From Home Furnishing Business
Showplace Features New, Expanded Lines for Spring Market
Several new tenants and expanded showrooms are on the exhibitor roster for Showplace, a key destination for retailers, designers and buyers at the High Point Spring Market, April 14 -18.
More than 80 exhibitors are bringing new product to Showplace, offering a variety of design aesthetics and price points.
“Showplace is a key destination for top retailers, designers and buyers looking for diverse resources,” said Julie Messner, senior vice president for furniture and home décor leasing. “Our newest exhibitors join an impressive list of showrooms that includes American Leather, Couristan, Dimplex, Four Hands, Furniture Classics, Jaipur Living, Rowe, Simon Li, Sunpan Modern Home and Surya.”
Companies making their debut include:
Art Carpet USA (Showplace 3605) manufactures woven area rugs of various constructions, sizes and qualities in a one million-square-foot state-of-the-art facility outfitted with 26 high-tech weaving machines. The company serves six continents and exports to more than 50 countries all over the world.
Bombay Company (Showplace 2340) started as a mail order company in New Orleans in 1978, eventually growing to be a “much-loved purveyor of furnishings and gifts.” At Market, buyers in the Bombay showroom will find upholstery and case goods, wall décor, accent furniture, dining furniture and storage.
Tov Furniture (Showplace 1850) has a product list that includes accent furniture, antiques and reproductions, bar and dining pieces, lamps and lighting, rugs and upholstery. Members of the Tov team say they focus on bold, cutting-edge designs that are not only in-step with latest fashions, but that also set new fashion trends and offer a perfect balance between style, comfort, quality and price.
Three Birds Casual (Showplace 2406) is a new outdoor source and offers products that allow consumers to bring indoor lifestyles to outdoor settings. From sectionals and sofas to dining tables and umbrellas, Three Birds Casual helps retailers and designers develop outdoor living showcases that translate into almost any backyard.
In addition to the new showrooms, several companies are relocating to or expanding within Showplace. These companies include: The Bramble Co. (1525/1550/1650); Capris Furniture (3555/3603); CDI International (2500); and GTR Leather (3605).
Buyers can enjoy complimentary refreshments at Showplace, sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt including: Complimentary Buyer’s Breakfast Saturday-Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Showplace Atrium, and Sunset on 3 with complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d’oeuvres Saturday –Tuesday, 5:00-7:00 p.m., on the 3rd floor Balcony.
For more Showplace introductions, go to: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/new-and-improved-showplace-transforming-for-market