Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization, says its Party for Life event raised more than $185,000.
Art Van Furniture has hooked up with celebrity photographer Nigel Barker for the Warren, Mich.-based furniture retailer's 2014 Spring catalog.
The American Society of Furniture Designers has introduced a scholarship called touching lives by design merit scholarship.
Rug and home furnishings vendor Surya has partnered with Project Mala to support childhood development in Northern India.
Rent-to-own retailer Aaron's (NYSE: AAN) reported fourth-quarter 2013 sales of $553.9 million, a 2 percent decrease from the prior-year period.
Catherine Arkema has joined the Restonic Mattress Corp. marketing team as designer of record for the company.
Thirty-five members of home furnishings network Next Generation Now took part in the North American Home Furnishings Association's first Lunch with Leaders event, held at the recent Las Vegas Furniture Market.