Ten manufacturers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories have been named category winners in the annual Design Excellence competition sponsored by the International Casual Furnishings Association.
Retailer West Elm has ended its partnership with online mattress heavyweight Casper and signed a new deal with Leesa, one of Casper's major competitors in the bed-in-a-box segment.
Home Comfort Furniture & Mattress Center, a four-store chain in the Raleigh, N.C., area, is closing its doors due to the retirement of its owner.
Aterian Investment Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, has acquired a stake in case goods and upholstery manufacturer and importer Standard Furniture.
Andy Thornton, the design-savvy founder of contemporary furniture powerhouse La Difference in Richmond, Va., will be keynote speaker at this year's Pinnacle Awards Banquet during the High Point Market.
Bedding producer Eclipse International and the Eastman House brand have teamed up with its Texas licensee, Houston-based Sleep Designs, to manufacture and donate several truckloads of twin mattresses for use in temporary and long-term shelters housing people displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Although mobility remains at an all-time low in the United States, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that a significant chunk of movers are from low-income households.