Home furnishings, electronics and appliance retailer Conn’s (NASDAQ: CONN) reported net sales of $95.4 million for February, a 4.9 percent increase compared to February 2014.
Ethan Allen Interiors’ Farooq Kathwari and his wife Farida Kathwari have given a $1 million gift to create an endowment at Western Connecticut State University.
In celebration of National Read Across America Day and the 111th birthday of Dr. Seuss, Bob’s Discount Furniture is partnering with Reach Out and Read to launch “Rocking the Road to Read with Bobs Outreach,” a year-long initiative to increase early literacy by bringing books to local children’s hospitals.
Mississippi upholstery producer H.M. Richards has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the electrocution death of a factory maintenance worker.
The North American Home Furnishings Association has added two key speakers to its agenda for the Home Furnishings Networking Conference in May.
Industry veteran Scott Sullens has been named vice president of sales for case goods supplier Legacy Classic and youth vendor LC Kids.
Frank Lorenzo has been elected the 77th president of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association.