Mona Delia and Candy Baker have joined the High Point Market Authority as vice president of communications and director of industry sales and promotions, respectively, for High Point Furniture Market.
Interior designer Shannon Growney has joined the in-house design team at furniture retailer Scott Shuptrine Interiors' Grand Rapids, Mi., gallery.
Bassett Furniture Inds. (NASDAQ: BSET) has increased its regular quarterly dividend by 20 percent.
The 2013 Bob's Furniture Golf Outing, an annual event hosted by Bob's Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and Planned Furniture Promotions, raised a record-breaking $515,000 for charity this week.
The Retailer Resource Center has relocated to Building B of the World Market Center for the upcoming Las Vegas Market.
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.