The steady increase of furniture and home furnishings sales over the last 10 years has been slower to hit employees working in the stores, but in recent years many occupations have finally started to see an upturn in wage growth.
International Market Centers (IMC) has named Kaela Simeonoff as sales manager for The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, a $90 million, 315,000-square-foot exposition center set to open in July 2020 during Las Vegas Market. Simeonoff will report directly to Jennifer Muna, general manager of The Expo.
High-end outdoor furniture resource OW Lee presented Justin Pfahl with the Sales Rep of the Year award for 2019.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) has received the Corporate Culture of Safety Award for the third consecutive year at the National Safety Council’s National Awards Celebration held in San Diego last week.
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. has announced its acquisition of Homestar North America LLC’s facility in Statesville, N.C. to launch the company’s latest initiative of Ready-To-Assemble (RTA) furniture.
Catalog and outdoor furnishings retailer Thos. Baker, a division of Balsam Brands, has announced Fred Poggemeyer as its director of merchandising.
E-commerce giant Wayfair (NYSE:W) has recently named Anke Schäferkordt to its board of directors.