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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

  • Somerton introduces 24 occasional pieces

    This hall chest is part of the Soignee collection. Made with prima vera veneers, it has classic Hollywood and French design influences.

    LAS VEGAS — Case goods resource Somerton Dwelling is introducing two dozen new occasional pieces this week as part of an effort to round out various collections with stylish and functional additions. More

  • Groovystuff showing student design winner's product

    Ian O’Hare designed this coffee table, which is part of his Khunkhea collection.

    LAS VEGAS — Ian O'Hare of High Point is a senior at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., where he's studying to become a furniture designer. But even before he graduates next year, he'll have moved his fledgling career along in a significant way. More

  • King Koil redesigns Natural Response collection

    LAS VEGAS — Top 10 bedding producer King Koil is introducing a redesign of its ultra-luxury Natural Response collection at the Las Vegas Market. The Willowbrook, Ill.-based producer is also showing a new, affordably priced Posture Sense line, plus a series of new promotional iMattress models, officials said. More

  • Malouf revamps showroom, highlights accessories

    LAS VEGAS — Malouf has a larger, redesigned showroom at the Las Vegas Market that puts its sleep accessories products in the spotlight. More

  • New vendors, lots of color perk up rugs at Vegas

    Vignettes in Surya’s showroom highlight the manufacturer’s spectrum of products.

    LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas Market's rug showrooms this week feature new vendors, celebrity debuts and color, color, color. More

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Vegas Videos Summer 2014

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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

  • 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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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    February 26, 2014

    Specialty sleep sank in 2013 but can bounce back

    Something extraordinary happened in the specialty sleep arena last year. For the first time since the International Sleep Products Assn. began breaking out innerspring and specialty mattress figures (in 2004), specialty sleep mattress units and dollars declined in a non-recession year.And for the first time ever, the innerspring category grew in units and dollars when the specialty category declined. We do need to add a qualifier here. Those record-shattering trends are based on preliminary figures for 2013 recently released by ISPA. Final figures won't be available for a few months. But we would be greatly surprised if those ...

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