Categories: Articles & Publications, Stump & Company | Published: Oct 11th 2021
originally published in Axial's Middle Market Review
E-Commerce Drives Growth and M&A Opportunity in the Furniture Industry
by Dani Forman
Furniture runs deep in the Stump family DNA. Since 1972, the Stump family’s investment banking firm, Stump & Company, has successfully completed over 400 M&A transactions on behalf of their furniture-focused clients. That 50-year history has also given Stump & Co a front row seat to the evolution of the furniture industry as it ...
Categories: Market, NeoCon, News & Events, Stump & Company | Published: Oct 7th 2021
The Stump team attended both the September 20-23 Casual show and the October 4-6 Neocon show in Chicago's famed Merchandise Mart. After a long, COVID-induced pause, we found both to be upbeat despite mixed traffic.
First, observations on the Casual show held in late September. Outdoor furniture is a booming category as homeowners increasingly want more and better outdoor venues as they continue to spend more time at home. As we walked the ...
Categories: Market, Stump & Company | Published: Aug 26th 2021
The Stump team traveled to Las Vegas this week to attend the back-to-back residential market and the hospitality show. This two-for-one market special is a first, the result of the adjusted “COVID calendar”. But we think there may be advantages that provide some interesting and compelling opportunities for buyers to attend both shows to further blur the channels (read more about Stump’s perspective on the “hospi-dential” / “resi-mercial” trend in our past newsletters). We were pleased ...
Categories: Deal Announcements, Stump & Company | Published: Aug 10th 2021
August 10, 2021
STUMP & COMPANY SERVED AS EXCLUSIVE FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO BOLTON FURNITURE
Trademark Global, LLC ("Trademark"), a portfolio company of Bertram Capital (“Bertram”) and a rapidly growing provider of high-quality products to the largest online retailers, has announced the acquisition of Bolton Furniture, Inc. ("Bolton"). Press release linked here.
Stump & Company (“Stump”) was pleased to initiate this transaction and serve as the exclusive financial advisor to Bolton.
Founder Geoff Jackson has developed ...
Categories: Market, Stump & Company | Published: Jun 13th 2021
The Spring, rescheduled to Summer, High Point market has now concluded and in our view it was a SUCCESS!
With lots of vacant showrooms, many exhibitors not showing, unprecedented June timing (first week of summer break for young families), a robust premarket, and no international visitors, we were not expecting a strong market. And Thursday-Friday was slow. But then… the crowds showed up and stayed. Until Tuesday! Positive attitudes from buyers, designers and retailers highlight ...
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