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New look, new services, new Novo Textiles

by Jason Zanatta

Earlier this year I had the great opportunity to join Arun Agarwal, the CEO of Alok International, at the launch of their new flagship showroom [...]

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How Canadian shopping habits affect manufacturers

by Jason Zanatta

With retailers falling over backwards to satisfy online and in-store customers, Canadian shoppers have it good. Recent announcements to open more  stores north of the border from U.S. powerhouses WalMart [...]

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Trends in home textiles and e-commerce for 2014

by Jason Zanatta

More than 20 years ago, I remember intently watching a futuristic family, The Jetsons, on our family’s old-time television, with cathode-ray tubes and knobs - you know the one. If I hear the theme [...]

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Does size matter when choosing warehouse space?

by Jason Zanatta

Customers rarely (if ever) walk into a warehouse, but a manufacturer's ‘storage’ needs careful thought and consideration. The right amount of space can positively affect the customer experience as well as the bottom line. Where and how product is stored [...]

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How to work with e-tailers and bricks ‘n mortars

by Jason Zanatta

Is the recent announcement of big box store layoffs yet another sign of consumers favouring online shopping to visiting brick and mortar stores? [...]

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