Markets & Tradeshows
The International Textile Alliance (ITA) said it is partnering with global creative agency Fashion Snoops to bring trend forecasting information and resources to it members. More
Gabriella White, parent company to luxury outdoor line Summer Classics and indoor high style furniture brand Gabby, expands its focus on the interior design business by moving to the designer floor of AmericasMart. More
Gabby, a high-style indoor furniture brand, will open an expanded new showroom in space 150 of the Dallas Market Center in time for the January Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 17-23, 2018. More
It’s not too early to think about coverage for your winter introductions, and coverage in Furniture Today is made easy with our online product submission form. More
Case goods and upholstery resource Emerald Home Furnishings had a strong wood presentation at the fall High Point Market that resonated with many dealers. More
Furniture of America is expanding its showroom space at the World Trade Center by 250%, and it’s planning a major unveiling of the new 70,000-square-foot location during the Las Vegas Market, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2018. More
Salaries are going up, overtime regulations — tabled in 2016 — will return, and healthcare is likely to be a massive issue facing employers in 2018. That’s the assessment of Gene Marks, columnist for the Washington Post, Forbes and the closing keynote speaker at Furniture Today’s Leadership Conference More
Las Vegas Market has reported an increase in temporary exhibit leasing, an increase that will fill three Pavilions with more than 500 gift and home décor exhibitors at the Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2018. More
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- Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin rounds up Furniture Today editors for their wrap up on product introduction and market activity for the October High Point Market.
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November 7, 2017The answer is: High-end beds, catchy retail displays, beds in boxes and Comfort Wands. And the question is: What were some interesting things you saw at the recent High Point Market? Let’s start at the top, much as retail sales associates should do when presenting beds to their customers. And thanks to new beds shown in High Point, RSAs can soon start their presentations at sky-high prices. How about $25,000? That’s the price for the new top-of-the-line Hypnos bed, shown by brand partner Paramount Sleep. The bed features a heavy duvet topper with a silk and visco ...
October 31, 2017I started my work for the recent High Point Market seated in a chair in Studio B at FOX8. There I was attended to by a makeup artist who was facing her worst nightmare: Getting yours truly ready for a turn in front of unforgiving TV cameras. Being the expert that she is, she dabbed and brushed and magically erased (some of) the ravages of time, helping me present my best face, such as it is, to the furniture world. The studio interview focused on the growing bed-in-a-box category, one that gained even more strength at the recent market. It ...
October 17, 2017The fall High Point Market, a personal favorite of mine (more on that later), is now open for business. Here, culled from the list of bedding companies showing their wares in High Point this week, are five business-building ideas you should consider: 1. Expand your commitment to better bedding. Shifman Mattress, the New Jersey-based producer that focuses on the high end of the market, has revamped its Masters collection, which touts natural materials and handcrafted quality. Another high-end company to consider is Vispring, the Plymouth, England-based producer, which is debuting new Italian designer fabrics here and is showing a premium ...
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