Bedding retailer Mattress Firm is considering filing bankruptcy and shutting down some of its 3,000 locations that are losing money, according to a report from Reuters.
Home furnishings retailer Ikea has announced the lease of additional warehouse space in Lakeland, FL to serve as a Customer Distribution Center, supporting the Tampa, Orlando and Miami markets.
Atlanta-based retailer Havertys (NYSE:HVT) has elected new board member G. Thomas Hough, who will also serve on the board’s audit committee.
Upholstery resource Fairfield has shared its philanthropic ventures over the summer. In its commitment to support the local community, the company worked with Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, aided the renovation of Bethel Colony of Mercy’s new women’s campus, made donations to West Lenoir and Valmead Elementary Schools, and participated in Relay for Life events.
E-commerce retailer Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) has announced that Niraj Shah, CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, will participate in a fireside chat at the Canaccord Genuity 38th Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston today, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m.
Latex foam producer Talalay Global has named Jennifer Costa, a marketing executive with extensive experience in brand management, integrated marketing campaigns and social media, to vp of marketing.
E.S. Kluft & Co., producer of luxury mattresses under the Kluft and Aireloom brand names, has named Juan Dionis to managing director and Dominick Azevedo to EVP of sales and marketing.