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Take a look at the new products from the fall 2014 High Point Market that the Home Accents Today team awarded with HATtags. See the photos

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This digital-exclusive edition includes a compilation of Home Accents Today's top picks in product trends, special market events, honors and awards, and much more. See this special online-only edition.

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  • Alexa Boschini

    Millennial Musings

    Alexa Boschini

    October 28, 2014

    Personal taste drives decorating decisions for homeowners of all ages

    According to a report by The Boston Consulting Group, Millennials account for $1.3 trillion in direct annual spending. A multitude of drivers influence Millennial spending habits in the home décor sector, but one that I hear about repeatedly is a desire for personalization, the need for something different that reflects one’s own personal taste. In a special report in our March issue about the Millennial consumer, Jason Dorsey, a Gen Y speaker, retail consultant and chief strategy officer at The Center for Generational Kinetics, and Mat Herman, co-owner of e-tailer Apt2B, both emphasized the value Millennials place ...

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  • Susan Dickenson

    Retail Update

    Susan Dickenson

    October 27, 2014

    Keep it simple, and give them a 'win'

    Pricewaiter is a price negotiation tool that enables an online shopper to make an offer on a product, then negotiate privately with the retailer until both parties agree on a price. At this summer’s Internet Retailer Conference and Expo in Chicago, Pricewaiter COO Andrew Scarbrough and T.J. Gentle, CEO of Smartfurniture.com, gave a joint presentation on the technology, using Gentle’s company as a case study. The two also shared some interesting findings about what turns consumers away, and what persuades them to close the deal especially when it comes to big- ticket items. Gentle said adding ...

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  • Susan Dickenson

    Retail Update

    Susan Dickenson

    October 16, 2014

    Williamsburg Inspiration

    In September, I traveled to Williamsburg to learn more about the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's licensing program, the oldest and largest museum-based licensing program in the world. Today the Williamsburg brand includes home accents, furniture, textiles, ceramics, rugs, lighting, tablewares, garden décor and more, from 30 manufacturers. A short list includes Global Views, Capel, Nichols & Stone, C&F Enterprises, Andrea by Sadek, Mottahedeh, Carvers’ Guild, Friedman Brothers, Michaelian Home and World Art Group.   When the licensing program started (about 75 years ago), many of the licensees were making direct reproductions of furniture, crockery, decorative objects and such. Today, most ...

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    The company's newest contemporary home theater group features a raspberry leather cover. USA PREMIUM LEATHER
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