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Havertys Sales Gain in Q2

Havertys

ATLANTA-Havertys posted a second-quarter increase of 2.4 percent in net sales, to $175.1 million, according to a preliminary statement on the quarter, which ended on June 30. The sales pickup included a 3.2 percent rise in same-store sales. Clarence Smith, Havertys’ chairman, president and CEO, said the retailer experienced growth in sales of upholstery, mattressesMore »

Sadlowski Joins Lexington

David Sadlowski

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Lexington Home Brands has added industry veteran David Sadlowski to its management team as vice president and general manager of upholstery operations with responsibility for all aspects of domestic manufacturing and international sourcing. Sadlowski will be based at the company’s upholstery complex in Hildebran, N.C., and will report directly to Phil Haney, Lexington’sMore »

Shaw Industries Exiting the Area Rug Business

Shaw

DALTON, Ga.–Shaw Industries has announced that it is exiting the area rug business and plans to convert its Ringgold, Ga., rug facility to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for luxury vinyl tile. “The economics of the rug business today simply do not allow for future growth or encourage further investment,” said Vance Bell, chairman and CEO.More »

Orian Rugs to Debut New Las Vegas, Atlanta Showrooms

Orian Rugs

ANDERSON, S.C.–Orian Rugs will open a new 6,300 square-foot showroom in Building A, A-410, at World Market Center in January, in conjunction with celebrating its 35-year anniversary next year. The expansion coincides with a renovation of Orian’s 6,000 square-foot showroom in Atlanta’s AmericasMart, and the recent addition of 6,300 square feet in its High Point,More »

Vietri to Open Third Belk Boutique

Vietri

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.–Vietri will open its third boutique at Belk, in Dogwood Festival Market and Promenade in Flowood, Miss. on Oct. 2. The boutique will showcase Vietri’s tabletop collections, garden, home, and wall decor. “We began our partnership with Belk over a decade ago. As Vietri is based in Hillsborough, N.C., we are pleased to haveMore »