City Furniture hosted a Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Executive Roundtable on Oct. 23., joined by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to hear CEOs’ pandemic recovery issues.
Capel Rugs debuted an assortment of collections at the October 13-21 High Point Market ranging from value-packed, versatile machine made rugs to detailed hand knotted designs. Although traffic was light at Market, the company was pleased by the level of activity it generated during the nine-day event.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced a major expansion to its customer outreach, marketing and brand strategy teams to support the company’s development of omnichannel solutions for the gift, home and apparel industries. The expansion includes a customer-centric strategy of its buyer services and customer success teams as well as the creation of a new brand strategy team dedicated to supporting the launch of its Juniper suite of digital solutions, powered by IMC_di (IMC’s Digital Innovations division).
Demand for product continued to be high in August with new orders up 51% from August 2019, following a 39% increase reported for July and 30% in June, according to a report by Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.
The American Mattress Alliance has issued a response to the Department of Commerce’s (DoC) preliminary determination in the antidumping investigations of mattresses from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. Petitioners in the case include Brooklyn Bedding, Corsicana Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, FXI, Innocor, Kolcraft Enterprises and Leggett & Platt.
The organizer of Canton Fair, China Foreign Trade Centre, together with its partners and overseas chambers of commerce, has launched several virtual business matchmaking events in France, Ukraine, Tanzania and the United Arab Emirates, in an effort to build online communication platforms to improve efficiency for global buyers and exhibitors.
International Market Centers (IMC) has confirmed it will produce 22 buying opportunities for the home furnishings, gift and apparel industries in 2021. The wholesale events will take place in Atlanta, High Point, N.C and Las Vegas.