There are several prominent trade and consumer publications and pre-eminent bloggers whose opinions help shape and define trends. We proudly offer links to the following industry magazines and blogs.

Patio & Hearth Products Report

Patio & Hearth Products Report is a trade publication for the patio, hearth, outdoor furniture, grill, outdoor kitchen and outdoor living industry. Each issue includes a guest editorial by an industry professional, industry news, spotlight on a specific product category, multiple retailer and manufacturer profiles, and a new products section. The goal of P&HPR is to provide specialty retailers with business management, marketing, merchandising, retailing, advertising and social media strategies, and new product information.

Casual News Now

Casual News Now is the source for the latest outdoor industry news and insight. With breaking news, market coverage, trend analysis, business insights, and profiles of the people and products that make the casual category one of the fastest-growing in home furnishings, Casual News Now is the source for all things outdoor. Sign up for the weekly newsletter at

Furniture World

Home furnishings retailers look to Furniture World to provide leading edge ideas to increase sales, cut costs, create efficiencies, embrace continuous improvement, take advantage of new technologies and identify trends. Contributing editors and staff writers are specialists in store design, branding, operations, sales and retail furniture store management.