Casegoods and upholstery manufacturer A.R.T. Furniture, has tapped former MicroD business development executive Jessica Norby to lead its new custom casegoods program, Artiste.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Valdese, N.C.-based Shenandoah Furniture, an upscale domestic upholstery manufacturer.
The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the deadline for compliance with its new formaldehyde emissions standards for composite wood products by one year to Dec. 12, 2018.
Capel Rugs has appointed veteran textile designer Cindy Green as product design and development assistant.
Paced by its Home Meridian division, Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) reported double-digit sales and profit increases for the quarter ended July 30.
Furniture and bedding components supplier Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has reduced its 2017 earnings projections, citing rising steel costs, changes in inventory accounting and weak consumer demand for furniture and bedding.
Longtime mattress industry executive David Binke, who has been CEO of E.S. Kluft & Co. since 2015, has stepped down from that post to join King Koil as its new CEO.