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Susan Dickenson
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Retail Editor, Home Accents Today
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Home furnishings industry journalist, covering manufacturers and retailers (brick and mortar, interior design boutiques, online and direct-to-consumer channels) of home decor, decorative accessories, wall decor, lamps, lighting, rugs, permanent botanicals and accent furniture for Home Accents Today, the premier industry source for 30 years. Home Accents Today publishes 12 national issues a year and daily editions at the Las Vegas Market, High Point Market, and the International Gift and Home Furnishings Market (AmericasMart Atlanta). Owned by Progressive Business Media; other brands include Furniture Today, Casual Living, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Home and Textiles Today, Kids Today, Design Today.
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    B.S., Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
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More internationality and a record number of exhibitors, including a lot of creative newcomers, made #Ambiente15  one of the best to date! http://www.homeaccentstoday.com/article/517570-ambiente-2015-frankfurt-germany
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The search is on! Home Accents Today magazine is looking for great  home decor stores to add to its 11th annual Retail Stars list. Nominate your favorite independent retailers, or tell us about your store: https://lnkd.in/eUxzTX4
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Slideshow: Scenes from Ambiente 2015, MesseFrankfurt, Germany ->
<p>Scenes from Ambiente 2015, Feb. 13-17, at MesseFrankfurt, Germany. Look for the complete story and more product photos in the April 2015 issue of Home Accents Today.</p>
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Great post. My favorites are the one's where the focus is on them and not you and not you...."Please help yourself to tea or coffee … May I bring you a bottled water?” or "may I hold your bags for you?"

I see it the same way I do marketing...it's all about them and not you.


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Special report in this month's edition of +Home Accents Today:  Five brick and mortar #homefurnishings   #retailers  discuss what's involved - and what to expect - when opening an online store. #ecommerce   #homedecor  
Five brick and mortar home furnishings retailers discuss what's involved - and what to expect - when opening an online store.
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Kate Spade New York is partnering with Jaipur, EJ Victor, Kravet and DWI Holdings to add rugs, furniture, fabric, wallpaper, bedding and bath to its growing #homedecor collection
Kate Spade and Company is expanding its home category to include rugs, furniture, fabric, wallpaper, bedding, bath and more housewares.
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Hit the Highlights!! Home Accents Today's wrap-up of the 2015 winter markets is now online:  http://editiondigital.net/publication/?i=246984
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Great conversation at #ATLmkt... love our buyer breakfasts!
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Show Report: Ambiente 2014, Frankfurt, Germany | Home Accents Today
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Ambiente 2014, held Feb. 7-11 in Frankfurt, Germany, was the most well attended in a decade, with 144,000 buyers from 161 countries – an inc

Deadline extended: 2015 Retail Stars nominations | Home Accents Today
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The deadline for nominating home furnishings retailers to Home Accents Today's 11th annual Retail Stars list has been extended to March 20,

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