Amazon is planning a bigger push into furniture and appliances with the construction of four large warehouses that will allow it to improve logistics and delivery of the bulky items and compete with the likes of Wayfair, according to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.
Upholstery and case good resource Flexsteel Inds. (NASDAQ: FLXS) said it has reached tentative agreements with the city of Dubuque, Iowa, and Dubuque County on an incentive package that will allow the company to replace its factory in Dubuque.
Mattress brand Stearns & Foster and Jonathan Scott, one of television's most recognized home design experts and co-star of the “Property Brothers” show on HGTV, are teaming up again to promote the brand’s Estate and Reserve Collections, which bring a premium look and feel to the master bedroom suite.
Moving forward with an ambitious international expansion plan, mattress producer Kingsdown Inc. said it soon will have 83 company branded stores in 58 cities in China.
Wayfair Inc. has announced the expansion of its outdoor offering at Wayfair.com to include a selection of dining sets, fire pits, hammocks, outdoor lighting and flooring, offering one and two-day shipping on many of the items.
Russell Batson, a former executive with the American Home Furnishings Alliance, has been named associate director of the Polyurethane Foam Assn.
Serta Simmons Bedding, which currently has more than 500 employees in four locations, said it will consolidate the offices into a single corporate headquarters site in Atlanta in 2019.