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Kristin Sprague

App Support

When sticking to 2015’s New Year’s resolutions gets challenging, there’s an app for that. Nearly 50 percent of Americans will set New Year’s resolutions for 2015, yet by February, 92 percent of us will have already given u... 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

What color is...?

It's the latest thing to "break the internet." In case you were buried underneath the deluge of snow that hit the southeastern U.S. and couldn't get to social media, a photo of a dress, posted to Tumblr on Feb. 25 created quite the stir online. ... 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

The great dress debate and our perception of color

Unless you’ve stayed away from the internet for the past several days, odds are you know all about The Dress. You’ve seen it. You’ve weighed in on its mysterious color changing abilities. You might even be sick of it by now. But ... 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 d├ęcor, 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

Furniture industry getting more inclusive?

Don’t look now, but it looks like the good-old-boy furniture network may be coming around a bit. Last week at the Las Vegas Market, changes to the American Furniture Hall of Fame were announced. “The organization is now the American ... More

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Thoughts and musings on the business of home accents.

Michelle Obama Bestows the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on Publicolor

Publicolor, a not-for-profit, New York-based organization which teaches students through painting and design, received the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for their design-based after-school program. First Lady Michelle Ob... 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

The 'just looking' dilemma

The "I'm just looking" response to the “May I help you?” question has become so automated that many retail customers will mutter it simply upon hearing a “Welcome to our store!” or seeing a sales associate approach. Many t... More

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