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September 11, 2020
The British designer and retailer died this weekend at the age of 88. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg pays tribute to a seminal figure of the modern home furnishings industry.
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September 10, 2020
Cost Plus World Market is one of several brands that Bed Bath & Beyond has sought to unload this year. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg explains why it could be a steal for a savvy buyer.
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September 3, 2020
Expert predictions and consumer surveys about holiday shopping indicate that retailers may be facing a not-so-merry sales season. BOH’s retail columnist Warren Shoulberg unpacks the latest findings.
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August 20, 2020
The latest Strategic Insights report from Furniture Today spotlights the continued growth of e-commerce furniture sales. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg breaks down the numbers and explains what proverbial wisdom got wrong about online retailing.
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August 6, 2020
For many people, the Williams-Sonoma brand is a longtime favorite, but chances are, not too many have thought about the origin of its name. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg reports how the company’s email campaign last week highlighting its founder, Chuck Williams, is out to change that—a wonderful remembrance of the man who not only created one of the home furnishings industry’s most iconic brands, but also radically transformed the kitchen and cooking products business.
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July 30, 2020
Black Friday has been dying a slow death for several years, but 2020 spells a special kind of doom for the retail event. Following announcements by Target and Walmart that neither will open on Thanksgiving, retail expert Warren Shoulberg explains how COVID-19 could be the final nail in the shopping holiday’s coffin.
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July 23, 2020
Historically a time more suited to purchasing clothes or academic supplies, back-to-school has recently become a boon for consumer electronics and retailers selling home goods for dormitories and study spaces. Retail Watch columnist breaks down projections for an uncertain season ahead.
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July 16, 2020
At its annual meeting, held virtually earlier this week, Bed Bath & Beyond laid out a surprising game plan for its future. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg explains what’s next for the beleaguered big-box retailer.
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