Home specialty retailer Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) has announced plans to close its U.S. stores on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020.
Leading software solution provider Storis has just released version 10.4 of its software platform packed with significant enhancements across a spectrum of functional areas. Resource efficiency is a common thread of the new features, from warehouse operations to inventory allocation and margin control.
Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT) is celebrating the 10th anniversary if its Melange collection and will continue its emphasis and expansion with 45 new pieces ready to debut at the Fall High Point Market. The globally inspired, eclectic collection of one-of-a-kind artistic accent pieces has been a top performer for the company, resulting in retail sales of more than $250 million dollars to date.
For the 27th year, Las Vegas-based Walker Furniture’s “Home for The Holidays” program is assisting individuals and families in need in Clark County. Walker Furniture is once again seeking nomination letters from the community through Dec. 9, 2020. The search will provide 35 recipients with an entire houseful of new furniture.
Mattress manufacturer Southerland has refined its Wake Up Well Campaign in a move designed to help its independent retailers tap into the national trend of sleep being the newest “fitness” craze. The program is designed to arm RSAs with tools to engage consumers shopping for sleep products, including strategies to help improve sleep, building brand awareness and delivering important information about the company’s broad family of brands.
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA), and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), have announced a rebrand of the popular Design Viewpoints Series (DVS) educational seminars, as well as its upcoming Fall Market virtual schedule. Now titled ASID Learn x Design, attendees can earn up to 3 IDCEC-approved continuing education units (CEUs) through this program.
As many industry events have been canceled, rescheduled or scaled back, WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, has worked hard to keep its members engaged online in 2020. To that end the group recently launched a new fundraising raffle to help support its mission.