groups.  - 10/9/2019

The “TV Frame,” a landscape-shaped wood framed and finished piece meant to hang on the wall above a dresser to accommodate flat-screen TVs, has quickly become popular with retailers.

FrontRoom Furnishings Going Out of Business  - 10/9/2019

Multi-store furniture retailer closing all Central Ohio locations and selling real estate.

Registration Opens for Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market  - 10/9/2019

Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 26 – Jan. 30, 2020, offers more than 4,300 cross-category furniture, home décor and gift resources.

Watermark Living Partners With Furniture, Lighting & Decor Magazine for Expert Panel On Performance Fabric  - 10/9/2019

Experts will present “Braving the Elements: Outdoor Performance Solutions” On Sunday, Oct. 20th at 205 S. Main Street in High Point.

Toms Price Debuts New Rug Studio at Three Illinois Stores  - 10/9/2019

The Rug Studio, centrally located in each store, carries thousands of rugs merchandised by price for ease in shopping.

23 Retailers Share Omnichannel Ideas at FurnitureDealer.Net User Conference  - 10/9/2019

The event drew 39 retailer clients from 23 companies from Alaska to Florida.

Furniture First Holds NextGen Retreat in Aruba  - 10/9/2019

Twenty-nine people from nineteen Furniture First retailer member companies attended the event.

Suites at Market Square Showcases New Tenants, Robust Seminar Lineup for High Point Market  - 10/9/2019

In addition to 300+ temporary exhibits, including SALON and Hospitality Design Studio, SAMS also will feature a robust lineup of seminars, tours and events.

R&A Marketing launching “R&A Engage”  - 10/8/2019

Engage was built to give the retailer back control of their advertising dollars and reward them on the marketing dollars they spend.

Healthcare China to Acquire 36-Store Mor Furniture for Less  - 10/8/2019

Top 100 West Coast retail chain to give company keen industry insight.

South Korean Distributor Becomes First International Licensee for Southerland  - 10/8/2019

The distributor, Doctor Jon Inc., will warehouse and sell U.S.-made Southerland sleep sets to retailers throughout the country.

Twin Star Home Expands Fireplace Options  - 10/8/2019

High Point Market introductions include ten new fireplace media mantels and five ‘Superstars’.

Interior Define Hires New Chief Customer Officer  - 10/8/2019

Custom furniture brand strengthens executive team with industry vet from Serena & Lily.

Raffel Systems Opens New Product Development Building in Tupelo, Mississippi  - 10/8/2019

New Facility will develop solutions for individual furniture customers.

Norwalk Furniture to Debut Customizable Upholstered Ottoman Program  - 10/8/2019

New “Leo” Variations Collection offers consumers over 2,000 options.

Barbour Spangle Design Adds New Designers to Their Residential and Showroom Teams  - 10/8/2019

The design Firm adds Erin Schlaeppi, lead residential designer; Marley Rush, residential design assistant; and Kate McKee, junior showroom designer to the staff.

Universal Furniture Partners With Miranda Kerr for New Home Collection  - 10/8/2019

Entitled Love.Joy.Bliss., the new whole home collection features nearly 50 furnishings for living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and office.

Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market Kicks Off 2020 Trade Show Year With Campus Changes and Engaging Programming  - 10/7/2019

The Winter 2020 market presents more than 8,000 brands January 14-21, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

ISFD Announces Christiane Lemieux As the Keynote Speaker for 2019 Pinnacle Awards Gala  - 10/7/2019

Tickets on sale now for the Pinnacle Award Mix and Mingle Gala on October 21st.

Design Influencers Transform Twin Star Home Showroom  - 10/7/2019

‘Style Takeover’ concept brings consumer perspective to High Point Market with a New Twist.

World Travels Inspire New Hooker Furniture Casual Lifestyle Collection  - 10/7/2019

55-Piece “Al Fresco” collection features curated pieces with relaxed European styling.

STORIS Introduces New CXM Sales Dashboard  - 10/7/2019

The CXM Sales Dashboard is designed to provide the key resources your sales associates need for a productive day, right at a glance.

Gina Hopkins Joins Design Team At High Point’s Allen and James Designs  - 10/6/2019

Hopkins, a graduate of Salem College, has seven years of experience working on residential projects nationwide.

Adriana Hoyos Furnishings Set to Debut New Introductions at Fall 2019 High Point Market  - 10/6/2019

The international atelier furniture brand will unveil 13 new additions to its collections at this season’s High Point Market.

Ashley Furniture Celebrates Grand Opening of Advanced Technology Maker Center  - 10/6/2019

The state-of-the-art training facility offers a wide range of possibilities for Ashley Furniture employees, local schools, and the community.

Dynamic Marketing Inc. Welcomes Tom Gallagher  - 10/4/2019

Tom will be joining the buying group in the Merchandising department.

Jason W Camp Appointed As President of Natuzzi Americas  - 10/4/2019

Jason W Camp will lead the execution of the growth strategy and the P&L in North & Central America, pursuing the direct-to-consumer route-to-market of our brand portfolio, Natuzzi Italia and Natuzzi Editions.

Samson Holding Acquires Southern Furniture  - 10/4/2019

Southern Furniture will be operated by, and eventually assimilated into, the Universal brand.

Party for Life Moves to Atlanta in 2020  - 10/4/2019

28th Annual Gift for Life Fundraiser Set for January 15 at Atlanta’s Fernbank Museum.

Success Secret #6 From Furniture Training Company: Learn the Scary Math  - 10/4/2019

If you want your store to maintain a 4-store average, you’ll need 30 customers to have a great experience every time someone writes a bad review.

Mattress Recycling Council Promotes New No-Cost Sustainability Certification Program to California Mattress Manufacturers  - 10/4/2019

Sleep Products Sustainability Program (SP2) offers manufacturers training and tools to reduce waste, cut energy consumption and lower spending.

PERQ Innovator Series Launches Podcast  - 10/4/2019

Initial episodes rank among top marketing podcasts on iTunes.

Martyn Lawrence Bullard to be Honored as 2020 Design Icon at Las Vegas Market  - 10/3/2019

The award-winning interior designer will be honored as the 2020 Design Icon during Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 26 – Jan. 30, 2020.

Andrew Pearson Custom Glassworks Partners With Luxury Furniture Company Charleston Forge  - 10/3/2019

Charleston Forge’s skills in blacksmithing and woodworking work together seamlessly in bringing in glass as an architectural element in residential and hospitality projects.

Hooker Furniture Announces new Upholstery Programs for High Point Market  - 10/2/2019

The company is launching a new "Recline and Refresh” recliner program and is expanding its “Your Choice” special order program and modular seating options.

High Point Market Introduces New Partner Pop-Up Program for Fall Market with Crypton, Monogram, and Steelyard  - 10/2/2019

The Partner Pop-Up program is a new experiential opportunity for brands to engage with Market attendees via educational programming, activations and networking opportunities.

Raffel Systems Names Nick Katz New Director of Operations  - 10/2/2019

Katz has worked for the company since 2018 as Operations Manager.

Abbyson Releases New Exclusive iTable Mini  - 10/2/2019

The new technology will allow you to control your motion furniture’s functionality from anywhere that’s visible.

E.S. Kluft & Company Names Industry Veteran Jon Stowe to Managing Director  - 10/2/2019

The 25-year industry veteran replaces Juan Dionis at the luxury mattress producer.

Bobby Berk for A.R.T. Furniture Collection Now Available to Consumers  - 10/2/2019

New collection from Netflix’s Queer Eye interior design guru set to debut at top retailers.

Isaac Knorr Named President of Knorr Marketing  - 10/1/2019

Isaac Knorr’s father, Douglas Knorr, who founded the agency in 1986, continues at the agency as Chief Executive Officer.

Fairfield Debuts its First Licensed Collection, Libby Langdon for Fairfield, at High Point  - 10/1/2019

The curated collection features over 40 pieces of upholstery and casegoods for the living room, bedroom and dining room.

IMC Announces Changes to Furniture, Home Décor Leasing Team  - 10/1/2019

One new hire – Dale Schmidlin, director of home décor leasing – and two internal promotions -- Chris Amos, director of home décor leasing; and John Dwiggins, director of furniture leasing.

Kelly Mullens Brown Named CEO of Ben Soleimani.com Inc.  - 10/1/2019

Brown brings extensive business experience in consumer brand-building and multi-platform storytelling.

California Furniture Manufacturing Association Honors Furniture of America at Annual Awards Ceremony  - 10/1/2019

The CFMA presented the award to Furniture of America in recognition for the company’s dedication of time, talent and support of CFMA as well as for its best practices and corporate excellence within the furniture industry.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 9/30/2019

While orders were up nicely compared to last year, orders were up for only 53% of the participants in the month. And orders were down 2% year to date with 67% of the participants reporting lower orders.

Durham Furniture to Launch 24-Piece Bedroom & Occasional Line at Fall High Point Market  - 9/30/2019

Targeting Millenials & Interior Designers, ’Milestone’ collection will be largest in recent history.

IMC Announces Featured Products for 2019 Fall TrendWatch  - 9/30/2019

ANIMALIER, DRENCHING and FOCUS Showcased at High Point Market.

Easy Furniture Web Tip 284: Keep An Internet Platform Access File  - 9/30/2019

Make sure you personally have access to all of your Internet platforms.

Shopify Awards Coohom for their 3D Model Viewer  - 9/29/2019

At Shopify's Developer Hackathon 2019, the merchant reps and the 13-member jury decided unanimously to award Coohom’s 3D Model Viewer “the Most Innovative Application”.

Nominations Still Being Taken for HFA's Association’s Retailer of the Year Awards  - 9/27/2019

Nominations are open until October 4 in four categories: Large Retailer of the Year, Small Retailer of the Year, Emerging Star and Trailblazer.

Sustainable Furnishings Council to Host Several Events at High Point Market  - 9/27/2019

Join SFC for conversation, information, and networking opportunities.

Marge Carson Sells North Hamilton Street High Point Showroom Building  - 9/27/2019

The company will show at its existing showroom during the Fall High Point Market, and will relocate to a new showroom beginning April 2020.

Blue Bell Mattress Taps Denim Designer for In-House Product Development  - 9/27/2019

Veteran apparel and textile executive Jill Kotowitz has been added to the new position of director of product development.

Eclipse Relocates High Point Showroom to Crown Mark Building  - 9/27/2019

The new 2,200 square-foot exhibit space will allow the company to display a wide array of mattresses and point-of-purchase materials from three of its top-selling brands.

Imagine What RH Could Be if It Got Its Digital Act Together?  - 9/27/2019

A recent analysis conducted by Gartner L2 of specialty retailers’ digital performance finds that RH (Restoration Hardware) is failing when it comes to its digital effectiveness.

Malouf Rolls Out New ‘Anchor Yourself in the Good’ Campaign  - 9/27/2019

Created in-house by the company’s marketing team, the campaign is designed to educate businesses and end consumers on the wellness story behind the Anchor™ Weighted Blanket.

Hooker Furniture Will Introduce 95 New Styles at Fall High Point Market  - 9/26/2019

Merging its popular Accents category into the Mélange collection, the introduction is the largest addition in company history.

Art Van Furniture Unveils New “Inspiration Lives Here” Branding and Community Campaigns  - 9/26/2019

Retailer celebrating the power of inspiration across the Midwest as part of 60th anniversary.

Alden Parkes to Shine Spotlight On Classic Black and Gold at the High Point Market  - 9/26/2019

Four pieces finished in black—and a fifth in contrasting Glacial White--are making their debut in the Alden Parkes showroom in the Hamilton Building.

Sam Moore Expands “Simply Me Loft Living” Upholstery Program  - 9/26/2019

New styles, product categories, cushion choices & pop display add to expansive customization options.

Product Safety the Focus at Upcoming American HFA 2019 Regulatory Summit  - 9/26/2019

The 2019 Regulatory Summit will also feature Commissioner Peter Feldman of the Consumer Products Safety Commission, who will share updates on regulatory action on the furniture stability issue.

Jonathan Charles to Kick Off High Point Market With New Offerings, Restyled Showroom.  - 9/25/2019

More than 300 new offerings, across an array of styles from modern to timeless illustrate the theme, the evolution of artistry.

IKEA to Open New Store in Queens  - 9/25/2019

IKEA continues on its transformation journey to meet city customers with a new store concept.

Bradington-Young Develops New ‘Luxury Accents’ Category  - 9/25/2019

New product category developed to showcase expansive customization capabilities.

EJ Victor to Launch Browne & Moore Collection at Fall 2019 High Point Furniture Market  - 9/25/2019

The Browne & Moore Home Collection is an artfully curated mix of elegant “Modern Classic” design elements that are instantly at home in almost any environment.

Classic Brands Announces New 100-Piece Flat-Packed Furniture Lineup  - 9/25/2019

The new furniture lineup includes four upholstered seating groups (sofa, loveseat, chair and ottoman), four wood daybeds, a dozen upholstered beds, and a variety of recliners, gliders, accent chairs and occasional tables.

High Point Market Rebrands Evening Programming, Announces Entertainment for Fall Market  - 9/25/2019

The refreshed programming will offer a festive, upbeat atmosphere, complimentary food and drinks, live musical acts, and ample networking opportunities.

MIFF 2020 Exhibitors Get Head Start On New Asia Season  - 9/25/2019

Reinventing lifestyles and smart designs at March 6-9 opener.

MLILY USA to Host “Moonshine Mixer” at Fall High Point Market in Partnership With Special Spaces  - 9/25/2019

The event will help raise money for Special Spaces – a non-profit organization built on volunteer support that transforms the bedrooms of terminally ill children.

Sotheby's International Realty Announces Collaboration with Luxury Home Furnishings Brand Perigold  - 9/25/2019

Exclusive furniture and décor now available in brand’s Curate augmented reality app.

Wayfair Professional Launches Turn-key Solution for Business Customers to Furnish Spaces  - 9/25/2019

All-set rooms offers fully furnished, expertly designed rooms for purchase by contractors, property managers, and short-term rental operators.

Twin Star Home Puts Safety First With Patented Electric Fireplace Plug  - 9/25/2019

Patent pending SaferPlug™ addresses consumer concerns about overheating.

ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME Magazine and The Junior League of High Point Present The 2019 Designers’ Show House and Grand Opening Party to Kick-off Fall High Point Market  - 9/25/2019

The Grand Opening Party will take place from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on Friday, October 18th to help kick-off fall High Point Market.

Genesis Software Adds Cloud Capabilities to Retail Management Software  - 9/25/2019

The Genesis Advantage retail management software can now be accessed on any internet enabled device.

Hooker Furniture Launches It's First Solid Wood Collection  - 9/24/2019

The 25-piece collection of bedroom, dining room and occasional furniture features solid alder & poplar construction with two available finishes.

IKEA Updates IKEA Place App to Continue Offering Home Furnishing Ideas and Inspiration through Artificial Intelligence  - 9/24/2019

The launch of the next generation of the IKEA Place app uses Artificial Intelligence to offer users curated and personalized home furnishing advice.

Connie Post to Big Boxes: Underestimate the Competition at Your Peril  - 9/24/2019

Retail strategist says internet is less of a threat than small independents on the move.

Surya Releases Fall 2019 High Point Market Event Schedule  - 9/23/2019

From panel discussions with industry experts to earning CEUs or kicking back after a long day, the Surya showroom is a key market destination.

eNewsMagazine Redirect  - 9/23/2019

Include both links to the Surya HI Market Event schedule and the Patrick Cory Board of Directors for American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame.

Inaugural Vietnam International Furniture Fair 2019 to Kick Off in November  - 9/23/2019

The Vietnam International Furniture Fair (VIFF) 2019 will be held from November 27th through 30th, 2019 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center.

Ashley Retailer Unveils New Facility in Edison, New Jersey  - 9/22/2019

The facility will serve as the new corporate office and will house their customer care center, merchandising, and administrative functions such as human capital, finance, and information technology.

Tritter Feefer Launching New Import Division  - 9/20/2019

Custom case goods maker unveiling in-stock furniture for immediate delivery, adding dining chairs to line-up.

Twin Star Home Launches Comprehensive Retailer Support Initiative  - 9/20/2019

The new Elevate Program includes everything from training videos to social media content.

OW Lee Announces Sales Representative of the Year for 2019  - 9/20/2019

Justin Pfahl with the Sales Rep of the Year award for 2019 during the International Casual Furniture Market in Chicago.

Connie Post Makes a Furniture Connection  - 9/20/2019

The retail strategist, along with Affordable Design Solutions, have been engaged by Furniture Connection to design the retailer’s new, 46,000-square-foot store.

Creative Co-Op Expands Dallas Showroom, Adds Creative Commons Lounge  - 9/19/2019

Additional space will showcase seasonal and expanded home décor.

Classy Art Recognized in the Inc. 5000  - 9/19/2019

Classy Art recognized as #3,148 in The Inc. 5000, an annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States

Durham Furniture to Kick Off Fall High Point Market With “Breakfast in Bed” Event  - 9/19/2019

The 120th anniversary celebration includes a hand-crafted menu, a champagne toast & the launch of the ‘Milestone’ collection

Company C to Debut New Signature Designs at High Point  - 9/19/2019

The New Hampshire-based designer/manufacturer will display the luxe to performance line up in vignettes with its signature furniture collection.

HiEnd Accents to Introduce New Top of Bed and Home Accessories at October High Point Furniture Market  - 9/19/2019

New top of bed linens, sheet sets, throws and leather pillows will be on display at their showroom in Showplace #3425.

Taylor King and Woodbridge to Launch Lauren Liess Collections at High Point Market  - 9/19/2019

Event attendees are invited to preview the new Lauren Liess collections on display in both the Taylor King and Woodbridge showrooms.

Myriad Software Launches Cloud-based Retail Management System for Home Furnishing Retailers  - 9/18/2019

New PointCentric Software gives retailers a business web app that can be run from any device.

Ashley Furniture Enters the Ready-To-Assemble Market With Acquisition of Homestar Facility  - 9/18/2019

Ashley acquires 309,620 sq. ft. Homestar North America facility in Statesville, North Carolina.

Raffel Systems Unveils New Logo  - 9/18/2019

The new stylized “R” embedded in a circle enhances the company’s familiar typographic logo and makes a nod to the switches and buttons that are in many products.

Southerland Drivers Recognized for Exceeding 4.3 Million Accident-Free Miles  - 9/18/2019

Four truck drivers for the independent mattress manufacturer have been recognized with the company’s Safe Driving Award for their commitment to safety, racking up a combined 4.3 million miles without incident.

Pleasant Mattress CEO named to Fresno Chaffee Zoo Board  - 9/18/2019

Rion Morgenstern named to board of directors of Fresno Chaffee Zoo.

Norwalk Adds Dana Gibson “Pop-Up Shop” to High Point Showroom  - 9/18/2019

Designer’s products available to Norwalk dealers for first time.

DreamWave M-Series Massage Chairs Named ISFD 2019 Pinnacle Awards Finalist  - 9/18/2019

DreamWave M.8 and M.8LE massage chairs were recognized among the best in furniture design in the Leather Upholstery – Luxury category.

FFO Home Names Jay Peters Chief Merchandising Officer  - 9/18/2019

In this expanded role, Peters will be responsible for all vendor relationships and play an even more important role in the leadership of the company.

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico Hosts Silent Auction with Help from CORT  - 9/17/2019

CORT donated 18 pieces of furniture that were auctioned at the SHC's inaugural Welcome Home Fundraiser and Donor Appreciation Luncheon.

CASTELLE Collections Receive Positive Response During 2019 Casual Market  - 9/17/2019

The company introduced its 2020 offerings including the latest additions to its collaboration with iconic designer Barclay Butera as well as its Biltmore by Castelle with the Antler Hill Collection.

Bob’s Discount Furniture and the Pittsburgh Steelers Unveil New Spaces at PA Boys & Girls Club  - 9/17/2019

Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree made a surprise appearance as two newly furnished rooms were unveiled at the LaRosa of McKeesport Clubhouse of Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA.

Restonic Launches National Contest for a Free Biltmore Shippable Sleep Mattress  - 9/17/2019

The contest will be held on Restonic’s SleepBlog from September 16th to the 30th.

WithIt Education Breakfast to Feature Motivational Speaker Denise Ryan  - 9/17/2019

The biannual High Point Market Educational Breakfast will be held on October 20th, 7:30 to 9 am, in the IHFC ballroom.

IMC Main Street Properties Feature Relocating, Expanding and Renewing Exhibitors for Fall High Point Market  - 9/17/2019

Located in the heart of High Point Market, the Main Street Properties include Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites and National Furniture Mart.

Whereoware Announces Changes to Executive Team  - 9/17/2019

Michael Mathias joins Whereoware as Chief Executive Officer, with Eric Dean assuming the role of Chairman.

Pantone Adds 294 Colors to Pantone Matching System  - 9/17/2019

The addition of 294 colors creates a library of over 2,100 colors, including improved cross-referencing to Pantone’s Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) system.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects Patrick Cory to Board of Directors  - 9/17/2019

Cory is former CEO and managing partner of the home delivery business Cory Companies, which was recently acquired by J.B. Hunt where he is a consultant.

High Point Market Announces Style Spotters Trend Tours for Fall Market 2019  - 9/17/2019

Style Spotters Trend Tours has been focused on exposing Market attendees to the wide variety of exhibitors High Point Market has to offer.

Smith Business Solutions to Close Remaining Quebec Ashley Furniture HomeStore Locations  - 9/16/2019

The remaining locations are currently being liquidated as the company advertises a Store Closing Sale.

Winning Website Tip #9 From PERQ: How Three Home Furnishing Retailers Use Technology to Change the Way They Do Business  - 9/16/2019

More than 80% of home furnishing shoppers do online research prior to a big purchase, yet 90% of those purchases still happen inside a store.

alma artte To Bring Their Handcrafted, Upcycled Clocks to the U.S Market This Fall  - 9/16/2019

Upcycled from objects 30-50+ years old, the clocks are made individually by a team of artisans and designers based in India.

Future of Home Conference Debuts The Helpful Home powered by Google Nest and Designed by Drake/Anderson  - 9/13/2019

Luxury fashion house Libertine will debut its new home collection with Schumacher - highlighting how high fashion and high-tech can blend in today’s home.

David Francis Named Finalist for Pinnacle Award  - 9/13/2019

The luxury furniture manufacturer has been named a finalist in the 2019 Pinnacle Awards in the Green Leaf category for their Swirl Rattan Bed.

Living Spaces Celebrates the 71st Emmy Awards As the Official Home Furnishings Partner  - 9/13/2019

The 2019 Governors Ball to feature custom-designed pieces by West Coast retailer.

Witherell Re-Joins HSM As VP & GM of Bedding Products  - 9/12/2019

New post will oversee sales, product development & manufacturing.

High Point Market Announces Schedule at The Point for Fall Market 2019  - 9/12/2019

The Point debuted in April 2018 during Spring Market as the first freestanding, High Point Market-branded venue conceived to enhance the buyer experience.

Malouf Becomes a Benefit Corporation  - 9/12/2019

This recent milestone is part of the company’s wider initiative to represent a higher standard of social and environmental responsibility.

Conn’s HomePlus Opens New Distribution Center in Houston  - 9/12/2019

Specialty retailer opens 656,658-square-foot logistics facility.

Casual Industry Presents Awards at 2019 Gala Celebration  - 9/12/2019

All segments of the industry gathered at the Hilton Chicago Wednesday, September 11, to recognize manufacturing and retailing excellence, spotlight top product designs and pay tribute to the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients.

Nourison Moves to New Showroom Space for New York Home Fashions Market  - 9/12/2019

Accent rug introductions for New York Home Fashions Market in the new space will feature trellis, tribal and diamond designs and Persian-inspired area rugs.

New, Expanding and Renewing Exhibitors Coming to Showplace for High Point Market  - 9/12/2019

Showplace features more than 80 exhibitors showcasing a variety of design aesthetics and a mix of price points.

2019 Pinnacle Awards Finalists Announced  - 9/12/2019

Winners will be announced at the 24th Annual International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) Pinnacle Awards Gala, set for Monday, October 21 at High Point University’s Congdon School of Health Sciences.

ART to Host ART Fun Night in High Point  - 9/11/2019

The annual networking event, ART Fun Night, will be held in High Point on Monday, October 21 at 7 PM at the High Point Bowling Center.

Laura Ashley Appoints IMG As Exclusive Licensing Representative for Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan  - 9/11/2019

Home décor and furnishings will be the initial core focus for Laura Ashley’s entry into mainland China.

Singer/Songwriter Andy Grammer to Perform Intimate Concert at Art Van Furniture’s 60th Anniversary Gala  - 9/11/2019

Event tickets for the gala, to be held on Thursday, October 24, now on sale.

STORIS Releases eSTORIS eCommerce Platform 4.2.1  - 9/11/2019

eSTORIS eCommerce 4.2.1 Introduces Retailers’ Top Requested Feature: Soft Kits in Product Families enables efficient web inventory management.

Classic Brands Unveils Adjustable Base for Side Sleepers  - 9/11/2019

Manufacturer targeting 80% of sleepers who may have shied away from adjustables.

Art Van Furniture Names Industry Veteran Gary Fazio New CEO  - 9/11/2019

Fazio’s career in the industry spans more than 40 years in both retail and bedding manufacturing.

Jamie Young Co. to Introduce Over 150 New Items at High Point Market  - 9/11/2019

The lighting and lifestyle company will present the collection of new lighting and home furnishings in their permanent space in the Design Center of the IHFC Building (Showroom D223).

Sunbrella to Debut 'Dimension' at Casual Market 2019  - 9/11/2019

The 'Dimension Collection' Is set to launch, featuring nine brand new patterns.

Sunbrella Partners With Brown Jordan to Introduce Sunbrella Sling With Flex Technology  - 9/10/2019

The next generation in sling seating to launch at the Brown Jordan showroom at Casual Market Chicago 2019.

Cheap Sleep: Survey Shows More Than a Quarter of Americans Spent $200 Or Less On Their Mattress  - 9/10/2019

According to a recent survey from luxury bedmaker DUX, one in ten Americans who bought their current mattress spent less than $200 and another 16% didn't spend anything at all.

Canadian Furniture Show Cancels 2020 Market  - 9/10/2019

Show that helped shape the Canadian furniture industry makes difficult decision.

Exclusive Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Slated for Fall 2019 High Point Market  - 9/10/2019

IMC’s Fall High Point Market educational and social offerings will feature 18 seminars, 11 designer-led tours and numerous IMC-hosted events.

Last Call for Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Journal Ads  - 9/10/2019

The final deadline for ads is this Friday, September 13, 2019.

MLILY Ramps Up Domestic Production in South Carolina Factory  - 9/10/2019

Now produces 8 models for U.S. market, with foam pouring and 4 production lines to be added by end of year.

2019 Regulatory Summit Spotlights Product Safety Issues  - 9/9/2019

Comprehensive agenda includes regulatory officials, legal experts and industry leaders.

Dallas Market Center Announces Total Home & Gift Market Dates Through 2023  - 9/9/2019

First trade events of the winter and summer seasons create “see it first” destination.

Dorel to Enter Gaming and Pet Furniture Categories With High Point Launch  - 9/9/2019

The new line of pet and gaming furniture, branded Ollie & Hutch and NTense, respectively, will make their debut this Fall.

New, Relocating and Renewing Home Furnishings Lines Debut in IHFC for High Point Market  - 9/9/2019

34 new, relocating and renewing showrooms will enhance the breadth and depth of resources in the International Home Furnishings Center.

Midwest Nonprofits Begin Competing to Win $100,000 Grand Prize in 11th Annual Art Van Charity Challenge  - 9/9/2019

Top 10 charities to raise the most money through September 27 to receive portion of $250,000 in grants.

Pantone Color Institute Releases Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer 2020 for New York Fashion Week  - 9/6/2019

This season’s report features the top 12 stand out colors, as well as current takes on the four classic neutrals we can expect to see on the runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.

80 Children Receive a Bed from Ashley HomeStore’s Hope to Dream Program  - 9/6/2019

During the Back to School Bash event, the children received a twin mattress, bed frame, sheets, pillow, and a comforter as well as loads of school supplies.

OMI’s Certified Organic Mattress Wins 2019 ‘Eco-Excellence Award’  - 9/5/2019

The mattress, manufactured by OMI for its retail partner Nest Bedding, won the Eco-Excellence Award by Natural Child World (NCW) magazine, in the eco-bedding category of the home segment.

Talalay Global Launches Direct-to-Consumer Website for “Juvea” Latex Pillow Line  - 9/5/2019

The website offers consumers a comprehensive look at the Juvea brand and the benefits of latex.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Partners with the Washington Redskins and the GWUL to Donate Furniture to First-Time Homeowners  - 9/5/2019

Marvette James became the fourth deserving recipient of new furniture from Bob’s Discount Furniture.

IMC Announces Changes to Las Vegas Market Tradeshow Leasing Team  - 9/5/2019

Industry veteran Elizabeth Moss joins IMC.

Eichholtz Opens Flagship U.S. Showroom at Fall 2019 High Point Market  - 9/5/2019

The Dutch-based home furnishings brand will debut its flagship U.S. showroom at 129 S. Hamilton St. in time for Fall 2019 High Point Market.

Universal Furniture Announces October Market Events  - 9/5/2019

Education, networking and fun highlight Fall 2019 happenings.

TD Bank Launches TD Complete Consumer Financing Platform  - 9/4/2019

The platform consolidates retailers' current practice of using multiple lender-specific portals for various sales and reporting functions.

High Point Market Announces Educational and Social Programming for Hospitality At Market  - 9/4/2019

The program, now in its fourth year, will greet hospitality buyers with a Welcome Reception on Sunday, October 20, and engage attendees with a panel discussion led by industry experts on Monday, October 21.

Malouf Foundation Raises Nearly $50,000 at Golf for Freedom Charity Event  - 9/4/2019

The second annual Golf for Freedom event at the Logan Golf and Country Club raised $48,558 that will further the Malouf Foundation’s mission to end child sexual exploitation.

Watermark Living to Highlight Rattan Interior Collections and New Finishes for the 2020 Season  - 9/4/2019

The Hamond and Cambria collections from its rattan line will be highlighted for the 2020 season.

Jaipur Living Selected as a Trendwatch Winner at Fall High Point Market  - 9/4/2019

The Valor collection Patton rug was selected for the FOCUS display in the Showplace Walkway.

High Point Market Authority Announces Brand Ambassador and Tour Partnerships  - 9/3/2019

Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel will assume the role of official High Point Market Brand Ambassadors and bring back a revised version of their popular new buyer Market tour.

Brown Jordan to Return to Casual Market Chicago  - 9/3/2019

The outdoor luxury furnishings brand will preview two new collections: Maldives and Walter Lamb Aluminum.

Bradington-Young Completes Factory Expansion  - 9/3/2019

Upholstery producer boosts production capacity by 50 percent and streamlined its workflow, allowing it to ship orders in 45 days or less.

Borkholder Set to Launch New Category of Goods at Pre-Market in High Point  - 9/3/2019

“Borkholder Select” category scales quality solid wood furniture for today’s living environments.

ELLE Décor Announces 30th Anniversary Contest Winner  - 9/3/2019

The winning collection, “La Plausa” by Emir Polat, will be showcased at the ELLE Décor Collection B to B model showroom at High Point Market.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 9/3/2019

While 2018 was a decent growth year that followed several years of increased business, five straight months of declining incoming business is a concern.

HPMA and Esteem Media Announce Design Bloggers Tour Participants and Sponsors  - 9/3/2019

Returning for its ninth Market, 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.

Treasure Garden Announces New Introductions To Fabric Collections for 2020  - 9/3/2019

An expanded swatch book highlighting the new fabrics will be available during the 2019 Casual Market Chicago.

MIFF Takes to the Road to Network with Industries and Design Talent  - 9/3/2019

The MIFF team made a two-day roadshow stop in Penang to network with manufacturers from the northern region and strengthen its search for young design talent for MIFF 2020.

Alden Parkes to Offer Seminars On Design Trends and Business Practices at High Point Market  - 9/2/2019

The six CEU-accredited workshops will be in Alden Parkes’ 200 N. Hamilton showroom.

BEDGEAR Expands Sales Force and Supporting Sales Teams  - 9/2/2019

The performance bedding company announces six new hires and three promotions within the company that will help to support growing sales and consumer demand.

Strategies Furniture Retailers Can Use to Improve eCommerce Product Imagery  - 9/2/2019

Furniture is among the fastest-growing categories in ecommerce, thanks in large part to the improved product imagery options available for furniture retailers.

Hannah Pedigo Receives ISFD's Foundation Scholarship  - 8/29/2019

Pedigo focused her winning entry on smartly designed, safe and affordable furnishings for families.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #283: Roll Out the Red Carpet to Your Website  - 8/29/2019

Be positive and roll out the red carpet on your website to get folks into your store.

Standard Furniture Announces Leadership Change  - 8/29/2019

Todd Evans to step down as CEO of Standard Furniture and act as an advisor to the leadership team in a transition period through November 1.

Comprehensive Programming At IMC’s Atlanta Fall Design Events  - 8/28/2019

Four days of programming offered at its Atlanta design events – Fall Design Week at AmericasMart Atlanta (September 23-25, 2019) and DISCOVER ADAC (September 24-26, 2019).

High Point Market and ASID Announce Design Viewpoints Series Sessions for Fall Market 2019  - 8/28/2019

The Design Viewpoints Series (DVS) will take place October 19-21, at the High Point Theatre in Downtown High Point.

City Furniture Purchases First-of-its-Kind Electric Vehicle in Southeast  - 8/28/2019

City Furniture put the first all-electric Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor in the Southeastern U.S. to work.

Women of Malouf Features Kacie Malouf in Inaugural Speaker Series Event  - 8/28/2019

The event was organized and sponsored by the company’s Women of Malouf organization whose mission is to empower successful women.

Casual Industry Names Manufacturer Leadership Award Finalists  - 8/27/2019

The honorees include: Jensen Leisure Furniture, Lloyd Flanders, O.W. Lee, Telescope Casual Furniture and Treasure Garden.

New Chair Appointed to Committee Overseeing Furniture Sustainability Standard  - 8/26/2019

Jeffrey Olsen has been appointed joint committee chair of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard.

Over 1,500 Exhibitors to Represent Full Range of Furniture Industry at Upcoming CIFF Shanghai  - 8/26/2019

Over 150,000 visitors from 200 regions and countries worldwide will showcase new products and design events grouped under the theme “A Paradigm for Global Living.”

Malouf Expands Legal Team with Hire of Jeff Steed as Chief Legal Officer  - 8/26/2019

With more than 12 years of experience representing global technology and finance corporations, Steed will focus on protecting Malouf’s work across a number of categories.

FrontRoom Furnishings to Liquidate Key Locations in Central Ohio  - 8/26/2019

Store closing events will take place at five of the six Ohio-based retail locations: Tuttle Crossing in Dublin; Brice Rd. in Columbus; Commons Dr. in Springdale; and North 21st St. in Newark.

New Lines Debut in Suites at Market Square for High Point Market  - 8/26/2019

More than 35 Exhibitors Debuting in SAMS for Fall Market.

OMI Expands OEM Program  - 8/25/2019

Expansion comes after OMI Partnered with Nest Bedding to provide Organic mattresses.

Rich Weeden Assumes President’s Role At Raffel Systems  - 8/23/2019

Weeden has been with Raffel Systems since 2014, serving as Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, and General Manager/Vice President of Operations.

American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens East Atlanta Store  - 8/23/2019

The new 24,000 square foot Decatur store is the furniture and mattress retailer's sixth store in the Atlanta area.

Pavilion Broadway to Unveil New Photography Studio  - 8/23/2019

The company has invested over $60,000 in this specialist workspace which will be dedicated to taking high resolution images using 360 technology.

Six Designers Turn Alden Parkes High Point Space Into a ‘Showhouse in a Showroom’  - 8/23/2019

Market event returns to the 16,000 square foot Hamilton Wrenn Design District showroom.

69th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards to be Held in Dallas  - 8/22/2019

Gifts & Decorative Accessories’ iconic gala event to coincide with June 2020 Total Lifestyle Market.

Jim Sica Announced As New Senior Vice President of Foremost Groups, Inc - Outdoor Division  - 8/22/2019

Jim Sica, founder of Patiology, will set the strategic direction of Foremost’s Outdoor product design, product development, sales and distribution.

Stuart Carlitz to Be Honored As ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ by By Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association  - 8/21/2019

The President and CEO of mattress manufacturer Bedding Industries of America and the Eclipse International licensing group, will be presented with the award at the group’s annual dinner dance on Nov. 23.

TrendWatch Highlights Three Key Home Furnishings Trends at Fall High Point Market  - 8/21/2019

ANIMALIER, DRENCHING and FOCUS are top themes.

High Point Market Announces Diane Keaton, Top 100 Digital Influencer, TV Celebrities for Fall Keynote Series  - 8/20/2019

The educational series will bring three keynote sessions to High Point Market, each featuring industry celebrities who will share their insights and business-building advice.

Bernhardt Celebrates the Art of Design with Designer in Residence Program  - 8/20/2019

A-List designer Nick Olsen will be the first to showcase his creativity in Bernhardt showroom at High Point Market this fall.

STORIS and Emkat Partnership Enables Retailers to Streamline Warehouse Operations  - 8/20/2019

STORIS partners with Emkat as its preferred hardware vendor for their Barcode and Advanced Warehouse Management solutions.

Metropolitan Warehouse & Delivery Expands Furniture Home Delivery Program  - 8/20/2019

The addition of the four new hub locations in Tennessee, Florida, Michigan and Montana keeps Metropolitan positioned to meet the demands and delivery expectations of today’s consumers.

IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces DesignEDGE 2019 Summit at High Point Fall Market  - 8/20/2019

The topic: “Blurring Boundaries: Top Designers Who Defy the Limits of Design…and successfully navigate the crossovers between residential, workplace, hospitality and product in business.”

New England Patriots Team Up With Bob’s Discount Furniture and a Bed for Every Child Initiative  - 8/20/2019

In partnership with the Patriots and A Bed for Every Child, Bob’s surprised local children by unveiling 200 Bob O Pedic Patriots-themed beds, one bed for each child.

Corsicana’s New Mattress Topper Line to Launch at $129 Price Point  - 8/20/2019

The toppers feature a micro-coil system that is being used in a mattress topper for the first time.

Zedbed Makes Push Into U.S. Market With New Mattress Line  - 8/19/2019

The Adjust Copper Collection, which features a copper-infused version of its proprietary VX foam, gives the Kingsdown family an additional brand in the U.S. market.

Nourison Featured in The Love Letter Transcend Space at NY NOW Summer 2019  - 8/19/2019

The space, curated and designed by Beth Diana Smith and Kiyonda Powell on behalf of the Black Artists + Designers Guild, won the IFDA award for Innovative Booth Design.

Tepperman’s Expanding, Celebrates New Store Opening in Ancaster  - 8/18/2019

The new Ancaster store boasts over 43,000 square feet of showroom space, completely renovated inside and out with a major focus on customer experience.

2019 Wood Furniture Scorecard Shows Companies Striving to Source, Produce Sustainable Product  - 8/16/2019

21 Companies, including Cisco Home, ABC Carpet & Home, IKEA, earn high scores.

HSM Launches 75th Anniversary Website  - 8/16/2019

Website traces the company’s journey from a small producer of coiled springs and wire for mattresses and furniture to a global supplier of components.

Raffel Systems Supports “Ashley for the Arts” Festival  - 8/16/2019

The annual Arcadia, Wisconsin event raised over half a million dollars for local non-profits.

J.B. Hunt Recognized By Three Transportation and Logistics Outlets  - 8/16/2019

Inbound Logistics, Logistics Management, and Food Logistics recognize the supply chain solutions provider.

Schneiderman’s Furniture Hosts Golf Tournament to Benefit Nonprofits  - 8/16/2019

Minnesota-based retailer’s event has had a significant impact on local and national charities.

Sean Bergman Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of PureCare  - 8/14/2019

Bergman originally joined PureCare (then Fabrictech 2000) in early 2011, bringing several years of industry experience in retail sales and marketing strategy.

High Point Market Partners with Business of Home for Inaugural Future of Home Conference  - 8/14/2019

The two-day event, running September 9–10, will feature in-depth conversations with top design and digital leaders about the forces of change sweeping the home industry.

Success Secret #5 From Furniture Training Company: Talk About the Product and Not About the Price  - 8/14/2019

Any sales clerk can turn a tag over, but only a real sales professional can talk about product.

Value City Furniture, American Signature Furniture Announces Bobby Berk Collection  - 8/14/2019

Styles curated by A.R.T. Furniture to hit stores in October.

Abbyson Unveils New Flagship West Coast Distribution Center  - 8/14/2019

The new Redlands, California distribution center is centrally located to major shipping hubs in the Los Angeles area including ports, freeways and third-party carriers

Gold Bond Unveils Two Chemical-Free Natural Mattresses  - 8/14/2019

The pair of innerspring mattresses are designed with organic and natural materials to deliver a chemical-free, all-natural sleeping environment.

UniGroup Logistics Introduces Final Mile Home Delivery  - 8/14/2019

The full-service, white glove Final Mile over-dimensional residential service is powered by Mayflower & United Van Lines.

Allen and James Interior Design to Debut Latest Showroom Design and Product Development at HPMKT  - 8/14/2019

Tomlinson Companies' 15,000 square foot showroom in High Point receives a makeover with each market including fabrics, accessories, and furnishing designs.

Richard Montalbano Sr. Receives Joseph P. Cianci Humanitarian Award at UNICO National’s Annual Convention  - 8/13/2019

For over 50 years, Richard has continued as the second generation owner of his family furniture manufacturing, importing, and restoration business.

Malouf Foundation Partners with Kornerstone Credit to Fight Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation  - 8/13/2019

As part of this new partnership, Kornerstone Credit will donate $10 to the Malouf Foundation for every lease that contains a Malouf product.

At Las Vegas Market CEO Summit, The Experts Agree the Trade War is About Much More than Just China  - 8/13/2019

For gift and home furnishings companies grappling with the Trump trade war, there are neither easy answers nor is there any immediate relief in sight.

Designer and Founder of Montana, Peter J. Lassen, 88, Passes Away  - 8/12/2019

In 1982, Peter J. Lassen founded Montana Furniture, which is known for its eponymous shelving system with a distinctive design.

Company C Brings Colorful Conversations Event to New England  - 8/12/2019

The event will showcase Company C’s design collaboration with Jill Seale, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based artist and product designer.

Las Vegas Market Raises $16,000 for Gift for Life  - 8/12/2019

Ninth annual “Up on the Roof” Gift for Life fundraiser generated $16,000 for DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

Grace Kelly to Perform at the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration  - 8/12/2019

The Saxophonist and Singer will entertain guests at the Fuel the Future Induction Celebration on October 20 during the High Point Market.

ThreeKit Launches Virtual Photographer Software for E-Commerce  - 8/9/2019

The software creates computer-rendered product images for e-commerce that look real.

ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners  - 8/9/2019

From among the 11 category winners in ICFA’s Design Excellence competition, two products will be selected for the Lilly Award for Outdoor Furniture/Accents, and onewill be honored with the Lillian B. Winchester “Best of Show” Award.

CIFF Shanghai 2019 Announces Lineup of Global Architects, Designers and Brands  - 8/9/2019

The 44th CIFF will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hongqiao on September 8 to 11.

Leggett & Platt Announces New Chief Financial Officer  - 8/9/2019

Jeffrey L. Tate brings 27 years of senior-level finance, operating, and general management experience.

Norris Furniture & Interiors Hires Dean Wilburne to Lead Sarasota Showroom  - 8/8/2019

New store manager brings years of industry experience.

Shaun Loewen Joins OW Lee as Sales Rep for Canada  - 8/8/2019

Shaun has been in the outdoor industry for 15 years, working in many design, production/manufacturing, and representative roles.

Corsicana Mattress to Make Debut at Nationwide Primetime Expo  - 8/8/2019

The company recently became a premier vendor partner of expo sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group and will feature four of its brands at the event.

Talalay Global Turns to Industry Veteran & Daughter of Founder to Lead International Sales  - 8/8/2019

Maureen Coffey, the daughter of the founder of Latex Foam Products, predecessor to Talalay Global, has rejoined the company in the newly created position of director of international sales.

ASTM Updates Voluntary Furniture Stability Standard  - 8/8/2019

Clothing storage furniture 27 inches and taller now subject to testing.

Design-Driven Home Furnishings Exhibitors Debut in InterHall for Fall High Point Market  - 8/8/2019

Nine new exhibitors join high-end manufacturers, suppliers and designers.

CASTELLE Introduces Bordeaux Collection for 2020  - 8/8/2019

The new collection is designed with cushioned deep seating and an all-cast dining construction with cushioning for a truly formal look.

Chaddock Adds Mark D. Sikes to Roster of Signature Designers  - 8/8/2019

Sikes joins veteran designers Mary McDonald and Larry Laslo as a Chaddock signature designer; Sikes’ first furniture collection with Chaddock will debut at the Spring 2020 High Point Market.

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Names Chief Marketing Officer  - 8/8/2019

Steve Pawl to Direct Global Marketing for Sunbrella.

Soft-Tex International to Launch New Bedding Technologies Lineup at Fall 2019 New York Home Fashions Market  - 8/7/2019

Soft-Tex’s market highlights include EPIC branded Cooling & Warming products powered by REACTEX™ and new Adjust-a-Cube™ technologies.

Kingsdown’s bedMATCH™ Display Unit Wins Top Award from Retail Design & Merchandising Group  - 8/7/2019

The retail display unit was named “Display of the Year” at the annual Shop! OMA awards competition during Globalshop

Malouf Launches New Bedroom Furniture Line  - 8/7/2019

Announced at Vegas Market, the initial collection includes two complete designer beds, two headboards, and two bases.

High Point Market Opens Registration, Adds Tours for 4th Annual Hospitality At Market Program  - 8/7/2019

Hospitality At Market will take place on Sunday, October 19, and Monday, October 20, during the Fall High Point Market.

IMAX Worldwide Home Launches New Website  - 8/7/2019

Personalized customer experience top priority of new platform.

Houzz Trade Program Adds High-End Furnishing, Decor and Fixtures Brands  - 8/7/2019

Bernhardt Furniture Company, Four Hands, Bend Goods, Fermob, Cyan Design, Scalamandré, Palecek, Hinkley Lighting and Regina Andrew, join the Houzz Trade Program.

Brooklyn Bedding Launches Luxury Sedona Hybrid Mattress  - 8/6/2019

The ultimate luxury mattress is available exclusively in stores, featuring dual coil systems in addition to advanced cooling and copper infusions.

Contract Furniture Industry Veteran Paul Brayton Passes Away at 77  - 8/6/2019

Paul was in the contract furniture industry for over 40 years, founding several companies and serving on many boards, including the Bienenstock Furniture Library.

Eclipse Celebrates 20th Anniversary Under Carlitz, Gershaw Leadership  - 8/6/2019

Stuart Carlitz and Gerald Gershaw, the owners of a successful New Jersey mattress factory, revived little-known eclipse brand 20 years ago.

City Furniture Opens 120,000 SF Orlando Showroom  - 8/6/2019

The second of three planned Orlando locations, the two-story showroom is the largest in City Furniture’s 32-store Florida network.

INVISTA to Expand STAINMASTER and PetProtect Portfolio Through Licensing  - 8/6/2019

North American licensing agreements will extend the flooring brand into home furnishings and home improvement categories.

LF Products Rebrands as Living Style Group  - 8/6/2019

Collections from new brand licenses debuted at High Point Market.

Classic Brands Enhances Urban Loft Collection With New Pillow Lineup  - 8/6/2019

The six-pillow lineup adds features the same MDI memory foam found in Urban Loft mattresses.

Bob Mills Furniture Partners with Blue Ridge to Automate Inventory and Reduce Overstocks  - 8/6/2019

Blue Ridge’s successful relationship with City Furniture was a key factor in Bob Mills Furniture’s purchasing decision.

Midwest Club Hosts Charity Golf Outing, Annual Show, Night at the Ballgame  - 8/5/2019

The 16th annual Bob Krause Golf Outing kicks off Tuesday, August 6, 2019. At the end of the month they are hosting an evening at the Chicago Dogs baseball game and in mid-September, the 13th annual Midwest Furniture Show takes place in Niles.

Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo Draws Record Attendance  - 8/5/2019

Third edition draws record attendance at new Hickory home.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 8/5/2019

A very positive Consumer Confidence report was good news even though it does not seem to be bleeding over into furniture sales.

Strong Order Writing & Exclusive Programming Highlight Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market  - 8/5/2019

Summer Market presented 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources – more than 130 of which were new.

Long Time Independent Furniture Representative Ronald Spangenberg Passes Away at 86  - 8/5/2019

Ron was an independent manufacturers representative for 50 years and was a member of the International Home Furnishings Rep Association.

Schewel Furniture Announces Rebranding As Schewels Home  - 8/4/2019

Since 1897, the company has offered home furnishings to customers in Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia under the Schewels name.

Bernhardt to Debut New Luxury Outdoor Furniture Category  - 8/1/2019

The new division, Bernhardt Exteriors, will be showcasing an initial offering of approximately 50 designs at October High Point Market.

Art Van Furniture Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team  - 8/1/2019

Ron Boire to Step Down As President and CEO, Chris Pelcher appointed Chief Merchant and Gary Van Elslander assumes roll of Chairman of the Board.

Serta Simmons Bedding Names Chief Financial Officer  - 8/1/2019

Barry Canipe brings 30 years of finance experience to SSB, including a strong track record of value creation and driving large-scale transformation.

IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2019  - 8/1/2019

This year the seven scholarship winners received a total of $13,500.

Malouf Promotes Eric Holmstead as New National Sales Manager  - 8/1/2019

Holmstead has been with Malouf for over four years, working his way up the ranks in the sales department to this newly created position.

Moe’s Home Collection Announces New Licensee Store in Los Cabos, Mexico  - 7/31/2019

This will be Moe’s third location in Mexico, including licensee stores in Los Mochis and Culiacan.

Raffel Systems Introduces New Air Massage System  - 7/31/2019

New massage chair technology improves health benefits of the home massage.

Corsicana Mattress Adds 5 Roll-Packed Models to RENUE Line  - 7/31/2019

The RENUE line boosts it's e-commerce-friendly brand to nine foam and hybrid models.

High Point Market Authority and City of High Point to Recognize “Green” Showroom  - 7/31/2019

Violino wins Green Market Award for efficient handling of trash and recycling.

Garden City Furniture Rolls Out New Look  - 7/31/2019

Connie Post has created a new logo package that is rolling out across the marketplace thanks to eye-catching new skins on the retailer’s delivery trucks.

Hickory Springs Unveils New Micro-Coil Comfort Layer Systems  - 7/31/2019

Featuring coil counts as high as 5,000 for a queen-size mattress, the new products are ideal for use in eCommerce and hybrid mattresses.

Classic Brands to Launch Pair of Aggressively Priced, Tariff-Free Mattress Lines in Las Vegas  - 7/31/2019

Launch includes first entry-level memory foam collection.

Mlily Unveils Industry’s First Sleep System With Cooling Fans in Adjustable Base  - 7/31/2019

Called Power Breeze, the new cooling system keeps air flowing continually through the cushioning layers and the pocketed coil innerspring unit of the hybrid mattress.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects Catherine Silver to Board of Directors  - 7/31/2019

Silver is president of Progressive Business Media, a business media and communications company.

Treasure Garden Recognizes Justin Pfahl As Independent Sales Representative of The Year  - 7/31/2019

The award was presented to the Florida representative during a corporate function held during the 2019 Preview Market in Chicago.

High Point Premarket Committee Announces Lineup for Fall Event  - 7/31/2019

Consisting of 17 sponsors, the list includes 13 returning exhibitors from spring and 4 new exhibitors.

Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners  - 7/30/2019

Eleven temporary exhibitors honored for creative booth displays.

Ante4Autism Presents Checks to 5 Autism Charities  - 7/30/2019

12th Annual Ante4Autism charity event is scheduled for Saturday, January 25th at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas.

Twin Star Home Press Kit Receives National Award  - 7/30/2019

The annual American INHOUSE Design Award recognizes excellence in graphic design.

Kingsdown Expands Luxury Adjustable Bed Base Program With 2 New Models  - 7/29/2019

The new models, Lifted and Body Motion®, round out Kingsdown’s entry into the adjustable base category by providing dealers with a full range of luxury models.

Milliken Names Jeff Price EVP of Milliken Operations  - 7/29/2019

Chad McAllister has been named the successor to Price as president of Milliken’s Performance & Protective Textiles division.

The Flex Group, Owner of E.S. Kluft & Company, Announces New U.S. Board of Advisors  - 7/29/2019

The E.S. Kluft & Company board of advisors is comprised of Charlie Eitel, Jodi Allen, and Brian Beck.

Kingsdown to Unveil New Body Essential® Collection at Las Vegas Market.  - 7/28/2019

Body Essential is engineered with multiple layers of breathable foams with vertical and horizontal air channels that help transfer warmer air out of the mattress and away from the body.

PROFITsystems Unveils Top Three Technology Trends for Future of Home Goods Retail at Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

Next-generation operations for omnichannel workflows enhance profitability and competitive edge today and beyond.

E.S. Kluft & Company Unveils New Aireloom Aspire Hybrid™ Collection at Summer Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

Designed with exclusive new Luma SilverTech™ cool memory foam, new hybrid collection offers exceptional level of comfort and cleanliness.

Eclipse International to Unveil Collection of Talalay-Rich Latex Beds at Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

The four-bed collection is designed to make latex mattresses attainable for consumers that have been previously priced out of the company’s Pure Talalay Bliss lineup.

Mlily USA Announces $3,999 Luxury Roll-Pack Mattress Model at Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

New hybrid mattress is first to be produced at company’s new South Carolina factory .

NCFI To Debut 5-Model Boxed Bed ‘Bedinabox’ at Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

Bedinabox was designed to provide brick-and-mortar retailers with a competitive U.S.-made option in the growing boxed bed category.

Southerland Unveils New Five-Model ‘American Sleep Elite’ Collection at Las Vegas Market  - 7/28/2019

The American Sleep Elite models are built around an 8-inch zoned wrapped coil system, and they include premium cushioning materials such as copper-infused memory foam and latex.

Spring Air To Make All-Latex Nature’s Rest Brand Available Nationally Through Its 10 Domestic Licensees  - 7/28/2019

Prior to its upcoming rollout, Nature’s Rest was being manufactured by only three of the company’s licensees as its own brand.

Corsicana Expands Flagship Line With 6 New Models  - 7/28/2019

The new models, which feature a pocketed coil innerspring unit and a variety of foam comfort and support layers, will go into production immediately after Las Vegas Market.

King Koil Forms Strategic Alliance With iOBED  - 7/28/2019

The South Korea-based iOBED will exclusively manufacture and distribute a new lineup under the “Smartlife Mattress by King Koil™" globally.

Classic Brands Launches Two Upper-End Boxed-Bedding Collections in Las Vegas  - 7/28/2019

Sleep Options and Natural Loft are feature-packed but value priced specialty mattress collections with luxurious foam and fiber cushioning.

UNITERS Announces New Las Vegas Showroom  - 7/27/2019

UNITERS provides protection plans and care products, providing worry-free solutions to life’s messy moments.

LOGICDATA Announces “Off-The-Shelf” SILVERlite Adjustable Bed Frame  - 7/27/2019

SILVERlite adjustable base returns to Las Vegas Market updated, improved and available for immediate shipping beginning this month.

FurnitureDealer.Net Rolls Out Laurentide Shopper Engagement Platform  - 7/27/2019

The marketing program is designed to convert more website visitors into qualified leads, help retailer salespeople close those leads, and enable retailers to measure Laurentide’s impact on sales.

STORIS to Introduce CFA: Customer Facing Application for Financing at Las Vegas Market  - 7/26/2019

CFA is a streamlined web-based technology that secures the submission of private data needed when applying for credit.

DreamWave Debuts R.6 Luxury Full-Body Shiatsu Massage Chair at Las Vegas Market  - 7/26/2019

R.6’s aesthetic blends modern furniture sensibilities and taste with remarkable full-body massage capabilities.

New Pacific Direct to Present Latest Collection at 2019 Summer Las Vegas Market  - 7/26/2019

The firm introduces 200 new items at the Las Vegas Market in building A654.

Canadian Officials Honor Durham Furniture On Its 120th Anniversary  - 7/26/2019

CEO tells dignitaries & employees company is making major effort to reach new consumers with contemporary products.

Pelican Reef to Introduce Panama Jack’s Espresso Sunroom & Mykonos Outdoor Collection in Las Vegas  - 7/26/2019

The larger 8,000+ square feet Las Vegas showroom will now feature new collections and a full display of existing outdoor and sunroom offerings.

Redesigned OMI Website Focuses On Brand’s Luxury & Hand-Crafted Design  - 7/25/2019

For first time, website has e-commerce capabilities.

IMC Names Cain Brodie General Manager of Las Vegas Design Center  - 7/25/2019

Brodie will oversee the strategic direction and management of LVDC, including marketing, leasing, day-to-day operations, strategic partnerships, and events and programming.

Feizy Rugs Launches Trend-Focused Collections in Las Vegas  - 7/25/2019

New showings include Dalia Luxe, Payton, Armant, and Beckett collections at their Vegas showroom.

“Up on the Roof” Silent Auction Open for Bidding  - 7/24/2019

Kathy Ireland licensed home products & LV-themed prizes available.

Jardinico To Highlight Luxury Commercial Umbrella at Upcoming Markets  - 7/24/2019

The two models of the JCP.301 incorporate the extra sturdy aluminum frame construction required for demanding contract applications.

WithIt Annual Conference supports Women’s Leadership at all Levels  - 7/24/2019

Rising Leaders program continues and mighty network launched.

Cross-Category Growth, Exclusive Industry Events on Tap for Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market  - 7/24/2019

Las Vegas Market features 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources in one easy-to-shop destination.

NCFI Taps Industry Veteran Dan Manning As North American Bedding Sales Manager  - 7/24/2019

Manning brings a decade of sales experience in consumer products and business-to-business sales for some of the major names in the mattress industry to the role.

Symbol to Debut Trade Winds Collection at Vegas Market  - 7/23/2019

The tarrif-free and all-foam mattress collection is domestically designed and manufactured with specialty foams and fabrics.

Best Rest USA to Unveil Showroom, Website, and European Luxury Mattresses at Las Vegas Market  - 7/23/2019

The Florida-based company will officially launch its business platform and national sales and marketing program at the Summer Market.

Success Secret #4 From Furniture Training Company: Cherry Picking Season is Over  - 7/22/2019

Not long ago furniture salespeople practiced the fine art of “cherry picking.”

CPSC Commissioner Peter Feldman to Headline 2019 Regulatory Summit  - 7/22/2019

The 2019 Regulatory Summit presented by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) is slated October 2-3 in Colfax, N.C.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #282: The Importance of the Lowly Footer for SEO and More.  - 7/22/2019

Put some thought into developing your footer to help your visitors and improve your search rankings.

Vystar Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Rotmans Furniture  - 7/22/2019

Rotmans, one of the largest independent furniture retailers in the U.S., was founded and has been under the leadership of the Rotman family for the past 50 years.

Luxury Brands Face a Crisis of Meaning  - 7/22/2019

The old meanings no longer apply, but many brands have yet to discover consumers’ new meaning in order to make themselves relevant within that context.

Diamond Mattress to Unveil New Custom Mattress Program at Las Vegas Market  - 7/22/2019

Engia offers complete design with different levels of customization, prototyping and product development in addition to in-house branding and marketing capabilities.

Customatic Elevates Design in Adjustables with Vegas Introductions  - 7/22/2019

Adjustable bed maker takes new products and no tariffs to Summer Market.

‘Dos Marcos’ Hosting Market Event for Podcast Listeners  - 7/22/2019

Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn invite listeners to July 28 event at Las Vegas Market.

Blu Sleep To Introduce New Packaging for Italian Made Foam Gel Pillows  - 7/22/2019

New packaging for their recently introduced Cool Gel Essential Pillows will be unveiled at this summer’s Las Vegas market.

Danican Expands Private Label Program  - 7/22/2019

Introduces their new top-of-bed “bundled” accessories packages at Las Vegas Market.

PureCare’s New Zensory Collection Delivers Weighted Wellness to Specialty Sleep  - 7/22/2019

Their new three-tiered line includes two adult weighted blankets in 15lb and 20lb options, and three optional duvet covers.

Strong Market for SSA Showroom with 32 Exhibitors Including 9 New Manufacturers  - 7/22/2019

Plus the return of popular fresh, warm pretzels for buyers as they shop.

Sleep Research Technologies Issues AURIA Retailer Challenge at Las Vegas Market  - 7/22/2019

Retailers challenged to prove there is a superior cooling solution to AURIA.

Englander Partners with ‘Shark Tank’ Business and Rocking Bed Partner  - 7/22/2019

As part of the partnership, Englander is now the Official Mattress of Life Lift Systems and Rocking Bed.

Twin Star Home to Highlight Best Sellers, New Pieces, and New Themes at LVMKT  - 7/19/2019

“Casually Coastal” and “Industrial Loft” themes showcase the versatility of electric fireplaces in home design.

Reverie Relaunches Nightstand iOS App  - 7/19/2019

The upgraded app allows for complete customization of the controls for their adjustable power bases and allows users to save specific bedtime routines.

ICFA Revamps Pre-Market Education Program for Retailers  - 7/19/2019

ACE Hardware's marketing team was invited to share its in-store event expertise in a Special Events Seminar, Panel Discussion and Think Tank the day before Casual Market Chicago opens.

Norwalk Furniture to Expand Successful Kim Salmela Collection at Las Vegas Market  - 7/18/2019

Featuring a modern, west coast design aesthetic, four new upholstery items will make their debut at the July Las Vegas Market.

Company C Announces New Colorfields Introductions for Fall 2019  - 7/18/2019

The rugs will be displayed during Las Vegas Market in Building A, Space 225.

Wayfair and Homes For Our Troops Partner to Support Accessible Homes for Veterans  - 7/18/2019

Wayfair and HFOT are partnering to furnish homes for veterans and their families, raise awareness for HFOT’s mission, and drive fundraising to enable more homes to be built.

Blue Bell Names Mattress Vet Derek Ritzel President & CEO  - 7/18/2019

Mark Kolovson, who joined the company in 1982 and had been CEO since 2000, becomes board chairman.

Interior Designers and TV Personalities To Host the Hall of Fame Induction Celebration  - 7/18/2019

Bobby Berk and Kelli Ellis will co-host the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Celebration on Oct. 20.

Jerome’s Furniture Opens Santee Dream Shop  - 7/18/2019

Location in San Diego market marks eighth stand-alone mattress store.

Las Vegas Market’s FIRST LOOK Presents “2020 Vision”  - 7/18/2019

New FIRST LOOK vignettes to be located in four market locations.

Norris Furniture & Interiors Announces Launch of New Clearance Outlet  - 7/18/2019

Fifth Southwest Florida location offers deep discounts on quality furnishings.

Furniture Society Names New Permanent Executive Director  - 7/17/2019

Monica Hampton has officially accepted the position of Executive Director, after serving for the past six months as the Interim Director.

Malouf Expands Partnership with Nationwide Marketing Group  - 7/17/2019

Through this program with Nationwide, Malouf hopes smaller retail partners can offer more adjustable bases, the category they expect to see the most growth in 2019.

Samson Holding Acquires Vietnam Manufacturing Facility  - 7/17/2019

The purchase is a strategic investment for Samson Holding to support its Universal Furniture brand.

A.R.T. Furniture Presented New Outdoor Furniture Collections at Casual Market Preview Show  - 7/17/2019

Among the introductions, were the new Bouchon and Summer Creek collections, featuring coffee tables, chaise lounge chairs, outdoor sofas and ottomans.

High Point Market Opens Registration for Fall Market 2019  - 7/17/2019

Likened to Fashion Week for home furnishings, the Fall High Point Market will be held on Saturday, October 19, through Wednesday, October 23.

New Jersey Chapter of ASID Announces 2019 Design Symposium & Trade Show  - 7/17/2019

Titled Innovation in Action, the Design Symposium & Trade Show will be held on Tuesday, September 17 at Bell Works Metroburb in Holmdel.

Doug Peppler Promoted To Executive VP of Agio, USA  - 7/16/2019

Barb Hunter, Agio VP and National Accounts Manager, to Retire

ICFA Announces 2019 Apollo Award Finalists  - 7/16/2019

The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings.

Top Tip for Furniture Retailers: Strong Partnerships and Better Data Will Help Retailers Weather Changing Times  - 7/16/2019

Certainty in partnerships helps businesses navigate uncertain times, particularly for home furnishing retailers.

HSM to Launch New Sleeper Sofa Mechanism & Mattress  - 7/16/2019

Suitable for residential and hospitality furniture, The Resorter, will debut at the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo, July 17-18.

Pure Talalay Bliss Gets Fabric Update for Las Vegas Market  - 7/16/2019

Eclipse International plans to unveil new cotton-rich covers for the seven-bed lineup at the upcoming Summer Market.

Brooklyn Bedding Launches New Sleep Boutique Concept in Arizona  - 7/16/2019

Phoenix market first to debut affordable luxury stores.

Canvas Candy™ Launches New Wall Decor Selections at Las Vegas Market  - 7/16/2019

Manufacturer of curated lines of wall decor and pillows based on fashion and pop culture will offer 15% show promotion.

Bedding Resources Continue to Grow at Las Vegas Market  - 7/15/2019

New dedicated mattress and bedding floor debuting this Summer on B13.

Golf Tournament Generates Dollars for Scholars  - 7/15/2019

Team sign-up has begun for the 29th annual AHFA Education Golf Tournament.

IFFS Takes Break to Rethink, Recharge, Revitalize and Break New Ground  - 7/15/2019

After 36 years, the International Furniture Fair Singapore along with NOOK Asia ("IFFS"), will be taking a break in 2020.

Connie Post Designs New Format for the Roomplace  - 7/15/2019

Branded RP Outlet, the new format is aimed at broadening the merchant’s appeal with a new shopping experience focusing on value-priced product.

NCFI to Debut First Hybrid Bed With Copper in Every Layer  - 7/15/2019

Las Vegas launch will debunk trace amounts of mineral found in many products currently on market.

King Koil Rebrands With Contemporary Feel  - 7/15/2019

The rebranding includes a new logo, a new tagline and messaging that emphasizes rest and renewal in the comfort of your home.

Nourison Opens Distribution Facility in Las Vegas  - 7/15/2019

Nourison will occupy 121,000 square feet of the 376,264 square foot Prologis I-15 Speedway Logistics Center, an industrial business park.

Twin Star Home Announces New Consumer-Inspired Products  - 7/15/2019

Expanded options in CoolGlow™ and PanoGlow™ Collections offer all-season appeal.

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Announces New Collections at New Las Vegas Showroom  - 7/15/2019

The new offerings includes table lamps and floor lamps in addition to new sconces, pendants, and chandeliers.

Shifman Turns Vegas Spotlight on Luxury Latex Line  - 7/15/2019

High-end mattress manufacturer also reveals major growth with luxury line at more accessible price points.

Talalay Global Launches Latex Pillow Brand On Amazon  - 7/12/2019

Called Juvea, the line features six pillow designs, including models developed specifically for stomach and side sleepers.

CEO Summit Registration Deadline Approaches  - 7/12/2019

Registration Closes July 22 for Las Vegas Market event.

Swan Retail Announces Acquisition of Touchretail  - 7/12/2019

Touchretail adds cloud-based retail management and EPoS solutions including warehouse management, loyalty and third-party system integration.

Furniture First Adds Four New Members  - 7/12/2019

New members include Furniture Connection in Clarksville, TN, Gladhill Furniture in Middletown, MD, Houston’s Yuma Furniture in Yuma, AZ, and Rana Furniture in Doral, FL.

Art Van Furniture and the Chicago Bears Team Up to Give Fans Tickets, Passes  - 7/12/2019

Official July 20 kickoff includes meet and greet with former Chicago Bear player in Downers Grove.

Forging Freedom Event at LVMKT Highlights Dangers of Sexual Predators on Online Apps  - 7/12/2019

Fourth bi-annual Forging Freedom Event will be held on Monday, July 29 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at Las Vegas Market.

Castelle to Introduce New Collections During The ICFA Casual Preview Market  - 7/12/2019

Multiple luxury aluminum outdoor furnishing collections encompassing hundreds of new product designs will be on display during the July ICFA Preview Market July 16th – 18th.

The RealReal Proves Secondhand Luxury Is What Luxury Consumers Want  - 7/10/2019

From now through 2021, the secondary luxury market will growth four-times faster than the primary market.

MicroD Announces New Partnership With Avalara  - 7/9/2019

Web technology provider partners to offer better tax compliance for e-commerce retailers.

Treasure Garden Expands Outdoor Rug Program For 2020  - 7/9/2019

Produced in Belgium, these 100% UV Stable polypropylene rugs bring Treasure Garden’s outdoor rug offerings to 22 total designs

Bush Furniture Branching Out Into New Categories at Las Vegas Summer Market  - 7/9/2019

Product offerings widen with the debut of entryway, bathroom and universal storage solutions at Las Vegas Market.

KAS Rugs Releases 5th Annual Look Book  - 7/9/2019

The 2019 Look Book includes over 300 pages filled with color, design, inspiration, special features, helpful tips and more.

Lynch Sales Company Donates to Local Habitat for Humanity  - 7/9/2019

The company has donated 19 pieces of brand new Leather Italia furniture to the Tempe branch of Habitat for Humanity ReStore facility.

Las Vegas Market Announces Partnerships with Nearly 50 Leading Retail & Trade Groups  - 7/9/2019

Fair Trade Federation and Independent College Bookstore Association highlight new partnerships forged since Winter Market.

Customatic Names Two Industry Veterans to Newly Created Executive Roles  - 7/9/2019

Scott Denton takes the post of vice president of sales for Eastern U.S; Greg Brent steps into the role of vice president of sales, Western U.S.

ICFA Honors Family Business Leaders  - 7/9/2019

Gwen and Jack Raseman and Allen E. Gant Jr., are the recipients of the International Casual Furnishings Association's 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards.

PERQ Closes $6 Million Series A Funding Round  - 7/9/2019

Poplar Ventures L.P. led funding, included additional investors from within the Midwest silicon corridor and tech community.

Norwalk Furniture to Host 'Lightening the Load’ Educational Event at Las Vegas Market  - 7/9/2019

Expert panel discussion to focus on synergies between designers, retailers & manufacturers.

Twin Star Home Continues ‘Style Takeover’ Approach in Las Vegas  - 7/9/2019

Four lifestyle designers will stage Twin Star Home showroom through lens of consumer segments.

Nourison To Launches New Rug Styles, Home Accents at Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets  - 7/9/2019

Nourison’s summer market focus is on blush and bold florals, teal and gold, and dark glamour trends showcased through new and best-selling styles.

Daughtridge Receives Lifetime Achievement Award  - 7/8/2019

Alvin Daughtridge, retired vice president of Fairfield Chair, has received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Specialized Furniture Carriers.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #281: Google Algo Changes for SEO and Local Search  - 7/8/2019

For good local search results, SEO basics are still king.

imm cologne Calls for Entries for the 17th Pure Talents Contest  - 7/8/2019

Students and young graduates are invited once again this year to submit their designs for contemporary, sustainable living objects.

Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market Ready for Summer 2019 Market  - 7/5/2019

he July 9-15, 2019 market features more than 8,000 brands across all categories of home décor and gift in more than 1,400 permanent showrooms and some 3,000 temporary exhibits.

Foundation Grants Bolster Industry Education Initiatives  - 7/5/2019

The AHFA Furniture Foundation has awarded more than $88,000 in grants to support a wide variety of educational initiatives in the home furnishings industry.

Malouf Partners with Podium to Support Retail Partners and Children in Need  - 7/3/2019

The two businesses will work together to help Malouf retail partners build their online reputation while supporting child survivors of sexual exploitation.

How to Fix the Problem in Department Stores  - 7/2/2019

From 2007 to 2018, sales in department stores, excluding discount department stores, declined a whopping 32.4%, dropping from $76.9 billion to $52 billion in 2018.

OW Lee Introduces the New Grand Cay Aluminum Collection  - 7/2/2019

Grand Cay is a full-line collection that includes dining, deep seating and lounge options.

Future of Home Conference to Address the Forces of Change Sweeping the Home Industry  - 7/2/2019

The two-day event will address business changes and challenges, spotlight innovation, and lay the course for a promising future.

Success Secret #3 From Furniture Training Company: Unburden Your Sales Manager  - 7/2/2019

The best thing a store owner can do is unburden the sales manager.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 7/1/2019

We continue to hear mixed results in conversations and our surveys seem to prove what we hear: Not everyone is down but clearly the majority are.

FXI's Philippe Knaub Joins CertiPUR-US Board of Directors  - 7/1/2019

Knaub was previously the global head of research and development for emulsion polymers for Switzerland-based Trinseo, where he had worked for more than 20 years.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Purchases New Home at High Point  - 7/1/2019

The Foundation has hired Freeman Kennett Architects to craft a permanent home in the 7,500 sq. ft. building for the industry to gather and a showplace worthy of the industry.

Capel Rugs Announces Summer Market Introductions  - 7/1/2019

New Intros to be on display at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and Las Vegas Market.

MIFF 2019 Breaks Billion Dollar Sales at 25th Anniversary Edition  - 6/28/2019

Exhibitors at MIFF 2019 raked in US$1.01 billion in sales over four days, up 3% increase from the previous high of US$984 million in 2018.

NCFI To Open First Showroom at Summer Vegas Market  - 6/28/2019

Foam manufacturer will show five popular bed-in-a-box SKUs.

Buying Groups and Associations Gather in Atlanta for July 2019 Market  - 6/28/2019

Fourteen buying groups and professional organizations will have a presence at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, July 9-15, 2019.

Messe Frankfurt and nmedia Launch Nextrade  - 6/28/2019

Over 40 suppliers with more than 60,000 articles have set up their B2B shops on the digital ordering platform.

Classic Brands Names Corrie Spohn Director of Administration  - 6/28/2019

As First Director of Administration, Corrie Spohn will oversee all human resources and administrative functions for the specialty mattress producer.The contest is part of the company’s ongoing strategy to introduce new social media tactics to further engage with customers online.

Art Van Continues Free Flag Exchange on 4th of July  - 6/28/2019

The retailer has given away more than 40,000 flags since the program began in 2017.

Three Top 100 Retailers Go Live on STORIS in 40 Days  - 6/27/2019

STORIS’ project efforts were held for The Dufresne Group (#19) of Memphis, Tennessee, The Wellsville Group (#66) of Weston Mills, New York, and Kittle’s Furniture (#92) of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Shifman Honors Retailers for Strong Sales, Partnerships  - 6/27/2019

Hendrixson’s Furniture earned the Platinum Award, Frederick Duckloe & Bros. garnered the Gold Award, and Pierce Furniture won the Silver Award.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Inductee Video Receives a Gold Telly Award  - 6/27/2019

The video, produced by Elements Studio, was a winner in the Non-Broadcast: Not-for-Profit category of the 40th Annual Telly Awards.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Announces New Brand Campaign  - 6/27/2019

Breaking across TV, radio, OOH, digital, and in-store on July 1, the campaign is designed to drive reappraisal of the Bob’s Discount Furniture brand.

Nebraska Furniture Mart and BEDGEAR Extend Smart Home Technology to the Bedroom  - 6/26/2019

Kansas City Royals players get fit with BEDGEAR’s M3 mattress.

Reverie CEO Talks Sleep Technology, Demonstrates Smart Bed On Fox Business Network Morning Show  - 6/26/2019

The R600 adjustable base and a Dream Cell mattress were featured on the “Mornings With Maria” show and featured an interview with Reverie President and CEO Martin Rawls-Meehan.

Malouf Expands Global Manufacturing Capabilities  - 6/26/2019

Network of factories currently includes 15 countries throughout North America, Europe, Western and Southeast Asia.

Art Van Furniture to Kick Off 60th Anniversary Celebration  - 6/26/2019

Customers can enter to win classic 1959 fire engine red Ford F100 truck at its Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Iowa showrooms.

OW Lee Expands Their Forma and Basso Fire Pit Groups  - 6/26/2019

OW Lee is adding a larger rectangle option to Forma and a chat-height option to Basso.

China No Longer Expected to Overtake US in Retail Sales in 2019 Amid Trade War  - 6/26/2019

US ecommerce surpasses 10% of total retail sales for first time.

TurboSquid Releases 3D Asset Manager, Kraken  - 6/26/2019

Custom asset management service makes 3D content more accessible to sales and marketing teams with no 3D experience required.

Rose Oldenkamp of Los Angeles-based Color Ad, Inc., Passes Away  - 6/25/2019

Rose established her 25-plus year legacy as the premier printer and advertising agency for a wide range of business dealers, to national programs.

Online Registration Now Open for ORGATEC 2020  - 6/24/2019

From October 27-30th, the international trade fair for the modern working world will focus on “Variety of Work”.

Kathy Ireland to Headline Gift for Life Fundraiser at Las Vegas Market  - 6/24/2019

Proceeds to benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

HFA Urges CPSC to Pursue Expedited Rulemaking for Clothing Storage Furniture Stability  - 6/24/2019

The leading trade association for furniture retailers in the US has supported the Consumer Products Safety Commission’s “Anchor It!” campaign since it was launched.

10 Years Later, AICO CEO Honored for Generosity That Has Saved Countless Lives  - 6/24/2019

Since it opened a decade ago, The Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center at City of Hope has enabled nearly 170,000 donors to give blood products.

Wayfair Launches Hashtag Home Collection  - 6/21/2019

The new Wayfair collection of fun, trend-forward furniture and décor that injects vibrant style into any space.

Luxury Consumers Are Suffering from Burnout  - 6/21/2019

But luxury brands keep stoking the fire that caused it.

Englander Promotes Kinsley to CEO  - 6/21/2019

Kinsley takes over the top post following the retirement of Kevin Toman who served as CEO since 2012.

Stylus Announces New Introductions for Las Vegas Market  - 6/21/2019

New introductions include 7 new made to order collections, 63 new custom cover selections, 5 new in-stock accent chair collections and more.

MicroD Announces First User Conference for 2020  - 6/21/2019

Named the DRIVE Conference, the pre-market event will offer attendees a clear vision of the industry’s future, omnichannel commerce trends, and best practices about using web technology.

Growth Across Atlanta Gift Collection for July 2019 Market  - 6/21/2019

The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market grows with 83 new, expanded, relocated and renewed showrooms.

Craftmaster named Supplier of the Year by Decorating Den Interiors  - 6/21/2019

Emanuel Home Furnishings presented the Most Outstanding Service Award, Uttermost and Pro Source were presented with sales achievement awards at 50th annual International Conference and Supplier Market.

MLILY USA Names New President & Turns to Industry Veteran to Head Sales  - 6/21/2019

The mattress manufacturer promotes Stephen Chen to president, hires mattress industry veteran Alan Eisenberg to replace him as VP of Sales.

Spring Air Hires Mattress Retail Veteran for New Learning & Development Post  - 6/21/2019

Charles Torrez will be assisting reps in conducting more efficient store visits with retail partners.

Six Months Into New Lineup, King Koil Retail Partners See AUSP’s Triple  - 6/21/2019

King Koil said retail partners who have been carrying its new Intimate, Extended Life and MHybrid collections have seen average unit selling prices of its line triple in value.

Ashley Furniture Sends Local Students to National Flight Academy Program  - 6/20/2019

The week-long “deployment” is geared to inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) coursework and careers.

Sam Malouf Ranked 12th on Glassdoor’s Top CEO List  - 6/20/2019

Glassdoor’s Top CEOs in 2019 were determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees.

Corsicana Opens New Innovation Center at Dallas Headquarters  - 6/20/2019

New 8,400-square-foot facility will act as a hub for product development, as well as a site for evaluating mattress components.

Tempur Sealy Expands Global Retail Distribution Network  - 6/18/2019

Company signs new long-term supply agreements with Mattress Firm and Big Lots in the U.S. and Beter Bed Holding in Europe.

Corsicana Appoints of Two New Execs to Product Innovation Team  - 6/18/2019

David Cartlidge has been named senior product manager, while Christi Fitch has been named product manager.

Watermark Living Announces Positioning for Reduced Tariff Impact on Retail Partners  - 6/18/2019

With manufacturing split across US and southeast Asia sources, Watermark Living is able to mitigate the impact of tariffs on their retail partners.

OW Lee Introduces the New Belle Vie Aluminum Collection  - 6/18/2019

The Belle Vie Collection is a full-line collection that includes dining, deep seating and lounge options.

ASID Introduces the Advocate by Design Fund  - 6/17/2019

The (AxD) Fund seeks to change the public narrative about interior design through effective policy.

48th IHGF Delhi Fair: Autumn Edition to Bring Together 3,000+ Exhibitors  - 6/17/2019

More than 2000 products from India’s leading manufacturers for home, lifestyle, fashion & textile segments will be on display this October.

WithIt Announces New Executive Advisory Council  - 6/14/2019

Taps 9 industry leaders as inaugural council members.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #280: Make Your Sales Emails Pretty  - 6/14/2019

When writing sales emails, be sure to make it pretty.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Announces Partnership with Operation Homefront  - 6/13/2019

Through this partnership, Bob’s will Operation Homefront programs designed to help build strong, stable, and secure military families.

Danish Brand, BoConcept, Opens 300th Store  - 6/13/2019

BoConcept's 300th store is located in the heart of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Names Four New Members to the Hall of Fame  - 6/13/2019

Honorees to be inducted at October 20 celebration.

BIFMA to Launch Branded Conformance Program in 2020  - 6/13/2019

BIFMA Compliant is designed in response to industry need for clear definition of conformance for commercial furniture products entering the market.

Industry Veteran Jay Diamond Joins MicroD As Vice President of Sales  - 6/12/2019

Prior to joining MicroD, Diamond held the position of Vice President of Sales at Netsertive, a North Carolina-based digital advertising company.

Jerome’s Furniture Launches Urban Outlet Line  - 6/12/2019

Department caters to younger, more budget-conscious shoppers.

Wayfair to Unveil New Pop-Up Experience in Four Locations  - 6/12/2019

E-commerce company to launch Wayfair Decor & Inspiration Shops in Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia this Summer.

Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting Examines Industry Issues, Showcases New Programs  - 6/12/2019

Association unveils new website; Mike Webb recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award.

HPMA Accepting Submissions for Fall Market 2019 Design Bloggers Tour  - 6/12/2019

The High Point Market Design Bloggers Tour will bring a group of 10 leading design bloggers to High Point Market for 2 full days of tours in sponsoring showrooms.

Pavilions at Las Vegas Market Showcase New and Returning Lines  - 6/12/2019

500+ Temporary Gift and Home Collections Confirmed for Summer Market.

Surya to Open Third Luxury To-The-Trade Showroom This Summer  - 6/12/2019

After a highly successful Chicago showroom launch the premier accessories brand sets its sights on Boston.

Ashley Furniture to Open Permanent Showroom in Chicago Merchandise Mart  - 6/12/2019

The new space will debut for ICFA Preview Show in July.

OMI Expands OEM Services, Designer Partnerships and Retail Reach Under New Leadership  - 6/11/2019

Founder, Chairman Walt Bader announces retirement.

American Society of Interior Designers Relaunches ASID Academy  - 6/11/2019

The Society’s online education platform has been enhanced with updated content and user-friendly design.

Elements International Acquires Style-Line Furniture  - 6/11/2019

The newly acquired Style-Line Furniture operates out of a 350,000 square foot facility in Mississippi, providing stationary upholstery to several top 100 retailers.

Success Secret #2 From Furniture Training Company: The Demonstration  - 6/11/2019

One of the most overlooked and important elements of the coaching process is showing how something should be accomplished.

Diamond Mattress Now Delivering G.I.F.T. and Rally Collections  - 6/10/2019

New branded collections to make big impact at retail with marketing and education tools.

Jordan’s Furniture Partners With Cradles to Crayons Once Again to Help Local Children Get Ready for School  - 6/10/2019

From now until August 18, all Jordan’s Furniture store locations will collect donations of new used children's clothing and shoes in support of Cradles to Crayons’ Ready for School program.

OW Lee Introduces The Marin Collection  - 6/10/2019

Marin is an aluminum collection that will be available for the 2019/20 season.

Malouf Introduces New Features on Adjustable Base App  - 6/10/2019

New features allow users to manage multiple bed bases from a single mobile device, adds Siri Shortcuts.

ASID Expands Industry Partnerships Team With Three New Members  - 6/7/2019

Joyce O’Brien, Jon Strassner, and Cara Mitchell will assist in developing relationships across the design industry.

From Pricier Kitchens to the Connected Home: Top Remodeling Trends According to Houzz  - 6/7/2019

With more than a quarter of homeowners remodeling their kitchens, the room continues to reign in both median renovation spend ($14,000, up 27% in 2018) and popularity (28%), according to the eighth annual Houzz & Home survey.

H Contract Expands Seating Line & Dining Chair Program Aimed at Influx of Baby Boomers  - 6/7/2019

Updated designs will make their debut at NeoCon.

Tangier Collection Receives 2019 ADEX Platinum Award  - 6/5/2019

Century Furniture and long-time collaborating designer Richard Frinier were the recipients of a 2019 ADEX Platinum Award for their newest collection together, Tangier.

Gilles Pelletier Named President and CEO of The Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association and the Canadian Furniture Show  - 6/5/2019

As an executive manager with a strong expertise in the furniture industry, Mr. Pelletier has demonstrated organisational, strategic planning and sales management skills.

Home Furnishings Association to Host Insights into Leadership and Teamwork Event  - 6/5/2019

The event, held in Cleveland, Ohio August 14-15, will include workshops and other activities designed to help furniture retail store owners and managers lead their businesses more effectively.

Las Vegas Market Announces Lineup of Seminars and Events for Summer Market  - 6/5/2019

Programming includes trend forecasts, CEU-accredited seminars and industry celebrations.

HPMA Releases the High Point Market Style Report for Summer/Fall 2019  - 6/5/2019

The 37-page report was developed by eight home fashion gurus, all part of the HPMA’s 2019 Style Spotters team.

Vitra Appoints New President, North America  - 6/5/2019

Melissa Shelton will be overseeing all business across the Swiss design manufacturer's North American home, office & retail sectors.

MLILY Shifts Production, South Carolina Plant Nears Completion  - 6/5/2019

The strategic move has the company poised for a significant uptick in U.S. business in the wake of recently-enacted tariffs and anti-dumping duties on Chinese-made goods.

New York Passes Furniture Stability Law  - 6/5/2019

Legislation prohibits New York retailers from selling bedroom furniture that fails to comply with the voluntary furniture stability standard.

Decorating Den Interiors announces Franchise Owner of the Year  - 6/5/2019

Company also announces other top business awards at 50th anniversary conference.

ART Announces Perks Deals Available at Summer Markets  - 6/5/2019

Formerly known as the ART Card Program, ART Perks provides retailer and interior designer members with savings while they shop manufacturer member showrooms during markets.

Ashley for the Arts Brings Thousands to Western Wisconsin for a Good Cause  - 6/5/2019

Three-day charity event featuring Lady Antebellum, 3 Doors Down, Brothers Osborne, 38 Special & more.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 6/4/2019

Consumers are getting mixed messages with the China trade talks negatively affecting the stock market and the good news from consumer confidence and employment data.

Anticipation Runs High for Upcoming CIFF Shanghai 2019  - 6/4/2019

Expectations are high for the upcoming 44th edition of CIFF after the last exhibition saw a 37% increase in attendance.

Success Secret #1 From Furniture Training Company: Role Play  - 6/4/2019

Role playing may be the easiest and most effective way to help your salespeople make sales improvements.

Milliken Specialty Interiors to Highlight Partnership with The Love Quilt Project At Showtime  - 6/4/2019

Showroom will feature non-profit’s quilts made from Breathe by Milliken fabric.

Art Van Furniture and Tempur Sealy Donate $300,000 in Mattresses to Metro Detroit Flood Victims  - 6/4/2019

400 Dearborn Heights and Detroit residents received free mattresses on June 1.

OW Lee Lee Introduces Destinations Stock Fabric Collection  - 6/4/2019

37 Sunbrella Select fabrics, inspired by the rich colors and vibrant patterns of world cultures, make up the Destinations collection.

Hickory Springs Increases Foam Fabrication Production at 3 Plants in Southern U.S.  - 6/4/2019

As a result of this move, its Cleveland, Tennessee factory will close.

Eclipse Teams With Chinese Licensee to Open 1,000 Ernest Hemingway Mattress Stores Across China  - 6/4/2019

Shenzhen Huasheng Home Furnishing Group Co., Ltd., plans to open approximately 250 of the stores within next year, with the remainder built out over the next five years.

Nationwide Marketing Group Supported Main Street Contest Announces Winner  - 6/3/2019

$25K “America’s Main Streets” cash prize goes to Wellington, Ohio.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates $72,000 to Special Olympics  - 6/1/2019

Funds raised as part of the company’s first quarter “Café Collections for a Cause”.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #279: Web Writing Projects and Circling Your Prey  - 5/31/2019

It’s natural to procrastinate before tackling a web writing project; it may even be helpful.

Style and Innovation Steal the Spotlight at the 47th Canadian Furniture Show  - 5/31/2019

The 47th edition of the Canadian Furniture Show wrapped up on Sunday after three days of activities that brought together the major players in the furniture industry.

Boyd Specialty Sleep Introduces Nautica Home Mattresses  - 5/31/2019

The collection of mattresses includes five bed- a-box models ranging in height from 10 to 14 inches with an expected retail price range of $599 to $1499.

Furniture, Gift, and Home Veteran, Joins Digital Agency Whereoware’s Executive Team  - 5/30/2019

Randi Mohr has been named Vice President of Customer Success and Marketing.

Las Vegas Market Hosts Business Growth Webinar Series for Exhibitors  - 5/30/2019

Four-part ‘Third Growth Option’ webinar teaches exhibitors to grow revenue faster and with less risk.

Art Van Furniture Extends Employee Pricing to St. Louis, Missouri, Residents Hit Hard by Recent Flooding  - 5/30/2019

Retailer’s emergency disaster relief program to help families replace furniture, mattresses.

Hudson Valley Lighting Group Makes West Coast Debut at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market  - 5/30/2019

23,000-Square-foot showroom to feature fixed wire and portable lighting lines.

Best Home Furnishings Launches New Mobile Retail App  - 5/30/2019

App will help dealers simplify the customization process for consumers.

Recap: interzum 2019, the Trade Fair for Furniture Production and Interior Design Held in Cologne  - 5/29/2019

74,000 trade visitors had access to 1,805 exhibitors from 60 countries across an exhibition area covering over 2 million square feet.

Jordan’s Furniture announces Portland, Maine Store  - 5/28/2019

The company’s seventh store, slated to open in Spring of 2020, will be the largest furniture store in Maine with over 120,000 square feet of showroom.

Willis Furniture & Mattress Taps Knorr Marketing as Agency  - 5/28/2019

For over 30 years Knorr has been focused on building stronger brands, increasing qualified traffic and increasing the bottom line for independent Home Furnishing Retailers.

Glen Dimplex Americas Introduces C3 Brand  - 5/28/2019

C3’s line of home décor pieces include transitional mantels, functional TV/multi-media stands and elegant wall-mounted fireplaces.

Dates Announced for 13th Annual Midwest Furniture Show  - 5/27/2019

13th Annual show to be held September 17th, 18th and 19th, 2019 in Niles IL.

Jaipur Living Announces 2019 Summer Market Introductions  - 5/27/2019

They'll be introducing more than a dozen new rugs at market -- including a serene artisan-made addition to the popular Salinas collection.

IMC Hires New Chief Technology Officer  - 5/24/2019

Former Hilton Worldwide VP Shannon Knox joins IMC Executive Leadership Team

Sunbrella Unveils New Headquarters Designed by Tsao & McKown  - 5/24/2019

Renovation of Sunbrella’s original 1800s mill into a contemporary workspace called Sunbrella HQ preserves company’s history.

Pleasant Mattress Installs New Mattresses in 3 Non-Profit Homes  - 5/24/2019

Independent mattress producer will provide new mattresses for the three transitional living homes operated by Fresno-based Centers for Living.

Art Van Furniture Announces Rochester Hills Grand Opening  - 5/24/2019

The Rochester Hills Grand Opening will include disney world trip for four contest, room makeover and more.

Brown Jordan Mentors Students at Savannah College of Art and Design  - 5/24/2019

Within a 10-week quarter in collaboration with Brown Jordan, the students were tasked with researching, designing and building a collection of outdoor furniture.

Whitewood Industries Makes Leadership Changes  - 5/24/2019

Bryan Sprinkles of John Thomas Furniture and Chris Morris of Custom Contract Furniture have both been promoted to Vice-President Sales and Marketing.

imm cologne to Continue Interior Design Days Shanghai in 2019  - 5/24/2019

As the Chinese offshoot of imm cologne, idd shanghai 2019 will be hosted from November 20 to 22, 2019 in Shanghai.

Dow to Launch of First Sleepstudio in North America  - 5/24/2019

The Lake Jackson, Texas studio is the Company's second SleepStudio location worldwide after the first was established in Horgen, Switzerland late last year.

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market to Present Global Artisan Showcase  - 5/24/2019

International Folk Art Market|Collection returns June 19-23.

Indiana Furniture Recognized for Workplace Safety  - 5/24/2019

Company Achieves Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (INSHARP) recertification for its Flat Line Assembly plant, located in Jasper, Indiana.

Manwah Holdings Limited Announces Full Year Results Ending March 31st, 2019  - 5/24/2019

Manwah holdings posted an increase of 12.3% in revenues for the year, with net profits seeing a decline of 11.2% and a Net Margin decrease of 3.2 points as compared to the full year 2018.

The Art Shoppe Announces Store-Closing Sale at Its Furniture Showroom in Toronto  - 5/24/2019

Founded in 1936, the ownership team of the international retailer mulls go-forward strategies for beloved brand.

HFA Urges Congress to End Partisan Gridlock and Enact Tax Correction  - 5/24/2019

The Restoring Investment in Improvements Act corrects an error in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which inadvertently reversed an accelerated depreciation allowance for improvements made to retail business property.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore Opens New Store in Mexicali, Mexico  - 5/24/2019

Mexicali shares the border with Calexico, California, and is now the 14th Ashley Furniture HomeStores operating in Mexico.

Ivy Introduces Room Boards, Streamlining the Pitch and Product Selection Process for Designers  - 5/22/2019

Business management software for designers launches tool for early, conceptual project stages.

Podium Expands Interaction Management Platform with Launch of Teamchat  - 5/21/2019

The new communication solution will help local businesses centralize company interactions and allow employees to conveniently collaborate internally.

Dallas Market Center Announces Details for Upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market  - 5/21/2019

The summer edition (running June 9-25) included new exhibitors, one-of-a-kind products, thought leaders, and the latest trends.

The 2019 Canadian Furniture Show Begins This Friday  - 5/21/2019

This year is the 47th edition of the event, which runs Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26, 2019 at The International Centre, in Toronto.

Malouf to Unveil New Showroom at High Point Market  - 5/20/2019

The new 10,000-square-foot showroom at Market on Green, Suite 100 will showcase the company’s upcoming product releases.

Expanded Home Décor Offerings on Tap for Las Vegas Market  - 5/20/2019

33 New, expanding and relocating showrooms, temporary exhibitors confirmed for Summer Market.

ISPA Releases Its 2018 Mattress Industry Trends Report  - 5/20/2019

The 2018 Report now includes combined U.S. market data for mattresses and foundations that are both produced in the United States and imported.

Winning Website Tip #8 From PERQ: Are You Letting Your Home Furnishings Business Run You?  - 5/20/2019

Focusing on the customers you can’t actually see is a crucial areas that may be hard to prioritize.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Highlights Partnership With Blue Bell Mattress in Latest TV Commercial  - 5/19/2019

The ad showcases Blue Bell employees manufacturing the retailer’s best-selling Synergy mattress.

Corsicana Makes New Products Available for Immediate Shipment  - 5/17/2019

Mattress manufacturer says all new products will be available for immediate delivery, shaving weeks off industry practice.

Dallas Market Center Launches New Lifestyle Campaign  - 5/17/2019

The campaign’s debut is supported by Dallas Market Center’s new tagline: Inspiration Starts Here.

Jordan’s Annual Walk/Run for Adoption Helps Local Children Find Adoptive Homes  - 5/17/2019

10th Annual Walk/Run for Adoption is on Sunday, May 19 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at its Taunton location.

Saatva Unveils New Saatva HD Mattress  - 5/17/2019

First-of-its-kind mattress meets specific needs of bigger bodies with exceptional durability and supportive design.

Atlanta Attachment to Unveil Productivity-Boosting Workstations at Interzum  - 5/17/2019

Atlanta Attachment Company to unveil the pair of work stations at this month’s Interzum furniture production and interior design trade fair.

STORIS Releases eSTORIS 41.5  - 5/16/2019

The newest update to the eCommerce Platform allows retailers to increase their average online order value through non-inventory SKUs such as product warranties and protection plans.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Named to Fortune 500 List  - 5/16/2019

Company named to the Fortune 500 list for the seventh consecutive year, moving up 41 positions to 354.

Universal Furniture Announces Collaboration with Miranda Kerr  - 5/16/2019

New collection to debut at Fall High Point Market.

Las Vegas Market Expands Furniture Resources  - 5/16/2019

Leading lines expanding, relocating and renewing showrooms for Summer Market.

Reverie Promotes Chelsi Mikowski to New Marketing Post  - 5/15/2019

In her new position as product marketing manager, Mikowski will be creating content that promotes the features and benefits of Reverie’s product portfolio.

Furniture Fair to Open 11th Store This Fall  - 5/15/2019

The 56 year old family owned and operated furniture & mattress store will be adding its 11th store and second location to the Dayton market in the fall of 2019.

High Point Market Authority Accepting Submissions for the 2020 Style Spotters Team  - 5/15/2019

A new Style Spotters team is selected each calendar year from amongst today’s most popular designers and industry influencers.

Walters Furniture Collaborates with Avenue Interior Design for Avenue Sofa  - 5/15/2019

The Avenue Sofa is an impactful, flexible lounge seating option that can transform to meet ever fluctuating demands.

Raffel Systems Donates Heated Pet Beds to Local Animal Shelters  - 5/15/2019

The shelters, serving Waukesha and Washington and Ozaukee Counties in Wisconsin, connect animals with new homes, offer training classes, rehabilitation services, and more.

American Silk Mills to Debut Three New Collections at Showtime Market  - 5/15/2019

EnduroSilk, Pattern Play and Essentials showcase the synergies between American Silk Mills and parent company Sutlej Textiles and Industries Limited.

Latexco US receives FSC certification  - 5/14/2019

Producer of latex and polyurethane foam grows its green story, remains focused on sustainable manufacturing.

Four Demographic Trends Determining Retailers' Future  - 5/14/2019

Everybody in retail knows that their success depends on understanding the customer, and understanding the customer starts with understanding their demographics.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #278: Friendly and Helpful After-Purchase Emails to Customers  - 5/14/2019

Make your customer follow up emails friendly and genuinely helpful.

Sustainable Furnishings Council and Interior Design Society announce winner of #GetYourGreenOn Sustainable Design Award  - 5/14/2019

Sheree Vincent of Fusion Designed, LLC wins #GetYourGreenOn, the sustainable design award sponsored by SFC .

Currey & Company Names Jenny Heinzen York Director of Marketing  - 5/14/2019

Jenny brings more than 20 years’ experience in the home furnishings industry.

Malouf Adds Former Big Box Buyer to Sales Team  - 5/14/2019

With over 25 years of sales and buying experience, Jim Fife has worked as a merchandise planner, founder, senior buyer, owner, COO, president, and CEO.

Interior Design Society announces Designer of the Year Award Recipients  - 5/13/2019

Members and guests gathered on Saturday, May 4th, in Palm Springs, California to honor the winners of the 2018-2019 Designer of the Year Awards.

House and Senate Introduce ‘SOFFA’ … Again  - 5/13/2019

AHFA-Backed upholstered furniture flammability legislation would mandate cpsc adoption of california’s longtime flammability standard.

Registration Now Open for WithIt’s 2019 Professional Women’s Conference, “Igniting Leadership”  - 5/13/2019

Key Topics include Leadership, Retail, Professional & Personal Development.

Helms to Lead Sales and Business Development Team at Myriad  - 5/13/2019

Dana Helms will be responsible for the sales, business development and introduction of new products for retailers, vendors and manufacturers.

Sunnyland Patio Furniture Is Now Sunnyland Outdoor Living  - 5/10/2019

The company has transitioned to a new logo, new branding and added a new location in Frisco, Texas.

Nourison Donates Area Rugs and Home Accents to Five Design on a Dime Vignettes  - 5/10/2019

The five vignettes for Housing Works’ 15th annual Design on a Dime benefit include Bailey Li Interiors, Beth Diana Smith Interior Design, Elissa Grayer Interior Design, Francis Interiors, and Saudah Saleem Interiors.

New Jersey Chapter of ASID to Announce Design Excellence Award Winners in June  - 5/10/2019

The results of the competition will be revealed at a dinner and gala at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ on June 19th.

Roche Bobois Opens Second Showroom on Manhattan’s Upper East Side  - 5/10/2019

Situated in the heart of Manhattan’s premier shopping destination, the 5,380-square-foot space will showcase Roche Bobois’ latest Spring/Summer introductions.

AHFA Presents “Charting a New Course” Logistics Conference  - 5/10/2019

Specialized furniture carriers and furniture shippers association collaborate on program.

ICFA Calls for Design Excellence Entries  - 5/10/2019

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Design Excellence Awards, the premier design recognition for home furnishings and accessories produced for outdoor living.

J.B. Hunt Announces 360box  - 5/10/2019

360box is a new trailer pool and drop-and-hook service.

PureCare Elements Sheets Earn Women’s Choice Award  - 5/10/2019

All WCA products are audited every two years via an independent survey of female consumers who are verified to have purchased PureCare’s products.

Eclipse International Unveils Van Vorst Models; Larger Rollout Set for Summer  - 5/10/2019

The company will be expanding the three-model lineup with a larger brand presentation this summer in Las Vegas.

Indiana Furniture and Edge Design Announce Strategic Partnership  - 5/10/2019

The companies will collaborate to deliver seating solutions that flex the design and function of working spaces.

SwanFRS Recaps High Point Showing  - 5/9/2019

The retail software provider will also be showing at the Las Vegas Market, July 28th to August 1st.

Metropolitan Furniture Closes After 73 Years in Houston  - 5/9/2019

Family business founded in 1946 to liquidate all furniture and accessories at its last-remaining store.

Art Van Furniture Debuts New ArtVantage Signature Credit Card  - 5/9/2019

First-time loyalty program includes free delivery options, complimentary design services, special discounts and financing perks.

660 Enter Durham Furniture’s First Social Media Contest  - 5/9/2019

Ongoing 120th anniversary initiatives target new audiences.

HSM Celebrates 75th Anniversary  - 5/8/2019

Anniversary initiatives honor its heritage, loyal partners & associates.

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard  - 5/8/2019

In spite of a very good market from a feel-good standpoint, orders have not picked up that much since Market.

AHFA Solution Partners Division Awards 10 Scholarships  - 5/7/2019

Awards $25,000 in scholarships to the children of home furnishings industry workers.

Ashley Furniture Donates Over $25,000 in First Year Partnership with SkillsUSA  - 5/7/2019

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

Harry L. Gilmore Passes Away  - 5/7/2019

The WWII Vet and founder of Banker & Brisebois Co dies at 96.

Lectra Partners With CCC&TI to Launch the Furniture Factory Lab  - 5/6/2019

The Furniture Lab is an workforce program that will prepare CCC&TI students for the next generation of furniture manufacturing.

Malouf Expands Container Direct Programs for Retail Partners  - 5/6/2019

Shipping mixed containers directly to warehouses can cut costs for retail partners.

Serta Debuts Mother's Day Promotion: Your Baby is the Coupon  - 5/6/2019

Bring in your baby to a participating retailer from May 6th to May 20th and receive a discount on a new Serta mattress or a free gift with purchase.

Gift Resources Expand at Las Vegas Market  - 5/6/2019

Fourteen new, expanding and renewing suppliers confirmed for Summer 2019.

Connie Post’s Personal Trial Inspires A Portrait of Hope  - 5/6/2019

"Pink Peony" rug manufactured by Rizzy Home was introduced in late 2018 at the Las Vegas Home Furnishings Market and is endorsed by City of Hope for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Serta Simmons Bedding Opens North American Headquarters  - 5/6/2019

Mattress manufacturer officially opened its new headquarters in Doraville, Georgia at the new Assembly Yards development on May 3rd.

IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces Professional Grants for 2019  - 5/6/2019

The International Furnishings and Design Association recently announced that applications will be accepted between June 1 and June 30, 2019, for 11 professional grants.

International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) Issues Call for Competition Entry  - 5/3/2019

This year, the competition will offer opportunity in the Occasional Table, Dining, Bedroom, Leather and Stationary Upholstery categories to enter at multiple price point levels.

Diamond Mattress Acquires Royal Sleep  - 5/3/2019

Fort Worth, Texas-based production and shipping location are part of Diamond’s growth strategy.

OW Lee Wins Three Platinum and One Gold ADEX Awards  - 5/3/2019

The four award-winning products include the Studio Daybed, Studio Lounge Chair, and the Basso Fire Pit, all earning the Platinum distinction with the Forma Fire Pit earning Gold.

Moore & Giles Introduces New Spring Collections  - 5/3/2019

The company welcomes Valencia, a luxurious new suede to its library, as well as introduces the addition of new colors to the best-selling Notting Hill and Mont Blanc collections.

Liquidation Firms Do Much More Than Help Bankrupt Retailers Exit the Market, Writes Tiger Group Expert  - 5/3/2019

In ‘Liquidation 101’ column for Fashion Mannuscript newsletter, Bradley W. Snyder explains diverse skillsets of top asset-disposition, appraisal and advisory firms.

Art Van Furniture Extends Employee Pricing to Metro Detroit Residents Hit Hard by This Week’s Flooding  - 5/2/2019

Retailer’s emergency flood relief program to help families replace furniture, mattresses.

ZUO Adds hundreds of New Styles for the HD Expo  - 5/2/2019

ZUO also announced the debut of The Live Broadcast Networks new show "Hospitality Design Insider".

Decorating Den Interiors Celebrates 50 Years  - 5/2/2019

Franchise owners, design professionals and home furnishings company representatives from across the U.S. and Canada will converge on Paris, Las Vegas beginning Monday, May 13

Furniture First Adds New Members, Prepares for Annual Symposium  - 5/2/2019

Key Home Furnishings in Oregon, Quarles Furniture in Missouri, and Groen’s Fine Furniture in Indiana were approved in April.

Alex Reeves Joins Sam Moore Furniture as President  - 5/1/2019

Reeves had served since 2008 as Senior Vice President of Sales and Merchandising for Craftmaster Furniture

J.B. Hunt Adds First Enterprise Sales Office in Mexico  - 5/1/2019

Its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Mexico, S.C., has opened an enterprise sales branch in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico, the first such office in the country for J.B. Hunt.

Study Finds People Want More Variety Later in the Day  - 4/30/2019

How much variety we want varies by the time of day, according to new research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Innovation in Color: A New Approach to Building Your Palette  - 4/30/2019

Love Good Color workshop to expand the way the team thinks about and approaches color to develop and deliver the best fabric options.

UBS Predicts 75,000 Stores Will Close By 2026  - 4/29/2019

Clothing stores will take the biggest hit. What about home furnishings?

IMC Announces Market Dates Through 2023 for Atlanta and Las Vegas  - 4/29/2019

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Las Vegas Market both run semi-annually in January and July.

Marketing to Millennials: Insights Marketers Need to Know  - 4/29/2019

1,140 Americans were surveyed about their online media habits and sentiment towards online advertising.

David Blair Elected to The Bienenstock Furniture Library Board  - 4/29/2019

With more than 20 years of brand development experience he will help to energize the mission of promoting the library for research, design and collaboration.

3 Must-Send Emails to Increase Engagement and Order Frequency  - 4/29/2019

As more of your customers browse and buy online, email is a low-cost and effective channel to engage customers throughout the year.

King Koil Continuing to Expand Business in California With Addition of 71 Retail Doors  - 4/29/2019

The company continues to expand its footprint with independent, regional partners as it ramps up production at its Phoenix-area factory.

Indiana Furniture Enhances Surface Materials Program  - 4/28/2019

Customers will find new additions to veneers, laminates, and acoustical panels, as well as increased ability to coordinate colors across various types of materials.

Lamps Plus Unveils Brand Ambassadors  - 4/28/2019

The lighting and home furnishings retailer’s program highlights experts with varying design styles representing the broad spectrum of customer preferences.

Las Vegas Market Opens Submissions for FIRST LOOK Program  - 4/26/2019

Market exhibitors can submit new products through May 15.

Shifman Honors Sales Excellence for 17 Consecutive Years  - 4/26/2019

Luxury mattress leader awards industry veteran Dave Trillet as Salesperson of the Year.

Malouf Releases Technical Support Videos for Adjustable Bed Bases  - 4/26/2019

Visitors can access these new videos by selecting the Malouf Service playlist on the company’s YouTube channel.

Ergomotion Promotes 2 to New Leadership Posts in Operations and Customer Relations  - 4/26/2019

Shae Gentry becomes head of operations and logistics, and Kyle Muench is now relationship executive.

Spring Air Partners With Retail Buying Group Furniture First  - 4/26/2019

Bedding supplier has been approved by the Furniture First Board of Directors as an Approved Supplier Partner for the national buying group’s 223 retail members.

Posh+Lavish Introduces Split Head Queen, King and Cal King Mattresses  - 4/26/2019

Company is making split head option available in 24 different mattress models and 8 different topper models.

Eclipse International Flagship Factory Goes Green  - 4/26/2019

Completes effort to recycle 100% of waste from mattress production.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Continues Expansion Into New Markets Throughout 2019  - 4/26/2019

Furniture retailer opens seven new stores in Q1, with more to come.

Rep. Schakowsky Introduces Sturdy Act  - 4/26/2019

The Bill would require CPSC to adopt a mandatory furniture stability standard.

Metropolitan Warehouse & Delivery Announces Self Service Delivery Management Platform  - 4/26/2019

New platform keeps retailers and customers fully engaged from dispatch all the way through to the final white glove home delivery.

IDS Members Nominate Jaipur Living for Vendor Award  - 4/25/2019

The winner of this year’s IDS Designer’s Choice Vendor Award will be announced Saturday, May 4th during the Designer of the Year Awards Gala.

Online Retailer Coddle Reports 35 Percent Month-Over-Month Revenue Growth  - 4/25/2019

The brand’s new website also launches a new consumer platform.

Art Van Furniture Names Mark Censoprano Chief Marketing Officer  - 4/25/2019

Censoprano most recently served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Signet Jewelers, Inc. in Akron, Ohio.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services recognizes 53 Drivers for Safely Driving Two Million-Plus Miles  - 4/25/2019

J.B. Hunt awarded $750,000 in safe driver bonuses, with each driver earning an amount based on their total miles achieved.

Ashley Furniture Industries Invests in Solar Energy  - 4/24/2019

Ashley has selected ten of its largest U.S. facilities to receive solar installations this year as part of the first phase of the initiative.

Amzak International Sample Chosen as North American Sales Office for TECNIcart  - 4/24/2019

New technology has the potential to change the way expensive sample books are produced.

Amzak Introduces Technology To Replace Sample Books, Color Cards & Product Decks  - 4/24/2019

Process reduces manufacturing and delivery time, plus lowers costs.

Castelle Contract To Debut At Spring 2019 HD Expo  - 4/24/2019

During the contract and hospitality expo, Castelle Contract will debut its recently introduced outdoor furnishing collaborations with designers Barclay Butera, Patina Vie and Biltmore.

Corsicana Mattress Reaches Unit Milestone  - 4/22/2019

The company recently shipped its 100 millionth unit produced since the company opened for business.

Doug Culmone Promoted to President of STORIS  - 4/22/2019

As COO, Doug oversees the operations of the STORIS business and is responsible for the performance and development of employees.

Bogie with Wogie Charity Golf Tournament  - 4/21/2019

HFA's Bogie with Wogie Charity Golf Tournament will tee off June 10 at Reunion Golf Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.

Malouf Display Wins Award for Best Experiential Campaign  - 4/21/2019

The 2019 Marky Award for Experiential Campaign is given to a marketing campaign that utilizes in-person marketing approaches to directly engage customers.

Registration Opens for CEO Summit at Summer Las Vegas Market  - 4/21/2019

Ten Sponsors Confirmed for Home & Gift Executive-Level Conference

City Furniture Pledges to Become Carbon Neutral  - 4/21/2019

Urges regional companies to take a key role in creating a greener future.

Online Retailer Saatva Introduces Solaire Precision Air Mattress  - 4/21/2019

Saatva becomes first online mattress company to offer the full range of products typically available at retail stores: innerspring, memory foam, latex and precision air.

Bob's Discount Furniture Partners With Fortiva Retail Credit  - 4/19/2019

The new partnership optimizes Bob’s Discount Furniture’s finance offerings and empowers consumers across the country to take advantage of Fortiva Retail Credit’s second look credit solutions.

India’s Largest Mattress Manufacturer & Retailer Joins Spring Air  - 4/19/2019

With new licensee, Spring Air will now be available in nearly 9,000 retail outlets throughout India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh.

Bruno J. Castellano Passes at 88  - 4/18/2019

In 1950, he founded Castle Decorators, Newark, NJ which evolved into Castleton Furniture and Design, eventually moving to Bloomfield, NJ in 1976.

Gold Bond Boosts Foam Quality Throughout Product Line  - 4/17/2019

The upgraded foam replaces foam with a density of 1.5 pounds per cubic foot that the company had been using for many years.

Ergomotion Rolls Out After-Market Wi-Fi-enabled Device  - 4/17/2019

The device makes the convenience of voice activation available to early adopters of adjustable sleep.

National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo Unveils a Program for 2019  - 4/17/2019

Premier ergonomics event will showcase four keynotes plus over 50 solution driven sessions.

Brazilian Designers To Participate in ICFF New York  - 4/17/2019

From May 19th to 21st, Raiz Project, a globalization project focusing on Brazilian designers, will promote an exhibition of 19 prominent studios.

Schneider Optimizes Assets and Middle Mile Capabilities for First to Final Mile Service Offering  - 4/17/2019

Company says enhanced network will gain strength, efficiency from the transportation provider’s broad portfolio of services.

Sneak Peek of New IKEA Planning Studio in Manhattan  - 4/17/2019

Co-created with New-Yorkers, the Planning Studio delivers a new IKEA experience that is more accessible and tailored to meet the home furnishing needs of city residents.

Las Vegas Market Sets Panelists for Signature‘Ahead of the Curve’ Program  - 4/17/2019

Luxe Interiors + Design returns as sponsor and program moderator.

imm cologne Announces New Areas of Focus for 2020  - 4/17/2019

Simplified "Pure" and "Home" categories offers exhibitors and visitors even better orientation.

Mathis Brothers Furniture and BEDGEAR Partner Up for the 2019 Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon  - 4/17/2019

An interactive booth at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon’s Health and Fitness EXPO will emphasize the importance of personalization in sleep.

IFDA NY Hosts "Get Your Dream Job” Event  - 4/17/2019

Event will be held, Tuesday, April 23 at New York Design Center at 200 Lexington Avenue.

Survey: Outdoor Lifestyle is a Priority for Households in 2019  - 4/16/2019

Midcentury modern, fire elements and fun finishes top today’s outdoor furnishing trends.

Mathis Brothers Furniture to Open First Orange County Location at The Market Place  - 4/15/2019

New 160,000 square foot retail location is set to open in Spring 2020 in The Market Place, one of Southern California’s most popular shopping destinations.

Easy Furniture Web Tip #277: The See-Touch Advantages of Your Brick and Mortar Store  - 4/15/2019

Promote the see-touch advantages of shopping in your brick and mortar store.

Furniture First Expands Board, Announces New Board Members  - 4/15/2019

At the recently held annual business meeting, they introduced three new board members, as well as the new executive committee of the board.

IMC Announces Five Best Booth Winners at Spring High Point Market  - 4/12/2019

Barloga Studios, Creative Cables, Michel Ferrand, Objet De Curiosite, and Revelation Culture have been named Best Booth winners.

AHFA Solution Partners Division Adds Two More Awards to 2020 Scholarship Program  - 4/12/2019

This year the number of $2,500 awards was increased from eight to 10; next year the group will begin awarding 12 scholarships annually.

Craftmaster Announces Representative of the Year  - 4/12/2019

Steve Davis was named 2018 Craftmaster Representative of the Year.

Spectra Home's High Point Introductions  - 4/12/2019

Spectra Home takes aim at power motion and a selection of entry-level goods targeting Millennial consumers.

Nourison Hospitality Appoints Hospitality Sales Manager / Southwest  - 4/12/2019

Sue Hepler's responsibilities will include business development with A&D firms, hotel owning groups and end-users along with a focus on hospitality procurement firms.

Malouf Launches New Media Resources Section on the Wholesale Resource Center  - 4/12/2019

Wholesale accounts now have quicker and easier access to more than 1,000 media assets for online use and advertising efforts.

IFFS 2019 Recap: A New Successful Transformation Begins  - 4/12/2019

A new theme in new venue offers a new experience.

Nationwide Becomes Flagship Sponsor As Dos Marcos Podcast  - 4/12/2019

Launched in 2014, the podcast focuses on the mattress industry, sleep shops, retail and marketing.

City of Hope Spirit of Life Award Dinner Raises Over $1.5 Million for Cancer and Diabetes Research  - 4/12/2019

Over 1,000 guests gathered to honor Larry Klaben, Surya Tiwari, Satya Tiwari, Irv Blumkin and family.

American Leather Recognizes Newest Sales Representative as Brand Ambassador of the Year  - 4/12/2019

Tom Hall, American Leather’s sales representative in Michigan, Western Pennsylvania and Ohio was the recipient of the company’s 2018 Brand Ambassador of the Year Award.

Serta Simmons Bedding Announces CEO Transition  - 4/12/2019

Michael Traub to Leave SSB, Executive Chairman Dave Swift to Assume CEO Role.

Registration Opens for Summer 2019 Las Vegas