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Theodore Alexander Brookshire chest
The Brookshire chest from Theodore Alexander, part of the company’s Custom Palette Collection, allows for options like bright pops of color in paint or smooth and distressed metallic leaf finishes. Shown here wearing Bullion.

What Matters Now?

Recently, Alex Shuford III, President of the Rock House Farm Family of Brands, which includes Century Furniture and Highland House, read a story in the Wall Street Journal on the Morgan Motor Company…

Hinkley Lighting Partners With Deckorators on New Deck Lighting Line

Deckorators by Hinkley Lighting, a new line of low-voltage deck lighting jointly developed by both companies, launched this week at DeckExpo in Baltimore, MD. The collaboration between Hinkley…

Spectra Home Rebrands

Spectra Home is starting High Point Market this week as a thoroughly rebranded company, complete with revamped special-order capabilities, an upgraded warehouse program, a new white glove delivery…

Spectra Home Acquires RowOne

Spectra Home is entering the motion and home entertainment category for the first time this week following the acquisition of RowOne by parent company Shayne Global Holdings. At High Point Market,…

Markor to Become Major Shareholder in Starwood Furniture

Markor International Home Furnishings Co., Ltd and Starwood Furniture Manufacturing Vietnam Corporation have signed an agreement through which Markor will become Starwood Furniture’s major…

Senators Introduce New Upholstered Furniture Flammability Legislation

Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced on Thursday the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA). Senate Bill 3551 is legislation that would require the U.S.…
Global Views Chester loveseat
Check out the Chester loveseat and chair from Global Views in our High Point Market preview.

The Upper End

As we were creating editorial for this issue, a topic came up and the question stuck, leaving me pondering it for days and reaching out to people much smarter than I to gain clarity: What is the…

Bradington-Young Expands Hickory, NC Facility

Leading luxury leather manufacturer, Bradington-Young, has announced a 75,000-square-foot expansion to the company’s Hickory, NC manufacturing facility. The expansion will bring the size of the plant…

RHF Investments Inc. Will Acquire Hickory Chair, Maitland Smith, Pearson, La Barge Brands

Rock House Farm Family of Brands (RHF Investments Inc.), the parent of Century Furniture and Hancock and Moore, announced that it has received final court approval of its bid to acquire substantially…

Vantage Point

Behind closed doors, brows are furrowed. In an industry largely dominated by importers, many executives are finding themselves distracted by the threat of Chinese tariffs, years after most thought…