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Jennifer Karp

You need this gadget more than you know

 Maybe it was the long deep cold of the Polar Vortex, or maybe it was all the weight some of us gained waiting out the long winter – but there seems to be an even deeper appreciation this year for summer’s fresh fruits and vegetab... More

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As the housewares editor for Home + Textiles Today, I bring you what manufactures are stirring up: product innovation, trends and news. There's a lot going on in the kitchen and I welcome your comments.

Cecile Corral

Nothin’ But A “G Thang”

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart are partnering up to “shake and bake” together in the kitchen this fall with the debut of a new primetime show on VH1. And by that, they don’t just mean seasoning chicken cutlets with the help of ... More

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From my home office in Miami, I'm "On the Beat" covering what's going on in retailing, rugs and other soft home categories. Visit me here to read about what I find along the way, and to share your own thoughts on the world of home fashions.

Target Practice

So, Target is on a mission to reinvent the modern American discount store. It is clearly a work in progress. A visit to one of the retail giant’s just-remodeled stores in the Dallas metroplex – one of 28 of its 47 area stores that wil... More

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Warren Shoulberg, editorial director for HTT, always seems to have something to say about things.
Jennifer Marks

2018: The Year of New Retail Formats

At the moment, bricks & mortar retailing looks to be burning away in a conflagration of store closings. Something on the order of 5,000 doors will disappear over the coming months across a range of channels: department stores, apparel special... More

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Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks shares news and views from around the home textiles marketplace.