Amor expands facilities

LaousisLiberty, N.C. - Amor Furniture and Bedding, a producer of promotional upholstery and mattresses, has expanded its production facilities into a 74,000-square-foot plant in nearby Staley, N.C.
     The company, which attributesmuch of its growth to e-commercesales in the past two years, will usethe new plant to produce its flagshipSouthern Comfort upholsterybrand.
     "You have to know what yourtarget market is, stay focused, anddon't chase the latest trend," saidSpiro Laousis, CEO. "You have tostick to what you do best."
     In addition to e-commerce, thecompany said it is targeting furnitureretailers that focus on promotionallypriced goods and serveinner-city residents and Hispanicsin large metropolitan areas suchas New York and Chicago. Thoseretailers increasingly are seekingdomestically produced furniturebecause of the high freight costs onimported goods, Laousis said.
      Founded in 2010, the companyalso produces promotionally pricedbedding under the Sleep Linename.

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