Eco-friendly home furnishings
Thursday, September 22 nd , 2016 (Los Angeles, CA): When a child ages out of the foster care system, they’re left with no stability and no foundation to build a life from; 50 percent go through a period of homelessness, and 1 in 5 never find a home at all—and those who do only get empty apartments, left to live their daily lives from an uncomfortable bare floor. More
Jordan’s Furniture is closing its doors an hour early Monday to encourage employees and consumers to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. More
A relief effort for Louisiana flood victims coordinated by supplier Caracole has led to pledges of more than $1 million in product donations on top of cash assistance, the Baton Rouge Advocate reports. More
News From The Web
Global Home Show
September 27, 2016It strikes me that the people handling logistical issues for furniture vendors and retailers have one of the "dirty" jobs in our industry. Showroom display, product development, marketing and sales? Those are what pass for glamour jobs in furniture, but without the efforts of those who actually get the goods from point A to point B, the rest is window dressing.The bankruptcy of ocean carrier Hanjin has to be giving a lot of those "rubber-meets-the-road" types a lot of headaches, and from what I'm hearing, it could impact some exhibitors at the upcoming High Point Market. The South ...
Sourcing Strategies by Tom Russell
September 27, 2016For all the anti-trade sentiment being voiced in the presidential campaign, particularly against China and Mexico, you would think that furniture imports would be down, or flat at best. Yet consumers continue to vote with their dollars by purchasing furniture made not only in China and Mexico, but also Vietnam, Canada, Italy and Indonesia to name several. More details on those shipments will follow in future posts. We’ll also have a comprehensive overview of imports and exports for the first half in our market issue for opening day. It’s obviously true there is a renewed interest in made ...
One Stop Shop
September 27, 2016A recent report from Deloitte revealed troubling news for retailers: Only 30% of consumers surveyed said they respond to retail advertising, down from 70% in 2014, and 66% said they preferred a self-directed shopping journey, up from 30% two years ago. The main culprit? The Internet. Shopping online gives people more control, and they like it. While this certainly poses a problem for retailers – don’t panic. There are a few ways to combat this situation. There are several ways to advertise. If the advertising you have been using is failing, try advertorials and video. Advertorials are a great way ...
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.
October 3, 2016 - October 4, 2016
New York, New York, US
- IHGF (formerly Indian Handicrafts)
October 14, 2016 - October 18, 2016
, Greater Noida, IN
- ABC Kids Show
October 18, 2016 - October 21, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada