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Dallas Market Center Speakers Archlight summit
Dallas Market Center has issued a call for speakers for its September ArchLIGHT summit.

Dallas Market Center ArchLIGHT Summit Announces Call for Speakers

Dallas Market Center announces an official call for speakers for the ArchLIGHT Summit, a new lighting trade event and educational platform for architectural, specification and design communities.…
High Point Market exhibitors off-market opportunities
High Point Market Exhibitors are opening their showrooms in December to buyers.

High Point Market Exhibitors Offer Off-Market Opportunities

The ongoing shifts and disruptions from COVID-19 are creating new opportunities for exhibitors to connect with buyers via their High Point showrooms. For  approximately 100 High Point Market…

LightFair Launches Industry Newsletter

LightFair is keeping the lighting industry connected and informed with a new digital newsletter, “The future. Illuminated.” Released quarterly, the newsletter presents informative content from…

NYCxDESIGN Announces Not-For-Profit Status

NYCxDESIGN announced its new status as a NY not-for-profit corporation. The transition positions the organization for long-term success supporting NYC’s design community and comes at a time when the…
Bradington-Young leather cleaning guide
Available on the company’s website, the leather cleaning guide outlines best practices for caring for each of the different types of leather, including Aniline, Nubuck, Finished and Aniline-Plus leathers.  

Bradington-Young Develops Leather Upholstery Cleaning Guide

Luxury upholstery specialist, Bradington-Young, a Hooker Furnishings Company, has developed an educational guide to provide retailers and consumers with information on cleaning and disinfecting…

JuniperWeb Launches First B2B Site for Gift & Home Industry

JuniperWeb, an e-commerce website development tool powered by IMC_di (International Market Center’s digital innovations division), has launched www.bethanylowe.com – its first proprietary B2B site…
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Home Future Leaders Logo
Nominations are open for the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Future Leaders.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Opens Future Leaders Nominations

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has opened nominations for Future Leaders who represent rising industry stars recognized for their leadership, personal growth, communications…
Photo by freestocks on Unsplash
Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

October Retail Sales Grew as Consumers Started Holiday Shopping Early  

Retail sales grew for the sixth month in a row in October, with sales significantly better than the same time a year ago as the economy continued to recover and consumers began their holiday shopping…
Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash
Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash

SFC Earns Forest Stewardship Council 2020 Leadership Award

The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) is among the entities named to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) 10th Annual Leadership Awards. The SFC met criteria as a U.S. based nonprofit…
Furnishing Hope, 50 Homes in 50 Days, California
Furnishing Hope/s 50 Homes in 50 Days project supports families and disabled veterans.

Furnishing Hope Launches 50 Homes in 50 Days California Project

Furnishing Hope, a non-profit organization based in Orange County, CA, has announced the launch of their November 2020 Campaign - 50 Home in 50 Days, as a way to help 50 families find sanctuary…