La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) has announced that Kurt L. Darrow will retire from his positions as president and CEO on April 25, 2021, after more than 40 years of service to the company. His retirement follows the end of La-Z-Boy’s fiscal 2021 year. He will remain chairman of the board of directors, in a non-executive capacity.
Furniture manufacturer Ekornes, Inc., through its North American dealer network, has raised over $1.2 million in 2020 for local charities. The company has run their annual Stressless Charity promotion for a decade each year from Nov-Jan but last year expanded the event and ran it three times beginning June 5.
The Malouf Foundation has announced a new training module available on its survivor-led and informed OnWatch education platform, which is designed to empower users to spot, report and prevent trafficking. The free digital training was launched last year and is available at IAmOnWatch.org.
Las Vegas Market will present "Design West,” an exploration of West Coast design and Las Vegas Market’s role in defining current and future trends, on Feb 24. The hour-long webinar, which is presented in partnership with Modern Luxury, is worth 1 CEU credit.
Ecommerce heavyweight Overstock.com has been named on Forbes List of America’s Best Midsized Employers of 2021.
PureCare, a resource for mattress and pillow protectors, sheets and pillows, is launching its first duvet collection this week, rounding out a complete top-of-bed collection.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) has announced that James P. Hackett has been named to its board of directors, effective immediately. Hackett will serve on the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. The appointment expands the board to 10 members.