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NAHFA to Launch Webinars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) will launch a monthly webinar series Sept. 18. “NAHFA’s focus is on helping our members grow their businesses,” said NAHFA CEO Sharron Bradley. “Our monthly webinar program is a direct result of members telling us what they want and what they need. We’re excited about the initiativeMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Macy’s Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Effort

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CINCINNATI-Macy’s has augmented its omnichannel strategy and technology with several new developments. As of Sept. 9, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores are supporting the Apple Pay mobile payment system, which will be launched this fall on Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus mobile devices, and on the new Apple Watch. In addition, both storesMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Blog: Textiles Market is a Go

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Yesterday was the first day of the September New York Home Fashions Market, and was marked by several notable new collections. Having launched its Wedgwood bedding collection at the March market, Revman is introducing a line of soft bath products to the brand. This consists of towels (including a core solid program) and bath rugsMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Spin Ceramics Opens First U.S. Store

Spin Ceramics

NEW YORK–Spin Ceramics, a 12-year-old tabletop company based in Shanghai, has opened the doors to its first store outside of Asia. Located on Crosby Street in SoHo, the Spin Ceramics store showcases the company’s line, which marries ancient production methods with modern design. Two thirds of the company’s 300 active items are on view inMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Home Source Licenses with National Geographic

National Geographic Home Source

NEW YORK-Home Source International has entered into a licensing partnership with National Geographic magazine, and will manufacture and market a line of beach towels branded under the magazine’s name. The designs of the towels will be based on National Geographic’s photographic archive, and the towels will be marketed to both adults and children. They areMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Housewares Program to Examine Consumer Shopping Habits

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–Senior housewares executives will explore current consumer shopping habits and how to navigate omnichannel retailing during a Chief Housewares SuperSession (CHESS) here next month. The program opens Oct. 7 with a keynote session featuring a panel of housewares CEOs exploring the “Housewares Hot-Seat: Securing Your Place Along the Purchase Path.” The panel will includeMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014