H&M to launch its first ever homeware concession in Selfridges, Trafford Centre. Fast fashion brand H&M is opening its first ever exclusive Home concession store this autumn.
The new store will launch in Selfridges in the Trafford Centre next Thursday occupying a sales area of over 650 sq ft and will stock specially selected H&M Home products, including luxurious bed linen, glassware, organic cotton cushion covers among other homeware and decorations. Carlos Duarte, country manager for H&M UK & IE, said: “We always strive to create inspiring shopping destinations and reach new customers and believe that Selfridges is the perfect location to launch our first H&M Home concession store globally. “The store will offer specially selected H&M Home products, offering our most exclusive concepts.” As well as a special gift with purchase during the launch, guests will be treated to an interior decoration talk from Selfridges buying manager for Home, Geraldine James.
Aldi launches vintage homeware range with prices starting at just £3.99. This is Aldi's very first homeware range inspired by retro designs Products start from just £3.99 in the new collection of furnishingsSome of the items are up to 500 per cent cheaper than rival stores By Martha Cliff for MailOnline Published: 12:33 GMT, 7 August 2015 | Updated: 13:37 GMT, 7 August 2015 Fans of vintage style need no longer bother visiting antique markets or rummaging through thrift stores, instead they can add it to their supermarket shopping list.
Debenhams - BEST FOR THE GUESTS - KEEPING HOMEWARE ‘FOR BEST’ BACK IN VOGUE. Research by department store Debenhams shows the trend for keeping Homeware reserved ‘for best’ has re-emerged for the first time in over thirty years.
The retailer has seen shoppers rushing in to buy fine china and cutlery sets in order to gain one-upmanship over their Easter guests - but then keeping them tucked away for the rest of the year. Such is demand that designer homeware sales have shot up by 22% compared with the last year - all in a bid to impress their family and friends over the Easter weekend.
Primark launches homeware range with YouTube star Velvet Gh0st. Collaboration is Primark's first with a beauty and lifestyle blogger Gabriella Rose aka Velvet Gh0st boasts over 950,000 online subscribersBudget-friendly line launches in stores on August 18 By Sarah Barns For Mailonline Published: 07:14 GMT, 24 July 2015 | Updated: 08:58 GMT, 24 July 2015 Primark has teamed up with YouTube star Velvet Gh0st to launch a new homeware line that allows customers to channel the 'quintessential blogger's bedroom'.
The interiors collaboration is a first for the budget-friendly brand, with pastel-hued bedding, rose gold sequin-embellished lights and cat-motif cushions being key staples. 7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch. Home decor is quickly becoming an “it” industry in 2015.
Once dominated by big-box retailers and independent interior designers, the home decor industry is undergoing a sea change and a few innovative startups are leading the charge. Home furnishings shoppers used to start with the likes of Ikea, graduate to, say, West Elm and eventually dabble in Williams-Sonoma or Restoration Hardware. Now with tools like Pinterest and design blogs providing endless inspiration and access, there are a lot more choices, variety and experimentation. And creating a coherent, polished yet personalized aesthetic no longer requires an expert eye, bundles of free time or a hefty disposable income. Entrepreneurs have entered the decor game and things are heating up. Home furnishings is a $79 billion industry, according to IBIS World as of December, and that space is attracting innovators and investors alike.
Matalan Direct enters bedroom market. Online home improvements brand Matalan Direct has expanded its offering, adding beds and bedroom furniture to its existing bathroom range.
The latest category addition marks the first expansion for the online-only brand since its launch, as it looks to become a complete home furnishings provider over the next 12 months. The new range includes a variety of products offering both Matalan-value price points as well as higher-end options. As well as children’s beds, the new collection features unbranded bedframes, wardrobes, bedside cabinets and chests of drawers, as well as Silentnight bed frames and mattresses. Commenting on the latest expansion Shane Quigley, CEO of Matalan Direct, says: "Following the success of our existing bathrooms range, beds and bedroom furniture is the first of many categories that the business will be on-boarding over the coming months.
Asos founder turns to online homeware. Fast fashion expansion into homewares poses a challenge to established local retailers - Media Centre : Media Centre. By Media Team on February 12th, 2015 International fast fashion chains are expanding into the Australian homewares and furniture market, which presents a new challenge for local operators.
H&M to launch its first ever homeware concession in Selfridges, Trafford Centre. Harvey Norman and IKEA to feel the heat from fast fashion homeware. Monday 16 February 2015 Article by Rebeccah Elley.
Fast fashion settles into homewares. The expansion of major global brands such as H&M and Zara into the homewares category poses a challenge to established local retailers, with new data released by IbisWorld forecasting double digital growth in the sector over the next five years.
According to IbisWorld senior industry analyst, Lauren Magner, if the market penetration of fast fashion companies’ homeware and furniture ranges matches that of their fashion ranges, double digit growth in homewares is anticipated over the next five years. “Companies operating mainly in the Australian market will suffer due to a lack of scale, particularly in design and procurement, and the fact that they are often slower to bring on-trend items to market,” said Magner.