The steady increase of furniture and home furnishings sales over the last 10 years has been slower to hit employees working in the stores, but in recent years many occupations have finally started to see an upturn in wage growth.
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) is set to host and co-host several events at the upcoming High Point Furniture Market.
Independent mattress manufacturer Blue Bell Mattress has named veteran apparel and textile executive Jill Kotowitz to the new position of director of product development.
Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International has relocated its High Point showroom to the Crown Mark building at 200 E. Green Drive for the October market, running Oct. 19 – 23.
Luxury outdoor resource Brown Jordan has announced that it received a total of six awards, including "Best in Show" for the Still Mobile Console Table + Serving Cart, at the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) Design Excellence Awards, during the recent Casual Market Chicago.
High-end furniture supplier Alden Parkes has announced its introductions for the upcoming October High Point Market, debuting four pieces finished in black—and a fifth in contrasting Glacial White.
The Home Furnishings Association (HFA), the trade association devoted specifically to the needs and interests of home furnishings retailers, will help steer the industry to focus on product safety at a conference in Colfax, N.C., Oct. 2-3. The event will include a retail panel with strong participation by Home Furnishings Association members.