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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

April’s Las Vegas Market showed signs of recovery with attendance increasing 346 percent over summer 2020 Market. Las Vegas Market attendance was predominantly regional – with 69 percent from the…
Breegan Jane
Breegan Jane

Hooker Furnishings Expands Partnership with Breegan Jane

Hooker Furnishings, one of the nation’s largest publicly traded home furnishings resources for case goods, leather furniture, and fabric-upholstered furniture, has announced the extension of its…
WAC Lighting, Schonbek
Schonbek Lighting, known for its crystal decorative lighting, has been acquired by WAC Lighting.

WAC Lighting Acquires Schonbek Lighting

WAC Lighting has announced its acquisition of all operating assets related to the Schonbek brand from Swarovski Lighting, Ltd., which includes the manufacturing plant that will remain in Plattsburgh…

NYCxDESIGN Launches Emerging Designer Residency

NYCxDESIGN is proud to announce the organization’s first Emerging Designer Residency in partnership with ARTSTHREAD at Hudson Yards. Now through June 2021, four recent graduates from FIT, Parsons…
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay

IMC Webinar to Tackle Changing Consumer Preferences

A new webinar presented by Las Vegas Market, Atlanta Market and IMC High Point Market explores the “why” and “how” of consumer behavior today and provides a road map for buyers and designers to…
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

Retail sales rebounded with huge gains in March as government checks fattened consumers’ bank accounts and more vaccination against COVID-19 made it easier for shoppers to get out of the house and…
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

Houzz Inc.has released the Q2 2021 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction…
Four Hands redesigned Austin showroom
Four Hands' redesigned Austin showroom

Four Hands Opens Redesigned Flagship Showroom

Four Hands, a designer of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings, is announced the completion of their flagship showroom in Austin, Texas, where the brand is based. The showroom underwent a major…
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

The LIT Design Awards 2021 is now open, receiving submissions from lighting manufacturers, lighting product designers, lighting design firms and practices from around the world. The Farmani Group…
Clark Linstone, Lamps Plus
Clark Linstone has been promoted to President of Lamps Plus

Lamps Plus Promotes Clark Linstone to President

Lamps Plus has announced that Clark Linstone has been named President of the company. Linstone has been with the company for more than 30 years and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer.…