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  • Shoulberg PUBLISHER/EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

    Home Alone 3

    Warren Shoulberg

    June 22, 2015

    The Sadness of Anna’s

    The news from Anna’s Linens on Friday was absolutely saddening. Nobody thought its demise would be this quick or this sudden. Many people, including myself, had hoped the company would come out of bankruptcy and live to see another day. We hoped it could straighten out its balance sheet and get back on solid financial footing. And many hoped it would do it with the present management involved in one way or another. But it didn’t turn out that way. I happen to like Alan Gladstone and the Gladstone family. I know some people have different opinions and ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    June 22, 2015

    While you’re in town…

    Between the Texworld/Home Sourcing Expo, NY Now and the New York Home Fashions Market, there will a lot of home textiles folks in New York over the next three months. Aside from all the new products, there’s plenty that’s new and worth carving out time for on the retail front. Here are four that should be at the top of your must-visit list. Bed Bath & Beyond’s flagship Manhattan store on 6th Avenue at 18th Street. Check out the new World Market shop-in-shop, which is set to open in July. This is separate from the World Market ...

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  • Jennifer Marks

    The Thread

    Jennifer Marks

    June 8, 2015

    Top to Bottom

    The recent raft of first-quarter financial reports brought mostly encouraging news about the performance of home departments at major retailers. In order of optimism, here’s the rundown: Anthropologie is barreling ahead with its expansion of home merchandise, and the broad category posted a double-digit comp increase. The nameplate, a division of Urban Outfitters Inc., has been building home inventory in conjunction with a dedicated home catalog strategy. The first dropped last spring and the second was issued last month. The wedding registry Anthropologie launched late last year is serving as an important feeder into home — with over 40% of ...

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