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Accent Prone Uses Fashion Inspiration in Retail

What happens when you have a lifestyle store just a town over from High Point, NC, where the largest home furnishings market takes place twice a year? Well, you not only expand your home accents…
Q3 2021 Houzz Renovation Barometer
The Houzz Renovation barometer sees continued strong growth in construction and interior design sectors for Q3.

Houzz Q3 2021 Renovation Barometer: Designers, Construction Pros Expect Increased Demand

 Houzz Inc. has released the Q3 2021 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction…

Celebrating a Return to Normalcy...Almost

June kicked off with Spring High Point Market, and for all practical purposes, markets appear to be back … almost in full swing.  There were still some restrictions and events were limited, but…

Introducing New Exterior Design Packages from Yardzen

Yardzen, the leading, VC-backed online landscape design and build platform, today announced new design packages that include not just yard design, but also a full reimagining of the exterior of the…
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay

NKBA Projects Kitchen & Bath Sales to Top $170 Billion in Revised 2021 Outlook

In its July update to the Kitchen & Bath Market Outlook, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) revised its 2021 industry sales projection upward to $170.9 billion, up by a…

Ethnicraft Opens Chicago Showroom

Ethnicraft, the Belgian lifestyle brand, announces the opening of their first North American showroom in Chicago, IL. Located in the historic Merchandise Mart, the permanent, 2,500 square-foot space…

AHFA Summit To Combine Sustainability, Regulatory Topics

Sustainability initiatives, environmental leadership and a broad range of legal and regulatory issues impacting the home furnishings industry are on the agenda for a September 1-2 educational program…

W Schonbek LLC Acquires Assets of Swarovski Lighting

W Schonbek LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WAC, acquired the assets of Swarovski Lighting, Ltd., including the Schonbek Worldwide Lighting brand, the factory in New York, and all associated…

Hinkley Breaks Ground on Building Expansion; Debuts New Lighting Styles

Hinkley started the summer season strong by introducing more than 100 lighting and ceiling fan styles. The 2021 Summer Edition product release coincided with a monumental step forward on a 130,000-…

New Juniper CEO to Address E-Commerce Trends

Veteran digital innovator and Juniper CEO, Bill Furlong, will explore expanding business and engaging customers through e-commerce in a free webinar, Leadership Perspective: A One-on-One with Bill…