Harden Furniture, which abruptly shut down last week after the company’s sale at a foreclosure auction, plans to restart production on a limited basis, according to several media reports.
Mill Village Collective, a group of design-forward exhibitors, specialty producers and custom furniture manufacturers that began exhibiting during the High Point Market last year, will move their “show within a show” to the historic Union Square building for the April market.
Lifestyle furniture and décor resource Zuo has overhauled its Miami showroom, highlighting its new Zuo Décor division and adding a series of vignettes for its indoor and outdoor furniture collections.
Rent-to-own operator Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) said it has entered into a “cooperation agreement” with activist shareholder Engaged Capital and will support the shareholder’s nominee for a seat on the board of directors at the 2018 annual meeting.
High-end casual furniture producer Castelle has launched a custom draping tool that allows consumers and dealers to customize pieces from its line in virtual and printed formats.
A robust December powered fourth-quarter furniture and bedding sales to a 6.3% gain over the final quarter of 2016, according to the proprietary market model from Impact Consulting, parent company of Home Furnishings Business.
Direct-to-consumer mattress producer Purple has become a publicly-traded company following completion of its merger with Global Partner Acquisition Corp.