Furniture

Home Furniture Startup Pays Owners To Show Wares To Potential Customers

In a creative application of the sharing economy, Outer is solving for the challenge of furniture viewing before purchase by turning private residence into showrooms, letting potential customers see items in owners' homes

Delivery & Logistics Walmart Targets West Elm's Audience With Affordable Furniture Line

The retailer is introducing MoDRN, a 650-piece line that will offer millennials a modern aesthetic at discounted prices

Loyalty & Membership IKEA Rental Program Heightens Sustainability And Convenience

The company is pursuing its eco-friendly and affordability goals with a trial rental service in Switzerland, letting customers return used furniture to be refurbished and leased

Merchandising & Curation Furniture Rental Startup Appeals To Millennials With Quality Wares And Value-Added Service

Wallet- and eco-friendly subscription-based company Fernish promises mobile young consumers a better furniture experience, offering free delivery and assembly as well as the ability to swap out items

Retail By 2025, IKEA Promises To Deliver All Shoppers' Goods Via EVs

Shanghai is the first stop on the retailer's global mission to convert entirely to electric-vehicle delivery, part of its broader goal to significantly reduce its environmental impact

Post Purchase Service & Support Online Furniture Brand Launches Own Last-Mile Delivery Service

Furniture company Article is looking to compete with other digital-first startups offering home delivery for online orders by sending a team of its own experts rather than a third-party service

Shopper Education & Assistance Interview: Casaza's President On Building A New Kind Of Home And Design Inspiration Platform (With Help From HGTV's Property Brothers)

This platform challenges competitors such as Pinterest and Wayfair by connecting customers with the opportunity to purchase products from design adds and offering concepts developed by industry experts

Beauty How Brands Like Floyd Drive Loyalty By Involving Consumers In Product Development

Retailers like Target and Sephora are turning to consumers in order to gather data, gauge desires and develop product assortments or experience offerings

Delivery & Logistics Wayfair's Loyalty Program Provides Members Next-Day Furniture Delivery

Aiming to drive engagement with its primarily online presence, the home wares retailer is launching its own loyalty program with perks like no-minimum free shipping and affiliate benefits

Packaging & Product Engagement Furniture Startup Lets Consumers Of All Budgets Customize Their Purchases

The Inside, created by designer Christiane Lemieux, allows shoppers to design and order affordable furniture that is shipped within a 3-week time frame, making fast and bespoke furniture a reality

Brand Activation & Immersion Online Furniture Brand Lets Customers Test Wares In Experiential Store

Until recently Burrow lived primarily online, currently set to opening its own physical retail space to build engagement by letting visitors test out products as well as create their own sharable movies

Store Experience & Design Williams-Sonoma Shoppers Can Visualize Furniture In Their Home In AR

The home goods brand's app will generate 3D images of millions of products, from lamps and tables to sofas, aiming to make the shopping experience more fun and engaging while also improving conversion rates

Home Online Wayfair Shoppers Can Imagine Furniture In Their Home In 3D

The furniture retailer is enabling improved online home goods shopping through its implementation of a spatial-computing browser, letting shoppers point and click to trial items

Delivery & Logistics Online Vintage Furniture Marketplace Offers Packing Experts To Help Sellers Ship

Using Chairish's drop-off service, furniture sellers can save on time and costs involved in the shipping process, providing them with professionals to help ease online selling