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.
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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.
The 2020 Fall High Point Market wrapped up a nine-day expanded schedule that was executed with a multitude of safety measures in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and generated strong order writing, according to its host, the High Point Market Authority.
Dorel Industries has created the new Augusta collection for its Ameriwood furniture lineup in a balanced approach to the marketplace weighing affordability and on-trend style in a way that is relevant to today’s lifestyles.
In time for High Point Market season, Sauder Woodworking recently added five new collections to its array of available products, each addressing current trends. The New Hyde collection features a mid-century look and an application in small spaces.
With the Fall High Point Market getting underway with a new format designed to keep showgoers safe from the threat of COVID-19, Adesso is among those companies that has been developing fresh products and is addressing the latest in style.
With the Fall High Point Market getting underway, Mastercraft International reports that it’s ready to visit with customers in person and via video calls for showroom tours featuring new and trending furnishings with lamps designed to address the demand for key styles.
The High Point Market Authority has partnered with One Room Challenge to present the first-ever virtual edition of the six-week design event, which will kick off October 7.
International Market Centers (IMC) will launch a new eight-episode video series this week, that summarizes style, product and consumer trends revealed at and driven by summer 2020 gift, home décor and furniture markets.
Bob Maricich has a long history in the furnishings business including a stint as president and CEO of Century Furniture. Prior to that, he was president of American Drew and American of Martinsville after holding senior positions at companies such as Flexsteel and Texaco. He took over Internationals Market Centers leadership in 2008.
The furnishings markets operated by International Market Centers— Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market— will together present a webinar exploring 2021 interior design trends as part of their virtual education offerings.
At the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for October 13 to 21, InterHall will host 10 new design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors, a group that will join more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of the show’s signature destinations.
The High Point Market Authority has opened online registration for the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, through Wednesday, October 21 at the new microsite www.highpointmarket.org/hpmktsafe.
The High Point Market Authority has released its style report for Summer/Fall 2020, and is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Style Spotters team.