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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.

Colorado Retailer Wins Bradington-Young 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Brent Simon, owner of Colorado Style Home Furnishings in Highlands Ranch, CO, won a limited-edition Bradington-Young 40th anniversary recliner during the recent High Point Market. The leading luxury…

Universal Furniture Donates Proceeds From Chair Sales to City of Hope

Universal Furniture today announced that it will donate $50 to the City of Hope National Medical Center for every Hope chair sold through retailers and interior designers during the month of October…

Badgley Mischka Home Launches Collaboration With Design Home App

Badgley Mischka Home today announced the launch of its first collaboration with Design Home, a mobile entertainment app from Glu Mobile, that is free to download through the App Store and Google Play…

Hell For Leather

When retail strategist Lee Goodman began his career at Bob’s Discount Furniture in the early ‘90s, “we sold leather packages, meaning a sofa and loveseat for $799. You could get it immediately in…

Stand and Deliver

As noted in a recent Goldman Sachs report, some 65 percent of furniture imported into the U.S. is from China, and a 25 percent tariff imposed on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, including…

How to Not Be Like Sears

In life, nothing lasts forever. This month, Sears filed for bankruptcy after years of struggling to find its place in the retail market among emerging giants like Amazon and Walmart. The company…

Freed's Furniture Goes Out of Business

Freed’s Furniture today announced it will go out of business with the retirement of owner Howard Freed. The fourth-generation home furnishings retailer has served the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for…

Machine Age

Today’s machine-made rugs pack a one-two punch of wear-resistance with a luxurious hand, fooling even the most experienced of buyers.    Each of the rugs in KAS’ Papillon Collection is dramatic…

3 Ways to Start Preparing Your Holiday Marketing Strategy

It may feel like summer only just ended, but before you know it, the holiday season will be upon us. Soon enough, customers will be on the lookout for the finishing touches to complete their seasonal…

3 Takeaways from Fall 2018 High Point Market

The fall edition of High Point Market always feels like the end of the year, even though there are still two months left in it. All the new products are out, and retailers, interior designers and…
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