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Forrester Research is projecting a healthy Holiday 2018 for most retailers this year. More
Welspun has scored 100% on traceability of products made with cotton grown in Egypt. More
PureCare will show Celliant performance fiber sleep products during the upcoming High Point Market. More
Surya said it has hundreds of new rug and accessories across a range of price points during High Point Market in October. More
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is forecasting strong consumer spending for this year’s holiday season. More
Karastan is almost doubling its program with luxury brand Patina Vie. More
American Textile Company is ramping up its hospitality division with a new executive appointment. More
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See the September 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Attack of the Killer Third Tier: Monster off-pricers are climbing to the top of the food chain, plus New Products: 40 pages of new products debuting at the New York Home Fashions Market; Home Stores: TJX unveils first U.S. HomeSense store; Clicks to Bricks: Boll & Branch moves from digital to physical retailing; and much more...
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September 7, 2017Looks like it’s happening again. Another big brand is moving from the upstairs world down to a lower level…while trying to maintain its better business. This time it’s happening in the apparel business, but everyone in home textiles can tell you stories about all the times this was done in the world of sheets and towels … and what happened. The latest twist involves Under Armour, the seemingly ubiquitous athleisure wear brand that if it didn’t invent the whole category of workout clothing as fashion certainly took it to much higher levels. The brand had for its ...
September 7, 2017Crazy. If you’re looking for a word to describe what’s going on at retail right now, that would fit nicely. But from the time Sears-Roebuck launched its first catalog in 1886 and began undermining the fortunes of locally owned general stores across the country, retailing has experienced and survived and adapted to several generations of flux. I happened onto the retail scene in the early 1990’s. Walmart and Target were not yet national retailers. Kmart was king of the discounters. All three were growing at a rapid clip, invading territory occupied by regional discounters like Ames, Venture ...
PBM Strategic Insights
August 28, 2017Music video pioneer, MTV, has undergone numerous rebirths over its 36-year history and currently finds itself in the midst of another. Launched in 1981 with the music video “Video Killed the Radio Star,” the channel redefined musical entertainment for an entire generation. As the music video field flooded with imitators, the station switched gears, positioning itself at the forefront of the reality TV era with its then breakthrough series The Real World. For the next 20 years MTV rode the “unscripted” TV wave with reality shows like The Osbournes, Laguna Beach and Jersey Shore. Recently though, during a time when ...
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September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017
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