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Dallas Market Center Visual Presentation Awards, Uttermost
Uttermost was one of the Visual Presentation Award winners at the Total Home & Gift Market.

Dallas Market Center Announces Visual Presentation Awards Winners

Adam Glassman, O, the Oprah Magazine, Gift for Life
Adam Glassman has been named the 2021 Spokesperson for Gift for Life

Adam Glassman Named 2021 Gift for Life Spokesperson

Dallas Market Center Lightovation
June Lightovation marks return to more market normalcy.

Dallas Market Center Readies Return of Stronger Lightovation Market in June

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Dallas Market Center Lightovation
June Lightovation marks return to more market normalcy.

Dallas Market Center Readies Return of Stronger Lightovation Market in June

Dallas Market Center is ready for a return to business at June's Lightovation.

Las Vegas Market
April's Las Vegas Market signaled a recovery from previous attendance lags.

Strong Regional Attendance Gives Lift to April Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market reported an attendance of 346 percent over summer 2020.

Breegan Jane
Breegan Jane

Hooker Furnishings Extends Partnership with Breegan Jane

The interior designer will continue to serve as the brand's first digital ambassador targeting a younger audience.

WAC Lighting, Schonbek
Schonbek Lighting, known for its crystal decorative lighting, has been acquired by WAC Lighting.

WAC Lighting Acquires Schonbek Lighting

WAC Lighting will utilize the Schonbek NY plant for all of its brands, including a new Schonbek launch planned for fall 2021. 

NYCxDESIGN Launches Emerging Designer Residency

In partnership with ARTSTHREAD at Hudson Yards, the pop-up studio will showcase work of four recent graduates through June 2021.

Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay

IMC Webinar to Tackle Changing Consumer Preferences

Held April 21, “Reality Shifts: What Consumers Want and How They Want It” is a one-hour CEU-certified presentation hosted by home furnishings industry expert Dawn Brinson.

Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay
Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay

March Retail Sales See Strong Rebound

Furniture and home furnishings stores were up 5.9 percent month-over-month seasonally adjusted amid increased vaccination and government stimulus.

Houzz Q2 2021 Renovation Barometer
The Houzz Renovation Barometer sees an uptick in home renovation activity and delays.

Houzz 2021 Q2 Renovation Barometer Points to Strong Market Conditions

Residential construction and design businesses see backlogs double to more than two months versus Q2 2020.

Four Hands redesigned Austin showroom
Four Hands' redesigned Austin showroom

Four Hands Opens Redesigned Flagship Showroom

The redesign of the Austin-based home furnishings brand's showroom was led by Michael Hsu Office of Architecture.

LIT Design Awards
Union Station Great Hall Restoration by CharterSills designer Erin Held won the 2020 Lighting Designer of the Year award.

Submissions Open for LIT Design Awards 2021

Lighting products and designs must be submitted by October 17.

Clark Linstone, Lamps Plus
Clark Linstone has been promoted to President of Lamps Plus

Lamps Plus Promotes Clark Linstone to President

Linstone most recently was and will continue to be COO of Lamps Plus. 

Feizy Rugs, Thom Filicia Home
Feizy's new rug collection with Thom Filicia will debut at High Point Market.

Feizy Announces Collaboration with Thom Filicia Home

Feizy's new rug collection with Thom Filicia will debut at High Point Market in June.

Melissa Banko, Fairfield Chair
Melissa Banko will lead the collaboration with Fairfield Chair on this new furniture collection.

Fairfield Chair Announces New Furniture Collection with Banko Design

The furniture collection will be focused on design attributes and functionality for the senior living, multifamily and hospitality communities.

High Point Market Authority, Design Oasis
High Point Market Authority introduces its new outdoor-focused Design Oasis program.

High Point Market Authority Announces Design Oasis Program

Design Oasis will debut in June and focus on outdoor furnishings. 

Las Vegas Market Expo ribbon cutting
 Pictured L-R: Councilman Cedric Crear; IMC CEO Bob Maricich; Las Vegas City Mayor Carolyn Goodman

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Opening of Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas

The new facility is expected to have a major impact on downtown Las Vegas and the southern Nevada economy.

Sunset West's Coastal Teak Collection
Sunset West's Coastal Teak Collection won in the furniture category.

Las Vegas Market Names People's Choice April 2021 Market Snapshot Winners

The winners and their products include Sunset West's Coastal Teak Collection for furniture and Jamie Young Co.’s Shogun floor lamp for home decor.

Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash
Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

Retail Import Surge Expected Through Summer

Under the current forecast, volume is expected to remain at or above the 2 million TEU mark for 11 out of 13 months by this August.

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