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.
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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

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

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

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…
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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.