Eco-friendly home furnishings
Furniture/Today’s first ever FUTURE Leadership conference, set for Sept. 10-11 at the Intercontinental New Orleans, is filling up fast. The theme for the first annual conference is Next Gen Know How: Strategies for Tomorrow’s Executives. More
SHANGHAI — CITIC Capital Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, said it has purchased a controlling stake in King Koil Shanghai Sleep System Co. The investment was made through CITIC Capital China Partners II, L.P., its second Chinafocused buyout fund, officials said. More
PLANO, Texas — Specialty bedding producer Dormeo N.A. has increased responsibilities for its three marketing directors following the departure of Dany Sfeir, chief marketing officer.
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August 25, 2014Nobody needs to tell you about the critical link between home sales and the health of the home furnishings sector — when consumers buy homes they furnish them. But what somebody could explain to us — or at least to me — is what is really going on with the housing market. According to some reports published last week, existing home sales were said to hit their highest level in more than 36 months. Another report, this one from the Commerce Department, was equally upbeat, noting that permits for new homes also reflected a major spike. (See latest stats.) More good news came ...
An Inside Look
August 18, 2014In terms of protecting the investment, keeping a consumer's home safe and adding real value to the end of the sale, nothing beats a rug pad. Pads protect the rug from the day-to-day wear and tear it might sustain while lying unprotected on a floor and they protect consumers from slipping on the corner of an unanchored rug. Suggesting that a consumer purchase a pad when they’re buying a rug might add a little bit to the back end of a sale, and once the consumer gets the rug home and she experiences the difference a properly grounded ...
August 18, 2014Last week, I had the bittersweet opportunity to attend the funeral service for Darrell Harris, who along with his wife, Stella, launched Furnitureland South in 1969. (Read article.) Starting with only a few catalogs, showroom samples and a truck, Darrell and Stella nonetheless had a secret weapon — a vision of providing customers with exceptional, personalized service. Most of the shoppers who visit FLS and marvel at the more than one million square feet of showroom space are not aware of the store’s humble beginnings. But those who knew Darrell back in the day could tell you that he and ...
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