Upper-end outdoor furniture producer Gloster has promoted Pamela Clark to the new position of vice president of sales and marketing for Gloster America.
High-end outdoor furniture producer Castelle has signed a licensing agreement with North Carolina’s Biltmore House and will unveil its first licensed Biltmore collection at next month’s High Point Market.
Fabric supplier Culp Inc. (NYSE: CULP) said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Read Window Products, a producer of custom window treatments and other products for the hospitality and commercial markets.
Rent-to-own major Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) said it has eliminated 250 jobs at its Plano, Texas headquarters – about 25% of the workforce there – as part of its effort to reduce costs and return the company to profitability.
Case goods and upholstery resource Abbyson has expanded its Asian operational footprint with the opening of a new office in Vietnam.
Home Furnishings Business is putting together its editorial coverage for the Spring High Point Market issue, and has set a March 16 deadline for exhibitors to submit new product photos.
The Home Furnishings Association will hold its first-ever Home Furnishings Leadership Institute in June – a four-day program aimed at training future leaders in the furniture retail segment.