Then, there was one. One bidder for Furniture Brands International's assets in the company's bankruptcy auction originally set for today. The auction has been cancelled because only one qualified bid was received by yesterday's deadline.
Home furnishings retailer Williams-Sonoma posted a 16 percent increase in third quarter profit, and same-store sales increased in all the company's brands.
A documentary on chemicals in upholstery that is set to air next week on HBO was recently shown at the Napa Valley Film Festival. Here's an interview with the film's directors and their take on flame retardant chemicals in furniture.
Baker Odds & Ends, the "virtual outlet" of high-end vendor Baker Knapp & Tubbs, will launch a pop-up outlet event in High Point running the next four weekends.
The Piedmont Furniture Club, a division of the Virginia/Carolinas chapter of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association, will hold a seminar on e-commerce Dec. 11.
High-end furniture manufacturer Theodore Alexander is collaborating with New York-based designer Jamie Drake to launch a new line of distinctive home furnishings.