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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

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    January 27, 2015

    If walls could talk...

    The ancient Romans had prominent walls in their capital city where they could share their messages. In our industry, we have the walls of World Market Center buildings and parking decks in bedding’s capital city of Las Vegas. Those Vegas walls had some interesting stories last week. Let’s start with a declaration from King Koil, whose banner on the side of the WMC parking deck announced: “It’s time to disrupt your oversaturated market of the same four brands by offering your customers something better and different.” I’ve heard a lot of support for that view — from ...

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  • Bill McLoughlin

    Furniture Everyday

    Bill McLoughlin

    January 20, 2015

    Online Odyssey

    While there is no debate the Internet has changed the way consumers shop, socialize and seek out information, there remain many in the home furnishings industry who have yet to embrace it, and who are still struggling with the best way to harness its power to reach consumers where they live. In an effort to help the furniture industry identify and address some of the key challenges and opportunities created by this constantly evolving medium, the editors of Furniture/Today have reached out to professionals across the industry to answer the question: Where is the Internet taking us? It’s ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    January 20, 2015

    Tempur-Pedic offerings evolve with addition of innersprings

    Rick Anderson calls it "an evolutionary revolution." I call it a fascinating new product move, one that could pay big dividends. We are talking about the new Tempur-Flex line, which we have reported on in another article. (Click to read.) The flex comes from a new, faster-responding type of Tempur material, and the addition of a component that has never before appeared in a Tempur-Pedic sleep set: innersprings. Yes, you read that correctly. Tempur-Pedic has incorporated innersprings into a high-end line of bedding. And the mattress world has not come to an end. In fact, a new chapter is beginning ...

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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.