West Coast dockworkers have ratified a three-year extension of their labor contract, bringing the prospect of uninterrupted work at West Coast ports until at least 2022.
Industry veteran Christine Pressley has been named to the newly-created post of operations manager for stationary upholstery producers Spectra Home and Palatial Furniture.
Protect-A-Bed, a supplier of mattress protectors, sleep accessories and finished mattresses, has unveiled a bed-in-a-box mattress that the company says is bed bug-proof.
The bedding industry managed a 2.3% sales gain in the second quarter, according to new data from Impact Consulting Services, parent company of Home Furnishings Business.
Man Wah Holdings, a Chinese upholstery and mattress producer, has acquired a 50% stake in European upholstery producer Home Group and its Fleming brand.
Mark Badgley and James Mischka, founders of iconic fashion label Badgley Mischka, will be featured speakers at WithIt’s biannual High Point Market Educational Breakfast presented by Myriad Software.
Ron Wanek, founder and chairman of Ashley Furniture Inds., has received the Nido R. Qubein Philanthropist of the Year Award from the National Speakers Assn.