After a dip in first quarter furniture and bedding sales this year, the furniture industry has picked up momentum in the third quarter, pushing sales up 5.7% over 2018 Q3, according to the proprietary market model from Impact Consulting, parent company of Home Furnishings Business.
West Elm and Pottery Barn Teen, members of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, have launched the West Elm x Pottery Barn Teen, the sister brands’ co-designed collection.
Elisabeth Leamy, a 13-time Emmy-award-winning journalist and consumer advocate, has been named the national campaign spokesperson for CertiPUR-US, a certification program for flexible polyurethane foam used in bedding and upholstered furniture.
After the pick-up of orders in July, new orders in August slipped 3% from August 2018 and 2% year-to-date, according to a report by the Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.
Textile resource American Silk Mills has announced that Jeffrey W. Smith joined the company as director of sales. Smith will report to CEO David Corbin.
N.J.-based Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) has received the Executive Women of New Jersey's (EWNJ) 2019 Corporate Board Gender Diversity Award in recognition of the company's impactful level of gender inclusion by having three or more women on its board of directors.
Simmons Beautyrest has announced the redesign of Beautyrest.com to improve the consumer mattress shopping experience.