Setting up households is driving Millennial purchasing today, according to Wayfair’s At Home study, which makes that demographic a prime consideration for home goods retailers and vendors across the board.
In a new technology initiative, Staples has launched a beta test available on its mobile iOS app that allows consumers to send photos of back-to-school lists via the company’s Easy System and, as a result, prompt shoppers to populate their shopping carts with the products listed.
Wayfair has appointed Doran Robinson vp/operations product innovation.
Williams-Sonoma has partnered with nine celebrities and chefs for its fifth annual campaign to benefit No Kid Hungry, a national initiative to end childhood hunger in America.
After developing its Makers Studio in the nearby Sunset Park neighborhood, West Elm has relocated its headquarters and at the same time opened its 100th retail store within the landmark Empire Stores complex, a new Brooklyn Bridge Park cultural complex along the East River.