In this episode of The Business of Home Podcast, Robin Petravic, co-owner of Heath Ceramics, shares how he helped rescue the ailing company while preserving (and building on) the qualities that make it special.
Even as drawn-out lead times continue to plague the home industry, not all brands are suffering. BOH checked in with leaders at companies that are capitalizing on the challenges of the moment to find success.
After four years of tortured negotiations, Brexit finally happened in January. BOH checked in with brands and experts to find out how the long-awaited political event is impacting the design industry on a day-to-day basis.
Retail Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg explains how COVID triggered the perfect storm of too much demand and too little supply in the home furnishings supply chain—and when the industry can, realistically, expect relief.
Reeling from all of the delays? Ray Allegrezza, executive director of the International Home Furnishings Representatives Association, unpacks the current manufacturing climate—including existing problems that have been exacerbated by the pandemic, and when the industry will see things start to improve.