Home tracks down, but TJX touts fat open-to-buy for HomeGoods

TJX Cos. cut its full-year forecast today amid softer sales, but struck of bullish tone […]

Business News

Furniture and home furnishings segment outpaces flat July for retail

The category was among many that made small gains in the month while the overall […]

Brands & Marketing

Kohl’s new chief marketing officer charged with upholding strategy to be ‘retailer of choice’

Christie Raymond will lead the marketing organization including Kohl’s overall marketing strategy, brand and creative.

Online Retailers

Casper CEO is creating a ‘culture of frugality’ to make the brand profitable

Speaking at a retail conference in Boston recently, Casper CEO Emilie Arel said the direct-to-consumer […]


Walmart’s general merchandise plan: Markdowns, cancelled orders and caution

Walmart execs shared the company’s progress on clearing out overstocked inventory – and how they […]

Financial & Business News

Sears Holdings creditors may finally get a payday via new settlement agreement

Some relief could be coming for suppliers left holding the bag when Sears Holdings filed […]


Glen Raven continues progress toward 100% renewable energy

The manufacturer also moves forward on fabric recycling program.

Brands & Marketing

Ikea Festival spans the globe for 9 days, in 9 cities to celebrate customers’ creativity

For nearly two weeks, Aug. 25-Sept. 10, the annual Ikea Festival will space nine cities […]

Soft Goods

2nd annual boutique rug show will be held in NYC

The second annual boutique trade show for handmade rug companies, hosted by Cover Magazine, is […]


See winners and losers in 2Q Home Goods Market Share Index

It’s becoming more important for retailers to understand their performance relative to the larger market […]