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See the February 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we discuss the next era of fabric printing.  Consumer demands for more personalized products and faster delivery have digital textiles printing providers feeling good about their model.    See details!

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    March 13, 2017

    To invest or divest, that is the question

    It’s been an eventful first quarter, filled with some surprising initiatives and some not-so-surprising store closings and layoffs. It’s hard to decide which came as the bigger bombshell, Target’s announcement that it will become a radically different retailer over the next three years or TJX Cos.’ decision to launch a new home furnishings chain. Apparently TJX hasn’t heard the country is overstored. Neither has Ross Stores, which will add another 90 units this year. Nor Dollar Tree, which plans to open 650 new units on top of the 14,000-plus it already operates. Then there were ...

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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    March 13, 2017

    Misinformation on 34th street

    Have you heard that the death of the American department store is imminent and that poor old Macy’s is about to be history? Have you heard the one about the three buyers who walk into a bar and…? Before anyone gets their planograms all bunched up in a wad, let’s do a little realty check. Maybe, just maybe, some of these reports are just stories chasing headlines. Fake news, anybody? 1. Like virtually every other retail business that gets the vast majority of its sales from physical stores, department stores – Macy’s included – are having a tough time ...

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  • Warren Shoulberg

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    February 20, 2017

    Anchors Away

    Farewell to the heyday of the Great American Shopping Center. We knew thee well. But it ain’t over yet. The waning days of many malls have been in progress for over a decade and if the pace is accelerating more recently, it’s not surprising. With Macy’s closing 100 stores, Sears baling out of centers as fast as they can and others likely to follow, it doesn’t take a real estate scientist to figure out that malls are, if not an endangered species, at least a diminished one. A lot of the B and C malls are ...

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Global Home Show

Global Home Show 2017

H&TT's Global Home Show is set for March 26-30, 2017.  It is the ideal venue for U.S. and foreign-based suppliers looking for temporary space for Market Week. All exhibitors also get strong marketing support from H&TT, in print and online. It's the most cost-effective and convenient way to show at New York Home Fashions Week. Get details!