Doug Bassett

High Point Premarket Committee Inviting Additional Attendees for Spring 2020 Event

The High Point Market Premarket Committee is expanding its invite list for next week’s Premarket event, scheduled for March 16-17, and has secured an additional 50 room nights for home furnishings…

High Point Premarket Announces Spring 2020 Sponsors

The High Point Premarket Committee has finalized its list of sponsoring showrooms for the spring 2020 event, scheduled for March 16-17. Consisting of 17 sponsors, the list includes 15 returning…

AHFA Announces 2020 Officers and Directors

John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, VA, was elected 2020 Chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of…

High Point Premarket Committee Announces Lineup for Fall Event

The High Point Premarket Committee has finalized its list of sponsoring showrooms for the fall 2019 event, scheduled for Sept. 9-10. Consisting of 17 sponsors, the list includes 13 returning…

High Point Market Unveils Findings of 2018 Economic Impact Report

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today released the key findings from a 2018 economic impact study that highlights the High Point Market's major impact on North Carolina's economy. Commissioned…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Elects 2019 Officers

Gat Caperton, CEO of Gat Creek Furniture in Berkeley Springs, WV, was elected 2019 Chairman of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Board of Directors during the organization’s 2018 annual…
Ben and Erin Napier, stars of Home Town on HGTV
Ben Napier makes handmade reclaimed wood furniture and sells it exclusively at the store they own with two other couples, Laurel Mercantile Co.

HGTV Designers Share Their Hometown

Ben and Erin Napier have taken a rather circuitous route to becoming HGTV stars. For one thing, the young couple was so busy working and building their lives in the small town of Laurel, MS, they…
Harden Furniture upholstered canopy bed
This upholstered canopy bed by Harden Furniture showcases the domestic manufacturer’s capabilities.

Domestic Casegoods Today

When news hit that high-end casegoods and upholstery producer Harden Furniture was closing the doors of its factory in McConnellsville, NY, industry observers shook their collective heads in…