The Texas-based Children At Risk Foundation has honored Mattress Firm President and CEO Ken Murphy with its Accolades Award to recognize the work the retailer has done with foster children.
An art auction organized by bedding accessories producer Malouf raised $41,314 for the Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse.
Struggling rent-to-own operator Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) said Chairman Steven Pepper resigned after the board of directors voted to “explore strategic and financial alternatives” that could include the sale of the company.
Full-line importer Furniture of America will become one of the largest Las Vegas Market exhibitors when it opens a 70,000 square-foot showroom in time for the upcoming Winter Market.
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn. has set a Nov. 10 deadline for nominations for its Rising Star and Legacy Rep awards that will be presented at group’s annual awards gala during the April High Point Market.
Organizers of the All-American Furniture Expo said the show will return to the York Convention Center in York, Pa., in 2018. Show dates are Aug. 15-16.
Consumer spending on furniture totaled $109.7 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.