Scott Perry Baronofsky, the director of digital marketing for bedding producer Eclipse International, died Saturday, April 18, from complications of the coronavirus. He was 60.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced a survey of 200,000+ home furnishings, gift and apparel buyers that will result in a real-time representation of the state of the industry during the COVID-19 crisis.
Sustainable outdoor furniture manufacturer Polywood is marking today’s 50th anniversary of Earth Day by restating its commitment to turn one million pounds of ocean-bound plastic into furniture by 2021 and encouraging its customers to take an active role in protecting the planet.
Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) has named Jim Miller as its chief technology officer, making permanent a role he has held on an interim basis since August 2019. As CTO, Miller will continue to provide strategic direction and leadership for the rapid scaling of the company’s tech operations.
The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has announced that John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, will headline the 2020 Induction Celebration on October 18, during the Fall High Point Market.
Steelyard, the largest digital product sourcing platform for professional interior designers, is reporting positive news from the designers and furnishings makers they serve.
The American Mattress Alliance (AMA) has announced that retail sales are listed as a top profession hurt by the coronavirus, according the U.S. News & World Report. Industry reports show that between the home furnishings and mattress industries, more than 45,000 businesses are hanging in the balance—with more than 256,000 jobs threatened.