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Peru’s Kuczynski forms Cabinet, aims to placate Congress: sources – Reuters

Sunday, September 17, 2017

BUENOS AIRES/LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski plans to make Vice President Mercedes Araoz his new prime minister and replace five other ministers in a Cabinet shuffle aimed at placating the opposition-ruled Congress, three government sources said on Sunday. Kuczynski has decided to name Deputy Economy Minister Claudia Cooper as his new finance minister and to replace his justice, education, health and housing ministers, said the sources,…

Ashley Furniture to donate more than $2M toward hurricane relief efforts – Star Local Media

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. (Ashley), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of home furnishings, is assisting with relief efforts for the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. Ashley is committed to helping the victims who have incurred damage to their homes and belongings due to these hurricanes and is contributing products and subsidizing discounts with a combined retail value of over $1…

Egypt Expects Cabinet Approval to Sell Eurobonds Within Weeks – Bloomberg

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Egypt’s cabinet is expected to approve a plan to sell 1.5 billion in euro-denominated bonds in two to three weeks, the finance minister said, as the government seeks cheaper finance abroad to plug its budget gap. The Finance Ministry has started initial discussions with some European investment banks, Amr El-Garhy said in an interview in Bahrain late on Saturday. The notes, which will be Egypt’s first in euros, will likely…

Peru’s Congress ousts cabinet as political crisis deepens – Reuters

Sunday, September 17, 2017

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress ousted center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pitching the copper-producing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years. In a gamble that will likely force him to scrap his plans to travel abroad later in the day, Kuczynski had dared Congress on Wednesday to revoke its confidence in his cabinet if it insisted on forcing…

Ugandan cabinet approves bill for removal of presidential age limit – Xinhua

Sunday, September 17, 2017

KAMPALA, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) – Uganda’s cabinet late Friday approved a resolution by its ruling party legislators for a constitutional amendment to remove the 75-year-old age limit for presidents. The Cabinet allowed the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party to table a private members bill for constitutional amendment in Parliament next week, said Frank Tumwebaze, Uganda’s minister of Information Communication Technology and National Guidance. The NRM…

Rooms To Go commits $2M, over 2000 rooms of furniture to those affected by Hurricanes – WWSB ABC 7

Saturday, September 16, 2017

SEFFENER, FL (WAFB) – In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey,  the nation’s leading independent furniture retailer is stepping up in a major way. Rooms To Go announced on Friday the company is committed to rebuilding communities and homes in Florida and Texas and has pledged $2 million in monetary support to national and local charities as well as over 2,000 rooms of furniture to…

19 Home and Furniture Sales You Don’t Want to Miss This Weekend – PEOPLE.com

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Yay, it’s Friday! After a long, hard week you deserve a little reward. Whether you’re hunting for an area rug at a seriously inexpensive price or preparing for the holidays by scooping up some ornaments early, now’s the time to treat yourself to a little home decor TLC. Here are all of the sales you should have your eye on this weekend: AllModern: Up to 65% off patio sets, dining, planters,…

Bassett Furniture Announces Opening of New Store in Pittsburgh, PA – Markets Insider

Saturday, September 16, 2017

BASSETT, Va., Sept. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSET), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality home furnishings, today announced the opening of its new Bassett Home Furnishings store located in The Block Northway Mall in Pittsburgh, Pa.  Bassett currently has 91 store locations across the United States. “Pittsburgh will be a great addition to our continued nationwide store expansion…

19 Home and Furniture Sales You Don’t Want to Miss This Weekend – PEOPLE.com

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Yay, it’s Friday! After a long, hard week you deserve a little reward. Whether you’re hunting for an area rug at a seriously inexpensive price or preparing for the holidays by scooping up some ornaments early, now’s the time to treat yourself to a little home decor TLC. Here are all of the sales you should have your eye on this weekend: AllModern: Up to 65% off patio sets, dining, planters,…

August furniture store sales climb 5.4% – Furniture Today

Saturday, September 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Furniture and home furnishings stores sales last month topped the broad retail sector and were among the best performing categories, with a 5.4% increase over the same month last year, according to the latest U.S. Department of Commerce report. Estimated furniture and home furnishings store sales totaled $9.63 billion in August, up from a revised $9.12 billion in August 2016, the government reported today. Sales were up 0.4%…

Some makers of Victorian furniture are considered artists – The Daily Herald

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Large, ornate Victorian furniture is selling for low prices at auctions for many reasons. Houses are smaller and bedrooms have more windows and closets, so there are fewer plain walls for large double beds or dressers. Plus, the elaborate carvings are out of style. The furniture also is very heavy and hard to move. Sometimes the headboard is too high for a modern room with an 8-foot ceiling, and…

19 Home and Furniture Sales You Don’t Want to Miss This Weekend – PEOPLE.com

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Yay, it’s Friday! After a long, hard week you deserve a little reward. Whether you’re hunting for an area rug at a seriously inexpensive price or preparing for the holidays by scooping up some ornaments early, now’s the time to treat yourself to a little home decor TLC. Here are all of the sales you should have your eye on this weekend: AllModern: Up to 65% off patio sets, dining, planters,…

19 Home and Furniture Sales You Don’t Want to Miss This Weekend – PEOPLE.com

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Yay, it’s Friday! After a long, hard week you deserve a little reward. Whether you’re hunting for an area rug at a seriously inexpensive price or preparing for the holidays by scooping up some ornaments early, now’s the time to treat yourself to a little home decor TLC. Here are all of the sales you should have your eye on this weekend: AllModern: Up to 65% off patio sets, dining, planters,…

No-Confidence Vote in Peru Forces Cabinet Resignations – U.S. News & World Report

Saturday, September 16, 2017

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Peru’s Congress ousts cabinet as political crisis deepens – Reuters

Friday, September 15, 2017

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress ousted center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pitching the copper-producing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years. In a gamble that will likely force him to scrap his plans to travel abroad later in the day, Kuczynski had dared Congress on Wednesday to revoke its confidence in his cabinet if it insisted on forcing…

Beco Kitchens and Bathrooms Will Offer a Five-Year Warranty on All Carpentry Services – Digital Journal

Friday, September 15, 2017

This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Morrisville, PA — (SBWIRE) — 09/15/2017 — Confident of the quality of their team’s work, Beco Kitchens and Bathrooms offers a five-year warranty on all of their carpentry services. As an all-inclusive design and build firm, the company has a mission to give their clients not only beautiful and practical design but also great value for their investment. Homeowners seeking high-quality bathroom…

Furniture Row owner: Team is selling No. 77 charter – Nascar

Friday, September 15, 2017

Furniture Row Racing owner Barney Visser told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Thursday night that he is selling the charter for his No. 77 Toyota team. “It’s being sold right now,” Visser said. “We think there’s going to be a lot of charters on the market.” “It’s sold,” Visser added later in the interview. “It’s all contracted for right now.” The No. 77 has an open seat for next year as…

How to Make Your Junky Medicine Cabinet Look Fancy – Architectural Digest

Friday, September 15, 2017

Medicine cabinets are a necessary evil in small bathrooms—other than a shelf or two under the sink (if you’re lucky), the shallow nook is likely the only place to store your face wash, hairbrush, and contact solution within reach. So the darn thing is staying. But that doesn’t mean you need to accept the utilitarian fixture in its original state. Architect and designer Elizabeth Roberts recently gave the medicine cabinet…

Peru’s Congress ousts cabinet as political crisis deepens – Reuters – Reuters

Friday, September 15, 2017

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress ousted center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s cabinet in a vote of no-confidence early on Friday, pitching the copper-producing Andean country into its worst political crisis in years. In a gamble that will likely force him to scrap his plans to travel abroad later in the day, Kuczynski had dared Congress on Wednesday to revoke its confidence in his cabinet if it insisted on forcing…

Peru’s Kuczynski dares Congress to dismiss entire Cabinet – Reuters – Reuters

Friday, September 15, 2017

LIMA (Reuters) – The government of Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told opposition lawmakers on Wednesday that they would have to dismiss the entire Cabinet – and move closer to facing removal themselves – if they try to oust a second education minister. Kuczynski accused the opposition-ruled Congress of trying to sabotage his education reforms as the right-wing Popular Force party prepared a motion to censure Education Minister Marilu Martens…