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To Market, To Market: A Fresh Perspective of April’s High Point Furniture Market

Recently, I had the chance to “talk story” with Marilyn Canas, HomeWorld Senior Merchandising Assistant about her recent visit to the April 2014 High Point Furniture Market in North Carolina. … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Long Journey to Your Living Room – Part 1

Every day from my condo, I see ships with large containers filled with all types of goods. We live on a beautiful island and one of our main ways of receiving … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 3

Here are some final thoughts of my first visit to April’s High Point Furniture Market in High Point, NC. The Jonathan Louis showroom was one of our last stops before … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 2

We are mid-way though our buying trip at High Point, NC and we’ve visited so many buildings and numerous vendors. Each showroom has its own personality and charm.  Natuzzi is … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hawaii’s Insider at furniture market – Part 1

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit a furniture market in person? Travel with us to High Point, North Carolina in our blog this week and read about what’s new … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Know Your Personal Space

My living area is an open plan, which means my living room, dining, and kitchen share one open room with no divisional walls. Although it sounds pretty spacious, the designated … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Visiting Vietnam by Daphne Oliveros

Furniture markets are in full swing in the Far East. Our first stop is Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Over the last decade we have seen manufacturing of home furnishings in … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Life as a Furniture Buyer by Daphne Oliveros – Day 3

Our last day at the Las Vegas market was focused with looking at new merchandise, collections, and great accessories.  Here’s just a few pictures of some of the great colors … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Life as a Furniture Buyer by Daphne Oliveros – Day 2

Yesterday was the official opening day the World Market Center Las Vegas. As we arrived a little after 9a.m. and the halls and showrooms were not too busy. Well that … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Life as a Furniture Buyer by Daphne Oliveros

This Sunday, I’ll be attending the semi-annual Las Vegas Furniture Market and I want to take you along with me. We’ll join 50,000 buyers and industry professionals from around the … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment
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