Home Furnishings

Gordy Dodd, owner of Dodd's Furniture and Mattress, loves living on the Island and helping the local communities any chance he gets.

Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress ‘Paying it Forward’

Forty-five years serving Vancouver Island… who would have thought that Dodd’s Furniture…

  • Jan 31, 2022

 

Curtis Vertefeuille photographed by Lia Crowe

Secrets and Lives with Curtis Vertefeuille

Moe’s Home Victoria owner on furniture, creativity and his sweet tooth

  • Jan 7, 2022

 

In this July 6, 2021, photo a sign is seen on a sold patio furniture floor model at Valley View Farms in Cockeysville, Md. People used to go to Valley View Farms to buy five tomato plants and end up with $5,000 in patio furniture. But this year is different. After a record burst of sales in March, the showroom floor is almost empty of outdoor chairs, tables and chaises for people to buy. The garden supply store in suburban Baltimore has been waiting six months for a shipping container from Vietnam. It's full of $100,000 worth of wicker and aluminum furniture. Half of the container has already been sold by showing customers photographs. The container should have arrived in February, but it reached U.S. waters on June 3 and has yet to dock in Long Beach, Calif.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Have a seat: Patio furniture shortage tells US economic tale

Supply can’t keep up with pent-up demand as inflation worries kick in

 

Ikea Canada is taking a sustainable approach to Black Friday this year. (Courtesy of Ikea)

Ikea will buy back your gently-used furniture this Black Friday

The furniture giant is flipping Black Friday on its head with a sustainable campaign

Ikea Canada is taking a sustainable approach to Black Friday this year. (Courtesy of Ikea)
Local shop finds new ways to bring you safe, stylish window fashions

Local shop finds new ways to bring you safe, stylish window fashions

A window into the tech-savvy, safety-friendly world of blinds, shades, shutters and drapes

  • Jun 29, 2020
Local shop finds new ways to bring you safe, stylish window fashions