Agio's Bob Gaylord sees growth in chat, fire pits
NEWS FROM THE WEB
High Point Market Authority partners with ASID
Will offer educational sessions during High Point Market
OW Lee expands Classico-W collection
The company adds a sectional and fire pit
Consumer confidence drops in July
Index down nearly 9 points from June
Amantii introduces outdoor electric fireplaces
Panorama series features large glass viewing areas
America’s Backyards and Outdoor Living to intro outdoor pillows
New collections will debut at the Las Vegas Market
Design bloggers tour slated for High Point Market
Bloggers will give insider views of showrooms during fall market
Hill Company awarded "Best of Philly"
The store was honored by Philadelphia Magazine.
Cost Plus World Market recalls 9,200 outdoor chairs
The chairs can pose a fall hazard
- The Boss is Gone
- Leader’s Casual Furniture donates Friendship Bench
- A new look at digital opportunities
- Joe Ruggiero introduces “Exotic Lands” Sunbrella fabrics collection
- Onyx Age introduces new collection
- Showtime presents the 2015 Runway Fashion Show
- OW Lee introduces new Casual Fireside fire pits
- Stephanie Ferguson Collection introduces new outdoor pillows
- Entryways expands Sweet Home collection
July Digital Edition
July 23, 2015The right software isn’t an expense; it’s an investment You’re tired of manually updating your records, trying to remember where that piece of inventory is stored, and sifting through the stacks of paperwork taking up valuable space. You’re wondering just how well your business performed over the past year but not enough to justify the hours it would take to find the numbers, much less crunch them. Even worse, you’re using your technology – the same exact technology that hasn’t changed AT ALL in five years. So why haven’t you made a change? The ...
July 23, 2015Give shoppers a compelling reason At recent trade events in High Point and Las Vegas, I asked a number of exhibitors to trace the roots of inspiration for the designs on their showrooms’ floor. Does design flow from the residential world to the contract and hospitality side, I asked them, or does it start with interior designers and architects? Do design trends trickle up or down or out and about? Trying to nail down a trend myself, I was not much encouraged to receive almost as many different answers as there were exhibitors. However, what I did hear repeated time ...
July 22, 2015Vacations or Staycations and More Many of you are attending summer markets in Chicago, Atlanta and Las Vegas. Others may be traveling for pleasure or simply relaxing and spending time on a staycation in their own backyard. Wherever your travels lead, you are bringing back new ideas from what you’ve seen and experienced on the journey. Americans today are living a more active lifestyle, wanting to be connected with nature and make their lives more enjoyable. All of these factors are good news for the outdoor furnishings industry, which continues its steady growth. “We want to take that leisure ...
Casual Living Editorial Director Vicky Jarrett talks with Bob Gaylord “Live At Market” about opportunities on the horizon for the casual industry.
For a second year, readers were invited to pick their favorites from the contenders for the 15th annual Casual Living Merchandising Awards.
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