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NY Home Fashions Market

Join HTT Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks as they report from the Fall 2014 New York Home Fashions Market. See the videos!


  • Thomas Lester

    An Inside Look

    Thomas Lester

    September 25, 2014

    Bringing the market experience home

    As you read this, we're less than a month from the next installment of the High Point Market and soon showrooms will be brimming with activity. For those who can’t attend markets for whatever reason, technology exists to give you a glimpse of what was out there in past shows. Glenn Sheridan, a Google-trusted photographer and owner/operator of Greensboro, N.C.-based GSO360, says virtual tours are the next big thing in market attendance because of the portability aspect they offer. “We now offer companies the ability to basically fold up their entire showrooms and have their ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    September 17, 2014

    Some answers to key questions on the Mattress Firm-Sleep Train deal

    This week we pose three questions on the blockbuster announcement that Mattress Firm has agreed to acquire West Coast powerhouse Sleep Train. We will take these questions one at a time. (See earlier article.) With this move, will Mattress Firm dominate the retail bedding landscape? Given the chain’s high profile, one that gets even higher with each major acquisition, it might seem that Mattress Firm does dominate the retail mattress world. But the numbers tell a very different story. With the addition of Sleep Train, the No. 4 bedding retailer, No. 1 Mattress Firm will have a market share ...

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  • Ray Allegrezza

    Editor's Desk

    Ray Allegrezza

    September 17, 2014

    Leadership Conference will provide tools for innovation

    If you intend to stay in business, innovation is the "in" that will keep you in the game. So, with that supposition in mind, we've decided to make innovation the theme of this year's Leadership Conference. (Click here for details.) Our theme is Are You In(novative)? and we plan to tie innovation to each of our presentations during this year's conference, set for Dec. 2-4 at the lovely Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. To show you the absolute connection between innovation and profitability, Steve Barr, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP., will share findings from a recent ...

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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.