- Increasing additional past bedding, Parachute on Wednesday launched its first front room furnishings line.
- The model will supply sofas, chairs, espresso and aspect tables, lighting and rugs, in line with an organization press launch. The road ranges in worth from $349 to $4,500, in line with the DTC model’s web site.
- The model has dedicated to creating items with sturdy materials with out the usage of PFAS, probably hazardous substances usually utilized in stain-resistant furnishings. Parachute has additionally opted to make a few of the gadgets in its assortment made-to-order to keep away from waste.
In launching its first front room furnishings line, Parachute is transferring ahead with its aim of making items for each room of shoppers’ properties.
“It was at all times my imaginative and prescient to create necessities for each room within the residence. Launching this front room assortment is the conclusion of our long-term imaginative and prescient to convey timeless, high quality and comfort-inspired furnishings designs to customers each on-line and in-stores,” Ariel Kaye, founder and CEO of Parachute, mentioned in an announcement. “The lounge is a particular place throughout the residence – it’s the place we collect and spend most of our time.”
Since its founding in 2014, Parachute has expanded past linens to supply mattresses, pillows, cover inserts and different items of furnishings. The model first began promoting furnishings final yr with the launch of mattress frames and earlier this yr it unveiled a set of nightstands and benches.
The model has additionally pushed ahead with its brick-and-mortar plans. Parachute now operates over 20 shops and mentioned it has seen double-digit year-over-year income progress in shops. By the tip of the yr, the model expects to have 25 areas, doubling its variety of shops from a yr in the past. Nonetheless, that’s down from a earlier projection of 30 shops by the tip of 2022.
Parachute was in a position to profit in the course of the early months of the pandemic as shoppers actively sought out merchandise for the house. However the model’s newest line comes at a time when demand for residence items has come down as shoppers shift spending to different areas like experiences, and are confronted with inflation and different financial uncertainty. Nonetheless, Kaye believes this front room furnishings launch will result in progress for the model.
“As we expanded our retail footprint, customers have persistently requested to buy the customized furnishings that we created for our shops,” Kaye mentioned. “This demand, coupled with the whitespace we see within the $70 billion front room furnishings class, led us to this thrilling enlargement for our model. We imagine the furnishings class can be a serious progress driver for our enterprise.”