Trends, Analysis, News, Data, Commentary for Home Textiles & Housewares Business
Join HTT Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks as they report from the Fall 2014 New York Home Fashions Market. Each day they will share news about the trends coming out of showrooms and the hot topics of the market week. More
Bentonville, Ark. – Robert and Cortney Novogratz – the design duo whose playful aesthetic has found its way into a dinnerware collection at Macy’s and furniture at CB2 under the brand The Novogratz – have landed at Walmart.com with a new bedding and bath collection called 9 by Novogratz. More
Washington – National Retail Federation’s e-commerce- and digital-centric division, Shop.org, is gearing up for its upcoming annual summit, scheduled Sept. 29 to Oct.1, when it will set the stage for several key players in the industry. More
New York – Longtime bedding and bath house Jay Franco & Sons bold has partnered with bight lifestyle apparel and accessories brand Loudmouth to develop a new collection of bedding and bath coordinates. More
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September 18, 2014First, a mea culpa. In last week’s column, I wrote that Dollar General was trying to decide whether it should be purchased by Family Dollar or Dollar Tree. It is, of course, Family Dollar that is up for sale, and Dollar General has been arguing that its buy-out offer is better than Dollar Tree’s. Big apologies for screwing that one up. Now to the matter at hand: New York Home Fashions Market week. A quick look at some of the factors bearing on the market: Internal brand building. Many suppliers this market are buttressing their own house brands ...
Home Alone 3
September 18, 2014A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to the textiles market this week: Business at all the usual suspects just is not getting better. It’s why at this market week more than ever, whether you’re a vendor or a retailer, you need to get some Letters of Transit and get out of town. The fundamental things don’t apply anymore. For most of the past two or three textiles lifetimes, the business has relied on a handful of increasingly larger retailers selling their wares to a targeted demographic group of Baby Boomers. It was a rather simple formula ...
On The Beat
September 11, 2014Market week can feel like market month for many of us, when you include all the preparations leading up to September 15. And once the week gets rolling, it can be hard to tear yourself away from the textiles. But remember, New York City in the fall is not to be missed, especially after hours. For those of you looking for a break that offers a cultural experience quintessentially New York, here are a few options to consider exploring when the showroom lights go dim. The annual Feast of San Gennaro: This year celebrating its 88th anniversary, the traditional Little ...
Top 50 Retailing Giants
October 7, 2014 - October 9, 2014
- High Point Market
October 18, 2014 - October 24, 2014
High Point, N.C.
- International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show
November 8, 2014 - November 11, 2014
New York, NY