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.

The Top Social Media Trends for 2019 and How to Do Them Right

Another year gone, another one dawns. As you sit down and think about your digital marketing strategy for the next year, you will likely ask yourself, "What should I focus on with social media?" We'…

The Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Advertising: Part II

In Part I of this series, which ran in the November issue and is now on our website, we tackled the basics of Facebook advertising — what to do before you run an ad and how to set one up. Now we’re…

AmericasMart Atlanta Opens Eco Lounge for January Market

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart Atlanta kicks off the January market season, and thus far, it is shaping up to be a busy one. So where will AmericasMart…

What You Can Learn From These 3 Retailers Killing It on YouTube

According to HubSpot’s 2018 State of Inbound report, 48 percent of marketers are planning to add YouTube to their content strategy in the next year. They’re on to something: with 30 million daily…

Idea Board: Color Trends

Mustard A favorite shade from the 70s, mustard received a golden glow at High Point Market. The Oak Vine table lamp from Pacific Coast Lighting plays with negative space as its vine-like base…

How to Find Local Artists for Your Showroom

As any good business professor will tell you, it's almost always a win when you diversify your business's assets. For independent home furnishings and lighting retailers that already excel in their…

The Winter Market Guide to Tariffs

On Jan. 1, 2019, the Trump administration plans to enact a 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imported goods, including furniture, lighting, home decor and their respective parts, At…

Sage Advice

A cooler shade of green, versatile Sage moved to floors at High Point Market this fall, lending itself to creative interpretations.   Modern Moroccan style defines the bohemian and authentic hand…

3 Lessons on Local Marketing from BrightLocal's Annual Consumer Survey

Each year, market agency BrightLocal releases its consumer survey, chockfull of good insights on how consumers find local businesses online and how they interact with their reviews. Now in its eighth…

4 Small Business Webinar Resources to Check Out

For a small business to stay afloat in today's retail climate, staying current on industry trends and best business practices is crucial. While industry markets and conferences offer great…
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