Despite predictions of a slower year-end, new orders in December rose 7% over December of 2017 and 6% for the entire 2018 year – up 4% from 2017, according to a report by the Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.
Shelly Ibach, president and CEO of Sleep Number (NASDAQ:SNBR) has been named Sleep Editor-at-Large for Thrive Global, the behavior change media and technology company founded and led by Arianna Huffington.
Houston, Texas-based retailer Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) has announced its expansion into the Montgomery, Alabama market, opening a Conn's HomePlus store in the Promenade shopping center, located at 2424 Eastern Blvd.
Mattress industry sales totaled $3.60 billion in the fourth quarter, a 2 percent jump over the same quarter in 2017, according to preliminary estimates from Impact Consulting Services’ proprietary industry model.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) will launch LaGrange, an addition to its Hill Country collection, at the April High Point Market.
Contemporary and lifestyle furniture resource Zuo has announced the opening of its first Zuo Gallery in Guatemala City.
South Texas retailer Luvill Furniture and Corsicana Mattress sales representative David Rubio were both top prize winners in the Las Vegas Market Sweepstakes, each pocketing $10,000.