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Jay Diamond Joins MicroD as Vice President of Sales

MicroD, web technology provider for the home furnishings industry, named Jay Diamond as Vice President of Sales. Diamond will address the business development needs of retailers and manufacturers…

Ivy Launches Room Boards Tool

Ivy, a business and project management platform for interior design firms and other home design companies, announced the launch of Room Boards, a tool that enables designers to conceptualize and put…

First Smart Home Showroom in North America to Open at Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center, home of the largest residential lighting marketplace and largest open-daily design marketplace, announces the grand opening of the first smart home showroom in North America,…
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Tagging Along

Chinese tariffs have created plenty of tough issues for retailers in our industry, the most obvious of which is increased prices. A less apparent consequence of these pricing changes is dealing with…
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The Next Lighting Revolution

In many states across the U.S., homeowners can save nearly $160 annually by simply replacing a dozen standard 100-watt light bulbs with LED versions that also last 30 times longer and eat up 80…
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The Future Comes Home

Ask any technophile (and for that matter many consumers) about the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — the annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association — and they’ll tell you that…

Nourison Launches New Website

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison has launched a newly designed website at www.nourison.com, with an enhanced online experience to help customers easily explore and shop…
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How Does SMART Home Impact Style? These Designs are Cutting-Edge

Sharp Spaces Indoor spaces keep getting smarter and smarter with new introductions made to grow and adapt as lifestyles change. From the new smart furniture company, 37˚C Smart Home, comes a…
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Smart Speaker Adoption Update

Last September, Furniture, Lighting & Decor took a deep dive into NPR and Edison Research’s ongoing Smart Audio Report, which then estimated that about 43 million American adults ages 18 and over…

Loloi Launches New Website

Rug and textile leader Loloi today announced the launch of its new website at www.loloirugs.com. According to Cyrus Loloi, Principal of Loloi Rugs, the new site is fueled by customer feedback the…