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News, updates & best practices in home accents retailing

News and resources covering independent retailers, big box stores, home accent specialty stores and furnishings stores including openings, closings, expansions, personnel changes, retailer profiles and best practices.
  • A&B Home launches new website

    A&B Home website

    A&B Home has unveiled a new website at abhomeinc.com. More

  • Wayfair partners with HGTV 'Fixer Upper' stars

    Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair today announced a partnership with Joanna Gaines and Chip Gaines, stars of HGTV’s series “Fixer Upper” and owners of Magnolia Homes. More

  • Profile: Christopher Coleman

    Christopher Coleman, Home Accents Today

    Christopher Coleman describes his interior design style as sleek, bold, colorful, gutsy and accessible, with a sense of humor. Editors and industry tastemakers have described it as intrepid, vibrant, uncluttered, artsy, supercool, shiny, a “geometric carnival,” playful, groovy, chic and modern-flamboyant. More

  • Williamsburg launches license with York Wallcoverings

    Galt Embroidery

    Williamsburg, the licensing division of Colonial Williamsburg, announced a license with York Wallcoverings, a global manufacturer of residential and commercial wallpaper. More

  • Stein Mart expands Nina Campbell home decor collections

    Nina Campbell at Stein Mart, April 2015

    Stein Mart has made extensive additions to its new Nina Home branded home décor collection, with the promise of more products and categories to come. More

  • Ann Gish unveils 'affordable luxury' bedding line

    Ann Gish, The Art of Home

    Ann Gish is entering a new market segment - with an affordable, high-quality offering of bedding and soft goods that will begin rolling out at retail next spring. More

  • Grace Mgmt. Group acquires ownership interest in Heartstrings

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Grace Management Group is diversifying its brand portfolio with a strategic investment in Heartstrings. More

  • Home Accents Today welcomes new Retail Advisory Board

    THIS MONTH, Home Accents Today welcomes its new Retail Advisory Board, a group of 11 multichannel and multidisciplined individuals spanning the brick-and-mortar, e-commerce, interior design, furniture store and franchise worlds of home décor and design. They, and the companies they represent, are respected, successful, award-winning names whose markets and reputations extend well beyond U.S. borders. We’re honored to present them here, in alphabetical order: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Wayfair’s senior director of category management, oversees the day-today management of the online retailer’s furniture and home décor business, responsible for overall strategy from a revenue, supplier management ... More

  • Store Openings

    Store Openings_HOM Furniture

    HOM Furniture opens its largest store complex, Real Deals on Home Decor relocates its Monroe, Wash., store, The Anchor opens in Arkansas and more. More

  • Smart consumers, smarter retailers

    HAT Retail Breakfast

    Thus far, it appears 2015 is shaping up to be a really good year for home furnishings retailers and interior designers. The buyers who attended Home Accents Today’s High Point Market breakfast Monday morning report that the climate is good, the mood is upbeat, and they’re finding a lot of quality, uniqueness and freshness in home décor offerings this week. More

  • Nina Campbell debuts new home decor collections

    Nina Campbell was in High Point this week to give some “Oomph” to her new accents collection for the Connecticut-based company of the same name. The initial offering of high-gloss lacquered pieces features the names of her grandchildren: the Gerome console and table collection, the Enid desk and the Billy tray, along with a “What Not” etagere composed of two stacking side tables. It’s a beautiful blend of tradition, practicality, good taste and hipness, much like Nina herself. The not-to-be-missed collection (with more to come in the future) may be viewed in Historic Market Square, suite 200. Earlier in ... More

  • Robert Kirkland, co-founder of Kirkland's, CBK, dies

    Robert Kirkland, co-founder of the Kirkland's home stores and CBK Ltd., died Sat., April 11, 2015 at the age of 77. More

High Point Market HAT Tags

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Take a look at the new products from the April 2015 High Point Market that the Home Accents Today team awarded with HAT Tags. See the photos