Tempur Sealy International (NYSE: TPX) said it has signed Japanese baseball legend and former New York Yankees star Hideki Matsui as spokesman for Tempur Japan.
Buoyed by a 23% increase in buyers who said they were shopping for casual and outdoor furniture at last month’s market, Las Vegas Market officials are backing a shift in the category’s product introduction cycle that would put more emphasis on its winter and summer shows.
Ikea Canada said it has been selected as one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes magazine for the third straight year.
Mattress Land, a mattress specialty chain with 22 stores in four western states, has struck a deal with Kingsdown to manufacture its private-label SleepFit line.
Furniture industry icon Art Van Elslander, founder of Art Van Furniture, died Monday at age 87.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said it plans to take a 15% stake in Easyhome, a Chinese furniture retailer that has 229 stores throughout the country.
Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift and home industries, raised more than $225,000 for Aids treatment and prevention at its annual “Party for Life” in New York City.