Paula Deen Ventures, a newly formed company, is getting a cash infusion of between $75 million and $100 million from Najafi Cos., a private-equity company owned by the owner of BMG Music Service and the Book-of-the-Month Club.
Office supplies retailer Staples and the Professional Golf Association have each committed to making donations to the City of Hope, and it's easy to participate.
Boston-based Wayfair.com has named James Savarese chief operating officer.
Sergei Tashlikowich has been named president and CEO of Wholesale Furniture Brokers, an online, direct-from-manufacturers seller.
Bedding supplier Therapedic International has kicked off its social and new media strategy to build brand and product awareness among consumers and within the furniture industry.
Thomasville Home Furnishings of N.J. plans to close two of its six locations. A store-closing sale will kick off Saturday.
Packaging and marketing services provider Wright Global Graphics Solutions has invested more than $3 million in new state-of-the-art equipment to bring new services to its client base.