Best Buy recently presented St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a gift of $20.8 million as a result of the organization’s record-breaking fundraising year for the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.
Gibson will expand upon its Gibson Home Retro and Gibson Elite Lavender Cottage coordinated collections with glassware storage.
The registry marketplace in recent years has continued to evolve and move beyond key life moments such as weddings and the birth of a baby.
The first of two excerpts from a special HomeWorld Business Casual Dining report, which looks at how retailers and vendors are establishing casual dining as a category. See the March 18 edition of HomeWorld Business for the full report.
With the emergence of consumers adopting new lifestyle choices such as when or if they marry, have a baby, purchase their first home and similar milestones, the gift registry has evolved beyond a traditional bridal one. Instead, registries are popping up as a way to support and celebrate the various life moments a consumer is celebrating— with most of the focus surrounding the home.
If there is one overriding question on the lips of suppliers and retailers alike it’s, “What are consumers buying?”
This spring, Pottery Barn is enhancing its registry collection with the debut of several new collections of apparel and accessories by designer Monique Lhuillier. The collection includes an array of home products that includes tabletop, décor, bedding and gifts.
As brick-and-mortar stores continue to evolve how they present their registry and other home merchandise, they continue to turn to modern tastemakers to help them do so.
The Oneida Group has named Sean Gibson vp/marketing and product innovation. Gibson, said company officials, has an extensive background in brand management and consumer product marketing and has served since 2017 as the company’s director of marketing and innovation.
S’well has expanded its accessory assortment with the release of its Stainless Steel Reusable Straw set. The set includes four flexi stainless steel straws and one custom cleaning brush.
A new Amazon-commissioned report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce indicated that unlocking the digital potential of rural businesses across the U.S. could add over $140 billion to the domestic economy over the next three years.
Hampton Forge has expanded the Tomodachi brand beyond cutlery and added kitchen tools to its product portfolio.
Neiman Marcus has opened a new Manhattan location, which debuts at the new Hudson Yards retail and commercial development, with an emphasis on upscale customer experiences.