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Rugs America will bring 15 new area rug collections from Turkey and India for the Oct. 17-22 High Point Market. More
Top 100 company Arhaus is investing $43 million in a 770,000-square-foot new headquarters and distribution center facility and has 13 new stores slated to open through 2016, The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting. More
Tunica Furniture Market founder Scott Morton is relocating the event and has announced dates of May 25-26, 2016 for the first market in its new location. More
The bedding industry recorded solid gains in July, with units rising 4.2% and the wholesale value of bedding shipments increasing by 6%, an industry report said. More
Baby Boomers spent nearly $35 billion on furniture and mattresses last year, per Furniture/Today’s 2015 Consumer Buying Trends Survey. They comprised four out of 10 of households purchasing a reclining chair in 2014 and a significant 49% of the dollars spent on the recliner category. More
We can beat this team in our sleep! With college football season upon us, here's a timely article from The Wall Street Journal that looks at how some programs are incorporating sleep science as part of their training regimen. Maybe this will cut down on a number of blowout games this year, affectionately known as "snoozers." Bonus small college football time: Can you identify the team that wears the helmet in this item's image? Leave your answer in the comments below for potential bragging rights and, if you're correct, a certain mention in the next #MattressTags. Standing ... More
Case goods and upholstery manufacturer Fine Furniture Design is giving its customers a chance to name a custom beer as part of a contest to be held at the grand opening of its new showroom here at the October market. More
Home furnishings e-commerce giant Wayfair is expanding its operations with a nearly 900,000 square-foot distribution center in Erlanger, Ky. More
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Utility Bedding 2015
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Sourcing Strategies by Tom Russell
September 1, 2015Recent news that Asian currencies have weakened against the dollar could certainly be good news for U.S. furniture importers. Not only does this potentially lower the cost of finished goods they purchase from the factories. It also potentially lowers the cost for consumers. This change in value was led by the devaluation of the Chinese currency in early August. Other currencies in Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia, which are loosely pegged to the dollar, followed suit in the next week or two. At this stage, the differences have been meager, with changes in value in the low to middle single ...
August 31, 2015News of China’s stock market woes last week and concerns about their spread to the U.S. overshadowed some encouraging news for the furniture industry in the form of improving consumer confidence and housing start data. In its monthly report for August, the Conference Board reported that Consumer Confidence rebounded after a decline in July, with the index rising to 101.5 in August from the previous month’s 91.0. The Present Situation Index also increased, rising to 115.1 from 104 in July, and consumers’ outlook for the labor market was also upbeat. Those anticipating more jobs ...
August 25, 2015Sealy officials recently received a very special Sealy Posturepedic: A 1957 model that was in remarkable condition. No, the warranty was not still in effect (sorry, I couldn’t resist), but there is an interesting warranty aspect to this story that we will get to in a moment. A consumer in Texas had called Sealy and said she had an older bed the company might be interested in. Sealy officials were delighted to take possession of a full-sized 1957 Sealy Posturepedic. The bed was in such great shape that the company took it to the recent Las Vegas Market, where ...
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