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Bentonville, Ark. – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pointed to lagging supercenter traffic and a challenging retail environment when it cut its sales target for the current fiscal year yesterday. Executives speaking at the company’s analyst day here also said merchandise at U.S. Walmart stores will carry extremely sharp prices. More
Boca Raton, Fla. – Crock-Pot’s fourth annual Ultimate Crock-Pot Crock-Star contest zeros in on America’s selfie obsession with a new requirement for contestants: the submission of a one-minute video selfie showing the home cook creating an original recipe with a Crock-Pot Slow Cooker. More
Chatham, NJ – Boll & Branch, maker and online retailer of socially conscious premium home textiles, announced its full line has met Fair Trade USA's certification requirements. The company said its products will be the first of their kind to carry the Fair Trade Certified label. 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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