The Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN) and Belk partnership, a store-within-a-store pilot, have launched in five Belk locations under the name "Conn's x Belk." The new store format provides Belk customers with access to Conn's complementary home product categories and white-glove, next-day delivery.
The 49th China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou) was held in two phases, July 17 – 20 and July 26 – 29, at the Canton Fair Complex in Guangzhou Pazhou, occupying a total of 510,000 square metres of exhibition space, welcoming over 2,500 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions and 139,574 high-quality trade visitors, and staging 8 thematic exhibitions along with over 130 conferences and forums.
Monica Edwards, who has guided the growth of brands like Vera Bradley and Drexel Heritage, has joined Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., an international public relations firm, as senior vice president and head of its Lifestyle Brands practice.
Mattress manufacturer Mlily USA has announced its plans to begin U.S. production on two new mattress collections introduced at the recent Las Vegas Market and expects to start shipping this fall. The company said its strategy to address back health and value-driven sleep products resonated with retail buyers.
Effective November 23, 2023, the CertiPUR-US foam certification program has announced it will not certify foams submitted for certification that contain stannous octoate (CAS: 301-10-0), a tin catalyst that can be used in the production of flexible polyurethane foam.
Conn's HomePlus (NASDAQ: CONN) has announced its expansion with Florida, opening a new location in Pinellas Park on July 29. Located at The Shoppes at Park Place on 7300 US Hwy 19 North, Pinellas Park, Florida, the new 40,000 square foot location will open its doors on Friday, July 29, 2022.
XPO Logistics has announced that Mario Harik will succeed Brad Jacobs as chief executive officer of XPO and join the board of directors following XPO’s planned spin-off of its tech-enabled brokerage platform in the fourth quarter. Jacobs will remain with XPO as executive chairman, and will become non-executive chairman of the spin-off.