Home furnishings, electronics and appliance retailer Conn's Inc. has completed an expansion and extension of its asset-based loan facility with a syndicate of banks.
San Diego-based Jerome's Furniture moved into the Los Angeles market with its ninth store Thursday.
Home furnishings retailer Williams-Sonoma posted a 16 percent increase in third quarter profit, and same-store sales increased in all the company's brands.
Baker Odds & Ends, the "virtual outlet" of high-end vendor Baker Knapp & Tubbs, will launch a pop-up outlet event in High Point running the next four weekends.
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.
The North American Home Furnishings Association has opened nominations for its 2014 Retailer of the Year Awards.