Trends, Analysis, News, Data, Commentary for Home Textiles & Housewares Business
Chicago – The new Off 5th store opening here this week in a lifestyle complex will feature apparel, accessories, footwear, and home goods geared to city dwellers. More
Greensboro, N.C. — Progressive Business Media (PBM) and Exposition Development Company (EDC) have announced the launch of the Home Furnishings Manufacturing Solutions Expo (HFMSE), a trade show showcasing solutions for home furnishings manufacturers. HFMSE will be the only trade show of its kind in the U.S. serving the $150 billion home furnishings industry. More
Dalton, Ga.--Rug manufacturer Oriental Weavers announced a number of capital investments at its manufacturing facility in Georgia. More
Pierre, S.D. – The state of South Dakota filed suit late last week against Wayfair, Overstock and two other e-comm purveyors in an attempt to force online retailers to collect sales tax on merchandise sold to its citizens. More
New York – The Surtex surface design show here this month will feature three educational tracks. More
Dallas – Dallas Market Center is set to hosts the upcoming Texas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designer’s 2016 Design Ovation Interior Design Awards and the 2015 Designer Choice Awards. More
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July 25, 2016Abraham Lincoln may have a room with his name on it in the White House, but it’s a pretty safe bet that Donald Trump is the only person in presidential politics to ever have a credenza named after him. Regardless of your politics, it’s a rather fascinating little aside that Donald Trump, through his brand licensing, has been involved in the home furnishings business over the years with products in several key categories bearing his name. The most prominent Trump products were in furniture, where Lexington Brands had a program for several years that was featured at Macy ...
July 25, 2016I was talking to a towel manufacturer last week about the millions upon millions of square feet devoted to retail stores and what the landscape might look like a decade from now. He made an interesting observation about today’s consumer. “If they didn’t have the time [to go shopping] before, they certainly don’t have it now. And they’re only a click away from not going to a store.” One click. Another towel manufacturer shared story about looking for a replacement part for a piece of apparatus inside her commode tank. She went to the local hardware ...
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July 11, 2016A lot of people are getting pretty sick and tired of this business rebound that continues to be out there … somewhere … on the horizon … somewhere. Yes, the economy is better and none of us should lose sight of the fact that the economic picture is better in the United States than virtually anyplace else on the planet. The housing market is strong, employment is starting to enter historically high levels, and with lower gas prices and higher wages, people just have more spending money in their pockets. But every first quarter for the past several years we’ve been sold ...
Welcome to POSH, the new publication on the luxury home textiles market from Home & Textiles Today. Take a look and you’ll see features on fashion, but there’s also much more on demographics, marketing and trend directions. And watch for the debut later this summer of the POSH e-newsletter as well as the next print edition this winter. Click on the cover image above to take you to the digital edition of the very first POSH.
- Las Vegas Market
July 31, 2016 - August 4, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
- ASD/AMD Las Vegas
July 31, 2016 - August 3, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
- Textile House Fair
August 6, 2016 - August 9, 2016
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