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Heimtextil Video Reports

In H&TT's fourth and final report from Heimtextil 2015, Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks review the latest business trends and get a global perspective from Indo Count Director Mohit Jain. See the videos! Sponsored by Lenzing.

Blogs

  • Cecile Corral

    On The Beat

    Cecile Corral

    January 13, 2015

    Fashion for all

    “Aspirational” – a term flash sites love to use to describe their younger, hipper and more educated and connected shoppers – is starting to encompass a broader market that is increasingly interested in better brands and up-to-the-minute design. And suppliers who are paying attention and playing the game stand to gain in 2015. At last week’s AmericasMart’s winter editions of the International Gift & Home Furnishings and Area Rugs markets, several designers and major companies had product on tap to court a larger, more style-savvy demographic with –here’s another key word – “approachable” price points on design-conscious products. Ann Gish found ...

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  • Warren Shoulberg

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    January 5, 2015

    5 Ways 2015 Will be Different

    It’s a strange custom, don’t you think, that we all truly believe that with the changing of a calendar page, the world suddenly becomes a different place? Strange indeed, but who am I to contest it? So, in no particular order I offer up five big changes I see for the industry. 1. Same Day Delivery. From a futuristic concept to an occasional test to more widespread-but-still-limited use, immediate delivery of merchandise is going to explode in 2015. Of course, Amazon will be in the forefront of the movement, as it has been for most of the customer ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    Home Alone 3

    Jennifer Marks

    January 5, 2015

    Plus Ca Change

    January 2005 marked a turning point in the modern history of home textiles. Ten years ago, on Jan. 1, off-shore manufacturers were unshackled from the last remaining trade quotas on shipments to the U.S. market. The Heimtextil show that year was packed with U.S. suppliers and retailers racing to nail down new sources of supply. Companies arrived in Frankfurt with platoons of staff. Target Stores hired buses to haul around the 80+ buyers, designers and product developers it brought to the show. Many manufacturers who expected to rake in all that new business were fairly clueless about what ...

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Top 50 Retailing Giants

Top 50 Retail Giants

Movers and shakers. Trendsetters and up-and-comers. That's what you’ll find in the 2014 H&TT Retailing Giants Issue. Read Now. Sponsored by Divatex.

Events

  • High Point Market

    April 18, 2015 - April 23, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

  • Showtime

    May 31, 2015 - June 3, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

  • High Point Premarket

    September 10, 2015 - September 11, 2015

    Downtown High Point

    High Point, NC, US

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