Residence a part of Greenback Common’s new in-store idea

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. —Greenback Common’s new store-within-a-store idea that mixes its DG Market and Popshelf manufacturers leans closely into house décor as a part of its product assortment.

The primary two shops to convey the DG Market + Popshelf idea to {the marketplace} opened within the better Nashville, Tenn. space in White Home and Hermitage.

“We’re thrilled to reinforce our prospects’ procuring experiences by way of our new DG Market + Popshelf store-within-a-store idea, which additional demonstrates our revolutionary spirit and observe file of format growth,” mentioned Todd Vasos, Greenback Common’s CEO. “By way of this mixed format, we goal to ship the worth and merchandise prospects belief from a DG Market with the continually-refreshed merchandise together with magnificence and seasonal merchandise, house décor and humanities and crafts by way of Popshelf. We have now been happy with prospects’ optimistic preliminary reactions, and we look ahead to welcoming extra prospects to expertise our latest format.”

Greenback Common first introduced the Popshelf idea in October 2020 and has since opened 16 shops in three states. Shops are presently below building in Cellular and Foley, Ala. and Aiken and Columbia, S.C. As of Could 2021, the corporate presently has plans to have roughly

Reward For Life raises almost $50,000 for World Central Kitchen

ATLANTA — Reward for Life, the present, stationery and residential décor industries’ main charitable group raised just below $50,000 with its “Feed the Hungry – Really feel the Good” fundraiser, which advantages World Central Kitchen, a corporation which distributes individually packaged, recent meals in communities that want help throughout instances of disaster.

The marketing campaign, which ran in reference to this summer time’s Atlanta Market (July 13-19), raised a complete of $48,403 for World Central Kitchen. Particular person donations ranged from $50 to $1,000, with massive items from J Douglas, Loloi Rugs and Worlds Away, and a $10,000 matching grant from Worldwide Market Facilities.

“Practically $50,000 interprets to nearly 5,000 meals and 30 eating places supported,” stated Cole Daugherty, chair of the Reward for Life board. “We’re grateful for the trade’s help of our first at-market fundraiser for World Central Kitchen and hope that we are able to proceed this momentum in August for campaigns linked with the Retailer Excellence Awards and Las Vegas Market.”

By way of Reward for Life’s “Feed the Hungry – Really feel the Good” marketing campaign, individuals certified to win raffle prizes which featured 9 distinctive prizes secured by IMC: 5 two-night resort stays redeemable

Havertys continues upward pattern in second quarter

High 100 retailer Havertys plans to open a 3rd retailer within the Austin, Texas market later this 12 months. Architectural Picture by Ed Wolkis,, www.wolkis.com

ATLANTA — Because it marked the anniversary of reopening its shops, High 100 retailer Havertys continued its upward trajectory within the quarter ended June 30.

The Atlanta-based retailer posted gross sales of $250 million within the second quarter, up from $110 million in the identical timeframe final 12 months. Its gross revenue margin was $141.5 million vs. $59.6 in the identical three months of 2020.

Diluted earnings per share within the quarter reached $1.21 vs. 72 cents in 2020.

Havertys closed all of its shops on March 19, 2020. It opened 103 on Could 1 of the 12 months and the remaining 17 had been again by June 20, 2020. Deliveries had been halted on March 21 and restarted on Could 5, 2020, with much less capability.

“Gross sales for the second quarter had been excellent, and we made some progress on decreasing our backlog. Clients are displaying a stronger inclination in the direction of purchases of in-stock merchandise as ‘pandemic persistence’ appears to be waning,” stated Clarence Smith, chairman and CEO. “We have now

Lamps Plus provides hybrid brokers who assist each in-store and on-line clients

Lamps Plus has added new gross sales brokers to work in its shops which are capable of assist clients each in-store and on-line.

LOS ANGELES – Lamps Plus has added new hybrid gross sales brokers to work in its shops to advise in-person clients utilizing exterior gross sales expertise, and e-commerce clients utilizing inside gross sales expertise.

“Simply as we worth athletes who supply a number of skills of their sport, our hybrid retailer brokers have gotten extraordinarily necessary by providing beforehand unavailable gross sales alternatives each in our shops and nearly by means of the telephone and on-line chat,” mentioned Terre Wellington, Lamps Plus senior vice chairman of retailer operations.

“As an omnichannel retailer, we must be able to serve clients wherever they’re. When clients arrive at our shops, we count on to assist them resolve their dwelling lighting challenges with extremely skilled gross sales specialists. When clients entry our web site or name us, we count on the very same expertise,” he added.

Recognized by Lamps Plus as hybrid gross sales brokers, these staff fluctuate between the showroom retailer flooring and their retailer backroom workplace. Throughout slower buyer visitors days, sometimes sure weekdays, brokers could also be of

MacKenzie-Childs kicking off annual Barn Sale just about

AURORA, N.Y. — House furnishings model MacKenzie-Childs is internet hosting its 14th annual Barn Sale just about from July 28-Aug. 1.

Final 12 months, because of the pandemic, MacKenzie-Childs took its Barn Sale digital for the primary time ever to make sure the protection of all clients. Whereas security stays a precedence for the model, the choice to go digital this 12 months can also be a response to the overwhelming development and curiosity within the online-only format. In 2020, the model was in a position to attain greater than 20 instances extra clients than the 12 months prior and elevated web site visitors by greater than 380%.

“We’re excited to proceed to have the ability to rejoice with our clients, family and friends once more this 12 months,” stated John Ling, CEO of MacKenzie-Childs. “Final 12 months was our most profitable Barn Sale so far, and the online-only format allowed us to succeed in a a lot wider nationwide viewers and gross sales elevated by nearly 50%. We hope to proceed the momentum and provide our clients the most secure and most handy purchasing expertise. Our Advertising and marketing staff will likely be working laborious to convey our

Corridor of Fame launches scholar contest to have a good time groundbreaking

The American Dwelling Furnishings Corridor of Fame is launching a design problem for faculty and college college students throughout the U.S. to submit a artistic interpretation of the group’s flame icon. The chosen design can be used along with the upcoming groundbreaking for his or her everlasting house in downtown Excessive Level and past.

The design problem will open on Wednesday, July 28.  Starting that day, submission pointers and utility supplies can be discovered on the Corridor of Fame’s web site. The submission window will shut Friday, August 27.

College students can create their designs in any of quite a lot of mediums greatest suited to their imaginative and prescient for the enduring flame motif, together with paint, coloured pencil, digital and on-line coloration renderings, and extra.

“Our trade is a vogue trade that thrives on change, so if you step within the door of the Corridor of Fame, we would like everybody to expertise shock and delight, to be impressed.  In Springs Inventive, we discovered a accomplice that may carry collectively the design inspiration of a future era with a tangible take away from a go to to the Corridor of Fame,” mentioned Karen McNeill, CEO of the Corridor