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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    June 5, 2017

    Self Awareness

    Don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a sucker for that punch line: “Be yourself…every one else is already taken.” Usually attributed to Oscar Wilde — though there is no written evidence he ever actually said or wrote it — it’s one of those catchy phrases that you can plug into various conversations and always get a smile from somebody. If only the world of retailing would pay attention. Business history is full of far too many examples of stores that tried to be who they were not — or worse, somebody who already existed — and failed miserably ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    June 5, 2017

    The Through Lines

    With a few exceptions, home seemed to hold its own at many major retailers during the first quarter. In some instances, it was a star. The recent round of first-quarter analyst calls and strategic announcements turned up some common threads among store-based retailers grappling with a rapidly shifting landscape. Reduced store inventories. Several retailers discussed efforts to pare in-store stocks – some simultaneously expanding online assortments. From a vendor perspective, this portends fewer up-front orders for goods and more turn-key fulfillment of merchandise the vendors will be responsible for keeping on hand. For consumers, the best-case scenario is more thoughtfully edited ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    May 23, 2017

    Tell us about your new products!

    The summer trade show season is about to start – and we want to hear from you. H&TT will be distributing issues at the Atlanta, Las Vegas and NY Now markets this summer, featuring new home textiles introductions at the shows. Here’s what you need to know. Atlanta Market. The deadline is Wednesday, May 31. Submit your new product images and information to HomeTextilesToday@gmail.com Las Vegas Market. The deadline is May 31. Submit your new product images and information to httlasvegas@gmail.com. NY Now. The deadline is Friday, July 7. Submit your new product images and ...

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POSH

POSH April 2017

Check out the latest issue of POSH, Progressive Business Media's luxury textiles publication. Inside you'll find features on the brands, retailers and designers participating in the April High Point Market – along with the newest introductions. See the issue here.

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NY Home Fashions Market

NY Home Fashions Market

See video coverage of the NY Home Fashions Market Spring 2017.