Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) has named Jim Miller as its chief technology officer, making permanent a role he has held on an interim basis since August 2019. As CTO, Miller will continue to provide strategic direction and leadership for the rapid scaling of the company’s tech operations.
The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has announced that John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, will headline the 2020 Induction Celebration on October 18, during the Fall High Point Market.
Steelyard, the largest digital product sourcing platform for professional interior designers, is reporting positive news from the designers and furnishings makers they serve.
The American Mattress Alliance (AMA) has announced that retail sales are listed as a top profession hurt by the coronavirus, according the U.S. News & World Report. Industry reports show that between the home furnishings and mattress industries, more than 45,000 businesses are hanging in the balance—with more than 256,000 jobs threatened.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) has announced that Adrian Bellamy will retire as chair of the board of directors, effective June 3. The board has appointed Scott Dahnke to succeed Bellamy as the new chair.
Upholstery producer Norwalk Furniture is launching a series of digital marketing tools developed to aid its customers with browsing, designing and placing orders of its extensive customizable product line.
Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International has announced it will launch a national advertising campaign in the May issue of Architectural Digest, hoping to boost the profile of its ultra-premium Chittenden & Eastman Tiffany Collection. The campaign is designed to coincide with Better Sleep Month in May.