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Precision Textiles Develops First Hygienic Upholstery Testing Kit

Precision Textiles, a leading supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, has developed a hygienic upholstery testing kit designed to keep customers safe while they shop.

XPO Receives Fortune 500 No. 1 Ranking in Transportation and Logistics for 4th Year 

Global Logistics provider XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) has ranked No. 1 in the Fortune 500 category of transportation and logistics for the fourth straight year, as announced by Fortune magazine on May 19. The company ranks No. 196 on the Fortune 500 overall, based on 2019 revenue of $16.6 billion.

Southerland Develops 5-point Safety Plan for Retailers

As the nation resumes business, independent sleep products manufacturer Southerland has announced a five-point retailer safety plan that addresses store and warehouse sanitation, employee wellness checks, required use of masks, proper social distancing and additional regulations for delivery drivers.

HFA Asks Congress to Provide More Help for Furniture Retailers

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) has asked congressional leaders to provide more help for the furniture retail industry.

Classic Brands Responds to ITC Determination in Anti-Dumping Battle

Specialty bedding producer Classic Brands has issued the following statement in response to the affirmative preliminary determination made by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) regarding the antidumping investigation on mattress imports from Cambodia, Indonesia,  Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam: 

ICFA Releases Third COVID-19 Survey Results

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has released the results of its latest survey conducted by Industry Insights, showing the mounting financial pressures and frustrations felt by members as the pandemic grinds on through what should be the industry’s prime selling season.

IMC Shifts Atlanta Market and Vegas Market into August

Following a comprehensive survey of its universe of gift and home furnishings buyers and suppliers, International Market Centers (IMC) has announced updates to its summer 2020 markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas. IMC is postponing both markets until August, with Atlanta Market now running August 13 – 18 and Las Vegas Market running August 30 – September 3.

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