Consumer spending on furniture increased 7% last year, outpacing the growth of all other broad home furnishings goods categories with $114.6 billion in sales, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The 44th edition of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), set for Sept. 8-11 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, is expected to welcome over 150,000 attendees from 200 countries and areas.
Maureen Coffey, the daughter of the founder of Latex Foam Products, predecessor to Talalay Global, has rejoined the company in the newly created position of director of international sales.
Bob’s Discount Furniture recently celebrated its continued partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, by having students from Mount St. Joseph Academy in Flourtown, Pa. bring their fundraising-stand to the Philadelphia Eagles training camp.
Bob Mills Furniture has partnered with Blue Ridge Global to enhance forecasting capabilities, manage variable lead times, reduce overstocks and automate inventory across its nine locations in Oklahoma and Texas.
High-end outdoor furniture resource OW Lee has appointed Shaun Loewen as its new independent sales rep for Canada.