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.

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…

ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus

After closely monitoring the risk and impact of COVID-19 and speaking at length with members of the design community, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan,…

NeoCon 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

In a statement on the event website, organizers for NeoCon 2020, scheduled for June 8-10 in Chicago, announced that the event has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  "The…

ITA Reviews Spring 2020 Showtime Dates

Responding to fast-moving developments related to COVID-19, including the recent postponement of the April High Point Market, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) is monitoring and evaluating the…

Dallas Market Center Cancels March Markets, April Design Week

In a statement, Dallas Market Center President and CEO Cindy Morris announced that the market center will be canceling March markets and April Design Week.  Additionally, the June Apparel &…