Bob’s Discount Furniture was recently recognized as a leader in sustainability by both the environmental-impact non-profit Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).
Rent-to-own major Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of C/C Financial Corp d/b/a Merchants Preferred, a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services. The transaction is expected to accelerate Rent-A-Center’s virtual rent-to-own growth.
Contemporary furniture retailer Scandinavian Designs has announced its new Kids + Teen Collection.
Mattress producer and retailer Brooklyn Bedding has announced the launch of the EcoSleep Hybrid Mattress, a sustainable and flippable sleep solution, handcrafted in the U.S., with a starting price point of $899.
Business of Home (BOH), a leading news publication for the home industry has partnered with the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) to present the first-ever Future of Home conference, Sept 9-10, in New York City.
Young design team MUT from Valencia, Spain, has been nominated by Koelnmesse to create “Das Haus 2020” as the guest of honor. The Spaniards’ design addresses the possibilities for a retreat that can be sustainably combined with outdoor living.
Trade Linker Int’l Inc., one of the largest distributors of home textiles in the world, has expanded its partnership with kathy ireland Worldwide (kiWW) to include a line of comforter sets, blankets, and throws. The new line will feature rich patterns from contemporary and modern looks as well as more traditional patterns to suit any bedroom and will coordinate with the current kathy ireland line of sheet sets, pillowcases and separates.