Last year’s biggest IPO story—WeWork—was a nightmare. Casper, the direct-to-consumer mattress company, is hoping its initial public offering will be a dream, despite a balance sheet showing years of losses.
It was inevitable: The new kids on the block disrupt the entire neighborhood and then, eventually, become part of the establishment. Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg explains what’s next for the legion of direct-to-consumer brands who upended the status quo, only to realize that their new model doesn’t work.
Business of Home takes a look at five recent product debuts, including a first-of-its-kind launch from Waterworks and Shinola, a durable tabletop line from John Derian and Chilewich, a stunning new collection from Artistic Tile.
In our weekly digest, RADG buyer's mall to shutter, Barneys has a buyer, LVMH bids on Tiffany & Co, how to find out your secret consumer score, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.
In our weekly digest, Casper readies for an IPO, the Hollywood Reporter names the top designers to the stars, ASID reveals which designers make the most dough, the truth behind truthful Instagram posts, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.
In September, Food52 sold a $83 million majority stake to a media investment firm. BOH spoke with co-founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs about how Food52 became a unique hybrid of content and commerce, what an 11-question survey says everything about its approach to building a community, and why it’s headed from the kitchen to the rest of the home.
Halloween is nigh—meaning no rest for the wicked. There’s likely no rest for these industry professionals, either, as they dig into their new gigs. Read on to learn about the latest hires in design, manufacturing, media and more.