ZUO has join the effort from the high point authority, the IMC Centers and Furniture today to join the list of 100+ Showrooms open the first Tuesday of every Month starting this Tuesday December 1st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on addition to the already available virtual showroom that is open 24/7.
The idea behind the opening the showroom is due to the increase of demand from the interior designers to see, touch, select products for their immediate projects, adding to the continues visits from the retail stores in the area.
"Until we can all get together in big groups, the idea from Guy Ray CEO ofMan Wahis fantastic as this allow us to see our customers following all the distance protocols and show to all our customers continually our new products and developments" Said
For many furniture designers and product development gurus, the subject of logistics generates about as much excitement as the final two minutes of a 49-0 football game. But as the post-lockdown home furnishings sales boom has scrambled supply chains worldwide, it’s a topic that needs to be top of mind for everyone – even those who can’t distinguish a shipping manifest from a grocery list.
And there’s good reason to start paying attention -- many furniture factories and raw materials suppliers haven’t been able to keep up with surging demand. So even though a retail buyer or designer might spot that perfect sofa in a manufacturer’s showroom or online catalog, it can be anyone’s guess when that piece of furniture will actually be delivered to the customer.
Since late summer, we’ve heard multiple stories of manufacturers quoting delivery dates 20 to 25 weeks or more into the future. Large retail chains are a little better prepared to deal with that, but
Since furniture factories and retail stores began re-opening in April and May, sales in product categories such as home office and bedding have soared, which is not surprising since most of us are spending a lot more time at home these days.
But sales are also booming in one often overlooked furniture category: outdoor.
And that shouldn’t be surprising, either, since those of us who are spending a lot more time at home need to get some fresh air once in a while. So why not relax on comfortable outdoor furniture?
Outdoor furniture insiders tell us seating products are leading the charge, followed closely by dining tables and shade products.