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Articles from HFN The Weekly Newspaper for the Home Furnishing Network (March 16, 1998)

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'97 in review: shifts in channels, categories. Brief Article 402
'97 rug volume up a lucky 7%. 397
'97 textiles retail sales shift mainly in mass market. 662
'Late '97 strength signals a good '98.'(Floor Covering)(Brief Article) Brief Article 259
1st-qtr. earnings up at JPS Textile. Brief Article 170
2 lighting suppliers reduce their prices; David Landis, Dale Tiffany aim to offer superior values. Brief Article 244
Amerock names Krause president. Brief Article 90
And the survey said. Wray, Kimberley 1388
Asia, nature influence design '99. Goldbogen, Jessica 403
B&D: retailers miss the boat on babies; study shows new parents, not brides, get the most small appliances as gifts. Porter, Thyra 612
Bedding, bath make modest strides in '97. Illustration 379
Communication Expo to shut doors for good? Silberg, Lurie Brief Article 205
Consumer shopping patterns shifting. Tisch, Carol 782
Cookware/bakeware. 381
Cordless phone top corded for 1st time. Brief Article 367
Declaration of independents. Beatty, Gerry 665
Decorative Home Accents sends Ch. 11 plan. Brief Article 135
Factors' volume hits new high; but furniture, textiles and carpeting, still 70 percent of the business, were not big contributors to the gains. Rutberg, Sidney 1153
Falling prices plague CE retailers in a tough '97. 415
Fieldcrest gets bold with softer tones; latest bedding ensembles key into soft and pastel palettes. Gilbert, Daniela 472
Flatware and frames: top performers in 1997. 603
Framed photographs. 204
Furniture demand perks up in late '97. 506
Glassware. 204
Hanover Direct back in the black; implementation of new business plan helps catalog company turn its first profit in several years. Silberg, Lurie 381
Hart survey: wireless gains steam. Brief Article 184
Haverty slates opening of two stores. Brief Article 160
HFN's annual study of brand market share. Illustration 227
Home Centers Ltd. gears for growth; largest Israeli home improvement chain builds on solid base. Brief Article 315
Housewares volume soars in banner '97; water filtration, curling irons contribute to double-digit gains. 493
How categories, channels fared in '97. Illustration 578
January slow for vac shipments. Brief Article 115
Keep them coming back for more. Lieber, Ed Panel Discussion 697
Kmart: $1 billion or bust in '98. Rush, Amy Joyce 476
Lighting Assoc. takes ads nationwide. Santorelli, Dina 470
Lighting showrooms moving into mirrors; product diversity seen key to competing with home centers. Santorelli, Dina 745
Online registry courts retailers. 390
Personal care packs a punch in 1997. Illustration 2218
Pfaltzgraff lowers retail stainless prices. Goldbogen, Jessica 357
Projected flow of U.S. residential broadloom in 1998. Brief Article 332
QVC exec: electronic retailing a force. Goldbogen, Jessica 564
Recovery Engineering's public proposal. Eckhouse, Kim Brief Article 213
Retail outlook stays rock-solid; economic indicators strong despite dip in February home-goods sales. Ryan, Ken; Owens, Jennifer 758
Sealy leaving Cleveland area for North Carolina. Wray, Kimberley 395
Sears expands home theater. Lewis, Jeff 294
Simmons wins Heilig-Meyers' test. Farrell, Nina 568
Square foot pricing gains momentum. Herlihy, Janet 595
Stein ramps up new retail management system; rapid growth leads to technology that offers fully integrated view of data. Power, Denise 301
Storage. 194
Tabletop, frames keep momentum going in '97. Kehoe, Ann-Margaret Brief Article 312
Taking guesswork out of shutters. Ryan, Ken 304
The Container Store starts buddy system. King, Eileen M. 546
Venture returns to discount roots. Young, Vicki Interview 517
Venture sees RTA potential. Lieber, Ed 390
White goods in '97: brand-share results. Beatty, Gerry 634
Who purchases what, when and why. 326
Working for consumers' dollars: industry experts mull the best way to put market research to work to attract an increasingly besieged shopper. Switzer, Liz Panel Discussion 1204
Year 2000 fixes zero in on the critical; retailers may be forced to revert to manual processes in the interim. Power, Denise 449

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