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The Grommet Wholesale Makes its Dallas Debut This January

Grommet Wholesale

DALLAS–The Grommet Wholesale, a platform for launching new and innovative products, will debut at Dallas Market Center this January at the Dallas Temp Show, Jan. 15-18, which is during Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 14-20, 2015. The Grommet’s mission is to launch undiscovered products and help them succeed. It has launched more than 2,000More »

Last updated: October 31, 2014

Hudson Valley Lighting Breaks Ground on New HQ

Littman

NEWBURGH, N.Y.–Hudson Valley Lighting recently broke ground on what will be its new world headquarters here. David Littman, founder and president of Hudson Valley Lighting, celebrated the event with such elected city officials as Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, Senator Bill Larkin and City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy. Planned to be 140,000 square feet, theMore »

Last updated: October 31, 2014

AmericasMart Enhances January Markets

AmericasMartBldg1ent

ATLANTA–This January, the AmericasMart campus will have an enhanced experience for attendees, including a new Designer Workspace, a new Floor 6 bridge between buildings 1 and 2, and a new cafe in Building 2. These enhancements, along with strategic expansions in key product categories, will be seen at the Atlanta International Gift and Home FurnishingsMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

Duralex’s OvenChef Named to This Old House Best Products List

Duralex’s OvenChef

NEW YORK–This Old House has named Duralex’s OvenChef glass baking dishes to the magazine’s annual The TOH Top 100, a list of the 100 best new home products of the year. The list encompasses seven categories: Kitchen, Bath, Tools, Building Products, Outdoor Living, Home Tech and Finishing Touches. Featured in the November/December issue, each winningMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

Retired Bradshaw Vice President Passes Away

Steve Ross

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.–Steve Ross, who served as senior vice president of sales at Bradshaw International until his retirement one year ago, passed away Oct. 18 after a two-month illness. Born in 1946, Ross first joined the Bradshaw Companies 40 years ago after a short stint as a high school teacher in Chicago. He began asMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–The six judges for January’s 26th annual ARTS Awards have been announced by ART and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards: Patti Carpenter, Michael Di Paulo, Ann Fox, Snoa Garrigan, Moira Gavin and Susan Inglis. Carpenter is the award-winning creative director for Carpenter + Company and has extensive experience in productMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

Orian Rugs Receives Award from Goodwill Industries

Orian Rugs

ANDERSON, S.C.–Orian Rugs has received Goodwill Industries’ Bill Hummers Employer of the Year Award. Orian partners with Goodwill, allowing Goodwill participants to gain hands-on experience in manufacturing while completing Goodwill’s South Carolina Manufacturing Certification program and preparing for a new career. Some participants have no work experience or may have work experience but not inMore »

Last updated: October 27, 2014