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5 questions U.S. furniture importers should ask before partnering with a foreign manufacturer

While the tariff crisis may currently be on hold, the threat remains, and it leaves furniture companies in search of alternative solutions.

Three tips outdoor furniture manufacturers can use to train retail partners
by Daniel Roberts

According to a report by Salesforce Training, over 50% of sales managers are too busy to train their sales teams.

Press Releases


MGBlair introduces the HAVEN Collection’s Nest Line; a unique, comfortable and inviting furniture line ideal for creating a patio or pool side setting that accentuates a property’s key features. A soft, curved aesthetic creates an alluring and ideal contrast to many resort or hotel outdoor designs.


MGBlair introduces AGAVE, a hand-crafted, modern, bright, beach-side furniture collection. The collection offers casual, light and comfortable seating and tables, creating a relaxed environment ideal for poolside conversation at any seaside property, poolside bistro or rooftop bar.


MGBlair introduces the CORE Collection All Aluminum Chair, a considered design that is a sleek alternative to the standard, bulky aluminum chairs routinely used in hospitality situations. With utilitarian function, this innovative seating is a stylish alternative, built with practicality in mind.


CINCINNATI, OHIO – March [day], 2019– SLIM Furniture, launched in 2017 as a consumer-focused business with an online presence and brick-and-mortar retail showroom in Cincinnati, has shifted to an exclusive US distributor model focused on the hospitality sector and will now be known as MGBlair.

In The News

MGBlair Introduces Agave, A Hand-Crafted Beach-Side Furniture Collection

Emerging in the 1950’s in Acapulco, Mexico, the AGAVE form emulates ancient Mayan techniques, using strand separation to create permeable surfaces allowing fresh air flow in the midst of extremely hot environments.

Design emulates ancient woven seating

“The Agave line is customizable, with a wide variety of color possibilities, strand materials and powder coating options available. Users can even mix and match multiple color selections in a single piece.”

All aluminum: Core chair by MGBlair

The powder-coated, all-aluminum Core chair is offered in five colors: taupe, dark taupe, white, black and silver, in matte or gloss metal finish.

Haven Nest line for hospitality

“As a highly customizable line, there are a variety of weave and fabric color combinations, in addition to various weave options fitted to a powder-coated aluminum frame.”

Mgblair Introduces the Haven Nest Line for Hospitality

Nest, part of the HAVEN Collection, is featured in some of the most prestigious luxury hotels and resorts throughout Asia and the Middle East.

Local company donates nearly $70,000 of furniture

“The contribution will provide furnishings for Greater Cincinnati individuals and families working to escape homelessness, domestic abuse and other challenges facing the community.”

MGBlair unveils Core collection chair

The Core chair is ideal for both indoor and outdoor environments, with the durability to withstand the regular wear and tear of hospitality settings. With pricing that’s comparable to industry-standard metal chairs, MGBlair Core seating provides the additional benefits of increased versatility, durability and quality design.

Slim Furniture rebrands to MGBlair

“The company has relocated its Cincinnati warehouse and showroom facility, adding a state-of-the-art interactive designer showroom created specifically for hospitality buyers.”

How a Summer Job Moving Furniture Inspired a Startup

Slim Furniture’s offerings try to ease hauling by making furniture that can be taken apart easily.

Slim Furniture rebrands to MGBlair

“We’ve seen phenomenal success in a relatively short period of time with the hospitality sector and have come to understand the design aesthetic and variety that’s important to them.”

Cincinnati furniture retailer rebrands, secures office for expansion

The design center has all of MGBlair’s offerings digitized in a smart environment so designers can bring in blueprints and drawings and the company can immediately create a design using its furniture.

Modular furniture manufacturer making moves from B2C to B2B

Empowerment has played into the hospitality market for MGBlair in what Blair and Plunkett call “monetizing your space” with the company’s easily assembled and disassembled pieces.

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Here are eight unique pieces to help maximize every inch of space.