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IHA to Host Marketing Webinar for Housewares Show Exhibitors

Basic RGB

CHICAGO-Exhibitors at the upcoming International Home + Housewares Show can learn how to maximize their marketing efforts in a one-hour webinar that will take place next Thursday, Feb. 5, from 1-2 p.m. EST. Hosted by the International Housewares Association’s Perry Reynolds, vice president, global trade development, Debbie Teschke, manager, media relations and communications, and NancyMore »

Last updated: January 29, 2015

Empire Today to Open First-Ever Retail Stores

Empire’s new Commack, N.Y., store

NEW YORK-Empire Today, the flooring company that offers products to consumers through in-home sales and consultations, will soon open its first-ever retail stores—one in Fairfax, Va., and the other two on Long Island, in Commack and Westbury, N.Y. Also known as Empire Carpet, the company is familiar to many consumers through its television commercials andMore »

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Surya Receives Best Of Houzz Award for Second Straight Year


CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya has received a Best of Houzz 2015 award in the Design category from Houzz, the online home remodeling and design platform. The honor is Surya’s second consecutive award from Houzz in this category. Surya received this award because images in its Surya Spaces project, which includes design projects incorporating Surya products, were amongMore »

Last updated: January 27, 2015

WithIt 2015 WOW Awards Honored Industry Leaders

Carolyn Kinder

LAS VEGAS-WithIt recently presented its 2015 WOW Awards, which is dedicated to recognizing the accomplishments of women and the companies that support women in the home and furnishings industries. WithIt presented its prestigious Legacy Award to Carolyn Kinder, founder and chief executive of Carolyn Kinder, Inc. for her lifetime contributions to the home furnishings industry.More »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

Domotex Design Winners in Spotlight

Wool and Silk

HANNOVER, Germany-The 10th annual Carpet Design Awards were recently presented at Domotex, and included eight categories, as well as the one design most liked by Domotex visitors. The awards recognize exceptionally well-designed, high-quality handmade carpets, and for the first time this year were staged under the umbrella of Innovations@Domotex. The winning rug designs included suchMore »

Last updated: January 27, 2015

Sneak Peek at Housewares in NY


NEW YORK-Companies exhibiting at March’s International Home + Housewares Show—first timers as well as long-time ones—previewed their introductions yesterday in a special media event given by International Housewares Association. The earthy, artisanal trend was seen in the cookware category at the preview. Bialetti, for example, showed Terracotta X-tra, which ties the feeling of old-world slowMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Dallas Announces Best Visual Presentation Award Winners

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has recognized exhibitors at its recent January Total Home & Gift Market with fresh, innovative and creative displays with Best Visual Presentation Awards. The awards are given out twice a year. The Best Visual Presentation winners are: World Trade Center 2nd floor – Grace Direct 3rd floor – Park Hill Collections 4thMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Mohawk Home Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Mohawk Home

SUGAR VALLEY, Ga.–Mohawk Home has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the home remodeling and design site. The U.S. rug manufacturer was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, aMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015