Nancy Fire opens niche design firm

Nancy Fire

New York – Designer Nancy Fire is off to busy start this year.

The trend authority, creative director and co-founder of Design Works International has officially launched her new firm, Nancy Fire Design. The new, multi-disciplined venture offers niche services tailored to clients’ evolving design needs amid the pandemic – including  interior design, product development, retail design conceptualization, trend research, color consultation and more.

Fire described the new business as “a think tank studio founded on customization.”

She continued: “Today more than ever, clients require astute attention to their individual businesses and bespoke design services that meet their unique demands.”

In addition, Fire this month has been appointed to boards of directors for two industry organizations:

The launch of her new business syncs with Fire’s appointment this month to the 2021 board of directors of two key industry organizations: Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and the Bienenstock Furniture Library research facility. Fire also serves on the advisory boards of Fashion Institute of Technology and the Oswego State University of New York School of Communication, Media and the Arts (SCMA).

“I feel very blessed in my career experience, and in gratitude I want to give back to the community

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Can live streaming bridge the e-tail/retail gap?

Al Sambar, left, Liyia Wu and Ophelia Ceradini.

HIGH POINT – In a retail environment where people are staying home to shop online more than ever, getting and keeping a consumer attention can be difficult. One new way that is on the rise? Live-stream video selling.

According to several experts in a session at the National Retail Federation’s annual retail conference NRF 2021, live-stream video selling is going to be a huge part of online shopping’s future.

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“This isn’t just about shopping,” said Liyia Wu, founder and CEO of China-based live-stream selling platform ShopShops. “This is about creating a live experience that you’re sharing authentically with an audience. They’re trying to find things that are interesting and excite their lives, so its about sharing your knowledge, your experience with the viewer,

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