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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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China unexpectedly devalued its currency Tuesday following a decline in trade and economic growth
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Two weeks ago I joined a group of U.S. retailers in Sicily for a tour of the ceramic artists and factories of Caltagirone, Italy's "City of Ceramics," where tin-glazed maiolica and terra cotta products have been produced for centuries.
Two weeks ago I joined a group of U.S. retailers in Sicily for a tour of the ceramic artists and factories of Caltagirone, Italy's "City of Ceramics," where tin-glazed maiolica and terra cotta products have been produced for centuries. Sicily's unique cultural history (of Arab, Spanish, French, Roman and Greek influences) is evident throughout the city, reflected in Caltagirone's colorful ceramic tiles, art, housewares and architectural elements...
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Home Accents Today is proud to present its 11th annual 50 Retail Stars list, recognizing outstanding independent brick-and-mortar #retailers, furniture stores and interior design boutiques.  Sponsored by +AmericasMart Atlanta 
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Home Accents Today is proud to present its 11th annual 50 Retail Stars list, recognizing outstanding independent brick-and-mortar retailers, furniture stores and interior design boutiques.
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Ann Gish is entering a new market segment - with an affordable, high-quality offering of bedding and soft goods that will begin rolling out at retail next spring.
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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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Read what retailers at this week's #LVMKT  are saying about products, trends and +Las Vegas Market's first decade:
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In July, 2015, the Italian Trade Agency and CNA Nazionale invited a group of U.S. retailers to Sicily to meet with ceramic artisans in "The City of Ceramics," Caltagirone. Home Accents Today Retail Editor Susan Dickenson accompanied the group on the tour. This video is a personal collection of highlights compiled and edited by Susan. The complete story will publish in Home Accents Today's September 2015 issue.
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Stein Mart has made extensive additions to its new Nina Home branded home décor collection, with the promise of more products and categories to come.
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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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China unexpectedly devalued its currency Tuesday following a decline in trade and economic growth, according to the Associated Press and oth

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As the Las Vegas Market nears the decade mark, buyers tell Home Accents Today the offerings and ease of shopping just gets better and better

Sicily's City of Ceramics, a millennia of maiolica | Home Accents Today
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Two weeks ago I joined a group of U.S. retailers in Sicily for a tour of the ceramic artists and factories of Caltagirone, Italy's "City of

U.S. retailers, Italian ceramics companies network in Sicily | Home Acce...
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The Italian Trade Agency is hosting U.S. retailers and Sicilian ceramic artisans this week for a B2B networking program in Caltagirone, Ital

Ann Gish unveils 'affordable luxury' bedding line | Home Accents Today
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Ann Gish is entering a new market segment - with an affordable, high-quality offering of bedding and soft goods that will begin rolling out

Stein Mart expands Nina Campbell home decor collections | Home Accents T...
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Stein Mart has made extensive additions to its new Nina Home branded home décor collection, with the promise of more products and categories

Nina Campbell debuts new home decor collections | Home Accents Today
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Nina Campbell was in High Point this week to give some “Oomph” to her new accents collection for the Connecticut-based company of the same n

Retail Report: Bricks to Clicks | Home Accents Today
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Five brick and mortar home furnishings retailers discuss what's involved - and what to expect - when opening an online store.

Continental Divine: Ambiente 2015 | Home Accents Today
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Home décor trends, designs and new products were among the highlights of Ambiente 2015, where a record number of exhibitors showcased their

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,

Kate Spade to add furniture, rugs, fabric, bedding | Home Accents Today
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Kate Spade and Company is expanding its home category to include rugs, furniture, fabric, wallpaper, bedding, bath and more housewares.

State of the Industry: Interior Design | Home Accents Today
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Home Accents Today's annual report on the interior design industry, which is projected to grow 13% through 2022.

Ambiente 2015 | Home Accents Today
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Harp & Finial, sister company to Stylecraft, to launch in Las Vegas ...
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Retail veterans Jay and Christine Howard, in partnership with Stylecraft Home Collection, will launch a new home décor company at the winter

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IBM today reported strong online and mobile sales for Cyber Monday 2014, capping a record five-day span for online holiday shopping. The rep

UNC Tar Heels to #TurnItGreen with REPREVE | Home Accents Today
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will “turn it green” next month, when the Tar Heels kicks off a new partnership with REPREVE

Fall 2014 High Point Market HATtags | Home Accents Today
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Retail Ideas: Social media strategies for stores | Home Accents Today
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This month's “Retail Ideas” features social media tips for home furnishings stores from Sophie Pyle, social media strategist for Washington,