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  • Dean Horowitz 2016

    Conversations.

    Dean Horowitz

    May 24, 2016

    eCommerce

    Don’t worry, this one will not amount to much of your business. (sarcasm) Do customers want to spend an afternoon looking through your furniture store(s) to feel, try-out and understand the products they are going to put into their homes? Or do they want to buy a mattress in 10 minutes online? Both? A little of each and then some other things?

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  • Bill Napier

    Confessions of a Marketing Mad Man

    Bill Napier

    May 24, 2016

    Brand Rant Part I: Do brands matter in the furniture category?

    Based on what I see and what I know, the answer is NO. Let me explain why. I spent the better part of a day searching for information on furniture brand relevance, trying to find out if brands matter in the consumer’s path to purchase. Most of the information and research I found were a few years old, and that is disturbing. It seems no one outside our industry cares enough about this $100 billion category to spend the time and resources to study it. I can probably figure out why. Only a handful of manufacturers invest in brand ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    May 23, 2016

    One-on-one with Gary Fazio: An icon reflects on his career

    The night before, he was the toast of the mattress industry, honored by more than 300 of his colleagues and friends at a gala awards dinner at Furniture/Today’s Bedding Conference. But on this night he sat down to dinner with one just one companion: Me. It was a great evening, filled with reminisces and stories from a career well spent in the mattress industry. Gary Fazio and I had a chance to unwind after the Bedding Conference wrapped up its successful three-day run at the Westin LaPaloma Resort & Spa, at the edge of the mountains outside Tucson. We ...

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Business Annual 2016

HTT Business Annual 2016

This year’s Business Annual presents the world of home textiles…in your hand. The exclusive report presents the never-before published Top 15 Home Textiles Manufacturer ranking and an overview of the textiles market by channel and distribution channel. See the issue.