retailing

COVID-19 Holiday Retail Strategies

Business analysts anticipate several ways holiday retail will be different this year. Shoppers, for example, likely won’t wait until Black Friday as the start of the holiday buying season in an…

Sound Advice: How to Increase Your Furniture Profit Potential

The great news about home furnishings is that for every home built, every home renovation completed, every move made, and every family addition whether a baby, young adults, or seniors moving in,…
Jenny Cimino Lavish Raleigh North Carolina
Jenny Cimino opened Lavish three years ago to supplement her interior design business in Raleigh, NC.

Lavish Brings Luxury Home Design To Raleigh, NC

Tucked into an upscale shopping center in North Raleigh, NC, alongside a Fresh Market, restaurants, boutiques and more, is a pretty little home furnishings shop called Lavish. Step inside and the…
Interior of a furniture store attached to a mall
Stacked pallets topped with light green Plexiglass form a central fashion runway through the center of the store and invite exploration.

Location, Location, Location: How Empty Malls Are Becoming Prime Spaces for Furniture Retailers

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…
Woman writing on notepad at business workshop
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3 AmericasMart Live Events That Will Help Your Business

This week, retailers and designers will descend en masse in Atlanta for the summer edition of Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (…