Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports should grow 1.8 percent in December over the same month last year for an increase of 2.3 percent over 2012, according to the latest Global Port Tracker report.
City Furniture has opened its first Central Florida stores in time for the holiday shopping season, two showrooms at The Villages, an active adult community near Orlando.
Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has named Michael Fleisher chief financial officer.
U.S. consumers have been holding tight to their worn out sofas much longer than their grandparents and past generations did, laying the ground for a possible rebound in consumer spending as things start to wear out.
The former Furniture Brands CEO and CFO are requesting funds from a $15 million insurance policy to cover the costs of ongoing shareholder lawsuits.
Upholstery producer United Furniture Inds. plans to expand its storage space in Lexington, N.C. to meet increasing demand.
Home furnishings giant Ikea took nearly a decade to find the right location for its newly announced store set to open in St. Louis in 2015.