Neocon 2022 Chicago
Market

NEOCON 2022: Commercial Furniture on the Move!

The Stump team enjoyed a full 2 days of Neocon this week in Chicago as we witnessed an energetic gathering of commercial furniture specialists.
Neocon 2022 Chicago

NEOCON 2022: Commercial Furniture on the Move!

The Stump team enjoyed a full 2 days of Neocon this week in Chicago as we witnessed an energetic gathering of commercial furniture specialists.
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Deal Announcements

Exemplis® acquires Edloe Finch

Stump and Company are pleased to announce the Partnership of Albany Park & Edloe Finch with Exemplis®. Stump & Company initiated this transaction and represented the seller.
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Exemplis® acquires Edloe Finch

Stump and Company are pleased to announce the Partnership of Albany Park & Edloe Finch with Exemplis®. Stump & Company initiated this transaction and represented the seller.
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market
Market

April High Point Market 2022

The High Point furniture market was in full swing this week and it felt like the first market with a semblance of “post…
Stump M&A Advisory Team at High Point Furniture Market

April High Point Market 2022

The High Point furniture market was in full swing this week and it felt like the first market with a semblance of “post…
M&A in a Family-Owned Business
Articles & Publications

M&A in a Family-Owned Business

by Stuart Stump Mullens
Stump & Company has been honored to represent hundreds of family businesses over the last 50 years and find that several factors impact family businesses disproportionately to financial or corporately owned businesses.

M&A in a Family-Owned Business

Stump & Company has been honored to represent hundreds of family businesses over the last 50 years and find that several factors impact family businesses disproportionately to financial or corporately owned businesses.
Stump Companies
Company News

Reflections on Stump & Company’s 50 years in the industry

by Tim Stump
Tim Stump reflects on the company his father created and the impact it has had on the furniture business. Originally published in Home News Now.
Stump Companies

Reflections on Stump & Company’s 50 years in the industry

Tim Stump reflects on the company his father created and the impact it has had on the furniture business. Originally published in Home News Now.
Stump & Company new website
Company News

Stump & Company Celebrates 50th Year Anniversary

Started by Ralph Stump in 1972, Stump & Company celebrates its 50th year in business with a new website and brand.
Stump & Company new website

Stump & Company Celebrates 50th Year Anniversary

Started by Ralph Stump in 1972, Stump & Company celebrates its 50th year in business with a new website and brand.
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Articles & Publications

Retail’s Omnichannel Transformation Drives LMM M&A

Bo Stump, a Partner at Stump & Company, and Jason Somerville, the Founder and Managing Partner at Global Wired Advisors, help put these trends into context.
MMR_feb22

Retail’s Omnichannel Transformation Drives LMM M&A

Bo Stump, a Partner at Stump & Company, and Jason Somerville, the Founder and Managing Partner at Global Wired Advisors, help put these trends into context.
Resale Revelation
Articles & Publications

How Shipping Delays Turned Used Furniture Into a Hot Commodity

Interior designers and homeowners are turning to antique, vintage and even contemporary resale furnishings for quicker delivery.
Resale Revelation

How Shipping Delays Turned Used Furniture Into a Hot Commodity

Interior designers and homeowners are turning to antique, vintage and even contemporary resale furnishings for quicker delivery.
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Deal Announcements

Hooker Furnishings Enters Outdoor Category With Acquisition of Sunset West

We are pleased to announce the sale of Sunset West, LLC. to Hooker Furnishings Corporation. Stump initiated this transaction and exclusively represented the selling shareholders.
sunset-hooker

Hooker Furnishings Enters Outdoor Category With Acquisition of Sunset West

We are pleased to announce the sale of Sunset West, LLC. to Hooker Furnishings Corporation. Stump initiated this transaction and exclusively represented the selling shareholders.
stump-vegas
Market

Vegas Market Recap Jan 2022

The Stump team attended the semiannual Furniture Market at the Las Vegas World Market Center this week and was pleasantly surprised by the attendance and upbeat attitudes.
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Vegas Market Recap Jan 2022

The Stump team attended the semiannual Furniture Market at the Las Vegas World Market Center this week and was pleasantly surprised by the attendance and upbeat attitudes.
Bo Stump
Articles & Publications

A look at private equity in the furniture industry

by Bo Stump
Bo Stump dives into the increasing role private equity has played in the evolution of the residential furniture industry and M&A transactions.
Bo Stump

A look at private equity in the furniture industry

Bo Stump dives into the increasing role private equity has played in the evolution of the residential furniture industry and M&A transactions.
Furniture Industry News
Articles & Publications

2021 Disruptions to the Home Furnishings Industry

by Stuart Stump Mullens
Stuart Stump Mullens discusses the ongoing E-commerce boom and how it's changing the Home Furnishings landscape.
Furniture Industry News

2021 Disruptions to the Home Furnishings Industry

Stuart Stump Mullens discusses the ongoing E-commerce boom and how it's changing the Home Furnishings landscape.
Residential Furniture
Articles & Publications

Why is furniture hot right now?

by Stuart Stump Mullens
Our residential furnishings industry is enjoying a surge in demand, and a lot of people don’t understand why (and wonder if it is here to stay). Here’s our take on it.
Residential Furniture

Why is furniture hot right now?

Our residential furnishings industry is enjoying a surge in demand, and a lot of people don’t understand why (and wonder if it is here to stay). Here’s our take on it.
Javits Center
Market

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2021

Our team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY hospitality show at the Javits Center and it was fantastic!
Javits Center

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2021

Our team traveled to New York for the annual BDNY hospitality show at the Javits Center and it was fantastic!
Stump & Company
Articles & Publications

What’s all the fuss about Mexico?

by Tim Stump
So, our team traveled to Tijuana to check it out in a (almost) post-Covid world. And here’s what we learned.
Stump & Company

What’s all the fuss about Mexico?

So, our team traveled to Tijuana to check it out in a (almost) post-Covid world. And here’s what we learned.
High Point 2017
Market

Fall High Point Market Recap

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.
High Point 2017

Fall High Point Market Recap

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.
Stump Interview in Axial
Articles & Publications

Stump Interview with Axial

Axial interviewed Stump's second generation partners, Stuart Mullens and Bo Stump to get their first hand perspectives on furniture sales trends.
Stump Interview in Axial

Stump Interview with Axial

Axial interviewed Stump's second generation partners, Stuart Mullens and Bo Stump to get their first hand perspectives on furniture sales trends.
NeoCon2021
Market

Neocon & Casual Show Recap

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.
NeoCon2021

Neocon & Casual Show Recap

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.
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Market

Vegas Markets Recap

The Stump team traveled to Las Vegas this week to attend the back-to-back residential market and the hospitality show.
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Vegas Markets Recap

The Stump team traveled to Las Vegas this week to attend the back-to-back residential market and the hospitality show.
Bolton Furniture
Deal Announcements

Bolton Furniture is Acquired by Trademark Global, a Portfolio Company of Bertram Capital

Stump & Company (“Stump”) was pleased to initiate this transaction and serve as the exclusive financial advisor to Bolton.
Bolton Furniture

Bolton Furniture is Acquired by Trademark Global, a Portfolio Company of Bertram Capital

Stump & Company (“Stump”) was pleased to initiate this transaction and serve as the exclusive financial advisor to Bolton.
Spring High Point Market - April 2018
Market

June High Point Market Recap

The Spring, rescheduled to Summer, High Point market has now concluded and in our view it was a SUCCESS!
Spring High Point Market - April 2018

June High Point Market Recap

The Spring, rescheduled to Summer, High Point market has now concluded and in our view it was a SUCCESS!
Neocon 2019
Market

The Chicago Office Show: NEOCON, June 2019

Neocon was upbeat and well attended again this year. Our discussions with clients and prospects during our 48 hours in Chicago confirm that most are doing well in this up-cycle, despite the headwinds of Chinese tariffs and the unavailability of labor.
Neocon 2019

The Chicago Office Show: NEOCON, June 2019

Neocon was upbeat and well attended again this year. Our discussions with clients and prospects during our 48 hours in Chicago confirm that most are doing well in this up-cycle, despite the headwinds of Chinese tariffs and the unavailability of labor.
Let’s go to the Market(s)!
Market

Let’s go to the Market(s)!

Many exhibitors indicated they are enjoying a more regular High Point presence with their customers, via the First Tuesday initiative and other private meetings at the showrooms.

Let’s go to the Market(s)!

Many exhibitors indicated they are enjoying a more regular High Point presence with their customers, via the First Tuesday initiative and other private meetings at the showrooms.
Stump & Company Charlotte NC
Company News

Q1 2021 Update

The Stump team had a strong Q1 performance as the home furnishing industry continued its own impressive growth trends.
Stump & Company Charlotte NC

Q1 2021 Update

The Stump team had a strong Q1 performance as the home furnishing industry continued its own impressive growth trends.