Herman Miller has named industry veteran Debbie Propst as president of Herman Miller Retail. Propst, who has been president of One Kings Lane since 2016, will lead the company’s global retail business across its portfolio of brands, including Design Within Reach and Hay.
On Wednesday, shortly after the market closed for trading, RH reported earnings results for the third quarter. The numbers were strong—and so was the market’s response. Market Watch columnist Dennis Scully unpacks why traders, after years of shorting the company’s stock, find themselves chasing RH shares to record highs.
It was inevitable: The new kids on the block disrupt the entire neighborhood and then, eventually, become part of the establishment. Market 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.
As the decade comes to a close, so too will Michele Varian’s beloved SoHo shop. Varian has plans to reopen her mainstay design store in a smaller space in Brooklyn in 2020 and to open a showroom in Manhattan.
In our weekly digest, Chicago designer Kara Mann launches a home brand, natural gas takes a backburner to electric in new stove-related legislation, Apartment Therapy releases its first Design Changemakers List, and more. Read on for the announcements crossing the BOH news desk this week.
Following up on spring’s Beach House, the retailer has debuted another seasonal lifestyle line. Market Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg reports on RH’s 124 pages' worth of sheepskin, reclaimed wood and all things cozy.
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.
Wholesale home and gift markets have been the backbone of the retail home furnishings business for more than a century. Now, new players keen on digitizing the space have emerged—but will they succeed? Market Watch columnist Warren Shoulberg says maybe...but not yet.