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Heimtextil Videos

Heimtextil Video Reports

In H&TT's fourth and final report from Heimtextil 2015, Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks review the latest business trends and get a global perspective from Indo Count Director Mohit Jain. See the videos! Sponsored by Lenzing.



    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    February 16, 2015

    Changing of the Guard

    The end of one era and the beginning of another is not usually so readily apparent at the time it all happens. It’s not like a calendar where you turn the page from one year to another and you can neatly mark the occasion. But over the past few weeks we’ve seen just that happen at both the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s divisions of Macy’s corporate. Yes, Terry Lundgren still runs the show overall and Tony Spring is now entering his second year over Bloomies, but one layer down there have been some pretty serious changes ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    February 16, 2015


    New York Home Fashions Market officially gets underway five weeks from today. Recent talks with suppliers gearing up for market week have been hitting three themes. The West Coast port delays are hurting some suppliers and direct-import retailers more than others. Suppliers who take most of their deliveries on the West Coast have been scrambling to meet their obligations – at the very least making sure enough goods make it to stores to support advertising programs. Suppliers who take most of their deliveries on the East Coast are worried that shipments diverted from the West Coast are going to start slowing ...

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  • Cecile Corral

    On The Beat

    Cecile Corral

    February 16, 2015

    Between Seasons

    A recent development in the home textiles world is the emergence of a “between seasons” business. Shoppers have faster-than-ever access to emerging fashion trends through mobile devices and social media, which is forcing retailers from top-tier to the masses to react as quickly to keep up. Peacock Alley this year is for the first time adding “mid-season introductions” to its top-of-bed fashion line, first in the summer and then again in the fall. Company C making a similar “first” this year with a summer collection of dec pillows, throws and table linens among other items as well as a new ...

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

Movers and shakers. Trendsetters and up-and-comers. That's what you’ll find in the 2014 H&TT Retailing Giants Issue. Read Now. Sponsored by Divatex.