Definitions

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  • n. Furnishings for the home, such as furniture and cushions

Etymologies

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home +‎ wares

Examples

  • The group said non-food items such as homewares and furniture were the worst affected as wary consumers focused on essential purchases.

    Market News

  • "The growth is compared with very weak figures a year ago when February saw the worst of last winter's weather and this February's performance was helped by sales postponed from January - particularly sales of non-food items such as homewares and fashion."

    BBC - Ouch

  • The strongest growth came, not from food, but from sales of items such as homewares and clothing.

    BBC News - Home

  • And at Rochas, designer Marco Zanini's endless parade of ornate florals may reference scarves but they undeniably began in the homewares department.

    Interior Motives

  • Mr. Wolfson said the downturn was a good time Next to invest in its homewares stores because it can grow market share as some retailers exit the sector.

    U.K. Clothier Lifts Retail Gloom

  • Next and John Lewis's relative optimism are in stark contrast to the recent earnings from electronics and homewares retailers, which have suffered from a significant reduction in consumer spending on discretionary items, as inflation on essentials like food and fuel saps monthly budgets.

    U.K. Clothier Lifts Retail Gloom

  • Sainsbury's sells fewer non-food products as a proportion of its total sales, although the company is adding new space and store extensions to increase sales of clothes, electricals and homewares.

    Tesco's Profits Rise 16%

  • The supermarket giants like Tesco PLC, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.-owned Asda, and J Sainsbury PLC that have heavily expanded their aisles of televisions and homewares are also feeling the pinch even though food sales are just about holding up.

    U.K. Retailers Struggle to Shift Nonfood Items

  • Marks & Spencer today reported strong sales figures across clothes, homewares and food, as new chief executive Marc Bolland, who replaced Sir Stuart Rose in May, said customers were returning to quality.

    Marks & Spencer bestsellers

  • Marks & Spencer today reported strong sales figures across clothes, homewares and food.

    Marks & Spencer bestsellers

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