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Kiersten Hathcock

Boys’ (and a Few Girls) Club

I'm about to do that thing you do where you state the obvious: There are a lot of men in high positions in the furniture industry. When I was in my little garage world in 2007 starting Mod Mom Furniture, I was still so far removed from the indust... More

About This Blog

Kiersten Hathcock is founder and CEO of Mod Mom Furniture. Kiersten has a background in marketing, having previously served in the marketing department at A&E and The History Channel. After leaving that role in 2003 to spend more time with her children, she taught herself to build furniture after being unable to find modern-style toy boxes, and Mod Mom Furniture was born. In 2011, she was featured on the ABC show "Shark Tank," which offers entrepreneurs a chance to receive funding deals for their burgeoning businesses. Kiersten also is the founder of The Little Light Project, a nonprofit that offers support to highly sensitive/intuitive children, child sex abuse survivors and grieving parents.

She can be found at www.modmomfurniture.com and www.littlelightproject.org.

Kristin Sprague

To Pin or not to Pin – In 2015, it isn't Even a Question

In just over four short years, Pinterest has grown into a retailer’s land of opportunity. As potential customers build their pin boards of intentions on the fanatically popular site, they are very likely to either expose your products to a w... More

About This Blog

Kristin Sprague is the Digital Publisher at Progressive Business Media. Her role is to be forward thinking in the digital progression of their clients as well as their publications (Furniture Today, Casual Living, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Kids Today, Home Accents Today, Home & Textiles Today). An early adaptor to digital marketing, Sprague is committed to educate and inspire by sharing simplified and successful practices on current and emerging trends across the entire digital marketing landscape through this blog. Kristin encourages you to reach out with any digital curiosities or topics you would like to hear about.
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Talking Trends

A few weeks ago, a reporter from the San Antonio Express-News reached out to me to comment on a story he was writing about nursery trends. The request really got me thinking about not only what I’ve seen in the industry as the editor of this... More

About This Blog

Notes from the Editor is an occasional commentary on news, people, products and trends in the infant and youth furniture and accessories industry.