Spicers Ireland appoints official liquidators

Following last week’s announcement that Spicers UK and OfficeTeam have filed a notice of intention to go into administration, it is with regret that we inform you that on 1st May 2020 a petition was presented before the High Court … Read more

Largest FDMC 300 contract furniture companies post sales gains

The office and contract furniture manufacturers had another strong year, with most posting solid gains in sales.

Overall in 2019, sales for the FDMC 300 group of companies grew 4.5 percent, to reach $57.171 billion.

This group of cabinet, millwork, … Read more

Interior designers, furniture makers adapting to new socially distant norms

HIGH POINT, N.C. — As if the state’s economy hadn’t taken enough of a hit from COVID-19, local officials were forced to cancel what would have been the High Point Furniture Market, originally set for this past weekend. The internationally … Read more

Knoll Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL), a leading designer and manufacturer of furnishings, textiles and fine leathers for the workplace and home, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.

First Quarter Highlights

Net Sales increased … Read more

Reasons Why Long-term Faith on Steelcase Inc. (SCS) Could Pay Off Investors

Let’s start up with the current stock price of Steelcase Inc. (SCS), which is $9.56 to be very precise. The Stock rose vividly during the last session to $9.61 after opening rate of $9.53 while the lowest price it … Read more

Italian furniture and design manufacturers push for restarting production

A consortium of prominent Italian home furnishing designers and manufacturers are urging Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to allow their industries to resume production ahead of the country’s gradual re-opening, which is now slated to begin May 3 at the earliest … Read more

Italian furniture and design manufacturers push for restarting production

A consortium of prominent Italian home furnishing designers and manufacturers are urging Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to allow their industries to resume production ahead of the country’s gradual re-opening, which is now slated to begin May 3 at the earliest … Read more

10 ways COVID-19 could change office design

  • Millions of people in China have returned to work, and other countries are considering easing lockdowns in phases.
  • Organizations should plan how to adapt offices to comply with social distancing rules.
  • Real estate company Cushman & Wakefield has designed an
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Office-contract furniture market estimated to be $17 billion

The preliminary estimate developed by IHS Markit of the North American office, education, and healthcare furniture market for 2019 was estimated to be $16.99 billion by the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association. That is a gain of 4.3 percent … Read more

HNI Corporation Provides Update Related to COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

MUSCATINE, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI; “the Corporation”) is providing an update related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

CEO Comment
“First and foremost, our focus during this crisis is on the well-being of our members. To … Read more