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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.
  • Store Openings

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    Gabby and Summer Classics open a store in Chicago, The House of Perna expands to home textiles, Robb & Stucky celebrates its fourth location and more. More

  • State of the Industry: Interior Design

    The current demand for interior design services is its highest in six years. In this annual feature, Home Accents Today talks with the ASID and interior designers about projects, trends, vendors, products and challenges. More

  • Wayfair unveils six new lifestyle brands

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    Wayfair today introduced six new style-specific home brands, the first of several distinct collections the online retailer said it is bringing to market in the coming year to enhance its selection across styles and price points. More

  • Portrait: Eugene Stoltzfus

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    Eugene Stoltzfus helped break language barriers as the co-founder of language-learning software company Rosetta Stone. Today, he's practicing architecture and furniture design, some of which he exhibited at the Fall 2015 High Point Market. More

  • Ann Gish exhibiting at 20th Street showroom during NY Now

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    During this winter’s edition of NY Now, Ann Gish is showing her newest bedding collections in the company’s newly renovated and expanded 6,000-sq.-ft. New York City showroom. More

  • 'Real Deals on Home Decor' in Las Vegas

    North American retail franchise Real Deals on Home Decor teamed up with World Market Center to bring all of its franchise owners to the company's annual convention, which is being held during this week’s Las Vegas Market. More

  • Diggin' it!

    Lisa Fontaine, LVMKT 2016

    As the East Coast digs out from a wintry wallop, market attendees in Las Vegas are digging in — to find all the goodies and events World Market Center has to offer. More

  • Lisa Vanderpump debuts new home collection

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    Vanderpump Beverly Hills, Lisa Vanderpump’s new collection of home accessories, tabletop and gifts, is making its industry debut this week at the Las Vegas Market. More

  • AICO expands Soft Home category

    Full line furniture supplier AICO will showcase its Soft Home category in two showrooms inside the World Market Center’s Building C during the upcoming Las Vegas Market. More

  • Oh, Atlanta... and that #pkldinnerparty!

    Wow, Atlanta, what a great start to a new year! As I type, my mobile phone is buzzing with text messages and invites for next week in Las Vegas, but before it gets too far behind us, I have to take a few minutes and comment on the great energy I saw at Americasmart last week. The halls were packed, the escalators had some of the longest "wait" lines I've seen in ten years, and the seminars I attended, including - and especially - Home Accents Today's "Bricks to Clicks" panel discussion, were standing room only. Vendors were consistent in ... More

  • Buyers say fresh product, vendor loyalty and ‘equity’ are important in purchase decisions

    Buyers breakfast HAT Americasmart Atlanta Jan 2016

    Retailers and interior designers gathered at Atlanta’s Capital City Club last Thursday for a spirited discussion about everything from market shopping lists to point of sale systems to social media strategy at Home Accents Today’s semiannual retailer breakfast, sponsored by Americasmart. More

  • Pantone exhibition opens in Atlanta

    The 2016 Pantone Color of the Year and the Pantone View Home + Interiors 2016 color forecast set the stage for the new Pantone Design Exhibition during this week's Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. More

Sketchbook: Candy Crush

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Celebrate spring with a rejuvenating lineup of pretty pastel confections, decked out in mouth-watering bonbon hues. See the photos