If there was one lesson from this year's holiday shopping season, it is that many traditional retailers are having to work a lot harder to persuade Americans to open their pocketbooks.
Officials at the Tupelo Furniture Market are prepping for the start of next month's market set to start February 6 and run through February 9.
New orders from furniture retailers rose 5 percent in October 2013 compared with the same prior-year month, according to the latest Furniture Insights survey.
Ethan Allen will be the primary source of furniture and décor for the HGTV Dream Home for the eighth year running.
Two former executives of now-defunct Furniture Brands International will receive up to $1 million in advance insurance coverage.
Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization, announced that the upcoming Party for Life silent auction will include 12 one-of-a-kind items, including handcrafted unique home décor and fashion pieces.
Dallas Market Center announced that the shared showroom formerly known as Hemisphere Design Gallery will debut as Elements, featuring a fresh look and new resources, during the Jan. 15-21 Total Home & Gift Market.