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Know the Score

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor in consumers’ eyes when they go to purchase a new piece of furniture. Last month, the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and The…

Business Goes Boomer

While the majority of companies in the home furnishings industry continue to chase the oft-elusive Millennial customer, Fairfield Chair — a major manufacturer of fine upholstered seating for the home…
2018 Showroom of the Year
2018 Showroom of the Year recipients celebrated their wins at Dallas Market Center.

Collective

If I’ve gotten to know one thing about attending the magnitude of shows and conferences that our industry participates in — besides the inevitable need for a foot rub — it’s that without fail, I’ll…

Fairfield Spends Summer Doing Philanthropy

In its commitment to support the local community, Fairfield worked with Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, aided the renovation of Bethel Colony of Mercy’s new women’s campus, made generous…

Midwest-CBK, Ganz to Merge

  Ganz, holiday, gift and home decor designer and manufacturer, has decided to merge sales and operations with its sister company Midwest-CBK. The merger includes the Midwest-CBK brand name and…

Builder of Bradington-Young's First High-Leg Recliner Retires After 39 Years

Ronnie Hamrick, who helped build Bradington-Young’s first high-leg recliner nearly 40 years ago and watched it become the top-selling recliner in the company’s history, is retiring from the luxury…

Paula Deen, Morris Home Benefit Childrens Hospital

Paula Deen and Morris Home recently sponsored an event to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit, freestanding pediatric health care networks, based in…

Heritage Home Group Files for Bankruptcy

Heritage Home Group (HHG), owner of brands including Hickory Chair, Pearson, Broyhill and Thomasville, has filed for bankruptcy. It announced that it and its affiliates have identified buyers for…
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Tariffs Aren't the Greatest: 3 Industries Hurt By Tariffs

"Tariffs are the Greatest," President Trump said in a tweet Tuesday morning. If you're a furniture or lighting retailer, tariffs are anything but great. The Trump administration plans to impose a …

Surya to Host Instagram Contest at Atlanta Market

Surya showroom visitors will have the chance to win one of three new Surya accessories prizes including a 5X8 rug, lamp or pair of pillows for participating in a #SuryaSummerGiveaway at the upcoming…