Upholstery producer United Furniture Inds. is in the midst of expanding its operations in Winston-Salem and plans to create 200 new jobs and invest $5.2 million over the next three years.
Motion upholstery and recliner producer HomeStretch will add 60 jobs at its Nettleton, Miss., factory with a 60,000-square-foot expansion.
HFBusiness Now, the daily e-newsletter of Home Furnishings Business, will not publish on Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.
A Wisconsin board overseeing the state's job creation agency has approved a $6 million tax credit for Ashley Furniture Inds. The credit includes a condition that would allow the company to eliminate half of its Wisconsin workforce.
Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has filed for a $350 million initial public offering.
Hassell Franklin, chairman and CEO of motion upholstery supplier Franklin Corp., has been featured in a news series that spotlights Mississippi entrepreneurs.
Herman Miller knows times have changed, and it can no longer rely so heavily on selling office and institutional furniture to Fortune 1,000 companies and government agencies.