A High Point furniture company is preparing to shut its doors after nearly 50 years in business.
New details about a proposed economic development project suggest that United Furniture Industries may be expanding once again.
Sears Canada is closing five of its stores, including its Toronto flagship, as part of a $400-million deal. The retailer plans to sell leases of the five stores to a mall operator.
Home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware will open a $22 million, 865,000-square-foot distribution and call center in Grand Prairie, Texas, today. The facility will serve as the company's Southwest regional distribution hub and fulfillment center.
Target announced Monday that it will open 33 more stores in Canada next month, bringing the total number of Canadian stores opened this year to 124.
There is the RH catalog or "source book," thicker than the September issue of Vogue. There is the hillside home in Belvedere, where everything is beautiful, symmetrical and in pairs - right down to the framed pictures of twin daughters. Then there is the man behind the catalog and home, Restoration Hardware's poster boy and creative force himself, Gary Friedman, 56, in a T-shirt, artfully distressed jeans, belt, boots and leather wristbands.
Upholstered furniture supplier England Inc. is marking its 50th anniversary by expanding its New Tazewell, Tenn., factory. The expansion will add 300 employees over the next five years.