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HIGH POINT — Better-quality leathers and fashion colors are in the spotlight in many leather upholstery showrooms at this week's High Point Market as producers try to gain a larger foothold in the middle and upper end of the market. More
HIGH POINT — Call it a tale of two markets. For a lot of showrooms, High Point Market business started booming a week ago, with major buyers flying in early and leaving before market began, while independent retailers arrived en masse after close of business on Saturday, ready to write orders on Monday as the work week began. More
HIGH POINT — The ability to mix and match finishes within large and smaller collections is helping drive case goods business at the High Point Market at both upper-end and lower-priced resources. More
HIGH POINT — Mattress retailers are finding an expanded assortment of sleep accessories at the High Point Market. And they like the new offerings. More
HIGH POINT — Canadian specialty bedding producer Zedbed has an expansive launch at this week's High Point Market, including the debut of its first-ever adjustable base as well as six new mattresses and a new range of mattress protectors. More
Retailer Green Front Furniture announced Tuesday that its president, Richard Cralle Jr., will begin the process of transferring the business to his son, Richard “Den” Cralle III. More
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October 21, 2014Here'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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October 21, 2014As 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 ...
October 16, 2014In 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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