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Kristin Sprague

Whose Brand Is It Anyway?

Whose brand is it anyway? Why do I ask this? Well, at the time of this writing, I am sitting in a hot plane on a tarmac in Atlanta. I have been sitting here for a while and, for a reason unknown to us travelers, the air in the plane will not be tu... More

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Kristin Sprague is the Digital Publisher at Progressive Business Media. Her role is to be forward thinking in the digital progression of their clients as well as their publications (Furniture Today, Casual Living, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Kids Today, Home Accents Today, Home & Textiles Today). An early adaptor to digital marketing, Sprague is committed to educate and inspire by sharing simplified and successful practices on current and emerging trends across the entire digital marketing landscape through this blog. Kristin encourages you to reach out with any digital curiosities or topics you would like to hear about.
Lester

Nothing 'campy' about this rug

As a longtime and avid camper, one of the inevitable (albeit minor) aggravations of spending a few nights in the great outdoors is all the debris that always ends up getting tracked inside my tent, no matter how hard I try to keep it from happenin... More

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Thomas Lester is an assistant editor of Home Accents Today. A veteran journalist and storyteller, Lester will bring the stories behind the partnerships, product innovations and personalities in the home accents industry to life in this blog.
Alexa Boschini

Sherwin-Williams’ Colormix conveys optimistic outlook for 2015

The summer 2014 markets are just kicking off, but that doesn’t mean designers, manufacturers and suppliers aren’t already looking ahead to 2015. Earlier this month, I attended the Showtime fabric fair in High Point, where textile prod... More

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Alexa Boschini joined the Furniture Today Group in May 2012 as assistant editor for Home Accents Today and Casual Living. A native of Greensboro, N.C., she graduated from Elon University in 2010 with a degree in journalism. She spent two years as an award-winning education and features reporter with The Sanford (N.C.) Herald, and has also covered arts and entertainment for Go Triad at the Greensboro News & Record. When she isn't delving into the latest news and trends in home décor, you can find her at the movies, with her nose stuck in a book or volunteering to help the Triad's homeless animals. You can reach her at aboschini@homeaccentstoday.com
Jenny Heinzen York

Monica Pedersen on American Dream Builders, launch with Softline

At the New York Home Fashions Market, I had the opportunity to sit down with Monica Pedersen, one of the judges on the new NBC program American Dream Builders, not to mention former HGTV star and licensor of home furnishings products. She was vis... More

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Thoughts and musings on the business of home accents.

Top Trends from the Summer Shows

With the days still warm, long and sunny, it's hard to imagine that fall is right around the corner. Here's a roundup of my favorite fall trends from the summer shows, infusing the largely modern landscape with a sparkling dash of wit. Black and W... More

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What's going on in design and fashion.
Susan Dickenson

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Highlights, events, editors picks, what's hot, retailer chatter from the home furnishings markets.

Susan Dickenson

Relevant rewards reap loyalty

When it comes to rewarding our best customers and, conversely, expecting a little something extra for being loyal to a brand or store, the United States is a "highly developed loyalty market." That's according to the results of an extensive 2013 s... More

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Susan Dickenson, Retail Editor, Home Accents Today, @susandickenson