FTtv - 2017

Each week, Furniture/Today's Editor-in-Chief Bill McLoughlin and the edit staff will deliver a fresh look at important topics.

 

 

 

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  • mar 24 frontline friday

    FT’s own ‘McLoughlin Group’

    FT’s own ‘McLoughlin Group’

    Furniture Today editors name Border Adjustment Tax, service and speed to market, and employment shortages as top issues facing the industry. But is there another issue that trumps them all?

    Added March 24, 2017 | Permalink

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    Sears sinking? Laptop ban? Pottery Barn woes, all in 30 seconds

    Sears sinking? Laptop ban? Pottery Barn woes, all in 30 seconds

    Furniture Today Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin recaps a harrowing Sears announcement, an electronics travel ban that could impact furniture industry travelers and offers a preview of an inside look at Williams-Sonoma’s Pottery Barn, PB Teen and West Elm brands.

    Added March 23, 2017 | Permalink

  • Frontline Friday

    Frontline Friday: High Point Premarket

    Frontline Friday: High Point Premarket

    Our editors talk about the trends they saw at this week’s Premarket — a successful event despite a slightly dampened attendance thanks to winter weather in the Northeast.

    Added March 17, 2017 | Permalink

  • 30-second Thursday

    30-second Thursday: Premarket, Malaysia and eCommerce takeover, all in 30 seconds

    30-second Thursday: Premarket, Malaysia and eCommerce takeover, all in 30 seconds

    Want to know what happened at Premarket? Why Malaysia might be costing you time and money? All you need is 30 seconds to find out.

    Added March 16, 2017 | Permalink

  • Frontline Friday

    Friday focus: Natuzzi, Hhgregg and Havertys

    Friday focus: Natuzzi, Hhgregg and Havertys

    This week's news stories cover new stores, retail strategies and AHFA's compliance awareness campaign.

    Added March 10, 2017 | Permalink

  • 30-sec March 9

    Bankruptcy, VR, AR and RSAs: All in 30 seconds

    Bankruptcy, VR, AR and RSAs: All in 30 seconds

    This week’s “stories you need to know” include HHGregg’s bankruptcy, a new Clive Daniel hire that could reshape retail organizations and your chance to weigh in on what you’d like to read.

    Added March 9, 2017 | Permalink

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    Frontline Friday: On the retail beat

    Frontline Friday: On the retail beat

    New look, new strategies, new excitement: Senior Retail Editor Clint Engel takes us behind the scenes at the newest Johnny Janosik Furniture store in Dover, Del.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Furniture Today visists Johnny Janosik's new Dover store

    Furniture Today visists Johnny Janosik's new Dover store

    Building on its history and reputation, the new Johnny Janosik Furniture store consolidates two Dover locations and focuses both on its key categories and customization.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Were Jonathan and Drew involved in design of Scott Living line?

    Were Jonathan and Drew involved in design of Scott Living line?

    Absolutely. The Scott brothers said there was a great synergy with Coaster to create a line with the "little extras" consumers want. "There's nothing cheap and boring here," Jonathan said.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Scott brothers reveal who is the better designer

    Scott brothers reveal who is the better designer

    Behind the scenes at the Coaster Co. of America showroom with Drew and  Jonathan Scott -- trying out the furniture and dishing on who is the better designer.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

  • life easier

    "Your home should make your life easier"

    "Your home should make your life easier"

    Jonathan and Drew Scott say their new Scott Living collection of furniture is designed to simplify purchasing furniture and decorating your home.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Smart furniture for the smart home

    Smart furniture for the smart home

    Furniture Today's Cindy Hodnett turns the spotlight on Himolla's new smart chair - voice activated and easy to use.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Uniters' Sherlock system

    Uniters' Sherlock system

    Uniters' Sherlock system solves the case for color matching and spot repairing leather furniture. With a simple app to read the color and provide the right coloring solution, the color application is as simple as 1-2-3.

    Added March 3, 2017 | Permalink

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    Introducing 30-second Thursday, a new feature of FTtv

    Introducing 30-second Thursday, a new feature of FTtv

    Take a break with Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin as he gives a quick look at headlines having an impact on the furniture industry.

    Added March 2, 2017 | Permalink

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    Frontline Friday: 2 guys and a Bedding Conference

    Frontline Friday: 2 guys and a Bedding Conference

    The buzz about the 2017 Furniture Today Bedding Conference is starting to build as Executive Editor David Perry and Furniture Today Editor-in-Chief Bill McLoughlin look ahead to "mastering the details" through this year's agenda. For details, click here.

    Added February 24, 2017 | Permalink

  • frontline friday feb 17

    Find out what Furniture Today is up to for Monday’s issue and beyond

    Find out what Furniture Today is up to for Monday’s issue and beyond

    FTTv roves the newsroom to get the editors’ takes on the upcoming Bedding Conference; special reports on upholstery, e-commerce and more; and some key stories in the next edition of Furniture Today.

    Added February 20, 2017 | Permalink

  • Frontline Friday: Editors trade insights on state of industry, design

    Frontline Friday: Editors trade insights on state of industry, design

    Frontline Friday: Editors trade insights on state of industry, design

    Furniture Today Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin joins Susan Dickenson, Home Accents Today’s new editor in chief, to talk about industry, design and style trend insights gathered from the full slate of January trade shows.

    Added February 20, 2017 | Permalink

  • Wrapping up Vegas and so much more!

    Wrapping up Vegas and so much more!

    Wrapping up Vegas and so much more!

    Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin corrals the team: Retail Editor Clint Engel promises an update on RH's lawsuit against Crate and Barrel, while associate editors Tom Russell and Erin Berg wrap up with Las Vegas news, product recalls and merger and acquisition. Meanwhile, what will be the effect of Tempur Sealy parting ways with Mattress Firm?

    Added February 3, 2017 | Permalink

  • FTtv at Vegas Market

    Did you hear what happened in Vegas?

    Did you hear what happened in Vegas?

    There was plenty of news being made at this week's Las Vegas Market. Here are some of the highlights.

    Added January 27, 2017 | Permalink

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    Frontline Friday: It’s live! From Las Vegas Market!

    Frontline Friday: It’s live! From Las Vegas Market!

    Furniture Today Editor in Chief Bill McLoughlin previews the new PBM News Desk, located in the lobby of Building A at the World Market Center and hub for videos, interviews and other news by Furniture Today and sister publications.

    Added January 20, 2017 | Permalink

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    Frontline Friday hot on trail of industry issues … despite cold weather

    Frontline Friday hot on trail of industry issues … despite cold weather

    Neither sleet nor snow slows down the Furniture Today team, covering industry highlights from the Lexington acquisition to the Tupelo Market to what’s on the horizon in consumer financing for retailers.

    Added January 13, 2017 | Permalink

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    Around the table, from politics to performance

    Around the table, from politics to performance

    Furniture Today editors are keeping their eyes on a broad range of issues – this week their attention turns to Robert Lighthizer, the Theodore Alexander acquisition and the role of technology in upholstery innovation. For all your furniture industry news visit: http://www.furnituretoday.com/

    Added January 6, 2017 | Permalink