High Point, N.C.—Who could have known the chatter at the International Home Furnishings Market here would have been punctuated with Pinterest, blogging and iPads? In this age of rapid-fire technology, exhibitors and dealers alike were looking for the novel niche to net consumers. This year’s week-long spring show, held April 20 to 25, did just that.
Edison, N.J. — Wesley Mancini, in partnership with Due Process Stable Trading Company, officially unveiled a selection of their new rug design offerings to members of the home furnishings industry at the bi-annual International Textile Market Association Showtime Market in High Point, N.C. on Tuesday, December 6. Continue reading Mancini, Due Process announce collaborated collection
HIGH POINT, N.C.—The news of the nation continues to look grim. In September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the unemployment rate at 9.1%. Mortgage Bankers Association indicates that eight million Americans are behind on at least one mortgage payment. And The American Dream found during the first three months of 2011, there were less new homes sold than at any other time in our nation’s history. Yet, at last month’s Fall International Home Furnishings Market in High here, new collections were unveiled, new product catalogs were published, and— most surprisingly—several new rug showrooms celebrated grand openings. Continue reading Despite sour headlines, successes in High Point
DALTON—Karastan will be opening a permanent showroom at next month’s High Point Fall Market, in the International Home Furnishings Center, H309. The company returned to High Point Market this past spring for the first time since Oct. 2005.