Custom upholstery manufacturer Norwalk Furniture will make its debut at High Point Premarket, Sept. 14-15.
This marks the first time the company has exhibited at the event, which takes place the month before the full market in October. The company made the decision to open its showroom to address pent-up demand for custom upholstery in the marketplace and as a courtesy to retailers who may not attend the October event, which draws larger crowds.
“Having just wrapped up the Las Vegas Market, we found that while attendance was down, we had a steady stream of appointments with our customers and strong order commitments, as a result of various market cancellations earlier this year,” said Caroline Hipple, president of Norwalk Furniture “Those cancellations have created pent-up demand, particularly for domestic custom upholstery, and we want to make ourselves as accessible – and as safe – as possible for our customers.
“As a domestic manufacturer, we have the raw materials in stock and the capacity to ship in less than 40 days, allowing us to expedite orders to meet marketplace demand quickly,” she added.
Hipple noted that retailers and designers interested in visiting the showroom at Premarket can make exclusive appointments to