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  • Amazon to mark 20th anniversary with super sale

    Seattle – Amazon is promising to out-do Black Friday with a global shopping event for Prime members kicking off July 15 in honor of the retailer’s 20th anniversary.

  • The Pillow Bar intros down-alt line

    Dallas – The Pillow Bar is launching a USA-made down alternative line of products to complement its custom down-filled pillow collection at the Atlanta International Gift Market, which opens tomorrow.

  • AmericasMart to provide new amenities, events for buyers

    Atlanta – AmericasMart announced new and newly expanded customer amenities at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, which opens tomorrow with permanent showrooms open through July 14 and temporaries open July 9-13. Amenities also will be available during the Atlanta International Rug Market, July 8- July 11.

  • Cotton price 66 cents

    New York – The markets were closed on Friday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Thursday’s end-of-day price on Cotton #2 futures for July contracts was 66 cents. The price on October contracts was 68 cents.

  • bunglo lands Bloomies exclusive

    Austin, Texas – bunglo, a design studio and brand focused on hand-painted fabrics, has entered into a new partnership with Bloomingdale’s. Several exclusive summer pillow patterns in earth tones and desert oasis hues make its debut in Bloomingdale’s stores this month and landed at the retailer’s online store in mid-June.

  • Ann Gish Inc. moves into new AmericasMart space

    New York – Upscale linens designer and retailer Ann Gish has relocated her showroom at the AmericasMart in time for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market this week.

  • A1 Home prepares for market debut

    Pinellas Park, Fla. – A1 Home Collections is preparing for its first outing at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings market this week, with new lines of hand-embellished decorative pillows as well as door mats.

  • Yves Delorme releases fall catalogs

    Charlottesville, Va. – Luxury linens design house Yves Delorme has released its fall catalogs, including two separate “look books” specific to home fashions.

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BLOGS

  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    July 6, 2015

    High Drama at the Low End

    Don’t look now but the bottom end of the home textiles market is in play. With the demise of Anna’s Linens, consolidation in the dollar store channel, the continued expansion of Aldi and the entry of H&M and Zara into the home business we are in the midst of some serious upheaval down on the low end of the retail hierarchy. And while the prices are low and the margins slim, don’t ever forget the fact that this is a huge business up for grabs. If we accept the premise that the marketplace is becoming truly ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    July 6, 2015

    Retail Lab

    We have entered a new age of experimentation at retail, with an assortment of prototypes and new concepts opening in the coming months. You can take it as a sign retailers are feeling comfortable enough with the economy to begin testing new formulas. Or you could consider it an attempt by decades-old retailers to come up with something new. Bed Bath & Beyond: The Chelsea store in Manhattan is constantly in flux, but the big new thing opening there this month is a World Market home furnishings shop. Know what’s even bigger and potentially cooler? The 100,000-sq.-ft. store ...

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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    June 22, 2015

    The Sadness of Anna’s

    The news from Anna’s Linens on Friday was absolutely saddening. Nobody thought its demise would be this quick or this sudden. Many people, including myself, had hoped the company would come out of bankruptcy and live to see another day. We hoped it could straighten out its balance sheet and get back on solid financial footing. And many hoped it would do it with the present management involved in one way or another. But it didn’t turn out that way. I happen to like Alan Gladstone and the Gladstone family. I know some people have different opinions and ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    June 22, 2015

    While you’re in town…

    Between the Texworld/Home Sourcing Expo, NY Now and the New York Home Fashions Market, there will a lot of home textiles folks in New York over the next three months. Aside from all the new products, there’s plenty that’s new and worth carving out time for on the retail front. Here are four that should be at the top of your must-visit list. Bed Bath & Beyond’s flagship Manhattan store on 6th Avenue at 18th Street. Check out the new World Market shop-in-shop, which is set to open in July. This is separate from the World Market ...

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