• Powell Slaughter

SFC membership to meet at High Point Market

HIGH POINT – The Sustainable Furniture Council will hold an open membership meeting on High Point Market’s opening day, Sat., Oct.14.

Copeland Furniture will host the 8-9 a.m. gathering at its showroom in Showplace, space 5100. All are welcome to network and learn about the organization’s efforts to improve the furniture industry’s eco-friendliness and long-term health.

Attendees can get the latest news and updates on SFC initiatives including The “What’s it made of?” initiative and the organization’s latest consumer research.

Sponsors for the event include Hohenstein, Room & Board Home Furnishings, Saatva and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

Click here to RSVP and to get more information about the Sustainable Furnishings Council.

Powell SlaughterPowell Slaughter | Senior Editor
PSlaughter@furnituretoday.com

I'm Powell Slaughter, senior editor at Furniture/Today. I returned to the publication in January 2015 after nine years of writing about furniture retail strategies and best practices at a monthly magazine focusing on home furnishings retail operations. Prior to that, I spent 10 years with F/T covering wood furniture, the last five of those as case goods editor. While I cover occasional, home entertainment and home office here, a major responsibility is expanding our attention to the logistics side of the industry. I hope my articles will encourage a dialogue with retailers, vendors, third-party logistics specialists and carriers. I’d love to hear your ideas, concerns and suggestions for smoother flow of material and goods.

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