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Jason W Camp is the new President of Natuzzi Americas
Jason W Camp is the new President of Natuzzi Americas

Natuzzi Taps Former Restoration Hardware Exec for President Americas Post

Natuzzi has announced that Jason W. Camp has been appointed as President of Natuzzi Americas.  Camp will lead the execution of the growth strategy and the P&L in North & Central America,…
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5 Ways for Retailers to Protect Against Industry Disruption

This week, Retail Dive asked, "Is home goods the next industry ripe for disruption?"  The answer? Yes, almost definitely. Just a few notes on some happenings in the past year: - Global Views…
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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…
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Phillips Collection began its move into the hospitality sector 15 years ago and today, 95 percent of the company’s product line is commercial-grade, including the Silver Riverstone tables, Reclaimed Live-Edge end tables and Lime Green Seat Belt rocking chair above.

Commercial Break

While the lines between the contract, hospitality and residential design businesses were long well-defined — some might say stark — Amanda Schneider, President of Contract Consulting Group — a…

Retail Road Trip: Toronto

ELTE In 1944, Leon Tenenbaum fled Paris. With the ongoing Nazi occupation of the city, Tenenbaum left his home furnishings store Etablissments Elte (established in 1919) and traveled with his family…
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All Under One Roof: Furniture Retailers on In-House Design Services

In recent years, big-box chains like Restoration Hardware and Crate & Barrel have started offering their customers interior design services, posing a potential threat to independent retailers.…
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3 Big-Box Strategies to Borrow and Improve

Although they are inherently different, independent showrooms and big-box retailers like Restoration Hardware, Target and West Elm compete for consumers’ business, and it can sometimes feel like an…
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Luxury interior designers are no longer design gatekeepers. (Photo: Classic Home)

A Disturbance in the Design: New Study Finds Disrupting Trends in Interior Design

Dramatic disruptive trends have reared their heads in the luxury interior design industry, according to a new study from Unity Marketing and The Home Trust International.  To-The-Trade Interior…
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This Millennial loft, designed by Michael, has multiple ‘wow’ factors — the bright rug, the wall decor and the statement sculpture in the corner.

7 Things to Know About Working With Millennials

Award-winning Chicago designer Anthony Michael, owner of Anthony Michael Interior Design, says about 20 percent of his clients are Millennials, a sizable and growing portion. Here, Michael shares his…