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Bigger tickets: manufacturers of luxury mattresses believe that there are opportunities to sell higher-priced products. Aug 1, 2010 886
Home comfort. Aug 1, 2010 567
Fan dance: design is emerging as a major factor in the market. Jul 1, 2010 725
Bare necessities: floor-care manufacturers have added products geared toward uncovered floors. Jul 1, 2010 836
A feel for texture: decorative pillows get added dimensions. Jul 1, 2010 710
Deep breaths: the air-treatment product category expands as consumers show more concern for air quality. Jun 1, 2010 740
Well being: Jarden looks to grow in health and wellness products with a mass strategy. Jun 1, 2010 728
Organic growth: low supplies and high prices present challenges to vendors of organic cotton textiles. Jun 1, 2010 751
Lenzing expands Tencel in bedding. Jun 1, 2010 307
The launching Pad: vendors are charging in with new accessories for the iPad tablet computer. Jun 1, 2010 458
Surtex: the art of business. May 1, 2010 591
It's in the male: men's growing concern for their appearance presents added opportunities for vendors of grooming products. May 1, 2010 820
Panasonic looks to grow housewares: new home leadership emphasizes the consumer. May 1, 2010 436
Not just sold on TV: infomercials have become a proven method of bringing products to retail. May 1, 2010 235
High on mattresses at High Point. Apr 1, 2010 136
Smaller Portions Recession and consumer spending hurt sales. Apr 1, 2010 989
Broken threads. Apr 1, 2010 207
A high-powered show. Apr 1, 2010 703
Basic economics: rising costs of raw materials point to higher prices for natural-fill utility bedding in 2010. Apr 1, 2010 645
Retailers look to outsource in-store demos. Mar 1, 2010 550
Showtime: the housewares industry looks ahead to better times in 2010. Mar 1, 2010 838
Power in the kitchen. Mar 1, 2010 598
The fabric of hope: vendors are hoping for improved business in 2010 as the showrooms open for the March market. Mar 1, 2010 828
Bamboo or not? The FTC looks to crack down on improper labeling and advertising. Mar 1, 2010 574
Textiles state of mind. Mar 1, 2010 802
Betting on hope: mattresses start 2010 with a string of positives. Mar 1, 2010 855
Housewares Look ahead: vendors are readying for the International Home & Housewares Show. Feb 1, 2010 752
Basic value: manufacturers of bed pillows, mattress pads and comforters have found value, rather than price, to be an important selling point. Feb 1, 2010 626
Sleep inn. Feb 1, 2010 425
Show time: Blissliving Home ramps up new products for early-year trade events. Feb 1, 2010 349
A matter of health: the desire for clean air and water add sales to air and water purifiers. Jan 1, 2010 1015
Hopes for Heimtextil. Jan 1, 2010 397
Warmth in winter. Brief article Jan 1, 2010 318
Child's play: Design in children's bedding has gone to a new level beyond the traditional licensed goods. Dec 1, 2009 876
Franchise fast track: Mattress Firm has developed a services package for franchisees that could accelerate its growth throughout the nation. Dec 1, 2009 662
High on mattresses: the return of Serta and Simmons could make High Point a viable market for the mattress industry again. Oct 1, 2009 826
Charging into 2010: manufacturers of small electrics and personal-care appliances look for sales growth next year. Oct 1, 2009 611
Winter warmth: department stores stock for winter. Oct 1, 2009 643
Star of India: Trident Group has emerged as a key player in bath towels. Oct 1, 2009 760
The feel-good market. Oct 1, 2009 471
Socialism: social network sites Facebook and Twitter take marketing to a new level. Sep 1, 2009 1031
Kings (and queens and twins and fulls) of market. Brief article Sep 1, 2009 177
Betting on bedding. Sep 1, 2009 155
All around the home: for manufacturers of hard home-decor products, the brand represents quality and opportunity. Sep 1, 2009 808
A sure fit for 95 Years: iconic slipcover brand celebrates a key anniversary this year. Company overview Sep 1, 2009 777
Hot for Market. Sep 1, 2009 342
Rest stop. Editorial Sep 1, 2009 473
A business with bite: the oral-care product category is bucking the downtrend. Sep 1, 2009 723
Betting on bedding: mattress vendors look to September Market to start turnaround for industry. Aug 1, 2009 599
The fabric of hope: vendors look for positive results from this month's events. Aug 1, 2009 849
Dealing in dry goods. Aug 1, 2009 313
Summer in the city. Aug 1, 2009 327
Turning up the heat: Steam floorcare products are gaining momentum with environmentally conscious consumers. Jul 1, 2009 740
Food for thought: supermarket chains take different approaches to merchandising housewares. Jul 1, 2009 925
Generation zzzzzz: Basic-bedding manufacturers are joining the movement toward quality-of-sleep marketing. Jul 1, 2009 810
History in the making: textiles under the Colonial Williamsburg license combine traditional and contemporary looks. Jul 1, 2009 598
The great outdoors: the growth of outdoor rooms has proven to be a stimulus to the decorative-pillow industry. Jun 15, 2009 638
Green: beyond the niche: eco-friendly cookware and small electrics are becoming increasingly important in housewares. Jun 1, 2009 1529
Getting cozy: the home-comfort category defines its niche during a difficult retail environment. Jun 1, 2009 618
Fitz & Floyd: business as usual with new owner. Jun 1, 2009 405
Slow cookers in the fast lane: the slow-cooker category has experienced growth thanks to their convenience, versatility and functionality. Jun 1, 2009 898
Green sleep: organic bedding is an answer to a more eco-friendly environment. Jun 1, 2009 600
Plugged-in java: coffeemakers in the small-electrics segment raised the bar on design and technology at the Housewares Show. Apr 20, 2009 835
Labeled for growth: springs, WestPoint Home look to their brands to reestablish their prominence. Apr 20, 2009 729
Snooze control: quality of sleep is playing an increasing role in the merchandising of bed pillows and mattress pads. Feb 16, 2009 731
Drug chains mix it up on hair-care appliances. Feb 16, 2009 789
Waking up to new ideas: mattress vendors look to win big in Vegas with innovation. Feb 2, 2009 540
Natural selection: manufacturers foresee organic-cotton products becoming increasingly important. Feb 2, 2009 809
Resist a pest: Protect-A-Bed is fighting off the state of the economy--and bed bugs--to find success. Feb 2, 2009 520
Big things in store? It won't be an easy year in the small-electrics industry--but it might have some surprises. Feb 2, 2009 803
Up close with personal care: the category will benefit from consumers concerned about their looks this year. Feb 2, 2009 869
Bread winners: toaster makers view technology and design as the keys to boosting sales. Feb 2, 2009 936
In from the cold: major retailers push 'warmth' top-of-the-bed textiles in different directions online. Jan 19, 2009 648
Best Buy, Circuit City: Vac it up: the electronics retailers have made efforts to draw shoppers to their vacuum-cleaner sections. Jan 19, 2009 696
High-end hopes: luxury manufacturers are looking to avoid being dragged down by the current state of the U.S. economy. Jan 5, 2009 785
Mattress makers: wake up to marketing. Jan 5, 2009 793
100-proof market: now an established category in the small-electrics industry, alcoholic-beverage products are poised for more growth in 2009. Jan 5, 2009 1114
Fux returns to Sleep Innovations. Dec 22, 2008 191
New York state of mind: the gift fair is expected to be packed despite the rocky economy. Dec 22, 2008 518
Threads for 2009. Dec 22, 2008 467
Structurally sound: Saeco is poised for growth with a new corporate reorganization. Dec 22, 2008 456
A fresh start for Croscill: new ownership looks to recharge an iconic textiles brand. Company overview Dec 8, 2008 755
Frette works toward U.S. growth. Dec 8, 2008 605
Making a blanket statement: Pendleton Woolen Mills approaches its 100th birthday with more product offerings and new collections. Nov 17, 2008 469
Model for growth: JLA home has expanded as a home-textiles resource, thanks to a different way of doing business. Nov 17, 2008 721
No time to rest: the mattress industry is working to avoid a potentially difficult 2009. Nov 17, 2008 653
Comforting thoughts: product sales in the home category rise as utility costs continue to escalate. Nov 17, 2008 1144
Crock-Pot preps new ads. Nov 17, 2008 235
New units come into focus. Nov 17, 2008 290
Cuisinart's ad ingredients: the company's new campaign: a bigger presence in print, TV and online. Nov 17, 2008 366
Floor care looks to clean up: industry executives predict growth in cordless, deep cleaning categories. Nov 10, 2008 704
HoMedics, Sharper Image team up. Oct 27, 2008 460
Small steps to growth: improvement in kitchen gadgets is charged by the espresso, toaster categories. Oct 27, 2008 524
Getting personal. Oct 27, 2008 292
Cups of cheer: the holidays are a strong time of the year for coffeemaker sales, and vendors are gearing up with new products and marketing campaigns. Oct 20, 2008 733
S. Lichtenberg, 75 and counting. Oct 6, 2008 502
Warming up to the idea: vendors look to market top-of-the-bed products as energy savers as the winter months draw near. Oct 6, 2008 767
Egyptian cotton: a household name. Oct 6, 2008 436
The new WestPoint: CEO Piazza, executive team look to focus the company on marketing and brands. Sep 22, 2008 603
Springmaid awakening: springs is reinventing its venerable, one-time flagship brand after a long run at Wal-Mart. Sep 22, 2008 664

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