Retail powerhouse Ikea announced that its Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Logistics provider XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) said second-quarter revenue rose 16 percent year-over-year to $4.36 billion, while net income increased 178 percent – jumping from $47.6 million to $137.5 million.
The Solution Partners division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has announced its 28th Annual Education Golf Tournament, scheduled for Sept. 12 at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory, N.C.
E-commerce mattress retailer DreamCloud Sleep has entered the furniture space with the launch of its DreamCloud Tufted Headboard and Frame.
Retailer Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) has partnered with VisionSpring, a non-profit that provides vision services and affordable eyewear, to help fund full vision services for at least 20,000 workers in developing areas of India and the Philippines. 9,765 workers have already been assisted for the initiative which runs through 2018.
In a rare opportunity for retailers, landlords and real estate investors, a total of 123 Toys R Us and Babies R Us owned and ground-leased properties in 29 states will be auctioned on August 13 - 14 in Manhattan, provided that qualified bids exceed a certain threshold by the deadline of Aug. 7.
Adjustable bed and sleep products manufacturer Customatic Technologies has updated its FeatherLite adjustable base.