Longtime Las Vegas Market exhibitor Furniture of America and newcomer Vanguard Furniture are planning grand opening ceremonies for new showrooms at the upcoming market.
Mattress producer Eclipse International has named industry veteran Steve Karns as regional vice president of sales.
Tickets are now on sale for the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association’s annual Furniture Industry Awards Gala, which will take place Monday, April 16 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, N.C.
Although sales of new and existing homes have shown steady growth since 2011, the figures still haven’t matched levels they achieved in 2007 – the year before the Great Recession – according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Association of Realtors.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a South Dakota case that seeks to overturn a 1992 ruling allowing internet retailers to avoid collecting sales tax on purchases made in states where they have no physical presence.
Bedding accessories producer Malouf is using its Las Vegas Market showroom to raise awareness of the growing global problem of child sex trafficking, and is hosting an event at the upcoming market to discuss the issue.
California-based Diamond Mattress, which produces a line of boxed bedding that is UPS-shippable, is opening a new, larger showroom in time for this month’s Las Vegas Market.