Insights

24May 2016

What’s Trending with Men

A look at the male shopper and what buyers are purchasing to meet their personal grooming and h...
13May 2016

How to Merchandise Your Store So Customers Will Shop

You can have the best product on the planet, but if your merchandising strategy isn’t optimize...
09May 2016

What’s Trending in Contemporary Design

What’s Trending in Contemporary Design Contemporary design is a style that encompasses a range of ...
15April 2016

What's Trending in Wood

Wood has been a staple in home decor and personal accessories for ages, but Spring/Summer 2016 brin...
29March 2016

The Future of Stationery

There is a resurgence in buyer interest in stationery gifts as shoppers are starting to take in...
17March 2016

Textile Trends

Textiles are foundational elements in design. From tabletop items to other home accents and accesso...
15March 2016

NY NOW Winter Market Recap

The NY NOW 2016 Winter Market was filled with hundreds of new and returning exhibitors-from...
22January 2016

9 Design Trends to Watch In 2016

 At the start of every year, “new” becomes a central theme in many areas of our lives. From...
05January 2016

How Consumers Are Shopping Online and In-Store

Online Availability Continues to Bring Consumers In-Store Technology is driving changes in consu...
15December 2015

The Global Demand for Handmade Goods

From jewelry crafted in Portland, Oregon to stoneware handcrafted in Portugal to lambskin pillows c...
09December 2015

The Lifestyle Report - What's Hot & What's Next

Coming off a slowly recovering economy, retailers are starting to see consumers making purchases aga...
02December 2015

Three Trends in Home Decor Buyers Must Know

There are a lot of interesting things happening in home décor right now. From textiles to decorativ...
24November 2015

How to Create Amazing In-Store Events

“If you build it, they will come.” This may have been the mantra of retailers before technology to...
24November 2015

Get a Life(style) To Provide the Perfect Gift

Get a Life(style) To Provide the Perfect Gift The word itself—lifestyle—is not yet even 100...
24November 2015

Reaching out to Millennial Customers

Next year, they will become the country’s largest and most powerful consumer bloc and over time wil...