Bill Sibbick, former senior vice president of sales and marketing for A.R.T. Furniture, has left the company after seven years.
Michigan-based Art Van Furniture has signed a franchise agreement with the owners of Schneider's Appliance to open a store in Owosso, Mich.
Sauder Woodworking Co. and home furnishings retailer Ikea have signed an additional five-year supplier agreement.
Kurt Ling, founder and now former president of mattress supplier Pure LatexBliss, has left the company.
Art Van Furniture is hosting a casting call with Nigel Barker, style icon and television host of "The Face", in the retailer's supermodel search contest.
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Association will honor long-time member and former IHFRA President Richard Gillispie with the Rudy Steltemeir Award.
The owner of home furnishings retailer Naked Furniture of Ann Arbor, Mich., is scheduled to appear in a bankruptcy hearing Thursday.