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United Furniture returning to Tupelo Furniture Market

According to Furniture Today, United Furniture Industries, is returning to the Tupelo Furniture Market and has signed a three-year lease on a 17,000-square foot showroom.  “We feel the Tupelo Furniture Market is a very viable market and a crucial market in our long-term marketing strategy of servicing our Southeast and Midwest customer base,” said Jay Quimby, […]

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There would be more buyers at the market if more companies – Mississippi-based in particular – would show i Tupelo. Just sayin'

OPINION: Mississippi furniture manufacturers should show at market

I wrote a column in today’s Daily Journal, suggesting that companies that make furniture in Mississippi should show at the Tupelo Furniture Market.  I was out of town for much of the day, but I received some calls with people agreeing with me. Now, you may not, and that’s fine – that’s what opinions are for. And no, […]

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China furniture delegation visits Tupelo Furniture Market

Three members of the Beijing-based China Furniture National Association, including its president, are visiting the Tupelo Furniture Market today.  They’re getting an introduction to the market as well as services provided by the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University, which helped organize the trip. On Thursday, the group will tour several showrooms and they’ll […]

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Ni hao! Chinese delegation to visit Tupelo Furniture Market

Retailers and representatives of furniture associations from China will visit the Tupelo Furniture Market next month officials announced today.  They’ll meet with state furniture manufacturers at the Spring Market, which will be held Feb. 4-6. The visit was organized by the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University. In 2006, a delegation from Mississippi, including officials from the […]

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Brooks Grocery plans in Tupelo shelved

The planned multi-million-dollar project to build a Brooks Grocery store in west Tupelo has been put on hold, according to Shane Hooper, the city’s Development Services director confirmed today. “The project is shelved pending further developments,” he said. In July, owner Brooks Davis and city leaders broke ground on a 3.5-acre parcel of land at […]

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Gifts and Accessories Show at furniture market adds fundraisers

The fall Tupelo Furniture Market gets underway Thursday and ends Sunday, and for the fifth year, the concurrent Furniture, Gift & Home Accessories Show will take place. The furniture market trade show is open to registered retail buyers only in Buildings II-VI, but the FGHAS is open to the public in Building I. The Furniture, Gift […]

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State manufacturing group hosting reception at Tupelo Furniture Market

The MMA – the Mississippi Manufacturers Association, not mixed martial arts – will host a reception for furniture industry manufacturers and suppliers prior to the official start of the fall Tupelo Furniture Market in a couple of weeks. Here’s a press release describing the event: The Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) recently confirmed that it will […]

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