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Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

Blog: Lighting, Rugs and Accessories Abound at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–With the start of High Point Market this past weekend, manufacturers launched a number of new licenses and other programs to retailers. The Dick Idol collection launched at Crestview in lighting, wall decor, accessories and accent pieces. Before, these categories were split among manufacturers but now “we get to merchandise the category together,”More »

Flexsteel to Relocate Corporate Headquarters

Flexsteel to Relocate Corporate Headquarters

DUBUQUE, Iowa–Flexsteel plans to build a new corporate office building in Port of Dubuque beginning in July. The facility, pending approvals from state and local government entities, is scheduled for completion in summer 2012. Costing $12 million, it will measure 40,000 feet over four stories, and will be designed to be energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.More »

April High Point Market Opens Today

April High Point Market Opens Today

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market opens today, with the newest wave of furniture, lighting, rugs and home decor products unveiled to the industry. New collections include Lexington Home Brands’ Henry Link Trading Co., a brand that has global influences and uses such materials as specialty veneers, marble, penn shell, embossed leather, aged metal, bamboo,More »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold; Transition Staff Named

HIGH POINT, N.C.–As HFN reported yesterday, an entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet andMore »

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold for $139.5 Million

High Point Showroom Buildings Sold for $139.5 Million

HIGH POINT, N.C.–An entity called the High Point Acquisition Company has purchased the the showroom buildings Market Square Complex, Hamilton Market, 300 S. Main Street, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart from MMPI properties for $139.5 million. These buildings and tradeshow spaces encompass 2.1 million square feet and represent some of theMore »

Ralph Lauren Done Right

Ralph Lauren Done Right

By Allison Zisko Ralph Lauren is on a roll. As the spring show season begins, Ralph Lauren Home executives are confident they now have all the components needed for an integrated lifestyle presentation, with two distinct brands that do not overlap in price point or design yet share a common viewpoint. Product introductions at theMore »

Specializing in Outdoors

Specializing in Outdoors

By Duke Ratliff With spring in the air, specialty retailers Restoration Hardware and Crate & Barrel are emphasizing outdoor collections like never before. Both stylish companies are taking a double-pronged marketing approach this season with outdoor goods placed prominently in their catalogs and on their websites. Restoration Hardware recently dropped a hefty, 204-page Outdoor &More »

Kids’ Play

Kids’ Play

By Jessica Goldbogen Harlan The latest technologies, along with the modern lifestyles of today’s kids, are dictating the designs and trends of new baby and juvenile furniture introductions. From wired nightstands to creative storage solutions, juvenile furniture truly fits the needs of today’s in-tune kids. One company that’s new to the juvenile furniture category, MagnussenMore »