High Point Market Authority Announces Brand Ambassador and Tour Partnerships

Table Plans - September 3, 2019 The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announced that it has partnered with long-time Market veterans and industry experts Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel for two exciting initiatives.  Both kicking ....

Alden Parkes to Offer Seminars On Design Trends and Business Practices at High Point Market

Table Plans - September 2, 2019 By Nic Ledoux on 9/2/2019 Alden Parkes announced that that they are hosting three days of free seminars in the customized seminar room at the Alden Parkes showroom located in ....

BEDGEAR Expands Sales Force and Supporting Sales Teams

Table Plans - September 2, 2019 BEDGEAR recently announced six strategic new hires as well as the elevations of three employees within the company that will help to support growing sales and consumer demand. The company ....

Strategies Furniture Retailers Can Use to Improve eCommerce Product Imagery

Table Plans - September 2, 2019 Historically, furniture shopping was something customers preferred to do in physical storefronts, even once ecommerce options became available.    Three major factors drove this preference: first, furniture tends to come ....

Hannah Pedigo Receives ISFD’s Foundation Scholarship

Table Plans - August 29, 2019 Hannah Pedigo, a student at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), has been selected to receive the International Society of Furniture Designers’ Foundation Scholarship (previously called the Touching Lives ....

Easy Furniture Web Tip #283: Roll Out the Red Carpet to Your Website

Table Plans - August 29, 2019 In my small town, we have a Farmer’s Market every Thursday evening from May through October. Part of the reason for the event is to draw folks to the struggling ....

Comprehensive Programming At IMC’s Atlanta Fall Design Events

Table Plans - August 28, 2019 Fall Design Week Programming Panel discussion at Fall Design Week. International Market Centers (IMC) announced that it will present four days of programming at its Atlanta design events – Fall ....

High Point Market and ASID Announce Design Viewpoints Series Sessions for Fall Market 2019

Table Plans - August 28, 2019 The High Point Market Authority (HPMA), in partnership with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), has set the schedule for its popular educational seminar series for Fall Market, October ....

City Furniture Purchases First-of-its-Kind Electric Vehicle in Southeast

Table Plans - August 28, 2019 Taking a key step toward becoming carbon neutral, City Furniture announced that this week it put the first all-electric Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor in the Southeastern U.S. to work, ....

Women of Malouf Features Kacie Malouf in Inaugural Speaker Series Event

Table Plans - August 28, 2019 The Women of Malouf organization recently featured Kacie Malouf in their first ever company-wide speaker series event. As the co-founder of Malouf, Kacie answered employee questions about the history of ....

Casual Industry Names Manufacturer Leadership Award Finalists

Table Plans - August 27, 2019 Five manufacturers of outdoor furnishings have been named finalists for the International Casual Furnishings Association’s 2019 Manufacturer of the Year Award.  The five companies were selected for ICFA’s Manufacturer Leadership ....

New Chair Appointed to Committee Overseeing Furniture Sustainability Standard

Table Plans - August 26, 2019 Jeffrey Olsen has been appointed joint committee chair of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard. As chair, Mr. Olsen will manage the joint committee, act as liaison between the committee ....

Over 1,500 Exhibitors to Represent Full Range of Furniture Industry at Upcoming CIFF Shanghai

Table Plans - August 26, 2019 2019 CIFF Shanghai has announced that over 1,500 exhibitors will represent the full range of the furniture sector. Home, office, outdoor, décor, furnishing textiles and machinery for the furniture industry, ....

Malouf Expands Legal Team with Hire of Jeff Steed as Chief Legal Officer

Table Plans - August 26, 2019 Malouf announced that it recently added former Kirton McConkie partner Jeff Steed to its legal team as chief legal officer. With more than 12 years of experience representing global technology ....

FrontRoom Furnishings to Liquidate Key Locations in Central Ohio

Table Plans - August 26, 2019 FrontRoom Furnishings announced it will begin liquidation of most of its central Ohio retail stores beginning September 2.   Store closing events will take place at five of the six ....

New Lines Debut in Suites at Market Square for High Point Market

Table Plans - August 26, 2019 New temporary exhibitors are adding to the breadth and depth of available resources in the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) for Fall 2019 High Point Market, running Oct. 19 to ....

OMI Expands OEM Program

Table Plans - August 25, 2019 Following on the heels of its partnership with Nest Bedding, organic mattress and sleep products manufacturer OMI announced that it is expanding its OEM program. OMI manufactures Nest’s exclusive certified ....

Pavilion Broadway to Unveil New Photography Studio

Table Plans - August 23, 2019 Designer furniture retailer, Pavilion Broadway, announced that it is set to reveal their first-ever professional photography studio. The company has invested over $60,000 in this specialist workspace which will be ....

Rich Weeden Assumes President’s Role At Raffel Systems

Table Plans - August 23, 2019     Raffel Systems, an industry leader in technology for the motion furniture, bedding, cinema and industrial markets announced that Rich Weeden has been promoted to the position of President ....

Six Designers Turn Alden Parkes High Point Space Into a ‘Showhouse in a Showroom’

Table Plans - August 23, 2019 Pictured L to R: Philip Gulotta, Patti Johnson, Shannon Ggem, Keita Turner, Hannah Toney and Andre Hilton. Alden Parkes announced that six interior designers whose practices span the country from ....

American Freight Furniture and Mattress Opens East Atlanta Store

Table Plans - August 23, 2019 American Freight Furniture and Mattress reports that it opened its sixth store in the Atlanta area on August 23, 2019. The new Decatur store is 24,000 square feet and is ....

69th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards to be Held in Dallas

Table Plans - August 22, 2019 Dallas Market Center recently announced that the 69th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards, produced by Gifts & Decorative Accessories magazine--part of Progressive Business Media--will be hosted in Dallas in June of ....

Jim Sica Announced As New Senior Vice President of Foremost Groups, Inc – Outdoor Division

Table Plans - August 22, 2019 Foremost Groups, Inc. recently announced that Jim Sica, founder of Patiology, has agreed to join Foremost as Senior Vice President - Outdoor Division.As Senior Vice President for the Outdoor Division, ....

Stuart Carlitz to Be Honored As ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ by By Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association

Table Plans - August 21, 2019 Stuart Carlitz, President and Chief Executive Officer of mattress manufacturer Bedding Industries of America and the Eclipse International licensing group, will be honored this fall as “Manufacturer of the Year” ....

TrendWatch Highlights Three Key Home Furnishings Trends at Fall High Point Market

Table Plans - August 21, 2019 International Market Centers announced that its exclusive TrendWatch program will feature three directional themes – ANIMALIER, DRENCHING and FOCUS – for Fall 2019 High Point Market, running Oct. 19 – ....

High Point Market Announces Diane Keaton, Top 100 Digital Influencer, TV Celebrities for Fall Keynote Series

Table Plans - August 20, 2019 The High Point Market Authority recently announced its Keynote Series lineup for Fall Market, October 19-23, 2019. This educational series will bring three keynote sessions to High Point Market, each ....

Bernhardt Celebrates the Art of Design with Designer in Residence Program

Table Plans - August 20, 2019 Bernhardt recently announced that it will launch a new collaboration in conjunction with Hearst’s Luxury Design Collection (Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Town & Country, and Veranda) to showcase an emphasis ....