The Mitchell Group, which offers performance faux leather upholstery, recently announced the launch of its responsive website, allowing users to access the site from any device. More
It was standing-room only Dec. 8 at the new Catawba Valley Furniture Academy as a large crowd of CVFA supporters, local officials and furniture executives joined Gov. Pat McCrory to officially open the new facility. More
After a second half of 2016 that has been described as "brutal" by some, manufacturers are looking forward to 2017's promise as a non-election year. More
Hooker Furniture reported fiscal third-quarter 2017 net sales of $145.3 million, an $80 million increase over the prior-year period, and net income of $6.5 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, a 30% increase. More
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August 30, 2016Why would I want to go to north Mississippi? That's what I would have said if someone asked me if I wanted to visit the area before I started working in the furniture industry and covering upholstery. Sure, I’ve owned and loved upholstered furniture for as long as I can remember, but I never thought about where most of it comes from. But recently, I had the opportunity to see and feel what it is to make upholstered furniture and to gain an appreciation for U.S. manufacturing. Franklin Corp., Houston There is making furniture, and then there ...
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August 24, 2016By Erin Carlyle, Houzz Home improvement pros have noticed an uptick in projects from homeowners across all age groups in the U.S. this year compared to last, as the latest Houzz Renovation Barometer shows, with particular demand from Gen Xers and baby boomers. The barometer index tracks industry optimism among architects, designers, general contractors and remodelers, design-build firms, building and renovation specialty firms, and landscape and outdoor specialty firms. Gains in the number of inquires and new projects, and the size of new projects, compared to the previous quarter have contributed to industry confidence. Many firms have reported an ...
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August 14, 2016I just got word yesterday from one of my contacts at Scarbrough International, a full service logistics provider, that the G20 Summit is affecting cargo traffic in "core areas" surrounding Hangzhou, China where the summit will be held September 4-5. The areas being affected are Hangzhou, Huzhou, Jiaxing and Shaoxing. Container trucks cannot enter these areas without a government-issued permit. The transportation management rule prohibits "chemical, flammable, explosive products and dangerous goods express service and big cargo vehicles" from entering the Zhejiang province in the month of August. The Scarbrough report also indicated that between August 24 and September 6 ...
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