Business news covering casual furniture retailers and manufacturers including tradeshows, imports and furniture research.
Susan Dickenson, Home Accents Today, December 3, 2013U.S. shoppers made Cyber Monday the biggest online shopping day in history with a 20.6% increase in online sales, according to the latest cloud-based analytics findings from IBM. More
Thomas Russell, Furniture Today, November 25, 2013NEW YORK - KPS Capital Partners, which received court approval to acquire Furniture Brands International's assets late last week, has renamed the company Heritage Home Group, LLC and announced the resignation of Ralph Scozzafava as Furniture Brands' CEO. More
Ray Allegrezza, November 23, 2013As You Can Imagine, As The Editor In Chief of the industry's leading B2B home furnishings publication, I get plenty of mail. More
Cinde W Ingram, November 23, 2013Looking ahead sparks Excitement for wes Stewart, who will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Sunset West in 2014 and mark another milestone for the outdoor furniture manufacturer who grew up in a furniture family. More
Chris Gigley, November 23, 2013Customers Who Troll Trees N Trends For marked-down holiday merchandise will probably be convinced they need new patio furniture. It usually happens. Before they reach the marked down wreaths, garland and ornaments in the back, they will pass a few new outdoor dining and chat sets the retailer has set up in the front. More
Cinde W Ingram, November 22, 2013Designers, Manufacturers, Retailers And Consumers Are doing it. Some are just doing it in a bigger way. Others are going the distance by making sustainable, recyclable or earth friendly choices. Even outdoor cooking is marrying indoor and outdoor practices. More
Casual Living Staff, November 22, 2013FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. - Duralife LLC, an e-commerce outdoor furniture retailer based here, announced plans to open A1A Patio, its first brick-and-mortar store. More
Thomas Russell, Furniture Today, November 21, 2013WILMINGTON, Del. - An auction of Furniture Brands International assets originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday has been canceled due to a lack of bids. More
Casual Living Staff, November 20, 2013ROSEVILLE, Calif. - The North American Home Furnishings Association is seeking nominations for its 2014 Retailer of the Year awards. More
Home Textiles Today Staff, November 18, 2013NEW YORK - Home Textiles Today, a sister publication of Casual Living, will launch its next iteration in January 2014 with an expanded area of coverage, a newly designed format and a new frequency. More
Casual Living Staff, November 15, 2013COLUMBUS, Ga. — Saber introduced a new line of outdoor kitchen components at the International Pool|Patio|Spa Expo this week in Las Vegas. The 15-piece line was designed to complement Saber's two bestselling built-in infrared grills. More
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