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Brad Bonham, CEO of ready-to-assemble furniture vendor Walker Edison, is a Utah regional finalist for Ernst & Young’s 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. More
Chris Lynch has signed a deal to acquire full interest in furniture sales promotion specialist Lynch Sales. More
While Harounian Rugs International senior vice president Greg Jordt believes that the company’s rugs can be the star of a showroom, he doesn’t want top billing. More
Ethan Allen said sales for the quarter ended March 31 were essentially even with the same quarter last year, while net income tumbled more than 50% due to expenses from a major product rollout and the refurbishing of a number of its retail stores. More
Good-looking mattress displays help consumers choose which beds they will try out on retail floors, a research study commissioned by Colonial LLC reveals. More
As part of his role as staff vice president of marketing for Leggett & Platt’s bedding group, Mark Kinsley helps promote the health story behind a good night’s sleep. More
Pivot, a nonprofit furniture and home décor company, made its High Point Market debut, featuring items made from reclaimed and salvaged materials. More
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April 22, 2015Something bad happened when consumers in 4,651,641 households shopped for bedding last year: Those consumers did not buy a bed. That’s a massive buying gap that continues to bedevil bedding marketers. And it’s a massive missed opportunity, costing the industry lost sales of about $3.8 billion, according to Furniture/Today research. Our market research, a hallmark of our bedding coverage, first found a major bedding buying gap many years ago. The buying gap — the difference between those who shop for a product and those who actually buy — is traditionally lower in bedding than in many ...
April 22, 2015We're back with another installment of #MattressTags. If you're out in the midst of the High Point Market, hopefully you're finding all the product you need toward the latter half of the year. If you're back at the store, design studio or wherever else you might be reading this, best wishes on another business-filled week. With that, here's your next #MattressTags _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isn't technology great? From Gizmodo, meet Chipper. Developed by a team of Cal-Poly students (go Mustangs!), Chipper fits underneath a mattress and connects to a Smartphone. Its sensors enable it to silence ...
April 22, 2015With the annual meeting of Tempur Sealy International shareholders less than a month away, the tension between the company and dissident shareholder H Partners seems to be increasing by the day. The two sides have been filling shareholders’ inboxes and mailboxes with charts, graphs, financial tables and other materials supporting their points of view, and neither has been holding back on its opinions about the other side. “Tempur Sealy shareholders are suffering through sleepless nights,” headlines a recent, 95-page presentation sent by H Partners, an investment firm that owns about 10% of the company’s shares and had called for ...
Top 50 Retailing Giants
- Maison & Objet Americas
May 12, 2015 - May 15, 2015
- Hospitality & Design Show
May 13, 2015 - May 15, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
- International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)
May 16, 2015 - May 19, 2015
New York, NY