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.
Las Vegas Market News From Furniture Today
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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
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
International Market Centers, which operates the Las Vegas and High Point markets, announced it will coordinate product donations and other humanitarian efforts by exhibitors in both cities. More
Through the Malouf Foundation, the company will focus efforts and funding to fight human trafficking by supporting non-profit and law enforcement endeavors to free innocent victims and prosecute criminals, as well as to aid in the aftercare and rehabilitation of child survivors More
Las Vegas Market’s seventh annual Up on the Roof benefit raised $15,735 to benefit Gift for Life — a record amount for the gift, stationery and home décor industries’ sole charitable organization. More
Following the close of Las Vegas Market last week, International Market Center officials said that the summer show’s success was tied to key increases in gift buyer attendance, stable home furnishings attendance and burgeoning support from the interior design community. More
Donny Osmond was on hand last week at the Coaster showroom to debut more than 200 new items to his Donny Osmond Home Line, engaging with retailers and discussing his plans to grow the DOH brand. More
The Las Vegas Design Center has announced 10 winners of the third annual ANDYZ design awards, a program created in partnership with the non-profit California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to spotlight the year’s best from interior designers, architects and design students based in the West. More
2017 Retail Rankings
November 22, 2017There is a rumor going around. Normally we don’t report rumors, but this is a column, not a news story, so bear with me. The rumor is that some manufacturers exhibiting at the upcoming Las Vegas Market are filling up their dance cards a little earlier than usual. In other words retailers, even before Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are looking to get a head start on finding the latest and greatest new products. Being a glass-half-full person, I choose to believe that’s good news, and here’s why. First, no one rushes out to get new stuff ...
October 5, 2017I would like to take pause from the regularly scheduled business column that appears in this space to offer heart-felt condolences to all those impacted by the shooting in Las Vegas. It is yet another reminder, as if one was needed after the succession of tragedies that have struck Houston, Miami, Puerto Rico and so many other places this year, that life is a precious and fragile gift. There are no magic words of comfort to ease the suffering of those who have lost loved ones. There is only empathy, sympathy and prayers to ease their pain. It is a ...
August 22, 2017There was no big asterisk on the quarterly bedding report issued the other day by the International Sleep Products Assn. But there should have been. That’s what one bedding leader said to me at the recent Las Vegas Market, as we assessed that eye-opening ISPA report, which showed the industry in negative shipment territory. Dollars were down 6.8% in the second quarter and are down 3.5% year to date, while units were down 8% in the second quarter and are down 6.2% year to date. Those bleak results had many bedding leaders shaking their heads in ...
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November 28, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Four Seasons Resort
Orlando, Florida, US
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