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Greenwood, Miss.-- Viking, a manufacturer and marketer of premium kitchen appliances, is joining forces with Clipper Corporation to develop a top-tier kitchenware program under the Viking brand that will debut at the International Home + Housewares Show this weekend. More
York, Pa. – The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.’s president and ceo, Brendan Hoffman, has opted not to renew his employment agreement with the company once the term of his post expires Feb. 7, 2015. More
Anderson, S.C. – Domestic area rug manufacturer Orian Rugs Inc. has named Ken Breithaupt as its new regional vp of sales for the company’s gallery division. More
Washington – Import volume at major retail container ports is expected to increase 12.4% in March as retailers begin to stock up for spring and summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. More
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March 10, 2014Well, it’s that time of year again. The time when everyone walks around at shows and says there’s nothing really new this season. At the housewares show this week in Chicago (and later in the month at textiles in New York) you will no doubt hear reasonably sane and semi-smart people lamenting the lack of big new product trends. To which I gladly respond: Is this your first rodeo? How many shows have we all been to where we said nothing was new, only for the latest, greatest thing to show up on retail shelves six months later ...
March 10, 2014So a lot of retailers said they had a pretty decent holiday season, and the fourth quarter was humming along until the no-good, very bad, incredibly awful month of January came along and dumped snow all over their results. But as fourth quarter reports rolled out recently, TJX Cos. was the rarest of entities: a retailer decidedly not singing the blues. Yes, net income during the period dropped 3.7% and sales ticked up only 1%. A mere blip, apparently, on the path into a new fiscal year for which the retailer has some very ambitious plans. Among them: • A ...
February 18, 2014There are a lot of things one can dink Sears for. And I'd wager every opinion piece coming out of H&TT in recent years that had "Sears" in its title has done just that. Not today. Today we give Sears a tip of the hat for its recently announced In-Vehicle Pickup service. If the process works as advertised, Sears has really raised the bar on ecommerce-to-local-store integration. Here's the deal. Members of Sears' Shop Your Way loyalty program can download an app that lets their local store know they're on their way to retrieve merchandise they ...
- International Furniture Fair Singapore
March 13, 2014 - March 16, 2014
- Philippines International Furniture Show (PIFS)
March 14, 2014 - March 17, 2014
SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex
- IFFINA 2014
March 14, 2014 - March 17, 2014
Pegambiran streets No.5 Rawamangun
Business Annual 2014
This year's Business Annual report, a compilation of reports previously published by H&TT throughout 2013, contains the Top 50 Home Textiles Retailers, the Top 15 Home Textiles Suppliers, and the Database distribution reports for top-of-bed, sheets and pillowcases, area rugs, table and kitchen linens, bath and bath accessories, utility bedding and window treatments.