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The Stump team attends furniture and design markets globally, interviewing hundreds of CEOs, annually. They consistently engage deeply with strategic buyers, private equity firms and family offices to identify the next generation of investors for the furniture industry. The Stump teams’ demonstrated levels of knowledge and experience in the marketplace is unparalleled.

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April 2020 Update
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April 2020 Update

Our E-Commerce clients and friends seem to be faring well, even thriving, through this time (some have reported as much as 25%+ growth over Q1 2019).

April 2020 Update

Our E-Commerce clients and friends seem to be faring well, even thriving, through this time (some have reported as much as 25%+ growth over Q1 2019).
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market
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April High Point Market 2022

The High Point furniture market was in full swing this week and it felt like the first market with a semblance of “post…
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market

April High Point Market 2022

The High Point furniture market was in full swing this week and it felt like the first market with a semblance of “post…
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market
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April High Point Market 2023

Our team spent six days in High Point for furniture market. Read our analysis of current industry trends...
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market

April High Point Market 2023

Our team spent six days in High Point for furniture market. Read our analysis of current industry trends...
As We Prepare for the October 2017 Furniture Market...
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As We Prepare for the October 2017 Furniture Market...

This is an exciting time in the market cycle to be entering the High Point Furniture Market. The M&A market is wide open and transactions are happening across our Industry. Prospective Buyers are looking for growth, profitability, and strong management teams. If you need help getting there, we are happy to help. Now may be the time for you to sell!

As We Prepare for the October 2017 Furniture Market...

This is an exciting time in the market cycle to be entering the High Point Furniture Market. The M&A market is wide open and transactions are happening across our Industry. Prospective Buyers are looking for growth, profitability, and strong management teams. If you need help getting there, we are happy to help. Now may be the time for you to sell!
Casual Show Atlanta
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Atlanta Casual Show

The Stump Team recaps the inaugural Atlanta Casual Show hosted at the AmericasMart, a venue part of the newly renamed ANDMORE, formerly IMC.
Casual Show Atlanta

Atlanta Casual Show

The Stump Team recaps the inaugural Atlanta Casual Show hosted at the AmericasMart, a venue part of the newly renamed ANDMORE, formerly IMC.
BDNY Fall Market 2018
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BDNY Nov 2018 - An Energetic November Market

The merger & acquisition market continues to be strong. In our opinion, it is the best environment since the late 1990s with high buyer interest and an abundance of sellers.
BDNY Fall Market 2018

BDNY Nov 2018 - An Energetic November Market

The merger & acquisition market continues to be strong. In our opinion, it is the best environment since the late 1990s with high buyer interest and an abundance of sellers.
Javits Center
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Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2021

Our team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY hospitality show at the Javits Center and it was fantastic!
Javits Center

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2021

Our team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY hospitality show at the Javits Center and it was fantastic!
Javits Center
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Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2022

Our team made its annual trip to New York this week for the BDNY hospitality show. Read our recap and insights on industry trends.
Javits Center

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2022

Our team made its annual trip to New York this week for the BDNY hospitality show. Read our recap and insights on industry trends.
Javits Center
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Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2023

The Stump team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY Hospitality Show held at ...
Javits Center

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2023

The Stump team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY Hospitality Show held at ...
Fall High Point Market - October 2015
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Fall High Point Market - October 2015

Stump & Company love the High Point Market in the fall when the weather is clear and cool, and this year we got a perfect Chamber of Commerce commercial: blue skies, calm winds and nice temperatures. Also we had strong attendance, good buying attitudes and no stock market crash.

Fall High Point Market - October 2015

Stump & Company love the High Point Market in the fall when the weather is clear and cool, and this year we got a perfect Chamber of Commerce commercial: blue skies, calm winds and nice temperatures. Also we had strong attendance, good buying attitudes and no stock market crash.
Fall High Point Market - October 2016
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Fall High Point Market - October 2016

The M&A environment remains open and brisk. The announcement of Lee’s sale to American Leather indicates that the market is indeed open for business. Activity and strengthening of good companies is positive news for the entire industry.

Fall High Point Market - October 2016

The M&A environment remains open and brisk. The announcement of Lee’s sale to American Leather indicates that the market is indeed open for business. Activity and strengthening of good companies is positive news for the entire industry.
HP Furniture Market Fall 2018
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Fall High Point Market 2018 - Winds Of Change

Our industry continues to grow rapidly in this channel and most companies are exploring how best to participate.
HP Furniture Market Fall 2018

Fall High Point Market 2018 - Winds Of Change

Our industry continues to grow rapidly in this channel and most companies are exploring how best to participate.
High Point 2017
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Fall High Point Market Recap

Our team worked the halls of the High Point market for 6 days and were pleased with the attendance, energy, and optimism. Most clients told us that total visits were probably 40-50% below pre-covid levels, but much better than expected.
High Point 2017

Fall High Point Market Recap

Our team worked the halls of the High Point market for 6 days and were pleased with the attendance, energy, and optimism. Most clients told us that total visits were probably 40-50% below pre-covid levels, but much better than expected.
Mandalay Bay
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HD Expo Vegas Recap

Las Vegas delivered a huge win for the hospitality industry last week, with over 10,000 attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the annual HD (Hospitality & Design) Expo.
Mandalay Bay

HD Expo Vegas Recap

Las Vegas delivered a huge win for the hospitality industry last week, with over 10,000 attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the annual HD (Hospitality & Design) Expo.
HD Vegas Show 2019.png
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HD Vegas Hospitality Show Update

With technology becoming more and more ubiquitous and iPhones, iPads, Air Pods, and laptop computers continuing to need power and serve as drivers of activity in common areas, we are seeing a new trend of embedded chargers and speakers in upholstery making the rounds in hospitality, commercial and residential settings.
HD Vegas Show 2019.png

HD Vegas Hospitality Show Update

With technology becoming more and more ubiquitous and iPhones, iPads, Air Pods, and laptop computers continuing to need power and serve as drivers of activity in common areas, we are seeing a new trend of embedded chargers and speakers in upholstery making the rounds in hospitality, commercial and residential settings.
HD Vegas Market Update - May 2016
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HD Vegas Market Update - May 2016

The Stump & Company team feels the merger market remains vibrant with a strong balance of buyers and sellers. One public announcement in particular is worth noting: LacquerCraft's purchase of Grand Manor is a signal that the market is open, and indicates the attractiveness of domestic upholstery.

HD Vegas Market Update - May 2016

The Stump & Company team feels the merger market remains vibrant with a strong balance of buyers and sellers. One public announcement in particular is worth noting: LacquerCraft's purchase of Grand Manor is a signal that the market is open, and indicates the attractiveness of domestic upholstery.
HD Expo
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HD Vegas Market Update - May 2017

The M&A environment remains upbeat, and we see a compelling balance of buyers and sellers. There are strong strategic buyers that are interested in growth and diversification of products. Private equity companies have invested in the space, which indicates that there is, likely, additional investment to follow.
HD Expo

HD Vegas Market Update - May 2017

The M&A environment remains upbeat, and we see a compelling balance of buyers and sellers. There are strong strategic buyers that are interested in growth and diversification of products. Private equity companies have invested in the space, which indicates that there is, likely, additional investment to follow.
High Point 2017
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High Point - Confidence, Energy, Strong Capital Flow

The attitude among high-end companies in particular was upbeat. The CEOs we spoke with were enjoying robust traffic and business in this strong economic climate.
High Point 2017

High Point - Confidence, Energy, Strong Capital Flow

The attitude among high-end companies in particular was upbeat. The CEOs we spoke with were enjoying robust traffic and business in this strong economic climate.
High Point Furniture Market - October 2014
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High Point Furniture Market - October 2014

Stump & Company had a terrific and upbeat six days walking through the International Home Furnishings Market complex, and seeing much of the 12 million square feet of exhibition space spread over 180 buildings, hosting over 2,000 companies and more than 75,000 attendees.

High Point Furniture Market - October 2014

Stump & Company had a terrific and upbeat six days walking through the International Home Furnishings Market complex, and seeing much of the 12 million square feet of exhibition space spread over 180 buildings, hosting over 2,000 companies and more than 75,000 attendees.
HighPoint Market Oct 2019
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High Point October 2019 Update

The High Point Market is the Super Bowl for the residential furniture industry. Historically, over 75,000+ people come to town twice a year to visit the 2,200 exhibitors that display their goods in over 12 million square feet of showroom space spread out over 150 buildings.
HighPoint Market Oct 2019

High Point October 2019 Update

The High Point Market is the Super Bowl for the residential furniture industry. Historically, over 75,000+ people come to town twice a year to visit the 2,200 exhibitors that display their goods in over 12 million square feet of showroom space spread out over 150 buildings.
Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014
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Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014

Our 48 hours in Las Vegas for the HD (hospitality and design) show were exciting and full of upbeat conversations. Most companies are enjoying solid growth‎ as hotels are refurbishing and new construction is heating up.

Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014

Our 48 hours in Las Vegas for the HD (hospitality and design) show were exciting and full of upbeat conversations. Most companies are enjoying solid growth‎ as hotels are refurbishing and new construction is heating up.
Guadalajara Expo
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Impressions from the Guadalajara Furniture Expo

The Stump M&A team traveled to Guadalajara Mexico for the biannual Furniture Expo and we were blown away by the crowds, energy and enthusiasm for strong business this year.
Guadalajara Expo

Impressions from the Guadalajara Furniture Expo

The Stump M&A team traveled to Guadalajara Mexico for the biannual Furniture Expo and we were blown away by the crowds, energy and enthusiasm for strong business this year.
Spring High Point Market - April 2018
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June High Point Market Recap

The Spring, rescheduled to Summer, High Point market has now concluded and in our view it was a SUCCESS!
Spring High Point Market - April 2018

June High Point Market Recap

The Spring, rescheduled to Summer, High Point market has now concluded and in our view it was a SUCCESS!
Las Vegas Market
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Las Vegas Market Recap

The Stump team attended the winter market in Las Vegas this week and we were pleasantly surprised by the strong attenda…
Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market Recap

The Stump team attended the winter market in Las Vegas this week and we were pleasantly surprised by the strong attenda…