Trends, Analysis, News, Data, Commentary for Home Textiles & Housewares Business
Calhoun, Ga. – Mohawk Home was among the drivers in the fourth quarter that helped parent Mohawk Industries maintain its “best position in company history” since earning this distinction in Q3. More
Hoffman Estates, Ill. – Cut. Streamline. Sell. Those are the key initiatives Sears Holdings will pursue to hack $1 billion in costs from its operations this year. More
Boston – When it comes to Valentine’s Day gifting, Wayfair customers spend more lavishly on their pets than their significant others. More
New York – Moody's Investors Service has lowered its forecast for the department store sector. The ratings agency said retailers in the channel need to step up their initiatives to remain competitive against online and off-price. More
News From The Web
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. NY Now. The deadline is Friday, July 7. Submit your new product images and ...
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May 23, 2017There are lots of fascinating things about online bedding resource Casper signing a deal with Target to begin selling its products at the discount retailer. You can debate back and forth about the branding strategy Casper is pursuing and whether selling at Target is a good fit. You can also ask if Target wants to be in the mattress business – although initially it is the sheets and bedding that the store will sell. And you can question how this new arrangement impacts Casper’s previous – and one assumes now ending – arrangement with West Elm to sell its products. But what ...
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May 8, 2017I would never sell Amazon. They don’t respect my pricing and I have to protect my regular retail accounts that don’t want me doing business with them. No Amazon for me.” Ah, they say everything in life is timing. If you heard a vendor say this in 2002, you’d probably agree with him. Amazon was still basically a book and video seller back then and represented a percentage point or two of general merchandise sales. As a home furnishings supplier, you were making the right decision by not selling them. Your business was with the stores. The ...
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