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Blogs

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    October 21, 2014

    Bedgear, Airweave join bedding scene at High Point Market

    Here's a quick rundown on what's new and notable in mattresses and sleep accessories at the High Point Market: On the showroom scene, there are a handful of new bedding exhibitors, and a couple of bedding companies who have been in High Point before are returning to this market in new showrooms. On the flip side, there are also a couple of bedding producers who have exited High Point. The newcomers are led by Bedgear, a sleep accessories producer that says its new Plaza Suites showroom (1-500) will showcase “game-changing products.” Bedgear officials say they will unveil a ...

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  • Thomas Lester

    An Inside Look

    Thomas Lester

    October 21, 2014

    Rugs continue to cover more of market

    As the economy continues to improve at a slow-yet-steady pace, rug vendors are placing more importance on showing at the High Point Market. While those who have been here for a while continue to place emphasis on High Point, this market is notable for the showroom return of a high-end producer and the introduction of a custom rug creator. (Also see my interview below with Bobby Berk for our sister publication Home Accents Today.) Harounian Rugs International is back in a showroom in the Furniture Capital of the World with a space on the third floor of the International Home ...

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  • Dana French

    Research Says

    Dana French

    October 16, 2014

    5 facts about affluent consumers

    In researching affluent consumers for our biennial High Road project, I came across several interesting facts. Affluents are defined as having incomes of $100,000 or more. They currently number 27.6 million households or 23% of the total. Here’s what you need to know: 1.     Just because they have the money in the bank doesn’t mean they’re spending it. Today’s post-Recession affluents are choosing to invest rather than spend. Furniture/Today research shows that one-third of affluent households have been buying furniture less often since the Recession. 2.    Affluents want quality product when they do ...

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

Movers and shakers. Trendsetters and up-and-comers. That's what you’ll find in the 2014 H&TT Retailing Giants Issue. Read Now. Sponsored by Divatex.