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Smith Leonard: Furniture Orders up 147% in May, 36% from 2019

New orders in May were up 147% over May 2020. The May 2020 results were just the beginning of a somewhat comeback, according to a report by Smith Leonard accounting and consulting firm.

Storis' Nancy Figueras Named to HFB's Forty Under 40

Retail software provider Storis has announced the induction of Client Relations Manager Nancy Figueras to  the 2021 Home Furnishings Business (HFB) Forty Under 40 Class. HFB started the Forty Under 40 program in 2015 to recognize accomplished, up-and-coming professionals in the industry.  

XPO’s GXO Logistics Rings NYSE Opening Bell

XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) has announced that the executive team and members of the board of directors of GXO Logistics, Inc. will ring the New York Stock Exchange’s Opening Bell at 9:30 a.m. today, launching GXO as the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider.

Home Furnishings Business Reveals the Forty Under 40 Class of 2021

Leading industry trade magazine Home Furnishings Business (HFB) is pleased to announce the honorees of its Forty Under 40 Class of 2021, which recognizes young leaders in the home furnishings industry. Now in its eighth year the Forty Under 40, sponsored by Storis, includes stellar individuals whose actions and leadership are driving the industry forward through their commitment to their core values, professional excellence, business growth, and the communities in which they serve. In honor of the inductees, a slideshow is now available here.

Tupelo Furniture Market Cancels August Show

The Tupelo Furniture Market has announced the cancellation of its 2021 August market.

Lamps Plus Hires Hybrid Sales Agents to Serve Dual Roles

Lighting and home furnishings retailer Lamps Plus has introduced an innovative customer-focused strategy by hiring sales associates to serve dual roles as both brick-and-mortar retail store associates and customer care agents.

Gift for Life Raised Nearly $50K for “Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good” Fundraiser

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, has announced that its “Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good” fundraiser yielded nearly $50,000 for World Central Kitchen, an organization which distributes individually packaged, fresh meals in communities that need support during times of crisis.