As Spring Market nears, the High Point Market Authority has announced it is closely monitoring updates on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including reports from the CDC, State Department, and World Health Organization. The HPMA is prepared to take additional precautions if they become necessary to keep all market guests safe during the April show.
HS Manufacturing, LLC (Hickory Springs), a division of Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company (HSM), and supplier of components for the furniture and bedding industries, has launched an e-commerce website to provide small-batch upholstery manufacturers the ability to quickly procure upholstery supplies with minimal hassle.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its PersonalizationMall.com business to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. for $252 million, subject to certain working capital and other adjustments.
Minnesota-based Acme Made, a brand in parent company The Airtex Group and provider of high-quality backpacks, totes and laptop sleeves, has announced its new collection of eco-friendly kids soft seating furniture.
Home furnishings and décor retailer Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR) has announced it has filed for bankruptcy and is seeking a sale of the company, according to a report from Reuters.
The Upholstered Furniture Action Council (UFAC), a long-running safety effort aimed at reducing residential upholstery fires caused by smoldering cigarettes, is set to launch an upgraded testing and consumer outreach program to certify upholstered furniture products as being free of the most widely used flame-retardant (FR) chemicals.
Mattress manufacturer Mlily USA has announced the launch of its first national advertising campaign, taking its message to the iHeartRadio airwaves during Presidents Day.