Gallery Furniture and owner Jim McIngvale are running a new promotion, promising to refund bedding-related purchases of $3,000 or more if baseball’s Houston Astros win the World Series this year. And Mack’s willing to risk up to $20 million to create some excitement. More
Ikea, a leading global home furnishings retailer, is submitting plans to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tenn., for a store that would increase the Swedish company’s U.S. presence with its second store in the state. More
Home furnishings and other retailers are claiming victory in House Republicans' decision to drop plans to repeal debit card swipe fee reform that they say saved retailers and consumers billions of dollars by putting a cap on the fees. More
Despite continuing values represented by imported furniture and a strong dollar that typically makes those goods more affordable, furniture shipments to the U.S. market rose a meager 1% in 2016, according to figures compiled by Furniture Today for the 2017 Imports/Exports Report. More
Schneiderman’s Furniture has opened a new store Lakeville, Minn., showroom with more space, a few new features and better visibility from a nearby interstate. More
LSQ Funding, an invoice finance/factoring firm with more than $2 billion funded annually is expanding its business to encompass the furniture sector and has brought Roger Portaro, a 20-year commercial finance veteran on board as vice president, business development to head the effort. More
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April 25, 2017Furniture Today’s report Monday that Amazon was pitching a new program to furniture stores at the High Point Market may have played into a 5.4% drop in Wayfair shares that day. That’s according to some national business news outlets that picked up on the story. But it’s not making much sense to me. Let’s start with the news. Amazon representatives were here pitching a platform change designed to make it easier for furniture stores to sell on the e-commerce marketplace by dropping a longstanding requirement that these sellers must offer national delivery. Most furniture stores ...
March 7, 2017It’s time to take a break from all of the serious talk lately about major bedding divorces and the challenges of online mattress sellers. So this week we will tackle a critical subject: How guys can sleep with women. Hey, this isn’t quite as exciting as it sounds, but there is some excitement in this topic, so read on. A recent issue of Men’s Health caught my eye with a catchy headline: “Sleep With Any Woman.” The subhead added a key qualifier: “Yes, sleep. As in hibernate. (What were you thinking?) Learn to stack easy Zs, and ...
February 24, 2017The common axiom of the furniture business is that housing activity drives furniture sales. When the housing bubble burst in 2008, the furniture industry suffered near catastrophic setbacks, and the uneven recovery of the housing business since then has been a contributing factor in the furniture industry’s inconsistent recovery. There was good news in January as purchases of previously owned homes were up 3.3% and overall home sales hit their highest levels since 2007. However, the combination of low housing inventories and rising mortgage rates are serving as a brake on momentum, and expectations are that interest rates ...
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