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Join HTT Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks as they report from the Fall 2014 New York Home Fashions Market. See the videos!



    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    November 25, 2014

    Store Stories

    I am absolutely fascinated by what CVS is doing and whether it has applications elsewhere in retailing, including home. You may remember a few months ago the retailer announced it was stopping selling cigarettes, arguing it was inconsistent with its mission of being a store where people came to buy products for their health. What's more, it said it wanted to go by the name CVS Health going forward. This was no small concession, mind you. CVS said it was giving up $4 billion in annual sales by stopping the sale of tobacco products. That's some serious revenue ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    November 25, 2014

    Holiday 2014’s Big Test

    There’s something happening this year that could redefine the holiday shopping experience. It’s not whether stores do or don’t open their doors on Thanksgiving, which of them will or won’t match prices or who wraps up the season with the cleanest inventories. This is the year of The Omni-Channel Holiday – the first time a considerable number of major players have invested in creating a seamless shopping experience across online, mobile and bricks. One of the big keys to the season’s efforts is the buy online/pick-up in store initiative. It not only addresses the dreaded ...

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  • Cecile Corral

    On The Beat

    Cecile Corral

    November 25, 2014

    Connecting the Dots

    Everywhere I read, I am told millennials – 18-to-20-something year olds (give or take a few years) – are going to be shopping earlier and more than ever for holiday gifts this year. Take the National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey released last week. It says nearly eight in 10 (79.6%) millennials will or may shop over the four-day period – the highest of any age group – compared to last year’s 73.2%. Of these, 22.6% will shop on Thanksgiving Day and 79.9% will shop on Black Friday, up from 71.5% who planned to do so ...

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