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Join HTT Editorial Director Warren Shoulberg and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Marks as they kick off video coverage from the 2015 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! Sponsored by Lenzing.



    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    May 11, 2015

    Two Years … and Not Counting

    As much as some people hope problems will go away if you don’t pay attention to them and time goes by, that’s not always the way things work. Last month marked two years since the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh when more than 1,100 workers in a multi-story textiles factory facility died when the building collapsed because of unsafe conditions. And while the companies in the building were in the apparel business and there were no home textiles producers located in Rana Plaza, the incident raised the whole issue of safe product sourcing across many industries around ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    May 11, 2015


    This is what the denouement looks like. At the Sears store in the Freehold Raceway Mall in New Jersey, the parking lot level floor was almost entirely denuded of merchandise. Huge chunks of space sat idle behind blue partitions. The barriers concealed pallets bearing unwrapped fixtures and stacks of unopened boxes of indeterminate provenance. There was a handsome and sizable run of fresh shelving in place for a shoe department. It was as-yet unstocked and it will not be filled with Sears products. Signs near the entry points read: “Pardon our dust,” and “We’re open to serve you during ...

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  • Cecile Corral

    On The Beat

    Cecile Corral

    April 28, 2015

    Lost out on Lilly? You’ll live

    I went to the Target launch of the Lilly Pulitzer Collection, and all I got was this Essie “Gold Nuggets” glittery nail polish. And that is fine by me. My mom, a child of the 1950s and teenager of the 1960s and a lifelong big fan all things Lilly, was eagerly awaiting the collection. Since my girls were born, my mother has been buying them Lilly dresses for special occasions, as the brand’s original line tends toward the pricier side. So when Mom heard about Target’s limited-edition and more affordable line with the designer, we made plans to ...

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