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High Point Market Videos

Stephen Bogart at High Point Market

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.


  • 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 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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    The 'Why' of Leadership

    Eric Easter

    April 7, 2014


    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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  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    March 26, 2014

    My Bracket is Busted!!!

    So the bad news is my Creighton Bluejays did not play to their capabilities in the third round of the NCAA against Baylor. Their dream season game ended in disappointment. With sports on the big stage and in life you never know quite what makes the difference. Both teams work hard, they put in the effort, they show up ready to play but the game gets started and the results are not what was expected for one competitor or the other. That's life! To the Bluejays credit they accepted defeat with class. The coach gave one of the best ...

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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.


  • Barclay Butera at HP Market

    Barclay Butera Unveils Highland House Collection

    Upholstery/Style Editor Cindy Hodnett talks to designer Barclay Butera, who is launching a collection of upholstery, case goods and occasional accents with Highland House at this week's High Point Market. (Our video reports are brought to you by AkzoNobel.)

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