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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame
The 23,500-square-foot permanent home will be located at 311 S. Hamilton Street.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Unveils Exhibit Concepts

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame has unveiled the concept for its exhibits and activities as a world-class gathering place and a center for leadership in the heart of the High Point Market…
Dallas Market Center, ArchLIGHT, architectural lighting
Dallas Market Center has opened exhibitor registration for ArchLIGHT.

Exhibitor Registration Opens for ArchLIGHT Summit

Dallas Market Center has announced that exhibitor registration is now open for ArchLIGHT Summit, a new lighting trade event and educational platform for architectural, specification and design…
Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash
Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

Houzz Barometer Reflects Home Renovation Market Recovery

Houzz Inc. released the Q4 2020 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction sector…
Currey & Company, Atlanta Market, Americasmart, IMC
With lighting, furniture and home accessories, Currey & Co. is a well-rounded showroom for the Americasmart Building 1 Lobby.

AmericasMart Announces Building 1 Lobby Showroom for Currey & Company

International Market Centers (IMC) achieves another milestone as it enters Phase 3 of its Atlanta NEXT plan to reinvigorate the design business at AmericasMart Atlanta with the opening of a new, open…
Lenox Corporation, Textured Neutrals, Centre Lane
Tabletop and gift supplier Lenox has been acquired by a private equity firm.

Lenox Acquired by Private Investment Firm

Lenox Corporation has announced that it has been acquired by an affiliate of Centre Lane Partners, LLC ("Centre Lane"), a New York-based private investment firm. The deal includes the namesake Lenox…

2020 Wood Furniture Scorecard Assesses Companies' Wood Sourcing Policies

The National Wildlife Federation and the Sustainable Furnishings Council announce the release of the 2020 edition of the Wood Furniture Scorecard, a comprehensive assessment of wood sourcing policies…
Image by marcinjozwiak from Pixabay
Image by marcinjozwiak from Pixabay

HFA Partners With Profit Chain

The success furniture retailers have enjoyed since reopening last summer exposed a weakness in the customer journey for some: Many businesses' supply chain and logistics operations aren’t keeping up…

Architectural Digest, Black Interior Designers Network Announce Creators of Iconic Home Digital Showhouse

Architectural Digest and the Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN) announce the interior designers and architects that are leading the complete creative direction of The Iconic Home, an inaugural…

Retail Sales Continue to Grow in September

A strong rebound in apparel led a continuing V-shaped recovery from the pandemic as retail sales accelerated their rate of growth in September and marked the fourth straight month of year-over-year…
Universal Furniture High Point Market Coastal Living Outdoor Furniture
Universal Furniture has introduced a new Coastal Living outdoor furniture collection.

Universal Furniture Enters Outdoor Category with New Coastal Living Collection

Universal Furniture has added the outdoor market to its lineup with Coastal Living Outdoor, a comprehensive piece collection consisting of more than 100 SKUs, including casegoods and upholstery for…