Symbol Mattress Reinvents Sleep Fresh Brand

Table Plans - August 3, 2020 Symbol Mattress announces that it has reinvented the Sleep Fresh brand to meet consumer demand for anti-microbial sleep and give retailers an e-commerce ready product to boost sales.   The ....

Weekly Business Tip #4 from Snap Finance: 3 Tips to Reduce COVID-19’s Impact on Your Business

Table Plans - July 31, 2020 By Monica Tucker on 7/31/2020 After weeks of stay-at-home restrictions, consumers are moving into a new phase: boredom. People are looking for creative ways to work, cook, exercise, and learn ....

STORIS’ Marketing Supervisor, Caitlin Jascewsky, Inducted to HFB’s Forty Under 40

Table Plans - July 31, 2020 STORIS announces Caitlin Jascewsky’s induction into the 2020 class of Forty Under 40 published by Home Furnishing Business (HFB). HFB started the Forty Under 40 program in 2015 to recognize ....

XPO Logistics Announces Two Senior Executive Appointments

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 XPO Logistics, Inc., a global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, recently announced the appointments of Eduardo Pelleissone as chief transformation officer and Alex Santoro as executive vice president, operations. ....

SUNPAN Announces New Sustainability Program

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 SUNPAN recently announced their new SUNPAN Sustainability Program. The program includes the launch of Domestic by SUNPAN, a full range of upholstery made in North America. Domestic features streamlined designs that ....

Albany Industries Appoints Tina Sikma as CFO

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 Upholstery furniture manufacturer Albany Industries announced that it has named Tina Sikma to the position of chief financial officer. The former Serta Simmons Bedding senior vice president will report to ....

Coaster Fine Furniture Announces Digital Las Vegas Market Experience

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 Coaster Fine Furniture, a North American furniture distributor, recently announced that the company will not be opening their showroom at Las Vegas Market from August 30th to September 3rd due ....

IKEA Live Oak Store receives LEED Gold Certification

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 KEA U.S. recently announced that its Live Oak store was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification Gold level from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED ....

ICFA Announces 2020 Apollo Award Finalists

Table Plans - July 30, 2020 The International Casual Furnishings Association announced the finalists for the 2020 Apollo Awards. The program recognizes retail excellence in the sales and marketing of outdoor furnishings. Finalists must demonstrate outstanding ....

IMC to Address Diversity in Retail and Design Webinars

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 International Market Centers (IMC) will present two webinars on Aug. 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries. Each hour-long session includes powerhouse industry ....

Aaron’s, Inc. to Separate into Two Public Companies

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 Aaron's, Inc. , an omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, recently announced that it intends to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies: Progressive Leasing ("Progressive") and the Aaron's Business ("Aaron's"). Both ....

Herman Miller Partners With Logitech G for New Line of Gaming Furniture

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 In partnership with Herman Miller, Logitech G recently announced a new line of performance gaming furniture and accessories, beginning with the Embody Gaming Chair. The Embody Gaming Chair will meet ....

Dallas Market Center Presents More Than 400 Temps During August Shows

Table Plans - July 29, 2020 Dallas Market Center, a leading lifestyle marketplace for retailers and interior designers, announce that more than four hundred temporary exhibitors will be showcased during its August trade events. Dallas is the only summer marketplace ....

Upselling: Your Key to Growth

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 When customers walk into your store, they probably know what they want and how much they’re willing to spend. The internet has empowered consumers to easily compare products, read reviews, ....

Horizon Home Opens Puebla, Mexico Distribution Center

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 Horizon Home recently announced that, beginning August 10th, 2020, it will begin shipping consolidated direct orders from it's new DC in Puebla Mexico. The 50K square foot facility will also ....

Spring Air Taps Experienced Customer Service Rep for Team

Table Plans - July 28, 2020 Spring Air International announced that it has named Michele Rosselli as a customer service specialist. She will oversee the company’s order and data entry functions, work closely with the company’s ....

IMC to Present Webinars on Post-COVID-19 Retail

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 International Market Centers (IMC) is presenting two webinars exploring post-COVID-19 retail strategy as a planning tool for its Summer 2020 markets. Presented together by Atlanta Market (August 13-18) and Las ....

2030 IFDA Survey Foresees Key Influences: Wellness, Aging-in-Place & Smart Home Features

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 In the next 10 years, our homes will shrink in size, grow healthier in design, and more amenable to aging in place, according to a survey just released by IFDA ....

AHFA Foundation Continues Support for Furniture Academies

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 By Nic Ledoux on 7/27/2020 The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation announces it has awarded $49,000 in grants for 2020 to support furniture industry training programs.The Furniture Foundation ....

Why Now Is the Time for Furniture Retailers to Adopt Augmented Reality

Table Plans - July 27, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, including the way we search and shop for home goods. With fewer people heading to the stores, retailers in ....

BrandJump Names Nicole Gallo-Pratt Associate Director of Creative Content

Table Plans - July 24, 2020 BrandJump, an ecommerce sales and marketing firm, announced Nicole Gallo-Pratt as Associate Director of Creative Content. She will report to Shelly Jones-Jackson, Director of Merchandising and Operations. In this role, ....

Yale Debuts Tag-to-Tag Telematics Solution to Encourage Social Distancing

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new solution designed to help promote social distancing measures as businesses reopen, using sensors embedded in tags that buzz when personnel get within 6 ....

Atlanta Market Launches New Virtual Tools

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Atlanta Market announced that it is enhancing its interactive digital toolbox to support buyers before, during and after the upcoming Summer 2020 Atlanta Market, August 13-18, 2020 at AmericasMart® Atlanta. The ....

American Leather Holdings Taps Stefanie Lucas for Chief Revenue Officer

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 American Leather Holdings, the parent company for American Leather, Lee Industries, Brookline Furniture and Bench Made Modern, announces Stefanie Lucas has been named Chief Revenue Officer. An industry veteran with ....

Neighborhood Goods Has Invented A New Department Store Model That Actually Works

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Traditional department stores have been experiencing a slow and painful to watch death for years. The pandemic may be the final nail in their coffin. J.C. Penney and Neiman Marcus ....

ICFA Sales Rep Designs 2021 Membership Pin

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 The new design features a shield motif that reflects the strength of 4,500 fellow professionals. Longtime independent furniture sales representative Tom Nolan has created the winning design for membership pins ....

Jaipur Living Announces August Launch

Table Plans - July 23, 2020 Global rug and textiles furnishings company Jaipur Living announced the introduction of 16 new collections encompassing almost 70 rugs, from exquisite hand-knotted, hand-tufted, and hand-woven assortments to texture-rich naturals that ....