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.
Housewares vendors and retailers are expanding their brand presence with registry services. Registries are also creating housewares opportunities beyond bridal,…