As 2021 progresses and the world looks forward to some greater normalcy, the 2021 schedule of International Market Centers trade shows will proceed with the Atlanta Market slated for January 12 to 19; the Las Vegas Market rescheduled to April 11 to 15 and August 22 to 26, and the Spring High Point Market rescheduled to June 5 to 9.
Homeworld Business discussed with IMC CEO Robert Maricich what showgoers might experience as they attend the forthcoming markets.
Walker Edison has had a busy 2020, even leaving the COVID-19 pandemic aside, including naming and Joana McKenna, its president, and she told HomeWorld Business that the company has set the stage for bigger, better things in 2021.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the call for home furnishings in 2020 ran so high that keeping up with demand became a challenge for mass-market retailers and vendors, but a consequence was mass trial of products already designed to be functional, stylish and affordable.
Big sales increases of home furnishings and appliances led a 3% overall gain this year in holidays sales during an…
In a season when holiday shopping began early, November retail sales dipped from the month before but still enjoyed a sixth consecutive year-over-year gain, according to the National Retail Federation.
As 2021 approaches, Wayfair Professional has made its interior design trend predictions, which expands on style directions that have been evolving in the marketplace.
Tuscan Iron Entries, a U.S.-based manufacturer of ornamental iron windows and doors, has entered into a partnership with the Kathy Ireland Worldwide family of brands.
Ready to assemble furniture supplier Walker Edison recently added four new key hires to it team to help propel the company’s growth.
Greentouch Home has formed a partnership with the ED Ellen DeGeneres brand to launch a line of bathroom furnishings.
Bestar-Bush’s Bush Business Furniture, the company’s commercial furniture division, is applying its history of home office expertise to help companies and professionals make the transition as more work gets done in private residences.
With coronavirus-related shifts prompting buyers and vendors to consider new ways of doing business, opportunities for exhibitors to connect with retail customers via their High Point showrooms have emerged, according to the High Point Market Authority. For about 100 exhibitors, adaptive strategies include finding fresh ways to use their spaces at the venue to connect with buyers during off-market periods.
Bed Bath & Beyond has introduced the Cozy Backyard Holiday collection, a furnishings and housewares array curated to help consumers “enjoy the present” with ideas for creating a winter wonderland at home, the company said.
The High Point Market Authority has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Josh Hudson, CEO of Hudson’s Furniture, Randy Tilinski, president of Bungalow Classic, and Jeremy Hoff, president of Hooker Furniture, following a vote of approval at its most recent board meeting on October 21.