Americasmart expands casual furniture offerings
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, December 20, 2013
ATLANTA - AmericasMart is growing its casual furniture segment with the addition of several new manufacturers of outdoor furniture and accessories. The newest lines will join AmericasMart's existing casual furnishings resources at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, to be held Jan. 7-14, and during nonmarket weekdays as part of AmericasMart's comprehensive Open Daily Marketplace.
January market buyers will find the full complement of long-time casual furnishings exhibitors, including Alfresco Home, Crestwood Garden Collection, CRP Products Inc., Darlee Outdoor Living, Inc., Jensen Leisure Furniture, Meadow Decor, Inc., Meadow craft, Poly- Wood, Inc., Ratana Home and Floral, Southern Komfort Bedswings, Summer Classics, Inc., Three Birds Casual, Three Coins Cast, Treasure Garden, Uwharrie Chair Co. and Telescope Casual Furniture, which debuts a redesigned showroom in January.
Joining the existing exhibitor mix will be new exhibitors Windham Enterprises, Skyline Design and Pelican Reef, all making their AmericasMart debut. Lloyd Flanders returns to AmericasMart in a new showroom to mark the 20th anniversary of The Gardens collection.
"AmericasMart is a great sales venue for casual furniture because it offers the opportunity for so many retailers to view products," said Mark Henry, president of Windham Enterprises, LLC. "The Market brings a wide variety of potential customers from mom-and-pop retailers, designers and multi-store buyers. Few venues offer such an opportunity for manufacturers to expand their distribution."
"The Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection presents the optimal way for designers and retailers to shop for casual furniture," said Jill Ford, vice president of leasing for the category. "They love seeing all the product they need in our unique garden-like setting, and our dedicated and knowledgeable full-time showroom staff provides industry-leading service both during the Market and in non- Market times."
AmericasMart's casual furniture showrooms are located in The Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection in Building 2, floors 9 and 10. They are open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and during home and gift markets.
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