Blackhawk Network, which develops branded pay products, has determined that the COVID-19 pandemic has renewed consumer interest in home, redecorating and DIY projects as suggested by a study conducted from August 24 to 31 indicating that home good gift cards purchasing had increased 71% year over year.
Bed Bath & Beyond has introduced the Cozy Backyard Holiday collection, a furnishings and housewares array curated to help consumers “enjoy the present” with ideas for creating a winter wonderland at home, the company said.
Las Vegas Market has revealed that Color Class, Pattern Primer, Remote Control and Summertime are the themes for the 2021 Winter Market First Look trends program, scheduled to be held January 24 to 28.
The High Point Market Authority has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Josh Hudson, CEO of Hudson’s Furniture, Randy Tilinski, president of Bungalow Classic, and Jeremy Hoff, president of Hooker Furniture, following a vote of approval at its most recent board meeting on October 21.
International Market Centers has declared that the 2021 Winter Las Vegas Market is primed to offer retailers a platform to refresh inventories with new and best-selling products while providing suppliers the chance to meet new and returning buyers.
Dorel Industries has reached an agreement in principle regarding a transaction whereby Dorel would be taken private by a buyer group led by affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management and Martin Schwartz, Jeffrey Schwartz, Alan Schwartz and Jeff Segel.
Saks Fifth Avenue is elevating its luxury e-commerce and personalization efforts with the unveiling of a new saks.com website. The relaunch marks Saks’ first comprehensive website replatforming and redesign within the last five years, with a completely reimagined site experience.