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  • Better leathers, fashion colors selling at High Point Market

    HIGH POINT — Better-quality leathers and fashion colors are in the spotlight in many leather upholstery showrooms at this week's High Point Market as producers try to gain a larger foothold in the middle and upper end of the market.

  • Upholstery sells well in waves at High Point Market

    HIGH POINT — Call it a tale of two markets. For a lot of showrooms, High Point Market business started booming a week ago, with major buyers flying in early and leaving before market began, while independent retailers arrived en masse after close of business on Saturday, ready to write orders on Monday as the work week began.

  • Case goods offer mix-and-match at High Point Market

    HIGH POINT — The ability to mix and match finishes within large and smaller collections is helping drive case goods business at the High Point Market at both upper-end and lower-priced resources.

  • AMP honors David McElveen as top furniture rep

    HIGH POINT — AMP, a provider of a software platform made specifically for the furniture industry, honored David McElveen here as its first annual AMP Sales Representative of the Year.

  • High Point Market offers expanded assortment of sleep accessories

    HIGH POINT — Mattress retailers are finding an expanded assortment of sleep accessories at the High Point Market. And they like the new offerings.

  • Zedbed has first adjustable base at High Point Market

    HIGH POINT — Canadian specialty bedding producer Zedbed has an expansive launch at this week's High Point Market, including the debut of its first-ever adjustable base as well as six new mattresses and a new range of mattress protectors.

  • See who won this year's Pinnacle Awards

    This year’s best furniture designs were recognized during the High Point Market at the Pinnacle Awards banquet, hosted by the American Society of Furniture Designers. Here’s a look at the winners in 17 categories, along with judges’ comments about them.

  • Ikea ad spoofs scene in ‘The Shining’

    Just in time for Halloween, Ikea Singapore has released an ad spoofing an especially creepy scene in Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film, “The Shining.”

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Pat McCrory at High Point Market

Follow Furniture/Today's video coverage of the Fall High Point Market. Click to view. Sponsored by MicroD.

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Jerry Epperson Fifty Years of Furniture Styling

Read Jerry Epperson's book - "Fifty Years of Furniture Styling." He provides his in-depth analyses of the inner workings of the furniture sector.  Click here for details.


  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    October 22, 2014

    Reading Between The Lines: There Is Real Cause For Optimism

    There is a scene in the classic baseball movie Bull Durham in which young pitcher Nuke Laloosh, played by Tim Robbins is learning his clichés. “I just want to help the team,” “we got a play ‘em one day at a time.” If you’ve been to enough markets and trade shows you know that every industry has them. “We’re cautiously optimistic.” “Traffic was down but business was up.” “We saw the people we needed to see,” and so it goes. This year’s High Point Market was no different and if you’ve been reading Furniture/Today ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    October 21, 2014

    Bedgear, Airweave join bedding scene at High Point Market

    Here's a quick rundown on what's new and notable in mattresses and sleep accessories at the High Point Market: On the showroom scene, there are a handful of new bedding exhibitors, and a couple of bedding companies who have been in High Point before are returning to this market in new showrooms. On the flip side, there are also a couple of bedding producers who have exited High Point. The newcomers are led by Bedgear, a sleep accessories producer that says its new Plaza Suites showroom (1-500) will showcase “game-changing products.” Bedgear officials say they will unveil a ...

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  • Thomas Lester

    An Inside Look

    Thomas Lester

    October 21, 2014

    Rugs continue to cover more of market

    As the economy continues to improve at a slow-yet-steady pace, rug vendors are placing more importance on showing at the High Point Market. While those who have been here for a while continue to place emphasis on High Point, this market is notable for the showroom return of a high-end producer and the introduction of a custom rug creator. (Also see my interview below with Bobby Berk for our sister publication Home Accents Today.) Harounian Rugs International is back in a showroom in the Furniture Capital of the World with a space on the third floor of the International Home ...

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  • Jim Gallman of Simmons at High Point Market

    Simmons Demonstrates New Mattress App at High Point Market

    Jim Gallman of Simmons Bedding demonstrates a downloadable application that offers retailers and consumers an interactive 3D look inside any Simmons mattress. Simmons said it is the first “augmented reality” app in the mattress industry.(Our video coverage is sponsored by MicroD.)

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Regulatory conference

Furniture/Today is planning a West Coast Regulatory & Compliance Summit to be held Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Hotel Menage in Anaheim. See details!


  • Vietnam 538

    Tom Russell reports: Vietnam part two

    In late August Tom Russell visited Vietnam to tour a number of case goods factories. Here are some more photos from his visit. In addition to the factories, the photos highlight how various resources are handling moisture control in wood products, a critical issue given Vietnam’s high humidity levels.

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