Home Furnishings Retailers

Home furnishings retailers have a lot to contend with these days — online competition, changing consumer expectations, rising retail rents. In this section, find news, products and trends for home furnishings retailers to see continued success.

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Crafting the Connection

As an editor, it’s my job to ask questions and from the insights craft a story that will connect with my audience. That’s in my job description. By trade, I’m a storyteller. But so are you. As…

[email protected] Opens Facility in San Francisco

[email protected], a luxury installation specialist and logistics company specializing in servicing design professionals, today announced the opening of its fourth U.S. facility in South San Francisco.…
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American-made Smith Brothers of Berne offers Kittle’s customers 1,000 fabrics and 100 leathers from which to choose, with delivery of custom upholstered furniture in four weeks.

Custom Capabilities in Uphostery, Casegoods a Competitive Advantage in Luxury Home Design

In the furniture business, the word custom has typically carried a certain connotation, most often used to describe exquisite, bench-built furnishings specified by elite designers for their masters-…
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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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How Generation X Consumers Shop for Home Goods and Tips for Capturing Their Business

Generation X may be described as the middle child, caught between Baby Boomers and Millennials, but this generation has plenty of buying power and some unique needs.  For example, Generation Xers —…

Running Wilder

Five plus years ago, a couple of significant life occurrences caused Josh and Ivy Elrod, two New York City-based creatives, to want a change of career — and scenery. Josh Elrod needed spinal surgery…
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How to Prioritize Quality Over Quantity in Your Digital Strategy

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, email …. just reading this list is likely to make your eyes glaze over. Tackling digital marketing and social media for your business can be overwhelming,…
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Tagging Along

Chinese tariffs have created plenty of tough issues for retailers in our industry, the most obvious of which is increased prices. A less apparent consequence of these pricing changes is dealing with…
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Cultivate Your Tribe

I am an avid Seth Godin fan. If you don’t know who he is, Google him. He’s an inspiring marketer who teaches through an everyday blog, disruptive marketing books, speaking engagements and coursework…
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Bet on These Trends for 2020

Maison & Objet — the twice-yearly lifestyle show for decoration, design, furniture, accessories, textiles, fragrances and tableware — is one of the best trend-spotting events worldwide. At the…