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Home & Textiles Today provides the latest news from the world of home textiles manufacturing and retailing.

HTT TV

Heimtextil Reports

Heimtextil is now less than a month away and in the final of three videos H&TT editors Jennifer Marks and Warren Shoulberg give an advance look at some of the changes for the fair in January and discuss key issues that will affect how business with be down in Frankfurt. See the videos!

Blogs

  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    December 18, 2014

    Doing the Lampert Talk

    Every time I think I’ve said all I possibly can about the sad, sad tale of Sears, Eddie Lampert comes along and fuels the fire. We all know the deconstruction process is entering its final stages and that Fast Eddie’s end game is drawing closer and closer. Yet, there’s no end to the sheer audacity of this guy to keep up a front that this is all part of his master plan and that the corner is…well, just around the corner. You can always depend on him to come up with some new spin to continue ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    December 8, 2014

    Put a fork in it

    In a few rapidly passing days, we will bid adieu to 2014. Before we do, a look at some of the most significant events impacting the retail environment this year. Changes at the top: The year saw a heightened amount of C-suite activity, including the installation of new ceos at Target, Walmart U.S., Walmart Canada, Home Depot, Bon-Ton, Hayneedle, One Kings Lane and Gordmans — not to mention the arrival of a successor to take over next year from outgoing JCPenney ceo Mike Ullman. There was a fair amount of shuffling at the presidential level as well, with new appointees ...

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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    December 8, 2014

    Presents of Mine

    My, oh my, where did the time go? Hard to believe, but it’s December already, the end to what may go down as the most lackluster year in the industry in recent memory. Business was OK, neither very good nor very bad. Hot products? Not so much. Cotton prices eroded yet over the cause of the year it really didn’t impact pricing or product selection very much. And let’s face it: when the biggest retail drama of the year concerned a small regional discounter named Alco liquidating, that put things in real perspective. So, as the calendar ...

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

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Events

  • Las Vegas Market

    January 18, 2015 - January 22, 2015

    495 South Grand Central Pkwy

    Las Vegas, Nevada, US

  • High Point Market

    April 18, 2015 - April 23, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

  • Showtime

    May 31, 2015 - June 3, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

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