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  • Deets founders killed in crash

    deets homestore

    Martin and Norma Deets, founders of what is now Deets Homestore in Norfolk, Neb., died following a Dec. 21 traffic accident, according to local reports. More

  • Bedding Yearbook for 2016

    Bedding Yearbook

    The 2016 Bedding Yearbook provides a compilation of key mattress reports we publish each year, including the Top 15 U.S. Bedding Producers, Top 15 Bedding E-tailers and the Top 25 Bedding Retailers. More

  • Furniture Store Performance Report 2016

    Furniture Store Performance Report 2016

    Bedding and stationary upholstery are this year's winners in terms of sales market share within furniture stores, according to Furniture Today's latest Furniture Store Performance Report. More

  • Furniture Store Performance Report 2016

    Furniture Store Performance Report 2016

    Bedding and stationary upholstery are this year’s winners in terms of sales and market share within furniture stores. The mattress category gained two percentage points of market share from 14% last year to 16% in 2016. More

  • Who tops industry in mobile-friendliness test?

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    Marketing firm CNA|SOPHIS identified Ikea as the most mobile friendly home furnishings retailer out of more than 100 retailers tested. More

Research Articles

  • U.S. plywood makers file petition to curtail “surge” of Chinese imports

    plywood art

    The Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood has filed "critical circumstances" petitions with the U.S. Department of Commerce to stop what it said is a recent surge of Chinese hardwood plywood imports into the United States. More

  • N.C. Ports, ZIM team for Asia-East Coast service

    nc ports

    North Carolina Ports has partnered with container carrier ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd. with the addition of the Port of Wilmington to its Z7S all-water Asia-U.S. East Coast service rotation. More

  • Ga. Ports rack up record February

    ga. ports

    The Georgia Ports Authority reported its busiest February ever for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks last month, a 10% increase over February 2016, and second only to January’s 3.01 million tons. More

  • S.C. Ports volume up 9% so far in '17

    shipping containers

    The South Carolina Ports Authority reported nearly 9% fiscal year-over-year container-volume growth through February. More

  • N.C. Ports land another trans-Pacific service

    nc ports

    North Carolina Ports has partnered with THE Alliance for the addition of the EC2 all-water Asia-U.S. East Coast container service. More

Featured Report

Economic Forecast 2016

Furniture/Today's exclusive Economic Forecast indicates consumer spending on furniture and bedding is expected to top $100 billion for the second straight year in 2016. Find out more details!