The Dallas Market Center is putting an emphasis on a complete market experience at the upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market with new events, showrooms and other enhancements. The market is scheduled to take place from January 16 to 22, 2019.
AmericasMart has updated its Holiday & Floral/Home Décor collection in preparation for the upcoming Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. The market is scheduled to be held January 8 to 15.
As the holiday season approaches, Walmart is rolling out new initiatives in-store and online that will ease the shopping experience for consumers.
Jonathan Adler has gained $16 million in working capital from Gordon Brothers and Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc., two financing firms. According to Gordon Brothers, the financing is in support of the launch and execution of an exclusive e-commerce brand and product partnership with a major online retailer.
Consumers said they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1% from the $967.13 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
On Tuesday, October 16, Walmart held its annual Investment Community Meeting, where executives emphasized Walmart’s leadership in technology innovation initiatives. The Shop the Room function that Walmart.com introduced in the online home department is one example of how the company has been evolving.
At the recent New York Tabletop Market, Robinson Home Products unveiled the addition of flatware and dinnerware segments to its CraftKitchen brand of housewares.
Qurate Retail Group has announced a series of initiatives designed to position its HSN and QVC U.S. businesses for long-term growth, increase synergies and accelerate the company’s digital transformation. The moves include the elimination of the QVC U.S. president position, with the exit of Steve Hofmann, who currently holds that position, and the combination of buying staffs.
Home and housewares are getting prime placement in a new Amazon brick and mortar location opening in New York City. Dubbed Amazon 4-star, the physical store will sell merchandise that has been rated four stars and above, is a top seller, or is new and trending on Amazon.com.
Overstock.com has launched an integrated lease-to-own purchase option through Progressive Leasing.