Green / Eco-Friendly
Forty-one percent of consumers with outdoor living areas own an outdoor fire pit, according to a 2016 survey from sister publication Casual Living. Fire pit owners largely reside in houses, as opposed to apartments and condominiums; 88% of respondents who indicated that they own a fire pit said they live in a house. More
From the 14th of March until the 29th, I was on a 3,700-mile driving adventure through the greater Southeast. I love these trips. My wife, who has to go with me because of my various infirmities, manages to control her enthusiasm. More
LA VERNE, Calif. — How does an outdoor furniture store located in LaVerne, Calif., about 30 miles east of Los Angeles, draw customers from two hours away from either direction along the Southern California coast? More
JAMESTOWN, N.C. — Size is only the starting point of the in-store shopping experience at Furniture-land South. More
SEATTLE — Many brick-and-mortar retailers have been expanding their business strategies to include e-commerce capabilities in recent years, but The Mine (formerly known as ATGStores) has enhanced its retail operations by doing almost exactly the reverse. More
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- Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin turns the spotlight on the award winners as well as the association itself on the red carpet at this year's International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn. gala event. He’s even joined by "rival" red carpet interviewer, Connie Post, with dueling microphones. (Video coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.)
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April 25, 2017If you could do one thing that not only helps the world but also attracts Millennials to your brand, would you do it? If you answered yes, then you better start thinking about your social responsibility. A recent study by Cone Communications found that 66% of Millennials are more likely to engage with a brand that is socially responsible. And that isn’t the only company to find stats like this. By now, it’s almost a given that Millennials respond to companies who share their concern for social and environmental good. This opportunity is something furniture brands can benefit ...
April 25, 2017Furniture 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 ...
April 24, 2017A trio of newcomers will add some spice to the bedding contingent at the High Point Market this week. Two of them are bringing products from China to High Point in an East Meets West pairing. The third features a Made in the U.S. story. The product categories these newcomers feature are adjustable beds, sharply priced mattresses and pillows. Those happen to be three popular categories these days. The newcomers are fast-growing adjustable bed producer Ergomotion, with a big manufacturing complex in China; Chinese manufacturing powerhouse Manwah; and MyPillow, the heavily promoted pillow line. Ergomotion is showing in the ...
- Louisville Furniture Market
May 17, 2017 - May 18, 2017
Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville, Kentucky, US
- Canadian Furniture Show/Salon canadien du meuble
May 26, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Mississauga, ON, US
June 4, 2017 - June 7, 2017
Suites at Market Square
High Point, North Carolina, US