The Piedmont Furniture Club, a division of the Virginia/Carolinas chapter of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association, will hold a seminar on e-commerce Dec. 11.
Long-time executive director of the American Society of Furniture Designers Christine Evans has retired, and the organization has changed its leadership.
Furniture sales gave overall retail sales a bump last month. The industry's sales jumped 1 percent in October, and that's on top of a 0.7 percent jump in September.
Home furnishings giant La-Z-Boy (NYSE: LZB) posted second quarter net income of $16.7 million, up from $6.6 million for the same quarter last year.
Dan Kennedy will succeed Joseph Hill as president and COO of case goods vendor Wynwood Furniture when Hill retires Feb. 6.
Bedding vendor Kingsdown has launched a new partnership with Malaysian bedding producer Far East Foam Industries to manufacture and market several Kingsdown lines in Malaysia and Singapore.
The North American Home Furnishings Association has opened nominations for its 2014 Retailer of the Year Awards.