Bob’s Discount Furniture has announced that Bill Barton has been appointed president and CEO. Barton will succeed Ted English, who has been serving as Interim CEO since June, effective Nov. 3. English will continue in his role as executive chairman and will remain actively involved with the company.
Leather upholstery producer Kuka Home has announced expansion of its product assortment and is now selling through new channels.
Transportation powerhouse XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) has announced that it has been named the official transportation partner for all Susan G. Komen 3-Day fundraising walks in 2021, marking a significant expansion of XPO's partnership with nonprofit breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen.
Domestic upholstery producer Sam Moore, a division of Hooker Furniture, is entering the occasional table category this week at High Point Market. The Cocktails & More program offers custom finishing, upholstery and nail head trim options on eight upholstered cocktail tables, each of which include cocktail trays and casters.
Arhaus, the family-owned and operated home furnishings retailer with more than 70 locations across the country, introduces Arhaus Studio. The first-of-its-kind concept store will open in Carmel, CA on October 9, marking the retailer's new strategy and approach to bringing Arhaus into the heart of luxury communities.
Advancing the textile industries through the promotion of education, networking and collaboration year-round, the International Textile Alliance is launching a major, dual-city initative to connect wholesale fabric, leather, and trim suppliers with buyers during its bi-annual Showtime Textiles show in November.
WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, has announced the nominees for the 2020 WOW Awards. Due to the pandemic and uncertainty about safe gatherings, the board of directors has postponed the gala celebrating the WOW Awards until Friday, April 16, 2021. Finalists and recipients will be celebrated during a small gathering. The 2021 WOW Awards gala will return to celebrate 2020 and 2021 recipients Friday, October 16, 2021.