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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…
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.
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 & 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.
MMR_feb22
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.
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.
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.
Pregaming the Chicago Office Show: NEOCON
Market

Pregaming the Chicago Office Show: NEOCON

The environment heading into Neocon is upbeat—with stock prices high, the general economic environment strong and the M&A industry hot.

Pregaming the Chicago Office Show: NEOCON

The environment heading into Neocon is upbeat—with stock prices high, the general economic environment strong and the M&A industry hot.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Articles & Publications

An Outlook on the Furniture Industry

by Bo Stump
2020 has proven to be the most challenging and perplexing year of the new century. A global pandemic went from 0 to 6 million cases in a matter of months, with hundreds of thousands of casualties. The crisis sparked rapid job layoffs, business closures, plummeting GDP numbers, and a collapse in equity markets.
Mergers & Acquisitions

An Outlook on the Furniture Industry

2020 has proven to be the most challenging and perplexing year of the new century. A global pandemic went from 0 to 6 million cases in a matter of months, with hundreds of thousands of casualties. The crisis sparked rapid job layoffs, business closures, plummeting GDP numbers, and a collapse in equity markets.
Stump & Company
Articles & Publications

Confronted with supply chain pressures

by Bo Stump
“Never let a good crisis go to waste” is a famous quote often attributed to Rahm Emmanuel, but in reality it was first said by Winston Churchill (and we assume by many other less-famous individuals in the past).
Stump & Company

Confronted with supply chain pressures

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” is a famous quote often attributed to Rahm Emmanuel, but in reality it was first said by Winston Churchill (and we assume by many other less-famous individuals in the past).
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.
M&A Transactions Stump
Articles & Publications

A Furniture History Lesson

by Tim Stump
Our most recent transaction, the sale of Braxton Culler, Inc., is a classic win-win Stump deal, with clear synergies for the buyer and a terrific steward for Braxton’s compelling legacy.
M&A Transactions Stump

A Furniture History Lesson

Our most recent transaction, the sale of Braxton Culler, Inc., is a classic win-win Stump deal, with clear synergies for the buyer and a terrific steward for Braxton’s compelling legacy.
Tim Stump, Stump & Company
Company News

2018 Furniture Industry Reviewed - 2019: A look ahead

The global furniture industry remains strong and has exhibited a multi-year growth trend. Consumer confidence, availability of disposable income for discretionary furniture purchases, and a generally strong stock market continue to drive positive industry performance.
Tim Stump, Stump & Company

2018 Furniture Industry Reviewed - 2019: A look ahead

The global furniture industry remains strong and has exhibited a multi-year growth trend. Consumer confidence, availability of disposable income for discretionary furniture purchases, and a generally strong stock market continue to drive positive industry performance.
Stump & Company
Company News

July 2020 Newsletter

We are now entering Month 6 of the COVID crisis; while no immediate solution appears imminent at the time of this writing, we remain optimistic a vaccine and/or effective treatment will arise in the coming months and help us beat back the virus.
Stump & Company

July 2020 Newsletter

We are now entering Month 6 of the COVID crisis; while no immediate solution appears imminent at the time of this writing, we remain optimistic a vaccine and/or effective treatment will arise in the coming months and help us beat back the virus.
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.
Stump Companies
Company News

China Update

by Tim Stump
Our 8-day trip to southern China and Hong Kong was very eye opening. We witnessed this powerful country’s strong infrastructure moves, continuing construction of massive factories and skyscrapers, and hordes of people at every turn.
Stump Companies

China Update

Our 8-day trip to southern China and Hong Kong was very eye opening. We witnessed this powerful country’s strong infrastructure moves, continuing construction of massive factories and skyscrapers, and hordes of people at every turn.
Fellowes Brands Acquires Trendway Corporation
Deal Announcements

Fellowes Brands Acquires Trendway Corporation

The Stump team is proud to have exclusively represented the selling shareholders in the August 13, 2019 acquisition of Trendway Corporation to Fellowes Brands, a global leader in business products since 1917.

Fellowes Brands Acquires Trendway Corporation

The Stump team is proud to have exclusively represented the selling shareholders in the August 13, 2019 acquisition of Trendway Corporation to Fellowes Brands, a global leader in business products since 1917.
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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.
NeoCon 2017
Market

NeoCon - June 2017

The halls were jammed this year for the annual commercial furniture exhibition in Chicago. Attitudes were upbeat and most of our clients are signaling good sales and profits for the year.
NeoCon 2017

NeoCon - June 2017

The halls were jammed this year for the annual commercial furniture exhibition in Chicago. Attitudes were upbeat and most of our clients are signaling good sales and profits for the year.
New York Hospitality Show: BDNY - November 2016
Market

New York Hospitality Show: BDNY - November 2016

There was a vibrant and upbeat backdrop for BDNY (Boutique & Design: New York). We spoke with over 100 hospitality CEOs who all, despite a sluggish fall for many, seem optimistic about the growth in the hospitality sector and a clear path of continued strong growth through 2017 and likely into 2018.

New York Hospitality Show: BDNY - November 2016

There was a vibrant and upbeat backdrop for BDNY (Boutique & Design: New York). We spoke with over 100 hospitality CEOs who all, despite a sluggish fall for many, seem optimistic about the growth in the hospitality sector and a clear path of continued strong growth through 2017 and likely into 2018.
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.
Stuart Stump Mullens
Company News

Stuart Stump Mullens named in 40 under 40

Home Furnishings Business includes Stuart Stump Mullens, 31, in their Forty Under 40 list.
Stuart Stump Mullens

Stuart Stump Mullens named in 40 under 40

Home Furnishings Business includes Stuart Stump Mullens, 31, in their Forty Under 40 list.
Stuart and Tim in High Point
Company News

2017 in Review & 2018 in Preview

The 2017 M&A climate was robust, at levels not seen since before the 2008 crash. This meant a terrific year in furniture acquisitions and for Stump & Company.
Stuart and Tim in High Point

2017 in Review & 2018 in Preview

The 2017 M&A climate was robust, at levels not seen since before the 2008 crash. This meant a terrific year in furniture acquisitions and for Stump & Company.