The International Casual Furnishings Association will continue its fall webinar series on Wednesday, Nov. 20, with “Your Customer Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.”
Vertically integrated home furnishings retailer Ethan Allen reported net sales of $181.7 million for its fiscal 2014 first quarter, ended Sept. 30.
Rent-to-own retailer Aaron's has settled with the Federal Trade Commission charges that the retailer knowingly played a role in its franchisees' installation of spyware on rental computers in customers' homes.
Longtime industry veteran Tom Tilley has been named CEO of Councill, a subsidiary of Hancock & Moore. Tilley succeeds Carlton Mallory, who retired at the end of June with case goods and upholstery supplier Councill.
Fandeck, a specialist in technology tools for interior designers, has partnered with coatings vendor Sherwin Williams on a new residential designer app called Styledeck.
For the past decade, Art Van Elslander, one of the most powerful furniture retailers in the Midwest, stood by as a parade of storied Chicago chains, including John M. Smyth Co., Wickes Furniture Co. and Plunkett Furniture Co., nosedived into oblivion.
Ellen Gefen will be given the 2013 Luminary Award by the Carolinas Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association.