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Video coverage of Winter Las Vegas Market 2017

Follow our video coverage of the 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market. (The video series is sponsored by Viscosoft.)

Wednesday, 25 Jan. 2017 - Most evident on the Abbyson Living showroom floor are the 300-plus new products and the company’s new design center, but the company is equally excited about the strong distribution network it has in place to support what’s on the showroom floor with special trade programs and 1- to 2-day shipping. 

Wednesday, 25 Jan. 2017 - Christopher Guy Harrison says his namesake company is working "to get things right" as the market evolves toward more organic finishes, simpler fabrics and a more contemporary look. Celebrating the high-end producer's 10th anniversary this year, Christopher Guy is unveiling a new website and a new High Point showroom (with a little bit of 5th Avenue).

Tuesday, 24 Jan. 2017 - Klaussner CEO Bill Wittenberg believes City of Hope is the greatest philanthropic cause supported by the industry, and he says that being singled out as a Spirit of Life honoree is also a reflection of the changes and growth that he has seen at Klaussner over the past several years.

Monday, 23 Jan. 2017 - Bob Sherman has returned to the mattress industry and is building his team of leaders at Restonic. He says they are starting with one thing on their minds: to be "outward thinking" for their retailers.

Monday, 23 Jan. 2017 - Between laughs and lemons, Drew and Jonathan Scott say their new #ScottLiving indoor collection with Coaster Co. of America reflects their own design preferences and their ongoing goal of helping consumers stretch their budgets while getting the best look and quality possible. #LVMKT 

Sunday, 22 Jan. 2017 - International Market Center CEO Bob Maricich said this week's Las Vegas Market would likely set attendance records despite surprising opening day rains. Maricich said both registrations and attendance are up strongly and expressed optimism for the industry outlook heading into 2017.

Sunday, 22 Jan. 2017 - Harry Costantino previews Viscosoft's Vegas introductions -- focusing on the idea of building: building the sale, building the relationship with the customer and building the business.



Bill McLoughlinBill McLoughlin | Chief Content Officer

I'm Bill McLoughlin Editor in Chief of Furniture/Today and Chief Content Officer of KidsToday. For over 25 years I've covered retail across more channels of distribution then I can count. My goal on these pages is to share ideas, insights, even random musings to help enhance children’s lifestyle merchandising, whether that is in the form of trend, product or lifestyle information; or simply a fresh take on our society.

Some of you will agree with me, others not. Either way I hope to spark a lively dialogue that can help move the industry forward in positive directions.


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