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Washington – Seeing evidence pointing to improved consumer confidence, the National Retail Federation today raised its forecast for this year’s all-important second half. More
New York – Membership in Cotton Leads has surpassed 200 members, including retailers and manufacturers. The program was created in 2013 by Cotton Incorporated and Cotton Australia to ensure brands, retailers and manufacturers are sourcing cotton that is grown in a responsible and transparent manner. More
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Lifestyle guru Jennifer Adams, who has a growing line of branded home décor products spanning furniture to textiles, today launches her new YouTube channel, where she is featuring 1.5- to 3-minute video shorts about quick and simple home décor projects. More
New Orleans — The online consumer can be a mysterious creature, prowling the streets of the Internet by night, searching for product at an ideal price. More
Minneapolis -- Target Corp. has partnered with four YouTube channel personalities as well as with Design Hunter L.A. founder Veronica Valencia to develop and launch a new YouTube video series around the back-to-school/college promotional season. More
News From The Web
July 23, 2014Moving past the misconceptions to make sales Let me start off by saying I am not one, but I raised two of them and although I can't speak from a first-person perspective, I would say I can speak from a pretty dang close second-person one. Born between 1980 and 2000, the "Millennial" is perhaps the most talked about generation in retail today. The Millennial generation makes up about a fourth of the population and is responsible for more than $600 billion in annual retail spending. Now as a parent to two of them at the later end of the ...
July 21, 2014Yipee! It’s the middle of summer. Depending on where you live, that means your tomatoes are already coming in or are just about to. Summer fruits are reaching their succulent peak. And if you’re a Mid-Atlantic beach goer, the ocean temperature is finally tolerable. If you are a home textiles sort who swims with the sharks in the volume retail business, today marks eight weeks until the opening of the New York Home Fashions Market in September. Sorry to burst your bubble. But then again, I’m sure this isn’t news. You’ve already been busy previewing ...
On The Beat
July 21, 2014In the span of one week, I came across two unusual marketing tactics that made me stop and pay attention to what was being offered to me, the consumer. That’s a big deal in an age when we are constantly – all day, everywhere – being bombarded by advertising for everything from Botox to a new Buick, which by the way “sure doesn’t look like a Buick” as its new TV ad promises. Wait – make that three ads that gave me pause! The first “ad” I noticed in my hotel room at the Westin in downtown Atlanta earlier this month ...
Top 50 Retailers
- ASD/AMD Las Vegas
August 3, 2014 - August 6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
- NY Now (formerly NYIGF)
August 16, 2014 - August 20, 2014
New York, NY
- Textile House South America
August 16, 2014 - August 19, 2014
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