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Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Ethan Allen Q4 sales up 5%

DANBURY, Conn. – Vertically integrated home furnishings manufacturer and retailer Ethan Allen Interiors reported fiscal 2018 fourth-quarter sales of $205.6 million, a 5.5% increase over the comparable prior-year period. Net income for the period end...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Lanciers joins Gardner-White as operations director

Clint Engel, July 25, 2018 Art Lanciers AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Industry veteran Art Lanciers has joined Gardner-White here as director of operations, a new position for the 10-store Top 100 company. He reports to President Rachel Tronstein and wil...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Ross recalls 2,300 bistro chairs due to fall hazard

Thomas Russell, July 25, 2018 DUBLIN, Calif. – Retailer Ross stores has recalled about 2,300 bistro chairs due to a fall hazard that can occur resulting from the chair frame breaking. The company has received two reports of the frames breaking. Th...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

IFDA New York chapter hosts seminar on color

Furniture Today Staff, July 24, 2018 Betsy Karp Nancy Fire NEW YORK – The International Furnishings and Design Assn. New York Chapter is hosting a seminar exploring the use of color in home furnishings. “The Soul & Science of Color – From The...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Art Van opening first Evansville, Ind., store

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Art Van Furniture will grand open a 38,000-square-foot showroom here, its first in the market and seventh in Indiana. The store at 5476 E. Indiana Street is a franchise location owned by industry veteran Mike McCord. McCord was pr...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Jennifer Furniture returns to growth mode

Jennifer Furniture President John Garg at the retailer’s flagship and top performing store in Farmingdale, N.Y. FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Jennifer Furniture is expanding its brick-and-mortar and e-commerce footprints after a few years of post-bankruptcy...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

Abbyson developing exclusive line for The Brick

LOS ANGELES — Abbyson has partnered with Canadian retailer The Brick to offer an exclusive furniture line, a move that plays to the retailer’s efforts to appeal more to younger consumers. The upholstery and case goods supplier said the collaboration...

Furniture / Tips - 4 months ago

MacAlpine joins Benefit Marketing Solutions

Clint Engel, July 20, 2018 James MacAlpine NORMAN, Okla. — Home furnishings industry veteran James MacAlpine has joined the rental team of Benefit Marketing Solutions with a focus on business development, expanding the employee benefits program a...

Furniture / Tips - 5 months ago

Harden Furniture resumes limited production

MCCONNELLSVILLE, N.Y. – Upper end case goods and upholstery manufacturer Harden Furniture has recently restarted production to fill remaining open orders. However, the fate of the 174-year-old manufacturer remains uncertain once those orders are fil...

Furniture / Tips - 5 months ago

Soft-Tex launches solid wood RTA bedroom

Furniture Today Staff, July 19, 2018 LAS VEGAS – At the summer Las Vegas Market, bedding resource Soft-Tex International is delving into the bedroom category with a new solid wood ready-to assemble-bedroom that will be offered in multiple finishes...

Furniture / Tips - 5 months ago

La-Z-Boy to acquire Arizona store network

MONROE, Mich – La-Z-Boy Inc. plans to acquire the nine Arizona La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores, the largest-volume licensee operator within La-Z-Boy’s 350-store network. Subject to closing conditions, La-Z-Boy will buy the stores from EBCO Inc.,...

Furniture / Tips - 5 months ago

CPSC seeks comments on recall effectiveness

Thomas Russell, July 18, 2018 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is requesting input from various corporate and public stakeholders regarding the effectiveness of recalls. The agency is specifically seeking comments regarding...