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Designers Today Summer 2016

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  • Alexa Boschini

    Millennial Musings

    Alexa Boschini

    July 27, 2016

    Abbyson Living’s ‘All Together Now’ approach

    Odds are you’ve heard from many a marketer and researcher that Millennials – that buzzed-about group of 20- and 30-somethings – are the future of your business. But in the home furnishings universe, the future is now. Millennials are now the largest generational cohort in the U.S. population and the U.S. labor force. They comprise the greatest percentage home buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors, and they’re the No. 1 buyer of furniture, per Furniture/Today research. Capturing this demographic in the early stages of adulthood is critical to your business’ long-term success – they’re buying ...

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  • Jenny Heinzen

    From the Editor

    Jenny Heinzen York

    July 22, 2016

    Where things stand with HB2

    The North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory enacted the controversial legislation know as House Bill 2 back in the spring. It caused great uproar nationwide and in the home furnishings industry, and led to many threats of boycott of the April High Point Market. Among other things, HB2 requires North Carolinians to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender (per their birth certificate). It also eliminated the ability of North Carolinians to sue for workplace discrimination (on any grounds) in state courts. While it’s unclear if that law impacted the traffic at the show, market attendance ...

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  • Susan Dickenson

    Retail Update

    Susan Dickenson

    July 20, 2016

    Macy’s new non-app

    Macy’s is putting IBM’s Watson to work in its stores as a mobile “companion” to enhance shoppers’ in-store experience. The program, called “Macy’s On Call,” is piloting at 10 store locations across the country, and is capable of interacting with customers in English and Spanish. Upon entering the test stores, Macy’s customers will be encouraged to visit on their personal mobile devices to engage with the companion, which can do things like help navigate departments, brands and product categories, find a restroom, or place/pick up an online order. Each test location, therefore ...

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Sketchbook: Scandinavian Chic


Classic meets minimalist in a serenely rustic, Nordic-style retreat. See the photos


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    Summer Markets are coming!

    Summer Markets are coming! Home Accents Today can help get your products in front of all your customers, even those who couldn’t make it to market. Contact us today for more information or to schedule your showroom video. Janice Lassiter, Publisher: 336-605-1026

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