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Global Home Show

Global Home Show Fall 2016

H&TT's Global Home Show is the ideal venue for U.S. and foreign-based suppliers looking for temporary space for Market Week. All exhibitors also get strong marketing support from H&TT, in print and online. It's the most cost-effective and convenient way to show at New York Home Fashions Week. Click here for more details on why you should do business with us.

Blogs

  • Powell Slaughter

    Logistics Logic

    Powell Slaughter

    September 27, 2016

    How "Hanjined" are you?

    It 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 ...

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  • Thomas Russell

    Sourcing Strategies by Tom Russell

    Thomas Russell

    September 27, 2016

    Furniture imports defy anti-trade sentiment

    For 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 ...

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  • Alex Milstein

    One Stop Shop

    Alex Milstein

    September 27, 2016

    How to combat 3 major retail problems in a digital world

    A 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 ...

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POSH

Posh from HTT

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.

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NY Market Videos

NY Market 2016

Join HTT Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks as they report from the Fall 2016 New York Home Fashions Market. Each day they will share news about the trends coming out of showrooms and the hot topics of the market week. See the videos! Video coverage sponsored by Tencel.