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Global Home Show Fall 2016

H&TT's Global Home Show 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. Click here for more details on why you should do business with us.

Blogs

  • Warren Shoulberg

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    August 18, 2016

    New Business…New Business Models

    Remember the old days when if you were a factory in Asia all you had to do was to be able to manufacture textiles product inexpensively and find a way to efficiently get them from your loading dock to retailers and importers around the world. Ah, those were indeed the good old days. As the textiles world gathers in China next week for Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles the road to global success is very different. Just being a low-cost producer with a good logistics department isn’t enough anymore. Many things have changed, but as it has with just about ...

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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    August 15, 2016

    Sriracha Retailing

    OK, here’s your quiz for the day: What do all of the faster growing players in the home textiles retail business have in common? A. The best prices B. The best products. C. The best customer service. D. The best locations Time’s up. Did you get the right answer? It’s obviously E, none of the above. In today’s retail environment, it’s not really about having the lowest price in town. Or the best products. Or terrific customer service and locations. It’s all about being different. About offering the customer a shopping experience they can ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    August 15, 2016

    Billion Dollar Baby

    A very select club in the home textiles universe just added a new member. Another point worth noting: By next year, it could very well overtake JCPenney to become the fifth largest retailer of home textiles in the country. If T.J. Maxx/Marshalls repeats its 8% growth in home textiles this year — certainly within the realm of possibility — and JCPenney’s growth falls below roughly +3%, it’s a done deal. And consider this: If you add the home textiles sales generated by parent company TJX’s HomeGoods nameplate to the sales generated by T.J. Maxx/Marshalls, you ...

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POSH

Posh from HTT

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.

See the issue.