The marbleized white onyx supercast top coordinates with a composite deck to bring a warm, coastal ambiance to an outdoor space. The Outdoor GreatRoom Company's aptly named Boardwalk with its plank-style top serves as both table and fire pit for total versatility. More ...
Friendship Bench Dedication Ceremony
NEWS FROM THE WEB
Perspective New York highlights Sunbrella’s high-end fabrics for indoor use
If there was ever any doubt these days about the crossover with exterior and interior design, and the versatility of Sunbrella fabrics, the company put that thought to rest with its event held Wednesday in Manhattan’s chic Meatpacking district at the Highline Stage D.
Summer Classics heading to Las Vegas Market
Summer Classics has signed a long-term lease for a 13,500-sq.-ft. permanent showroom at the Las Vegas Market starting in August 2015.
Groovystuff crowns winners of High Point Market contest
Xin Li from Auburn University, David Roan from Florida State University and Megan Ziesmer from University of Minnesota placed first in the “Popular Vote at Market” for the Groovystuff by Design: Connecting Education with Industry Challenge at the fall High Point Market.
AmericasMart unveiling campus-wide enhancements
AmericasMart is rolling out several campus-wide enhancements in time for the Jan. 6-13 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, including badge scanning, a new bridge and a café in Building 2.
Consumer Confidence hits highest mark in 7 years
The Consumer Confidence Index jumped five points to 94.5 in October, hitting its highest mark since October 2007, The Conference Board reported.
Pride Family Brands launches virtual showroom tour
Pride Family Brands has launched an online virtual tour of its Chicago Merchandise Mart showroom.
Veranda Classics reports record-setting Casual Market
Veranda Classics had record-setting sales during the Sept. 16-19 International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago, the company announced.
APSP presenting training courses at Pool | Spa | Patio Expo
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP), sponsor of the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, is presenting a new lineup of professional certification and comprehensive training courses at this year’s Expo.
- Shifting Into Neutral
- South Sea Rattan expands outdoor offerings
- Pantone announces Fashion Color Report Spring 2014
- South Sea Rattan expands outdoor offerings
- Casual furnishings manufacturers win leadership awards
- Kenroy Home relocates to new High Point showroom
October Digital Edition
Progressive Business Media, parent company of Casual Living magazine, shared a colorful message of friendship with the American Children's Home through the dream of a young girl and a durable bench made of recycled plastic.
October 13, 2014With ongoing improvements in the housing and labor markets in addition to total U.S. retail sales (excluding automobiles) topping a record $2.2 trillion on an annual basis, there’s good reason for optimism at the fall furniture markets. The positive mood buoyed the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market last month as the announcement was made that the show will remain in Chicago through 2022. Despite that reassurance, more casual furniture manufacturers continue to try new exhibition strategies. For example, Pride Family Brands and the Outdoor GreatRoom will make their debut appearance at the High Point Market this month ...
October 13, 2014I recently read an interesting article which suggested that thanks to a slow but steadily improving economy, an improving job market and higher home values, the shoppers are back. To which I say, “Not so fast, Kemosabe.” Oh, she may be venturing out of the house. She may be shopping. She may even be shopping at your store. But that does not necessarily mean she is the same shopper you wooed before the recession. Chances are, your new-normal shopper is carrying less cash, carrying much less debt, may have less of an appetite for luxury goods and is thinking not ...
Ask The Grill Guy
October 13, 2014Dear Grill Guy, My store is constantly being approached for cash or product donations. We’d love to support everyone but it’s not fiscally possible. What’s your advice for saying “no” while not looking like the bad guy? There’s not a dealer reading this column who doesn’t receive a tremendous number of solicitations from organizations and causes ranging from the Little League to 5K walks to the recent ALS ice bucket challenge. We’re all charged with being good corporate citizens and part of that is giving back to the community in which our business resides ...
Take a look at a sampling of the outdoor collections and events from the October 2014 High Point Market.
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