Hickory Springs Shifts Production to Protective Masks & Gowns

Table Plans - April 8, 2020 HS Manufacturing, LLC, a division of Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, and a supplier of components for the furniture and bedding industries, announced that it has made an emergency capital investment ....

Moe’s Home Collection Announces Moe’s Digital Market

Table Plans - April 7, 2020 Moe’s Home Collection announced that it will launch its first Moe’s Digital Market.   Moe Samieian Jr., president of Moe’s Home Collection, said, "We are super excited to virtually connect ....

Polyurethane Foam Association Cancels Spring Meeting

Table Plans - April 7, 2020 The Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA) announced that it has cancelled its Spring meeting, scheduled for May 20-21 in St. Petersburg, FL. Programming assembled for the meeting, including keynote presenter Steve ....

McMullan Joins Mattress Recycling Council to Support the Sleep Products Sustainability Program

Table Plans - April 7, 2020 The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) announced that Ryan McMullan has joined the organization as a consultant to support its Sleep Product Sustainability Program (SP2). McMullan brings two decades of experience ....

AMA Estimates 12,000 U.S. Jobs Could Be at Stake If Mattress Antidumping Petition Continues

Table Plans - April 7, 2020 The American Mattress Alliance (AMA) estimated a minimum of 12,000 U.S. jobs would be lost if the ITC antidumping case against seven countries including Vietnam, Thailand, Turkey, Serbia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Cambodia rules in favor of the petitioners. The ....

Sam Moore Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Table Plans - April 7, 2020 Custom upholstery specialist, Sam Moore, announced that it is launching a series of year-long initiatives aimed at celebrating it's 80-year anniversary milestone with the local community, its employees and its ....

HFA, AHFA, and IHFRA: Home Furnishings Are ‘Essential’

Table Plans - April 6, 2020 On Friday, April 3, the American Home Furnishings Alliance, Home Furnishings Association and International Home Furnishings Representatives Association jointly petitioned Vice President Mike Pence to consider adding home furnishings to ....

ASID Expands FREE Access to COVID-19 Resources and Education

Table Plans - April 6, 2020 In a statement sent out on Monday, ASID announced an expansion of COVID-19 Resources as well as free CEU access in support of the design community. Now through April 30, ....

Future-Proofing Luxury Brands After Coronavirus

Table Plans - April 6, 2020 On March 13, American consumer confidence saw the largest single-day drop in more than two years, continuing a downward trend that began earlier this month, as measured in a daily ....

American Mattress Alliance Unites Industry Amid COVID-19 Bed Shortage

Table Plans - April 3, 2020 The American Mattress Alliance recently announced its response to an official petition filed March 31 with the International Trade Commission by a group of U.S. corporations. The petition aims to ....

Serta Launches “Stay Home, Send Beds” Program to Facilitate Bed Donations for U.S. Hospitals

Table Plans - April 3, 2020 As U.S. hospitals race to find beds for the surge of coronavirus patients, Serta announced a plan to build on its earlier commitment to donate 10,000 mattresses. The nation’s leading ....

Klaussner Utilizing Production Capabilities to Provide Healthcare Supplies

Table Plans - April 3, 2020 Klaussner Home Furnishings has announced that it has dedicated a portion of their production to support the immediate need for critical medical supplies in the fight against COVID-19. The company ....

IMC Offers Free Subscriptions & Transactions On Its Shopzio B2B Marketplace

Table Plans - April 3, 2020 In an effort to address business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Market Centers (IMC) and its digital innovation division IMC_di announced that free subscriptions and transactions will be ....

Gold Bond Mattress Working Overtime to Fill Shortage of Contract Mattresses in Northeast

Table Plans - April 3, 2020 Independent mattress and futon manufacturer Gold Bond announced that it is putting its expertise in the health care and college dormitory segment industries to help relieve a current shortage for ....

ART Launches ARTful Wednesdays During This Work From Home Time

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 ART (Accessories Resource Team), the creative home furnishings network, announced that it will launch a new virtual series,  ARTful Wednesdays. “None of us have experienced anything like this COVID-19 situation ....

BIFMA Connecting Furniture Industry Resources In COVID-19 Fight

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 BIFMA recently announced that it has established an industry-specific webpage for COVID-19 resources in an effort to support and assist in this crisis. Go to www.bifma.org and click on COVID-19 ....

BrandJump Launches New Product Information Management System

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 BrandJump, an ecommerce sales and marketing firm in the home furnishings vertical, announced the launch of its new Product Information Management (PIM) system. This SaaS platform is a customized offering ....

CIT Financing Speeds Protective N95 Masks to Healthcare Workers

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 CIT Group Inc. announced that it has provided critical financing for its client Aria Designs to help it procure millions of advanced N95 surgical masks that will protect medical professionals ....

PERQ Launches New Tool to Help Retailers Combat Coronavirus Effects

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 PERQ announced that it is launching its new Virtual Consultation Scheduler to help minimize the effects of coronavirus shutdowns on retailers. The scheduling tool has been added to the PERQ ....

Fred Starr Passes Away at 87

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 Frederick Brown Starr, 87, passed away from complications from the corona virus on April 1 at Moses Cone Hospital.Fred joined Armstrong World Industries in 1957 in a sales assignment followed ....

Federal Charges Filed By Teamsters Against CORT Furniture For Mass Firing Of Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Union Supporters

Table Plans - April 2, 2020 Legal counsel for The Professional Mover's Union, Teamsters Local 814, has filed unfair labor practice charges against Cort Furniture, a Berkshire-Hathaway subsidiary. The charges filed with the National Labor Relations ....

Operation: Ignite Provides 10 Topical Seminars for Design Professionals Navigating Turbulent Times

Table Plans - April 1, 2020 Design business transformation specialists, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, is providing expert business advice to all interior design professionals through 10 complimentary online seminars dubbed Operation: Ignite.  Each seminar focuses ....

Interior Design specialist Jimmy DeLaurentis: Post-Coronavirus Market Will Be Brisk

Table Plans - April 1, 2020 After spending weeks inside their homes due to the COVID-19 outbreak around the world, veteran interior design specialist Jimmy DeLaurentis, offers hope that in the post-isolation period, the market for ....

Ashley HomeStore Donates 100 New Beds to Emergency Shelter to Help Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Table Plans - April 1, 2020 Furniture retailer Ashley HomeStore donated 100 new beds in partnership with the City of Tampa and Catholic Charities of St. Petersburg in a combined effort to help reduce the spread of ....

Furniture First Holds Townhall Calls for Members

Table Plans - March 31, 2020 Three retailers have joined Furniture First as the cooperative buying group works to help all members stay connected during COVID-19 closures.The first of a series of townhall calls took place ....

Precision Textiles to Outfit New Jersey Hospital With Medical-Grade Mattress Encasements

Table Plans - March 30, 2020 Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, announced that it is donating enough level four, medical-grade mattress ....

Steelyard in Partnership with High Point Market Authority Introduces High Point at Home

Table Plans - March 30, 2020 Steelyard, a digital sourcing platform for designers, announced that it is partnering with the High Point Market Authority to help exhibitors showcase their April Market introductions to thousands of interior ....