The U.S. Department of Commerce has applied a preliminary duty rate of 216.01 percent on 2012 shipments of wood bedroom furniture from China.
Specialty home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) updated its expectations for its fourth quarter earnings saying weather disruptions have impacted store traffic throughout its network of stores.
Home furnishings supplier Schnadig International has promoted four executives at its Greensboro, N.C., headquarters.
Casual furniture supplier Agio-USA has named Doug DeFouw senior vice president of product design.
The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is lobbying a legislator to push for marketplace fairness for retailers.
A 17,000-square-foot Ethan Allen Design Center is in the works for Shenandoah, Texas, and is scheduled to open this fall.
Wilmington, Del.-based The Amish Mill, a home furnishings store, has been slapped with a $23,000 fine by the state attorney general for consumer fraud.