The Pearson Co. upholstery plant in High Point will close within the next few months, the latest of the factories to be shuttered following the Furniture Brands International bankruptcy.
Specialty retailer Brookstone appears to be preparing to file for bankruptcy protection as early as this weekend, according to a news report.
Furniture and electronics retailer Conn's Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) said its fourth-quarter earnings climbed 57 percent on sales growth in all categories.
Todd Hady has joined Toronto-based home furnishings and lighting brand Nuevo as vice president of sales.
Invista, the owner of Dacron fiberfill, has created a new brand identity and new Web site for Dacron.
Rick Lovegrove has joined Four Hands to develop the Austin, Texas-based lifestyle home furnishings vendor's upholstery collections.