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Abbyson to Debut New Flagship Showroom at Spring 2019 High Point Market

Published: 2/22/2019
New collections, state-of-the-art design center and full-service restaurant and wine bar highlight building debut.

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Classic Brands Unveils New 'Bed-in-Duffel' Packaging That Ditches Cardboard for a Reusable Duffel

Published: 2/22/2019
The duffel is lighter than cardboard packaging, is easier to ship, easier to handle, and can be reused by the consumer.

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A.R.T. Furniture Introduces the Bobby Berk for A.R.T. Furniture Collection

Published: 2/22/2019
New product collection and partnership with the Queer Eye star to debut at High Point Spring Market in April.

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Guest Speaker Announced for 2019 Canadian Home Furnishings Awards

Published: 2/21/2019
Mike Holden, Chief Economist for the Canadian Manufacturers' & Exporters Association, will provide you with his economic outlook.

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ASID Releases 2019 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report

Published: 2/21/2019
Annual report provides an extensive summary of the design industry and profession with vital insight on economic trends, market research, and future insights

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Visitor Registration Now Open for the 2019 Canadian Furniture Show

Published: 2/20/2019
The only national furniture show in Canada will be held from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Toronto.

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‘Showhouse in a Showroom’ Returns to Alden Parkes High Point Showroom

Published: 2/19/2019
Market event will feature the work of interior designers in the Hamilton Wrenn Design District showroom.

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AHFA Continues Promoting Stability Standard Compliance

Published: 2/19/2019
Buyers attending the pre-High Point Market event, March 4-5, are urged to look for a “WE COMPLY” tent card in any showroom offering bedroom furniture.

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Renegade Furniture Group Announces 5th Annual Furniture Conference

Published: 2/19/2019
Furniture industry networking event, titled “Furnishing the Future Conference”, to take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

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Hooker Furniture to Launch Novella Collection at April High Point Market

Published: 2/19/2019
Inspired by the luxury resorts perched upon seaside bluffs of Northern California coastline, the 47-piece collection includes bedroom, dining room, occasional and home office pieces.

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American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens Third Kansas City Location

Published: 2/19/2019
Growing retailer adds new store in Shawnee, KS

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Reverie Promotes Nick Colello to Oversee Expansion of Sales Training Program

Published: 2/19/2019
Colello joined Reverie in 2017 as a sales and support trainer and has overseen product launches and other training efforts at several major retailers.

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High Point Market Expands Style Spotters Trend Tours Program for Spring Market 2019

Published: 2/19/2019
Beginning this spring, the traditional schedule will be offered, as well as 2-hour tours on specific product categories covering 4 showrooms each.

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Outdoor & Leisure to Take Center Stage at 43rd Edition of CIFF Guangzhou 2019

Published: 2/19/2019
The Outdoor & Leisure sector will be occupying the six pavilions of the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Centre Expo, Area D of CIFF.

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Southerland Names 30-Year Industry Vet to New Executive Vice President of Sales Role

Published: 2/19/2019
Joe Paviglianti has joined independent mattress producer Southerland in the newly created position.

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Symbol Names First President’s Circle Awards Winners

Published: 2/18/2019
Four industry veterans and top sales performers for Symbol were honored: Mark Fieldstein, Cliff Fincher, Dick Mankamyer and Dallas Tennyson.

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Adam Howard Named Director of CORT Global Network

Published: 2/18/2019
With nearly a decade at CORT, Howard started his career as Assistant District General Manager in Houston.

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High Point Market and ASID Announce Design Viewpoints Series Sessions for Spring Market 2019

Published: 2/17/2019
The Design Viewpoints Series (DVS) will take place April 6-8, at the High Point Theatre.

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Posh+Lavish Awards Retail Partners

Published: 2/17/2019
Since it’s founding, Posh+Lavish has donated 25-percent of the it’s profits to CURE International, helping fund hundreds of life saving and life changing surgeries for children.

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Nationwide Offers Members Thousands in Rebates to Go Digital

Published: 2/17/2019
The program, available to every Nationwide member, offers up to $6,600 a year in cash back to members that enroll in Nationwide’s digital solution.

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IHFRA Now Taking Reservations for 2019 Furniture Industry Awards Gala

Published: 2/17/2019
IHFRA’s 2019 Furniture Industry Awards Gala (FIAG), is set for Monday, April 8th at the Sheraton Four Seasons Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C.

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MicroD Names Erika Schwing to New Position

Published: 2/17/2019
Erika Schwing was named to the role of Senior Business Development Executive after nearly 5 years in the Enterprise Accounts division.

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High Point Market Unveils Findings of 2018 Economic Impact Report

Published: 2/17/2019
A similar study done in 2013 calculated Market’s economic impact at $5.39 billion annually; the 2018 report updates that number to $6.73 billion annually.

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Global Views Announces Launch of New Company

Published: 2/17/2019
An online-only, direct-to-consumer company, William D Scott will carry original goods from brands such as Arete Collection and Emporium Home.

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King Koil Adds New Licensee in Thailand

Published: 2/17/2019
Mattress Manufacturer signs a license agreement with Bangkok-based King Koil Co., Ltd (known as King Koil Thailand) to manufacture, distribute and sell King Koil products throughout Thailand.

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Spring Air Launches New Marketing Campaign for Back Supporter Line

Published: 2/17/2019
Iconic Spring Air bear emerges from hibernation for a new campaign that touts Spring Air’s flagship Back Supporter line.

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City Furniture, Working with StrikeTru, Integrates Akeneo’s Product Information Management (PIM) Solution

Published: 2/14/2019
Furniture retailer now has complete control and visibility into how product information is aggregated and published to its e-commerce website.

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Home Renovation Professionals Cautiously Optimistic About Business in 2019, Houzz Study Finds

Published: 2/13/2019
2019 Houzz U.S. State of the Industry reports slowest growth in five years.

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BILTRITE Furniture-Leather-Mattresses Celebrates 90 Years

Published: 2/11/2019
The business was founded in 1928 by Irwin Kerns who opened a store on 3rd and Garfield to sell the custom made sofas that he built.

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Spring Air Expands Customer Service Team

Published: 2/11/2019
Theresa Martin joins the mattress manufacturer as Customer Service Specialist, and will coordinate order entry and fulfillment for the company’s national accounts.

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Malouf Named No. 3 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2018 Entrepreneur360 List

Published: 2/11/2019
Malouf was recognized as the third “Best Entrepreneurial Company in America” out of the thousands of applicable businesses—the highest ranking for any company in the West.

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Recap: The 29th Furniture Marketing Group Symposium

Published: 2/11/2019
The Symposium, attended by 350 members, vendors and other industry leaders, featured a diverse group of speakers and panels and offered opportunities for attendees to network and socialize .

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2019 Staples Workplace Survey Finds Workers Prioritize Work-Life Flexibility Over the Latest Office Design Trends — But Employers Aren’t Keeping Up

Published: 2/11/2019
Employees give workplaces a “C” grade when it comes to health and wellness; Employees will leave companies that don’t value choice, wellness and work-life integration.

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Grand Opening of Coconis Furniture/ Mattress 1st in Lancaster, Ohio

Published: 2/11/2019
The 9,000 square foot store is merchandised with a 5,000 square foot Mattress 1st Gallery featuring- Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, Tempur-Pedic and a private label brand, Mattress 1st.

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Living Spaces Helps Veterans by Donating over 200 Mattresses

Published: 2/11/2019
Twenty volunteers from various Living Spaces stores and their corporate office unloaded a delivery of over 200 mattresses for the veterans that AMVETS serves. .

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Design-Driven Home Furnishings Exhibitors Debut in InterHall for Spring High Point Market

Published: 2/11/2019
Eight New Exhibitors Join High-End Manufacturers, Suppliers and Designers

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Ashley Furniture Sponsors Robotics Programs for Local School Districts

Published: 2/11/2019
Recently, Ashley made multiple contributions totaling $45,000 to 26 participating school districts.

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IFDA's Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarships for 2019

Published: 2/11/2019
Applications will be accepted between March 1 and March 31, 2019, for nine scholarships from the Educational Foundation (EF) of IFDA.

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Bradington-Young Launches Leather Care Program

Published: 2/7/2019
New program designed to help most common leather issues faced by retailers & consumers.

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Captain Sully Sullenberger to Be Keynote Speaker at American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

Published: 2/7/2019
“Miracle on the Hudson” Captain Sully Sullenberger will headline the 2019 Induction Celebration on Oct. 20 during the Fall High Point Market.

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11th Annual Ante4Autism Event Raises New Record

Published: 2/7/2019
A record $147,187 was raised to help five Autism related charities during annual poker tournament.

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BEDGEAR Hosts Slew of New Years Health and Fitness Events

Published: 2/7/2019
BEDGEAR partnered with Nebraska Furniture Mart, Mattress Warehouse and Exclusive Furniture to extend their brand messaging and values.

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Milliken Debuts New Performance and Protective Textiles Website

Published: 2/7/2019
The website presents the Milliken textiles portfolio in a customer-centric manner for enhanced understanding.

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High Point Market Announces Business of Design Educational Series for Spring Market 2019

Published: 2/7/2019
Each session will be geared towards interior designers looking to improve business practices.

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Swan FRS Appoints Pete Morone as National Account Manager

Published: 2/7/2019
Morone has 20+ years in the retail software industry, and joins Swan FRS’s USA operations.

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Oak Furnitureland Chooses Boston Area for its First US Retail Location

Published: 2/7/2019
UK furniture retailer opens first US store following online success.

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PureCare and Index Living Mall Create Co-Branded Retail Space

Published: 2/7/2019
The retail experience at ILM’s Bangna retail center features PureCare’s technical textile-focused sleep essentials.

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John Dudash Joins Raffel Systems As CEO

Published: 2/6/2019
In his new role, Dudash is charged with broadening the 37-year-old company’s technological platform.

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Synchrony HOME Credit Card Launches

Published: 2/5/2019
The new credit card gives consumers financing options for home purchases at more than a million retail locations nationwide.

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Roche Bobois Opens Showroom in Greenwich, Connecticut

Published: 2/5/2019
The 4,000-square-foot showroom will offer iconic pieces from the brand as well as design services to clients.

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Century Furniture Acquires Curate Home Collection

Published: 2/5/2019
The transaction will move all of the Curate Home Collection functions to within the Century Furniture organization, and Curate Home will become a product division for Century.

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BrandJump Launches Amazon Division

Published: 2/5/2019
Company launches Amazon division to enhance online sales strategy for home furnishings brands.

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Badcock Home Furniture &more Celebrates Grand Opening of Mebane Distribution Center Expansion

Published: 2/5/2019
The expansion has grown the physical footprint of the center from 200,000 square feet to 372,000 square feet.

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Sean Husmoe Promoted to Chief Financial Officer of PureCare

Published: 2/5/2019
Husmoe, who has been with PureCare for just over a year, has previously played key roles in finance for the past 20 years.

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International Furniture Fair Singapore to Debut at New Venue

Published: 2/5/2019
From March 9-12, IFFS 2019 will take place at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.

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Monthly Furniture Insights From Smith and Leonard

Published: 2/5/2019
The Government shutdown and stock market volatility had a major impact on lowering consumer confidence in January.

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CEO Summit Returns to Las Vegas Market in Summer 2019

Published: 2/4/2019
‘Focused, strategic insight for industry leaders’ theme indicates high-level content.

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Pleasant Mattress Names Mike Moore Chief of Staff

Published: 2/4/2019
Veteran company exec will now drive daily priorities for business and represent company at industry events.

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Ashley Partners With Merkle and Verizon Media for Augmented Reality (AR) Advertising Campaign

Published: 2/4/2019
The new AR ad tool allows consumers to place 3D versions of Ashley products into their own home, showcasing a variety of home furnishings and accessories.

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Interior Design Society Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Published: 2/4/2019
The 13-member volunteer board is comprised of individuals from many sectors of the design industry.

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Classic Brands Shifts Production Out of China

Published: 2/4/2019
Factories in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam will produce line.

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Recap: 2019 imm cologne and LivingKitchen

Published: 1/30/2019
150,000 visitors from 145 countries attended the international trade shows in Cologne, Germany.

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Nourison introduces hand-crafted broadloom, textured wovens and U.S. produced tufted wools at The International Surface Event 2019

Published: 1/30/2019
The International Surface Event runs on January 23th – 25th in Las Vegas.

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Ashley HomeStore Announces New Online Trade Program

Published: 1/30/2019
The program provides exclusive pricing and services to interior designers, home developers, architects, the hospitality trade, stagers and set designers.

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MicroD Launches New Corporate Website

Published: 1/30/2019
The revamped website features a simplified design, improved functionality, and enriched content resources to help businesses in the Home Furnishings industry.

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Helena Yates Promoted to Vice President of Account Development for PureCare

Published: 1/30/2019
Prior to her promotion, Yates worked for PureCare for over five years serving as a regional territory manager.

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Eclipse Signs Licensing Deal With Sound Sleep Products

Published: 1/30/2019
The new agreement gives Sound Sleep the rights to produce, market and distribute the Eclipse and Eastman House brands in six states.

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ADL to Honor Three Industry Leaders at Upcoming Home Furnishings Tribute Dinner

Published: 1/30/2019
Ellen Gefen, Simon Kaplan, and Michael Traub will be honored at the annual ADL National Home Furnishings Industry Tribute Dinner set for June 13, 2019.

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North Dakota Furniture Retailer Partners with Illinois Sleep Products for National Launch of New Mattress Line

Published: 1/30/2019
Marchand Retail Group to manufacture Illinois Sleep Product's new line of mattresses under the Accord Comfort Sleep Systems brand.

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Libby Langdon and Paragon Announce Partnership

Published: 1/29/2019
Interior designer and television makeover personality brings her “easy, elegant, everyday style” to her first collection of artwork for the wall décor brand.

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HFA Welcomes 2019 Board of Directors

Published: 1/29/2019
Jesús R. Capó leads Home Furnishings Association in 2019.

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WithIt Promotes Director and Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Published: 1/29/2019
Amy Van Dorp promoted to Executive Director; Board welcomes three new members.

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International Market Centers Breaks Ground On New 315,000-Square-Foot Facility

Published: 1/29/2019
$90 Million facility, named 'The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas', to open in July 2020.

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NC Governor and the EDPNC Honors Bernhardt Furniture Company

Published: 1/29/2019
Bernhardt and five other North Carolina companies were presented with The Governor’s Export Award at the Governor’s Mansion in Raleigh.

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Universal Partners With Award-Winning Houston Designer

Published: 1/29/2019
Company is partnering with interior designer Nina Magon for a spring 2019 furniture collection bearing the designer’s name.

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Spring Air Expands Sales Management Team to Support Growth

Published: 1/29/2019
Company Taps Warren Coomber for Vice President of National Accounts; Promotes Brian Lundstrom to Director of National Accounts.

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BEDGEAR Opens First Warehouses in Canada

Published: 1/29/2019
The warehouses have been strategically placed in the suburbs of Toronto and Vancouver.

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Tricots Liesse Strikes Partnership With TENCEL

Published: 1/29/2019
Joint venture with Lenzing’s TENCEL will develop a three-fabric branded collection offering naturally cooling properties.

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Watermark Living Adds Independent Sales Representatives

Published: 1/29/2019
H.C. Haynes and Larne O’Toole have joined Watermark Living’s sales team representing its indoor and outdoor living furnishings, lighting and accessories.

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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Elects New Officers and Board Members

Published: 1/29/2019
A privilege of membership in the Foundation is to nominate candidates for consideration for induction into the Hall of Fame, which closes on Feb. 10.

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Jaipur Living Awarded Best Area Rugs Manufacturer at the 30th Annual Arts Awards

Published: 1/29/2019
Dallas Market Center and ART handed out the awards Friday, January 18 during a gala event at the Hilton Anatole hotel.

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Tools2Win Announces Strategic Partnership with PROFITsystems

Published: 1/27/2019
Partnership will allow furniture retailers the ability to integrate their Point of Sale (POS) data with Tools2Win automated data analytics solution.

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Southerland Expands Hybrid Lineup at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2019
The expanded hybrid lineup adds luxury models targeting retail price points as high as $3,999 in queen.

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Eclipse International to Unveil New Ernest Hemingway Mattress Collection at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2019
The introduction is the company’s first update to the line in five years.

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Natura World Celebrates Return to Las Vegas With 12-Model Lineup

Published: 1/25/2019
The new line is merchandised as three collections, and includes hybrid models, all-latex models and Renew models that combine latex and soy-based foams.

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Classic Brands to Launch Roll-Packed ‘Roost’ Collection at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2019
Featuring a memory foam core and a sliver-infused fabric cover, the four-bed collection can be sold with coordinating pillows and a mattress protector.

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E.s. Kluft & Company Updates Aireloom Preferred Collection

Published: 1/25/2019
The collection will have a completely new design, look and additional models that extend the line’s retail price points above $5,000 in queen.

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King Koil to Debut New MHybrid Collection at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2019
New hybrid models utilize high-end foam cushioning to create plush, cool sleeping surface.

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Reverie Adds Entry-Level SKUs to Appeal to Wider Range of Consumers

Published: 1/25/2019
Revamps its power base lineup to include entry-level price points starting at $499.

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Spring Air to Unveil Redesigned ‘Back Supporter’ Line at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/25/2019
The new seven-bed offering will mark the first time the company has unfurled a consistent product lineup throughout its licensee network.

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Omnia Italian Design Completes Majority Recapitalization With Camano Captial

Published: 1/25/2019
The capital infusion from Camano Capital will allow Omnia to focus on significant expansion within both traditional furniture retail and online channels.

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Flex Names Valerie Stranix GM of Marshall Mattress

Published: 1/25/2019
Stranix has overall responsibility for all the operations and sales of the Marshall brand, and will serve as an in-country resource for sister brands, Vispring, E.S. Kluft and Aireloom.

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Coaster Company of America Introduced New Brand Identity and Sub-brands

Published: 1/25/2019
The corporate rebranding includes a new visual identity, website, corporate strategy, and new design elements at their Las Vegas Market showroom.

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WithIt Announces 2019 WOW Award Recipients

Published: 1/25/2019
2019 WOW Awards will be presented during a gala dinner on Sunday, January 27th during the Las Vegas Market.

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Diamond Mattress Strengthens Sales Force with Industry Veteran

Published: 1/25/2019
Freer brings nearly 30 years’ industry experience to the newly created role of Business Development Executive for National Accounts.

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AICO to host Jane Seymour and Kathy Ireland in the Michael Amini Showroom at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
Both Jane and Kathy are scheduled to be on hand from 10am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3pm on Sunday and Monday of Market.

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Paramount Sleep Company to Launch Two New Collections

Published: 1/24/2019
Lillian August Furnishings & Design mattress collection and Joma Wool Kiwi collection will be featured during Las Vegas Market.

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Serta Simmons Bedding Names Chief Marketing Officer

Published: 1/24/2019
Top consumer goods marketing executive brings extensive experience to leading bedding company.

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Malouf to Launch New Promotional Line and Fashion Comforter at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
The new line features a streamlined suite of products including 3 sheet sets, 4 mattress protectors, and 5 pillows, creating a total of 56 new SKUs.

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Dallas Market Announces Record-Setting Opening

Published: 1/24/2019
Entering the third day of the show, the number of businesses attending was ahead by 16% over the previous year with gains in each of the main buying categories.

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Dorel Home Products to Make Las Vegas Market Debut

Published: 1/24/2019
Debuts at Winter Market exhibiting its Signature Sleep Reset mattress with Nanobionic technology.

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Reverie Adds Voice Activation Platform to Smart Home Devices

Published: 1/24/2019
Voice activation feature will allow hands-free operation of its adjustable power bases through Google Assistant or Amazon Echo devices.

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Corsicana Mattress to Launch New Web Portal for Dealers

Published: 1/24/2019
‘Go Corsicana’ portal will debut at Las Vegas Market; Debut to include promotional pricing & $20,000 sweepstakes.

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Twin Star Home to Debut Two New Collections at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
18th Century Inspired Concord Collection and Modern Industrial Downtown Loft Collection to be fetaured at Winter Market.

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Norwalk Expands Las Vegas Market Footprint by 20%

Published: 1/24/2019
Expands with addition of dedicated 1,142 square foot Showroom for the Kim Salmela Collection.

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How Not to Be Boring: Treat Furnishings Like the Fashion Business it is.

Published: 1/24/2019
Chaya Krinsky of TOV Furniture gives tips to spruce up retail showrooms.

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Expectations Running High for Winter Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
Winter highlights include cross-category resource growth, industry-leading programming.

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Best Home Furnishings to Test New Mobile Retail App at the Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
App will help dealers simplify the customization process for consumers.

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Malouf Foundation Prepares for Third Bi-Annual Forging Freedom Event

Published: 1/24/2019
Third bi-annual Forging Freedom Anti-Human Trafficking Event will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at Las Vegas Market.

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Twin Star Home Expands Best-Selling Furniture Collections at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
New pieces are added to popular ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wright’ collections.

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Company C Premiers New Colorfields Rugs for Spring 2019

Published: 1/24/2019
New additions for it's Colorfields rug collection will premier during Las Vegas Market.

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Bush Industries to Celebrate 60th Anniversary at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/24/2019
Kathy Ireland, a longtime Bush Industries partner, to attend celebration.

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Ante4Autism Announces Largest Prize Pool Yet

Published: 1/24/2019
11th annual charity poker tournament has 40+ sponsors and a gaurenteed $15,000 prize pool for Pre-Vegas market event.

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STORIS Partners with Snap Finance

Published: 1/21/2019
The partnership will allow retailers currently using STORIS point of sale software solutions to offer their customers Snap Finance’s flexible no-credit financing.

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Resource Furniture Announces Major Rebranding

Published: 1/21/2019
The rebranding includes a new website, new look-and-feel of all materials, and a new logo along with a streamlining of the wordmark from “Resource Furniture” to “Resource.”

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‘Desert Flippers’ Program Adds to Casual and Outdoor Offerings at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/21/2019
Winter Market Showcases Casual/Outdoor Products & Programming.

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Chromcraft Revington Douglass Returns To Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/21/2019
Casual dining specialist unveils new introductions and West coast warehouse to better serve customers.

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Art Hide and Amigos De Hoy’s to Announce New Collections

Published: 1/19/2019
70’s style & decadence inspired homewares collections to be showcasing at Las Vegas Market & ICFF New York in May.

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PERQ Launches Marketing Cloud for Home Furnishings Industry

Published: 1/19/2019
Newly launched marketing cloud extends the power of PERQ’s data-rich, AI-driven shopping solution.

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New Study: 95% of Consumers Don’t Want to Talk to a Robot When Shopping

Published: 1/19/2019
Global study highlights huge disconnect between retailers and consumers and the role of new technologies in the shopping experience.

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Surya Wins Third Consecutive America's Magnificent Carpet Award

Published: 1/19/2019
Company received first place honors for its new Cappadocia rug, which took the lead in the "Hand Knotted/Flatweave $100.01+" category.

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Ashley Furniture Employees Make Donation to Le Bonheur and St. Jude Children’s Hospitals

Published: 1/19/2019
Ashley’s Ecru, Verona, Ripley and Saltillo Mississippi locations donated nearly $70,000 through their “Dollar a Week” program.

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Maydew to Chair 2019 ICFA Retail Council

Published: 1/19/2019
Mariah Maydew, president of Fruehauf’s Patio and Garden in Boulder, Colo., is serving as the 2019 chair of the ICFA Retail Council.

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imm cologne Announces Winners of 16th Pure Talents Contest

Published: 1/19/2019
Winners impress the judges with portable and intelligent solutions for the home.

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Las Vegas Market to Host 2019 Design Icon Retrospective

Published: 1/19/2019
Former honorees talk past and future at Winter Market celebration.

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Jaipur Living Recognized for Design Excellence at 2019 America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards Gala

Published: 1/19/2019
The Rize Torsby rug was honored during the AMCA gala held Thursday, January 10.

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Vanguard to Showcase Its New EASE Upholstery Program at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2019
Program promises distinctive sofas starting at $1,499, in stock and available for shipment in less than a week.

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Vanguard Rolls Out its Occasional Table Program At The Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2019
After a 9-month test market, Vanguard Furniture is rolling out its 'Make it Yours' Occasional Table program Nationwide at the Las Vegas Market.

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TOV Collaborates with Farah Merhi to Create a Distinctive Furniture Collection

Published: 1/19/2019
The Inspire Me! collection, showing at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, offers elegant, glamorous designs

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Abbyson to Debut Over 10 New Modern Traditional Collections at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/19/2019
Company is also launching brand-new, state of the art technology into its motion upholstery line that is first of its kind.

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Sealy Sofa Convertibles Brings Italian Design to America at Las Vegas Market

Published: 1/18/2019
By day the convertible sofa bed is a comfortable, stylish sofa, and by night, the eight-inch height Sealy mattress provides a rejuvenating, restorative night’s sleep.

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Flex Group Acquires Marshall Mattress

Published: 1/17/2019
Flex Group adds Marshall Mattress to its portfolio, which includes the Vispring, E.S. Kluft & Co. and Aireloom brands.

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Dallas Market Center Announces January 2019 StyleEyes Trendspotters

Published: 1/17/2019
Top influencers, retailers and design stars will identify products and key retail trends during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, January 16-22.

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Nourison Wins in Two Categories at 2019 America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards

Published: 1/17/2019
Nourison’s winning designs include the Prismatic rug and the Twilight rug.

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Fairfield Appoints of Phil Cooper As Director of the New Motion Seating Division

Published: 1/17/2019
Fairfield will launch the Retail Motion and Recliner Division at the April 2019 High Point Furniture Market.

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Bobby Berk Interiors + Design Hires Brady Tolbert as Creative Director

Published: 1/17/2019
Designer, prop stylist, and former creative director for Emily Henderson Design to oversee the vision and design direction for the Bobby Berk brand.

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IFDA NY Chapter has Two Finalists in 30th Annual Arts Awards

Published: 1/17/2019
David Santiago of Casa Santi is a finalist in the Interior Designer Category and Designer Charles Pavarini III is a finalist in the Product Designer Category.

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Eclipse Signs Record Number of Licensing Agreements

Published: 1/17/2019
19 New licensing agreements signed in 2018, boosting the total number of licensees to 77 worldwide.

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Company C Launches New Solution with MicroD

Published: 1/17/2019
Partnership creates a featured online product catalog and brand landing page on the MicroD website platform.

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Diamond Mattress Hires New VP

Published: 1/17/2019
Company names senior marketing and sales executive Adam Ziegelman to the role of Vice President of Marketing.

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ICFA Awards Gala Changes Night and Location

Published: 1/17/2019
2019 ICFA Awards Gala to be held on Wednesday, September 11, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue.