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
A few days still remain to submit product information to Furniture Today for inclusion in our issues covering the October High Point Market and other important industry events. 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
Wood furniture importer Woodbrook Designs and its licensed Dick Idol collection have moved to a new permanent space here at market. More
Furniture Factory 4.0
If you missed our recent webcast with Lectra on what the furniture factory of the future will look like, then you can click here to watch the recorded version. Topics include what trends and challenges are affecting furniture factories in the US & Worldwide and how these challenges are changing furniture production.
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 ...
August 15, 2017Another Las Vegas summer market is in the books, and, as usual, reports on traffic varied widely. While I got a number of positive reviews in on-the-record conversations with bedding exhibitors, their private assessments were generally not as positive. One even went so far as to say the summer market should be “euthanized.” When I asked one leading bedding exhibitor for his impression of traffic, I received this clever response: “I am amazed at the traffic.” Was he amazed at how good the traffic was, or was he amazed at how light the traffic was? He wasn’t saying, which ...
August 8, 2017Let’s call it Mattress Alley. The parade of banners hanging high on the parking deck on the World Market Center campus presented a high-visibility look at some key mattress themes. Among them: Cooler sleep, the benefits of a great night of sleep, the importance of value, the hassles of hassles, the power of good components and the need to find partners in a tough fight. The six banners, presented by Serta, Beautyrest, Restonic, Talalay Global and Spring Air, once again set the table for market conversations. I had been on the WMC campus for just a few minutes when ...
- Next Conference
September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017
Washington, DC, US
- High Point Market
October 14, 2017 - October 18, 2017
Downtown High Point
High Point , North Carolina , US
- ABC Kids Expo
October 17, 2017 - October 19, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada