Home furnishings retailer launches new immersive colour shopping experience

A1 Retail

Home furnishings retailer Terrys has unveiled its brand-new online immersive shopping experience, which tailors shopping specifically by colour palette.

bebe stores Acquires 47 Buddy’s Home Furnishings Franchises for $35 Million

Retail Touch

has purchased 47 Buddy’s Home Furnishings rent-to-own franchises from Franchise Group Inc. This is the company’s first foray into the home furnishings vertical. Specialty licensor of women’s apparel and accessories bebe stores inc.

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Home Furnishings Retailer Opens at Vero Beach Outlets in South Florida

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Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Home Furnishings Outlet has opened at Vero Beach Outlets, a 340,000-square-foot outlet center located in Vero Beach. Vero Beach, Fla.

Seamless Shopping Journeys Attract Today’s Home Furnishings Consumers

Storis

The most common challenge vocalized by home furnishings retailers in 2019 was how to increase store traffic. The post Seamless Shopping Journeys Attract Today’s Home Furnishings Consumers appeared first on STORIS. In today’s world, everyone has a smartphone.

Parachute Names First Chief Merchandising Officer as it Looks to Grow Assortment

Retail Touch

DTC home décor brand Parachute has appointed retail industry veteran Meredith Lamont as its first Chief Merchandising Officer. She will be responsible for driving growth strategies, as well as leading Parachute’s product development and category expansion.

At Home to be Taken Private in $2.8 Billion Purchase

Retail Touch

At Home has entered into a definitive agreement to sell itself to funds affiliated with Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a global private equity firm, in an all-cash transaction valued at $2.8 At Home will be taken private after the acquisition closes.

Majority of US retailers, critical infrastructure unscathed after holiday cyber warnings

Retail Dive

Industry averted a major cyber incident amid warnings from the FBI and CISA, though home furnishings retailer Ikea fought to contain a sophisticated phishing attack

Julian Charles’s children’s bedding range raises money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Retail Times

Julian Charles home furnishings has launched a new children’s bedding collection to raise money for Alder Hey Children’s Charity, including a range named in memory of the daughter of its finance director.

Danish home retailer JYSK announces record profits for UK & Ireland

Retail Times

Danish furniture and home furnishings brand, JYSK has announced record results in the UK & Ireland during the financial year 2020/2021, with total sales reaching €68.9M, an increase of 67% on previous year.

Furniture retailer Swyft Home secures £1m investment to support growth after direct-to-consumer sales rise 600% year-on-year

Retail Times

The West Sussex-based home furnishing retailer Swyft Home, known as a disruptor in its market, has secured a £1m invoice discounting facility from the alternative funder Growth Lending to support the company’s strong direct-to-consumer sales strategy and drive its business-to-business sales.

World’s largest Ikea set to launch in the Philippines

Inside Retail

The new Ikea store will house more than 8,000 home furnishing and appliance products, together with a restaurant, where customers can find the brand’s famous Swedish meatballs.

World-first Ikea Close to You concept opens in Hong Kong

Inside Retail

Home furnishing giant Ikea has launched the world’s first Ikea Close to You concept store inside the Market Place grocer in Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay.

The winners of NSW’s reopened retail: CBA

Inside Retail

And, potentially the biggest winner out of the entire lockdown-related shift in consumer spending, home furnishing, also saw strong growth at 245 per cent. “It’s

IKEA Engages Home Renovators with New Quiz Experience on Pinterest

Retail Touch

Created to help inspire consumers and bring the feeling of several destinations into various rooms of the home, the campaign launched May 19 and is a collaborative effort across Wavemaker, Ogilvy and Jebbit. IKEA U.S.

Crate & Barrel to Open at Asheville Outlets in North Carolina

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Home furnishings retailer Crate & Barrel is set to open a new outlet store at Asheville Outlets in North Carolina. Asheville, N.C. Crate & Barrel Outlet offers contemporary and modern furniture, housewares, décor, entertaining items and kitchen accessories. This… The post Crate & Barrel to Open at Asheville Outlets in North Carolina appeared first on Shopping Center Business. Leasing News North Carolina

Ikea trials mobile checkout in Queensland stores

Inside Retail

Mobile check-out is a first for home furnishing retailers in Australia, and we’re proud to lead the way wit this initiative with the aim of creating a no-wait checkout experience for our customers.”.

Ikea Sweden to sell sustainable energy to locals

Inside Retail

We’re] a home furnishing company, and we want to make it easier for people to live a more sustainable life at home,” Ikea Sweden sales manager Bojan Stupar said.

Gap to launch home range with Walmart in the US

Inside Retail

US fashion retailer Gap is set to enter the home furnishings category, releasing its first home essentials range in partnership with Walmart. Gap Home is the latest example of how we’ll deliver on that mission.”.

JD.com launches Ochama Robotic Shop

Retail Focus

The new model of shops introduces an unprecedented shopping format merging online ordering and pick-up shop in which robots prepare the parcels, and home delivery service.

Cashierless Space Gets More Crowded: JD.Com Opens Two Autonomous Stores in the Netherlands

Retail Touch

The Ochama shops, located in Leiden and Rotterdam, carry everything from food to home furnishings and are operated entirely by robots. JD.com has entered the autonomous store space in Europe with the launch of two omnichannel cashierless stores in the Netherlands.

Johnstons of Elgin brings luxury craftsmanship to Kildare Village

Retail Focus

Items featured in the boutique include timeless womenswear and menswear ranges, alongside luxurious textile accessories and woven home furnishings. .

Bed Bath & Beyond launches three new private labels

Retail Wire

The new lines include Our Table kitchenware, Wild Sage home furnishings and Squared Away storage products. Bed Bath & Beyond has launched three new private label lines as part of the retailer’s plan to reposition itself in the marketplace. in-article

UBS Sees 80,000 Stores Closing By 2026

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In addition, roughly 7000 home furnishing stores are also likely to close. In a research note UBS published this past Monday, it predicts nearly 80,000 retail stores – roughly 9 percent – will close permanently by 2026, according to Fortune.

After 70 Years, IKEA Disassembles Both Print and Digital Catalogs

Retail Touch

In order to reach and interact with the many people, we will keep inspiring with our home furnishing solutions in new ways.”. In what the company termed an “emotional but rational” decision, Inter IKEA Systems B.V. ,

First of its kind IKEA store set to open in London’s Hammersmith

A1 Retail

With a focus on home furnishing accessories, and a brand-new food offering, IKEA Hammersmith will feature everything customers know and love about the retailer. They will also be able to explore the whole range, for delivery to a convenient collection point or directly to their home.”

IKEA Planning Studio Concept Heads West With Two Los Angeles Stores

Retail Touch

The shops will focus on providing inspiration and smart home solutions for city living as part of IKEA’s efforts to better meet the needs of its California customers. Shoppers will be able to book appointments with design specialists to help with both planning and ordering home furnishings.

On Our Radar: Williams-Sonoma Opens First Dubai Store

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Home furnishings and kitchenware brand Williams-Sonoma (San Francisco) opened its first United Arab Emirates store in Dubai in March of this year. Our promise is to nourish people’s lives at home. Design Galleries Dubai home goods kitchenware williams-sonoma

Sundance Opens First Michigan Location in the Greater Detroit Area

Retail Touch

The 4,120-square-foot store will be the first location in Michigan for the retailer, which sells women’s and men’s apparel, jewelry, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and art.

5 Critical Features to Proactively Tackle Current Industry Issues

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While home furnishings retailers face unprecedented challenges, our industry has a history of resilience. Currently, the effects of production halts, labor shortages, raw material delays, and logistical challenges are compounded in the home furnishings industry.

Pottery Barn Partners With The Renewal Workshop To Market Refurbished Products

Retail Touch

The products are available on The Renewal Workshop web site , along with merchandise from other brand partners such as apparel companies Osprey and Carhartt and Coyuchi , a specialty retailer of cotton home textiles.

RH to Open 4-Level Design Gallery at Fashion Island

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RH (Corte Madera, CA) will open a four-level design gallery at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, CA that will feature a rooftop restaurant and wine bar, the luxury home furnishings retailer announced.

JD.com launch robotic shop, their first physical store in Europe

365 Retail

The new model of shops introduces an unprecedented shopping format merging online ordering and pick-up shop in which robots prepare the parcels, and home delivery service.

Sleep.8 ‘Awakens’ the Kings Road with debut central London store launch

Retail Focus

over the summer on a pop-up basis at 227-229 & 239 King’s Road are interior design brands, Libby Blakey Designs and Mews Furnishings. Meanwhile, Mews Furnishings will bring a handpicked collection of fabrics and homewares to Chelsea, with the 1717 sq.

Johnstons of Elgin brings luxury Scottish craftsmanship to Caledonia Park

Retail Focus

Spanning 2,350 sq ft, the new Johnstons of Elgin boutique at Caledonia Park stocks recent collections from the label’s New Bond Street flagship store, including timeless womenswear and menswear ranges, alongside luxurious textile accessories and woven home furnishings.

Many retail sectors have thrived during the pandemic thanks to e-commerce, but can it continue?

Retail Focus

With restaurants forced to shut their doors, many food-lovers brought the restaurant experience home with meal kits. Home furnishings and DIY. With so many of us spending more time at home, it’s no surprise that the sales of home improvement products saw a 50% increase. .

IKEA trials “Home Experience of Tomorrow” concept store

Retail Focus

Called the “Home Experience of Tomorrow”, the transformation includes an innovative new design and incorporates new technology, new ways to shop, and a focus on emotional and empowering customer experiences.

Opinion: Don’t make your returns problem an experience problem

Inside Retail

For those whose business is fashion or home furnishings, it can mean presenting the customer with opportunities to “try out” their product in a digital environment in a way that’s analogous or superior to how they would interact with it in-store.

The DIY Store that May Not be All About DIY

VMS

At what point does a DIY store cease to become a place that shoppers head to when they want tools for that home improvement project? Now consider Zara Home. Yet it has just released a Zara Home toolset – hammers, allen keys, screwdrivers and so on.

Pier 1 Returns as Revamped Ecommerce Retailer

Retail Touch

Pier 1 Imports has officially been relaunched as an internet-first retailer selling home furnishings and accessories online.

Full House: Steven Lew’s GRB unveils new homewares brand

Inside Retail

Global Retail Brands Australia (GRBA) is making an aggressive push into the home furnishings market with the launch of a new brand, House – Bed & Bath. We’re all finding more comfort, and spending more time, in our homes.

The Power of Two … or Perhaps Three or Four?

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fashion retailer Next has done more or less the same with Costa Coffee, Paperchase (a stationer) and Laura Ashley (home furnishings), among others, all taking space inside what was previously solely a modish offer.

NRF: Retail Sales Rose 17.7% YoY in March as Recovery Accelerated

Retail Touch

YoY; Furniture and home furnishings stores: Up 5.9% As COVID-19 vaccine rollouts continued and government checks generated more spending power, retail sales rose 17.7% YoY and 7.4% from February 2021 in March 2021 according to data from the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Restoration Hardware CEO Plots New Stores, Predicts More Success

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The comments came during RH’s second-quarter earnings call, during which the luxury home furnishings giant reported revenues that jumped 39 percent over the same period last year.