Office Depot conducted a survey of more than 1,000 remote workers on their top priorities for home office upgrades that have enhanced the work-from-home experience.
Michaels’ maker-oriented marketing strategy combined with the homebound consumer lifestyle seems to be paying off with strong third quarter results.
Bestar-Bush’s Bush Business Furniture, the company’s commercial furniture division, is applying its history of home office expertise to help companies and professionals make the transition as more work gets done in private residences.
Leaders from 11 major trade associations and buying groups representing 12,000 buyers of home decor and gift recently joined virtually with the International Market Centers buyer services team in a series of timely discussions initiated to inform and enhance the groups’ participation in markets through pandemic recovery and beyond.
Atlanta Market continues to refine and remerchandise its gift collection in the lead up to its Winter 2021 staging, scheduled to be held January 12 to 19. The market announced three new showrooms and 27 expanded and relocated showrooms opening since its last winter event.
With coronavirus-related shifts prompting buyers and vendors to consider new ways of doing business, opportunities for exhibitors to connect with retail customers via their High Point showrooms have emerged, according to the High Point Market Authority. For about 100 exhibitors, adaptive strategies include finding fresh ways to use their spaces at the venue to connect with buyers during off-market periods.
JuniperWeb, an e-commerce website development tool powered by IMC_di, International Market Center’s digital innovations division, has launched www.bethanylowe.com as its first proprietary B2B site for the gift and home sector.
Cost Plus World Market has teamed with Rightpoint to launch Cost Plus World Market’s first virtual holiday store. With the COVID-19 pandemic changing customer shopping behaviors, Cost Plus World Market created the virtual holiday store to engage customers online.