Retail Briefs

June 2005
Home Textiles Today;6/27/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p2
Trade Publication
The article presents various news items related to home furnishing industry. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. raised its fiscal year outlook by a penny last week after reporting a 21 percent profit increase for the first quarter. Hancock Fabrics Inc. has named two new vice presidents in the company's merchandising division. Design Within Reach Inc., a retailer of modern furniture and accessories including rugs, will introduce sheets, blankets and bedding accessories this fall. Ikea is opening its first store in the Southeast U.S. on June 29, 2005 in Atlanta, which will feature 10,000 exclusively designed home furnishings items.


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