coronavirus

Universal Furniture to Launch Digital Market

In light of the postponement of High Point Market, Universal Furniture is preparing to deliver a virtual market to its retail and design customers this spring from April 22-27. “Our products are…

Culp Shifts Operations to Make Masks, Fabrics for Essential Businesses

Culp Inc. has reprioritized some of its operations to manufacture critical products needed for healthcare, essential infrastructure and public health. These products include personal face masks and…
Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring
Laurence Carr discusses freshening up interiors during spring. Image courtesy: The Assemblage Park

Spring into Home Renewal with New Designs and Biophilia

Due to global health circumstances, people are traveling less and, as offices and schools temporarily close, working or studying from home. Laurence Carr Design is writing a series of blogs to help…

Jaipur Living Focuses on Digital Tools

Given the impact of the coronavirus, Jaipur Living is looking ahead and focusing on exciting new digital tools for its customers. This includes a fully shoppable website with thousands of items in-…

WAC Lighting Donates 500,000 Masks to US Healthcare Providers for COVID-19 Relief

Starting early in the year, WAC Lighting ordered 500,000 Level-3 Surgical Masks with the intent of donating them to COVID-19 healthcare relief efforts abroad. As conditions dramatically worsened in…
Eclipse International medical masks
Eclipse International employees are producing three-layer masks from two materials used to make the company's mattresses.

Eclipse International to Produce, Distribute 38,000 Medical Masks

Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International will start producing an initial batch of 38,000 face masks from its New Jersey factory that will be donated to healthcare professionals to help them battle…
Howard Elliott masks
Brian Berk delivers masks to healthcare workers at University of Chicago.

The Howard Elliott Collection Shifts Production to Masks to Fight Coronavirus

Decorative mirror and furniture manufacturer, The Howard Elliott Collection, has shifted gears to start manufacturing protective masks for healthcare workers to meet local demand. The manufacturing…
Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor
Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor

American Lighting Association Free Retail Webinar Available On Demand

As part of the American Lighting Association's (ALA) continuing series of free webinars during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor and prior ALA Conference keynote speaker, presented…

Dallas Market Center Closes Temporarily

In response to the order issued by Dallas County for residents to shelter-in-place and for non-essential businesses to cease operations, Dallas Market Center is closing its doors temporarily. This is…
kerrie kelly tips for coronavirus survival
Kerrie Kelly Shares Tips for Staying Sane During Coronavirus Lockdown

9 Ways to Organize and Lift Spirits During the Coronavirus Crisis

With the coronavirus news seeping in to our news feed and inbox, canceling all that we enjoy in life — sports, travel, networking, engaging with friends and family, not to mention a night out on the…