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  Today's Date: Friday July 3, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5870.99 -115.47 (-2.01%) on a volume of 1,396,452 shares. Year to Date Change: -0.73%
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Inscape Fourth Quarter Sales Fell 16.7%
Thursday June 25, 2015 
The decrease in sales mainly affected the furniture segment where a few major projects originally scheduled for delivery in the quarter was delayed to future quarters. The quarter ended with an operating loss of $5.2 million.

Steelcase First Quarter Revenues Declined 2.4%
Wednesday June 24, 2015 
In the Americas, first quarter orders increased 8 percent compared to the prior year and continued to include a significant amount of orders with requested delivery dates more than 90 days from the order date.

Herman Miller Reports Fourth Quarter Sales Climbed 13%
Wednesday June 24, 2015 
On an organic basis, which adjusts for acquisitions, divestitures, and foreign currency translation, sales in the fourth quarter increased 3.9% from the same quarter last fiscal year.

Kewaunee Scientific Fourth Quarter Sales Climbed 11.9%
Tuesday June 23, 2015 
Record incoming orders in the fourth quarter increased the backlog of domestic orders, which more than offset a decline in the backlog of international orders that resulted from the shipment of several large orders during the year.

Strong Office Market bodes well for the Office Furniture Industry
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 15, 2015 
With the weak first quarter likely being an anomaly, rather than a trend, both the U.S. economy and the U.S. office market are well positioned for growth during the remainder of 2015.

Virco Reports Sales Fell 1.4% in 1st Quarter of Fiscal 2015
Friday June 12, 2015 
Although revenues decreased slightly, an increase in order rates contributed to an order backlog.

Artopex buys Logiflex
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
What made the acquisition possible is the strong shared values of the two brands.

NeoCon Makers: Mayline
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
Office Spaces will lead the viewer through the process -- warts and all -- from the design of the space to the eventual construction and installation of the furniture.

NeoCon Makers: Gunlocke
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
The company is known for its wood furniture, which will be intertwined through the showroom, but Gunlocke will also show a range of materials -- not a departure from its core, but an expansion of it.

NeoCon Makers: Grand Rapids Chair Company
Monday June 8, 2015 
As the hospitality and contract furniture industries continue to beg, borrow and steal from each other, both Ruiter and Frey agree that it's nothing but a win-win for both industries.

NeoCon Makers: Innovant
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
Innovant takes pride in the fact that its products are superbly engineered with a well thought through product line and focusing on the details.

Industry Vets join to create a Product Design Firm
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
The company includes industry veterans Robert Russell, Mike Dunlap and a third investor who is not involved in the day-to-day operation of the business.

UL's Cabiate Lab
Monday June 8, 2015 
UL's new laboratory in Cabiate, Italy, is the first and only lab in Italy accredited to perform testing to the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's (BIFMA) Standards for (Office Chairs), X5.11 (Large Occupant Office Chair), and X5.4 (Lounge Seating).

Industry off to a strong start in 2015
Wednesday June 3, 2015 
Greatly helping the industry is a U.S. economy that is forecast to steadily improve further into next year.

Steelcase Pyramid Sold at Long Last
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 1, 2015 
Terms of the sale to Norman Properties were not released, but the company received nothing near the $111 million price it cost to build.

NeoCon Makers: Tudelu
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 1, 2015 
The company carefully watched the move to open offices and found that Tudelu works perfectly to define space in the office as well.

NeoCon Makers: Stir
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 1, 2015 
Companies are already using technology like FitBit to negotiate better rates with insurance providers, however Stir can collect a lot more usage information than a FitBit.

NeoCon Makers: AIS
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 1, 2015 
Complete Studio represents a serious commitment from AIS management in an extensive desking and storage program.

Spec Furniture Gets a Functional Facelift
Monday June 1, 2015 
After completing in-depth market research, Spec has invested in its marketing channels to provide streamlined information to their customers.

Bene Opens NYC Showroom
Monday June 1, 2015 
The Bene Studio is in the heart of Manhattan, in the Chelsea district.

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