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  • Epperson

    An Insider's View

    Jerry Epperson

    July 15, 2014

    Modern design should reflect 'lived in' look

    Editor's Note: Join Jerry Epperson for his 16 July webcast: "Summer Economic Forecast - It's gone from too cold to too hot!"  Click here for details. My mother was 93 before she recently passed away. It was difficult to see her suffer a slow decline in hospice care for 18 months, but it also gives you time to think. When I caught polio in 1950, my mother went with me to hospitals in Richmond and Warm Springs, Ga., for various surgeries and therapies. Dad continued to work on the railroad and, with help from relatives and neighbors, took care ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    July 15, 2014

    Unit sales still lagging, but specialty beds drive dollars up

    There's an interesting discussion going on these days about why the mattress industry still lags far behind its historic high in unit shipments. My short answer: The world has changed, and so has the mattress industry. It was back in 2005, according to the International Sleep Products Assn., that mattress units hit their all-time high: 23.985 million. Mattress units bottomed out at 18.134 million during the recession year of 2009 and reached 20.077 million in 2013. That is 16.3% below the historic high. That major shortfall, almost a decade later, raises a troubling question. Why ...

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  • Ray Allegrezza

    Editor's Desk

    Ray Allegrezza

    July 15, 2014

    Collaboration: Everyone Wins

    Not that long ago, the quickest way to raise eyebrows in the corporate arena was to suggest that instead of slugging it out, competitors should work together. While the idea seems counterintuitive, it appears to be getting an increasing amount of acceptance, especially as running a business and chasing profitability becomes harder to do. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of moderating and hosting Furniture/Today’s fourth annual Logistics Conference at AmericasMart in Atlanta. Based on the speakers and panel sessions, I was planning to hear lots about the online retailing, ocean freight issues, trucking challenges, home ...

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  • Lifestyle founder William Hsieh

    Lifestyle Enterprise’s Shanghai event

    Lifestyle Enterprise held the grand opening of its new $3 million, 36,000-square foot global marketing center in Shanghai on June 25.

    The event welcomed about 600 dealers, suppliers, media and other guests. Buyers saw a new line of bedroom, dining room and upholstered furniture in styles for a host of global markets including the U.S., Asia and Europe.

    Over the next two days, Lifestyle treated its guests to a sightseeing tour that included visits to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai History Museum, the Zhouzhuang water village, the Yu Garden and the Pearl City Fake Market. The three-day event culminated with a dinner and drawing for a new Tesla, which was won by Mark Stuart of Regency Furniture.

    Here are some photos Furniture/Today shot at the June event.

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  • Las Vegas Market

    July 27, 2014 - July 31, 2014

    495 S. Grand Central Parkway

    Las Vegas

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    July 29, 2014 - August 1, 2014

    Expo Center Norte

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    August 20, 2014 - August 23, 2014

    1879 N. Coley Road

    TupeloMiss.US

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