Eco-friendly home furnishings
Casual furnishings are a key focus at next week’s Las Vegas Market, which includes the debut of two dedicated floors on C-12 and C-13 for new permanent and temporary outdoor showrooms. More
Fifteen Ashley Furniture HomeStores operated by licensee Southwestern Furniture of Wisconsin and its President Michael Jedlowski are being taken over by another company, Stoneledge Furniture. More
Bedding major Tempur Sealy International said second-quarter sales rose nearly 7% to $764.4 million as the company reversed a net loss from last year’s second quarter. More
In hopes of raising his company’s profile in North Carolina, the owner of California-based case goods manufacturer Sunny Designs has acquired two more High Point-area properties. More
Upholstery manufacturer United Furniture Inds. is expanding into case goods at the upcoming Tupelo Furniture Market with a line of Simmons-branded wood product that includes master and youth bedroom and casual dining. More
The summer Las Vegas Market can’t match the introductory firepower of its winter counterpart, but the upcoming event offers a surprisingly robust assortment of offerings. A careful look through the bedding charts elsewhere in this issue — an exercise I highly recommend for the serious bedding retailer — reveals a growing emphasis on sleep technology and sleep-tracking equipment, expanded offerings in the red-hot adjustable bedding arena, and even more emphasis on sleep accessories. This market offers much to bedding retailers, who still have time to tweak their lineups in what is shaping up as a solid year. And the bedding roster ... More
Steve Kincaid, the second generation leader of Kincaid Furniture and president of La-Z-Boy case goods, is stepping into an advisory role with the company and Otis Sawyer, the president of upholstery producer England Inc., will take the helm as president of the case goods division. More
A double-digit increase in its custom upholstery business helped drive a 7.2% jump in second-quarter sales at Havertys. More
Amish-made, solid-wood furniture resource Conrad Grebel has launched a new touchscreen interface technology that allows consumers to customize their dining room furniture on a screen in the retail showroom. More
Los Angeles interior designer and television personality David Brian Sanders is launching a new collection of furniture at this week’s Las Vegas Market. More
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Utility Bedding 2015
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July 27, 2015While things appear to be returning to what passes for normal at West Coast ports, numbers are appearing that indicate the bitter labor dispute that clogged ocean shipments to and from the region, including the nation’s largest port complex in Los Angeles/Long Beach, could have a long-term impact on routing choices for goods from Asia. Zepol, which does a ton of research on ocean freight trends, recently reported that even after the new International Longshore & Warehouse Union/Pacific Maritime Assn. contract was reached, shippers continued to increase routings to East Coast and Gulf Coast Ports, where container volume ...
July 27, 2015Is it? Could it be? The on-again off-again improvement of furniture industry fortunes and the stuttering economic recovery that seems to take two steps forward and one step back appears to be back on again . . . maybe . . . for now. If that sounds qualified and tentative, it is. The most recent report from the Department of Commerce showed June sales at furniture and home furnishings stores dipped 1.6% from May levels; not a great sign. On the other hand, they were up 4.1% from June 2014; a good sign. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index delivered its second consecutive ...
July 24, 2015And the cat came back Heartwarming story alert: A family that relocated from Texas to Alaska thought they had lost their pet cat, Moosie, at some point during their move. Moosie, however, hitched a ride inside one of the family's mattresses and went undiscovered for two months. The story has a happy ending, as Moosie survived the ordeal. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Easier said than done Wake up without an alarm clock. It's possible, we promise! http://t.co/yvyEMiCOo5 #GoodNights #SleepHealth pic.twitter.com/uK2YIZWqUe — Sleep Foundation (@sleepfoundation) July 16, 2015 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A word to the wise Lack of Sleep ...
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