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Stock in Wayfair’s initial public offering is expected to be priced at $25 to $28 per share, which values the company at up to $2.32 billion, according to a report by Reuters . More
Leather upholstery major Natuzzi said worldwide sales fell 1.2% in the second quarter as it continued to have production problems at its factories in Italy and China. More
The Contemporary Design Group has established an industry award recognizing design excellence and named for group co-founder Edward Haimsohn. More
In addition to reporting on the High Point Market in the form of daily print issues and online coverage, Furniture/Today's editorial team also will film a series of videos from the market. Our first videos will go live on opening day. For now, see examples below from the Spring High Point Market. ( Our fall coverage is sponsored by MicroD.) More
This winter’s Las Vegas Market, set for Jan. 18-22, will coincide with four other trade shows in related industries in the second annual Design & Construction Week, according to market organizers. More
The U.S. Department of Commerce has assigned final duty rates of nearly 235% to two Asian companies that have shipped Chinese-made uncovered innerspring units to the U.S. More
The board of Furniture First buying group has approved Lucas Home Furnishings of Kokomo, Ind., as its newest member. More
Outdoor furniture producers America’s Backyards & Outdoor Living and Poly-Wood have signed leases for permanent showroom space at the Las Vegas Market starting in August 2015, according to market organizers. More
After a summer of collecting donations at Jordan’s Furniture stores, the retailer pulled up to the Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory in Brighton, Mass., Thursday and unloaded a truck full of hundreds of like-new and new clothes and shoes for children in need. More
Home furnishings ecommerce startup Interior Define announced design collaborations with The Everygirl website and celebrity designer Alison Victoria in an effort to further reach its design-oriented and cost-conscious core customer. More
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September 17, 2014If you intend to stay in business, innovation is the "in" that will keep you in the game. So, with that supposition in mind, we've decided to make innovation the theme of this year's Leadership Conference. (Click here for details.) Our theme is Are You In(novative)? and we plan to tie innovation to each of our presentations during this year's conference, set for Dec. 2-4 at the lovely Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. To show you the absolute connection between innovation and profitability, Steve Barr, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP., will share findings from a recent ...
September 10, 2014We will call this "The Plight of the Small Vendor." It includes some heartfelt comments from a vendor seeking to find a niche in the bedding arena. The vendor shared these thoughts with me but then had serious second thoughts about going public with his views, and asked me not to publish them. I agreed. Since then I’ve reflected on this vendor’s letter to me. It contains some points that deserve public discussion, I think. So I’ve taken out all personal references, and I’ve gotten permission from the vendor to release this version of his letter ...
Law and the Business of Furniture
September 8, 2014Talk to people, browse the web, or read the news, and there’s a company you’ll probably come across: Surya. In a challenging economy and fast-changing industry, the home decor and rug company has seen fast growth. What are some secrets to their success and what can our industry learn from them? I discussed this with Surya President Satya Tiwari. An edited version of our conversation is below. I would be interested in any thoughts you have about any topic discussed in this interview, so feel free to comment below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Satya, let ...
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