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.

Dallas Market Center Reschedules Summer 2020 Total Home & Gift Market

Dallas Market Center, the only complete lifestyle marketplace in North America and a hub of daily commerce and global trade events for retailers and interior designers, has announced that its summer…

American Leather to Produce Masks for Retailers and General Public

American Leather, a leading premium furniture manufacturer based in Dallas, is expanding its assistance in the fight against COVID-19 by making face masks available to the general public. Available…

The Company Store Donates More Than $1.2 Million Worth of Product to Protect Health Care Workers

The Company Store has donated more than 10,000 units or $1,200,000 worth of their bedding products which are being made into more than 500,000 masks for health care workers. To make the masks, The…

Norwalk Furniture to Resume Production May 4

Custom upholstery manufacturer, Norwalk Furniture, will resume production at its 440,000-square-foot facility on Monday, May 4. The company halted production in mid-March, following the lead from…
Fairfield Chair PPE Gowns
Fairfield Chair has turned its attention to PPE gowns during the coronavirus crisis.

Fairfield Chair Turns to PPE Gown Production During Coronavirus Crisis

Like so many other companies in the home furnishings industry, Fairfield Chair has heeded the call for the need for PPE (personal protective equipment) from healthcare workers around the country, and…

NY Now, Shoppe Object Postpone New York Market Week

NY NOW, the modern wholesale market for retailers and specialty buyers seeking diversity and discovery, has decided, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and after careful consideration, to…

Louis Poulsen Donates KN95 Masks to Assist in Combating COVID-19

Louis Poulsen, the Danish lighting brand with its U.S. headquarters in Weston, FL is donating 1,000 KN95 masks to the Cleveland Clinic Weston, and other local health professionals and first…

3 Printable Coloring Books to Soothe and Inspire You While Social Distancing

After more than a month working, living and playing from home, everyone — children and adults alike — is looking for something to do. Some designers and manufacturers have broadened their creative…

IMC Market Websites Launch Digital Resource Pages

In a time of business disruptions due to the COVID-19 crisis, International Market Centers (IMC) is launching new online resource centers through its Atlanta, Las Vegas and High Point Market websites…
Spectra Home
Jim Telleysh from Spectra Home practicing safe COVID-19 protocol as he delivers face masks to local area workers.

Spectra Home Donates 4,000 Face Masks to Help Local Workers

Jim Telleysh, Sr. Vice President of Spectra Home, on behalf of Spectra Home and its parent company, Shayne International, has made donations of surgical-quality face masks to the dedicated frontline…