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New York – Nearly 70 new companies will exhibit at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here as part of NYNow and in showrooms at 230 Fifth Ave. as part of Home Textiles Market Week. More
Dallas – Peacock Alley, which this spring in Atlanta opened its first “Design Studio” outside its Texas headquarters here, continues to enhance its presence in the Southeastern city with a recent move into a new showroom at the AmericasMart in time for the summer markets this month. More
Calhoun, Ga. – Surya will debut a number of new home accessory collections at the upcoming summer markets, starting with the concurrent Atlanta International Area Rug and Gift & Home Furnishings markets. More
Mississauga, ON – Target revealed today that all 124 store locations that opened in Canada in 2013 were awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Previously, Target announced certification of the first 68 stores and with today's announcement; the remaining 56 stores are now LEED certified. More
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June 16, 2014Hispanics are good for the home furnishings business, says a recent report titled “Upscale Latinos: A Bright Outlook for High-End Marketers.” These “upscale Latinos” fall within the $50,000-$100,000 annual income bracket and tend to have a “consistent level of optimism about safety, well-being and wealth creation,” according the report released in late May by Neilsen and the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA). That level of consumer confidence leads to increased spending levels that “make this segment an imperative to the U.S. economy and prestige brands,” the report notes. Here are some encouraging take-ways from the ...
February 18, 2014There are a lot of things one can dink Sears for. And I'd wager every opinion piece coming out of H&TT in recent years that had "Sears" in its title has done just that. Not today. Today we give Sears a tip of the hat for its recently announced In-Vehicle Pickup service. If the process works as advertised, Sears has really raised the bar on ecommerce-to-local-store integration. Here's the deal. Members of Sears' Shop Your Way loyalty program can download an app that lets their local store know they're on their way to retrieve merchandise they ...
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 ...
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