Casual dining has become more than a temporary alternative to traditional furniture for the meal occasion, and may be replacing it in many cases as furniture in the segment suits the lifestyle-oriented interior design preferences of a large, younger slice of the consuming public.
On March 17, Walker Edison said that it would donate desks to individuals who now find themselves working and teaching their kids remotely and are unable to afford a desk in their home, an offer that generated significant response.
Furniture and bedding companies and their suppliers have come together to request the authority to manufacture medical masks needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NPD Group provides more evidence that consumers are using home furnishings as a way to define space as they engage in more work and leisure activities at home.
In an extension of a key product segment, Mark Feldstein & Associates has signed a licensing agreement with Freightliner Trucks to design, manufacture and distribute a series of sound clocks.
Ikea’s furniture collection launches in February emphasize living a conscious and mindful lifestyle that is close to nature, according to the company.
Twin Star Home has acquired TK Classics, a designer and manufacturer of outdoor furniture including upholstered seating, dining tables, bars and accessories.
Pacific Coast Lighting is treating the Winter Las Vegas Market to a wide range of new lamp styles, ranging from the retro to the luxe to the woodsy.
Adesso is featuring unique lighting technology in a range of styles at the Winter Las Vegas Market.
LumiSource, at the Winter Las Vegas Market, is throwing a spotlight on a new design collection called Claire.
Walker Edison, at the Winter Las Vegas Market, is introducing and spotlighting products across the several segments, including home office and drink service.
At the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Bush Industries is preparing to feature new collections that incorporate product segments it has never before provided and to discuss the accelerating growth the company expects in the aftermath of its acquisition by investment group Novacap and that firm’s portfolio company Bestar.
To provide a luxe touch, Twin Star Home has brought in Atlanta-based designer Michel Smith Boyd to help it set the company’s showroom for the Winter Las Vegas Market.
Utah Business has named Lance Ferguson, svp/sales at Walker Edison, a Sales Professional of the Year for 2020.
Bush Industries has new ownership, as Novacap, a Canadian private equity firm, has acquired the ready-to-assemble furniture maker through its portfolio company Bestar, a ready-to-assemble furniture manufacturer with plants in Lac-Mégantic and Sherbrooke, Quebec.
In an expansion of its mid-century modern product offering, Wayfair has launched the Foundstone collection of price-attainable furniture, décor and more, going above and beyond its usual group offerings to include housewares.
Target is ready with spring home introductions that include natural and neutral colors, handcrafted looks and the first furniture to emerge from its Hearth & Hand with Magnolia partnership.