Merchandising

Merchandising is an important part of the lighting and home furnishings business, both for manufacturers and retailers. From case studies, to new techniques, to tried-and-true strategies, this page will provide info you need to showcase product in the most attention-grabbing way.

Hooker Furniture Partners With Kingsdown

Hooker Furniture this week announced a new partnership with bedding manufacturer Kingsdown for an exclusive mattress collection. The Hooker Furniture by Kingsdown collection features step-up models…

Should We Call it Aging-in-Place?

By 2036, one in five people in the U.S. will be over the age of 65, according to the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.  As Baby Boomers begin to exit the workforce and retire, retailers and…

Twin-Star International to Launch Rebrand, New Products at Las Vegas Market

Home furnishings and electric fireplace manufacturer Twin-Star International will unveil its new company brand and logo and introduce new products at the Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market. Twin-Star…

Fringe Benefits

Generations of bikers, hippies and cowpunchers can’t be wrong: There’s just something about fringe. Sure, it’s festive. Certainly, it shimmies. But it’s not for the faint of heart, and therein lies…

Group Law: Geometric Tables

Remember when your 4th grade teacher would drone on about right angles, line segments and isosceles triangles, and you rolled your eyes because “like in real life when would you ever actually use…

What You Can Learn from Walmart's Black Friday Strategy

Ten years ago, no Thanksgiving meal ended without a few Black Friday horror stories: alarms going off at 4 a.m., the long lines in front of Walmart and Best Buy and the fights to score the big gifts…

3 Reasons Why 2018 Is the Year of the Smart Home

The year 2018 is expected to be the year of the smart home — the year consumers finally embrace the true smart home movement — and there's good reason to see why. LED bulbs are coming down in price…

Theodore Alexander Appoints New Chief Creative Officer

Theodore Alexander today announced that Gregory Heller is joining the company as Chief Creative Officer. In the newly created position, Heller will direct and coordinate product management…

StyleCraft Distribution Footprint Surpasses 1 Million Square Feet Worldwide

StyleCraft Home Collection announced this week that it will expand its current headquarters in Southaven, MS to 400,000 square feet of warehouse, office and showroom space. The company now has more…

Small Space Consoles

The August issue of Millennial Home focuses on small-space living for good reason: More and more people are downsizing. Millennials and young people in cities live in small apartments, and Baby…
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