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Stony Brook, Ill. – A new Harris Poll survey finds 30% of U.S. consumers would stop purchasing a brand if it made false claims about the content of its bedding or clothing – and three in five would not purchase if they discovered the soft goods were made with child or forced labor. More
Las Vegas – Progressive Business Media (PBM), parent company of H&TT and the leading home furnishings media and marketing solutions company, is taking its content creation expertise right to the show floor at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. More
Minneapolis--Evidently, the holiday sales malaise was not confined to the department store segment. More
New York – The National Retail Federation has elected HSNi ceo Mindy Grossman as chairman of its board of directors, and appointed seven new members. More
New York – Home textiles veterans Vincent DeRosa and Marla Stuchel are opening New Sega Home Textiles’ North American office here to service the U.S, Canadian, South and Central American markets. More
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January 16, 2017Just flew back from Heimtextil…and boy are my sheets and towels tired. As anyone who has visited the world’s largest textiles show knows, the fair is gargantuan in size, overwhelming in scale and limitless in opportunity. It’s just sorting all of that out that is the tough part. So, some off-the-schnitzel observations as the overall show is still being digested: The Guten: If you need an overall reality check on the state of the global home textiles business, this is the only place to be. And generally, that state is OK. Cotton and raw materials prices remain ...
January 16, 2017Were you surprised last week when the National Retail Federation announced that holiday sales exceeded expectations? I sure was. Total November and December retail sales rose 4.0% to $658.3 billion, besting NRF’s forecast. Non-store sales jumped 12.6% to $122.9 billion, again higher than NRF’s forecast. Out in the stores it sure didn’t feel like it. But then again, take a look at the non-store growth. Trying to figure out what’s going on with U.S. shoppers was a common topic of conversation at Heimtextil last week. What do they want? Why aren ...
January 4, 2017Last summer I got a call from a reporter working on Inc. magazine’s annual “Fastest Growing Companies in America report.” What, she wanted to know, could I tell her about eLuxurySupply.com. Who? As it turned out, eLuxurySupply.com clocked in as the 4th fastest growing company in the country. The Indiana-based seller of bedding, bath, home and garden products generated a revenue spike of more than 26,000% in 2015, ending the year with $30.6 million in sales. The e-comm retailer will mark its eighth year in business in 2017. That’s emblematic of the state of ...
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.
- Maison & Objet
January 20, 2017 - January 24, 2017
Paris Nord Villepinte
- Las Vegas Market
January 22, 2017 - January 26, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
- Texworld USA
January 23, 2017 - January 25, 2017
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, NY