BUSINESS: Crawford Furniture Direct coming to town

February 1st, 2010

By Joe Olenick
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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

TOWN OF LOCKPORT Crawford Furniture is coming directly to the Town of Lockport.

The widely known furniture wholesale and retailer will be holding a grand opening at 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at its newest location, 5724 South Transit Road. Located next in the Home Depot Plaza, Crawford will be bringing products that are manufactured in Western New York. The company has a plant in Jamestown, as well as other locations in Amherst, Hamburg and Williamsville.

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Bassett Furniture rebounds to $2.6 million profit

February 1st, 2010

Company in black for first time in six quarters

Larry Thomas — Furniture Today, January 28, 2010

BASSETT, Va. — Bassett Furniture Inds. reported a profit of $2.6 million in the quarter ended Nov. 28 as sales slid 3.5% from the same period a year earlier.

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Intl. furniture expo opens in Tehran

February 1st, 2010

TEHRAN – The 19th international exhibition of furniture was inaugurated here on Sunday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

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South Island retailer targets Wellington furniture market

January 28th, 2010

Robert Smith

South Island based retailer Smiths City is looking to fill a void in the Wellington furniture store market as it seeks a return to higher profit levels through new stores.

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Furniture industry on the up again

January 27th, 2010

The imm Cologne, Germany’s biggest interior design fair and the first big furniture event of the year, has wrapped up and given a first few directions towards where the industry is going — namely upwards, according to insiders.

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The imm Cologne, Germany’s biggest interior design fair and the first big furniture event of the year, has wrapped up and given a first few directions towards where the industry is going – namely upwards, according to insiders.

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A.R.T. Furniture adds flexibility to container program

January 26th, 2010

Lets retailers share containers with other stores

Thomas Russell — Furniture Today

HIGH POINT — Case goods importer A.R.T. Furniture has launched a split direct container program that lets retailers share containers with other retailers.

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Agency puts used furniture to good use

January 26th, 2010

By Rachel Richardson

MILFORD – As a single mother who works part-time as a crossing guard, Sandra Stanley didn’t have much money left over to give daughter Robyn a bed, let alone the bedroom the 6-year-old dreamed of.

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Regulations for household furniture transport to be relaxed

January 25th, 2010

Transport of household furniture manufactured and sold by accredited timber dealers registered under Forest Conservation Department islandwide will be relaxed, Environmental and Environmental Resources Minister Patali Champika said.

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Garden furniture adds ‘sleekness’ to a property

January 22nd, 2010

There is no reason for the sleek look of a home to end at the back door, it has been claimed.

According to the Patio and Garden Furniture blog, garden furniture can help improve the appearance of a home’s outdoor space.

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Did you know? You can make furniture out of wood chips and resin!

January 21st, 2010

by Devin Coldewey

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