Mattresses

Sharper Image, Southerland Partner on Specialty Mattresses

Sharper Image, Southerland Partner on Specialty Mattresses

NEW YORK–The Sharper Image brand has formed a license agreement with specialty-mattress manufacturer Southerland for a collection of specialty mattresses. The agreement covers specialty mattresses made with memory foam, innersprings, air and latex, as well as adjustable mattresses. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Southerland now has the rights to manufacture and distribute Sharper Image-branded mattresses toMore »

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 »

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 »

Posturepedic Launch Brings First-Quarter Loss to Sealy

Posturepedic Launch Brings First-Quarter Loss to Sealy

TRINITY, N.C.-The rollout of the Next Generation Posturepedic line in late January was a key factor in Sealy’s $902,000 net loss in the first quarter. Larry Rogers, president and CEO, cited “significant strategic investments” in the new line, which represents a refreshment of about half of Sealy’s entire product portfolio, and which included a nationalMore »

WorldBed to Aid Japan Survivors

WorldBed to Aid Japan Survivors

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Bedding industry non-profit WorldBed will accept donations during the High Point Market to fund the delivery of emergency beds to Japan to aid earthquake survivors. The Specialty Sleep Association, located in the IHFC, has donated space to WorldBed to assist in the effort at IHFC M413. Created in 2005 to aid victims ofMore »

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 »