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Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay

March Retail Sales See Strong Rebound

Retail sales rebounded with huge gains in March as government checks fattened consumers’ bank accounts and more vaccination against COVID-19 made it easier for shoppers to get out of the house and…
Houzz Q2 2021 Renovation Barometer
The Houzz Renovation Barometer sees an uptick in home renovation activity and delays.

Houzz 2021 Q2 Renovation Barometer Points to Strong Market Conditions

Houzz Inc.has released the Q2 2021 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction…
Four Hands redesigned Austin showroom
Four Hands' redesigned Austin showroom

Four Hands Opens Redesigned Flagship Showroom

Four Hands, a designer of trendsetting lifestyle home furnishings, is announced the completion of their flagship showroom in Austin, Texas, where the brand is based. The showroom underwent a major…
Feizy Rugs, Thom Filicia Home
Feizy's new rug collection with Thom Filicia will debut at High Point Market.

Feizy Announces Collaboration with Thom Filicia Home

Feizy Rugs is partnering with powerhouse interior and product designer, tastemaker and television personality Thom Filicia on a new line of rugs slated to debut at High Point Market; June 5-9, 2021…
Melissa Banko, Fairfield Chair
Melissa Banko will lead the collaboration with Fairfield Chair on this new furniture collection.

Fairfield Chair Announces New Furniture Collection with Banko Design

Fairfield Chair and Banko Design have announced a partnership on a brand-new furniture collection with Melissa Banko, Founder & Principal of Banko Design, leading the design team. The collection…
Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash
Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

Retail Import Surge Expected Through Summer

The unprecedented surge of imports at retail container ports that began last summer is expected to continue at least through the end of this summer as retailers work to meet increased consumer demand…
Norwalk website
Norwalk redesigned its website to support its extensive customizable product line.

Norwalk Furniture Launches Redesigned Website

With ongoing consumer interest in personalizing home furnishings and using technology to help make purchasing decisions, Norwalk Furniture, a leader in custom upholstered seating, has launched a…
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Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

Average Easter 2021 Spending Expected to be Highest on Record 

Consumers plan to spend an average of $179.70 this Easter, the highest figure on record, according to results of the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights…
American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Video Series
The video series showcases exhibits planned in the new American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame High Point location.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Unveils Video Series for 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 center for leadership through a series of 12 short videos. The…
Hubbardton Forge, Lightovation Showroom, Dallas Market Center
Hubbardton Forge will debut an expanded showroom at June Lightovation.

Hubbardton Forge Expands Dallas Market Showroom

Dallas Market Center has announced that Hubbardton Forge will open a new, larger showroom in time for the summer edition of Lightovation, taking place June 23-26.  The new space, located in Trade…