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Furniture First Holds Townhall Calls, Announces 3 New Members

Cooperative buying group Furniture First has announced the addition of three new retailers as it works to help all members stay connected during COVID-19 closures with a series of townhall calls. New members include Fiesta Furniture in Scottsdale, Arizona, Higdon Furniture in Paducah, Kentucky and Moore’s Furniture in Cleveland, Texas.

La-Z-Boy Releases Action Plan for COVID-19

La-Z-Boy Inc. (NYSE: LZB) has announced its response to the COVID-19 crisis. The company is taking the following actions based on its on-going assessment of the accelerating spread of the coronavirus and to ensure the well-being of its employees and their families, its customers and the communities where it operates:  

Best Home Furnishings Announces COVID-19 Paid Leave Policy

Family-owned upholstery major Best Home Furnishings has announced it is implementing a new COVID-19 Paid Leave Policy to assist employees with the impact of this crisis, effective March 30.  

Precision Textiles to Donate Medical-Grade Mattress Encasements to NJ Hospital

Totowa, N.J.-based Precision Textiles, a leading supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, is donating enough level four, medical-grade mattress encasements to meet the current need of a New Jersey hospital.

ICFA Releases COVID-19 Survey Results

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has released the results of its member survey fielded last week for the trade group by research firm Industry Insights. Members are expressing deep concerns about the effect the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic will have on their businesses this year.

Contemporary Design Group Pulls Resources Together in Response to COVID-19

The Contemporary Design Group, a national association of independent home furnishings showrooms, has issued a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From financial planning to freight management to customer outreach; CDG retailers are putting their heads together to figure out how to weather the storm. 

Bedgear Donates Medical Supplies to New York Hospitals, Nursing Homes and First Responders

Mattress and sleep accessories producer Bedgear has announced it is manufacturing KN95 respirators, surgical face masks and disposable scrubs and will be distributing tens of thousands of them in the coming weeks to New York hospitals, nursing homes and First Responders based on Long Island.