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Consultant Claire Goldhagen, widely admired in the furniture industry for her fashion sense and retail acumen, called the recent Showtime Fabric Fair in High Point, NC, “one of the most exciting ever…
Tassels and fringe made a big comeback on the runway last year, and now these embellishments are hitting the ground, so to speak. See how tassels are reinterpreted and reinvented on area rugs. Bold…
Nods to brutalism abound in hard goods, but this go-around, luxurious polish is key.  Sagebrook Home Sagebrook Home’s Carved Wood four-door cabinet in brown is made of mango wood with gold accents…
Preview these products making their debut at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, July 10-16.  Peking Handicraft Designed by Elizabeth Olwen for Peking Handicraft, the…
Every year, the Home Furnishings Assn. recognizes outstanding merchants across the country with its annual Retailer of the Year Awards. Named an Emerging Star little more than 12 months ago, Cynthia…
When it comes to retail news, it’s difficult to escape the number of mall-store closings and blaring reports of the demise of the mall as a viable concept.  Yet, retail strategist Connie Post — a…
Regular blogging does wonders for a website’s SEO, driving customers at all stages of the buying process to your website. It can boost your website in search results, and it can help you attract…
It’s July, which for us is synonymous with summer Atlanta and Las Vegas markets. But this time around, things will have a different air because back in May, International Market Centers and…