Contemporary painters interpretations of Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night” were the best sellers in Houston in 2012 for retailer overstockArt.com, the website said. Overall sales in Houston for 2012 were up 20 percent, and in Texas were up 15 percent over 2011, adds Amitai Sasson, the site’s Tel Aviv-based vice president of marketing and technology. “It is definitely a growing market for us,” he says.
Houston, which accounts for 1.5 percent of the website’s sales, has always been a big market for overstockArt.com, Sasson says, and is the fifth in the nation after New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., in 2012. After New