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Furniture Today
Editor-in-ChiefBill McLoughlin
CategoriesTrade publication (furniture industry)
FrequencyDaily
PublisherGannett
Year founded1976
CompanyGannett
CountryUnited States
Based inGreensboro, North Carolina
LanguageEnglish
Websitefurnituretoday.com
ISSN0194-360X
OCLC60626274

Furniture Today is a weekly American magazine about the furniture industry.[1] It is part of the Gannett media holding company.

History and profile

Furniture Today was started in 1976.[2] In March 2010 it was acquired by Sandow Media from Reed Business Information.[2] Its offices are in Greensboro, North Carolina.[3] In 2013, the magazine was sold to Progressive Business Media,[4] which is a daughter company of FT Media Holdings. In 2018, Progressive was acquired by BridgeTower Media.[5]

In 2006, it had a circulation of 20,682. The 2006 Marketers Resource Guide wrote that the magazine, then owned by Reed Business Information, "remains a powerful force in the furniture manufacturing industry."[6]

In 2013, the publication was bought by Greensboro, North Carolina-based Progressive Business Media.[7] In November 2018, Progressive Business Media was sold to Minneapolis, Minnesota-based BridgeTower Media, itself part of GateHouse Media, which itself was later merged and rebranded as part of the Gannett media holding company.[7][8]

The magazine is an industry publication.[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ Furniture Today. November 13, 2012 (PDF format) (Archive). Volume 37, No. 11. p. 4.
  2. ^ a b "SANDOW Acquires the Powerhouse Interior Design Magazine". Sandow. New York. March 18, 2010. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "Contact Us".
  4. ^ "Furniture Today Magazine". Nextmark. Retrieved June 19, 2015.
  5. ^ "Progressive Business Media Sold to BridgeTower Media". Folio. November 26, 2018. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  6. ^ Marketers Resource Guide, p. 39. "Furniture Today Phone:(336)605-0121 URL: www.furnituretoday.com Circulation: 20,682 Ad revenue:[...]" and "Reed Business Information's Furniture Today remains a powerful force in the furniture manufacturing industry."
  7. ^ a b "Furniture Today, other Triad furnishings publications sold to Minnesota firm". Triad Business Journal. November 19, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  8. ^ Tracy, Marc (November 19, 2018). "Gannett, Now Largest U.S. Newspaper Chain, Targets 'Inefficiencies'". The New York Times. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  9. ^ Price, Wayne T. (November 6, 2013). "With new store, Baer's Furniture Is Bullish on Brevard – Company Rode Out Bad Times with Its 'Smart Retailing'". Florida Today. Retrieved July 11, 2014. "What makes Baer's stand out, said Ray Allegrezza editor-in-chief of Furniture Today magazine, an industry-publication, is that it's a solid and dependable company that knows its target audience."