West Coast mattress producer Pleasant Mattress has named Michael Stype as its new director of quality and compliance.
In the final installment of a series of factoids addressing the rise of e-commerce in furniture manufacturing and the merchant wholesale trade, we highlight a U.S. Census Bureau study that tracked e-commerce sales by merchant wholesalers (distributors, jobbers, drop shippers, import/export merchants and like) and MSBOs, or manufacturers sales branches and offices.
Specialized furniture carrier SunBelt Xpress has acquired Northwest Furniture Express, which services furniture accounts in the Pacific Northwest and parts of western Canada.
RH, also known as Restoration Hardware Holdings (RH) has launched a fully integrated design platform called RH Interior Design, a concierge-level program the retailer said “inspires customers to imagine the infinite potential of a blank canvas and make their dream space a reality.”
Furniture First, a home furnishings and mattress buying group, has launched an online portal for its approved supplier partners to sign up to sponsor the buying group’s annual symposium, which takes place May 15-17 in Phoenix at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.
E-commerce retailer Overstock.com (OSTK) said third-quarter revenue rose 12.9%, but its net loss widened due largely to losses in its business unit that’s promoting Bitcoin technology.
San Diego-based retailer Jerome’s Furniture has hired Kevin Bligh as its new chief operating officer.