The Home Furnishings Association invited High Point Representatives Kathy Manning (D) and Ted Budd (R) to visit High Point Market. HFA CEO Mark Schumacher discussed with them the furniture industry and the issues that retailers face such as supply chain, tariffs, and more.
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Our conditioning is for four major furniture markets each year—one every quarter. The pandemic messed that all up. Each furniture market we have had are not in their typical time slots. You have been tempted with First Tuesdays and more robust Pre-Markets as everyone is dying to see new products.
Christy O’Hara ventured to High Point, N.C., for the October market and was disappointed that some of her suppliers didn’t. So, she won’t be carrying their products, the owner of new Home Furnishings Association member Steel Roots Home Décor said. Her two-year-old Chapel Hill, N.C., business offers home furnishings, lighting,
The Home Furnishings Association’s Resource Center opened for business today. The fall High Point Market began with overcast skies this morning and some uncertainty about the days ahead. The Oct. 13-21 schedule spreads out traffic, and other Covid-related restrictions will hold down attendance. But the sun emerged before noon –
With less than a week to go until the opening of the Fall 2020 High Point Market, about 70 percent of active exhibitors will be open for business, according to the High Point Market Authority. Retailers who want to see which showrooms have confirmed they will be open can visit
The High Point Market begins Oct. 13, and the Home Furnishings Association’s Resource Center provides a key business location for retailers. The newly renovated Resource Center will be open throughout the market’s nine-day run. It is in Plaza Suites, 1-527. Everything is different about this market because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Plans are shaping up for the much-needed industry event The furniture industry “needs a market, and our city needs a market,” Tammy Nagem said during a webinar Aug. 26. Making that happen safely as soon as October certainly poses challenges. It will depend on state and local cooperation, webinar panelists
The High Point Market Authority has opened online registration for the Fall 2020 High Point Market, scheduled for Oct. 13-21. The authority is also debuting a microsite, www.highpointmarket.org/hpmktsafe, to outline safety measures pertaining to the fall market in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previously announced as a 9-day market
The Home Furnishings Association and two other industry groups today urged their members to follow the High Point Market schedule for October. The High Point Market Authority in May set an expanded format to spread out attendance over nine days, Oct. 13-21. The schedule accounts for an expected reduction in
The Home Furnishings Association supports the new plan for the October market, Executive Vice President Mark Schumacher said today. The High Point Market Authority announced an innovative schedule for the fall event. The dates are Oct. 13-21. The nine days will be divided into three segments to spread out attendance.
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