GE (NYSE: GE) filed for an initial public offer it of its North American retail finance business, which will operate under the name Synchrony Financial.
Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair is adding 170,000 square feet to its planned Boston headquarters.
Bekaert Textiles USA has merged its operations with Progressive Products Inc. to offer fabric and mattress and pillow protection under one umbrella.
Home furnishings retailer Ikea is moving forward with its plans to build a line of budget hotels throughout Europe.
Italian home furnishings supplier Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) has established a two-year business plan that sets objectives to regain market share, eliminate losses by the 2014 fourth quarter and return to profitability in 2015.
Belgian furniture supplier BuzziSpace will move its North American production headquarters to High Point.
E-commerce marketing solutions vendor MicroD will host another "VIP Roundtable" focused on how manufacturers and retailers can cooperate to leverage digital and e-commerce strategies to increase sales.