Retailer Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM), parent company of Pottery Barn, West Elm and several other retail formats, said third-quarter earnings edged up 2.8% to $71.3 million or 84 cents per share as its e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses continued to grow.
The International Textile Alliance, which organizes the twice-yearly Showtime fabric fair, is partnering with global creative agency Fashion Snoops to provide trend forecasting for its members.
Retailer software provider Storis said it shattered attendance records at its recent Client Conference, attracting more than 240 retailers for the three-day event.
Mantua Mfg., a producer and distributor of bed frames, adjustable beds, headboards and related products, has named Lisa Christmas senior vice president of sales and Eric Beebe director of alternate channel sales.
Vertically integrated Ethan Allen (NYSE: ETH) said its board of directors approved a special dividend of 31 cents per share, in addition to its regular quarterly dividend of 19 cents per share.
Retailer RH (NYSE: RH), formerly known as Restoration Hardware, has raised its revenue and adjusted net income projections for the third and fourth quarters of its fiscal year as the company continues to gain momentum from its new membership business model and a host of other initiatives.
High-end resource Theodore Alexander has named Gregory Heller to the newly created position of chief creative officer.