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High Point Market Videos

Honor Thy Furniture

Join Furniture/Today as we interview manufacturers and retailers at the Spring 2014 High Point Market. See the videos. Our video coverage is sponsored by AkzoNobel.

Blogs

  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    April 10, 2014

    High Point Market Notes - Youth

    When I started to write this column it was 6:15 AM on Sunday morning during market. But then I had to leave for a 7:00 AM meeting and three days later after market is over I finally am getting back to it. The nights are way too short and the days are long. Here's one big tip that I discovered Sunday morning as I rolled out of bed at 4:45 ...do not bring a pair of new shoes to wear at market, especially when one of you major lines is a four block walk from your ...

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  • Pat Cory blog

    Logistics and Home Delivery

    Pat Cory

    April 10, 2014

    David vs. Goliath

    The latest buzzword in the industry, of course, is e-commerce accompanied by omni-channel selling through varied shopping conduits. Doing business this way sounds trendy and exciting, but there are many pitfalls accompanying it, from loss of personal contact to shipping product to the consumer and more. The truth is that small retailers who try to compete in this market have an advantage over the big boys primarily because of their physical presence with a storefront, a point of contact, and customer service. Most studies have proven that consumers will shop in the store before making their final purchase of furniture ...

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    The 'Why' of Leadership

    Eric Easter

    April 7, 2014

    MANAGE THE MOMENT

    Research indicates that leaders with a strong need to achieve (as opposed to a strong need for power) get the best results. They are more humble, more willing to accept criticism, admit mistakes, share credit and are more understanding. Achievers are very competitive, but it is more about doing their best and becoming better rather than simply winning. Achievers love good competition—it makes them better. Winning is great, but it must be done honorably and by the rules. Achievers by nature are goal driven. They hold themselves to high standards of accountability. As a result, many achievers are susceptible ...

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High Point Product Spotlight

NORWALK FURNITURE - IHFC D-101, D-1015 The Zoey condo sofa is contemporary and cuddle-friendly. High track arms are paired with a  bench cushion and an oversized pillow back.

Take a look at the various product intros from the High Point Market in our Product Spotlight Slideshows. See more.