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The Table and Kitchen Linens report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the table and kitchen linens market and an analysis of where table and kitchen linens were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2012 and 2013. More
High Point, N.C. - HGTV personality Genevieve Gorder visited Capel ’s showroom at the High Point Market last week to tell buyers all about her new rug intros. More
Union, NJ – Bed Bath & Beyond's fourth quarter results were in line with Wall Street expectations, although its first quarter outlook disappointed. While company execs updated progress on its push toward omnichannel retailing, the true eye-opener was a mention of the "andThat!" nameplate that may be poised to eventually replace the Christmas Tree Shops designation. More
Chicago - Could lighting strike twice for KitchenAid? The company known for its iconic stand mixers that come in a multitude of colors and accommodate a wide variety of attachments, is testing that model again on a new Multi-cooker launched at the recently concluded International Home + Housewares Show. More
Six months after a grand reopening, a new Macy’s is anchoring a planned $80 million renovation of the Westfield Mall in Bayshore, N.Y. The retailer razed a store originally built in 1963 boasting 318,000 square feet, and re-launched a smaller 200,000 square foot store with a more upscale feel to match the mall’s new vibe. 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 ...
Top 50 Retailers
- ASD/AMD Las Vegas
August 3, 2014 - August 6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
- NY Now (formerly NYIGF)
August 16, 2014 - August 20, 2014
New York, NY
- Textile House South America
August 16, 2014 - August 19, 2014
Sao Paula, BR
Utility Bedding Guide
Don't you wish there was a simple guide to all the key utility bedding suppliers in the business? Now there is: H&TT Players Guide to Utility Bedding. Click here to view!