The Natuzzi Group has disclosed the key details of its plan to re‐organise the company, a matter which is being discussed by the group, the Italian industry and labor unions. It entails an investment of €190m aimed at adopting a new lean production processes, entering the bedroom furniture market and launching a new range of ergonomic armchairs.
Carolina Mattress Guild owners Neal and Kathy Grigg have teamed with Eric Hinshaw to form Carolina Knights, a new luxury division of CMG.
Three retailers have joined the Furniture First buying group-Koerner Furniture, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Quality Furniture Co., Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and Sweat's Furniture, Brunswick, Ga.
Lighting vendor Pacific Coast Lighting has extended its partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide.
Universal Furniture will continue to work with cooking celebrity Paula Deen on the company's Paula Deen Home Collection.
Upholstery supplier CR Laine Furniture has begun construction to expand its facilities by 42,000 square feet. The expansion will accommodate the company's growth.
PureCare by Fabrictech has signed an exclusive, multi-year distributorship arrangement with Zucora Inc. to boost its presence in Canada.