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Sam Moore to Resume Production on May 11

Custom upholstery manufacturer Sam Moore will resume production on Monday, May 11 at its 300,000-square-foot facility in Bedford, VA. Following the federal and state government stay-at-home…
Liz Shaver
Liz Shaver

ISFD Names New President and Board

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) announced their newly elected 2020 board members at their virtual board meeting held on Friday, April 24, 2020. The new board president is Liz…
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HFA to Host Webinar This Week on Transitioning Employees Back to Work

Furniture retailers are ready to reopen, but what if their employees aren't sharing that enthusiasm? This week’s live COVID-19 webinar from the Home Furnishings Association (HFA) will help owners…

Dôme Deco Launches New Collection Virtually

European lifestyle home furnishings brand Dôme Deco is launching new products virtually in response to the cancellation of the spring High Point Market. Dôme Deco changes its collection twice a year…

Hinkley Introduces Fans for Frontline Heroes

Hinkley will give away 500 Regency ceiling fans as part of its Fans for Frontline Heroes initiative running through May 15. Frontline Heroes can enter themselves or be nominated by others, and…

WithIt 2020 Conference Shifts to Virtual Format

WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, announces that its 2020 Professional Conference scheduled for June 24-26, 2020 in Alexandria, VA is shifting…

Norwalk Furniture to Resume Production May 4

Custom upholstery manufacturer, Norwalk Furniture, will resume production at its 440,000-square-foot facility on Monday, May 4. The company halted production in mid-March, following the lead from…

High Point at Home Extends Offerings Through May 30

High Point at Home, a web platform built by Steelyard in collaboration with the High Point Market Authority to give designers access to High Point Market exhibitors’ new introductions and bestsellers…
Fairfield Chair PPE Gowns
Fairfield Chair has turned its attention to PPE gowns during the coronavirus crisis.

Fairfield Chair Turns to PPE Gown Production During Coronavirus Crisis

Like so many other companies in the home furnishings industry, Fairfield Chair has heeded the call for the need for PPE (personal protective equipment) from healthcare workers around the country, and…

HFA Offers Resources to Help Retailers During Coronavirus Crisis

With more than 70 percent of Americans still under stay-at-home orders from the coronavirus pandemic, most furniture stores are closed or doing limited business. The Home Furnishings Association (HFA…