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Online continues to move offline! Wayfair joining in.

A recent article in CNBC highlights an announcement by Wayfair. Wayfair on Tuesday announced it will be opening its first full-service store at the Natick Mall in Natick, Massachusetts, which is managed by Brookfield Properties, in early fall of this year. That’s after it tested a few pop-up shops, including one at Westfield Garden State […]

To price or not to price

“To price or not to price, that is the question”. It sounds like a modern version of Hamlet, but this time spoken by a traditional retailer. And it is time for retailers to face change rather than run away from the consumer. We see it all the time, traditional brick and mortar furniture and mattress […]

Walmart launches online furniture brand MoDRN

Wow – now isn’t this interesting. Walmart.com launches a white-label MoDRN furniture line-up. I remember years ago when brands scrambled when their products “magically” appeared on Walmart.com via marketplace arrangements. With the $20 – $899 price-points – I see this as a shot across the bow of Amazon and Wayfair, and possibly Ashley – and […]

Jesse Akre featured in FurnitureToday – E-commerce best practices

A few weeks ago I had the privilege to sit with Anne Flynn Wear from FurnitureToday; discussing the evolution of eCommerce in home furnishings. Having begun our furniture eCommerce journey almost 20 years ago this month, it was a great opportunity to share. Here is a link to the Furniture Today article – And – […]