Dallas Total Home & Gift Market welcomed more businesses from key states as well as businesses attending for the first time at the show in June. Many exhibitors reported larger average orders, and a total sales increase of up to thirty percent, especially among exhibitors with new products, new showrooms, and/or special promotions. The result was consistent, deep order writing across the show, according to a press release.
Art Van Furniture will celebrate the grand opening of its 15,000 square foot showroom in East Peoria, ILL., with a ribbon-cutting at noon on Thursday, July 12. Local dignitaries including City Administrator Jeffery Eder and City Commissioners John Kahl and Gary Densberger as well as several east Peoria Chamber of Commerce ambassadors are expected to attend.
The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) have launched the Wood Furniture Scorecard, a comprehensive assessment of wood sourcing policies for over 50 of the largest furniture retailers in North America. Published on a dedicated website and available through both organizations, the scorecard covers publically available information on how companies source virgin wood. It also evaluates company use of recycled and reclaimed wood.
New Pacific Direct Inc. (NPD) dining, bedroom and accent furniture specialist will be exhibiting at the Las Vegas Market, July 29-Aug. 2, showcasing two items identified by IMC’s educational and trend-spotting program First Look.
Founded in 1965 Furniture Liquidators, a leading retailer of home furnishings and bedding in the Greater Louisville area is being rebranded as FFO Home.
Manufacturer of aluminum casual furniture Castelle is set to introduce the Madeleine Collection and its traditionally defined style for 2019. The collection will debut in the Castelle showroom #1576 at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, during the upcoming Casual markets in July and September.
Home Furnishings Business (HFB), the strategy magazine for the furniture industry, is pleased to introduce the 2018 Class of Forty Under 40.