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2004 News Archives

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After more than 40 years of doing business as Best Chairs, the furniture manufacturer has announced that they will now be identified and branded as Best Home Furnishings.

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Lanpar, Inc., has purchased the assets of Alan Morgan Furniture, importer of popular priced bedroom and home theater in oak and pine.

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Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: STLY) today reported higher sales and earnings for the first quarter of 2004. Both sales and earnings exceeded management's upwardly revised guidance for the quarter issued in mid-March.

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Aaron Rents, Inc. (NYSE: RNT), the nation's leader in the rental, sales and lease ownership, and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances and accessories, today confirmed it was on track to open 140 new Aaron's Sales & Lease Ownership stores in 2004

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The Rowe Companies (Amex: ROW), a leading furniture manufacturer and home furnishings retailer, reported operating results for the first quarter ended February 29, 2004.

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Bombay Announces 38% Increase in Fiscal 2003 Earnings

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Ralph Rossdeutscher, President of Natura World Inc., has announced the promotion of Larry L. Klein to Vice President of Sales. Klein was Director of Sales there for four years.

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Through an exclusive regional partnership with Furniture.com, Harlem Furniture has gained rights to Furniture.com's industry-leading web address, online sales engine, and advanced customer service technology platform.

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Vertis, the premier provider of targeted advertising, media, and marketing services, today announced the results of its Customer Focus® 2004.

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Gefen Productions, a leading video production firm in North Carolina, has garnered praise from an international panel of industry professionals.

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The Clio Awards today announced the selection of IKEA as the 2004 Advertiser of the Year award winner. The 6th Annual Award will be presented at this year's Clio Festival in Miami Beach, May 15-18, 2004.

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IKEA Home Furnishings has taken another step in helping people incorporate their personal lives and interests into home design.

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A new regulation calls for mattresses, that already meet current federal standards of not igniting due to cigarettes burning all the way down, to meet new open flame ignition tests.

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The National Home Furnishing Association (NHFA) has selected Globe Express Services to speak at its Retailer Resource Seminar Program in the High Point Market.

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Enthusiastic responses are pouring in for the 2005 “AWFS®Vegas” show.

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RouteView Technologies, the undisputed leader in delivery management solutions for the retail home furnishings industry, noted continued utilization and success of its routing software at the Morris Furniture Company, a growing and prominent home furnishing retailer in the Miami Valley area of Ohio.

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Over 30 home furnishings retailers from California, New Mexico and Washington attended the first workshops offered by the WHFA Academy in Los Angeles on April 1, 2004.

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FurnitureFIND Corporation, the fastest-growing online furniture retailer in the U.S., has announced the grand opening of a 12,500-square- foot Broyhill Showplace at its Niles, Mich. retail store location.

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A new government imposed regulation will put potentially cancer causing and health damaging chemicals next to your skin and respiratory system for eight hours per day.

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Country Living, a leading shelter magazine and authority on classic American style and design, has again joined forces with Lane Furniture to introduce a second generation of products that exemplify country style.