For the past decade, Art Van Elslander, one of the most powerful furniture retailers in the Midwest, stood by as a parade of storied Chicago chains, including John M. Smyth Co., Wickes Furniture Co. and Plunkett Furniture Co., nosedived into oblivion.
Online furniture retailer Wayfair has named Michael Fleisher, former group vice chairman for Warner Music Group, CFO, a step toward a possible initial public offering late next year or early 2015, said Niraj Shah, Wayfair CEO.
Ready-to-assemble supplier Sauder Woodworking Co. has refocused its business to capture a new generation of customers with an updated, contemporary logo, new packaging and redesigned digital platforms for a better online experience.
Home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR) has put into effect a $200 million share repurchase program.
Impact Consulting Services and The Furniture Training Company (FTC) announce today a strategic alliance agreement whereby Impact Consulting will offer the full range of FTC online furniture and mattress sales training programs and services to industry retailers and manufacturers.
Home décor supplier Surya has teamed up with interior designer Brian Gluckstein's GlucksteinHome for an exclusive line of rugs.
Rug and home furnishings supplier Surya will showcase a line of rugs from Belgian-based design firm Papilio at the High Point Market.