Furniture management news and awards involving furniture manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, sales representatives and others in the industry
Furniture Today Staff, June 18, 2013ST. LOUIS — Furniture Brands International has promoted two executives, giving each added responsibility. More
David Perry, June 18, 2013NEW YORK — A tribute dinner here last week for Sealy CEO Larry Rogers and Art Van Furniture CEO Kim Yost raised $750,000 for the Anti-Defamation League. More
David Perry, June 18, 2013PLANO, Texas — Specialty sleep producer Dormeo Octaspring has hired former Tempur-Pedic executive Dany Sfeir as its chief marketing officer for North American operations, a new position. More
Furniture Today Staff, June 14, 2013HIGH POINT — Lexington Home Brands has hired Erin Tsucalas as product merchandising manager, with responsibility for creative direction and styling in the company's upholstery division. More
Furniture Today Staff, June 14, 2013HIGH POINT — Longtime independent home furnishings sales representative S. Scott Brown, 57, died June 11 at the University of North Carolina Medical Center with his family by his side. More
Furniture Today Staff, June 12, 2013INMAN, S.C. — Mattress textile source DesleeClama USA has added Kendall Kellet and Necia Levoit to its team of designers, joining European designer An Feys. More
Michael J. Knell, June 12, 2013BURNABY, British Columbia — Consumer finance provider Crelogix will enter Canada's furniture, mattress, major appliance and electronics sector with an installment credit program for consumers and has named a familiar figure, Bob Pattison, to lead its efforts. More
Furniture Today Staff, June 11, 2013SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Fabric supplier Tietex announced today that Reed Cunningham will step down as president and chief operating officer on July 1 and will retire from the company Dec. 31. More
Thomas Russell, June 11, 2013ST. LOUIS — A filing by Furniture Brands International on Monday said that Ed Teplitz, former president of subsidiary Thomasville Furniture, will receive a severance based on his "involuntary termination" from the company. More
Furniture Today Staff, June 11, 2013GENEVA, Ill. — Michael (Mike) Oates, founder of dining chair specialist Hardwood Specialties, died May 29 after a fight against cancer. He was 64. More
David Perry, June 10, 2013EDINA, Minn. — Former King Koil executive Ernie Friedman, who worked in the mattress industry for half a century, has died. He was 81. More
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