News covering home textiles executives, merchants, retailers, manufacturers, designers and suppliers
Minneapolis – With a new ceo and new board members, ShopHQ parent Value Vision is on the hunt for a new chief merchant and brand exclusives as it plans to return to a 24-hour broadcasting schedule. More
Omaha, Neb. – Regional department store chain Gordmans Stores Inc. – which turns 100 years old in 2015 – has appointed Andrew T. Hall as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective yesterday. More
Las Vegas – International Market Centers has appointed industry veteran Priscila Onou Gilburg to manage and oversee the expansion of temporary exhibitors in the gift and lifestyle segments at Las Vegas Market, effective Sept. 1. More
Menomonee Falls, Wis. – Improvements in home and kids as well as a strong kick-off to the back-to-school/campus season did much to lift Kohl’s Corp. in its second quarter, and the department store chain is building on improving trends with efforts this fall in preparation for the holiday season. More
News From The Web
January 21, 2014While I did not get to every one of the nine exhibition halls at Heimtextil earlier this month, I spent a fair amount of time in those devoted to trend, European design, and the major Asian manufacturers. Here's what jumped out at me:A return to quality - Manufacturers said retailers are up-specing product. Did you fall off your chair? Please take a moment to right yourself. Said up-specing revolves around the idea of "affordable luxury" as opposed to true luxury, but it's a sign of growing confidence in consumers' willingness to spend a little more again. Portugal - Who ...
What Works Online
September 6, 2011As we close in on the last quarter of 2011, many of us are preparing our 2012 budgets. This is the time when we all review our online efforts and re-allocate existing resources (money and other resources) to generate a better return on investment. Online advertising faces a double-edged sword. It provides incredible detail on statistics such as email open rates, website traffic, click-through rates, Facebook likes and more. Yet this granular level of reporting generates increased scrutiny. Compound this with a lack of benchmark data in our industry, and it is difficult to manage expectations or gauge program success ...
Home Alone 3
October 18, 2010"It only seems fitting to share with you, as I return, some observations from beyond the land of sheets and towels."They say you can't go home again, but what if you never left home, you were just in a different room?I've rejoined Home Textiles Today after a decade away at one of the other publications in the home furnishings business. I always kept involved in home textiles, but it was in a broader mix of all kinds of home products, from pots and pans to toasters and blenders to couches and credenzas. As such, one gains ...
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.
- Las Vegas Market
July 31, 2016 - August 4, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
- ASD/AMD Las Vegas
July 31, 2016 - August 3, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
- Textile House Fair
August 6, 2016 - August 9, 2016
Sao Paula, BR