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Weston, Mass. - High-end home textiles designer Ox Bow Décor LLC believes a decorative pillow "should be as expressive as the art on your walls." More
New York - Partners NY Now-Market for Home + Lifestyle and the Museum Store Association (MSA) will bring a new half-day educational program to the summer 2014 market, which will take place here August 16-20 at the Javits Center and Pier 94. More
New York--Housewares brands OXO, Breville, and Bormioli Rocco joined forces this week at a gala that raised nearly $900,000 for Cookies For Kids' Cancer, a non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for pediatric cancer. More
Port Washington, N.Y. - The NPD Group reports that U.S. sales of home-related products, including non-electric housewares, home fashions and small appliances, rose modestly last year. More
Hoffman Estates, Ill. - In his annual letter to shareholders today, Sears Holding chairman and ceo Eddie Lampert once again pooh-poohed the idea of investing money in improving stores and asserted the transformation of Sears and Kmart into membership retailers addresses changing consumer habits. "That may sound odd given our financial results," he noted. More
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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 ...
Home Alone 3
February 18, 2014If there was ever a moment for the home furnishings industry to take its turn in the technical spotlight this is it.Coming out of the huge Consumer Electronic Show last month, the talk was no longer about hi-def, 3D or how big your screen was.Instead everyone was talking about wearable tech and the Internet of Things.... two trends that play perfectly into the hands of the home textiles and housewares industries.The wearable tech talk had to do with devices you could put on your body - on your wrists, your head or various points in between - that would ...
February 3, 2014Take one seriously brutal, margin-crushing holiday season, stir in the ongoing growth of e-commerce and what do you get? Blood in the water for brick-and-mortar.Holiday 2014 was crazily promotional, as all holidays seasons are. But what ensued in the aftermath throughout January was even nuttier. Retailers flooded inboxes with Last Chance, Truly Last Chance and Extra Super-Duper Last Chance (We Really Mean it This Time) clearance offers right on down to the end of the month.Morgan Stanley retail analyst Kimberly Greenberger in a mid-month research note said 40% of the 26 retailers she follows were more promotional in ...
- Vietnam International Furniture & Accessories Fair
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
- Indonesia International Furniture Expo
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Jakarta International Expo
- Thailand International Furniture Fair
March 12, 2014 - March 16, 2014
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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.