The planned La-Z-Boy store in Calgary, set to open in May, will be the company's largest North American location.
Home furnishings retailer Ikea is moving forward with its plans to build a line of budget hotels throughout Europe.
Italian home furnishings supplier Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) has established a two-year business plan that sets objectives to regain market share, eliminate losses by the 2014 fourth quarter and return to profitability in 2015.
Randy Wells will join high-end outdoor furniture vendor Gloster America in the new position of CEO.
Retailers ordered 5 percent more furniture in December 2013 than December 2012, according to the latest Furniture Insights survey.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has applied a preliminary duty rate of 216.01 percent on 2012 shipments of wood bedroom furniture from China.