Elm Crest Escape Performance Furniture
To kick off the new year Elm Crest Furniture has released their 2018 Escape Performance Furniture Catalog, along with multiple new additions to the line. Elm Crest introduced their Escape Performance Furniture line at the tail end of 2017, and have received a great response from their dealers. In 2018 The Escape Performance line will see some expansion on some familiar pieces, along with some completely new additions in response to requests from their dealers. To accompany the Escape Sofas, Recliners, Loveseats, and sectionals Elm Crest has introduced some beautiful occasional pieces. Each of...
2017 Keystone Wholesale Shows
The Keystone Wholesale Shows are quickly approaching, and you don’t want to miss it this year! On February 22 nd and 23 rd manufacturers of American-made outdoor, gift/craft, and furniture products will gather at the York Expo Center to showcase their products, offering buyers a unique opportunity to make connections and stock their stores. Moving into her second year of ownership, Brandi Hurst-Sunday has been hard at work bringing in new manufacturers to make the show a new, fresh experience for Buyers. This year the shows will feature over 15 new manufacturers, including poly lawn furniture...
2016 Outdoor Trends
Outdoor Furniture In 2016 the outdoor industry evolved in some very subtle, but interesting ways, most notably in the outdoor furniture industry. Over the past few years color has come into the industry in a big way, and nothing has changed in 2016. To fit the summer party aesthetic consumers have begun implementing aqua marine colors to accent their patio or backyard. These colors perfectly​ accent the already popular dark colors found in cushioned patio furniture. Windy Valley Woodworks and Elm Crest Furniture carry lines featuring these colors, contact them to get a head start on the...
2016 Retail Trends
It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is coming to an end. Throughout the year we have seen some great new trends immerge in the furniture, outdoor, and gift/craft industries. Over the next three weeks we will discuss these trends, how to implement them at your retail stores, and predict some new trends to look out for in 2017. We wrote a similar blog series in 2015 and got some great feedback from our readers. We want this site to be a resource to retail stores, exposing them to products and manufacturers that are following the most recent trends. If you have any suggestions or questions during the...
Elm Crest Escape Poly Furniture
Elm Crest Furniture has been busy this winter, taking a very different approach to how they’ve manufactured furniture for the last decade. After months of designing and refining, In February Elm Crest officially released their new Escape Performance Furniture line, and they are very excited about the results. This beautiful new line of furniture is constructed with premium vinyl lumber and paired with popular Sunbrella fabrics. With mortise and tenon construction and concealed stainless steel fasteners, this furniture is built to withstand the elements for years. Each cushion features a high...
Over the past 10 years innovations in the shed industry have been minimal. The change from wood to vinyl, and other small innovations regarding insulation, siding, and roofing are among a few. Over the course of 2015, however, consumers have taken the storage shed in an interesting new direction. What many are dubbing “Shedquarters,” ( Pro.Com Blog ), adding a room to the backyard is the biggest trend of 2015. Rather than struggle with the hassle and expense of a home addition, homeowners are opting to turn a storage shed into a spare room right in their backyard. Be it a spare bedroom, an...
The Keystone Wholesale shows were formed in 2002 with the primary purpose of helping our local plain businesses sell their products to wholesale buyers from across the country. While they still have a passion for the plain communities, they now include manufacturers from all over the country. In March of 2015 the partners at Keystone decided it was time to take a step back from the shows to give them more time to spend with their grandchildren. They put the Keystone Wholesale Shows on the market, with the intent of finding a buyer with the same passion for quality, American Made products that...