Slumberland Furniture has announced the scheduled opening of a new store location in Peoria, Illinois for May 2021. The premier regional furniture retailer will occupy a 50,000 sq. ft. space at the Levee District, in the former location of Gordmans, adding to the 120 other corporate and franchise-owned locations Slumberland operates.
Mattress manufacturer Spring Air International has announced it is partnering with Mattress Firm on a program that will test-market four models from its Nature’s Rest brand in Mattress Firm stores on the West Coast and East Coast. The test is expected to bring increased exposure to the natural bedding brand as the company seeks to extend its reach in key market areas.
Southerland Transport, a wholly-owned company of mattress manufacturer, Southerland, is expanding the number of trucks in its fleet and updating the technology in those vehicles to improve customer service and give their drivers a better work experience. Over the past few months, 14 new trucks have been added to the fleet, bringing its total number to 51.
The National Retail Federation has issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 6.5% and 8.2% to more than $4.33 trillion in 2021 as more individuals get vaccinated and the economy reopens.
Parent company of Century Furniture and Hancock and Moore, Rock House Farm Family of Brands (RHF Investments Inc.), has entered into an agreement to acquire the Case Goods “Design Library” (IP) from Marge Carson.
Steinreich Communications Group, an international public relations firm that has numerous furniture and mattress industry clients, has appointed Jane Chero as senior vice president and leader of its Home Furnishings Practice.
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE: TPX) has announced its new expanded Sealy mattress portfolio.