Search Twitter Facebook Digital HFBusiness Magazine Pinterest Google

Get the latest industry scoop


Daily News

From Home Furnishing Business

Furniture Brands Stock Begins Trading on OTC

Shares of Furniture Brands International (OTC: FBNI) begin trading today on the OTCQB.

CDG Gets Social with Design

CDG ProductThe Contemporary Design Group is hosting a design by social media project entitled "Your Turn to be the Designer".

Leather Furniture Maker Crafts Survival Strategy

With cheaper offshore competition flooding the market, furniture manufacturers have become an endangered species in Canada.

Surajit Biswas is one of those species, but he's in no danger of dying. He's been surviving for the past 25 years. He's endured recessions, foreign competition, a fire, shifts in technology and changes in retail tastes.

"We are absolutely unique," he says of S.B. Leather Canada.


Read Full Article...

Source: Waterloo Region Record

Stansell Furniture Going out of Business

Stansell Furniture, a retailer of furniture, bedding and home accents in Northwest Georgia and Southeastern Tennessee, is closing its two stores in Trion, Ga., and Lafayette, Ga., after more than 60 years in business. A going-out-of-business sale started last week.


Read Full Article...


James Broyhill Creates Furniture from Bourbon Barrels

After the liquid goodness of an amber bourbon or a finely aged wine finds a home on the shelves and in friendly gatherings, their first keeper, the unassuming barrel, remains.

That's where James Broyhill , furniture maker and founder of Heritage Handcrafted, comes in - winding his way through the mountains from his home in North Carolina. Call him a knight in shining armor if you will. Whisking the barrels away, he transforms them - crafting heirloom pieces of furniture from the used wood and metal.


Read Full Article...

Source: KyForward

Consumer Confidence Index Increases to 81.5

Consumer confidence unexpectedly improved in August as Americans grew more optimistic about employment opportunities and the outlook for the economy.

The Conference Board’s index of sentiment advanced to 81.5 from a revised 81 the prior month that was stronger than initially estimated, the New York-based private research group said today. The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey of economists was 79. 


Read Full Article...

Source: Bloomberg

Italian Designer Paola Navone Teams with Crate and Barrel

Home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel has partnered with Italian designer, architect, art director and interior designer Paola Navone.

HFB Designer Weekly
HFB Designer Weekly
HFB Pinterest