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This exclusive distribution channel report provides 2010 and 2009 retail sales figures for the entire bath linens and bath accessories market, as well as individual category sales, including bath towels, bath/scatter rugs, shower curtains, bath accessories and tank sets, for both years. More
BELLMAWR, N.J. - Ginsey Home Solutions has hired Allen Robinson to the newly created position of vp new business development. In addition, the company has promoted Guy Conte and Bridget Crozier. More
CALHOUN, GA. - Surya Inc. has hired Paul Sullivan as the company's new senior vp of sales/ national accounts. More
NEW YORK - Among the host of exhibitors partaking in the upcoming original artwork and design market Surtex later this month is a growing collection of companies looking for partners to help them expand more aggressively into the soft home business. More
LAS VEGAS - At the recent International Window Coverings Expo most exhibitors agreed rods and finials now are expected to serve not only function but fashion. 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 ...
Welcome to POSH, the new publication on the luxury home textiles market from Home & Textiles Today. Take a look and you’ll see features on fashion, but there’s also much more on demographics, marketing and trend directions. And watch for the debut later this summer of the POSH e-newsletter as well as the next print edition this winter. Click on the cover image above to take you to the digital edition of the very first POSH.
January 10, 2017 - January 13, 2017
- Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
January 10, 2017 - January 17, 2017
- Atlanta International Area Rug Market
January 11, 2017 - January 15, 2017