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Wayfair Inc. ’s own augmented reality app today launches on its mobile shopping app on the ASUS ZenFone AR. More
Williams-Sonoma Inc. has assembled a team of experts it calls the Design Crew to cross-pollinate its brands through a reorganized design service program. More
Bari Textile Mills has forged a joint venture that will propel the company back into the woven sheet and bedding business. More
A textile industry trade association is supporting of the federal government’s investigation of violations of U.S. trade agreements. More
Nearing its first anniversary this fall, Bon-Ton Stores’ “Close to Home” locally-sourced artisan program is growing. More
Progressive Business Media (PBM) announces the recipients of the 2017 Impact Awards launching at this year’s NEXT Conference September 25-27, 2017 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. More
Ellen DeGeneres has announced the debut of her ED Ellen DeGeneres baby lifestyle collection. More
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See the September 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Attack of the Killer Third Tier: Monster off-pricers are climbing to the top of the food chain, plus New Products: 40 pages of new products debuting at the New York Home Fashions Market; Home Stores: TJX unveils first U.S. HomeSense store; Clicks to Bricks: Boll & Branch moves from digital to physical retailing; and much more...
Home Alone 3
September 7, 2017Looks like it’s happening again. Another big brand is moving from the upstairs world down to a lower level…while trying to maintain its better business. This time it’s happening in the apparel business, but everyone in home textiles can tell you stories about all the times this was done in the world of sheets and towels … and what happened. The latest twist involves Under Armour, the seemingly ubiquitous athleisure wear brand that if it didn’t invent the whole category of workout clothing as fashion certainly took it to much higher levels. The brand had for its ...
September 7, 2017Crazy. If you’re looking for a word to describe what’s going on at retail right now, that would fit nicely. But from the time Sears-Roebuck launched its first catalog in 1886 and began undermining the fortunes of locally owned general stores across the country, retailing has experienced and survived and adapted to several generations of flux. I happened onto the retail scene in the early 1990’s. Walmart and Target were not yet national retailers. Kmart was king of the discounters. All three were growing at a rapid clip, invading territory occupied by regional discounters like Ames, Venture ...
PBM Strategic Insights
August 28, 2017Music video pioneer, MTV, has undergone numerous rebirths over its 36-year history and currently finds itself in the midst of another. Launched in 1981 with the music video “Video Killed the Radio Star,” the channel redefined musical entertainment for an entire generation. As the music video field flooded with imitators, the station switched gears, positioning itself at the forefront of the reality TV era with its then breakthrough series The Real World. For the next 20 years MTV rode the “unscripted” TV wave with reality shows like The Osbournes, Laguna Beach and Jersey Shore. Recently though, during a time when ...
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