March 2018

02/28/2018
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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…
Three years ago, interior designer Lisa McDennon pitched a lighting collection to Hinkley and they loved it. When it made its debut at Lightovation this January, Hinkley’s showroom became a must-see…