Ikea is launching a new robotic furniture system in partnership with Ori Living, a Boston-based robotic interiors company.
American Freight Furniture and Mattress opened its first Texas store in the northeast region last week. The new Tyler store is 20,000 square feet and is located at 305 N. Northwest Loop 323. The new store will create 8-12 new jobs.
Retailsystem, a cloud-based retail management software company for the home furnishings industry, has partnered with Furniture First National Buying Group to offer members an alternative to the legacy processes that many continue to use.
Gilles Pelletier has been named president and chief executive officer of the Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Association and the Canadian Furniture Show, succeeding Pierre Richard.
Four hundred metro Detroiters, whose lives were turned upside down when last month’s torrential downpours caused massive flooding in their homes, are sleeping easier thanks to Art Van Furniture and Tempur Sealy International. On Saturday, June 1, the Midwest furniture and mattress retailer joined with the bedding provider, donating $300,000 in new queen and twin mattresses to Dearborn Heights and metro Detroit residents hardest hit by the flooding in May.
The Home Furnishings Association is offering an Insights Experience in Cleveland, Ohio, August 14-15. The event will include workshops and other activities designed to help furniture retail storeowners and managers lead their businesses more effectively.
As a response to the popularity of the sustainable and elegant performance fabrics in itsBreathe by Milliken collection, Milliken Specialty Interiors has introduced a range of new fabrics, including a jacquard pattern and cotton-linen blends, at Showtime, which ends today, in High Point, N.C.