An attorney from the Federal Trade Commission will discuss enforcement of FTC's "Green Guides" for manufacturers making eco-friendly claims during a presentation sponsored by the Specialty Sleep Association at the upcoming Las Vegas Furniture Market.
Members of the Southern Home Furnishings Association have voted to close the association and become full members of the North American Home Furnishings Association.
Bed retailer Charles P. Rogers kicked off its advertising campaign in Harper's magazine in 1904 with a column-width ad featuring one of its beds. Today, the company's advertising remains in print and continues to feature its beds.
The bad news continues at J.C. Penney. The ailing retailer announced Wednesday that it was cutting 2,000 jobs and closing 33 "underperforming" stores in an effort to rein in expenses.
Zenith Global Logistics is adding 16 new trucks to its fleet to meet increased demand in California.
Ashley Furniture recently opened its second retail store in the southern city of Suzhou in China showcasing smaller, more compact designs for more compact living.
U.S. retail sales edged up in December with a core spending gauge posting a big jump, a sign the economy gathered steam at the end of last year and was poised for stronger growth in 2014.