Las Vegas Market News

News, features and analysis of the Winter 2017 Las Vegas Market. Coverage includes updates on product introductions, style trends, business developments and strategies for growth.

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Blogs

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    January 31, 2017

    Bob Sherman loomed large on Las Vegas bedding scene

    There he was, much larger than life, once again dominating the mattress scene at the bedding-rich Las Vegas Market. Bob Sherman’s industry comeback is now under way at Restonic, a fact advertised with a huge banner on the World Market Center parking deck. The banner pictured Sherman holding the Restonic logo and just a few well chosen words: “Bob Sherman” in the lower left corner and “Space B926” in the lower right corner. Call that his new business card, an invitation to his many retail friends, a shot across the bow of his new competitors, or even a monumental ...

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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    January 26, 2017

    Optimism is great; a strategy is better

    Attendees at this week’s Las Vegas Market took a page from the U.S. Post Office, refusing to be deterred by opening day rains and swarming the Market Center in what IMC officials said was likely to be record numbers. And while it’s common to take such reports from show and market operators with a grain of salt, the classic eye test of elevator, car and bus traffic along with activity on the market floor itself suggested they just might be right. The prevailing mood was one of optimism among exhibitors, significant numbers of which came to market ...

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  • Mike Root

    A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    January 19, 2017

    Winter Las Vegas Market is a chance to start the new year off right

    After sitting through an ice storm this past weekend, a trip to Las Vegas does not sound like that bad of a deal. That is until I realize we are ostensibly going there to work. By some standards, what we do would not be considered work … hanging out in well-displayed climate-controlled showrooms, telling jokes while waiting for customers, enjoying the company of retailers and vendors, and going out at night to some great places (if we so choose). As glamorous as that sounds, I believe reps are the pure essence of free enterprise. We get to enjoy the largesse of ...

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Mattress Math

Mattress Math

Follow David Perry's latest blog series on the numbers behind the mattress industry. This week he looks at consumers' top sleep strategies Click here to read! Sponsored by King Koil.