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UFAC Launches ‘Make Life Safer’ Program

The Upholstered Furniture Action Council (UFAC), a long-running safety effort aimed at reducing residential upholstery fires caused by smoldering cigarettes, is set to launch an upgraded testing and consumer outreach program to certify upholstered furniture products as being free of the most widely used flame-retardant (FR) chemicals.

Mlily Launches President’s Day Radio Campaign

Mattress manufacturer Mlily USA has announced the launch of its first national advertising campaign, taking its message to the iHeartRadio airwaves during Presidents Day.

Fast Fact: Gains in Employee Size Highest Among Larger Furniture Stores 

In what’s considered by many as the ‘Retail Apocalypse,’ retail store closings in 2019 are on pace to exceed closings in 2018, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics of U.S. Business.  

HPMA to Kick Off Spring Market with Fitz and The Tantrums Concert

The High Point Market Authority is set to host musical group Fitz and The Tantrums for a concert open to both Market attendees and the Triad community on Friday, April 24, at High Point’s new baseball stadium, BB&T Point.

A-America Adds Leflein and Holiday to Sales Leadership Team

Family-owned A-America, a leading provider of high quality wood furniture for over 45 years, has announced the appointments of Tommy Leflein as vice president of sales for the East Coast and Ron Holliday as Western sales manager.

High Point Premarket Reveals Spring Sponsors

The High Point Market Authority has announced 17 sponsors for next month’s Premarket, scheduled for March 16-17. The list includes 15 returning exhibitors from fall and 2 new exhibitors.

Hall of Fame Opens Nominations for Future Leaders

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has opened nominations for its third group of Future Leaders to be recognized at the upcoming April High Point Market.