Market News

News that covers the home furnishings market industry.

IMC’s TrendWatch Highlights Key Influences in Home Furnishings at High Point Market

International Market Centers's (IMC) TrendWatch will feature three directional themes – MEADOW, PENTHOUSE and AVIARY – at Spring 2020 High Point Market, running April 25 – 29, 2020. The signature…

ICFA to Move Casual Market Trade Shows to AmericasMart in 2023

The International Casual Furnishings Association has voted to pursue a contract with AmericasMart to host its market events in Atlanta beginning in 2023. The move was approved by by the ICFA Board of…

Steelyard’s Inaugural Designers Lounge at Las Vegas Market a Success

Steelyard, the premier business platform for professional interior designers, took their successful Steelyard Designers Lounge to the Las Vegas Market, bringing top-tier business sessions,…

2020 Light Stars Program Deadline Approaching

Dallas Market Center and its Lightovation—Dallas International Lighting Show will be closing nominations for its 2020 Light Stars program on March 1. This popular program enables lighting retailers…
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Nicole Culler, Niki McNeill, Phyllis R. Martin, Kurt Jacob Miller and Luke Mack will participate this year.

Alden Parkes to Host Showhouse in a Showroom at April 2020 High Point Market

The popular “Showhouse in a Showroom” concept, introduced by Alden Parkes at the fall 2018 High Point Market, returns to Alden Parkes in April 2020. Following the format familiar from leading…

Second Annual HD/Hilton Box Competition Looks at the Guestroom of the Future

HD Expo + Conference, the leading hospitality design trade show and conference in North America, recently announced Urban Robot Associates as the winner of the second annual Box design competition. A…

NCFI Creates Pillow Featuring CBD-infused Fabrics

Leading foam and boxed bed manufacturer NCFI is joining the cannabis revolution by introducing a new pillow featuring a fabric infused with oil from the hemp plant. CBD is widely recognized as being…

InterHall to Showcase Design-Driven Home Furnishings at Spring 2020 High Point Market

Ten design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors will debut in InterHall for Spring 2020 High Point Market, joining more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of…
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Kalalou kicked off 2020 markets with a new showroom at Dallas Market Center and new categories, including rugs and furniture.

January Market Madness Revisited: A review of Dallas, Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets

Having spanned the country in what can only be described as “Market Madness Month,” the Furniture, Lighting & Decor team took flight for Dallas (Lightovation and the Total Home & Gift Market…

Valdese Weavers to Open New High Point Showroom

Valdese Weavers is relocating their High Point showroom to 311 N. Hamilton Street from their previous location at Market Square Tower. The company will occupy the entire third floor of the 311…