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Bush Industries Purchased by Private Equity Firm

Jamestown, N.Y.-based Bush Industries, a manufacturer of furniture for homes, home offices, and small businesses for 60 years, has been purchased by Lorraine Capital, a Buffalo, N.Y., private equity firm, reports the The Buffalo News.

Herman Miller Acquires Interest in Hay

Herman Miller, Inc., the global designer and furniture manufacturer, announced it acquired a 33 percent equity interest in Nine United Denmark A/S (Hay) for $66 million.

Standard Furniture Acquires Albany Industries

Standard Furniture Manufacturing Company, LLC has acquired Albany Industries, Inc. to expand into the stationary upholstery market.

Southern Motion Acquires Fusion Furniture

Southern Motion, Inc., a domestic producer of upholstered motion furniture, has agreed to acquire Fusion Furniture, Inc., a domestic manufacturer of upholstered stationary furniture for the residential furniture market.

Sotheby’s Expands E-Commerce Program, Acquires Viyet

Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) has announced the acquisition of interior design online marketplace Viyet to strengthen their position in the market for vintage and antique furniture, and decorative objects and accessories.

FFO Home Acquires Furniture Liquidators, Mattresses and More

Arkansas-based retailer FFO Home, which operates 47 stores in seven states, said it has acquired Louisville, Ky.-based Service Furniture and Bedding, which operates 28 stores under the Furniture Liquidators and Mattresses and More banners.

Houzz Acquires Interior Design startup IvyMark 

Home remodeling and design platform Houzz has announced the acquisition of IvyMark, a startup that has built a business management tool and engaged community for interior designers and other home design companies.