Rent-to-own major Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) said it has eliminated 250 jobs at its Plano, Texas headquarters – about 25% of the workforce there – as part of its effort to reduce costs and return the company to profitability.
Case goods and upholstery resource Abbyson has expanded its Asian operational footprint with the opening of a new office in Vietnam.
Home Furnishings Business is putting together its editorial coverage for the Spring High Point Market issue, and has set a March 16 deadline for exhibitors to submit new product photos.
The Home Furnishings Association will hold its first-ever Home Furnishings Leadership Institute in June – a four-day program aimed at training future leaders in the furniture retail segment.
Canadian manufacturer Xcella has added a line of accessories to its portfolio and will showcase the new offering at the upcoming High Point Market taking place April 14-18.
Contemporary furniture store Jensen-Lewis has announced they are closing their Chelsea store location in New York City’s art district and consolidating into their Upper East end store, due to redevelopment plans for the Chelsea location by their landlord.
Fine Furniture Design has inked a licensing agreement with Esquire, an icon in the world of men’s fashion, culture and style, to launch the Esquire Home Collection at next month’s High Point Market.