Dudley Flanders and Buzz Homsy are the 2015 recipients of the International Casual Furnishings Association
(ICFA) Lifetime Achievement Award.
Niraj Shah, chief executive officer and co-founder of Wayfair, will deliver the keynote address at the Venture Atlanta conference Oct. 20-21 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
Ikea has hired contractors for a new, updated store in Renton, Wash., to replace its current store as the Swedish retailer’s Seattle-area presence.
Upholstery supplier United Furniture Inds. will locate its distribution operations in a former Lane Furniture facility in Mississippi. The new operation will net 100 jobs for the state.
The National Home Furnishings Industry Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has presented Nourison’s Alex Peykar with the American Heritage Award at its annual awards tribute.
Canadian furniture retailer Leon’s (LNF.TO) has upgraded its e-commerce website so that it is responsive across all browsers and devices.
Ikea employees in U.S. will get a 10.3 percent minimum wage bump in January.