- University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.S., Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
N.C. Governor overturns portions of HB2 | Home Accents Today
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory today issued an executive order changing two provisions in House Bill 2, reaffirming the rights of priva
Bonagora brings the trade show to the retailer | Home Accents Today
Bonagora is a new virtual trade show platform that brings home accents retailers and their vendors together in one private online marketplac
Turquoise Mountain showcases Afghan rugs, ceramics, woodworking | Home A...
This weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting "Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan," a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum
Earliest modern: A visit to Bauhaus, Weimar, Germany | Home Accents Today
A visit to the birthplace of modernism, Weimar, Germany's BAUHAUS. - Susan Dickenson
Call for nominations: 2016 Retail Stars | Home Accents Today
Home Accents Today is now accepting nominations for its 12th annual 50 Retail Stars list, which will publish in the May 2016 issue.
'Real Deals on Home Decor' in Las Vegas | Home Accents Today
North American retail franchise Real Deals on Home Decor teamed up with World Market Center to bring all of its franchise owners to the comp
Oh, Atlanta... and that #pkldinnerparty! | Home Accents Today
Wow, Atlanta, what a great start to a new year! As I type, my mobile phone is buzzing with text messages and invites for next week in Las Ve
Try a little reverse intelligence | Home Accents Today
Every now and then I stumble upon an app or tech tool that is so cool I have to write about it. Especially when it looks like something that
Reese Witherspoon taps Votivo for new Draper James candle line | Home Ac...
Luxury home fragrance manufacturer Votivo is collaborating with Reese Witherspoon’s southern-inspired retail brand Draper James for its firs
Retail Profile: Global Home, New York | Home Accents Today
Global Home is a retail and interior design operation that began as a small business in upstate New York, grew its brand and home décor sale
Target is giving Home a big makeover | Home Accents Today
Target has begun rolling out new merchandising upgrades in its Home department, with enhanced vignettes and product areas that showcase the
Doug Self's Provision Oxford bridges wholesale and retail, heart and hom...
Doug Self has represented some of the home and gift industry’s best brands since 2001 when he opened J Douglas, a full-service, to-the-trade
Retail Report: Clicks to Bricks | Home Accents Today
In her March, 2015 "Bricks to Clicks" report, Susan Dickenson talked with brick-and-mortar retailers who had expanded into e-commerce. In th
U.S. retailer discusses the ins & outs of direct importing | Home Ac...
Thirteen years ago, Terrie Viets and Jane Clark opened Solari – Quintessentially Italian, a lifestyle store in the Cleveland suburb of Rocky
Ken Ludwig, on his move from the Mart to the Village | Home Accents Today
Earlier this summer, Ken Ludwig left the Chicago Merchandise Mart, where he’d spent 24 years working with the trade and wholesale side of th
China devalues currency amid economic concerns | Home Accents Today
China unexpectedly devalued its currency Tuesday following a decline in trade and economic growth, according to the Associated Press and oth
Long-time Vegas shoppers tout market’s evolution | Home Accents Today
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
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