Furniture

Flatpack furniture startup Burrow targets millennial nomads with latest launch – Curbed

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Seven months after launching their easily shipped and assembled sofa line, furniture startup Burrow is expanding its efforts to shake up the traditional furniture industry. The company is now offering a chaise module and ottoman, and appears to have slightly revamped its core product with firmer foam than the initial batches. Additionally, Burrow is using new fabric that’s undergone extensive wear-and-tear testing, including scratches from simulated 3D-printed animals claws. So…

Startup’s furniture mission: 10 minute set up with no tools – CNNMoney

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Kabeer Chopra just wanted to buy a couch for his graduate school apartment. He decided to splurge on a gray sofa from West Elm — until he realized it wouldn’t be available for 12 weeks. Since Chopra was in a short graduate school program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, it didn’t seem worth the wait. Instead, he ordered a red couch on sale from a West Elm store….

Some Rothman Furniture stores to re-open under new name – KMOV.com

Thursday, November 02, 2017

St. Louis-area pastors, business and civic leaders will call for a boycott Thursday for what they consider too many social injustices suffered by blacks.

Gallery Furniture owner "Mattress Mac" Jim McIngvale to give … – ESPN

Thursday, November 02, 2017

1:55 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The man they call “Mattress Mac” has to pay up once again now that the Houston Astros are MLB champs — to the tune of more than $10 million. Here’s everything you need to know about Houston’s win over L.A. • Astros win first World Series title » • Astros embrace, enjoy their moment » • Correa proposes on…

Rothman Furniture store business not closing in OFallon IL … – Belleville News-Democrat

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Some Rothman Furniture stores will live on as Art Van Furniture locations, including its O’Fallon store and four locations in Missouri, according to the Art Van President and CEO Kim Yost. Jay Steinback, president and CEO of Rothman, announced in late September the company would begin liquidating its remaining inventory. The store’s liquidation will continue as Art Van and Rothman complete the franchise agreement, according to a news release from…

Rothman Furniture properties to reopen as Art Van Furniture stores … – STLtoday.com

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Art Van Furniture, a growing chain based in Warren, Mich., will open early next year in four former Rothman Furniture & Mattress properties, company officials say.  The furniture stores — in Affton, Bridgeton, O’Fallon, Mo., and O’Fallon, Ill. — will be Art Van’s first in the St. Louis area. The retailer, founded in 1959, currently has more than 120 stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.   +2 …

Rothman Furniture properties to reopen as Art Van Furniture stores – STLtoday.com

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Art Van Furniture, a growing chain based in Warren, Mich., will open early next year in four former Rothman Furniture & Mattress properties, company officials say. The stores — in Affton, Bridgeton, O’Fallon, Mo., and O’Fallon, Ill. — will be Art Van’s first in the St. Louis area. The retailer, founded in 1959, currently has more than 120 stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.   +1  …

Wichita Furniture buys 120000-square-foot distribution center – Wichita Eagle (blog)

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

When Jay Storey opened Furniture on Consignment in 1989, his mission and the place he accomplished it – a 10,000-square-foot warehouse at Second and Cleveland – were fairly simple. “I sold furniture for other people,” he says. His Wichita Furniture – the parent company of Furniture on Consignment, Wichita Furniture & Mattress and Ashley HomeStores – still sells consignment furniture and new, too. Storey now has purchased a 120,000-square-foot distribution…

Spencer Solves it: Mattress, furniture donated to KPRC2 viewer attacked by bed bugs – KPRC Houston

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

HOUSTON – Bed bugs are tiny, grotesque, crawling vampires. They can drive you out of your mind and drive you out of your house. More News Headlines Spencer Solves It: Motorized wheelchair donated to help man affected by Harvey Spencer Solves It: Family of 6 loses instruments in Harvey Spencer Solves It: Student gets 2 new pairs of glasses Spencer Solves It: Family gets new AC system donated, installed Spencer…

How Gallery Furniture used AI to boost digital sales more than $270000 – Digiday

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Artificial intelligence is hot in ad tech, and Houston, Texas-based retailer Gallery Furniture — that has 400 full-time employees and three showrooms in Texas (two of which are over 100,000 square feet) — made its first foray into AI marketing this July. Nearly four months in, the brand has seen a year-over-year digital sales increase of around $277,500, thanks to a robot called Albert. Gallery Furniture has worked with the…

Furniture movers hurt in DeKalb neighborhood shootout – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Police said they were called to the house on Waldrop Hills Drive on Wednesday night and found the men who’d been delivering the furniture, ages 27 and 30, shot in the driveway. A third man, now identified by authorities as shooting suspect, Larry Dixon, 26, was also shot.

How A Robot Is Changing Furniture Making At A Factory In Fitchburg … – WBUR

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This story is part of a BostonomiX series called “The Future Of Work” that examines the jobs of the future and the skills needed for those jobs. Furniture runs in Josh Weissman’s blood. In 1976, his dad started the company Moduform, which he now owns and operates. The Fitchburg-based furniture-maker supplies nightstands, beds, chairs, desks and more to college dorms and hospitals. “Back in the ’80s and ’90s, we had craftspeople,” Weissman said….

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Gallotti&Radice Brings Italian Furniture Fantasies to Los Angeles – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. (Los Angeles, CA, October 2017) – Gallotti & Radice, the Italian furniture brand famously described as a laboratory for the imagination, launched their newest collection in the U.S. at the Mass Beverly showroom with a cocktail party on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in honor of the company’s second generation of leadership, Silvia Gallotti. Gallotti &…

Money Talks News: How to save on furniture – WTOL.com

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The gingerbread house at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Arizona is in a category all by itself- life-size.

Updegraff Furniture to move into Cox Gift Shop building – The Herald Bulletin

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ALEXANDRIA — The former Cox Gift Shop location has been sold to D.J. Updegraff and will be transformed into Updegraff Furniture and Mattress. After operating four other furniture stores, mostly in Elwood, Updegraff said the former gift shop, 307 N. Harrison St., will reopen in late November. He already has moved some furnishings to be sold into the building, which has been vacant for about a…

Terrifying ‘haunted’ restaurant camera shows furniture moving on its own – AOL

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This viral footage may prove ghost skeptics wrong.  One local spot in California is making headlines for some spooky incidents — and it was all caught on camera.  Cronies Bar and Restaurant uploaded two separate videos to Facebook to verify the creepy encounters. One shows the rocking of a chair during business hours, which had some of its customers spooked. The other video shows the toppling of a barstool after the business had closed…

Furniture First Adds Members, Plans to Open Symposium Sponsorship Nov. 1st – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

This press release is submitted and shown here in its original form, unedited by Furniture Today. Middletown, PA: In their September meeting the Furniture First board of directors approved the applications of two retailers to join the furniture and mattress cooperative buying group: J. Allan’s in Brookhaven, MS and FX Marcotte in South Portland, ME. Both operations have staff with experience at other Furniture First member stores that brought them…