Steelcase Inc. — Moody’s affirms Steelcase’s senior unsecured ratings at Baa2; outlook is changed to negative

Saturday, 30 January 2021

Rating Action: Moody’s affirms Steelcase‘s senior unsecured ratings at Baa2; outlook is changed to negative Global Credit Research – 29 Jan 2021New York, January 29, 2021 — Moody’s Investors Service, (“Moody’s”) today affirmed Steelcase Inc.‘s (“Steelcase“) senior unsecured ratings at Baa2. The outlook was changed to negative from stable.The affirmation of the Baa2 reflects Steelcase‘s good market position in the office furniture sector and leading global brands.

Steelcase CEO Is Taking A Bet On Return Of Work Force (Radio)

Friday, 29 January 2021

Jim Keane, CEO of Steelcase, a leading manufacturer of furniture for offices, hospitals and classrooms, on why he’s taking a bet on the return to work force. Hosted by Paul Sweeney and Vonnie Quinn.

La-z-boy Inc (LZB) Senior Vice President and COO Darrell Dewain Edwards Sold $781,425 of Shares

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Senior Vice President and COO of La-z-boy Inc (30-Year Financial, Insider Trades) Darrell Dewain Edwards (insider trades) sold 17,365 shares of LZB on 01/25/2021 at an average price of $45 a share. The total sale was $781,425.

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HNI Corporation (HNI) Soars 2.68% on January 28

Thursday, 28 January 2021

HNI Corporation (HNI) had a good day on the market for Thursday January 28 as shares jumped 2.68% to close at $33.75. About 174,589 shares traded hands on 2,102 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of n/a shares out of a total float of 42.71 million. After opening the trading day at $33.29, shares of HNI Corporation stayed within a range of $33.97 to $33.02.

Millions of dollars meant to prepare for public health threats went to things like office furniture removal, watchdog says

Thursday, 28 January 2021

The Department of Health and Human Services misappropriated millions meant in part for pandemic preparedness, an HHS whistleblower and watchdog report alleged.

HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is believed to have misused the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority funds between the fiscal year of 2010 and ending in 2019, according to the investigation conducted by the HHS Inspector General and overseen by the Office of Special Counsel.

Steelcase Earns Top Designation as ‘Best Place to Work’ For LGBTQ Equality

Thursday, 28 January 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Steelcase (NYSE: SCS) has earned a perfect score of 100 points on the Corporate Equality Index, issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, designating Steelcase as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” in the U.S. The company has received this top score in seven of the past eight years. Additionally, The Human Rights Campaign Mexico Chapter has awarded our Monterrey Business Center and the Mexico City WorkLife Center with the HRC EQUIDAD MX 2021 Certificate for having obtained the highest rating on their LGBTQ Equity and Inclusion index under their Global Program for Labor inclusion.

Kris Yates Appointed Chief Commercial Officer At Brown Jordan Inc.

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Brown Jordan Inc. a U.S. designer, manufacturer and marketer of luxury home, outdoor and upscale contract furnishings, has named Kris Yates as Chief Commercial Officer, a newly created position. Yates will report directly to Gene J. Moriarty, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Based on the West Coast, Yates will oversee direction for all Brown Jordan Inc. Outdoor Living brands, including Brown Jordan, Tropitone, Castelle, Texacraft and Winston. Working in tandem with senior leadership and relying on her proven ability, Yates will implement solutions and go-to-market strategy for the Outdoor Brands and assume responsibility for growing revenue and increasing market share. Further, she will direct sales and customer service leadership and corporate marketing for all brands.

Fabric Partners with National Business Furniture to Modernize the B2B E-commerce Experience

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

BELLEVUE, Wash.Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fabric, a headless commerce platform purpose-built for growth, today announced that National Business Furniture (NBF) will implement Fabric’s cloud-native experience and commerce product suite. NBF, which has provided quality furniture at affordable prices to corporate offices, government agencies, healthcare organizations, hospitality groups and home offices for over 40 years, will use Fabric to revamp its digital offerings and strengthen its omnichannel experience. Fabric will begin with two of its webshops, Office Chairs and Office Furniture.

Office Furniture Liquidations is Unlikely Partner During Times of Business Distress

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

SAN ANTONIO — Small businesses are the backbone of the United State economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected small businesses, resulting in work-from-home measures and business closures. Office Furniture Liquidations (OFL) has positioned itself as an unlikely business partner and solution for those small business owners who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances by providing liquidation services.

Salvador boosts customer performance across UK and Ireland

Monday, 25 January 2021

Despite the obvious challenges of 2020, sales of Salvador crosscutting solutions have seen exponential growth over the past 12 months, a trend that looks set to continue into 2021. Increased sales to producers of garden furniture, studios, sheds, timber framed buildings, fencing, joinery, pallets and cases have been fuelled by a need to meet soaring demand, boost capacity and take control of manufacturing in house.