March 2, 2017Here are 10 takeaways (and 14 photos) from a visit to Johnny Janosik’s new Dover, Del., store grand opening March 4.
February 13, 2017Sustainability, integrity and creativity are the name of the game for Furniture Pipeline. Not only does it use recycled and eco-friendly materials to create stylish furniture, it gives back to the world in the process.
February 10, 2017
SEATTLE — Almost any walkabout in downtown Seattle will lead pedestrians past the two giant spheres that anchor the Amazon headquarters campus, but the adjacent Amazon Go store is attracting its fair share of attention as well.
An 1,800-square-foot store that allows shoppers to scan an app on their phone, grab their items of choice and walk out, Amazon Go is currently in Beta Tasting with Amazon employees, prompting speculation about the evolution of a retail experience devoid of long waits in line.
February 9, 2017
SEATTLE — At the 2016 Furniture Today Leadership Conference, Progressive Business Media introduced its inaugural Furniture Industry Leadership Awards, a new recognition program in which retailers, manufacturers and consumers select the honorees.
The first-of-its-kind industry awards program is designed to recognize best-in-class retail organizations at three sales volume levels: under $50 million, $51 million to $350 million and more than $350 million.
The retail store winner in the $51 million to $350 million sales volume category for 2016 was Roche Bobois, described as “a unique play in the high-end market.” Founded in 1960, the family owned manufacturer/retailer now operates an international network of more than 250 stores in 50 countries, including this Seattle location, one of 27 stores in the U.S.
October 27, 2016Furniture Today’s Senior Retail Editor Clint Engel asked retailers for their take on the best products they saw during the October High Point Market. Here’s a look at what they liked.
October 24, 2016Sunday evening’s gala American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame induction ceremony honored five outstanding industry leaders during the fall High Point Market. Celebrity presenters and past honorees made each presentation before a packed audience at the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, N.C.
July 11, 2016Company profile with more photos featured in our July 11th issue by Cindy W. Hodnett.
June 21, 2016Furniture/Today visited with San Diego-based Jerome’s Furniture two days before the opening of its 13 store in Fountain Valley, Calif. Here’s an early look as the showroom was coming together.
June 20, 2016Lee Goodman will step down as president and CEO of San Diego-based Jerome’s later this year, and he points to this team of directors and executives as the reason he can move on in confidence.
June 13, 2016Color trends, new constructions and ongoing collaborations were themes at Summer Showtime. Participants enjoyed previewing the latest fabric trends as well as an evening on the street with food trucks, libations and live entertainment.
June 6, 2016Visitors to JBS Leather, housed on the third floor of the Resource Center, might be surprised to find luxury Italian leathers on display and equally pleased by the influence of Italian design on the company's Brazilian leather options. See the latest designs.
June 6, 2016In case you missed it, here are just a few scenes from the Home Furnishings Assn.’s recent networking conference in Long Beach, Calif.