LNT progressing in textiles

CLIFTON, N.J. — The textiles business at Linens 'n Things improved during the fourth quarter, although there remains room for improvement, executives said.

"There's momentum in that business," Bill Giles, executive vice president and chief financial officer, said during a conference call Wednesday to discuss the chain's quarterly results. "There's more freshness in the category, and more excitement overall inside the store."

Two hundred stores now participate in LNT's store-ownership program — which gives store managers authority over portions of merchandising — and they outperform the others in the chain, Giles said. LNT plans to expand that program this year.

Home & Textiles Today Staff | News & Commentary

 Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home & Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, trade show news and much more.

Featured Video

  • 1200 Suppliers are Ready for You at Intertextile Shanghai

    Camera Icon More Videos

Subscribe to
Home & Textiles Today eDaily
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.


HTT August 2017

See the August 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Top 50 Retailing Giants Report, plus Manufacturing: Made in the USA gaining ground; International: Portugal ramping up exports; New products: NY Now home textiles introductions; Outlook: Commentary from H&TT's editors; and Planning: Trade show calendar.

See details!