Brown Jordan International (BJI) prefers that its customers take a seat -- inside or out. The firm designs and makes upscale indoor and outdoor furniture, including chairs, tables, sofas, and loveseats, for home and commercial use. Its brands include Brown Jordan, Casual Living, Charter, La-Z-Boy (under license), Lodging by Liberty, Wabash, and Winston. It also makes private-label brand furniture for Better Homes and Gardens and Hampton Bay. Residential products are sold by mass merchants (Home Depot and SAM'S CLUB); commercial lines are sold to hotels, restaurants, health care facilities, and schools. Founded in 1945, BJI is controlled by TCW Group, Stonehill Capital Management, and Litespeed Capital.