The 73-year-old South Florida retail chain Carls Furniture closed the doors to its last three stores Monday.
One of the most frequently heard comments from shoppers upon entering a furniture store is "I'm just looking" as a deterrent to a sales associate.
Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair and Habitat for Humanity International have renewed their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes.
Furniture shipments increased 3.97 percent in 2013 compared with 2012, when they increased 6.34 percent over 2011, according to High Point accounting and consulting firm Smith Leonard.
Stan Adelstein, former chairman and founding partner of Bob's Discount Furniture, has died. He was 78.
Posh Brands, the Richmond, Va., owner of online kids furniture retailer PoshTots.com and PoshLiving.com, has closed.
Furniture, mattresses, electronics and appliance retailer Conn's Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) plans to offer $250 million in senior notes in a private offering.