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Categories: Market, News & Events, Stump & Company | Published: Oct 21st 2021
Our team worked the halls of the High Point market for 6 days and were pleased with the attendance, energy, and optimism. Most clients told us that total visits were probably 40-50% below pre-covid levels, but much better than expected. A few Canadians crossed the borders given the new transit rules, and there were several Asian and European groups in attendance as well. Best of all, the weather was a perfect North Carolina autumn, making ...
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 ...
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