Storis, a provider of software solutions for the appliance, bedding, furniture, and electronics industries, has revamped its Protection Plan functionality, available to retail partners in its new Release 10.6. Retailers can enhance their processing of Protection Plans with direct integrations to industry partners, Guardsman & Montage.
Barrette Outdoor Living, Inc., has announced the consolidation of several of its individual brands and rebranded as The Outside Company. under the Barrette Outdoor Living umbrella. This includes
New orders in August were down 14% over August 2020. However, orders are up 30% over 2019. Year to date, new orders were up 29% and up 35% over the same period of 2019, according to a report by Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.
TD Bank has announced that providing financing options for major purchases can be a key driver of sales for retailers, according to TD’s latest Retail Experience Index, a bi-annual survey that tracks purchasing habits, particularly when it comes to big-ticket items.
Leading mattress manufacturer King Koil has launched its SmartLife Mattress by King Koil in 23 Mathis Brothers stores in California, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas. It is the first time King Koil has been on the retailer’s floor.
Dr. Richard Bennington, former chair of the business school and home furnishings marketing program at High Point University, has published a new book, High Point University and the Furniture Industry.
Ikea U.S. has announced its plans for two new planning studios in the Los Angeles area that are set to open in spring 2022, one in Long Beach and a second in another central location that will be finalized soon.