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This Wednesday, the New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Assn. , along with AXOR Design Studio, will host Take a Bow to celebrate those who have contributed to the organization’s designer chairs for Take A Seat charity exhibits and auctions. More
For the second consecutive year, Moe’s Home Collection was named Best Independent Furniture Store here by readers of Vancouver-based lifestyle and entertainment publication The Georgia Straight. More
Sleep accessories producer bedgear is joining the bedding contingent at the High Point Market this fall. More
Police have arrested three people in connection to the murder of Carter’s Furniture store owner Donald Carter, WAVY.com reports . More
Longtime manufacturer’s representative George W. Myatt, 88, died Sept. 23. More
Responding to the demand created by its first Regulatory & Compliance Summit held in High Point earlier this year, Furniture/Today has announced plans for a West Coast follow up event to be held Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Hotel Menage in Anaheim. More
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September 25, 2014As you read this, we're less than a month from the next installment of the High Point Market and soon showrooms will be brimming with activity. For those who can’t attend markets for whatever reason, technology exists to give you a glimpse of what was out there in past shows. Glenn Sheridan, a Google-trusted photographer and owner/operator of Greensboro, N.C.-based GSO360, says virtual tours are the next big thing in market attendance because of the portability aspect they offer. “We now offer companies the ability to basically fold up their entire showrooms and have their ...
September 17, 2014This week we pose three questions on the blockbuster announcement that Mattress Firm has agreed to acquire West Coast powerhouse Sleep Train. We will take these questions one at a time. (See earlier article.) With this move, will Mattress Firm dominate the retail bedding landscape? Given the chain’s high profile, one that gets even higher with each major acquisition, it might seem that Mattress Firm does dominate the retail mattress world. But the numbers tell a very different story. With the addition of Sleep Train, the No. 4 bedding retailer, No. 1 Mattress Firm will have a market share ...
September 17, 2014If you intend to stay in business, innovation is the "in" that will keep you in the game. So, with that supposition in mind, we've decided to make innovation the theme of this year's Leadership Conference. (Click here for details.) Our theme is Are You In(novative)? and we plan to tie innovation to each of our presentations during this year's conference, set for Dec. 2-4 at the lovely Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. To show you the absolute connection between innovation and profitability, Steve Barr, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP., will share findings from a recent ...
Top 50 Retailing Giants
October 7, 2014 - October 9, 2014
- High Point Market
October 18, 2014 - October 24, 2014
High Point, N.C.
- International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show
November 8, 2014 - November 11, 2014
New York, NY