Spring High Point Market - April 2016
Market

Spring High Point Market - April 2016

The High Point Market continues to be a “can’t miss” show for residential furnishings. This year was no exception, and exhibitors felt that traffic was good and order writing was consistent with prior years. Positivity prevailed and exhibitors and attendees alike were upbeat in this economic climate, despite the noise and confusion of state and national politics.

Spring High Point Market - April 2016

The High Point Market continues to be a “can’t miss” show for residential furnishings. This year was no exception, and exhibitors felt that traffic was good and order writing was consistent with prior years. Positivity prevailed and exhibitors and attendees alike were upbeat in this economic climate, despite the noise and confusion of state and national politics.
Stuart Stump Mullens
Company News

Stuart Elizabeth Mullens Joins Stump & Company as Vice President and Principal

Stuart Elizabeth Mullens, granddaughter of two Furniture Hall of Fame nominees, Ralph Stump and Stuart Love, recently joined furniture industry mergers and acquisition leader Stump & Company as Vice President and Principal.
Stuart Stump Mullens

Stuart Elizabeth Mullens Joins Stump & Company as Vice President and Principal

Stuart Elizabeth Mullens, granddaughter of two Furniture Hall of Fame nominees, Ralph Stump and Stuart Love, recently joined furniture industry mergers and acquisition leader Stump & Company as Vice President and Principal.
Winter Las Vegas Market - January 2016
Market

Winter Las Vegas Market - January 2016

We are pleased to welcome Stuart (Stump) Mullens to our firm as Vice President and a principal in the firm. Stuart continues the 3rd generation development of future leaders of The Stump Companies.

Winter Las Vegas Market - January 2016

We are pleased to welcome Stuart (Stump) Mullens to our firm as Vice President and a principal in the firm. Stuart continues the 3rd generation development of future leaders of The Stump Companies.
Fall High Point Market - October 2015
Market

Fall High Point Market - October 2015

Stump & Company love the High Point Market in the fall when the weather is clear and cool, and this year we got a perfect Chamber of Commerce commercial: blue skies, calm winds and nice temperatures. Also we had strong attendance, good buying attitudes and no stock market crash.

Fall High Point Market - October 2015

Stump & Company love the High Point Market in the fall when the weather is clear and cool, and this year we got a perfect Chamber of Commerce commercial: blue skies, calm winds and nice temperatures. Also we had strong attendance, good buying attitudes and no stock market crash.
NeoCon - June 2015
Market

NeoCon - June 2015

Contract/Commercial furniture folks are upbeat, as business is strong across all sectors, and most people believe we have another 2-4 years of growth ahead of us.

NeoCon - June 2015

Contract/Commercial furniture folks are upbeat, as business is strong across all sectors, and most people believe we have another 2-4 years of growth ahead of us.
Spring High Point Market - April 2015
Market

Spring High Point Market - April 2015

Optimism at the market was palpable. Most owners mentioned looking 1-2-3 years down the road and seeing encouraging signs for increased sales growth and shareholder value creation. With these good feelings comes renewed chatter in the Merger & Acquisition market. Many Private Equity firms want out of existing positions, while plenty of others want in. Some will want to add to existing portfolios to bolster their holdings. Strategic acquisitions are likewise heating up.

Spring High Point Market - April 2015

Optimism at the market was palpable. Most owners mentioned looking 1-2-3 years down the road and seeing encouraging signs for increased sales growth and shareholder value creation. With these good feelings comes renewed chatter in the Merger & Acquisition market. Many Private Equity firms want out of existing positions, while plenty of others want in. Some will want to add to existing portfolios to bolster their holdings. Strategic acquisitions are likewise heating up.
Furniture Industry News
Company News

M&A Briefing: Quarter 1, 2015

For the furniture industry, spring marks the beginning of a fantastic run of markets: Southeast Asian markets, April High Point, HD-Vegas in May and Neocon-Chicago in June. Huge times for all sectors of the furniture industry to see customers, present new products and to advance their strategic vision.
Furniture Industry News

M&A Briefing: Quarter 1, 2015

For the furniture industry, spring marks the beginning of a fantastic run of markets: Southeast Asian markets, April High Point, HD-Vegas in May and Neocon-Chicago in June. Huge times for all sectors of the furniture industry to see customers, present new products and to advance their strategic vision.
Las Vegas Winter Market - January 2015
Market

Las Vegas Winter Market - January 2015

Mergers & Acquisitions are front and center as the general economy is getting stronger, the furniture trends are positive, and capital remains relatively cheap. Strong companies are buying weak ones, large companies are buying small ones, and Private Equity is furiously looking for deals given their huge pool of available funds.

Las Vegas Winter Market - January 2015

Mergers & Acquisitions are front and center as the general economy is getting stronger, the furniture trends are positive, and capital remains relatively cheap. Strong companies are buying weak ones, large companies are buying small ones, and Private Equity is furiously looking for deals given their huge pool of available funds.
High Point Furniture Market - October 2014
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High Point Furniture Market - October 2014

Stump & Company had a terrific and upbeat six days walking through the International Home Furnishings Market complex, and seeing much of the 12 million square feet of exhibition space spread over 180 buildings, hosting over 2,000 companies and more than 75,000 attendees.

High Point Furniture Market - October 2014

Stump & Company had a terrific and upbeat six days walking through the International Home Furnishings Market complex, and seeing much of the 12 million square feet of exhibition space spread over 180 buildings, hosting over 2,000 companies and more than 75,000 attendees.
Las Vegas Summer Market - July 2014
Market

Las Vegas Summer Market - July 2014

The Vegas market has a very strong mattress/bedding presence, and the World Market Center has done a good job bringing energy and focus to this sector. With Stump & Companys recently announced sale of Jamison Bedding to Solstice Sleep Products, we were busy on the bedding floors actively talking‎ with buyers and sellers.

Las Vegas Summer Market - July 2014

The Vegas market has a very strong mattress/bedding presence, and the World Market Center has done a good job bringing energy and focus to this sector. With Stump & Companys recently announced sale of Jamison Bedding to Solstice Sleep Products, we were busy on the bedding floors actively talking‎ with buyers and sellers.
Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014
Market

Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014

Our 48 hours in Las Vegas for the HD (hospitality and design) show were exciting and full of upbeat conversations. Most companies are enjoying solid growth‎ as hotels are refurbishing and new construction is heating up.

Hospitality & Design Show - May 2014

Our 48 hours in Las Vegas for the HD (hospitality and design) show were exciting and full of upbeat conversations. Most companies are enjoying solid growth‎ as hotels are refurbishing and new construction is heating up.