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Home Textiles Today Database: Utility bedding, 2014 , The report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the utility bedding market, including the individual category market share of sleep pillows, blankets, throws, mattress pads and mattress/pillow encasements. It also includes an analysis of where utility bedding products were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changed between 2012 and 2013.
Home & Textiles Today Database: Sheets & Pillowcases, 2014
, The report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the sheets and pillowcases market and an analysis of where sheets and pillowcases were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2012 and 2013.
Home Textiles Today Database: Top-of-bed, 2014
, The report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the top-of-bed market and an analysis of where top of bed linens were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2012 and 2013. It also includes a merchandise mix breakdown for top-of-bed – comforter/filled bedding sets, comforters, quilts, bedspreads/coverlets and duvet covers.
Home & Textiles Today Database: Table and kitchen linens 2014
, The report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the table and kitchen linens market and an analysis of where table and kitchen linens were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2012 and 2013. It also includes a merchandise mix breakdown for table linens – tablecloths, napkins, placemats, runners and napkin rings, as well as a merchandise mix breakout for kitchen linens – kitchen towels, potholders/mitts, dishcloths, chair pads and aprons.
Home & Textiles Today 2014 Business Annual
, This year's report, a compilation of reports previously published by HTT throughout 2013, contains the Top 50 Home Textiles Retailers, the Top 15 Home Textiles Suppliers, and the Database distribution reports for top-of-bed, sheets and pillowcases, area rugs, table and kitchen linens, bath and bath accessories, utility bedding and window treatments.
America Goes Casual: The 2013 Consumer Style Forecast
, Casual styles win the day. That's according to a survey of women consumers conducted by Home Textiles Today through The Medelia Monitor, an independent women's research company based in Hollywood, Fla. Half of the more than 250 women answering the exclusive survey cite casual as their home's overall design theme. Traditional home styles are chosen by one-fourth of overall consumers, while modern and contemporary is the main design of 16%, and country is the look for 8%.
2014 Top 50 Retailing Giants , Home Textiles Today's exclusive survey of the Top 50 home textiles retailers ranks the top U. S. retailers by sales of 2013 home textiles. All home textiles categories, bed, bath, kitchen, table linen and window coverings, including alternative window coverings, custom decorating and accessories that are generally sold with textile items, are included in the sales estimates. In order to be eligible for the ranking, each retailer must sell more than one home textile category.

Home Textiles Today Database: Window Treatments, 2013
, The report provides 2012 and 2011 retail sales figures for the window treatment market and an analysis of where window treatments were sold in 2012 and 2011, as well as how the distribution channels changed between 2011 and 2012.


Home Textiles Today Database: Bath and Bath Accessories 2013 , The report provides 2012 and 2011 retail sales figures for the entire bath and bath accessories market, as well as individual category sales, including bath towels, bath/scatter rugs, shower curtains, bath accessories and tank sets.
Home Textiles Today Database: Area Rugs 2013 , The report provides 2012 and 2011 retail sales figures for the area rug market and an analysis of where area rugs were sold in 2012 and 2011, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2011 and 2012.

The Great American Puzzle: A Geographic and Demographic Shopping Study , More than 20 million U.S. households bought top-of-bed linens in 2012; nearly 28 million bought sleep pillows; and nearly 13 million purchased mattress protectors and encasement product. Those top-line figures derive from Home Textiles Today's 2013 Consumer Buying Trends Survey. The exclusive, nationally-representative survey asked 3,000 U.S. households about the fashion and utility bedding products they bought in 2012, how much they spent and what they plan to buy in 2013.

Home Textiles Today Supplier Giants, 2012 , This report is a ranking of the overall Top 15 Suppliers to the U.S. market in 2011, based on wholesale volume. Figures are given for 2011 and 2010 and include comments on each supplier. The exclusive report also includes rankings of the Top 5 suppliers in 14 specific textile categories: bath accessories, bath rugs, bath towels, blankets, table linens, curtains/draperies, decorative pillows, down comforters, foam pillows/toppers, rugs, top of bed, shower curtains, sleep pillows and throws.
Home Textiles Today The Facts: Sheets 2011 , The report provides 2010 and 2009 retail sales figures for the sheets and pillowcases market, including an analysis of where sheets were sold in 2010 and 2009, as well as how the distribution channels changed between 2009 and 2010.

Home & Textiles Today Database: Table and kitchen linens 2014 , The report provides 2013 and 2012 retail sales figures for the table and kitchen linens market and an analysis of where table and kitchen linens were sold in 2013 and 2012, as well as how the distribution channels changes between 2012 and 2013. It also includes a merchandise mix breakdown for table linens – tablecloths, napkins, placemats, runners and napkin rings, as well as a merchandise mix breakout for kitchen linens – kitchen towels, potholders/mitts, dishcloths, chair pads and aprons.

HTT Sleep Accessories: Add-on Sales Opportunities , Here’s the set up: Consumers are sitting on their wallets. The housing market is lackluster. Unemployment is high. And, in our sector of the economy, mattress sales have been plummeting. What’s a smart retailer to do? Easy. Sell more sleep accessories.

Home Textiles Today Supplier Giants 2009 , The Great Recession and the Linens 'N Things liquidation dealt a double whammy to the home textiles industry in 2009, driving sales down for many top suppliers. Among Home Textiles Today's Top 15 Suppliers overall, two-thirds posted sales declines for the year.

Home Textiles Today Suppliers: Things are Looking Up , The supplier side of the industry generally is still reeling – as most business segments are – from the most precipitous recession any have seen. However, as a group more are predicting a better second half of 2009 than first for business.
Home Textiles Today Annual Market Basket Report - Bed & Bath , In this 5-page report, Home Textiles Today editors take a first-hand look at spring bed and bath merchandise on store shelves. The stores of Bed Bath & Beyond, Big Lots, Family Dollar, JCPenney, Kmart, Kohl's, Macy's, Marshalls, Target and Wal-Mart, all in the metro New York and Miami markets, were visited between February 17 and 24.

Home Textiles Today Rug Sales & Distribution 2006 , Retail sales volumes in 2006 by channel of distribution and product type.

2005 Home Textiles Today Top 50 Home Textile Retailers , The name says it all: 2005 Home Textiles Today Top 50 Home Textile Retailers.

Area Rugs , Furniture Today market research worked with Easy Analytic Software Inc. (EASI) to develop sales estimates and projections for 20pecific products for 2013 nd projections for 2018 for all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, 917 metropolitan and mocropolitan areas and 3143 countries.

Casual Living's 2007 Fabric Survey & Showcase , The best-selling fabric patterns and colors for outdoor seating; both sling and cushion seating.

Leather Consumer Buying Trends - Leather , Data originates from the responses of 31,505 households to a survey conducted in December 2002 and January 2003.

Home Accents Today's 2005 Consumer Buying Trends Report , This survey presents a comprehensive look at the demographics of American households that are shopping for and purchasing home accents.

Furniture Today's 2004 Consumer Buying Trends Survey - Upholstery , National Family Opinion polled 50,000 households to find out about home furnishings shopping and purchasing patterns in 2002 and buying plans for 2003.

The American Chameleon , The 40-page report details the population growth and geographic shifts among Black, Asian and Hispanic populations.

Kids Textile Titans , Lists 20 leading kids textile producers with sales information.

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Home & Textiles Today 2014 Business Annual
This year's report, a compilation of reports previously published by HTT throughout 2013, contains the Top 50 Home Textiles Retailers, the Top 15 Home Textiles Suppliers, and the Database distribution reports for top-of-bed, sheets and pillowcases, area rugs, table and kitchen linens, bath and bath accessories, utility bedding and window treatments. details >>

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