Annual gains in home improvement and repair are projected to continue decelerating through early next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
J.C. Penney has made several appointments to its executive team, including in its home categories, as it continues to reinforce its growth initiatives.
Weddings remain a vital component of retail-based registries, but other life moments such as graduation are gaining momentum, according to MyRegistry.com.
Williams Sonoma is expanding its collaboration with luxury lifestyle brand Aerin, founded by Aerin Lauder. The new assortment will feature a collection of over 125 products from both Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home ranging from tableware, entertaining and home décor to lighting, bedding and outdoor textiles.
Now through April 30, Walmart is accepting applications for its 6th annual Open Call event for products that support American jobs and domestic manufacturing.
To further its strategy of becoming a destination for a greater range of home-oriented buying occasions, Bed Bath & Beyond is rolling out its first-ever private label whole home brand. Designed by Bed Bath & Beyond, the Bee & Willow Home brand encompasses home décor, furniture and textiles.
Target is launching Target +, a curated assortment of products from third-party sellers on Target.com. An initiative in its early stages, it is designed to complement Target’s current assortment with selected additions in popular areas like home, toys, electronics and sporting goods.
In a company blog post, J.C. Penney said it is getting out of major appliances and cutting back on furniture operations as it reconsiders store layouts.
Annual growth in the national market for home improvement and repair is expected to slow by the end of the year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
After a strong holiday season, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is currently capitalizing on Toys “R” Us’ liquidation as the closeout retailer looks to expand, according to a recent media report.
MacKenzie-Childs has introduced its 2019 fall/holiday collections at the Atlanta Market. The new offerings include an Autumnal and Halloween collection, three holiday décor collections, a new tabletop and serveware collection, two winter glassware collections, as well as several line extensions.
Amazon is planning its first Mississippi fulfillment center, which will be located in Marshall County. The facility will create 850 full-time jobs. Employees at the fulfillment center will pick, pack and ship household consumer goods.
More than 40% of holiday shoppers surveyed expect to finish their holiday gift shopping by today, December 19, but the biggest procrastinators will still be buying gifts through Christmas Eve, according to the annual consumer sentiment survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.