Gardening Recommendation And Inspiration

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New data reveals online home goods spend reached record levels

New research from Comscore revealed that online spending in the home goods category reached record levels in the second quarter of 2020, with elevated engagement extending into this year’s third quarter.

The rise in online shopping activity suggests retailers can capitalize on consumers’ continuing interest in upgrading their homes by maximizing their e-commerce efforts during the final month of 2020, which typically sees the highest spending of the year.

Comscore data shows that site visits to retailers in the home furnishings category saw record high visitation numbers in 2020. In May of this year, visitation peaked at 133 million U.S. unique visitors, up 26% from February 2020. When compared with 2018 and 2019 numbers, the retail home furnishings category has maintained a higher level of visitation for all months following the May 2020 peak, according to Comscore data.

The research also reveals that the pandemic has accelerated online spend significantly. Online spending in the furniture, appliances and equipment category totaled $12.1 billion in the second quarter, up nearly 50% vs. the first quarter of this year.

This makes spending for the second quarter the highest quarterly spend ever for this category. While seeing a slight decline post-peak, third-quarter spending remained

WithIt names 2020 WOW Award recipients

WOW winners, from left: Madeline Brown, Tami Capriotti, Gail Doby, Sydney Vigotov, Kimberly Ward and Meganne Wecker

HIGH POINT – WithIt, a women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industries, has announced the winners of its 2020 WOW Awards.

These annual awards recognize business leaders nominated by their peers who have contributed to the success of the home and furnishings industry and have demonstrated significant impact on their companies and the industry.

In November, a panel of five judges scored packages and recommendations submitted by the nominees. The 2020 WOW Award recipients are:

  • Sales Excellence Award: Tami Capriotti, Trusted Advisors Marketing, Inc.
  • Mentoring Award: Gail Doby, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting
  • Future Leader Award: Madeline Brown, Sherrill Furniture Companies
  • Leadership Award: Meganne Wecker, Skyline Furniture
  • Education Award: Sydney Vigotov, Crypton
  • Visionary Award: Kimberly Ward, founder of the Black Interior Designers Network

The new Visionary Award honors a woman of achievement whose insight and actions have significantly impacted the home and furnishings industries. WithIt is presenting this award posthumously to Kimberly Ward, founder of the Black Interior Designers Network. Keia McSwaim, current president of the network, will accept the award in her honor.

“What an amazing group of