Growing upholstery supplier United Furniture Inds. is in the running to buy a former Lane office and warehouse in Verona, Miss. United is bidding against Florida-based McCormick Drive LLC, a company whose business records list Ron Wanek, chairman of Ashley Furniture, as manager.
The Jordan Co., a New York-based middle-market private-equity fund, has signed an agreement to buy Ohio-based discount furniture retailer American Freight.
Elk Group International has acquired accent furniture and accessories manufacturer GuildMaster.
Furniture, accessories and electric fireplace vendor Twin-Star International has acquired Bell’O International Corp.
Bedding retailer Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) has completed its acquisition of Back to Bed, Bedding Experts and Mattress Barn.
Outdoor furniture supplier Brown Jordan International has acquired competing outdoor furniture vendor Tropitone Furniture Co.
ELK Group International has added another lighting brand with the acquisition of Alico Lighting.