Impacted by sputtering business in the energy sector, Steelcase Inc. reported sales of $758 million during the second quarter, a 7 percent drop. Net income was $38.2 million. The contract furniture company is opening a design center in Germany.
Herman Miller reported a sales increase of $598.6 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, aided by its acquisition of Design Within Reach, representing a venture into consumer retail sales. Commodity prices have been increasing, reports CEO Brian Walker.
Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc. faces $214,633 in fines for not correcting worker safety violations cited by the OSHA two yeas ago. The occupational safety agency listed lockout-tagout practices, and not exhausting combustible sawdust and shavings among the repeat violations.
It's got all the makings of a picture-perfect business relationship. Internationally famous fashion photographer and reality TV personality Nigel Barker has paired with America's largest independent furniture retailer on a new collection of residential furnishings. The Nigel Barker Collection, which includes living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, debuts Oct. 1.