Launched last month, Cottage Textiles is an e-commerce platform that upcycles deadstock fabric classics that Houston designer Lauren Hudson can’t sell at her showroom. Could the model work for other brands?
On the latest episode of The Business of Home Podcast, Stephane Silverman—founder of fabric brand Castel and president of the Decorative Furnishings Association—breaks down the complexities of the modern trade business.
With a move that bucks conventional wisdom in an increasingly e-commerce friendly industry, Tulsa, Oklahoma–based fabric giant Fabricut announced last week that it will be pulling its entire catalog from online retailers. Here’s why.
Inflation is slowly infiltrating the home industry, starting with lower and mid-tier manufacturers of imported goods. The boom in demand is offsetting the issue for now, but there are long-term implications for how this trend will affect the trade.