The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) has announced its call for entries for the 24th Annual Pinnacle Awards set for October 29 at High Point University. ISFD has expanded categories to reflect the entire home furnishings industry.
Three retailers joined the Furniture First buying group during the month of April. Key Home Furnishings in Lake Oswego, Oregon received approval just prior to last month’s High Point Market. Quarles Furniture in Bolivar, Missouri and Groen’s Fine Furniture in Dyer, Indiana were both approved in a board meeting last week.
Calif.-based Diamond Mattress, a producer of omnichannel sleep products, has acquired Texas-based Royal Sleep, expanding its production and shipping capabilities.
Art Van Furniture has extended its employee family purchase pricing to metro Detroit, Michigan residents who are experiencing devastating water damage due to this week’s heavy rain and flooding. Pricing began May 2 through the Art Van Furniture and Mattress Emergency Flood Relief Program.
Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has announced an in-store cyber pop-up shop in The Colony, Texas location from May 11 – July 31. Accentric Home will present its latest line of online-exclusive furniture and accessories to be showcased in the store for NFM shoppers wanting to see and touch before shopping online.
Hooker Furniture Corporation (NASDAQ:HOFT) has announced that Alex Reeves has been named president of the company’s Sam Moore division, a Bedford, Va.-based manufacturer of fashion upholstery specializing in fabric-to-frame customization.
After unexpected increases in January, new orders fell 5% in February from February 2018, according to a report by Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm. This decline reduced year-to-date new orders to an increase of 1% over the first two months of last year.