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Consumers Still Feathering Their Nests at Home

“Home is where we should feel secure and comfortable.” —  Catherine Pulsifer, author After two years of spending a lot of time at home, who could blame consumers if they…

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Home Textiles in Mexico – Supply Chain Insights

Mexican consumers spent Mex$44.3 billion (USD 2.3 billion) on home textile products in 2019. While a drop in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic is expected in 2020, this market…

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Home Textiles in China – Supply Chain Insights

Chinese consumers spent ¥167 billion ($23.4B USD) on home textile products in 2019. While a drop in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic is expected in 2020, this market is…

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Home Textiles – Supply Chain Insights

U.S. consumers spent $66.4 billion on home textile products in 2019. While a drop in spending due to the COVID-19 pandemic is expected in 2020, this market is projected to…

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The Comfort of Cotton

One of life's great luxuries that actually costs nothing is falling into bed and drifting off to sleep. What makes this a "luxury" is that many people feel they just…

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Home Textiles: Bath Towels

100% cotton bath towels remain the dominant offering at retail and the preference among consumers. In fact, focusing marketing efforts to remind shoppers how 100% cotton bath towels meet their…

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Home Textiles: Sheets & Bedding

About 7 in 10 consumers say cotton is their fiber of choice for top-of-bed product categories because they feel cotton is best suited to meet their primary needs for comfort…

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What Consumers Want in Bedding

When Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza yelled, “Serenity now!” he wasn’t decorating his master bedroom with an en suite. But judging by the products in today’s home market, that’s just what most…

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Coming Home

The U.S. has seen a slow but steady growth in housing over the last few years. Both new housing starts and existing home sales reached eight-year highs in June. Just…

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Reviving Consumer Demand for Home Textiles

Reviving Consumer Demand for Home Textiles

The turnaround in the U.S. housing market has resulted in stronger home textile sales, but quality issues threaten to hamper future sales potential. Eight of the top 10 U.S. home…

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