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Big Lots CEO Campisi Takes Medical Leave

Discount retailer Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) said President and CEO David Campisi has been placed on medical leave after he became ill on Friday shortly after the company’s quarterly earnings call with analysts.

Mark Fierek Named Chairman of Specialized Furniture Carriers

Mark Fierek of Manna Freight Systems in Mendota Heights, Minn., has been named 2018 chairman of the Specialized Furniture Carriers.

FastFact: Homeowners, Renters Exhibit Similar Mobility Patterns

The mobility patterns of homeowners and renters are very similar, with the vast majority of each group choosing to move within the same county, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey 2016.

Valdese Unveils Environmentally-Friendly Performance Fabric

U.S. textile producer Valdese Weavers is launching a new line of environmentally-friendly performance fabrics that uses a proprietary yarn platform that makes it suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Reich Named to New Sales Post at Resource Décor

Upper-end home furnishings distributor Resource Décor has named Jeddrey Reich to the new position of president of sales, Americas.

JBS Launches Expanded Leather Lineup at Showtime

Brazilian leather supplier JBS Couros has expanded its Authentic – Deep Into Nature collection for the furniture industry, and is featuring the line at this week’s Showtime fair in High Point, N.C.

Coleman Furniture Cracks Top 500 in Internet Retailer List

Long Island-based e-commerce retailer Coleman Furniture is ranked at number 481 in the latest “Internet Retailer Top 1000” published by Internet Retailer magazine.