Green / Eco-Friendly

News about green furniture production, marketing and retailing. Features on green companies which use eco-friendly manufacturing processes for their furniture.

Videos

  • frontline friday 5-26

    Canada, conference, Casper and more

    Frontline Friday spans the Furniture Today newsroom for the editors’ updates on Canadian news, positive outlook for the Top 100, highlights from this year’s Bedding Conference and a news update on Target and Casper.

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Digital Edition

Furniture Today Digital Edition

See the digital edition of Furniture/Today, which allows you to flip through the pages, click on any underlined area to visit a website or send an e-mail, search to find content in the magazine, or share pages with your friends. See the latest issue!

High Point Videos

Scott Brothers at High Point Market with Bill McLoughlin

See our videos from the Spring 2017 High Point Market featuring coverage of the Scott Brothers, Christopher Guy, 3D furniture printing, and our Habitat for Humanity building project. See videos! Video coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.

Blogs

  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    May 25, 2017

    And the award goes to . . .

    And the award goes to ... well, that’s up to you. Furniture Today’s Annual Leadership Conference, this year to be held Nov. 28-30 at the Four Seasons Resort in Orlando, Fla., will crown three Furniture Industry Leadership Award winners, with both nominations and eventual winners determined by you, the members of the furniture industry. This is an evolving process and builds on our initial efforts at industry involvement in the process at last year’s 20th Anniversary Leadership event. In order to ensure meaningful evaluations of comparable organizations, we’ve divided the program this year into three categories, with ...

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  • Alex Milstein

    One Stop Shop

    Alex Milstein

    May 23, 2017

    5 innovations propelling the furniture industry into the future

    Over the past few years, great strides in technological innovations have been made within the furniture industry, but we have only begun to see the potential of advanced technology for the industry. Here are five innovations that are just beginning to propel the industry into the future. Augmented reality. We’ve all heard about AR by this point. From Ikea to Williams-Sonoma, AR apps for retail are gaining ground like never before. AR’s ability to show what furniture looks like in a customer’s home, and even test if it will fit in a certain space, is changing the ...

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  • David Perry

    Mattress Math

    David Perry

    May 22, 2017

    6 figures document furniture store issues

    A look at bedding industry issues by the numbers may shed some light on why furniture stores have been losing market share for years. This is the market share, in dollars, enjoyed by hybrids in furniture stores in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Why they matter: Hybrids, the fastest-growing mattress technology in bedding specialty stores – a gain of nine percentage points in the last two years — are also growing in furniture stores, but at a significantly slower rate. Still, a gain of five percentage points in just two years is not inconsequential. This is the market share, in dollars, enjoyed by ...

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