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Blogs

  • 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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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    October 15, 2014

    A New Era Emerging for Furniture. Are You Ready?

    As you walk the High Point Market this week you may notice some subtle, or perhaps not so subtle, changes. The bedroom resource you’ve been visiting for the last 10 markets might just have some upholstery you’ve never seen before. The upholstery supplier that’s been your go-to for years might have just entered the motion segment. And you may see that youth furniture is a bit more widespread than you remember from past markets, and from companies that have never played in the segment before. There’s a movement underway and while not entirely new it is ...

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

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