Rent-to-own retailer Aaron's (NYSE: AAN) has acquired Progressive Finance Holdings, an online lease-to-own retailer, in a $700 million cash transaction.
Upholstery supplier Norwalk Furniture is dropping toxic flame-retardant chemicals from its products and the company's line will meet California's new flame smolder test.
Ron Leong has been named vice president of operations for adjustable bed supplier Reverie.
Kimberly Fisher has been named promoted to vice president of operations for Latex International.
Retailers who have at least one Boyd Specialty Sleep mattress on their floors now can have orders shipped directly to consumers under Boyd's new My Mattress Now program.
A coalition of fire safety and health groups has intervened to support the updated California furniture flammability regulations contained in Technical Bulletin 117.
Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' leading charitable organization, will honor home accessories vendor HomArt with the Gift For Life Industry Achievement Award.