Rent-A-Center said it is nominating Chairman Mark Speese and two other current board directors for re-election this year, pushing back against an activist shareholder with its own slate of nominees. More
This summer, millions of consumers will get a boost in their credit scores as the three major credit agencies start leaving off certain negative information when important details are lacking. And that begs the question: Will better scores lead to more consumer loans and more furniture sales? More
Clive Daniel Home has hired Pam Cardec as corporate director of operations, a new position for the luxury home furnishings retailer. More
Walker Furniture has closed on about 14 acres of land in southwest Las Vegas, making its plans for a second superstore here official. More
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March 23, 2017During the upcoming High Point Market, Furniture Today will delve into the topic of in-store experience and what it takes to get consumers off of that sofa and into the store to buy a new one. We’ll look at unusual display and technology ideas, the leaders in so-called “shoppertainment” and the kind of out-of-the-box thinking that leads some stores to offer up more than just product and price to encourage consumers to move from the small screen and into brick-and-mortar theaters to buy. We also have an interview with retail futurist Doug Stephens, founder of Retail Prophet, who just ...
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March 13, 2017Anyone who watches television will recall seeing many novel but completely unnecessary items offered for sale. Most, available if you act in the next 20 minutes, will give you the deluxe version with a built-in light, and tonight only, if you act fast, they will double the offer! You get two of the miracle things for the price of one if you pay the additional postage and handling. The additional postage and handling is always more than you would expect, but how can you pass up such a value, especially for something you will forget you own almost instantly? We ...
February 23, 2017ATLANTA — Top 100 company Havertys typically holds its cards close to the vest, but in its fourth quarter conference call with securities analysts, the retailer offered up a few interesting tidbits. Presidents’ Day was good. Chairman President and CEO Clarence Smith suggested it in so many words by noting written sales for the last three weeks were up 7.5% from a year ago and that the periods included the Presidents’ Day events for both years. He said the “recent strong sales helped us recover from the softer New Year’s event.” Havertys is expanding and remodeling. A new Greensboro ...
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