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‘The Good Wife’ Set Designer to Launch Imax Line

Beth Kushnick

TULSA, Okla.—Beth Kushnick, the set decorator and designer of such shows as CBS’s “The Good Wife,” has inked a licensing agreement with Imax Corp. Called the BAK Home collection, it will feature timeless and versatile home accessories, lighting and accent furniture and debut at next month’s markets. With BAK Home, Kushnick offers Imax customers aMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Carolyn Kinder to Receive WithIt Legacy Award

WithIt 2013 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

HIGH POINT, N.C.—Carolyn Kinder, the designer and founder and CEO of Carolyn Kinder, will receive the Legacy Award from WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home furnishings industry, during the 2015 WOW Awards dinner and ceremony. The annual awards recognize business leaders nominated by their peers who have contributed to the success ofMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Home and Garden Trading Company a ‘Rising Star’

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DALLAS–An emerging resource for home furnishings and interior design, Home and Garden Trading Company of McKinney, Texas, will receive the Rising Star Award at the 26th annual ARTS Awards next month. The Rising Star Award recognizes innovation and modern excellence demonstrated by a home industry company that has been in business less than three years,More »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

Couristan Expands, Renovates Showroom in Atlanta

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Fort Lee, N.J.-Rug manufacturer Couristan has upgraded and expanded its showroom in the AmericasMart building in Atlanta, adding 1,400 square feet of space to its location on the Floor 6 of Building 1, 6-D-11. It will debut to the market at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market next month. Couristan will celebrate the new spaceMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Surya Honored with Niryat Shree Award

The President of India presents the award to Surya Tiwari.

CALHOUN, Ga.—Surya recently received the Niryat Shree Award for outstanding performance in exports, which was presented to Surya founder Surya Tiwari by the President of India, Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during a ceremony held in New Delhi at the beginning of December. The awards are given out by the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO),More »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

GoodWeave Founder Accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi accepts the Nobel Peace Prize.

OSLO, Norway—Kailash Satyarthi, the long-time children’s rights activist and the founder of GoodWeave, accepted the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday here, along with Malala Yousafzai, at age 17 the youngest person to receive the award. Satyarthi has been passionate about children’s rights since he was young, and though he acknowledged that much has been done overMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Swiss Diamond Reports Strong Black Friday Growth

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—While the National Retail Federation reported Black Friday sales as falling 11 percent, Swiss Diamond experienced a 36 percent increase in orders placed, the cookware company said. Swiss Diamond said visits to its e-commerce sites increased 192 percent while new visits increased 146 percent. From a product standpoint, Swiss Diamond sauce pans saw theMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014