Although the group of 2018 Style Spotters were introduced during the October 2017 High Point Market, the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has officially released the 2018 roster who will apply their trend-tracking abilities to both 2018 Markets, which are scheduled to run April 14-18 and Oct. 13-17.
Floor covering and home accents resource Nourison will debut five Calvin Klein area rug collections during the Atlanta and Las Vegas markets this month.
Retail powerhouse Ikea is set to launch a two-pronged credit card program in its U.S. stores that features a co-branded card with a rewards program that can be used for purchases at Ikea or other everyday items.
Bolstering its position as the major national bedding market, Las Vegas Market officials said three mattress companies are making their Las Vegas debut at this month’s show, while at least seven others are expanding their showrooms.
The Home Furnishings Assn. and its Next Generation Now group (NGN) are hosting a pair of events at this month’s Las Vegas Market that are aimed at future leaders and young professionals in the home furnishings industry.
Leather upholstery producers Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) and Kuka have formed a joint venture to expand Natuzzi’s retail network in China.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) has partnered with mattress producer Kingsdown for a co-branded mattress line that will be sold with the furniture company’s bedroom collections.