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The Outdoor Room® Design Ideas

By Lisa Readie Mayer

We are pleased to present Hearth & Home’s 7th Annual Outdoor Room Design Ideas special section, a showcase of some of the most fabulous and awe-inspiring Outdoor Rooms around.

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Elements of the Outdoor Room®

Here’s a wide variety of new products that you couldbe selling for the well-appointed Outdoor Room – Patio furniture, grills, outdoor kitchens, shade products, outdoor fireplaces, and fire pits.

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2020 June Business Climate

In early July Hearth & Home faxed a survey to 2,500 specialty retailers of hearth, patio, and barbecue products, asking them to compare June 2020 sales to June 2019. The accompanying charts and selected comments are from the 233 useable returns.

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Parting Shot:
Into The Green

After achieving national renown as a leader in horticulture, Dave MacKenzie – horticulturalist, biologist, and inventor – had sufficient experience to re-think and improve Green roofs as a key contributor to responsible Green building design.

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Perspective:
Good News & More News

July has always been our Fabric issue. It was selected to coincide with the ICFA Preview Show at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. That show is really the first time patio retailers get to see next year’s offerings of both fabrics and frames.

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Inspiration Is Everywhere

By Larry Thomas

It could be found at a trade show in Milan, the fresh colors on a new car, on a runway in Paris, or in a Netflix movie – it could even be from the feathers of a peacock.

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A Mirror of 2008!

By Lisa Readie Mayer

Some retailers are thriving, not just surviving, during the COVID-19 pandemic; tired of using an old grill, homeowners are buying new grills, pizza ovens, furniture, and other outdoor products.

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The British Are Here

By Bill Sendelback

At the recent HPBExpo in New Orleans, a number of British companies were displaying for the first time. What follows are snapshots of each company.

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2020 May Business Climate

In early June, Hearth & Home faxed a survey to 2,500 specialty retailers of hearth, patio, and barbecue products, asking them to compare May 2020 sales to May 2019. The accompanying charts and selected comments are from the 229 useable returns.

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Parting Shot: On the Banks of the Arkansas River

Two Foot Ten Foot (yes, that’s the company name) was brought on this project by Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects (yes, that’s the company name) to help design and fabricate two custom fireplaces with large, organically-shaped chimneys and custom gas-log sets.

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Perspective:
Welcome to the
Buyer's Guide

Hearth & Home’s Buyer’s Guide is a compilation of manufacturers in three industries – hearth, barbecue and patio. In this digital issue you can find useful industry data for each of the three industries, as well as the Business Climate that is featured in every issue of the magazine.

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2020 April Business Climate

In early May, Hearth & Home faxed a survey to 2,500 specialty retailers of hearth, patio, and barbecue products, asking them to compare April 2020 sales to April 2019. The accompanying charts and selected comments are from the 234 useable returns.

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Perspective:
The Pandemic Times

It has been one month since the opening of the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo in New Orleans, but it feels much longer than that – as it must for all those reading this.

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Yes, We Can!

By Mark Brock

It’s not easy being a woman in the hearth industry, but these 20 bosses know how to handle rudeness – in a nice way.

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