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Cleveland- Nacco Industries will close more than 50 underperforming Kitchen Collection stores this year, according to a report in Crain’s Cleveland Business. More
New York – Home & Textiles Today’s next issue will be out on Monday with perspective on what’s happening at retail as well as in key product categories. What’s inside? 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
Minneapolis - Multichannel electronic retailer ValueVision Media Inc., which operates as ShopHQ, marked its seventh consecutive quarter of sales growth during the fourth quarter - a period when the company also set records in customer purchasing and net units shipped. More
Jacksonville, Fla. - Stein Mart Inc. today reported a 2.5% decline in total sales to $84.5 million for the four-week February period, ended March 1, compared to $86.7 million a year ago. More
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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 ...
February 3, 2014Take one seriously brutal, margin-crushing holiday season, stir in the ongoing growth of e-commerce and what do you get? Blood in the water for brick-and-mortar.Holiday 2014 was crazily promotional, as all holidays seasons are. But what ensued in the aftermath throughout January was even nuttier. Retailers flooded inboxes with Last Chance, Truly Last Chance and Extra Super-Duper Last Chance (We Really Mean it This Time) clearance offers right on down to the end of the month.Morgan Stanley retail analyst Kimberly Greenberger in a mid-month research note said 40% of the 26 retailers she follows were more promotional in ...
- Vietnam International Furniture & Accessories Fair
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
- Indonesia International Furniture Expo
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Jakarta International Expo
- Thailand International Furniture Fair
March 12, 2014 - March 16, 2014
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Business Annual 2014
This year's Business Annual report, a compilation of reports previously published by H&TT throughout 2013, contains the Top 50 Home Textiles Retailers, the Top 15 Home Textiles Suppliers, and the Database distribution reports for top-of-bed, sheets and pillowcases, area rugs, table and kitchen linens, bath and bath accessories, utility bedding and window treatments.