Thursday, September 08, 2022
Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and retails home furnishings in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Logistical Services. It is involved in the design, manufacture, sourcing, sale, and distribution of furniture products to a network of company-owned and licensee-owned Bassett Home Furnishings (BHF) retail stores, as well as independent furniture retailers; and wood and upholstery operations. As of September 16, 2017, the company operated a network of 91 company-and licensee-owned stores. It also provides shipping, delivery, and warehousing services to customers in the furniture industry. In addition, the company owns and leases retail store properties. It also distributes its products through other multi-line furniture stores, Bassett galleries or design centers, specialty stores, and mass merchants. Bassett Furniture Industries was founded in 1902 and is based in Bassett, Virginia.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
Joshua Zoepfel, Research Associate, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Purchase of Noa Home. Basset purchased Noa Home, Inc., a a mid-priced e-commerce furniture retailer headquartered in Montreal, Canada. We believe the purchase provides multiple benefits to Bassett, including a greater online presence, including for Bassett products, as well as allowing the Company to attract more digitally native consumers.
Transaction Details. The purchase price included cash payments of CAD$2.0 million paid to the co-founders of Noa and approximately CAD$5.7 million for the repayment of existing debt. The Noa co-founders also will have the opportunity to receive additional annual cash payments of CAD$1.33 million per year for the following three fiscal years based on established increases in net revenues and achieving certain internal EBITDA goals.
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