Casual Insights

Brown Jordan’s Steve Elton talks trends, anniversaries

This year, Brown Jordan is celebrating 75 years of innovation in designing furniture for the […]

Casual Insights

Could a natural gas ban cause more harm than good?

One of the top concerns for people today is global warming or climate change. From […]

Casual Insights

How Valdese Weavers spins a yarn

Over the hundred years that we have been in business, Valdese Weavers has acquired a […]

Casual Insights

An industry vet shares his do’s and don’ts

The casual industry has been very good to me. I have been lucky enough to […]

Casual Insights

Why sustainable outdoor retailers matter in today’s climate

It’s undeniable that the topics of climate change, carbon mitigation and plastic waste are at […]

Markets & Tradeshows

Your guide to Casual Market Chicago

North America’s largest casual and outdoor furnishings show, Casual Market Chicago, kicks off Tuesday, Sept. […]

Casual Insights

A Perfect Partnership: Collaboration between retailers and designers delivers opportunity

Growing up, one of my favorite subjects was art, specifically, painting. I loved that you […]

Casual Insights

Follow me to San Diego

When the International Casual Furnishings Assn. (ICFA) introduced its first educational conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, […]

Casual Insights

Sharing a common goal is key to retention

I think it’s fitting that this month’s Casual Living focuses on employee retention given that […]

Casual Insights

The shifting world of contract

Back in 2004 when Sunset West began, contract installations were mostly comprised of small bistro […]