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Registration is Open for Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS-Registration for the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, running from Sunday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register. Pre-registration ensures attendees will receive their badges in the mail before market. “Building on the momentum of the strongest market in our history, Winter Las Vegas Market brings even more resourcesMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

J.C. Penney to Intensify Promotions in Home

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NEW YORK-Having restored promotions with its relaunch of its home business in March, J.C. Penney will ramp up promotions in home going forward, company executives said at yesterday’s meeting with financial analysts. Restoring and accelerating promotions are major parts of the retailer’s effort to realize the opportunity to increase home-department sales by $750 million overMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Surya Partners with DwellStudio on New Line of Rugs

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CALHOUN, Ga.–The modern, graphic design house DwellStudio has teamed up with Surya to launch a licensed line of rugs at the upcoming High Point Market. The inaugural line will complement DwellStudio’s design aesthetic and feature clean, graphic lines and rich texture in a sophisticated color palette. They include: Ludlow and Thompson, two handknotted collections thatMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

55 Downing Street Launches Catalog

55 Downing Street

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–55 Downing Street—the home furnishings e-commerce site from Lamps Plus—has debuted its first catalog, allowing both existing and potential consumers a print version of its offerings. This catalog was the next step in the marketing plan for 55 Downing Street, Dennis Swanson, CEO, told HFN. “Though the catalog was designed to reach a broaderMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

ICSC: Holiday Sales to Rise 4 Percent

Holiday Shoppers Out in Force This Past Weekend

NEW YORK-In a forecast similar to one released by the National Retail Federation on Tuesday, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) said it expects U.S. retail sales during the November-December shopping period to increase by 4 percent. If achieved, this increase would be the strongest gain in three years, ICSC said. The council estimatedMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

High Point Market Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Fashion Panel

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–Are the fashion and home decor industries colliding? That’s the subject of a panel discussion between fashion and home industry trendsetters at the upcoming High Point Market. Panelists will discuss the common threads that bind the fashion and furnishings worlds and look toward the future for both industries. The panel will include KellyMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

NAHFA Announces High Point Market Seminars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) has announced its schedule for the 2014 High Point Fall Market Seminars, Oct. 18-21. The NAHFA educational seminars, which are free to market attendees, are held in the Retailer Resource Center (RRC), 222 S. Main Street, Plaza Suites, first floor. “Our Retailer Resource Center is a greatMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Reverie to Open High Point Showroom

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.-Reverie, the adjustable bed manufacturer, will open its first permanent High Point showroom during the upcoming market, Oct. 18-23. Located in room D-1110 of the International Home Furnishings Center, the showroom measures 2,000 square feet. It will have a similar look and feel to the company’s show space in Las Vegas, and willMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014