Trends, Analysis, News, Data, Commentary for Home Textiles & Housewares Business
Durham, N.C. – Here come the corgis! Custom fabric retailer Spoonflower created a special collection of pillows paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth for her 90th birthday. More
New York – Elle Décor and fabric brand Pollack have tapped Welspun’s senior executive for its “Empowering Women in Business” taking place here next week. More
ShanghaiI — Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, the largest trade show in the industry in Asia, has initiated a VIP Buyer Program that gives qualified buyers and retailers from the U.S. a series of free services, including free hotel nights during the show. More
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August 15, 2016OK, here’s your quiz for the day: What do all of the faster growing players in the home textiles retail business have in common? A. The best prices B. The best products. C. The best customer service. D. The best locations Time’s up. Did you get the right answer? It’s obviously E, none of the above. In today’s retail environment, it’s not really about having the lowest price in town. Or the best products. Or terrific customer service and locations. It’s all about being different. About offering the customer a shopping experience they can ...
August 15, 2016A very select club in the home textiles universe just added a new member. Another point worth noting: By next year, it could very well overtake JCPenney to become the fifth largest retailer of home textiles in the country. If T.J. Maxx/Marshalls repeats its 8% growth in home textiles this year — certainly within the realm of possibility — and JCPenney’s growth falls below roughly +3%, it’s a done deal. And consider this: If you add the home textiles sales generated by parent company TJX’s HomeGoods nameplate to the sales generated by T.J. Maxx/Marshalls, you ...
On The Beat
August 4, 2016Ahhh, ’tis the season of the out-of-office reply. Summer is always a busy period for our industry with several markets across the country scheduled from June through August – from the Dallas Total Home & Gift to the Atlanta Gift & Home and Rug to Las Vegas and all the way to NY Now. But here and there, in between, hopefully many of you are finding pockets of escape time, away from those showroom spotlights and into the sun and surf. Just don’t forget to update your email’s “automatic reply” or “out of office reply”. (Remember, you got back from Heimtextil ...
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.
- Maison & Objet
September 2, 2016 - September 6, 2016
September 7, 2016 - September 9, 2016
- H&TT Global Home Show
September 18, 2016 - September 22, 2016