Need to decorate a dorm room? Here are some key pieces

It’s time to start thinking about the student in your life

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As we close in on August, students preparing for school are planning — with help from their parents — their room set up. Choosing and ordering supplies early will ensure they arrive in time for the first day. I’ve put together a list of the school must-haves every student needs, whether you’re staying home or going off to study.

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Bed Bath & Beyond to cut jobs, close stores amid weak Q2 results

New Jersey, Sept. 1, (dpa/GNA) - Facing weak quarterly results, US home improvement retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc plans to introduce cost-cutting measures. 

The struggling firm announced on Wednesday various measures to meet demand, drive growth and profitability, and improve its balance sheet and cash flows. 

These include 20% job reduction plans and plan to exit a third of its Owned Brands, and to close 150 lower-producing banner stores. 

The company also sees weak comparable sales in the second quarter and fiscal 2022. 

In pre-market activity on the Nasdaq, the shares were losing around 24% to trade at $9.23. 

For the second quarter, the company now expects net sales of approximately $1.45 billion and comparable sales decline of approximately 26%. 

Further, for fiscal 2022, the company now expects comparable sales decline in the 20% range. 

In its strategic and business update focused on changes, the company said cost optimization

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Bed Bath & Beyond is having a major sale on fall decor and candles

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Now that Labor Day has passed, it’s totally acceptable to light up your pumpkin candles, pull out your Uggs and go all out with your fall home decor. Right now, Bed Bath & Beyond is having a sale on select indoor and outdoor fall decor, so you can stock up on some new stuff for less.

You can save up to 25% on select candles, pumpkins, doormats, floral arrangements, wreaths and more. In addition to the more general autumn decor, you can save on select Halloween accents if spooky is more your vibe. And one last thing — you can get free same-day delivery on orders over

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Ignoring Home Decor? It Could Be Bad for Business | Warren Shoulberg

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I love the line in Auntie Mame, a romantic comedy released in 1958, when her nephew Patrick’s stuck-up and somewhat ditzy fiancée, Gloria, sees the library in Mame’s home and says, “I love books; they’re so decorative.”

Well, the fine art of decorating homes has come a long way since then, and thank heavens it has for the gift and home business. Home décor has become a huge business, as witnessed by their place in both wholesale markets and independent specialty stores around the country. Consumers have been looking for trending home décor and easy ways to freshen a room for several years now. Which raises the question: If it’s such a big business, why aren’t the Big Box Boys more involved in it? Walk into just about any major national retail chain that plays in the home

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