March 2018

02/28/2018
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Last September, Furniture, Lighting & Decor took a deep dive into NPR and Edison Research’s ongoing Smart Audio Report, which then estimated that about 43 million American adults ages 18 and over…
New Trad designer Corey Damen Jenkins kicked off 2018 with the debut of a new lighting collection for Hudson Valley Lighting, and he’s not slowing down. Here the Michigan-based designer explains how…
Coco & Dash The new year brought more rocky news for the retail industry. Toys R Us announced it would close nearly one fifth of its stores in North America. JC Penney also quietly announced…
No need to bring binoculars: These 10 decorative accessories stood out at market, and now they want to show off their sense of style.    These five Safari animal figurines from Studio A Home look…
Welcome to Consumer Snapshot, where we dissect generational behaviors to help you sell your products and services more effectively. As a primer to what we’ll be covering in this department, we’ve…
Stayin’ Alive With the 70’s as inspo, Mid-Century Modern goes a few steps further intro retro territory.    In Howard Elliott’s Amber glass candle holder, the Dark Walnut-stained base gives us…
As high-end furniture stores across the country continue to dwindle in numbers — falling victim to everything from changing tastes and lifestyles to increasing competition online — small, inviting…
As homes continue to expand into outdoor spaces, ceiling fans are following suit. These products are perfect for any porch or patio.    Regency Fan’s wet-rated Artiste 2 fan features a DC motor,…
In the Tropics Walking the halls of Maison & Objet at times felt like a jungle expedition. This motif had been gaining in previous editions of the show but seemed to proliferate in time for this…
A digital marketing strategy is a plan to build your digital presence in order to increase traffic to your website and ultimately to your store. You don’t need to have a background in marketing,…
When you think about Amazon’s top sellers, you may consider books, or even a toy. Wait, maybe a video game?  Actually, during the 2017 holiday season, its top seller was none of the above. It was…
No matter how successful your business is, seeking customer feedback should be a fundamental part of your operations. Without consistent input, you’ll lack honest perspective on everything from how…