John E. “Jeb” Bassett, chief operating officer/SVP of Bassett Furniture Industries in Bassett, Va., was elected 2020 chair of the American Home Furnishings Alliance board of directors during its 2019 Annual Meeting in Miami, Fla., on October 31.
Logistics provider XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) has been named to the 2019 Freight.Tech 25 list of most technologically disruptive companies in the North American transportation industry.
Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization, has announced that tickets and sponsorships are now available for its 28th annual fundraiser, Party for Life, to be held for the first time in Atlanta on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Fiber-Seal, a source for fabric protection and furniture protection, has announced it has received UL Greenguard Gold Certification.
During the next five years, over 20 million consumers tagged as Generation Z will pour into young-adult status with the leading edge surpassing the age of 21 this year. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Statistics, Generation Z comes from more affluent families, are less likely to have held a job before entering the workforce, and are on their way to becoming the most college-educated generation.
During its semi- annual board of directors meeting, Furniture First, a national and mattress buying group, dedicated trees in memory of three late board members.
Mattress producer Mlily USA has announced its partnership with former sleep doctor to the Manchester United soccer team, Dr. Robin Thorpe, to develop new mattresses and serve as an ambassador for the brand.