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  • July 21, 2023

Can’t find the right pattern for the drapes or blinds in your home? A new service called FabricGenie lets you create precisely what you’re looking for with AI.

FabricGenie makes use of generative AI to let customers describe which type of design they want on their fabric. Alternatively, customers can upload an image of their room or an image containing color schemes they want to match, and then let the AI suggest suitable patterns.

Customers are presented with four different options to choose from, and they can keep refining the

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  • February 18, 2023

What’s next for the old Burlington Coat Factory?

The former store’s location off Hershberger Road won’t sit vacant long if the owner has its way.

Hoback Properties LLC is exploring “options for a new tenant or new development” at the former Burlington address, said David Hoback, who belongs to the family that owns the property.

The retailer At Home, which calls itself the “Home Decor Superstore,” filed plans for several building improvements indicating that it wanted to move into the location. The plans, submitted in November, depicted a new loading dock behind the building and customer loading area

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  • February 13, 2023

I do not have a second home for the same reason I do not have a second husband. I can barely keep up with the one I have. But I have a lot of friends who are more competent than I am, including my friend Avril, who with her only husband as far as I know, Bill, owns a second home in a ski area, which they rent out about 120 days a year.

Avril emailed me after reading my column about replacing my flatware. After nearly three decades of regular use, I had run low on forks.

“Forks are

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  • February 12, 2023

Dive Brief:

  • Home Depot rolled out a new mobile application aimed at improving the employee experience and increasing productivity, the company said Thursday. The app, called Sidekick, uses machine learning to help associates prioritize tasks throughout the day.
  • Sidekick uses a cloud-based machine learning algorithm to determine the most time-sensitive tasks. Through computer vision, it detects and alerts employees of out-of-stock items on shelves.
  • The app is live at 600 stores and will roll out to all U.S. stores in the coming weeks, the company said in an email.

Dive Insight:

Technology that supports frontline workers has long been

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