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Jessica Beaudry

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Home Furnishings Highlights at Summer LVM 2018

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Thu, Aug 23, 2018 @ 01:44 PM

Underlined by resounding approval from attendees and exhibitors, organizers of Las Vegas Market (LVM) said the successful 2018 Summer Market was represented by “strong buyer traffic, increased order writing, and new product introductions.” Home furnishings dealers, retailers, designers, and other industry experts and stakeholders were presented with more than 5 million square feet of permanent and temporary exhibit space showcasing a wide selection of home décor, gift, housewares, gourmet, handmade, and antique products. The mega-event took place July 29 – Aug 2 at the World Market Center campus (WMC) in Las Vegas.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

HFA INSIGHTS 2018: The Consumer Experience in Home Furnishings

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, Aug 13, 2018 @ 09:45 AM

The retail industry is rapidly evolving with new technologies and changing consumer behavior and attitudes toward the retail experience. In response, retailers are implementing a consumer-centric approach at both brick-and-mortar locations and virtual storefronts. According to the Home Furnishings Association (HFA), every effort should be made to make customers’ shopping experiences “better than ever before.”

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Tags: Home Furnishings

Veterinary Industry Trends in 2018 and Beyond

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Fri, Aug 10, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

Veterinary medicine has experienced extraordinary advancements and growth since its early stages in known ancient history — taking place in Mongolia more than 3,000 years ago. An increase in consumer demand, along with modern-day technologies unfathomable to the Mongolian nomadic herders of 1300-700 B.C., have revolutionized animal healthcare. Veterinarians working in today’s rapidly changing veterinary industry must remain informed on the latest trends, breakthroughs and approaches to remain competitive. Here are five trends to watch in 2018 and beyond.

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Tags: Veterinarians

Home Furnishings Dealers: Increase Sales with Ultra Violet Décor

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, Jul 23, 2018 @ 10:45 AM

Millions of trend-following U.S. college students will display pictures, organize desks, and arrange furniture in an effort to personalize dorm rooms and living spaces this fall. For many, Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year, ultra violet, will be an essential feature. As 2018’s “it” color continues to inspire and attract millennials, home furnishings dealers can meet this demand, improve customer satisfaction rates, and increase sales by stocking a selection of ultra violet items.

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Tags: Home Furnishings

All the FAQs: Home Furnishings Products at Summer LVM

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 07:46 AM

Furniture dealers, home décor retailers, buyers, suppliers, interior designers, and other industry stakeholders and experts will attend the “first and only market to offer a comprehensive cross-category venue” for home furnishings July 29 – August 2. Summer Las Vegas Market (LVM) 2018, an annual event by LVM that also presents the annual winter LVM market, will house more than 4,000 exhibitors and brands showcasing thousands of trending products at the World Market Center campus (WMC) in Las Vegas. LVM invites professionals in search of new merchandise, business enhancement opportunities, networking events, and comprehensive education to visit the mega event that encompasses more than 5.4 million square feet of showroom space.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

AVMA Presents Comprehensive Veterinary Education at Convention

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Mon, Jul 09, 2018 @ 11:45 AM

Each year, thousands of animal health professionals gather for veterinary education, product discovery, business development and networking opportunities at the AVMA Convention. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) welcomes practicing veterinarians, AVMA members, retired members, non-members, veterinary students, members of international veterinary associations, veterinary technicians, veterinary technician students, practice staff, and non-veterinarians to attend. The 2018 Convention offers:

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Tags: Veterinarians, Events / Conferences

NADA Social Media Accounts: Advantages for Automobile Dealers

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 11:45 AM

NADA, the National Automobile Dealers Association, has represented the interests of new car dealers since its founding in 1917. Today, the association actively advocates, educates and provides a business community for over 16,500 members — dealers selling new cars and trucks located within the U.S. and abroad. Among NADA’s wide variety of business-enhancing resources, its social media accounts provide members with the latest association news along with a platform for networking with fellow members.

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Tags: National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Auto Dealerships

Summer Las Vegas Market 2018: Trends in Home Furnishings

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Fri, Jun 08, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

Twice a year, Las Vegas Market (LVM) presents the latest designs, industry insights and inspiration in home furnishings with Winter LVM and Summer LVM. With over 4,000 exhibitors and brands, LVM showcases on-trend products in 15 categories — furniture; gift; home décor; baby, kids and juvenile; handmade; home textiles; housewares, tabletop and gourmet; lifestyle collection; lighting; mattress and bedding; outdoor and casual; rugs and floor coverings; seasonal; and upholstery and motion. To improve customer satisfaction and retention rates, remain relevant and increase revenue, dealers, retailers, designers and brand representatives alike can attend the largest home décor market in the western United States.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

Father's Day Promotional Ideas for Home Improvement Stores

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Fri, Jun 01, 2018 @ 06:45 AM

Father’s Day spending in the U.S. is expected to reach a record high of $15.5 billion, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports. To celebrate father figures, home improvement stores can present simple DIY backyard projects that families can complete over the holiday (Sunday, June 17, 2018) weekend, and promote the campaign with the effective multi-media marketing efforts suggested below.

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Tags: Retail, Building Materials

LVM Presents New Resources for Home Furnishings Dealers

Posted by Jessica Beaudry on Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 10:45 AM

The Las Vegas Market welcomes home furnishings and furniture dealers, home décor retailers, interior designers, suppliers, architects, purchasing companies and industry experts at Summer LVM 2018. The annual event — LVM also runs an annual winter market — fills more than 5.4 million square feet of permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits with thousands of trending home décor, furniture, bedding, outdoor, antiques, textiles and more. Scheduled for July 29 – Aug 2 at the World Market Center campus (WMC) in Las Vegas, Summer LVM offers:

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)