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New Juniper CEO to Address E-Commerce Trends

Veteran digital innovator and Juniper CEO, Bill Furlong, will explore expanding business and engaging customers through e-commerce in a free webinar, Leadership Perspective: A One-on-One with Bill…
Currey & Company, Atlanta Showroom
The new Currey & Co. showroom in Americasmart will feature white walls, ceilings and floors to accentuate the product

Currey Unveils New Atlanta Showroom; Expands Bunny Williams Collection

Atlanta is home base for Currey & Company, where it will be launching its flagship showroom. The new 10,000+  square foot Americasmart showroom, which was scheduled to open in January 2021 and…

Simply Amish Launches Redesigned Website

While Simply Amish unveiled a number of new looks at the late Spring Market in High Point, NC, one of the company’s best received intros was actually not a new design, but rather the redesign of its…

How Consumers Use Buy Now, Pay Later

The growth of online shopping and lingering economic uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic have made buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) services popular payment methods for shoppers. These point-of-sale…

How COVID Has Affected Home Design Trends

When the United States locked down in March 2020, the way most people lived in their homes saw significant changes. We began cooking in our kitchens again; dining rooms doubled as makeshift homework…

Thermador, IDS Address Lack of Diversity in Interior Design

Thermador, the iconic American luxury home appliance brand, has launched the Diversity in Design Pipeline to empower a new generation of talent from underrepresented communities.  The Thermador…
Houzz Home Survey: Renovation Spending Increases in 2020
According to the Houzz & Home Survey, kitchen remodels contributed to the increase in renovation spending. Photo: Caroline Sharpnack

2021 Houzz & Home Survey: Renovation Spend Rises 15% as Homeowners Invest in Kitchen

Home renovation spend has grown 15 percent in the last year to a median $15,000, according to the 10th annual Houzz & Home survey of more than 70,000 U.S. respondents. Higher budget projects (…
HGTV's Nicole Curtis New Nourison Rug Collection
Rehab Addict's Nicole Curtis is launching a rug collection with Nourison.

Nourison Partners with HGTV's Nicole Curtis on New Rug Collection

Nourison has announced a new partnership with Nicole Curtis, designer and HGTV star of Rehab Addict Rescue and Rehab Addict.  The Nicole Curtis lifestyle collection will include vintage-inspired…

Moe’s Home Collection Announces New Licensee

Full-line North American wholesaler & retailer Moe’s Home Collection has announced the expansion of their licensee program into Edmonton, Alberta, with the grand opening of their 11th licensee,…

IMC June 2021 Market Insights Webinar to Focus on Cross-Merchandising

As retailers enter the summer 2021 market season with a renewed focus on diversifying their product mix – whether via new strategy or necessity – IMC is preparing them to effectively source in its…