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  • Black Dog Salvage

    India Inspiration: Destination Design by Black Dog Salvage

    Repurposed, reclaimed and refurbished materials from India are at the heart of a new furniture collection — Destination Design by Black Dog Salvage — coming to spring High Point Market. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the country that inspired a collection.

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  • Clint Engel

    Clint's Notes

    Clint Engel

    June 30, 2017

    Stop being a farmer and other takeaways from the Shift Tech Summit

    If you’re like me, Farmer Clint, (and you’ll understand that in a bit) the Shift Tech Summit hosted by Amber Engine and Reverie was exciting and terrifying all at the same time. The three-day event in downtown Detroit brought together retailers, suppliers, designers and others in the industry for part pep talk, part straight talk on how this industry can change, must change, and innovate in order to keep up with the changing consumer and thrive. As Amber Engine CEO Jennifer Gilbert put it, the summit was designed “as a means to bridge the gap between the home ...

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  • Clint Engel

    Clint's Notes

    Clint Engel

    June 12, 2017

    Is the ‘retail apocalypse’ coming for furniture stores?

    In the past few months we started seeing some multi-store home furnishings retailers call it quits. Erdos at Home, for example, the 12-store, Dallas-based retailer that used to be I.O. Metro, “A different kind of furniture store.” And then early this month, Los Angeles-based Dearden’s, a 108-year-old credit-oriented chain, said it would shut down its eight stores after struggles that started with the recession. No rebound seemed to be in sight, CEO Ronny Bensimon suggested. Retail apocalypse. Retail armageddon. Those are a couple of the doom-themed names for retail consolidation bandied about by news websites such as Business ...

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  • Clint Engel

    Clint's Notes

    Clint Engel

    April 25, 2017

    Amazon furniture move dings Wayfair stock? Here’s why that doesn’t make sense.

    Furniture Today’s report Monday that Amazon was pitching a new program to furniture stores at the High Point Market may have played into a 5.4% drop in Wayfair shares that day. That’s according to some national business news outlets that picked up on the story. But it’s not making much sense to me. Let’s start with the news. Amazon representatives were here pitching a platform change designed to make it easier for furniture stores to sell on the e-commerce marketplace by dropping a longstanding requirement that these sellers must offer national delivery. Most furniture stores ...

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  • Las Vegas Market

    July 30, 2017 - August 3, 2017

    World Market Center Las Vegas

    Las Vegas, Nevada , US

  • All American Furniture Expo

    August 2, 2017 - August 3, 2017

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    Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US

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    September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017

    Nationals Park

    Washington, DC, US