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Wood furniture industry news, features and analysis

In-depth news and style trend coverage of the wood furniture industry, including bedroom, youth bedroom, formal dining room, casual dining, home entertainment, home office and occasional furniture such as tables, cabinets, chests and curios.

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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

  • Epperson

    An Insider's View

    Jerry Epperson

    November 18, 2013

    How much of our current furniture is really 'new'?

    I hope no one expects me to lead by example. One evening, my lovely bride of 44 years and I were watching an old black and white murder mystery on television. Actually, I was watching the movie and she was playing Words with Friends with a friend, I guess.The movie was so old, the family had a maid who answered the door and served the meals. I interrupted Kathy and asked her if she noticed anything about the house in the movie. After a few minutes, she said it looked normal to her.That's when I pointed out ...

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  • Ray Allegrezza

    Editor's Desk

    Ray Allegrezza

    November 18, 2013

    Designer aims to create domestic line

    Sometimes you hear a story that simply leaves you scratching your head in disbelief. Last week, I heard one from a furniture designer named Austin Rese. Austin is a man on a mission to launch a new lifestyle line of home furnishings. But before you yawn and turn the page, let me add this twist: He intends to bring this line of home furnishings to market from materials sourced only from the United States.Like so many others in our industry, Rese has been troubled by the staggering loss of U.S. jobs to overseas production. But unlike most of ...

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  • Ray Allegrezza

    Editor's Desk

    Ray Allegrezza

    September 16, 2013

    What we can learn from FBI

    When the battle isn't your own, it is easy to assume the role of Armchair General. With that in mind, expect to see a flood of essays, blogs and ramblings from these sofa strategists anxious to tell us why Furniture Brands failed. (see earlier article about bankruptcy filing.)But since so much relating to the FBI outcome is still up in the air, I think I am going to leave my helmet off for now. However, I do think it is important - and fair - to point out that many of the challenges that FBI wrestled with are endemic not ...

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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.