Durham Furniture announced it has renewed its licensing agreement with George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the landmark Fairfax County, Virginia, estate of George and Martha Washington.
Retailer Z Gallerie said it will build a 225,000 square-foot distribution center and customer service center in Lithia Springs, Ga., to service its stores in the southeastern United States and support future growth.
International Market Centers, owner of the World Market Center in Las Vegas and several major High Point Market showroom properties, has hired home furnishings industry veteran Janice Lassiter as director of home décor leasing.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council is sponsoring a Feb. 16 webinar focusing on the Responsible Down Standard, a voluntary global standard aimed at eliminating live-plucking and force-feeding of animals in the down and feather supply chain.
A slowdown in Gross Domestic Product growth and employment growth has contributed to lackluster furniture sales -- particularly in the third quarter of 2016 -- according to data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn. will honor Ashley Furniture executive Kerry Lebensburger, Nebraska Furniture Mart CEO Irv Blumkin, and former IHFRA President Mike Root at its annual awards gala during the April High Point Market.
North Carolina artist Bob Timberlake and Century Furniture have designed a special anniversary edition furniture piece to help celebrate Timberlake’s 80th birthday.