Specialty bedding manufacturer Classic Brands has issued the following statement in response to the decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to initiate antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations related to the importation of mattresses from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
Partnering with distillery Ole Smoky Moonshine, mattress manufacturer Mlily USA is donating 75 gallons of medical-grade hand sanitizer to three different hospital networks in Eastern Tennessee and in South Carolina to help healthcare workers in the battle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that its signature TrendWatch program – typically presented live at the Spring 2020 High Point Market – will now be presented as a series of free, half-hour CEU-accredited webinars on April 29, May 13 and May 27. The series will preview the three Spring 2020 TrendWatch trends – MEADOW, AVIARY and PENTHOUSE – through a live online presentation and “flip-books” showcasing products reflective of each theme.
Due to the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio-based Norwalk Furniture has shifted its production from custom upholstered furniture to sewing protective facemasks and medical gowns for local hospitals and healthcare personnel. Efforts began this month at its 440,000-square-foot facility.
VA-based custom upholstery specialist Sam Moore Furniture has launched its “Search for Vintage Sam Moore” social media contest in honor of its 80-year anniversary. Using the hashtag #80MooreYears, the contest is part of a broader social media campaign that will highlight significant milestones and feature a variety of historical photos, including the vintage chairs.
Universal Furniture’s big introduction this Spring is Getaway, a new collection with Coastal Living. Literally defined as “a place suitable for a vacation,” Getaway lives up to the description with furnishings that elicit the feeling of being on island time.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced a survey of 200,000+ home furnishings, gift and apparel buyers that will result in a real-time representation of the state of the industry during the COVID-19 crisis.