Javits Center
Market

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2022

Our team made its annual trip to New York this week for the BDNY hospitality show. Read our recap and insights on industry trends.
Javits Center

Boutique Design New York (BDNY) 2022

Our team made its annual trip to New York this week for the BDNY hospitality show. Read our recap and insights on industry trends.
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Market

October High Point Market Takeaways

The Stump team visited High Point Market this week and met with dozens of industry CEOs. Several trends emerged as hot topics of conversation. Read our key takeaways.
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October High Point Market Takeaways

The Stump team visited High Point Market this week and met with dozens of industry CEOs. Several trends emerged as hot topics of conversation. Read our key takeaways.
Axial Top 50 M&A Advisors for 2022
Company News

Stump Named in Axial Top 50 M&A Advisors

by Bo Stump
Stump & Company has been named in Axial's top 50 list of consumer-focused private equity firms and M&A advisors for 2022. Read the full report featuring insights from Bo Stump.
Axial Top 50 M&A Advisors for 2022

Stump Named in Axial Top 50 M&A Advisors

Stump & Company has been named in Axial's top 50 list of consumer-focused private equity firms and M&A advisors for 2022. Read the full report featuring insights from Bo Stump.
Noa Home acquired by Bassett
Deal Announcements

Noa Home Acquired by Bassett

Stump initiated the acquisition of Noa Home by Bassett Furniture and served as exclusive advisors to Noa Home and its selling shareholders.
Noa Home acquired by Bassett

Noa Home Acquired by Bassett

Stump initiated the acquisition of Noa Home by Bassett Furniture and served as exclusive advisors to Noa Home and its selling shareholders.
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Articles & Publications

Will China’s military drills near Taiwan affect the furniture industry?

With continued planned patrols made by China near Taiwan, how will the furniture industry be affected by the growing disruption?
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Will China’s military drills near Taiwan affect the furniture industry?

With continued planned patrols made by China near Taiwan, how will the furniture industry be affected by the growing disruption?
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Articles & Publications

What does a red hot jobs report mean for the furniture industry? Industry experts weigh in

As of July 2022, employment has risen 528,000 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the unemployment rate is the best its been since February 2020. What does this mean for the furniture industry?
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What does a red hot jobs report mean for the furniture industry? Industry experts weigh in

As of July 2022, employment has risen 528,000 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, the unemployment rate is the best its been since February 2020. What does this mean for the furniture industry?
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Articles & Publications

Struck by the power of the ports

by Stuart Stump Mullens
A visit to the United State's fastest-growing and third-largest-by-volume container terminal reveals the powerful investment the Port of Savannah has made to maintain the accurate pace for the U.S. economy's import and export needs.
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Struck by the power of the ports

A visit to the United State's fastest-growing and third-largest-by-volume container terminal reveals the powerful investment the Port of Savannah has made to maintain the accurate pace for the U.S. economy's import and export needs.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.