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More thoughts on the evolution of materials

As part of the Home Accents Today 30th anniversary issue, we looked at how the materials and processes in the home furnishings industry have evolved throughout that time frame. You can read all about it here. There's lots of good insight in the a... More

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Home Accents Today turns 30 this year, and we are celebrating our evolution from an occasional print supplement to Furniture Today to the ever-expanding brand that we are today -- encompassing print magazines, digital editions, website, newsletters, conferences and events, proprietary research, custom content, videos and more.

Highlights from the #FloorTour

I recently hit the road to visit a half dozen rug manufacturers in South Carolina and Georgia to learn more about their operations, business practices, and in one case, to cover the groundbreaking of a new world headquarters. Stories from this ex... 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

Retention Plan

Last month, I caught up with Jeff Fromm, partner at ad agency Barkley and author of Marketing to Millennials and Millennials with Kids, and Joan Kuhl, founder of Why Millennials Matter and author of Misunderstood Millennial Talent: The Other Ninet... More

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Alexa Boschini is the associate 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. You can reach her at

Jenny Heinzen York

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 t... More

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Thoughts and musings on the business of home accents.

Taylor Burke Home Debuts TAILORED, a new collection of upholstered chairs and sofas at an attainable price point

Luxury home décor brand Taylor Burke Home has introduced TAILORED by Taylor Burke Home, due to customer demand. Currently encompassing chic, classic upholstered chairs and sofas, the initial 12-piece launch retails at approximately 40 to 50... 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

West Elm Greensboro has lots 'in store'

As West Elm opens its newest store in Greensboro this week, the retailer is enjoying a news blitz following the announcement of its entry into the hospitality arena, its new initiatives with Whole Foods and Casper Mattress, and the opening of thre... More

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