Main Menu
Home
In the News
Special Contributors
Special Report - Bedding
Sponsors
Events Calendar
Classifieds
Advertising
Contact HGO
Home
follow-on-twitter
2015 Product Guide
Merchandiser Spring 2015
Merchandiser Winter 2015
Research Store

Canada Counts
CanadaCounts-Badge-Sept2012.fw
A survey of Canadian buying intentions.
Purchase Report

 

Syndicate
WMC says attendance up for winter market PDF Print E-mail
Written by HGO Staff   

LAS VEGAS (14 February 2011) - The World Market Center reported the winter market here Jan. 24-28 attracted 25% more buyers than the summer 2010 event, and 9% more than the year-ago market.

The organizers of the Las Vegas Market cited double-digit buyer growth in key international regions, with Canadian buyers up 23%, Latin American buyers up 30% and Mexican buyers rising 13%, all compared to a year ago. Overall, international buyer attendance rose 16% from last winter.

Meanwhile, designer attendance increased 33%, and over 80% of the Top 100 U.S. retailers were at the recent winter market, the WMC said. Specific figures weren't given.

In addition, the winter market here saw a 20% increase in exhibiting companies compared to last summer's event, with 150 new-to-market exhibitors, the WMC said.

<Previous   Next>
Banner
Other News
Easyhome to provide Leon's with new consumer financing plan
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (29 July 2015) - Easyhome has entered into a new partnership that will see it provide a new source of financing to those customers of Leon's Furniture Ltd. who don't qualify for traditional credit.
Read more...
XSENSOR promotes Richard Brass
CALGARY, Alberta (29 July 2015) - XSENSOR Technology Corporation has promoted Richard Brass to senior vice president of Sleep North America for the REVEAL Mattress Recommendation System products.
Read more...
DFA helps kids dream big
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (23 July 2015)  -- For the second consecutive year, Dufresne Furniture & Appliances hosted 23 children from the local Big Brothers Big Sisters organisation at an epic sleepover party at Investors Group Field here. It was held as part of its Dream Big Experience held in collaboration with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, this city's entry in the Canadian Football League.
Read more...
TDG looking for 17 Ashley locations
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (21 July 2015) - The Dufresne Group (TDG) is looking to find 17 Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, a move that would double the size of its current chain of Ashley-branded stores across the country.
Read more...
Banner

 

 .

Banner

Please, update your HGO profile

BRIGHTON, Ontario – To improve the efficiency of our newsletter delivery service and to bring ourselves in alignment with current Canadian legislation, we need our loyal readers to update their profiles.

If you’re in big ticket home goods, you can’t be without Home Goods Online – the only business-to-business news and information service for those working in Canada’s furniture, mattress, major appliance and consumer electronics industries.

Update Your Profile Now
Picture of the Day
CNW Salvation donation (PD30Jul15)

Some 120 people from across the industry took part in the recent annual golf tournament hosted by Cantrex Nationwide at the Copper Creek Golf Course in Kleinberg, Ontario, just north of Toronto. As has become its usual practise the event benefits a local charity, in this case the Salvation Army. At right, Jeannine Ghaleb, CNW’s president and COO is seen presenting a cheque for $10,000 to the army’s Captain Rick Zelinsky.


 

 

Banner
 
Banner
Banner
Donald Cooper
My Turn!
HGO Merchandiser
Banner
Upcoming Events
There are no upcoming events within the search range currently scheduled.
View Full Calendar