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NEWS FROM THE WEB
Bronson Pinchot enters home decor arena
Veteran actor Bronson Pinchot announced plans for a home decor brand inspired by his love of classic design and extensive collection of document textiles and antique prints.
ARTS Awards nomination committee announced
Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, revealed the members of the ARTS Awards nomination committee.
Straaton Group to rep Phillips Collection in the Midwest
Phillips Collection has brought on Straaton Group to represent the company’s sales efforts in the Midwestern United States.
Wayfair adds Google executive to board of directors
Online home furnishings and décor retailer Wayfair has appointed James R. Miller, vice president of global operations at Google, to the company’s board of directors.
Product of the Day: Linda Donohue Fine Art
Mosaic Spring by Linda Donohue Fine Art is an original acrylic artwork on gallery-wrapped canvas painted using a pallet knife ($2,000).
IMC makes changes in furniture, home décor leasing positions
Two veteran leasing agents at International Market Centers will assume new roles for the company.
Harounian unveils new catalog, adds to sales team
Hand-knotted rug specialist Harounian Rugs International launched its latest catalog during the summer market cycle and announced a number of additions to its national sales force.
AICO getting social at Las Vegas Market
Full-line vendor AICO is looking to get social with Las Vegas Market attendees through innovative social media contests that will award winners with prizes that include use of a Cadillac stretch limousine.
- Violet Verbena named 2017 Color of the Year by PPG Paints
- The Millennials have taken over
- The land of (mostly) blue states
- Product of the Day: Control Brand
- Product of the Day: John-Richard
- Product of the Day: Dupuis Design Collective
- Product of the Day: Linda Donohue Fine Art
- Art Trends launches Donny Osmond Home wall art line
- Product of the Day: Picture Source Somerset
- Bronson Pinchot enters home decor arena
- Harounian unveils new catalog, adds to sales team
- KAS Rugs releases 2016 Look Book catalog
July 29, 2016Full disclosure – I’m one of maybe four Millennials who never boarded the Pokémon train at the height of the franchise’s popularity in the early 2000s. Today, Pokémon is back and bigger than ever thanks to an inventive augmented reality approach to mobile gaming. Pokémon Go has taken the U.S. by storm since it launched earlier this month. But what does a mobile game have to do with the home furnishings industry? A lot, if you think outside of the marketing box. Survey Monkey estimates Pokémon Go is the most successful mobile game in ...
July 27, 2016Odds 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 ...
From the Editor
Jenny Heinzen York
July 22, 2016The 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 ...
Sketchbook: Scandinavian Chic
Entrancing mirrors worthy of a second glance. — Tracy Bulla
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