Casual News Now / Editor's Desk / Retail

What does Best Buy’s acquisition of Yardbird mean for the casual industry?

With news that Best Buy has acquired outdoor furniture brand Yardbird, it begs the question: are direct-to-consumer casual furnishings companies coming to disrupt the industry?…

Featured / Technology

Tri County Furniture Service launches Virtual Tech platform

Tri County Furniture Service, powered by Service Technologies, is launching a first-of-its-kind virtual platform that will allow customers to use video technology to diagnose and…


Call for winter Las Vegas Market product submissions

Casual News Now is accepting product submissions for the January Las Vegas Market. To submit new or trending products, email Editor Alex Milstein at with: High-quality…


News / Products

Ultrafabrics unveils new indoor/outdoor performance line

Ultrafabrics has launched Coast, an indoor/outdoor performance fabric that has a subtle pebble-like texture with a soft touch. Its curated color palette embodies the soft…

Casual News Now / News / People

Elaine Smith names Alexis Maklakoff EVP as company prepares for growth

Elaine Smith announced that brand builder Alexis Maklakoff has joined the senior leadership team as executive vice president and will be responsible for evolving and growing…


30,000+ buyers to access Junipermarket in preparation for January launch

JuniperMarket enters the penultimate stage in its launch: a phased preview for more than 30,000 select buyers to source from the site’s more than 1…



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