First Comes Panic Buying, But Afterwards, Will Coronavirus Leave Lasting Changes to Consumer Psychology?

Table Plans - March 17, 2020 A big sale sign brings people in to shop who otherwise would have walked by. A new more convenient or time saving service, like buy online, pick up in store, ....

IMC Announces New Dates for Spring Markets

Table Plans - March 16, 2020 In light of the new developments with coronavirus (COVID-19) and an overall focus on health and safety, International Market Centers (IMC) announced adjustments to its spring market calendar. “The situation with ....

ISFD Now Accepting Entries for 2020 Pinnacle Awards® Competition

Table Plans - March 16, 2020 Who will this year’s Pinnacle Award winners be? Enter by July 31, 2020 to be considered for the 2020 Pinnacle Awards, the industry’s highest design honor. This year’s winners will ....

LEA Unlimited Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Table Plans - March 13, 2020 LEA Unlimited, a business specializing in leather upholstery, recently announced national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Greater Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s ....

ART Conference 2020 Canceled

Table Plans - March 13, 2020 In the interest of the health and safety of their attendees and to heed the nationwide call to limit travel and large gatherings, ART Conference 2020 on April 2-5 in ....

PMP Sales Expands Executive Leadership Team

Table Plans - March 13, 2020 PMP Sales, a promotions and consulting firm in the Home Furnishings Industry, recently announced the expansion of their executive leadership team. PMP welcomes Cynthia Heathcoe to the position of Vice ....

Spring 2020 High Point Market Postponed

Table Plans - March 12, 2020 The High Point Market Authority has been closely monitoring the ongoing and rapidly-evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, staying in constant contact with local and state public health officials and elected officials. ....

Englander Website Redesign Enhances New National Product Line

Table Plans - March 12, 2020 Top 15 bedding producer Englander has unveiled a redesigned website as part of its major brand relaunch, giving retail partners a powerful tool to engage consumers.   Beyond the refreshing, ....

Malouf Implements New Accessibility Tool on Website

Table Plans - March 12, 2020 Malouf recently added an accessibility tool on maloufsleep.com to ensure its content is available to all viewers. This new tool comes with built-in features such as a screen reader, contrast ....

Survey Findings from Digital Commerce 360 Reveal How Retailers Believe COVID-19 Will Impact Their Business

Table Plans - March 12, 2020 Almost half of all retailers expect some economic downturn in their revenue as a result of the WHO declared pandemic known as the coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to a March ....

Ohio Hardwood Furniture Market Postponed to June 3-4

Table Plans - March 12, 2020 By Nic Ledoux on 3/12/2020 Today the Hardwood Furniture Guild announced the 2020 Spring Ohio Hardwood Furniture Market will be postponed to June 3-4 in accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike ....

Guardian Wins Stevie Award for Sales & Customer Service

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Guardian Protection Products, Inc announced that it was presented with a silver Stevie Award in the Customer Service Innovation category during the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. ....

Business Group Names Corsicana Tech Chief Dallas CIO Of the Year

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 The chief information officer of mattress manufacturer Corsicana Mattress Co. has been recognized as the top technology executive in Dallas for organizations with up to $500 million in annual revenue. ....

Bernhardt Names Summer Thornton as New Designer in Residence

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Bernhardt recently announced that it has tapped Summer Thornton as their Designer in Residence. Known for her modern maximalist viewpoint, Summer Thornton (summerthorntondesign.com) will take her turn interpreting the iconic ....

Urban Barnwood To Release Five New Collections at High Point Market

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 The Wellington Dining Collection is Urban Barnwood’s most exciting dining set releasing in 2020. Urban Barnwood announced that it will be presenting five new collections at the recently postponed Market, ....

IHFC Features New, Expanded and Relocated Showrooms for High Point Market

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Twelve new, relocating and expanding showrooms will enhance the breadth and depth of the 450 resources in the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) at recently postponed 2020 High Point Market, ....

Bob’s Discount Furniture Deploys Versatile Credit’s Omni-channel Solution

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Versatile Credit Inc. (Versatile), an omni-channel financing platform for retailers, announced its platform has been deployed by Manchester, Conn.-based Bob’s Discount Furniture across 126 stores in 20 states. Versatile’s eCommerce ....

Shifman Mattress Partners with Italian Luxury Brand Frette on Mattress Collection

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Luxury handcrafted mattress maker Shifman Mattress Co. announced that it will debut a new mattress collection in collaboration with Italian luxury linen brand Frette.  The Frette x Shifman Mattresses collection ....

Kenneth Cobonpue Returns to Spring High Point Market

Table Plans - March 11, 2020 Pictured L to R: Bloom Chair, Chiquita Stool, Lolah armchair, and the Harry Rocking Stool. Filipino furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue announced that he will once again be exhibiting at High ....

Easy Furniture Web Tip 288: Your Website Words Matter

Table Plans - March 10, 2020 Sometimes people look at me like I have two heads when I try to explain what I do. In part it’s because I freelance and am not an ad agency ....

Tennessee-Based MLILY USA Will Donate 200 Mattresses & 200 Pillows to Tornado Victims

Table Plans - March 9, 2020 Mattress manufacturer MLILY USA, whose operations are based in Tennessee, recently committed to donating 200 mattresses and 200 pillows to help with tornado relief efforts in the state. The Nashville ....

Biscayne Bedding International Joins Eclipse International Licensing Network

Table Plans - March 9, 2020 Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International announced has signed a licensing partnership with Biscayne Bedding International giving the company rights to produce and sell Eclipse’s portfolio of brands throughout the state of ....

Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Scheduled for Spring HPMKT

Table Plans - March 9, 2020 International Market Centers (IMC) announced an exclusive schedule of seminars, tours and hospitality offerings for Spring 2020 High Point Market, running April 25 – 29, 2020. Through nearly 40 seminars ....

Isuzu Announces Two New Gasoline Engines at NTEA Work Truck Show

Table Plans - March 6, 2020 Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, recently revealed two new gasoline engines for its N-Series trucks. The company announced the powerful, efficient ....

Smart, Modular Bed Rocker System Helps People Fall and Stay Asleep

Table Plans - March 6, 2020 Ensven modules are low profile, making it easy to place your bed on them. Ensven recently announced that it is introducing a smart, modular bed rocker which transforms a good ....

Art Van Furniture to Close All Stores; Going Out of Business Sales to Start Friday, March 6

Table Plans - March 6, 2020 AVF Holdings, Inc., announced it has made the difficult decision to wind down operations and begin liquidation sales at all of its company owned stores in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, ....

Nourison Launches 40 Acts of Kindness Initiative

Table Plans - March 6, 2020 Floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison announced that it has launched a 40 Acts of Kindness initiative for 2020, encouraging and inspiring their employees to complete 40 acts of ....