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Gypsy Market Place Launches E-commerce Website

Customers can combine purchases on the new site with those on the Blue Ocean Traders site to meet minimum order requirements.

Unique Loom Launches New Outdoor Rug Collection With Jill Zarin

This vibrant collection is available in 15 sizes and eight unique designs, pulling inspiration from Zarin's summer holidays.

Steelyard Launches High Point at Home

The free online platform gives brands and manufacturers that exhibit at High Point Market a digital space to present new products, offer market sales promotions and provide showroom videos.

Universal Furniture to Launch Digital Market

The company will bring the market experience to customers via digital and social channels from April 22-27.

Culp Shifts Operations to Make Masks, Fabrics for Essential Businesses

The company has a dedicated team working to develop and produce critical items to support COVID-19 relief efforts at healthcare facilities, nursing homes, emergency shelters, hotels and motels, and other residential facilities.

IMC To Close High Point Properties to Public in Compliance with Government Order

The 17 buildings will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27 in compliance with the closure, which is in effect through April 16.

Boca Grande Key bed
The Boca Grande Key bed from the Getaway collection brings coastal living home.

Universal Furniture Partners With Coastal Living for Getaway Collection

The collection broadens the company’s capacity to provide consumers with a whole home resource for the coastal lifestyle.

Laurie Rudd
Laurie Rudd

Laurie Rudd Tapped to Judge Dream Room Design Competition

Rudd has been a judge for Decorating Den's competition for the past five years.  

showroom of the year judges bobby berk, melissa galt, caroline hipple
Meet our Showroom of the Year Judges: Bobby Berk, Melissa Galt and Caroline Hipple.

Meet the 2020 Showroom of the Year Judges 

We have an esteemed panel of judges for this year's Showroom of the Year lighting retail awards! We're so excited!!! 

Jaipur Living Focuses on Digital Tools

The company is also preparing for a summer 2020 launch of approximately 200 new products.

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

The company purchased the masks at the beginning of the year to donate abroad, but now has begun shipping them to U.S. hospitals.

Kravet, NorthCape Produce Masks in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

Both companies began sewing masks out of their facilities this week.

Mark Dentale

Eclipse Names Mark Dentale Director of Licensing

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Dentale leads the company’s international and domestic manufacturing and licensing footprint.

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

The mattress manufacturer will start producing an initial batch of face masks from its New Jersey factory that will be donated to healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stout Introduces New Collection Featuring Artisan Designs

The Art of Color, an artisanal textile line under Stout, launches the Serendipity Collection this spring.


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