Williams-Sonoma says its customer-focused strategy and brand portfolio led to its earnings spike in the third quarter and will further position the company for growth into the holiday season.
Orchard Supply Hardware is still marching toward its expansion goal of 100 stores and $1 billion in sales by 2017.
The newest retail concept from Restoration Hardware now has its very own brick-and-mortar home.
Ikea is looking to open its first store in the state of Indiana.
Pier I Imports is getting personal in its online marketing efforts, delivering individualized content to customers that is based on their previous shopping activity.
Home furnishings retailer Wayfair increased revenue and narrowed its loss in the third quarter thanks to what the company's CEO called "customer growth accelerating at a phenomenal pace."
Specialty home furnishings retailer Z Gallerie has long operated a catalog and e-commerce site along with 57 physical stores, but the Los Angeles-based chain wants to update for the omnichannel era.
The New York attorney general's office has reached a settlement with Lowe's to refund up to 10% of flooring installation fees paid by more than 16,000 customers. The Associated Press reports that Lowe’s, with 64 New York stores, overcharged the customers with a deceptive sales practice that it has since agreed to halt. The retailer had offered installation of carpeting, tile, wood and laminate flooring by third-party contractors at square-foot rates that were applied to materials bought, not those actually installed. [Miami Herald]
Rather than let third-party platforms have all the online home services fun to themselves, Sears is joining the game.
Jordan’s Furniture, known for its larger-than-life stores that combine retail with all manner of entertainment, is outdoing itself in its next location.