Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting businesses across the country. Here you'll find the latest developments, including event cancelations and postponements, larger impacts to the home furnishings and interior design industries, and solutions businesses are implementing to stay operational.

IMC Closes AmericasMart, Atlanta Convention Center and ADAC to Public

In line with the City of Atlanta Executive Order for residents to shelter in place and non-essential businesses to temporarily close, International Market Centers (IMC) will fully comply with the…

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…
Retailers, Designers, Manufacturers respond to coronavirus
Retailers, Manufacturers and Designers share insights on keeping business afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coping with Coronavirus: Retailers, Designers & Manufacturers Share Business Insights

Coping with Coronavirus   While Coronavirus is currently causing a disruption for everyone in the home furnishings industry, at some point, it will subside, and life and businesses will return,…

How Are You Handling Business During the Coronavirus Crisis? We Want Your Input

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting businesses across the country. Furniture, Lighting & Decor wants to know what solutions interior designers and home furnishings and lighting retailers are…

NeoCon Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

After consultation with leaders and partners within the commercial design industry, theMART has decided canceling NeoCon 2020 is the best course of action considering the on-going COVID-19 outbreak…
Woodard Outdoor Furniture coronavirus non-N95 masks
Woodard outdoor furniture is creating masks to support medical professionals dealing with the coronavirus and supply shortages.

Woodard Outdoor Furniture Lends Support to Coronavirus Crisis with Mask Production

Woodard-CM, LLC, a subsidiary of Litex Industries, Ltd, has converted part of the sewing capacity at its Owosso, MI outdoor furniture factory to the manufacture of non-N95 face masks primarily for…

HD Expo + Conference Cancels May Event

The HD Expo + Conference, scheduled for May 5-7 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas has been canceled, according to a statement on the event website. The statement attributed the cancelation to travel…

IMC Closes World Market Center Las Vegas to Public

In line with the forced closure of Nevada casinos and non-essential businesses, International Market Centers (IMC) will close the World Market Center Las Vegas and Las Vegas Design Center to the…

High Point Market Authority Sets Dates for Postponed Spring Market

The High Point Market Authority announces new dates for the postponed spring 2020 High Point Market. Originally scheduled for April 25-29, the postponement was announced last week in light of NC…