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slate.com - Aaron Mak - The Furniture Supply Chain Is Completely Busted
The Furniture Supply Chain Is Completely Busted
Slate

Back in March, Olivia Messer, a freelance journalist, placed an order at Joybird for a green, sumptuous-looking velvet couch. She'd just bought a house in Florida, and her parents bought the item as a present for her 30 birthday. The retailer…

hurriyetdailynews.com - Furniture exports hit $2 bln in first half of year - Latest News
Furniture exports hit $2 bln in first half of year - Latest News
Hürriyet Daily News

Turkey 's furniture exports jumped 35 percent in the first half of 2021 compared to the same period in the previous year, marking a record level of $2 billion. The country's main furniture export destinations were Iraq, Germany, the United States…

engadget.com - Jon Fingas - Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Engadget

Alphabet has launched another company in its X moonshot factory, and this one may be its most ambitious robotics project to date. The just-opened firm, Intrinsic, plans to make industrial robots more accessible to people and businesses that…

wbay.com - Brad Spakowitz,WBAY news staff - 3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Smart furniture
3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Smart furniture
WBAY

Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 5:21 PM CDT|Updated: 2 hours ago GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - If smart furniture is in your future, you may never worry about losing the TV remote again. Imagine changing the volume by waving your hand over the couch arm, or…

express.co.uk - Pip Murrison - How to clean garden furniture - the proper way to clean wooden, iron and plastic furniture
How to clean garden furniture - the proper way to clean wooden, iron and plastic furniture
Express.co.uk

As temperatures soar this summer many of us will be looking forward to using our gardens again. But, it can easily get dirty if left outside for long periods. To make sure you impress at your next BBQ here are three easy hacks to leave your garden…

dornob.com - Stephanie Rogers - How to Score Patio Furniture During the Global Supply Shortage
How to Score Patio Furniture During the Global Supply Shortage
Dornob

If you've been searching fruitlessly for patio furniture all summer, you're not the only one. It's currently sold out in many big-box stores with few new shipments in sight, leaving showroom floors empty and shoppers frustrated. Outdoor furniture…

forbes.com - Trevor Clawson - Widening Circles - The Startup That's Attracting Big Retail To The Circular Economy
Widening Circles - The Startup That's Attracting Big Retail To The Circular Economy
Forbes

The circular economy is no longer a novelty. Instead of buying a drill that will be used two or three times and then locked in a cupboard, increasing numbers of us are renting from our peers via apps.. And rather than making the choice between…

abc13.com - Living Designs Furniture is here for all your home needs!
Living Designs Furniture is here for all your home needs!
ABC13 Houston

Our city is full of exciting people, places and businesses! H-Town Spotlight is a fun and informative segment that showcases all that Houston has to offer! In our July 15 episode we took an inside look at Living Designs Furniture. This company…

nytimes.com - Daniel L. Doctoroff - Opinion | Tear Down the Restaurant Sheds Before It's Too Late
Opinion | Tear Down the Restaurant Sheds Before It's Too Late
The New York Times

Like most everyone, I love New York City's Open Restaurants program. Started in June 2020, it allows restaurants to serve customers on sidewalks and in the street without having to pay rent or fees. As a result, owners of restaurants across the…

forbes.com - Bobby Marhamat - Council Post: Five Predictions For The Future Of In-Office Work
Council Post: Five Predictions For The Future Of In-Office Work
Forbes

CEO at Raydiant ; Creating a market-leading offering that brings brick & mortar locations to life. No one could've prepared for the way things changed in 2020. Every aspect of life was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, and especially work, where…

hrw.org - Aluminum: The Car Industry's Blind Spot
Aluminum: The Car Industry's Blind Spot
Human Rights Watch

Maciré Camara, a widow and mother of five, is a farmer in Diakhabia, a village in the Boké region of Guinea, West Africa.[1] Walking through Camara's community, it's hard to imagine the connection between the global car industry and…

ocregister.com - Associated Press - Chip and Joanna Gaines talk moving from 'Fixer Upper' to building Magnolia TV network
Chip and Joanna Gaines talk moving from 'Fixer Upper' to building Magnolia TV network
Orange County Register

FILE – In this March 29, 2016 file photo, Joanna Gaines, left, and Chip Gaines pose for a portrait in New York. The couple made a name for themselves thanks to their knack for renovating homes. Now they're making the transition to TV…

forbes.com - Ramakrishnan Narayanan - India's Zomato Hits The IPO Jackpot With A Stellar Debut
India's Zomato Hits The IPO Jackpot With A Stellar Debut
Forbes

Nasir Kachroo/NurPhoto via Getty Images Food delivery giant Zomato, which became a household brand during the pandemic-induced lockdown, delivered a stellar performance when it debuted on the stock exchange Friday. Zomato's shares soared as much as…

dailypolitical.com - Stacy Sanders - Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Sells 23,573 Shares of Hooker Furniture Co. (NASDAQ:HOFT)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Sells 23,573 Shares of Hooker Furniture Co. (NASDAQ:HOFT)
Daily Political

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP decreased its position in Hooker Furniture Co. (NASDAQ:HOFT) by 2.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 931,439 shares of the…

ft.com - James Pickford - Staycation boom drives surge in holiday lets companies
Staycation boom drives surge in holiday lets companies
Financial Times

The rate at which holiday let companies are being set up has more than doubled over the pandemic, as second-home owners look to offset their costs amid a booming UK staycation market. In the first six months of 2021, 1,401 holiday let companies…

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