Donning a cowboy hat and strumming a ukulele, Warren Buffett wowed a crowd gathered to kick off the Live Big Benefit for Cancer Support Community at the newly opened Nebraska Furniture Mart in Texas.
Lifestyle home furnishings retailer Pier 1 (NYSE: PIR) posted net income of $33.1 million for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 28 compared to net income of $42.6 million in the same quarter last year.
Bassett Furniture Inds. (NASDAQ: BSET) posted net income of $6 million for the first quarter ended Feb. 28 compared to $843,000 for same period last year.
Stanley Furniture (NASDAQ: STLY) expects to post flat first sales and an operating loss for the first quarter.
International Market Centers has named Rhonda Jackson director of furniture leasing for High Point and Laura Price leasing manager of Salon.
Hugh Landes has been named vice president of sales for North America for luxury bedding supplier Vispring.
Bedding retailer Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) has set the price of $67.31 per share for more than 1.5 million shares of common stock to be sold by certain stockholders, some of whom are management or otherwise affiliated with directors of the company.