Furniture

Consumer Reports cites two high chairs for safety problems

Most high chairs sold in the United States comply with a voluntary safety standard that includes what is known as a crotch post—a structure that’s supposed to keep an unharnessed child from sliding downward and […]

08/29/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Furniture company sticking with Paula Deen

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina-based home furnishings company that markets Paula Deen’s furniture line is sticking with the embattled celebrity chef. The High Point Enterprise reports that Universal Furniture International will continue […]

07/25/2013

Bruce Cochrane, Lincolnton Furniture President and CEO (AP Photo)

NC furniture maker hailed as US job creator closes

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A start-up North Carolina furniture company once celebrated as a sign of America’s manufacturing rebound has closed, a year after its head was hosted by President Barack Obama.

01/04/2013

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