Furniture Industry Community News, Donation Events, Activities, Charities
The High Point Market Authority, in association with the American Society of Interior Designers, has set the schedule for an expanded Design Viewpoints seminar series at the fall High Point Market and has also added two bonus seminars. More
Top 100 store Gardiners Furniture held its inaugural charity golf tournament and luncheon at The Country Club of Maryland in Baltimore County Aug. 11. More
Woodstock Furniture Outlet, an Acworth, Ga.-based retailer who has attended nearly every Tupelo Furniture Market since its inception in the late 1980s, is the latest recipient of the market’s National Buyer Appreciation Award. More
Circle Furniture owners Richard Tubman, Peggy Burns and Harold Tubman bicycled 192 miles across Massachusetts in the Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual bike-a-thon that raises money for cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. More
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Chairman John D. Bassett III and author Beth Macy will appear on C-Span2 this Sunday night, Aug. 17, to discuss Macy’s book, “Factory Man.” More
Case goods manufacturer Standard Furniture has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that argues it should receive a portion of duties on Chinese-made bedroom furniture. More
News From The Web
- Editor-in-Chief Ray Allegrezza talks with WGHP-TV in High Point about the bankruptcy decision from Furniture Brands International.
May 23, 2014Whose brand is it anyway? Why do I ask this? Well, at the time of this writing, I am sitting in a hot plane on a tarmac in Atlanta. I have been sitting here for a while and, for a reason unknown to us travelers, the air in the plane will not be turned on. As the gentleman next to me is talking about initiating a Twitter campaign to get air conditioning, I am again reminded of the control consumers now have in affecting a brand. Because of this, branding has become a MONSTROSITY of a task. Before the age ...
November 4, 2013The recently completed High Point Market gave the industry a chance to preview thousands of new products, some of which may become bestsellers. But I am here to tell you that sometimes our industry's future best sellers are not made of wood, fabric, foam, metal or glass. Instead, the future best sellers I spotted during market were 10 intelligent and driven young men and women who have earned the right to be recognized as Moh Scholars.In 2001, industry leader Larry Moh established the scholarship to honor his wife, Celia. The goal is to recognize and support the academic ...
From A Rep's Perspective
April 26, 2012Monday night at market there was a joint event sponsored by the National Home Furnishings Association (NHFA) and the International Home Furnishings Representative's Association (IHFRA). This is just one of many events that retailers and reps work together on to honor noteworthy members for their dedication to the industry. In local chapters around the country, local charity functions and industry events like the March on Washington, reps have always been supportive and have worked with retailers and factories to make our industry a better place. This year we had a particularly good slate of honorees from IHFRA. Rick Gillespie ...
If you missed the chance to attend our live webinar featuring Jerry Epperson's mid-year update on the "State of the Industry for 2014," sponsored by Nationwide Marketing Group, you can still view the recorded version. Click here!
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