Consumer confidence inched up for the fourth consecutive month this month, according to the the University of Michigan’s most recent Surveys of Consumers.
Sales at furniture stores climbed 0.9 percent last month despite the slide in overall retail sales.
Los Angeles interior designer Jeff Andrews has teamed up with Wayfair (NYSE: W) to offer his first direct-to-consumer product line, Glazed, a wallpaper collection with Astek Wallcovering.
Danish RTA supplier Tvilum is setting up a production facility in Poland to meet increased global demand.
Investment firm Long Point Capital has partnered with the management of Corsicana Bedding to recapitalize the company.
Furniture industry veteran Leslie “Les” Flippo has died. He was 86.
Software provider AMP has added two furniture suppliers to its stable of partners.