Furniture etailing need not be an Amazon task
- Taking stock of the hub. // Finance Week;05/26/2000, p12
Focuses on the proposed electronic trading hub for South Africa's household goods sector. Solutions to the problem of cost structures in the retail trade; Reduction of administrative costs; Inventory management for both retailers and manufacturers.
- comment. Oliphant, Jane // Housewares;Jun2004, Issue 183, p3
Explores houseware retailers' use of the Internet to improve sales in the United States. Success of grocery chains selling housewares; Online presence of independent houseware retailers; Addition of trading web sites.
- Home online mantra is 'logistics.' Carroll, Brian // Home Textiles Today;07/31/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p4
Focuses on the annual Home Furnishings Online conference which highlighted the need for logistical expertise to ensure the success of online retailers that offer home furnishings in the United States. Speakers during the conference; Participants; Events; Topics for discussion.
- Leading E-tailers. // Furniture/Today;8/5/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 48, p11
The article features the leading electronic retailers (e-tailers) in the furniture industry, particularly in the U.S., as of early August 2013. Amazon.com posted an estimated total sales of 61.1 billion dollars in 2012. The other featured top e-tailers include Anthology Furniture, BedPlanet.com,...
- Online/offline partnerships in spotlight. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;07/24/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 45, p2
Reports on the issues discussed at the 2000 Home Furnishings Online conference held in Chicago, Illinois. Advantages brought by brick-and-mortar retailers to the Internet marketplace; Experiences by United States furniture and dotcom businesses.
- Adding Clicks to Your Bricks. Moran, Michelle // Gourmet Retailer;Sep2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p126
Part III. Discusses how gift and houseware retailers can develop their electronic commerce and online gift registry services. Online consumer purchases; Data from the 1999 study conducted by the Boston Consulting Groups for Shop.org; Determining the level of presence to establish online;...
- Penny Schneck. // Home Accents Today;Feb2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p59
The article offers advice to home accessories retailers on turning visitors of their Web sites into paying customers by improving the usability of their Web site. It details how the navigation of a site can be improved. It provides tips on keeping content short and understandable. It presents...
- Home sector is slow to click online. // Cabinet Maker;10/8/2004, Issue 5409, p4
Reports that the British home and garden retail sector of the furniture industry is the slowest to take up the trend for online trading. Reasons behind the sector trend; Common obstacles encountered by home and garden retailers in attempting to enter the online retail business.
- Habitat to sell range online. Jones, Gareth // Marketing (00253650);12/13/2006, p12
The article reports that Habitat Inc., a home furnishings retailer, is relaunching its web site as an e-commerce web portal. The portal will allow consumers across Europe to shop for the firm's products online. The advertising agency Digit London has been asked to design it. The portal will...