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STURDY ACT Clears Major Hurdle for Commissioners March 28 Vote

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff has completed its review of the ASTM International voluntary standard for clothing storage furniture, F2057-23, as required by the STURDY Act, and on Wednesday advised the commissioners it could be adopted as a mandatory product safety standard.

XPO Business Leaders Recognized as ‘Pros to Know’

XPO, a leading provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation in North America, today announced that three of its business leaders have been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine to receive its “Pros to Know” award. XPO’s 2023 SDCE winners are:

IKEA Plans New Customer Meeting Points in City Centers

Today, IKEA U.S. announced plans for a new Plan & order point located in Arlington, VA, which is set to open in summer 2023. This new customer meeting point, located in the Pentagon Centre shopping center, is more conveniently located to better meet the needs of Metro DC customers and will focus on providing interior design planning with IKEA specialists.

California Start-Up Launches Furniture Company on Kickstarter

Woodsy, a California furniture startup manufacturing affordable solid wood furniture, announced its first product on Kickstarter, surpassing its funding goal in 6 hours. Woodsy also announced a pre-seed round led by angel investors.

King Koil and Dubai Furniture Celebrate 30-Year Anniversary

What began as a licensing relationship in 1993 between leading mattress manufacturer, King Koil, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) licensee, Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), has become a successful collaboration that the companies celebrated together at a 30-year anniversary event in Dubai.

Hooker Furnishings Will Launch New Lifestyle Brand at HP Spring 2023

Hooker Furnishings is set to launch a new modern lifestyle furniture brand, called M at the April 2023 High Point Market. Led by Crate & Barrel merchandising veteran, Becky Weber, the brand targets design conscious consumers, retailers and interior designers with a curated assortment of upholstery silhouettes and complementary occasional items that deliver an upscale, timeless aesthetic.

HPMA Includes Two New Guided Showroom Tours in Popular Line-Up

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) grows its guided showroom tour offering for first-time and returning buyers this season, with two new tours—a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)-focused showroom tour and the Design Edge x High Point Showroom Tour—adding to its popular Hot Spot and Insiders Tour series for Spring Market, April 21-24.

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