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Susan Dickenson

Look for us in Las Vegas!

Home Accents Today's editors are excited to announce we're debuting DIGITAL DAILIES at the Las Vegas Market, beginning with the Monday, July 31st edition! Think about it: If you forget to pick up a paper edition from the World Market Center bins ... More

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Opinions and observations.  Susan Dickenson, editor in chief, Home Accents Today, @susandickenson

Thomas Lester

Amazon Prime Day; new trends, please; coming to HGTV; Target's modern style; the monobloc chair

1.) A 'prime' day to set a record? July 11 is Amazon Prime Day (although technically it begins at 9 p.m. ET on July 10) and if past history is any indication, Amazon is probably in store for another record-setting performance. This article fro... More

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A weekly rundown of the hottest stories in business and retail from Thomas Lester, business editor for Home Accents Today.

Alexa Boschini

Printing the future, one piece at a time

If you happened upon 325 W. 38th St. in New York in March, you probably noticed something a bit futuristic inside. Behind an array of ultramodern furniture sat a giant BigRep 3-D printer, from which new home furnishings began to take shape as if... More

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Alexa Boschini is the assistant managing editor of Home Accents Today. 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 four years covering arts and entertainment for the Greensboro News & Record's Go Triad before joining Progressive Business Media in 2012 as assistant editor for Home Accents Today and Casual Living. She now writes about business, trends, generational dynamics and technology. aboschini@homeaccentstoday.com

Tracy Bulla

Zoe Bios Creative Launches Paper-Cut-Project Limited Edition Collection

  Zoe Bios Creative has collaborated with Paper-Cut-Project on a new collection of exclusive prints launching at High Point Market. Zoe Bios Creative will kick off the launch with celebratory cocktails and conversation with the artists, Ni... More

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New and notable in style and design. Tracy Bulla, senior style director, Home Accents Today. tbulla@homeaccentstoday.com
Lester

Making furniture assembly a ‘snap’

Much has been said and written about the adventures that come with assembling pieces from Ikea. In fact, in this space a couple of years back, we looked at a video game that mocked the assembly process. Those concerns have been noted. To that en... More

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Thomas Lester is Business Editor for Home Accents Today. A graduate of Emory & Henry College’s Mass Communications program, Lester spent a dozen years working for newspapers in Virginia and North Carolina covering an array of subjects, ranging from community news, government, education, ACC sports and more before joining Progressive Business Media in 2013. As business editor, Lester covers all aspects of business in the home accents world, from the latest news from manufacturers to successful retail strategies and business analysis.

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PBM Strategic Insights

Crowdsourcing: A different way of doing business

When companies crowdsource, they use an external group of people (a crowd) to obtain a needed service or idea. Different than outsourcing, crowdsourced work comes from an undefined public rather than a specific group. While first officially coined... More

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Welcome to PBM Strategic Insight’s blog where we will talk marketing research. This may include general overviews about research and its benefits, studies we have done ourselves, or studies we come across that piques our interest (and, hopefully, yours too!). Please share your thoughts and insights and contribute to the discussion.