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Art Nouveau and Chinoiserie. More
Sarah Jessica Parker will be attending this summer's Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, headlining AmericasMart’s new multimedia market experience. More
Fil Doux Textiles and designer Clodagh are launching a fabric and throw collection built on their mutual fondness for the environment and design. More
Brand extensions, digital trends and social media will be session topics at the annual Licensing Expo next month. More
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June 5, 2017Don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a sucker for that punch line: “Be yourself…every one else is already taken.” Usually attributed to Oscar Wilde — though there is no written evidence he ever actually said or wrote it — it’s one of those catchy phrases that you can plug into various conversations and always get a smile from somebody. If only the world of retailing would pay attention. Business history is full of far too many examples of stores that tried to be who they were not — or worse, somebody who already existed — and failed miserably ...
June 5, 2017With a few exceptions, home seemed to hold its own at many major retailers during the first quarter. In some instances, it was a star. The recent round of first-quarter analyst calls and strategic announcements turned up some common threads among store-based retailers grappling with a rapidly shifting landscape. Reduced store inventories. Several retailers discussed efforts to pare in-store stocks – some simultaneously expanding online assortments. From a vendor perspective, this portends fewer up-front orders for goods and more turn-key fulfillment of merchandise the vendors will be responsible for keeping on hand. For consumers, the best-case scenario is more thoughtfully edited ...
May 23, 2017The summer trade show season is about to start – and we want to hear from you. H&TT will be distributing issues at the Atlanta, Las Vegas and NY Now markets this summer, featuring new home textiles introductions at the shows. Here’s what you need to know. Atlanta Market. The deadline is Wednesday, May 31. Submit your new product images and information to HomeTextilesToday@gmail.com Las Vegas Market. The deadline is May 31. Submit your new product images and information to email@example.com. NY Now. The deadline is Friday, July 7. Submit your new product images and ...
Check out the latest issue of POSH, Progressive Business Media's luxury textiles publication. Inside you'll find features on the brands, retailers and designers participating in the April High Point Market – along with the newest introductions. See the issue here.
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- New Designers--Part I
June 29, 2017 - July 1, 2017
- New Designers-Part II
July 6, 2017 - July 8, 2017
- Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
July 11, 2017 - July 18, 2017