Due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19 combined with current state and local restrictions, the board of directors of the International Casual Furnishings Association have approved the cancellation of Casual Market Chicago, scheduled for September 22-25.
Norwalk Furniture has announced the addition of approximately 50 Inside Out Performance Fabrics to its assortment, a line of eco-friendly durable fabrics, and it is shifting its approach to fabric merchandising, making it easier to shop its line of more than 800 fabric and leather choices.
Las Vegas Market has announced its first-ever Build the Room: Virtual Showhouse, a project in which 12 well-known designers use cross-category exhibitor product to create a show-stopping room. The program, which will soon be live on the lasvegasmarket.com website, comes to life during two hour-long webinars on Aug. 20 and Aug. 27 when designers detail the ideas and inspirations behind their respective rooms.
Three industry associations have joined High Point Market Authority to support the new, three-period safe attendance plan for Fall Market, Oct. 13-21, 2020. This is the first initiative of its kind.
NY NOW, the modern wholesale market for retailers and specialty buyers seeking diversity and discovery, has decided, based on recent developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and after consultation with their community partners, to cancel the NY NOW Fall Edition and co-located National Stationery Show, which had been scheduled for October 18-20, 2020, at the Jacob Javits Center.
Home Decor brand Sagebrook Home has announced two new showroom locations at AmericasMart, with an expansive floor plan totaling 14,000 square feet.
The showrooms in Bldg 1, Floor 13, Suite E7 / G5 will feature both a Décor + Lighting Gallery.
Home furnishings retailer Crate & Barrel has named Janet Hayes as its new CEO, effective Aug. 1.