Bedding producer Therapedic International has signed a licensing agreement to sell its mattresses in Sri Lanka, the Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Seychells.
Mattress supplier Glideaway has named industry veteran Scott Miller vice president of contract sales and business development.
Atlantic Furniture has donated $40,000 of bedroom furniture to Rural Development Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit to works to expand housing in the area.
The Retail Home Furnishings Foundation (RHFF), an organization created by retailers to improve the industry, has set aside $50,000 to sponsor young people in the furniture business to attend industry events.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) reported net income of $3.5 million for the first quarter ended May 3, a 23.8 percent increase compared to net income of $2.8 million for the same quarter last year.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Design Excellence Awards, the design recognition for home furnishings and accessories produced for outdoor living.
The Furniture Foundation of the American Home Furnishings Alliance has awarded $145,000 in scholarships and grants for 2015.