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  • January 4, 2019
    High Point University awards two Peterson scholarships
    Two interior design majors at High Point University have been awarded the Bill and Bonnie Peterson Endowed Scholarship this...
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  • January 4, 2019
    U.S.-China to hold trade talks Monday in Beijing
    Trade representatives of the United States and China will meet Monday and Tuesday to discuss a range of issues...
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  • January 3, 2019
    Lampert makes real estate offer in case going-concern bid...
    Sears chairman Edward Lampert and his hedge fund have submitted a separate offer for Sears real estate should their...
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  • January 2, 2019
    FFO launches sleep shop expansion with 1st new Mattress...
    FFO Home has opened a Mattress & More sleep specialty store in Jonesboro, Ark., — its first new bedding...
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  • January 2, 2019
    Art Van buying St. Louis franchise stores
    Art Van Furniture is buying the five St. Louis-area franchisee-owned stores here roughly a year after Rothman Furniture converted...
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  • December 31, 2018
    Company C teams with artist Jill Seale for new...
    Company C is collaborating with artist and product designer Jill Seale on the introduction of new rugs for its...
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  • December 28, 2018
    NY exchange warns Natuzzi it's out of compliance with...
    Natuzzi received notice from the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday that it is no longer in compliance with one...
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  • December 28, 2018
    Sears closing 80 more stores
    Sears Holdings said it will close an additional 80 Sears and Kmart stores in March on top of the...
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  • December 28, 2018
    Aaron’s, Progressive renovate teen centers
    Lease-to-own giant Aaron’s and its Progressive Leasing business recently renovated Manassas, Va., and Los Angeles-area Keystone Teen Centers as...
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  • December 28, 2018
    Report: Sears faces liquidation without a public bid today
    The chairman and former CEO of bankrupt Sears Holdings has until 4 p.m. today to turn his $4.6 billion...
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  • December 28, 2018
    New orders for furniture up 7% in October
    New orders for furniture continued to grow in October, rising 7% compared with the same month last year, when...
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  • December 28, 2018
    Easton Upholstery & Furniture Mfg. closing New Year’s Eve
    Easton Upholstery & Furniture Mfg., a longtime retail presence in Easton, Pa., is calling it quits after 92 years...
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  • December 27, 2018
    Chip and Joanna Gaines to speak at NRF Big...
    HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines will be guests for an informative fireside chat, titled “Brand Builders: Balancing Business...
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  • December 27, 2018
    BrandSource conference includes charity bakeoff
    BrandSource hosted its annual Leadership Conference earlier this month and included a baking competition to benefit the Sacramento community.All...
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  • December 27, 2018
    City pledges 5% of 2019 profits to charity
    City Furniture has pledged to donate at least 5% of its annual profits next year to several Florida-based charities.All...
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  • December 27, 2018
    Furniture earns big share of stock market comeback
    Furniture industry stocks were not left behind in Wednesday’s post-Christmas stock market rebound. However, the market and the industry...
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  • December 26, 2018
    Stationary keeps moving
    Upholstery, both in fabric and leather, continued as one of the furniture industry’s big dogs in 2018 with a...
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  • December 26, 2018
    Occasional category grows on strength of expanded lines
    For occasional and accent furniture resources, 2018 was a year of moderate growth fueled by recently expanded lines and...
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  • December 26, 2018
    Pier 1 CEO out, cost cutting and narrower strategy...
    Pier 1 Imports named board member Cheryl Bachelder interim CEO, replacing Alasdair James, and shifted its operating strategy yet...
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  • December 26, 2018
    Motion upholstery has bright prospects
    Continuous innovation in comfort and function should keep motion upholstery one of home furnishings' hottest categories in 2018.All copyrights...
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  • December 26, 2018
    Case goods players see a year of transition, repositioning
    For many in the case goods industry, 2018 was a year of transition, marked by changes in ownership and...
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  • December 24, 2018
    Domestic bedding industry forecast to grow in 2019, 2020
    The domestic bedding industry is expected to shake off a two-year sales slump and post modest shipment gains next...
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  • December 24, 2018
    Challenging 2018 appears to end well
    Furniture retailers appear fairly optimistic 2019 will be a solid year for sales growth, despite coming off what has...
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  • December 24, 2018
    Furniture, bedding retail sales reach $111 billion in 2018
    Furniture and bedding retail sales increased an estimated 2.9% this year, reaching $111.4 billion. Retail sales totaled $108.2 billion...
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  • December 19, 2018
    Lacks Valley Stores recapitalizes
    Lacks Valley Stores has undertaken a recapitalization, obtaining a $55 million senior credit facility from Crystal Financial LLC. The...
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  • December 19, 2018
    2 chairs cited in Williams-Sonoma lawsuit no longer found...
    Two chairs that are part of a patent infringement lawsuit Williams-Sonoma Inc. filed against Amazon can no longer be...
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  • December 18, 2018
    Williams-Sonoma takes on Amazon in court
    Williams-Sonoma has sued Amazon in federal court alleging one of the online e-commerce powerhouse’s private label lines infringes on...
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  • December 18, 2018
    IMAX launches PGA Tour accessories collection
    The PGA Tour has licensed home accessory resource IMAX Worldwide Home for a new home decor collection inspired by...
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  • December 18, 2018
    SPESA, Techtextil team for Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference
    Techtextil North America announced that the Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas will hold its Advancements in...
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  • December 18, 2018
    Rosenberger retires from Robert Allen Duralee
    Robert Allen Duralee Group has announced the retirement at the end of the year of Duralee President Marty Rosenberger...
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  • December 18, 2018
    November breaks 11-year record at Oakland port
    The Port of Oakland recorded its busiest November ever for imports, breaking the previous 11-year-old record for the month.All...
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  • December 18, 2018
    Rent-A-Center terminates merger agreement with Vintage Capital
    Rent-A-Center Inc. has announced that the company has terminated the agreement and plan of merger, dated June 17, affiliates...
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  • December 17, 2018
    Stan Reinisch dies at 93
    Stanford (Stan) Reinisch, longtime CEO of occasional and accent furniture resource Philip Reinisch Co., died Oct. 23 at age...
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  • December 17, 2018
    WithIt announces 2019 WOW Award nominees
    WithIt has announced the 2019 nominee finalists for its annual WOW awards.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • December 17, 2018
    Jonathan Charles seeing Vietnam hardware surge amid tariff tussle
    High-end furniture and hardware resource Jonathan Charles, which was acquired early this year by Markor International Home Furnishings, is...
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  • December 14, 2018
    AHFA selects 2019 leadership for two divisions
    The American Home Furnishings Alliance has selected the 2019 leadership for its Solutions Partners and Specialized Furniture Carriers Divisions.All...
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  • December 14, 2018
    DOC seeks input for annual uncovered innerspring unit review
    The U.S. Department of Commerce is holding an annual administrative review of uncovered innerspring units imported from Vietnam and...
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  • December 14, 2018
    FFO opening Norman, Okla., showroom
    Fast-growing Top 100 company FFO Home will open a 23,500-square-foot showroom later this month, its 11th in Oklahoma and...
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  • December 14, 2018
    DMC sets events for January market
    The lineup for Dallas Market Center’s events at this January’s Total Home & Gift Market has been set.All copyrights...
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  • December 14, 2018
    Leggett & Platt expects Q4 charges
    Leggett & Platt expects to incur charges totaling $32 million in its 2018 fiscal fourth quarter.All copyrights for this...
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  • December 14, 2018
    Outdoor furniture source launches online consumer publication
    Seasonal Living, an indoor/outdoor furniture and decorative accessories resource, has found a new way to connect with customers through...
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  • December 14, 2018
    November furniture store sales continue to trail broad sector
    Sales for furniture and home furnishings stores increased 1.7% in November from the same month last year as growth...
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  • December 14, 2018
    Ashley HomeStore adds stores in Vietnam, Thailand, New Zealand
    With the addition of its most recent HomeStore openings in Vietnam, Thailand and New Zealand, Ashley HomeStore has reached...
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  • December 13, 2018
    IMM Cologne sets ‘The Stage’
    IMM Cologne has announced programming for “The Stage” at the Jan. 14-20, 2019, international furniture show.All copyrights for this...
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  • December 12, 2018
    Hamilton joins Era Nouveau in new post
    Angela Hamilton has joined Era Nouveau as director of key accounts, a new position at the premium leather motion...
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  • December 12, 2018
    Furniture Mart USA opens 1st Illinois HomeStore
    Furniture Mart USA recently opened its 26th Ashley HomeStore in Moline, Ill., its first in the state, serving the...
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  • December 11, 2018
    Lynch promotes Salerno to sales conductor
    The Lynch Sales Co. has promoted Diane Salerno to sales conductor, responsible for coordinating sales for Lynch clients in...
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  • December 11, 2018
    Brooklyn Bedding to double production capacity
    Fast-growing online bedding retailer and producer Brooklyn Bedding is expanding its manufacturing footprint here.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Slim Furniture unveils residential-focused outdoor line
    Indoor and outdoor modular furniture resource Slim Furniture is rolling out a new outdoor furniture line, called The Capital,...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Slim Furniture unveils residential-focused outdoor line
    Indoor and outdoor modular furniture resource Slim Furniture is rolling out a new outdoor furniture line, called The Capital,...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Southerland sets acquisition of Tualatin Sleep Products
    Top 20 bedding producer Southerland is acquiring the assets of regional bedding producer Tualatin Sleep Products, based in Tualatin,...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Southerland sets acquisition of Tualatin Sleep Products
    Top 20 bedding producer Southerland is acquiring the assets of regional bedding producer Tualatin Sleep Products, based in Tualatin,...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Alden Parkes names Crnojevic VP of sales
    Alden Parkes, a resource for medium to high-end upholstery, case goods, occasional and accent furniture, has named Denis Crnojevic...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Alden Parkes names Crnojevic VP of sales
    Alden Parkes, a resource for medium to high-end upholstery, case goods, occasional and accent furniture, has named Denis Crnojevic...
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  • December 10, 2018
    Ikea developing store and commerical development in Shanghai
    Ikea’s parent has begun construction on a roughly 4.6 million-square-foot mixed-used development in Shanghai that will include an Ikea...
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  • December 9, 2018
    Industry staying the course in face of tariff delay
    Don’t look for President Donald Trump’s recent tariff announcement to stem furniture vendors’ efforts to source outside China. On...
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  • December 7, 2018
    Omnia celebrates 30 years of U.S. manufacturing
    High-end leather upholstery manufacturer Omnia Leather is getting ready to celebrate 30 years of making furniture in the United...
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  • December 7, 2018
    Furniture helps Big Lots to a Q3 sales win
    Furniture was the top performer during Big Lots’ fiscal third quarter, as the retailer posted a 3.6% gain in...
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  • December 7, 2018
    Sutter Street to open Mississippi upholstery plant
    Sutter Street, the furniture manufacturing subsidiary of specialty home furnishings retailer Williams-Sonoma, will open an upholstery plant in an...
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  • December 6, 2018
    Lampert floats $4.6 billion bid to save Sears
    Edward Lampert and his private equity firm ESL Investments have made a $4.6 billion bid for the bankrupt retailer,...
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  • December 6, 2018
    Hooker sales up 8.5% in fiscal Q3
    Full-line furniture vendor Hooker Furniture Corp. reported fiscal 2019 third-quarter sales of $171.5 million and net income of $9.3...
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  • December 6, 2018
    At Home’s Q3 net sales increased 25.5%
    At Home Group, the home décor superstore, posted a net sales increase of 25.5% to $267.2 million for the...
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  • December 6, 2018
    RH unveils Napa Valley wine-country compound
    RH has opened RH Yountville, an elegant wine-country compound in the heart of Napa Valley.All copyrights for this article...
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  • December 6, 2018
    HOM Furniture to open Wausau, Wis., store
    Top 100 furniture retailer HOM Furniture has finalized a purchase to buy the former Younkers Department Store in Wausau...
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  • December 5, 2018
    High Point Market Authority releases Style Report for Winter/Spring...
    The High Point Market Authority has released this year’s High Point Market Style Report for Winter/Spring.All copyrights for this...
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  • November 30, 2018
    Sleep Country Canada to acquire Endy for $89 million
    Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire Endy, an online Canadian mattress brand, in a deal valued...
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  • November 30, 2018
    Culp sales down 4.6% for Q2
    Culp Inc. posted net sales of $77 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2019 ended Oct. 28, down...
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  • November 30, 2018
    Furniture Insights: Sept. orders up 9%
    New orders for furniture increased 9% in September compared with the same month last year, according to the latest...
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  • November 28, 2018
    Living Spaces to open first San Antonio store
    Home furnishings retailer Living Spaces is opening its first San Antonio store with a sneak preview event on Thursday,...
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  • November 27, 2018
    Ikea recalls extendable dining table
    Ikea has voluntarily recalled the GLIVARP extendable dining table in white because of a laceration hazard. The recall is...
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  • November 26, 2018
    Williams-Sonoma Inc. coming to India
    Williams-Sonoma Inc. has partnered with Reliance Brands Limited to bring Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm to...
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  • November 26, 2018
    Cort hosts grand opening for new Houston showroom
    Berkshire Hathaway company CORT has opened a new furniture rental showroom in Houston.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • November 26, 2018
    Latexco US expands its Georgia ‘House of Comfort’
    Latexco’s “House of Comfort” here recently completed a major expansion that positions the company for more growth in the...
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  • November 21, 2018
    Elastron Group to make Showtime debut
    Multinational fabric and leather upholstery resource Elastron Group will make its Showtime market debut this December.All copyrights for this...
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  • November 21, 2018
    Apt2B restructures social media advertising, doubles monthly sales
    By partnering with Brand Networks, a digital advertising agency, e-commerce furniture site Apt2B doubled its monthly sales, helping to...
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  • November 20, 2018
    Hunting joins Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam
    Zinus’ Cyndi Hunting has joined the board of directors for the Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam, the group that...
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  • November 20, 2018
    TJX Q3 sales and earnings soar
    TJX Cos. posted a 12.1% jump in fiscal third quarter sales and an 18.8% increase in profit as the...
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  • November 16, 2018
    PFP to Houston retailers: Are you ready for AFW?
    The furniture industry’s largest sales and liquidation company has a message for Houston retailers: American Furniture Warehouse is coming...
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  • November 16, 2018
    IMC to host sixth annual Hospitality Link
    The International Market Centers (IMC) will host Hospitality Link sixth consecutive year this March.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 16, 2018
    Progressive Business Media Acquired by BridgeTower Media
    Progressive Business Media, parent company to Furniture Today, announced it is being acquired by BridgeTower Media (BridgeTower), the premier...
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  • November 16, 2018
    Flexsteel partners with Financial Profiles for investor relations
    Flexsteel Industries, a manufacturer, importer and marketer of residential and contract upholstered and wooden furniture products, has retained Financial...
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  • November 16, 2018
    Williams-Sonoma’s e-commerce growth fuels total revenue
    Williams-Sonoma Inc., a specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home, reported a solid net revenue growth of 4.4%...
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  • November 16, 2018
    Sears gets court approval to sell stores
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court here gave Sears Holdings approval to sell its best-performing stores, according to national business reports.All copyrights...
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  • November 16, 2018
    Ethan Allen Design Center relocates to Superior Marketplace
    Ethan Allen has relocated its Westminster Design Center to Superior Marketplace, a new 12,000-square-foot location.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 15, 2018
    Campaign launches first set of sectionals
    Campaign, a direct to consumer company that specializes in modular seating, released its first set of sectionals.All copyrights for...
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  • November 15, 2018
    October furniture store sales edge up 1.2%
    October sales for furniture and home furnishings stores increased 1.2% from the same month last year, trailing the broad...
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  • November 14, 2018
    Maisons du Monde to open first U.S. location,...
    French furniture and home décor retailer Maisons du Monde will be opening its first U.S. store in Miami’s Wynwood...
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  • November 14, 2018
    Las Vegas Market opens Global Goodness Awards entry
    Las Vegas Market is now accepting entries for the eighth annual Global Goodness Awards.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • November 14, 2018
    Bedding e-tailer Nectar opening first store
    Fast-growing Nectar is opening its first store next week, in partnership with Brandbox, which it touts as a new...
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  • November 13, 2018
    Raw materials spike, tariffs crimp Ikea's FY18 profit
    Inter Ikea Group, the owner of the Ikea brand, posted 58.9% increase in fiscal year net profit and an...
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  • November 13, 2018
    City opens 1st Orlando store
    City Furniture has opened the first of three Orlando-area showrooms, part of its $100 million expansion under way in...
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  • November 13, 2018
    Amazon selects New York City, Arlington, Va., for new...
    Amazon has selected New York City and Arlington, Va., as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. The new...
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  • November 12, 2018
    Leadership Conference attendees invited to submit questions for CEO...
    In an effort to provide a more customized experience to attendees at this year’s Leadership Conference, Furniture Today is...
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  • November 9, 2018
    Overstock’s revenue up 4% while losses climb to $47.9M
    Revenue for e-commerce retailer Overstock came in at $440.6 million for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, representing a...
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  • November 9, 2018
    Overstock’s revenue up 4% while losses climb to $47.9M
    Revenue for e-commerce retailer Overstock came in at $440.6 million for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, representing a...
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  • November 9, 2018
    J.B. Hunt garners ninth EPA award
    J.B. Hunt Transport Services, a leading supply chain solutions provider in North America, has received the SmartWay Excellence Award...
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  • November 9, 2018
    J.B. Hunt garners ninth EPA award
    J.B. Hunt Transport Services, a leading supply chain solutions provider in North America, has received the SmartWay Excellence Award...
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  • November 5, 2018
    Richie McLarty retires from Albany Inds.
    Richard “Richie” McLarty, longtime president of Albany Inds., announced his retirement from the upholstery manufacturer last week.All copyrights for...
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  • November 5, 2018
    Richie McLarty retires from Albany Inds.
    Richard “Richie” McLarty, longtime president of Albany Inds., announced his retirement from the upholstery manufacturer last week.All copyrights for...
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  • November 5, 2018
    Richie McLarty retires from Albany Inds.
    Richard “Richie” McLarty, longtime president of Albany Inds., announced his retirement from the upholstery manufacturer last week.All copyrights for...
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  • November 5, 2018
    Richie McLarty retires from Albany Inds.
    Richard “Richie” McLarty, longtime president of Albany Inds., announced his retirement from the upholstery manufacturer last week.All copyrights for...
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  • November 2, 2018
    Thomasville dealers wait on Authentic Brands
    For some retailers, formerly operating stores under the Thomasville brand name, no news from the expected new owner of...
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  • November 2, 2018
    Thomasville dealers wait on Authentic Brands
    For some retailers, formerly operating stores under the Thomasville brand name, no news from the expected new owner of...
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  • November 2, 2018
    Thomasville dealers wait on Authentic Brands
    For some retailers, formerly operating stores under the Thomasville brand name, no news from the expected new owner of...
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  • November 2, 2018
    Thomasville dealers wait on Authentic Brands
    For some retailers, formerly operating stores under the Thomasville brand name, no news from the expected new owner of...
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  • November 2, 2018
    'Authentic' view: DIY videos help market STI Fabrics, partner...
    STI Fabrics, maker of Revolution Fabrics, is tackling digital marketing for both itself and its partners with a hands-on...
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  • November 2, 2018
    'Authentic' view: DIY videos help market STI Fabrics, partner...
    STI Fabrics, maker of Revolution Fabrics, is tackling digital marketing for both itself and its partners with a hands-on...
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  • November 2, 2018
    'Authentic' view: DIY videos help market STI Fabrics, partner...
    STI Fabrics, maker of Revolution Fabrics, is tackling digital marketing for both itself and its partners with a hands-on...
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  • November 2, 2018
    'Authentic' view: DIY videos help market STI Fabrics, partner...
    STI Fabrics, maker of Revolution Fabrics, is tackling digital marketing for both itself and its partners with a hands-on...
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  • November 2, 2018
    IDS opens award applications, adds SFC award
    The Interior Design Society has opened applications for its Designer of the Year Awards program and is collaborating with...
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  • November 2, 2018
    IDS opens award applications, adds SFC award
    The Interior Design Society has opened applications for its Designer of the Year Awards program and is collaborating with...
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  • November 2, 2018
    IDS opens award applications, adds SFC award
    The Interior Design Society has opened applications for its Designer of the Year Awards program and is collaborating with...
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  • November 2, 2018
    IDS opens award applications, adds SFC award
    The Interior Design Society has opened applications for its Designer of the Year Awards program and is collaborating with...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Wayfair reports Q3 loss, but tops revenue estimates
    Wayfair reported a fiscal third quarter loss of $151.7 million, nearly double that of the same quarter a year...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Wayfair reports Q3 loss, but tops revenue estimates
    Wayfair reported a fiscal third quarter loss of $151.7 million, nearly double that of the same quarter a year...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Wayfair reports Q3 loss, but tops revenue estimates
    Wayfair reported a fiscal third quarter loss of $151.7 million, nearly double that of the same quarter a year...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Wayfair reports Q3 loss, but tops revenue estimates
    Wayfair reported a fiscal third quarter loss of $151.7 million, nearly double that of the same quarter a year...
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  • November 1, 2018
    ITC votes to continue Chinese mattress investigation
    The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to continue its investigation of mattresses shipped to the U.S. from China.All...
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  • November 1, 2018
    ITC votes to continue Chinese mattress investigation
    The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to continue its investigation of mattresses shipped to the U.S. from China.All...
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  • November 1, 2018
    ITC votes to continue Chinese mattress investigation
    The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to continue its investigation of mattresses shipped to the U.S. from China.All...
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  • November 1, 2018
    ITC votes to continue Chinese mattress investigation
    The U.S. International Trade Commission has voted to continue its investigation of mattresses shipped to the U.S. from China.All...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Furniture Insights: August orders up 9%
    New orders for furniture rose 9% in August compared with the same month last year.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Furniture Insights: August orders up 9%
    New orders for furniture rose 9% in August compared with the same month last year.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Furniture Insights: August orders up 9%
    New orders for furniture rose 9% in August compared with the same month last year.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 1, 2018
    Furniture Insights: August orders up 9%
    New orders for furniture rose 9% in August compared with the same month last year.All copyrights for this article...
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  • November 1, 2018
    XPO grows revenue 11% in Q3
    Global supply chain and logistics power XPO Logistics reported a third-quarter 2018 revenue of $4.34 billion, an increase of...
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  • November 1, 2018
    XPO grows revenue 11% in Q3
    Global supply chain and logistics power XPO Logistics reported a third-quarter 2018 revenue of $4.34 billion, an increase of...
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  • November 1, 2018
    XPO grows revenue 11% in Q3
    Global supply chain and logistics power XPO Logistics reported a third-quarter 2018 revenue of $4.34 billion, an increase of...
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  • November 1, 2018
    XPO grows revenue 11% in Q3
    Global supply chain and logistics power XPO Logistics reported a third-quarter 2018 revenue of $4.34 billion, an increase of...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Havertys 3Q profit jumps more than 39%
    Havertys posted a nearly 40% gain in third quarter profit, citing improvements in distribution and “store count right-sizing,” a...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Havertys 3Q profit jumps more than 39%
    Havertys posted a nearly 40% gain in third quarter profit, citing improvements in distribution and “store count right-sizing,” a...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Havertys 3Q profit jumps more than 39%
    Havertys posted a nearly 40% gain in third quarter profit, citing improvements in distribution and “store count right-sizing,” a...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Havertys 3Q profit jumps more than 39%
    Havertys posted a nearly 40% gain in third quarter profit, citing improvements in distribution and “store count right-sizing,” a...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Chateau d’Ax Italia files for reorganization
    High-end Italian leather upholstery manufacturer Chateau d’Ax Italia has filed a financial restructuring plan as it seeks to improve...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Chateau d’Ax Italia files for reorganization
    High-end Italian leather upholstery manufacturer Chateau d’Ax Italia has filed a financial restructuring plan as it seeks to improve...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Chateau d’Ax Italia files for reorganization
    High-end Italian leather upholstery manufacturer Chateau d’Ax Italia has filed a financial restructuring plan as it seeks to improve...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Christopher Guy honors student designers
    Luxury furnishings brand Christopher Guy has announced three winners of a design competition for interior design students in Mexico.All...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Christopher Guy honors student designers
    Luxury furnishings brand Christopher Guy has announced three winners of a design competition for interior design students in Mexico.All...
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  • October 31, 2018
    Christopher Guy honors student designers
    Luxury furnishings brand Christopher Guy has announced three winners of a design competition for interior design students in Mexico.All...
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  • October 30, 2018
    Scott brothers inspire new e-commerce, design site
    Jonathan and Drew Scott are giving their fans another point of interaction with the launch of new e-commerce and...
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  • October 30, 2018
    Scott brothers inspire new e-commerce, design site
    Jonathan and Drew Scott are giving their fans another point of interaction with the launch of new e-commerce and...
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  • October 30, 2018
    Scott brothers inspire new e-commerce, design site
    Jonathan and Drew Scott are giving their fans another point of interaction with the launch of new e-commerce and...
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  • October 29, 2018
    Havertys donates to hurricane victims through four charities
    Top 100 retailer Havertys donated funds to four Wilmington, N.C.-area charities to aid the town as it recovers from...
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  • October 29, 2018
    Havertys donates to hurricane victims through four charities
    Top 100 retailer Havertys donated funds to four Wilmington, N.C.-area charities to aid the town as it recovers from...
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  • October 29, 2018
    Havertys donates to hurricane victims through four charities
    Top 100 retailer Havertys donated funds to four Wilmington, N.C.-area charities to aid the town as it recovers from...
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  • October 26, 2018
    Aaron’s has record 3rd quarter
    Lease-to-own major Aaron’s Inc. reported record third quarter revenue of $953.1 million, a 13.6% increase over the same prior-year...
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  • October 26, 2018
    Aaron’s has record 3rd quarter
    Lease-to-own major Aaron’s Inc. reported record third quarter revenue of $953.1 million, a 13.6% increase over the same prior-year...
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  • October 26, 2018
    Aaron’s has record 3rd quarter
    Lease-to-own major Aaron’s Inc. reported record third quarter revenue of $953.1 million, a 13.6% increase over the same prior-year...
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  • October 26, 2018
    Flexsteel sales off 5.3% in fiscal 1st quarter
    Full-line manufacturer and importer Flexsteel Inds. reported net sales of $113.5 million for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept....
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  • October 26, 2018
    Flexsteel sales off 5.3% in fiscal 1st quarter
    Full-line manufacturer and importer Flexsteel Inds. reported net sales of $113.5 million for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept....
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  • October 26, 2018
    Flexsteel sales off 5.3% in fiscal 1st quarter
    Full-line manufacturer and importer Flexsteel Inds. reported net sales of $113.5 million for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept....
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  • October 25, 2018
    3rd Levin store in Youngstown to debut Nov. 3
    Levin Furniture is set to open its third new store in the Youngstown market in Niles, Ohio, on Nov....
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  • October 25, 2018
    3rd Levin store in Youngstown to debut Nov. 3
    Levin Furniture is set to open its third new store in the Youngstown market in Niles, Ohio, on Nov....
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  • October 25, 2018
    3rd Levin store in Youngstown to debut Nov. 3
    Levin Furniture is set to open its third new store in the Youngstown market in Niles, Ohio, on Nov....
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  • October 25, 2018
    Sleep Number sales increase 3% in third quarter
    Sleep Number Corp. said its net sales increased 3% in the third quarter, while comparable sales were flat.All copyrights...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Sleep Number sales increase 3% in third quarter
    Sleep Number Corp. said its net sales increased 3% in the third quarter, while comparable sales were flat.All copyrights...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Sleep Number sales increase 3% in third quarter
    Sleep Number Corp. said its net sales increased 3% in the third quarter, while comparable sales were flat.All copyrights...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Matt Firm targets 99 more stores for closing
    Mattress Firm, which has already announced plans to close about 200 stores, is targeting another 100 stores for closing,...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Matt Firm targets 99 more stores for closing
    Mattress Firm, which has already announced plans to close about 200 stores, is targeting another 100 stores for closing,...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Matt Firm targets 99 more stores for closing
    Mattress Firm, which has already announced plans to close about 200 stores, is targeting another 100 stores for closing,...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Ethan Allen sales up 3.6% in fiscal Q1
    Increased advertising and growth in the contract arena helped vertically integrated manufacturer and retailer Ethan Allen Interiors achieve a...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Ethan Allen sales up 3.6% in fiscal Q1
    Increased advertising and growth in the contract arena helped vertically integrated manufacturer and retailer Ethan Allen Interiors achieve a...
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  • October 25, 2018
    Ethan Allen sales up 3.6% in fiscal Q1
    Increased advertising and growth in the contract arena helped vertically integrated manufacturer and retailer Ethan Allen Interiors achieve a...
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  • October 24, 2018
    Long appointed EVP of sales at Perq
    Online guided shopping software specialist Perq has named Bradley Long as executive vice president of sales.All copyrights for this...
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  • October 24, 2018
    Long appointed EVP of sales at Perq
    Online guided shopping software specialist Perq has named Bradley Long as executive vice president of sales.All copyrights for this...
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  • October 24, 2018
    Long appointed EVP of sales at Perq
    Online guided shopping software specialist Perq has named Bradley Long as executive vice president of sales.All copyrights for this...
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  • October 24, 2018
    TD Bank survey: Steady or improved business in 2019
    Most furniture retailers surveyed by consumer financing services provider TD Bank at the recently concluded October High Point Market...
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  • October 24, 2018
    TD Bank survey: Steady or improved business in 2019
    Most furniture retailers surveyed by consumer financing services provider TD Bank at the recently concluded October High Point Market...
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  • October 24, 2018
    TD Bank survey: Steady or improved business in 2019
    Most furniture retailers surveyed by consumer financing services provider TD Bank at the recently concluded October High Point Market...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Tempur-Pedic sees 60-80 stores by end of 2019
    Tempur Sealy International plans to open its 40th company-owned store by the end of this year and eyes an...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Tempur-Pedic sees 60-80 stores by end of 2019
    Tempur Sealy International plans to open its 40th company-owned store by the end of this year and eyes an...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Tempur-Pedic sees 60-80 stores by end of 2019
    Tempur Sealy International plans to open its 40th company-owned store by the end of this year and eyes an...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Barneys New York launches home line, revamps flagship store
    Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue flagship location has redone one of its floors as a part of its newly...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Barneys New York launches home line, revamps flagship store
    Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue flagship location has redone one of its floors as a part of its newly...
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  • October 23, 2018
    Barneys New York launches home line, revamps flagship store
    Barneys New York’s Madison Avenue flagship location has redone one of its floors as a part of its newly...
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  • October 22, 2018
    80-year-old family business liquidating stores as owner retires
    Freed’s Furniture will go out of business with the retirement of owner Howard Freed.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • October 22, 2018
    80-year-old family business liquidating stores as owner retires
    Freed’s Furniture will go out of business with the retirement of owner Howard Freed.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • October 22, 2018
    80-year-old family business liquidating stores as owner retires
    Freed’s Furniture will go out of business with the retirement of owner Howard Freed.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • October 19, 2018
    Auction results announced for remaining Heritage Home brands
    Heritage Home Group Chief Restructuring Officer Robert Albergotti this afternoon released a statement announcing the results of the auction...
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  • October 19, 2018
    Auction results announced for remaining Heritage Home brands
    Heritage Home Group Chief Restructuring Officer Robert Albergotti this afternoon released a statement announcing the results of the auction...
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  • October 19, 2018
    Auction results announced for remaining Heritage Home brands
    Heritage Home Group Chief Restructuring Officer Robert Albergotti this afternoon released a statement announcing the results of the auction...
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  • October 17, 2018
    UL develops outdoor furniture safety certification
    Underwriter Laboratories (UL) has announced the development of a safety certification document for outdoor furniture to help retailers and...
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  • October 17, 2018
    UL develops outdoor furniture safety certification
    Underwriter Laboratories (UL) has announced the development of a safety certification document for outdoor furniture to help retailers and...
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  • October 17, 2018
    UL develops outdoor furniture safety certification
    Underwriter Laboratories (UL) has announced the development of a safety certification document for outdoor furniture to help retailers and...
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  • October 17, 2018
    AkzoNobel Q3 revenue dips 4%, while net income is...
    AkzoNobel reported a 4% dip in its overall revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, while adjusted operating...
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  • October 17, 2018
    AkzoNobel Q3 revenue dips 4%, while net income is...
    AkzoNobel reported a 4% dip in its overall revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, while adjusted operating...
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  • October 17, 2018
    AkzoNobel Q3 revenue dips 4%, while net income is...
    AkzoNobel reported a 4% dip in its overall revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, while adjusted operating...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Video coverage of High Point Market 2018
    Join us for the latest video coverage from the High Point Market for October 2018. (Coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.)...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Video coverage of High Point Market 2018
    Join us for the latest video coverage from the High Point Market for October 2018. (Coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.)...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Video coverage of High Point Market 2018
    Join us for the latest video coverage from the High Point Market for October 2018. (Coverage sponsored by AcceptanceNOW.)...
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  • October 16, 2018
    First round of Matt Firm closings includes 35 Texas...
    Mattress Firm will close 35 stores in Texas as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization, a list of the...
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  • October 16, 2018
    First round of Matt Firm closings includes 35 Texas...
    Mattress Firm will close 35 stores in Texas as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization, a list of the...
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  • October 16, 2018
    First round of Matt Firm closings includes 35 Texas...
    Mattress Firm will close 35 stores in Texas as part of its Chapter 11 reorganization, a list of the...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Matt Firm suppliers confident in Stagner’s leadership
    Suppliers to Mattress Firm are supporting the retailer as it proceeds with a Chapter 11 reorganization plan.All copyrights for...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Matt Firm suppliers confident in Stagner’s leadership
    Suppliers to Mattress Firm are supporting the retailer as it proceeds with a Chapter 11 reorganization plan.All copyrights for...
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  • October 16, 2018
    Matt Firm suppliers confident in Stagner’s leadership
    Suppliers to Mattress Firm are supporting the retailer as it proceeds with a Chapter 11 reorganization plan.All copyrights for...
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  • October 2, 2018
    Furniture First NextGen back from Dominican Republic
    Furniture First buying group drew 27 people from 19 member retailers for its NextGen networking and idea-sharing retreat in...
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  • October 2, 2018
    Furniture retailers pick up more Toys R Us leases
    Big Lots and Scandinavian Designs were among the biggest winning bidders on remaining Toys R Us store leases during...
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  • October 2, 2018
    City of Hope plans 'Pink Out' for High Point
    The City of Hope is going Pink in High Point on Sunday, Oct. 14, according to Chuck Reilly, executive...
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  • October 2, 2018
    Abbyson to host design panel at October High Point...
    Lifestyle furniture resource Abbyson will host a complimentary networking event and panel discussion aimed at designers in partnership with...
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  • October 1, 2018
    Jennifer’s sale to largest supplier complete
    The sale to Jennifer Furniture to its largest supplier is complete and is providing the money needed to accelerate...
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  • October 1, 2018
    Furnitureland South urges customers to buy now to beat...
    Furnitureland South found a creative way to make the Chinese tariff controversy work to its advantage.All copyrights for this...
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  • October 1, 2018
    Environmental sustainability in the performance fabric category
    At a time when demand for performance fabric continues to peak, consumer awareness and desire for environmentally friendly products...
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  • September 28, 2018
    SureFit Home Décor acquires Protect-A-Bed
    SureFit Home Décor, a manufacturer of home textiles to the retail and hospitality industry, announced today that it has...
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  • September 27, 2018
    Bassett reports 1.1% drop in Q3 sales
    Bassett Furniture Inds. reported third quarter sales revenue of $113 million, a 1.1% drop from the $114.3 million reported...
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  • September 27, 2018
    Furniture Insights: July orders up 5%
    New orders for furniture rose 5% in July compared with the same month last year, the third straight month...
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  • September 26, 2018
    Fine Furniture Design extends licensed Biltmore line
    Case goods and upholstery producer Fine Furniture Design is releasing its third round of Biltmore licensed products at October...
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  • September 26, 2018
    Scott Living announces upcoming home furnishings line for Kohl's
    Jonathan and Drew Scott, known collectively as the Scott brothers, are bringing their Scott Living brand of home furnishings...
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  • September 26, 2018
    FFO Home sets grand opening for rebranded Furniture Liquidators...
    FFO Home next month will kick off the grand opening of 13 area Furniture Liquidators stores that are transitioning...
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  • September 25, 2018
    Classic Home expands India manufacturing operations
    Classic Home, a resource for case goods, accent furniture and top-of-bed, is expanding company-owned manufacturing operations in India with...
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  • September 24, 2018
    N.C. Ports resume full operations
    North Carolina Ports’ terminals in Wilmington and Morehead City resumed full commercial truck operations today.All copyrights for this article...
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  • September 24, 2018
    Vendors working to mitigate shipping constraints, delays
    Importers that have sourced most of their goods from China — including marketing companies with dedicated China plants owned...
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  • September 24, 2018
    Natuzzi Q2 sales off 7.1%
    Italian upholstery major Natuzzi reported consolidated net sales of $127.3 million, down 7.1% from the same period of 2017....
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  • September 24, 2018
    PBteen launches new furniture collection with cosmetics company
    PBteen, a Williams-Sonama Inc. retailer focused on teen furniture and décor, has launched its latest collection in collaboration with...
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  • September 21, 2018
    Slow start to 'New Day' leads to 11.4% comp...
    Pier 1 Imports’ “New Day” isn’t off to as sunny a start as it was hoping for. The Top...
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  • September 20, 2018
    Bob's heads to Las Vegas, Grand Rapids
    Bob’s Discount Furniture will enter the Las Vegas market early next year with two stores and move into Grand...
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  • September 20, 2018
    AICO will not pass tariff costs on to its...
    Furniture importer AICO/Amini Innovation Corp. announced today that it will not be passing the 10% tariff on to its...
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  • September 19, 2018
    Amazon 'scouts' new territory with launch of recommendation service
    Amazon is testing out a new shopping feature targeted at customers looking for a more curated browsing experience.All copyrights...
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  • September 19, 2018
    Rent-A-Center shareholders approve acquisition by Vintage Capital
    Rent-A-Center shareholders approved the planned acquisition of the company by an affiliate of private equity firm Vintage Capital Management...
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  • September 18, 2018
    RHF winning and only bidder for Heritage Home's luxury...
    RHF Investments is set to become the new owner of Heritage Home Group’s luxury business unit following the cancellation...
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  • September 18, 2018
    China retaliates with tariffs on $60 billion in U.S....
    Within hours of the U.S. announcing 10% tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports, including furniture, China retaliated again...
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  • September 17, 2018
    Home furnishings industry responds to USTR on tariff issue
    As the list of $200 billion in proposed tariffs affects finished product imported from China, Furniture Today excerpted some...
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  • September 17, 2018
    Software company Shoptelligence launches AI curation technology for retailers
    Retail software company Shoptelligence is making new moves into interactive technology for furniture and apparel retailers with the launch...
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  • September 17, 2018
    Highland House names Bailey VP of sales
    Nicole Bailey has joined Highland House Furniture, a specialist in high-end, custom upholstery and occasional furnishings, in the newly...
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  • September 17, 2018
    Report: Crate & Barrel to open in-store restaurant
    Crate & Barrel will open a full-service restaurant in its Oak Brook, Ill., store next spring.All copyrights for this...
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  • September 14, 2018
    Sherwin-Williams’ 2019 Color of the Year is …
    Paint and coatings specialist Sherwin-Williams has revealed its 2019 Color of the Year: Cavern Clay SW 7701.All copyrights for...
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  • September 14, 2018
    Home furnishings store sales up 3.5% in August
    Sales for furniture and home furnishings stores rose 3.5% in August over the same month last year, trailing the...
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  • September 14, 2018
    Legacy Classic shifts sourcing to Vietnam
    Case goods resource Legacy Classic Furniture is adjusting its China-based sourcing model due to the threat of tariffs as...
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  • September 13, 2018
    Lovesac 2Q sales jump 60.3%
    Lovesac, a maker and retailer of specialty upholstery, posted double-digit increases in fiscal second quarter sales, same-store sales and...
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  • September 12, 2018
    Furniture stores not in rush to bring in Chinese...
    The National Retail Federation reports some retailers are rushing to bring in Chinese goods ahead of a potential 25%...
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  • September 12, 2018
    Storis, Acima Credit partner for no-credit-needed financing
    Storis, a furniture retail software provider, is teaming up with Utah-based Acima Credit, a point-of-sale financing solution, to bring...
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  • September 11, 2018
    Overstock CEO Byrne sells 10% of his stake
    Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne sold 10% of his stake in the home furnishings e-commerce business primarily to invest in...
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  • September 10, 2018
    Direct-to-consumer company takes design process to Instagram
    Customers with Floyd, a Detroit-based direct-to-consumer furniture manufacturing startup, are really excited about the company’s new sofa launch, and...
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  • September 10, 2018
    Observers: Bids show decreased value of HHG's heritage brands
    Starting bids for Heritage Home Group’s storied group of core brands shows how far the apparent value of these...
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  • September 7, 2018
    New format 5th & Home joins Furniture First
    5 th & Home, a new retail name and format for the former Stimson Furniture and current Ashley HomeStore...
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  • September 7, 2018
    Philips named Americas retail sales director for Ligne Roset
    French home furnishings maker and retailer Ligne Roset has hired industry veteran Christopher Philips as director of sales, retail...
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  • September 6, 2018
    BrandSource to funnel unused co-op dollars to members' digital...
    Furniture, electronics and appliance buying group BrandSource announced a new program at its Las Vegas convention designed to put...
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  • September 6, 2018
    American Freight opening 3rd Missouri store
    American Freight Furniture and Mattress will open a third Missouri store in Columbia Friday as the Top 100 company...
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  • September 6, 2018
    Furniture groups among organizations citing concern over tariffs
    Several furniture associations are among 150 organizations that sent a letter to the US trade representative asking him to...
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  • September 6, 2018
    Uttermost expands capacity on both coasts
    Uttermost Furniture has completed major expansions to its capacity in 2018, expanding its warehouse space to nearly 900,000 square...
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  • September 5, 2018
    West Creek Helps Furniture Retailers Reach their Full Potential
    According to ProsperityNow, over HALF of credit users have “subprime” credit scores, and one in five consumers have no...
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  • September 5, 2018
    Broad River Retail reopens Ashley HomeStore location
    After closing several weeks over the summer for remodels, Broad River Retail’s Ashley HomeStore location in Charlotte, N.C., has...
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  • September 4, 2018
    RH posts $64 million profit, plots small-store expansion strategy
    Luxury home furnishings giant RH swung to a $64 million profit in its fiscal second quarter and announced a...
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  • September 4, 2018
    Conn's profit nearly triples
    A small but significant same-store sales gain and improved performance in its credit segment drove Conn’s to net profit...
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  • September 3, 2018
    And the Furniture Today Leadership Conference keynote is ....
    Furniture Today has announced that Vincent Boles, Major General U.S. Army (Ret.), will be the keynote speaker at its...
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  • August 31, 2018
    Kennedy is new VP of operations at EJ Victor
    James Kennedy has joined high-end furniture manufacturer EJ Victor as vice president of operations. He will oversee updating EJ...
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  • August 31, 2018
    June furniture orders up 5%
    New orders for furniture increased 5% in June compared with the same month last year, following the same increase...
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  • August 31, 2018
    Ergomotion brings two-week STEM program to U.S., Chinese elementary...
    Bedding company Ergomotion partnered with its parent company, Jiaxing City, China-based Keeson Technologies and a San Bernardino, Calif., elementary...
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  • August 31, 2018
    Big Lots Q2 profit drops 17%
    Big Lots posted near flat sales in its fiscal second quarter and a 17% slump in profit, missing analysts’...
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  • August 31, 2018
    Blue Bell names operations manager for new factory
    Mattress manufacturer Blue Bell Mattress Company has named Keith Poet as its new operations manager for its manufacturing facility...
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  • August 30, 2018
    Broad River plans NE Raleigh store
    Ashley HomeStore licensee Broad River Retail wrapped up an all-day Leadership Summit here Wednesday by announcing it was ready...
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  • August 30, 2018
    74 exhibitors for fall Premarket
    Twenty-one exhibitors are on board as sponsors for Fall 2018 High Point Premarket, and another 50 non-sponsoring companies will...
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  • August 30, 2018
    Contigiani to lead Rock House Farms contract sales, marketing
    Federico Contigiani has joined the Rock House Farms family of brands as vice president of contract sales and marketing.All...
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  • August 30, 2018
    Tips for Using Pinterest for Social Marketing
    Retailers looking to boost sales would do well to focus on Pinterest, say digital marketing experts, because consumers actively...
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  • August 30, 2018
    Culp sales down for fiscal first quarter 2019
    Culp Inc. reported that net sales were $71.5 million for first quarter 2019 ending July 29, which is down...
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  • August 30, 2018
    At Home sees net sales increase of 24.3% for...
    At Home Group Inc., the home décor superstore, reported its net sales increased 24.3% to $288.5 million for the...
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  • August 30, 2018
    Hooker fiscal Q2 sales up 8%
    Full-line vendor Hooker Furniture Corp. reported an 8% increase in consolidated net sales to $168.7 million for its fiscal...
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  • August 29, 2018
    Houzz announces scholarship winners, calls for 2019 applications
    Houzz has announced its 2018 fall scholarship award winners and opened its call for spring scholarship applications.All copyrights for...
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  • August 29, 2018
    O’Hare joins Hooker as VP of case goods merchandising
    Alexandra O’Hare, an experienced executive in merchandising, product development and brand management, has joined Hooker Furniture Corp. as vice...
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  • August 29, 2018
    U.S. Consumer Confidence Index reaches highest levels since October...
    The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose to 133.4 for the month of August, just below the record-setting month...
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  • August 29, 2018
    Nicoletti, Manwah partner on China retail development
    Italian leather and fabric upholstery brand Nicoletti Home and Chinese manufacturing and retail power Manwah Holdings have formed a...
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  • August 28, 2018
    Harden Furniture is back
    The venerable Harden Furniture brand has a new lease on life, this time under a group with furniture expertise.All...
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  • August 28, 2018
    Unable to reach deal for Broyhill, Thomasville, Heritage Home...
    Heritage Home today issued a statement indicating the company has not yet been able to reach an agreement for...
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  • August 27, 2018
    Houston HomeStore licensee continues donations to Harvey victims
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  • August 27, 2018
    U.S., Mexico agree to overhaul NAFTA
    President Donald Trump announced today that the United States and Mexico have agreed to overhaul the North American Free...
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  • August 27, 2018
    Harris comes to Hooker as SVP of sales
    Veteran industry executive Mike Harris has joined Hooker Furniture Corp. in the position of vice president of sales for...
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  • August 24, 2018
    Serta puts employee productivity worries to bed with new...
    Serta is tackling workplace productivity problems head-on with a new break room concept launching on Labor Day.All copyrights for...
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  • August 24, 2018
    Truly Truly to design 2019 ‘Das Haus’ at IMM...
    The Australian design duo, Kate and Joel Booy of Studio Truly Truly in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will design the...
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  • August 24, 2018
    Flexsteel reports 3.7% drop in Q4 sales
    Full-line furniture manufacturer and importer Flexsteel reported fourth quarter net sales of $113.1 million, down 3.7% to prior year...
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  • August 23, 2018
    NRF testifies to USTR against tariffs, releases study on...
    The National Retail Federation urged the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to reject tariffs on $200 billion of...
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  • August 23, 2018
    Goodman leaves Walker CEO post
    Furniture industry veteran Lee Goodman has left the CEO post at Walker Furniture after a short stay.All copyrights for...
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  • August 22, 2018
    Art Van's Levin preps for first Youngstown, Ohio, market...
    Levin Furniture will open its first Youngstown, Ohio, market store — and its first since the acquisition by Art...
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  • August 22, 2018
    New inland terminal opens in Georgia
    Georgia’s newest inland terminal, the Appalachian Regional Port, opened today in front of a crowd of more than 350...
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  • August 22, 2018
    Industry reacts to SSB, T&N merger
    Serta Simmons Bedding’s bid to merge with online mattress leader Tuft & Needle is a smart, bold move by...
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  • August 22, 2018
    IMC adds designer-oriented Atlanta Decorative Arts Center to portfolio
    International Market Centers plans to acquire the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, a leading design facility housing the Southeast’s largest...
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  • August 21, 2018
    Digital marketing to take center stage at BrandSource Las...
    The BrandSource National Convention, beginning next week in Las Vegas will focus on a “Tell Your Story” initiative, helping...
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  • August 21, 2018
    SSB, Tuft & Needle agree to merge companies
    Serta Simmons Bedding and Tuft & Needle have entered into a definitive agreement to merge the companies and create...
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  • August 21, 2018
    SSB merging with Tuft & Needle
    Serta Simmons Bedding will merge with online mattress retailer Tuft & Needle, CNBC is reporting.All copyrights for this article...
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  • August 21, 2018
    TJX 2Q profit jumps 34%
    TJX Cos. posted a 6% increase in second quarter same-store sales and a nearly 34% jump in profit as...
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  • August 21, 2018
    Domotex USA to makes its debut in February in...
    Domotex USA, a leading annual trade show for carpets and floor coverings, is readying for its debut in February...
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  • August 20, 2018
    No major damage from fire at United factory
    A fire at a United Furniture Inds. plant here on Saturday should cause only minor disruptions in production and...
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  • August 19, 2018
    Casper reveals strategy behind 200-store plan
    Online mattress pioneer Casper is planning to open 200 stores in North America in the next three years, a...
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  • August 17, 2018
    Conn's breaks ground on Houston DC
    Conn’s broke ground on an approximately 657,000-square-foot Houston distribution center designed to serve more of the Top 100 company’s...
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  • August 17, 2018
    Manufacturing Solutions Expo coming to Hickory in 2019
    The third Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo will take place July 17-18, 2019, at the Hickory Metro Convention Center...
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  • August 16, 2018
    Walker readies for Henderson, NV store opening
    Walker Furniture will kick off the grand opening of the first of two new superstores coming to the market...
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  • August 16, 2018
    Crosley names Ferry as director of marketing and sales
    Crosley Brands has hired Karen Ferry as director of marketing and sales for its Special Markets furniture division.All copyrights...
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  • August 15, 2018
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  • August 15, 2018
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  • August 15, 2018
    July furniture store sales up 3.5%
    July sales for furniture and home furnishings stores rose 3.5% from the same month last year, trailing the broad...
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  • August 13, 2018
    Ga. Ports post second busiest month in July
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  • August 13, 2018
    High Point nonprofit buys city landmark
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  • August 10, 2018
    Overstock Q2 revenue up, income down
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  • August 9, 2018
    NRF: Retail imports for June, July to set new...
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  • August 9, 2018
    Leon's Furniture revenue, income up for Q2
    Canadian furniture retailer Leon's Furniture reported an increase in revenue and net income for the second quarter ended June...
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  • August 9, 2018
    JPMA hosts webinar on Prop 65 labeling requirements
    The Juvenile Product Manufacturers Assn. is holding a webinar on Aug. 14 regarding the new California Prop 65 labeling...
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  • August 9, 2018
    Ikea planning e-commerce focused DC in Lakeland, Fla.
    Ikea plans to open a 326,000-square-foot distribution center in Lakeland, Fla., early next year supporting its Tampa and Miami-area...
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  • August 9, 2018
    Ikea changes up store model for first India location
    Ikea has made its first foray into physical retail in India with the opening of its Hyderabad location.All copyrights...
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  • August 8, 2018
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    Haverty’s board of directors elected G. Thomas Hough to the company’s board. The board also declared a cash dividend...
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  • August 8, 2018
    USTR finalizes second round of China tariffs
    The Office of the United States Trade Representative has finalized a second round of products imported from China that...
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  • August 8, 2018
    Wayfair partners with tech company to join spatial computing...
    After more than a year of working together, furniture etailer Wayfair and Magic Leap, a startup technology company, have...
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  • August 8, 2018
    AHFA offers guidance on Prop 65 labeling rules
    With the nearing of an Aug. 30 compliance deadline involving Prop 65 labeling requirements, the American Home Furnishings Alliance...
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  • August 8, 2018
    NRF: Latest tariffs throw away benefits of tax reform
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  • August 7, 2018
    Dan Rak Design, Modshop unveil first collection
    Dan Rak Design and custom furniture manufacturer Modshop will launch their first capsule collection of contemporary chic furniture: Dan...
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  • August 7, 2018
    Report: Matt Firm ‘considering’ bankruptcy filing
    Mattress Firm “is considering a potential bankruptcy filing,” a Reuters story says.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • August 6, 2018
    Bedgear ‘feels the love’ with new Zola partnership
    Bedgear is expanding its distribution channels and welcoming a new kind of customer through its partnership with Zola, a...
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  • August 6, 2018
    Gump’s files for bankruptcy
    Gump’s , after looking for strategic alternatives to stay afloat, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Nevada Bankruptcy...
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  • August 6, 2018
    Talalay names Costa VP of marketing
    Talalay Global, a manufacturing company that specializes in making latex mattresses, pillows and mattress toppers, has hired Jennifer Costa...
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  • August 6, 2018
    Rug importers brace for impacts from tariffs
    No doubt about it, the recent passing of tariffs on Chinese goods is the hottest topic among rug suppliers...
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  • August 6, 2018
    Berkshire's Q2 retail revenues jump 4.6%
    Berkshire Hathaway’s retailing business segment posted a 4.6% increase in second quarter revenues and a 12.7% increase in pre-tax...
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  • August 3, 2018
    Marketgoers talk tariffs
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  • August 3, 2018
    El Dorado opens Naples, Fla., showroom
    El Dorado Furniture grand opened its long-awaited showroom in Naples, Fla., featuring the latest update to its Boulevard streetscape...
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  • August 3, 2018
    The RoomPlace acquires Apt2B
    Top 100 company The RoomPlace has acquired e-commerce player Apt2B in a move that expands its e-commerce business beyond...
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  • August 3, 2018
    China has $60B response to U.S. tariff hike
    The Chinese government on Friday announced plans to impose tariffs on an additional $60 billion of U.S. imports as...
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  • August 2, 2018
    DreamCloud rolls out the first of its luxury mattress...
    DreamCloud Sleep, a bed in a box etailer, is expanding its bedframe options with the introduction of its newest...
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  • August 2, 2018
    Brown Squirrel completes second phase of three-part remodel
    Brown Squirrel Furniture is bringing four new lifestyle brands, a café and boutique to further customer experience and product...
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  • August 2, 2018
    Wayfair net loss mounts despite nearly 50% increase in...
    Wayfair Inc., a leading online retailer of home furnishings and décor, reported a loss of $100.7 million in its...
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  • August 2, 2018
    XPO revenue up 16% in second quarter
    Global logistics services provider XPO Logistics announced second-quarter 2018 revenue of $4.36 billion, a 16% increase over the comparable...
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  • August 1, 2018
    NRF: 25 % tariffs ‘ doubling down’ on harm...
    The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay following reports that the...
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  • August 1, 2018
    JMX Brands' new website centers on eco-friendly product
    JMX Brands, a specialty e-commerce retailer of home furnishings and décor, has launched environmentally friendly furnishing and accessories site...
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  • August 1, 2018
    Trump weighs upping proposed tariff to 25%
    Even before the threat of a 10% tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports becomes reality, the Trump administration...
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  • August 1, 2018
    Furniture Insights: May orders continue upward track
    Following the biggest year-over-year increase in April, new orders for furniture registered another 5% increase in May over the...
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  • July 31, 2018
    Havertys posts 1% 2Q sales gain, flat earnings
    Havertys posted a 1% gain in net sales and a slight increase in profit as consumers responded to new...
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  • July 31, 2018
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  • July 31, 2018
    Wayfair opening 20K-square-foot outlet store
    Wayfair plans to open a retail outlet in the Cincinnati suburb of Florence, Ky., this year, according to a...
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  • July 31, 2018
    TŌV shows 'On Fleek immersive experience' at Vegas market
    TŌV Furniture is generating excitement at this week’s Las Vegas Market with what it’s calling the “On Fleek immersive...
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  • July 31, 2018
    RAC points to same-store sales increase, strong earnings, higher...
    Closing out its second quarter two weeks after announcing the pending acquisition by Vintage Capital Management, Rent-A-Center Inc. reported...
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  • July 30, 2018
    Sales declines, cash shortage and $280M debut fuel HHG...
    Heritage Home Group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing came as the company faced continuing sales declines, was increasingly strapped for...
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  • July 30, 2018
    Morris Home, Paula Deen team up for children’s benefit
    Celebrity chef and TV personality Paula Deen joined forces with Morris Home to sponsor a benefit event for Nationwide...
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  • July 30, 2018
    AHFA Solution Partners division set 28th Education Golf Tournament
    The Solution Partners division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance has slated its 28th annual Education Golf Tournament for...
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  • July 30, 2018
    Cost Plus World Market opens first Connecticut location
    Cost Plus World Market is moving into a new territory with the opening of its first store in Connecticut.All...
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  • July 30, 2018
    Tariffs: High-end producers not too concerned
    For some years, a number of upper end case goods and upholstery producers have grown their international business, including...
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  • July 30, 2018
    Heritage Home Group bankruptcy petition IDs largest unsecured creditors
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  • July 30, 2018
    Nationwide partners with Alliance Flooring group
    Nationwide Marketing Group has partnered with Alliance Flooring, a resource group for independent floor covering retailers, and is now...
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  • July 29, 2018
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    When the U.S. Trade Representative announced a proposed 10% tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports — including just...
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  • July 29, 2018
    Acceptance of environmentally friendly bedding on the upswing
    Consumer acceptance of environmentally friendly sleep products is on the upswing, leading producers report. With that growing acceptance, the...
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  • July 29, 2018
    'Tariffied' - Industry wrestles with response to proposed tariffs
    The furniture industry is looking at the potential of an accelerated shift in global sourcing as well as what...
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  • July 29, 2018
    Natuzzi, Kuka close on China joint venture
    Italian leather and fabric upholstery and home furnishings major Natuzzi and full-line Chinese manufacturer and retailer Kuka have completed...
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  • July 28, 2018
    Industry report: Domestic bedding industry continues to struggle
    The domestic bedding industry continues to struggle, an industry report says, while mattress imports remain on the upswing.All copyrights...
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  • July 27, 2018
    L&P reports 11% increase in sales in 2Q
    Leggett & Platt reported second quarter sales of $1.1 billion, an 11% increase. Organic sales grew 10%, with volume...
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  • July 27, 2018
    Scott Brothers Global adds industry veteran to head licensing
    Scott Brothers Global has named Laura Aldrich as executive vice president of licensing, a new position for the company.All...
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  • July 26, 2018
    Amazon profit shifts to billions in 2Q
    Amazon reported a 39% increase in second quarter net sales and its profit went from millions to billions with...
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  • July 26, 2018
    The RoomPlace plans Dayton expansion
    The RoomPlace will enter the Dayton, Ohio, market next year, part of a three-store expansion plan that builds on...
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  • July 26, 2018
    Kendall College senior wins ASFD scholarship for second year...
    Annina Fremgen, a rising senior at Kendall College of Art and Design, has won the American Society of Furniture...
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  • July 26, 2018
    Tempur-Pedic U.S. sales up 10% in 2nd quarter
    Tempur Sealy International said its net sales increased 1.6% and its direct sales increased 22% for the quarter ended...
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  • July 26, 2018
    Labor shortages, transportation cost hikes disrupt Mohawk’s Q2
    Sales from Mohawk Inds.’ Flooring North America segment, which includes Mohawk Home, were up modestly in the second quarter....
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  • July 26, 2018
    Aaron's 2Q earnings increase 6% on gains at Progressive,...
    Lease-to-own giant Aaron’s posted increases in second quarter sales and earnings, powered mainly by its Progressive Leasing division, but...
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  • July 25, 2018
    Ethan Allen Q4 sales up 5%
    Vertically integrated home furnishings manufacturer and retailer Ethan Allen Interiors reported fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter sales of $205.6 million, a...
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  • July 25, 2018
    Sleep Number net sales up 11% in second quarter
    Sleep Number Corp. said net sales increased 11% in the second quarter ended June 30.All copyrights for this article...
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  • July 25, 2018
    Pier 1 says no material impact expected from proposed...
    Pier 1 Imports said Tuesday it doesn’t expect its financial performance to be impacted much by the proposed tariff...
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  • July 24, 2018
    NRF, AHFA among coalition to submit tariff comments to...
    The National Retail Federation and 65 organizations representing U.S. retailers, manufacturers, farmers, agribusinesses, technology companies and other industries today...
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  • July 23, 2018
    Las Vegas Market reports uptick in early buyer registration...
    The Las Vegas Market is reporting what it calls a “notable upsurge in buyers” and an “increased growth” in...
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  • July 23, 2018
    Art Van opening first Evansville, Ind., store
    Art Van Furniture will grand open a 38,000-square-foot showroom in Evansville, Ind., its first in the market and seventh...
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  • July 23, 2018
    Pinnacle entry deadline approaching
    The entry deadline for the 2018 Pinnacle Awards, a home furnishings industry event dedicated to promoting design quality and...
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  • July 20, 2018
    Jennifer Furniture returns to growth mode
    Jennifer Furniture is expanding its brick-and-mortar and e-commerce footprints after a few years of post-bankruptcy struggle and work to...
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  • July 20, 2018
    International Market Centers and AmericasMart transaction final
    International Market Centers has completed the acquisition of AmericasMart Atlanta. The merger of the two B2B showroom operators creates...
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  • July 20, 2018
    Abbyson developing exclusive line for The Brick
    Abbyson has partnered with Canadian retailer The Brick to offer an exclusive furniture line, a move that plays to...
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  • July 20, 2018
    Design Influencers Conference collaborates with High Point Market Authority
    A new collaboration between High Point Market Authority and Esteem Media, producer of the Design Influencers Conference, will bring...
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  • July 20, 2018
    WithIt conference reaches record attendance
    WithIt, a non-profit home and furnishings industry women’s leadership network, hosted its annual professional development conference in June, and...
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  • July 19, 2018
    Castelle unveils four custom chair back options with new...
    Luxury casual furniture manufacturer Castelle will show its Lancaster collection during the Casual Market Chicago in September.All copyrights for...
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  • July 19, 2018
    Jaipur Living sets 4 programs for Vegas market
    Jaipur Living will host several events, including one with celebrity designer Nikki Chu, for the upcoming summer Las Vegas...
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  • July 19, 2018
    Pro skateboarder renovates friend’s home using Houzz
    American pro skateboarder Tony Hawk had the chance to gift a renovation as a part of Houzz’s latest episode...
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  • July 19, 2018
    N.C. Ports names Corcoran CIO
    Bill Corcoran has joined North Carolina Ports as chief information officer.All copyrights for this article are reserved to FurnitureToday...
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  • July 19, 2018
    La-Z-Boy to acquire Arizona store network
    La-Z-Boy Inc. plans to acquire the nine Arizona La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores, the largest-volume licensee operator within La-Z-Boy’s 350-store...
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  • July 18, 2018
    Crosley Brands acquires outdoor lifestyle products maker
    Crosley Brands has acquired Quincy, Ill.-based Rainmaker Imports and has formed a new Promotional Products division.All copyrights for this...
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  • July 17, 2018
    Jerome's opens 6th Dream Shop
    Jerome’s Furniture opened its sixth Dream Shop Tuesday and first here in Southern California’s Orange County.All copyrights for this...
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  • July 17, 2018
    Manwah acquires Vietnam upholstery manufacturer Timberland
    Manwah Holdings, parent company of upholstery and bedding vendor Manwah USA, has purchased Timberland, one of the largest upholstery...
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  • July 17, 2018
    City hires tech firm to implement cross-channel content tool
    Tamarac, Fla.-based City Furniture selected data and digital solutions company StrikeTru to implement the Akeneo product information management (PIM)...
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  • July 17, 2018
    Vystar pays off long-term debt via equity swap
    Vystar, the creator of Vytex natural rubber latex and products made with Vytex, has paid off the rest of...
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  • July 17, 2018
    Casper puts customers to sleep - literally
    Casper has opened its very own napping center, The Dreamery, in New York.All copyrights for this article are reserved...
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  • July 16, 2018
    PrimeDay traffic crashes Amazon
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  • July 16, 2018
    La-Z-Boy to acquire Joybird
    La-Z-Boy Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire e-commerce retailer and upholstered furniture manufacturer Joybird.All copyrights for...
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  • July 16, 2018
    AHFA seeks board input on tariffs
    The American Home Furnishings Alliance is reaching out to its 28 board members to get their companies’ input as...
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  • July 16, 2018
    CVI, Suarez Firm plan webinar on tariffs and trade...
    Third-party logistics services provider CV International and The Suarez Firm will present a webinar examining trade developments and the...
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  • July 16, 2018
    June furniture store sales jump 4.8%
    Furniture and home furnishings stores posted a 4.8% increase in June sales over the same month a year ago,...
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  • July 16, 2018
    Aireloom is ‘California dreaming’ with new website redesign
    It's California or bust for Aireloom, or, at least for its website.All copyrights for this article are reserved to...
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  • July 13, 2018
    Bestsign International rebrands as BSI Nova
    Lifestyle furniture resource and supply chain management company Bestsign International has announced a comprehensive rebrand as BSI Nova.All copyrights...
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  • July 13, 2018
    RH clarifies China sourcing dependency
    RH said its mix of products coming from China will be decreasing through 2019, and said recent reports noting...
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  • July 13, 2018
    Lectra hosts ‘Digital Future’ event
    Lectra, a company that specialize in developing CAD and CAM cutting systems for soft materials like leather and textiles,...
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  • July 12, 2018
    Dorm, apartment furnishings rank third in back-to-college spending
    Back-to-college students and their families are expected to spend several billion on dorm and apartment furnishings this year, according...
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  • July 12, 2018
    Castelle to introduce multiple collections at ICFA Preview Show
    Castelle, a luxury casual furniture manufacturer, will debut six collections for 2019 during the International Casual Furniture Assn.’s Chicago...
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  • July 12, 2018
    Theodore Alexander partners with Alexa Hampton
    High-end home furnishings resource Theodore Alexander will team with designer Alexa Hampton for a comprehensive furniture collection.All copyrights for...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Furniture Town looks to more than double Houston presence
    Furniture Town, a fairly new Houston-based retailer, will open its third area showroom here over Labor Day weekend and...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Art Van opening 15th Chicagoland store
    Art Van Furniture will open its 15th Chicagoland store in the far north suburb of Gurnee, Ill., Saturday, one...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Turner opening middle Georgia showroom
    The 10 store Turner Furniture, will expand to middle Georgia, this summer with the opening of a showroom in...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Finished furniture, mattresses, lighting on latest proposed tariff list
    The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued another round of proposed tariffs on Chinese imports, and if they...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Retail groups blast new tariffs list
    The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Assn. issued statements Tuesday night, blasting the latest list of...
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  • July 11, 2018
    Bob's Discount Furniture, Genesis launch 87-store finance program
    Genesis Credit, a leader in consumer financing, has partnered with Bob’s Discount Furniture to provide consumers with the opportunity...
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  • July 10, 2018
    Art Van franchise opening this week in Peoria
    Art Van Furniture will open a 15,000-square-foot showroom on July 12, its latest franchise location operating by Mike and...
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  • July 10, 2018
    Pottery Barn opens new store at Virginia Beach Town...
    Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma portfolio of brands, will debut a new store on July 13 at...
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  • July 10, 2018
    Dallas Market Center’s second Dallas Design Week cements some...
    The Dallas Market Center, an open-daily design resource and market host, has unveiled plans for its second run of...
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  • July 9, 2018
    Louisville's Furniture Liquidators converting to FFO Home
    FFO Home is converting the 13 Furniture Liquidators stores it acquired in the greater Louisville, Ky., market to its...
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  • July 9, 2018
    Kreiss expanding to Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Luxury home furnishings retailer and producer Kreiss will open a 5,000-square-foot showroom here this fall, its second since the...
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  • July 9, 2018
    Port Tracker: Container traffic booms despite tariffs
    Expect record container imports in July despite new tariffs on Chinese-made goods that took effect Friday.All copyrights for this...
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  • July 9, 2018
    Restoration Hardware introduces new collections, collaborations with three source...
    Restoration Hardware (RH) has introduced its 2018 collections with three new source books aimed at inspiring consumers.All copyrights for...
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  • July 9, 2018
    Tariffs? Domestic rug manufacturers tout Made in US message...
    As area rug companies continue to be challenged with filling positions and retaining workers, they are getting an unexpected...
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  • July 6, 2018
    Gallery steps up for job training
    Gallery Furniture owner Jim McIngvale, who opened his doors last year to provide shelter for Hurricane Harvey victims, is...
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  • July 5, 2018
    Matt Firm turnaround plan shows ‘early success’
    Business has been improving at Mattress Firm in recent months, the company’s parent reported. Steinhoff reported an operating loss...
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  • July 5, 2018
    Scott brothers, Restonic to host Twitter chat
    Jonathan and Drew Scott, known collectively as the Scott brothers, and bedding company Restonic have “big dreams” for their...
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  • July 5, 2018
    Franklin expands with new warehouse
    Stationary and motion upholstery manufacturer Franklin Corp. has begun construction on a new $2.7 million warehouse here and plans...
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  • July 3, 2018
    Port of Oakland adopts $494.2 million budget for FY...
    A new $494.2 million budget for fiscal year 2019 goes into place this week at the Port of Oakland....
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  • July 3, 2018
    SFC calls for #GetYourGreenOn entries
    Get Your Green On, the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s competition that awards designers and design firms for projects that specify...
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  • July 3, 2018
    Amazon expands Prime Day 2018, set for July 16-17
    Amazon has set its annual shopping event, Prime Day, for July 16, starting at 3 p.m. ET, through July...
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  • July 2, 2018
    Restoration Hardware opens new gallery location in Nashville
    Restoration Hardware’s Nashville, Tenn. location, The Gallery at Green Hills, has officially opened to the public.All copyrights for this...
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  • July 2, 2018
    Malouf, Supima partner for New York Fashion Week contest
    Bedding accessory manufacturer Malouf and Supima, a non-profit organization that works to promote U.S.-grown pima cotton, are joining forces...
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  • July 2, 2018
    Logicdata updates SilverStandard base, unveils new partnership programs
    Logicdata, an Austrian-based motion furniture parts and electronics maker, has rolled out updates on its SilverStandard adjustable bed base...
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  • July 2, 2018
    Tomorrow Sleep partners with CB2 for first foray into...
    Serta Simmons-owned mattress e-tailer Tomorrow Sleep is breaking into the brick-and-mortar retail market with a new partnership with CB2.All...
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  • June 29, 2018
    SFC joins wildlife group for Wood Furniture Scorecard
    The Sustainable Furnishings Council and the National Wildlife Federation have launched the Wood Furniture Scorecard, a comprehensive assessment of...
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  • June 28, 2018
    Furniture Insights: April orders leap 15%
    New orders for furniture registered their biggest year-over-year increase in April, jumping 15% compared with April 2017, according to...
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  • June 28, 2018
    Howard Elliott and set decorator Beth Kushnick to release...
    Beth Kushnick, a New York-based set decorator best known for her work with the CBS television series “The Good...
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  • June 28, 2018
    Lovesac will take the money and grow
    Lovesac Founder and CEO Shawn Nelson said the specialty upholstery maker and retailer will take the roughly $56 million...
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  • June 28, 2018
    Pier 1 posts $28.5 million 1Q loss
    Pier 1 Imports’ stock was down 15% in premarket trading Thursday after posting a $28.5 million loss in its...
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  • June 27, 2018
    Reverie’s Sleep Coach system expands offerings
    Reverie, a sleep product manufacturer, is expanding upon its Sleep Coach system, a program designed to help users improve...
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  • June 27, 2018
    Las Vegas Design Center, ASID announce ANDYZ winners
    The Las Vegas Design Center’s fourth annual ANDYZ design awards, created in partnership with the California Central/Nevada Chapter of...
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  • June 27, 2018
    ecUtopia unveils new Dock Scheduling and Yard Management solution
    ecUtopia, a provider of EDI services within the home furnishings industry, has released a new cloud-based Dock Scheduling and...
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  • June 26, 2018
    Culp finalizes majority stake in eLuxury
    Mattress and upholstery fabric major Culp has completed its previously announced majority ownership investment in eLuxury, an Internet company...
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  • June 26, 2018
    Overstock.com starts collecting sales tax, eyes physical expansion
    Online home furnishings retailer Overstock.com said it has already started collecting sales tax in states where it has no...
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  • June 25, 2018
    Abbyson expands AbbySky facility
    Abbyson has expanded its AbbySky manufacturing facility in a move aimed at expanding capacity of the company’s motion upholstery...
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  • June 25, 2018
    International brands draw crowds at Beijing fair
    International brands found a large and largely receptive audience of dealers and potential franchisees here this month at the...
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  • June 22, 2018
    HFA calls Supreme Court tax ruling, 'a great victory'...
    The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) has called the Supreme Court's ruling in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case a...
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  • June 22, 2018
    At Home Group marks 16th quarter of sales growth
    At Home Group, a home décor superstore, posted its 16th consecutive quarter of net sales growth and 17th of...
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  • June 21, 2018
    Purple Innovation continues Mattress Firm launches in San Francisco
    Purple Innovation, a mattress and bedding company touting the "World's First No Pressure Mattress,” is continuing the expansion of...
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  • June 21, 2018
    Malouf’s CEO named a Glassdoor ‘Top CEO’
    Sam Malouf, CEO of Malouf, a Utah-based bedding accessory provider, has been named one of the Top CEOs for...
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  • June 21, 2018
    Mohawk Home names new SVP for Karastan Rugs
    Mohawk Home has named Kelly Moore, the company’s former vice president of sales for national accounts, vice president of...
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  • June 21, 2018
    Cylindo rolls out interactive scene creator
    Cylindo, a product visualization platform, has introduced a new way to integrate its furniture and accessory visualization tool into...
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  • June 20, 2018
    Malouf aims to expand international markets with new hire
    Malouf, a bedding company, is expanding its international sales efforts with the hire of Aaron Womack, the company’s new...
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  • June 19, 2018
    La-Z-Boy fiscal Q4 sales up 1.8%
    La-Z-Boy reported fiscal fourth-quarter 2018 sales of $420 million, a 1.8% increase over the same prior-year period and a...
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  • June 19, 2018
    Trade-war worries impact stock markets
    Investors concerned about what they see as escalation to a potential trade war had major stock averages dropping on...
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  • June 19, 2018
    NRF calls latest tariff threat ‘reckless escalation,’ asks Congress...
    The NRF issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after President Trump said he is considering tariffs...
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  • June 18, 2018
    Conflict minerals requirements pose challenges
    Recently released filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission illustrate the difficulty in complying with a federal rule...
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  • June 18, 2018
    Vintage Capital to acquire Rent-A-Center for $15 per share...
    Rent-A-Center Inc., a leader in the rent-to-own industry, has entered into a definitive agreement with Vintage Rodeo Parent LLC,...
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  • June 15, 2018
    Raymour picks up 2 more Toys R Us leases
    Raymour & Flanigan, Big Lots and other home furnishings retailers were among the companies securing Toys R Us leases...
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  • June 15, 2018
    Furniture avoids 1st round of China tariffs
    Finished home furnishings goods avoided a list of 818 products imported from China released today by Office of the...
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  • June 14, 2018
    Midwest Furniture Club elects officers, sets events for 2018
    Midwest Furniture Club elected its 2018 officers, released plans for its yearly golf outing and discussed the new location...
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  • June 14, 2018
    Manwah buys Chinese factory Delancey
    Upholstery and motion furniture major Manwah has acquired Delancey Mfg., a Chinese manufacturer of OEM upholstery. The price of...
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  • June 14, 2018
    May furniture store sales up 3.5%
    May sales at furniture and home furnishings stores were up 3.5% from the same month a year ago, trailing...
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  • June 13, 2018
    Tax Act gives Culp nice bump to Q4 net...
    Culp Inc. reported a 104% increase in net income for its fourth quarter ended April 29, thanks to an...
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  • June 13, 2018
    Bassett San Diego opens La Jolla store
    Rick and Kayleen Huffman have opened their third Bassett Home Furnishings store here in this thriving seaside suburb of...
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  • June 12, 2018
    Bob's upping footprint to 12 stores in S. Calif.
    Bob’s Discount Furniture will open five more Southern California stores by Labor Day weekend, pushing its store count past...
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  • June 12, 2018
    Vintage Capital makes final bid for Rent-A-Center
    Activist shareholder Vintage Capital Management identified itself as the firm that upped its bid for Rent-A-Center after the rent-to-own...
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  • June 12, 2018
    Copeland settles lawsuit against Barkman Furniture
    Solid wood contemporary furniture manufacturer Copeland Furniture has settled a trademark infringement lawsuit it filed in April against Barkman...
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  • June 12, 2018
    Epperson: Industry restructuring led to lost sales in 2017
    A massive industry restructuring in the wake of the divorce last year between Tempur Sealy and Mattress Firm led...
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  • June 11, 2018
    RH posts 1Q profit of $28.1 million
    RH swung to a fiscal first quarter profit and beat adjusted earnings expectation by a wide margin, holding firm...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Lorraine Capital acquires Bush Inds.
    Lorraine Capital, a private equity firm based in Buffalo, N.Y., has partnered with two other private equity companies, Boston-based...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Miromar Design Center offers free outdoor living education and...
    Miromar Design Center is offering visitors a chance to get inspired by outdoor living this summer with a two-month...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Broad River execs acquire full ownership
    Broad River Retail CEO Charlie Malouf and Senior Vice Presidents Manny Rodrigues and Charlie Workmon have acquired full ownership...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Decorative Fabrics of America introduces fabric that ‘recycles the...
    Decorative Fabrics of America has entered into a strategic licensing agreement with Hologenix LLC, makers of Celliant, to create...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Rent-A-Center moves forward without a sale
    Rent-A-Center said it’s no longer considering a sale, but then received another offer it may consider.All copyrights for this...
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  • June 11, 2018
    Chinese mattress imports up 165% in 2017, ISPA says
    Mattress imports from China soared last year, posting a 164.6% unit gain, according to government figures included in an...
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  • June 8, 2018
    Amp unveils online retail sourcing tool
    Amp, the provider of a software platform specifically for the furniture industry, has introduced a new way for retailers...
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  • June 8, 2018
    NRF: Retail imports expected to hit record numbers
    The National Retail Federation’s Global Port Tracker report is forecasting record breaking numbers for retail imports this summer and...
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  • June 8, 2018
    Castelle unveils Avenue Collection for 2019 rollout
    Castelle, a luxury casual furniture manufacturer, will debut its Avenue Collection during the International Casual Furniture Assn.’s Chicago Preview...
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  • June 7, 2018
    Tentative Gulf, East Coast port renewal good for retailers,...
    Labor and management at Gulf and East Coast ports tentatively reached an agreement on a six-year contract renewal Wednesday...
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  • June 7, 2018
    Standard Furniture acquires Albany Inds.
    Full-line vendor Standard Furniture Mfg. Co., an affiliate of Aterian Investment Partners here, has acquired upholstery manufacturer Albany Inds....
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  • June 7, 2018
    4 takeaways from Hooker’s 1st quarter
    A conference call with investment analysts discussing full-line vendor Hooker Furniture's strong fiscal 2018 first quarter had some points...
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  • June 7, 2018
    Podium eyes international markets following new funding round
    Customer communication platform Podium is planning to double its engineering staff, expand its product offering and target international markets...
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  • June 7, 2018
    Bermex, Bertanie VP of sales steps down
    BDM + Furniture Inc., the parent company of several Canadian furniture manufacturing companies, said goodbye to Denis Darveau, longtime...
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  • June 7, 2018
    Malouf one of the 'Best Workplaces for 2018'
    Malouf, a bedding company known for its sheets, pillows, mattresses and more, has been named one of the Best...
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  • June 6, 2018
    Canadian Furniture Show names Best Booth winners
    More than 200 exhibitors were on hand at the 46th Canadian Furniture Show, which hosted thousands of visitors and...
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  • June 5, 2018
    Exhibitor Count Climbs For Manufacturing Solutions Expo
    The exhibitor roster for next month’s Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo continues to grow with new companies signing on...
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  • June 5, 2018
    Designer Kate Spade dead at 55
    Designer Kate Spade has died of an apparent suicide, according to numerous media reports.All copyrights for this article are...
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  • June 5, 2018
    Southern Motion acquires Fusion Furniture
    Motion upholstery manufacturer Southern Motion will acquire stationary upholstery maker Fusion Furniture for an undisclosed amount.All copyrights for this...
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  • June 5, 2018
    Hooker fiscal Q1 sales up 9.2%
    Full-line vendor Hooker Furniture reported net sales of $142.9 million for its fiscal 2019 first quarter, a 9.2% increase...
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  • June 4, 2018
    BrandSource plans 'Heavy Hitters' event for upcoming convention
    BrandSource will offer an expanded “Heavy Hitters” event for its upcoming Convention, August 26 to 29 here, to recognize...
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  • June 4, 2018
    Raymour & Flanigan: Buy a mattress, get free pizza...
    Raymour & Flanigan has taken humorous aim at the growing number of boxed bed sellers with a new promotion...
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  • June 1, 2018
    Swavelle/Mill Creek Fabrics to acquire Al Fresco Functional Fabrics
    Swavelle/Mill Creek Fabrics Inc. and Altizer & Co. Decorative Textiles have reached an agreement in principle for Swavelle to...
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  • May 31, 2018
    Lawrance relocates Encinitas location
    High-end San Diego retailer Lawrance Contemporary Furniture has relocated its second location in Encinitas to a new, larger space.All...
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  • May 31, 2018
    Ekornes buy boosts Qumei's global presence
    The acquisition last week of high-end Norwegian seating manufacturer Ekornes gives Qumei Furnishings Group of China a brand of...
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  • May 31, 2018
    Sears Holdings reports $424M Q1 net loss
    Sears Holdings Corp. reported a net loss attributable to Holdings' shareholders of $424 million ($3.93 loss per diluted share)...
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  • May 31, 2018
    XPO plans $90M truck fleet investment
    XPO Logistics plans to invest close to $90 million in 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload network in 2018.All...
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  • May 30, 2018
    Steelyard names Ricketts to sales team
    Steelyard , a leading online product resource for the interior design community, has hired Derrick Ricketts as senior vice...
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  • May 30, 2018
    Furniture Insights: Order growth slows in March
    New orders for furniture rose 2% in March compared with the same month last year, down from the 4%...
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  • May 29, 2018
    Natuzzi Q1 sales up 1.6%
    A strong Euro and rough weather in the U.S. market had a dampening impact on Italian leather upholstery producer...
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  • May 25, 2018
    Ikea drops Arizona store plans, too
    Ikea U.S. appears to be calling back plans for a Glendale, Ariz., store, too, after confirming this week that...
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  • May 24, 2018
    Living Spaces planning 4th N. California store
    Top 100 company Living Spaces is planning a 130,000-square-foot store and warehouse in Manteca, Calif., east of San Francisco,...
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  • May 24, 2018
    Ikea's U.S. expansion plans shift
    Ikea has scrapped plans for a store here in the Raleigh, N.C., area, in an apparent shift in its...
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  • May 24, 2018
    Heritage Home Group settles disability discrimation lawsuit with EEOC
    Heritage Home Group has agreed to pay $50,000 and also provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit...
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  • May 24, 2018
    E-commerce leads Williams-Sonoma’s revenue growth for Q1
    Williams-Sonoma Inc. reported its net revenue in the first quarter ended April 29 was up 8.2% to $1.2 billion,...
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  • May 24, 2018
    Some oppose Section 301 proposed tariff list
    Associations on both sides of the issue have shared public comments on proposed Section 301 tariffs against China. Opponents...
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  • May 24, 2018
    China's Qumei bids $630 million for Ekornes
    The Board of Directors of Ekornes ASA has reached an agreement with Qumei Home Furnishings Group for Qumei to...
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  • May 23, 2018
    Levin to enter Youngstown, Ohio through closing Goldsteins
    Levin Furniture, now part of Art Van, will enter the greater Youngstown, Ohio, market later this year, taking on...
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  • May 23, 2018
    IMC's Maricich responds to industry questions
    In the wake of International Market Centers' acquisition of AmericasMart earlier this month, Furniture Today reached out to the...
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  • May 23, 2018
    Section 301 tariffs list draws support
    Supporters of the proposed Section 301 tariffs argue that China has for years violated intellectual property rights and thus...
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  • May 22, 2018
    Walker expanding again
    Walker Furniture will expand with another Las Vegas-area store in Henderson, Nev., before the opening of its already announced...
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  • May 22, 2018
    Strong store traffic drives TJX Q1 sales and profit...
    TJX Cos. upped its earnings guidance for the year after posting a 33.6% jump in fiscal first quarter net...
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  • May 21, 2018
    Busiest April ever pushes Georgia ports up 8.8% fiscal...
    The Georgia Ports Authority's busiest April ever pushed its fiscal year-to-date totals to more than 3.4 million 20-foot equivalent...
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  • May 21, 2018
    Detroit's House of Bedrooms to liquidate
    House of Bedrooms, the two-store Detroit-area specialty retailer of bedroom furniture, bedding and handmade Oriental rugs, is closing after...
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  • May 21, 2018
    NCTO says China tariffs have chance to help U.S....
    The National Council of Textile Organizations’ (NCTO) President and CEO Augustine “Auggie” Tantillo voiced his support for the Trump...
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  • May 21, 2018
    International attendance up, Italian numbers dip for Proposte 2018
    Proposte, an annual international furniture fair held here, saw an increase in international visitors at the 2018 event, held...
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  • May 21, 2018
    Natuzzi Editions has new retail concept
    Italian leather upholstery major Natuzzi has unveiled a new retail concept for its mid-price Natuzzi Editions brand.All copyrights for...
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