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Ikea to Add Fulfillment Center on Staten Island

Retail powerhouse Ikea said it has leased additional warehouse space in Staten Island, N.Y., to compliment the seven regional distribution centers that support its 47 U.S. stores.

Chris Henning Named to Sales, Marketing Post at Customatic

Mattress industry veteran Chris Henning has been named executive vice president of sales and marketing at Customatic Adjustable Bedz.

Markor Bolsters U.S. Footprint with Rowe, Jonathan Charles Acquisitions

Chinese manufacturer and retailer Markor Home Furnishings, whose U.S. holdings include A.R.T. Furniture and Caracole, has added custom upholstery maker Rowe Furniture and high-end occasional furniture producer Jonathan Charles to its portfolio.

Charity Poker Tournament Adds 3 Sponsors

Mattress industry supplier A. Lava & Son, adjustable bed resource Customatic, Janet Picket and Jim Ruwe have been added to the sponsor list for the 10th annual Ante4Autism charity poker tournament in Las Vegas.

Ikea, Alliance Data to Launch Co-Branded Credit Card

Retail powerhouse Ikea is set to launch a two-pronged credit card program in its U.S. stores that features a co-branded card with a rewards program that can be used for purchases at Ikea or other everyday items.

Vegas Market Adds 3 Mattress Exhibitors; 7 Others Expand

Bolstering its position as the major national bedding market, Las Vegas Market officials said three mattress companies are making their Las Vegas debut at this month’s show, while at least seven others are expanding their showrooms.

HFA, Next Generation Now Set 2 Events at Vegas Market

The Home Furnishings Assn. and its Next Generation Now group (NGN) are hosting a pair of events at this month’s Las Vegas Market that are aimed at future leaders and young professionals in the home furnishings industry.

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