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Articles from HFN The Weekly Newspaper for the Home Furnishing Network (March 23, 1998)

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Title Author Type Words
99 Cents Only Stores broadening in kitchen. Porter, Thyra 788
Action Lane joins retail pact; unveiling products for Eddie Bauer by Lane. Wray, Kimberley Brief Article 275
Anatomy of a ShopKo trade-up: chain's DMM links new brand-name strategy to emerging trends. King, Eileen M. Brief Article 324
Battery maker Rayovac buys rechargeable marketer. Lewis, Jeff Brief Article 274
Bedding wake-up call: ISPA showgoers urged to change with the consumer before it's too late. Farrell, Nina 823
Better rugs boosting furniture store sales. Herlihy, Janet 725
Breadth in Venice: Salviati combines the old and the new in handmade glass. Brief Article 277
Burlington keeps right on ticking: vignettes at ISPA Expo '98 cross merchandise mattress fabric with accessories. Farrell, Nina 286
CarpetMax rolls out upscale fashion brand; Cariselle will cross product categories - from rugs to window treatments. Herlihy, Janet 381
Catalog retailer romancing the home: J. Peterman brings artistic touch to tabletop and housewares. Goldbogen, Jessica 708
Category killers strive to fill a void in lamps. Santorelli, Dina 571
Cotton's global forecast. Gilbert, Daniela 411
Couristan becomes licensee for the Venice Collection. Brief Article 97
Crystal paces Waterford sales gains. Goldbogen, Jessica 393
Dan River beefs up the Julian line. Rush, Amy Joyce Brief Article 337
Decorative hardware's new accents: knobs, pulls, handles emerge in myriad materials and styles. Santorelli, Dina 609
Decorator brings knack for style to retail floor; Century Design making rugs a profit center in artful shop. Herlihy, Janet 300
Fire safety concerns may affect vendors. Porter, Thyra 635
FTC amends textile, wool, fur regulations. Brief Article 246
General Housewares sells off cookware. Porter, Thyra 320
GERS Retail Systems adds bedding-specific division. Brief Article 91
Good Guys! Chain sees DVD payoff; stores focused more on hardware than software. Brief Article 412
Good Guys! Putting Divx into the mix; chain embraces rival DVD format. Lieber, Ed; Lewis, Jeff 388
Hardware retailer at home in Southern Cal. Brief Article 197
Haverty's picks Serta; bedding maker named a core vendor. Brief Article 202
Having it all: Nortek to acquire last rival. Brief Article 253
Headway on towel delivery: some retailers express confidence as suppliers bolster production. Gilbert, Daniela 467
Home Depot buys wallpaper, window blinds companies. Brief Article 102
Homing in on Sears' grand plan: GMM puts stock in strong brands, consistent product development and high-value items. King, Eileen M. 613
Hunter Douglas window shadings: light years ahead. Brief Article 226
Imperial Home Decor plots growth agenda. 389
Lechters' game plan: heat up the kitchen. Kehoe, Ann-Margaret 608
Lush looks for floors: Mary Moross offers hand-painted floorcloths and runners in chic themes. Isoldi, Michael Brief Article 186
Macy's rug solution: Mink Cos. now tracks inventory and oversees operations in 64 departments. Herlihy, Janet 273
Marketing gurus tackle tough issues. Werner, Holly M. 516
Mercantile registry to go online. Kehoe, Ann-Margaret 322
Neiman's offering collectible electronic gift certificates. Power, Denise Brief Article 368
New capital gives All-Clad room to grow. Porter, Thyra 348
New design influences at WestPoint. Rush, Amy Joyce 433
New name, new focus: Metal Crafts broadens; it's now Home Trends. Brief Article 216
New STORIS software speeds credit checks; gives retailers reviews in less than 10 seconds. Brief Article 316
Oneida's Buffalo China breaks ground for plant. Brief Article 219
Pottery Barn caters to harried home decorators. Werner, Holly M. 493
Proffitt's to convert McRae's to Parisian units. Brief Article 135
Retail sales exceeding expectations. Ryan, Ken 465
Retailers: vive la difference; panelists agree: stores must compete on product, not price. Goldbogen, Jessica 801
Revman ready to layer on: vases, candleholders joining Di Lewis; Ashley sheer window program due. Rush, Amy Joyce 381
Rival freshens air care with new items; the Bionaire line that will debut at the Gourmet Products Show features technology said to exceed HEPA. Eckhouse, Kim 383
RTA units bolster '97 Dorel figures. Lieber, Ed Brief Article 209
Rug retailer fills out with furniture. Herlihy, Janet 346
SafetyCan sales hit $50 million. Brief Article 147
Shades of the past: Baldwin updates styles to attract contemporary customers. Tisch, Carol Brief Article 273
Simplify consumers' lives, say retailers. King, Eileen M. 357
Specialty chain adds more stores in San Juan. Silberg, Lurie Brief Article 335
Strategies to keep Proffitt's rolling: acquisitions, regional assortments and a private-label push on tap. Eckhouse, Kim 553
Sub-Zero heats up 600 line; presents fresh designs, materials, features and functions. 530
Tempo: casual dining push. Brief Article 212
The show and sell: point-of-purchase materials key in RTA merchandising. Lieber, Ed 674
To net or not to net: that is the question. 433
Tops set to grow again. Silberg, Lurie Brief Article 310
Tracking the major trends in '97: private label's share of dinnerware, cookware and bakeware rose last year. 594
Traditional persians offer today's colors. Herlihy, Janet Brief Article 341
V-chip price-hike potential seen minimal; the FCC is requiring manufacturers to install the blocking technology in half of sets sold by July 1, 1999, and all by Jan. 1, 2000. Lewis, Jeff 371
Wall Street bullish on housewares. Porter, Thyra 388
Warehouse management overhaul: retailer strives to keep up with quick-changing fashion trends. Zimmermann, Kim Ann Brief Article 357
Web links to brides, new moms. Kehoe, Ann-Margaret 447
Williams-Sonoma to open call center for catalog sales. Brief Article 124

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