Furniture Industry Market Statistics, Financial Analysis, Business News & Reports
Leather upholstery resource HTL International has launched a gallery-like program for its motion furniture line that includes items with manual and power reclining mechanisms and a variety of technology features. More
Educational seminars at the spring High Point Market, April 5-10, will give buyers a chance to take in an array of ideas, advice and information about the home furnishings business. More
Twin-Star International is recalling about 31,000 Duraflame electric space heaters that pose a fire and burn hazard to consumers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said in announcing the recall today on its website. More
There’s a new “S” brand on the bedding stage. And it’s brought to you by the “A” brand: Ashley Furniture Inds. More
Reflecting its ongoing growth and evolution, Progressive Business Media, the leading home furnishings business-to-business publisher and parent to Casual Living, has promoted Kristin O’Brien to the newly created position of associate publisher at the publication. More
Jay Reardon, the longtime Hickory Chair executive known for his expertise in lean manufacturing and development of branded designer collections, has joined high-end case goods and upholstery manufacturer Chaddock as chairman of the executive committee and a member of its board of directors. More
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The 'Why' of Leadership
February 25, 2014We've all known control freaks. You know them as the folks who have to know everything, be sure everything is and will be perfect, who obsess over even the smallest issues to the detriment of the bigger ones, who must be in charge, who are unable to delegate effectively, who dominate conversations and who worry their life away. You may even be one of them.I certainly have a bit of this within me. It has dissipated over the years, but even today, I still have to guard against it. At some point along my career path I discovered ...
An Insider's View
February 19, 2014Chunky, big-boned, heavyset, hefty, obese, calorie-challenged, wide-bodied, porkers, chubby, bulky, plump, bovine, butterball, husky, solid, stout, brawny, dumpy, gargantuan, paunchy, porcine, rotund, elephantine, portly and the list goes on.I am so fortunate. I was a fat child and a fat teenager so I am comfortable being a fat adult. Since I am indeed fat, I can call myself fat, but others would be uncomfortable calling me fat to my fat face.In the 1980s I was with a good friend, Laurence Zung, in Hong Kong. The nice management at Universal Furniture had prearranged with a tailor to custom make ...
February 19, 2014This week we shake off the pressing issues of the day and take a long-term look at where the mattress category is heading. The answer: to a pretty good place.The Retail Planning Guide that we published late last year contained a wealth of fascinating insights into markets around the country, and also included our forecasts of retail spending by furniture category for 2018.Yes, I know 2018 seems like a very far way away as we all get used to writing "2014" these days, but it is helpful to step back every now and then from questions about how ...
- Indonesia International Furniture Expo
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Jakarta International Expo
- Vietnam International Furniture & Accessories Fair
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
- Thailand International Furniture Fair
March 12, 2014 - March 16, 2014
IMPACT Muong Thong Thani
From touring a retail store or playing a round of golf to attending cocktail parties with casual industry peers or learning more about the changing marketplace, professionals who took time to attend the third annual Casual Living Conference found time to squeeze in some fun. Change: The New Status Quo was the theme for the event, held Feb. 19-21 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.