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Amazon's Impact on Consumer Shipping Expectations for Home Goods

Whether a brick-and-mortar store or an e-commerce site, retailers everywhere are competing with the Amazon Effect. This all-encompassing phrase acknowledges how the online retail giant has disrupted…

Retail Road Trip: Washington, D.C.

Hudson & Crane Before anything can be said about Washington, D.C.-based Hudson & Crane, one distinction must be made. Hudson & Crane is an interior design firm with a brick-and-mortar…
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The advantages of Made in the USA

Custom Design, Practicality Bolster Made in the US Home Furnishings

Home Court Advantage Quality control, customization up the ante for U.S. furnishings manufacturers Gat Creek’s Gat Caperton assesses the sustainably harvested Appalachian hardwoods used in its U.S…
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IKEA U.S. President Lars Peterson spoke on how diversity and inclusion initiatives have been good for business and retaining talent.

Retail Voices

Just two years ago, industry headlines were rife with store closings, bankruptcies, mass layoffs and even media reports of zombie retailers. “I would say that retail is back, but that would be wrong…