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Furniture Brands Cuts Loss in Third Quarter

Furniture Brands Cuts Loss in Third Quarter

ST. LOUIS—Furniture Brands International reported a drastically reduced third-quarter loss of $2.1 million, down from the $23.5 million net loss from the 2009 third quarter. Improvements in the furniture manufacturer’s expense structure helped its bottom line in the quarter. Selling, general and administrative expenses were reduced by 21 percent, while interest expense dropped 23 percent.More »

Stanley Furniture Narrows Net Loss in Third Quarter

Stanley Furniture Narrows Net Loss in Third Quarter

STANLEYTOWN, Va.—Stanley Furniture reported a net loss for its third quarter of $4.9 million, compared to a net loss of $5.1 million for the third quarter of 2009. The company was able to reduce its loss through expense controls. Selling, general and administrative expenses were slimmed by 16.3 percent, while cost of sales were downMore »

Hamilton Beach Net Falls 19 Percent in Q3

Hamilton Beach Net Falls 19 Percent in Q3

CLEVELAND—Net income for Hamilton Beach finished the third quarter at $5.6 million, 19 percent down from the third quarter of 2009. The shortfall occurred in spite of a 12 percent pickup in net sales, which totaled $133.3 million for the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30. NACCO Industries, Hamilton Beach’s parent company, attributed the dropMore »

Cuisinart Sponsors Second Season of “Avec Eric”

Cuisinart Sponsors Second Season of “Avec Eric”

STAMFORD, Conn.—Cuisinart is continuing its sponsorship of the PBS series “Avec Eric,” which has begun its second season. Hosted by Eric Ripert, chef at Le Bernardin in New York City and judge on the Bravo network’s “Top Chef,” the show has three segments in each episode: a behind-the-scene look at Le Bernardin’s kitchen; food tastingMore »

AHFA Slates Third Annual Sustainability Summit

AHFA Slates Third Annual Sustainability Summit

HIGH POINT, N.C. –“Weaving Sustainability into the Corporate Fabric: Competing in the Global Marketplace,” is the theme for this year’s All-Industry Sustainability Summit slated for Dec. 1-2 at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park in Asheville, N.C. The Summit will bring together a cross section of decision makers and thought leaders from manufacturing, retail and supplierMore »

Wahl to Make Donation to Movember Foundation

Wahl to Make Donation to Movember Foundation

STERLING, Ill.—Wahl Clipper Corp. has pledged to make a $10 donation to the Movember Foundation for each sale of its Special Edition Wahl Lithium Ion Grooming Kit. Movember is an effort in which men are encouraged to grow facial hair to raise awareness for cancer research (“The Mo” is slang for “mustache,” according to aMore »

Two’s Company to Host Charity Sale

Two’s Company to Host Charity Sale

ELMSFORD, N.Y.-Two’s Company will team up with Westchester Jewish Community Services to host a second charity warehouse sale in December. WJCS is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit, broad based human service agency dedicated to helping people of all ages cope with emotional, cognitive, environmental, physical, social and educational challenges. To help support this charity, Two’s Company willMore »