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Home furnishings and lighting retailers face many challenges in this ever-changing economy. From new consumer expectations to online competition, today's retailers work hard to ensure their customers have access to on-trend products and great customer service. In this section, you'll find all things retailing — news, features, analysis and tools — needed to make your retail business a success.

Art of the Table: Designers Breathe New Life into Dining with Vintage China

On today’s menu: vintage china. An increasing number of tables in homes and, surprisingly enough, some of the hottest restaurants and cafes across the country, are being dressed in lovely, heirloom…

New York Passes Furniture Stability Law

The New York State Assembly passed “Harper’s Law” on Thursday, May 30 – legislation that prohibits retailers in the state from selling clothing storage furniture that does not comply with the current…

Watermark Living Sourcing for 2020 Includes Artwork from Bali

Watermark Living today announced its recent return from a 2020 product sourcing trip to Asia and the acquisition of an extensive line of artwork by artisans from Bali, Indonesia.   During the visit…

Grand Design

Ask anyone in the home furnishings industry to name the top furniture stores in the U.S. based on the availability of luxury brands, customization and superlative design services, and Clive Daniel…

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…

Safavieh Home Furnishings to Open SoHo Showroom

Safavieh Home Furnishings announced the grand opening of its newest retail location at 150 Thompson Street in New York City. This 7,500-square-foot showroom will open June 1, 2019 and is located in…

Retail Road Trip: Washington, D.C.

Hudson & Crane Before anything can be said about Washington, D.C.-based Hudson & Crane, one distinction must be made. Hudson & Crane is an interior design firm with a brick-and-mortar…

3 Strategies for Retail Customer Retention

Customer acquisition is important for any business — the more customers you have, the more products you’ll sell, right? Not necessarily. Even more important, and more cost-effective, than finding new…

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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