Now that Millennials, the largest American generation in history some 80 million strong, are aging into the prime years for buying home furnishings, it should be glory days for furniture and home furnishings stores. But that is decidedly not the case. Through November 2019, retail sales in that segment were up only .4%, while retail […]
Ethan Allen is putting its 1,500 interior designers out front and introducing a new membership program to deliver more value to next-generation customers.
New study by Gartner L2 finds RH (a.k.a. Restoration Hardware) is way behind other specialty retailers in digital performance
Luxury home owners are a discerning bunch. They expect the highest quality performance in the home brands they buy. Not only that, but they also demand a refined level of style. And importantly for brands and retailers, they are more than willing to pay a premium for brands that meet their heightened expectations. After 18 […]
Urban Outfitters Inc. just reported a bang-up second quarter. Overall sales rose 13.7% to reach a record $992 million in the second quarter 2018. The company attributed those gains to “double-digit growth in the digital channel and positive retail store sales,” noting a comparable retail store increase of 13%. The company remained conservative in its […]