Tupelo Furniture Market celebrates silver anniversary

If you haven’t heard, the Tupelo Furniture Market is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week during its fall market.

Lots of people and celebratory events are going on. And if you haven’t gotten a copy of today’s Daily Journal, there’s a special 12-page section on the market. There are stories about this fall market, as well as history of the market. And a few blasts from the past.

You can also see the special section at this link (click here).

There’s also a preview story about the market in today’s edition. Here’s an excerpt:

Celebrating its 25th year, TFM officially begins Thursday and ends Sunday. Market officials say the buzz surrounding the silver anniversary has led to strong buyer registration and exhibitor interest.

The market said earlier this month it expects its best attendance in nearly 10 years.

More than 100 new exhibitors will show at the market, and seven companies expanded their showrooms.

“We’re excited about this market and the interest that’s been shown,” said TFM Chairman V.M. Cleveland.