Furniture

Bill Clinton to Speak at Las Vegas Market

Bill Clinton to Speak at Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5.  President Clinton’s speech, “A Conversation with Bill Clinton,” will focus on the challenge of globalization, emphasize our growing interdependence and point the way toward a common future based on shared goals and values. The conference willMore »

Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

NEW YORK-Gilt Groupe, an online shopping destination, has acquired home decor site Decorati, expanding its footprint in home to include offerings for designers and trade-only manufacturers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Decorati is a destination site for upscale interior design products and services as well as a community for the display of designerMore »

Video to Show “Day in the Life” of High Point Attendees

Video to Show “Day in the Life” of High Point Attendees

HIGH POINT, N.C.–A new viral video program will give viewers an insider’s guide into a “day in the life” of the High Point Market. Sponsored by the High Point Market Authority, six videos will be filmed on Flip cameras by a representative of each group involved in the market, including an exhibitor, a retailer, anMore »

Casey Leaving High Point Market Authority

Casey Leaving High Point Market Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Brian Casey, High Point Market Authority’s president and chief executive officer is leaving the HPMA, effective April 30. Casey, who has held the position since 2006, has been named the general manager of the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center, owned by MMPI.  The HPMA executive committee said that it is overseeing anMore »

38 Special Headlines High Point Market Concerts

38 Special Headlines High Point Market Concerts

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Southern rockers 38 Special will be the headline act in a lineup of live performances for the Spring 2011 Stars Under the Stars entertainment series at the High Point Market, April 2-7. On Saturday, April 2, the concert series kicks off with BlackHawk, sponsored by Wells Fargo Capital Finance. The country group has aMore »

American Furniture Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations

American Furniture Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation has opened nominations for new candidates to become an Industry Fellow and to be inducted into the American Furniture Hall of Fame later this year. Only Foundation members are eligible to nominate, second and vote. This year, a new process of nominations also has been added.More »

Robb & Stucky Going-Out-of-Business Sale Starts Today

Robb & Stucky Going-Out-of-Business Sale Starts Today

FORT MYERS, Fla.-After more than 95 years in business, Robb & Stucky will conduct a court-ordered bankruptcy liquidation sale beginning today at all 20 of its stores. Inventory at the stores, located in Florida, Texas, Arizona and Nevada, is valued at approximately $90 million, and will be completely liquidated at significant discounts, according to theMore »