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Mississippi furniture manufacturer expanding, adding jobs

Jan. 18, 2022 17:15 PM EST

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi furniture manufacturer is embarking on a nearly $6.6 million expansion. Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery in New Albany plans to add 75 jobs over the next four years, the Daily Journal reported. The company assembles sofas, love seats, chairs and...

Sandman Bedding seeks to find own niche as mattress maker

Dec. 26, 2021 10:14 AM EST

BELDEN, Miss. (AP) — The founders of a Mississippi company that makes custom-fit jeans are trying their hand in the multibillion-dollar bedding and mattress industry. Blue Delta Jeans co-founders Josh West and Nick Weaver are among the investors in Sandman Bedding, a maker of...

Holiday season lights a bright spot amid pandemic resurgence

Dec. 20, 2021 19:06 PM EST

CUMBERLAND, Maine (AP) — The holiday season is shining brightly during the pandemic as businesses pour money into extravagant light shows to spread cheer. From Maine to California, more lights shows have launched during the pandemic, and they’re more elaborate than ever, with...

E-commerce mattress maker Casper sold for about $308 million

Nov. 15, 2021 17:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The e-commerce mattress maker Casper is being acquired and taken private, less that a year after its public debut, for about $308 million. Shares of Casper Sleep Inc. spiked 88.5% to close Monday at $6.69. Durational Capital...

APEX Mattress Manufacturing brings new facility, jobs to SC

Nov. 04, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — A company that manufactures mattresses is opening a facility in South Carolina that will bring with it 50 new jobs. APEX Mattress Manufacturing Inc. plans a $1.9 million investment, Gov. Henry McMaster said in a news release. ...

Mississippi furniture maker opens clinic for workers, family

Oct. 31, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — Employees of a Mississippi furniture factory are now able to get health care services near their work site. Southern Furniture Industries recently opened a health and wellness clinic for employees and their families in an effort to control the...