The furniture industry rises and falls with the housing market, and lately most sofa and dresser makers have been buoyed by the uptick in home sales.
Furniture Brands International is the notable exception. The Clayton-based company has lost money every year since 2007, and analysts don't see it turning around before 2015.
Seven Indonesian furniture manufacturers will exhibit in the Indonesian Pavilion at the July 29-August 2 Las Vegas Furniture Market.
ZZZest, an Alpine, Utah-based mattress manufacturer, will debut at the July 29-August 2 Las Vegas Furniture Market.
Specialty bedding retailer Select Comfort (NASDAQ: SCSS) reported net income of $9.9 million in the second quarter ended June 29, a 42 percent decrease from the nearly $17 million net income in the same quarter last year.
Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea is considering a third store in Israel, this time in Ramallah in the West Bank.
Chairish, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of furniture and home decor, has raised $3.2 million in seed funding, it was announced Thursday.