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Las Vegas Market News

News, features and analysis of the Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market, a biannual furniture trade show being held 27-31 July. Coverage includes updates on product introductions, style trends, business developments and strategies for growth.

Las Vegas Market News From Furniture Today

  • Support grows for Ante4Autism poker tourney

    Mattress industry support is growing for the seventh annual Ante4Autism poker event, an autism fundraiser that has become a regular feature of the January Las Vegas Market. More

  • Sealy, Stearns & Foster moving to Building C in Las Vegas

    Tempur Sealy International is moving its flagship Sealy and Stearns & Foster brands into Building C of the World Market Center here for the winter Las Vegas Market. More

  • Furnituretoday.com’s top stories, videos of the year

    In one American Signature

    Closures, criticism and bedding topped the reading lists of people visiting the Furnituretoday.com website this year. More

  • WithIt to honor Carolyn Kinder with Legacy Award

    Carolyn Kinder

    WithIt , the industry’s women’s leadership development network, will honor Carolyn Kinder with its Legacy Award during its awards dinner and ceremony during the Las Vegas Market. More

  • Time to submit your Las Vegas intros

    HIGH POINT — Furniture/Today invites companies introducing NEW furniture and bedding products at the winter Las Vegas Market to submit information and photos to be considered for editorial coverage of the market. More

  • Jackson/Catnapper to show at Las Vegas Market

    Upholstery source Jackson Furniture Inds./ Catnapper will show at the Las Vegas Market for the first time next month in a 15,254-square-foot showroom, World Market Center B-800. More

  • Z-Line Designs to make Las Vegas Market debut

    Ready-to-assemble furniture specialist Z-Line Designs says it will show at the Las Vegas Market for the first time at the next show, Jan. 18-22. More

  • Donco Trading heading back to Las Vegas Market

    Donco Trading youth bed group

    Donco Trading Co., which sells youth furniture under the Donco Kids brand, is returning to the Las Vegas Market in January after a three-and-a-half-year absence. More

  • Groovystuff brings Caravan Cubes to Las Vegas Market

    GROOVYSTUFF CARAVAN CUBES

    Groovystuff will introduce Brian Davis from High Point as its Featured Designer for the Jan. 18-22 Las Vegas Market, with a new line of bohemian-inspired Caravan Cubes, the size of poufs, made from a solid lightweight batted foam core with a canvas side panel for personal customization. More

  • SSA to host Greenguard seminar in Las Vegas

    Scott Steady

    The Specialty Sleep Assn. is sponsoring a seminar on UL’s Greenguard Certification program at the January Las Vegas Market. More

  • Tom Mitchell to retire from International Market Centers

    Tom Mitchell

    Tom Mitchell, president of home furnishings leasing at International Market Centers since the company was formed in 2011, will retire at the end of the year. More

  • Caracole to make Las Vegas Market debut on c-One

    Caracole will make its Las Vegas Market debut in January in a 1,701-square-foot showroom on c-One. More

Vegas Videos Summer 2014

Monica Pedersen at Vegas

See our video coverage of the Las Vegas Market.  We talk to key retailers and suppliers for the latest product trends and business news. Click to view. Coverage is sponsored by Storis.

Las Vegas Market Seminars

Las Vegas Market

Educational seminars at the Las Vegas Market will give buyers a chance to soak up an array of ideas, advice and information about the home furnishings business. See this week's schedule.

Blogs

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    August 6, 2014

    Bedding, branding go hand-in-hand at World Market Center

    The mattress industry understands branding. And the Las Vegas Market is a bedding-rich event. Add those two facts together and you get a textbook in mattress branding on the World Market Center campus. While this is not a new development, the WMC continues to add branding opportunities on its campus, and bedding companies continue to step up to the plate, reminding buyers that this is a mattress market of the first order. This market we found Tempur Sealy International branding above the entrance doorways in Building C, which happens to be the home of many mattress companies, including Tempur-Pedic. The ...

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  • Thomas Lester

    An Inside Look

    Thomas Lester

    July 29, 2014

    Kalaty, Amer make move to Vegas

    The rug sector continues to grow in significance in Las Vegas as distributors realize the importance of having a space in which to interact with retail buyers in the western U.S. Two more rug vendors have made the investment to open new showrooms in the World Market Center for this week’s Las Vegas Market. Hicksville, N.Y.-based Kalaty joins Amer Rugs as new tenants on Building B’s fourth floor, a floor with a number of key rug distributors, including Loloi, Jaipur, Momeni, Harounian Rugs International and more. While both rug companies will make their Vegas debut ...

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  • Mike Root

    From A Rep's Perspective

    Mike Root

    July 25, 2014

    Las Vegas Market Opportunities This Week

    Well it’s that time again. Another Summer market and the “livin’ is easy” as the song goes. Looks like a cool 102 degree to 109 degree week of weather --- but it’s a “dry heat” so we have that going for us. So here are a few things for reps to do while they are staying around the air conditioned buildings. 1.  Register, get badges and say Hi to Jennifer and Kathy at the IHFRA office in Building A Lobby right across from the Concierge Desk 2.  Learn all about IHFRA benefits at the benefit informations sessions on Saturday ...

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