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  • Why Amazon is absent from the Top 25 ranking

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    Amazon did an estimated $1.15 billion in furniture and bedding sales last year, which would place it at No. 17 on Furniture Today’s Top 25. More

  • Serta remains No. 1 on list of U.S. bedding producers

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    Serta experienced a tough year in 2016, with a 5.1% decline in revenues, but still ranks as the No. 1 producer on Furniture Today’s list of the Top 15 U.S. bedding producers. More

  • Imports Exports Report for 2017

    Import Export Report for 2017

    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

  • Who are the Top 100 Furniture Stores?

    Top 100 for 2017

    The nation's largest furniture stores racked up another good year, combining for a 7.2% sales gain in 2016. It wasn't nearly as strong as the 11% gain for last year's list of top stores, but the growth far outpaced that of the overall furniture store channel. More

  • Deets founders killed in crash

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    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

Research Articles

  • Port of L.A. heading for banner year

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    Despite a fall-off in container moves in October, the Port of Los Angeles remains on track for a record-breaking year. More

  • Georgia Ports Authority approves funding for expansion

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    The Georgia Ports Authority has approved $42.3 million for a project to expand rail and gate expansion that will significantly increase capacity at GPA’s Garden City Terminal. More

  • S.C. Ports have record October

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    The South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest October on record, handling 184,804 20-foot-equivalent units, a 10% increase over the same month last year. More

  • Oakland Port gets approval for logistics center

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    In major news for West Coast port infrastructure development, the Port of Oakland has received the first go-ahead for development of the $52 million Seaport Logistics Complex on a former Army base here. More

  • Port Tracker: Container traffic should ease off

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    After months of record-setting volume, imports at major U.S. container ports should ease up in November as retailers stocked up for the holiday season. More

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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!