Home Textiles Manufacturing - Manufacturer & Supplier News
The irony that this lyric is from a song called “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” will probably not be lost on most people in the home textiles industry who now have to deal with yet another entirely different merchandising scenario at JC Penney following Ron Johnson’s departure last week and the return of former ceo Mike Ullman. More
Dallas - Dallas Market Center announced the addition of Luxury Home Finds, a juried collection of high-end home décor, furniture and home accessories, to the Dallas Temp Show. The order-writing category will be presented each year during the January edition of the Temp Show and will be open Jan. 18-21, 2013. More
Washington D.C. - It is still too soon to tell what kind of impact Hurricane Sandy has had - and could continue to have - on retail sales into the holiday season, which is why the National Retail Federation is adhering to its original holiday forecast for the all-important selling season. More
Washington D.C. - The Retail Advertising and Marketing Association (RAMA), a division of The National Retail Federation, has named Kevin Brown as the chairman of its board of directors. More
LAS VEGAS - Three days after the countries of the world descend upon London to compete for gold and glory in the 2012 Olympics, exhibitors from the home textiles industry will similarly gather at the World Market Center in Las Vegas to highlight some of the very best their companies have to offer. More
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Jennifer White Karp
June 16, 2014Maybe I saw one too many matching sets. Or maybe I heard the phrase “coordinating pieces” once too often. Whatever the reason, at a trade show this spring I found myself drawn to housewares that didn't match perfectly. Take the Sophie Conran Christmas Collection from Portmeirion, which has a set of four cups and saucers with four different patterns. It’s a found-it-in-the-flea-market look, which if you tried it, is not easy to pull off, unless you have the right eye and loads of confidence or you are a magazine editor. Putting it together for the consumer takes some ...
Home Alone 3
February 18, 2014If there was ever a moment for the home furnishings industry to take its turn in the technical spotlight this is it.Coming out of the huge Consumer Electronic Show last month, the talk was no longer about hi-def, 3D or how big your screen was.Instead everyone was talking about wearable tech and the Internet of Things.... two trends that play perfectly into the hands of the home textiles and housewares industries.The wearable tech talk had to do with devices you could put on your body - on your wrists, your head or various points in between - that would ...
Home Alone 3
October 18, 2010"It only seems fitting to share with you, as I return, some observations from beyond the land of sheets and towels."They say you can't go home again, but what if you never left home, you were just in a different room?I've rejoined Home Textiles Today after a decade away at one of the other publications in the home furnishings business. I always kept involved in home textiles, but it was in a broader mix of all kinds of home products, from pots and pans to toasters and blenders to couches and credenzas. As such, one gains ...
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