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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
NEW YORK - 2010 could have been a lot worse for kitchen textiles and table linens suppliers, who enjoyed modest low singledigit gains - but gains, nonetheless - in a period when the still-sluggish economy continued act as a drag on the home textiles industry. More
NEW YORK - An improving economic picture helped boost the Top of Bed category in 2011, despite serious pricing pressures on all sides. The first of HTT's bedding reports (Utility Bedding and Sheets and Pillowcases will follow), the Top of Bed category managed a 2% increase overall. Sales were up to $2.55 billion in 2010 compared to $2.0 billion in 2009. 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 ...
Business Annual 2016
- Canadian Furniture Show/Salon canadien du meuble
May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Mississauga, ON, US
- Interior Lifestyle Japan (Ambiente/Heimtextil/Home Design)
June 1, 2016 - June 3, 2016
June 5, 2016 - June 8, 2016
High Point, N.C.