Retailer Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) has partnered with VisionSpring, a non-profit that provides vision services and affordable eyewear, to help fund full vision services for at least 20,000 workers in developing areas of India and the Philippines. 9,765 workers have already been assisted for the initiative which runs through 2018.
In a rare opportunity for retailers, landlords and real estate investors, a total of 123 Toys R Us and Babies R Us owned and ground-leased properties in 29 states will be auctioned on August 13 - 14 in Manhattan, provided that qualified bids exceed a certain threshold by the deadline of Aug. 7.
Adjustable bed and sleep products manufacturer Customatic Technologies has updated its FeatherLite adjustable base.
Mattress manufacturer King Koil has announced the development of a three-model, power adjustable base program, offering a total sleep system to consumers.
Leather upholstery producers Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) and Kuka have announced the closing of their joint venture to expand Natuzzi’s retail network in China.
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has joined various design industry experts and exhibitors for its New Product Premiere program, focusing on new products being debuted at Fall Market, Oct. 13 -17. The program will give attendees a sneak peek of what to expect at the October show.
Specialty bedding producer Classic Brands has named former Delta Children executive Keith Bluestein to executive vp of merchandising and product development.