Storms that ripped across the southern states this week caused severe damage to the furniture industry. Furniture Today reports "At least one furniture plant was destroyed and others were damaged in severe storms Wednesday." The sobering news also includes the death of Davis Furniture executive Lynn Davis, who was killed in Mississippi "when a tornado swept away a truck he was driving." More news and links below.
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