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I am officially old, soon to be elderly. One of my role models, Ric Flair, once described himself as a “kiss stealing, Cadillac driving, Johnnie Walker Black drinking son-of-gun.” I am a “Metamucil drinking, scooter driving, heavy breathing, Social Security check getting old coot.” More
HIGH POINT — New factory orders for furniture rose 2% in January compared with the same month last year, according to the latest Furniture Insights survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors by the High Point accounting and consulting firm Smith Leonard. More
HIGH POINT — Italian bedroom manufacturer Fabelli is making its debut at the April High Point Market with new leather beds as well as new bedroom groups featuring contemporary lacquer finishes. More
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April 26, 2016Building approvals are taking longer than ever, eight months for new construction. Cities have reduced the number of employees, slowing down the creation of more jobs… a cycle? Illinois is losing 56 manufacturing jobs per week, while Wisconsin and Ohio are each adding jobs every day. High taxes and revenue generated in Illinois must go to covering underfunded pensions of previous employees…. A cycle? UAW Detroit wages approaching $60 an hour with benefits; Ford jobs going to Mexico… a cycle? Interesting thought about this election: This is not a typical horizontal election of Left vs Right and all of their ...
April 20, 2016Want to sell more high-priced sleep sets? Take a page -- or two -- out of the bedding specialists' playbook. A close look at our latest retail bedding survey (see 16 April print issue) makes a compelling case for applying the specialists’ skills to your mattress business. Consider: * The bedding specialists are generating 58% of their mattress sales at prices of $1,000 and up, with almost one-quarter of those sales coming at $2,000 and up. Furniture stores, in contrast, are generating less than half of their sales at $1,000 and up. * The bedding specialists generally have higher best-selling price ...
April 16, 2016Over the last three weeks there has been extensive coverage of the industry's public response to North Carolina's HB2: threats of boycotts, actual boycotts, letters to the editor and myriad statements in opposition. To date, we have not received a single statement in support of the law, although I can tell you from private conversations there are many in the industry who do support the law, or at least its intent. We have been exceptionally careful in our coverage. All statements regarding HB2 have been run unedited, and all headlines have been intentionally simple and direct. Our position ...
Business Annual 2016
- Hospitality & Design Expo
May 4, 2016 - May 6, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
- Maison & Objet Americas
May 10, 2016 - May 13, 2016
- International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)
May 14, 2016 - May 17, 2016
New York, NY