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Lékué’s Chocolate Fondue and Rice Cooker Receive Mom’s Choice Awards

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NEW CASTLE, Del.–The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) has named Lékué’s Chocolate Fondue and Rice & Grain Cooker as two of the best in family-friendly products based on production quality, design, educational value, originality, appeal and cost. The MCA evaluates products and services created for children and families. “We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s ChoiceMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

AmericasMart Spotlights Gourmet Food Winners

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart bestowed Best of Atlanta awards, which celebrate the top gourmet food products in its permanent and temporary collections, during The Atlanta Gourmet Market, which wrapped up here earlier this week. The winners include The Orchards Gourmet’s Milk Chocolate Pecan Rocky Road Bark, for Best Chocolate; Dillon Candy Company’s Penuche Pecan Roll, for Best CandyMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

Family Dollar Board to Shareholders: Don’t Go for Dollar General Offer

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MATTHEWS, N.C.-The Family Dollar board of directors has recommended that the retailer’s shareholders reject Dollar General’s latest bid to acquire its dollar-store rival. Last week, Dollar General took its all-cash offer of $9.1 billion, which had been rejected by the Family Dollar board, directly to the shareholders. In a statement issued this morning by FamilyMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Blog: Tuesday Textures

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NEW YORK-The New York Home Fashions Market continued into its second day yesterday. Here are some of the highlights: At a party last night, Divatex celebrated its two key launches—Lady Antebellum’s Heartland and Novogratz. The former, a partnership with the Grammy Award-winning group, consists of bed ensembles in a mix of plaids, florals and solids,More »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Tervis Appoints Biz Development Officer

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NORTH VENICE, Fla.–Tervis has appointed Gary King chief sales and business development officer, a newly created position. King, who reports to CEO and President Patrick Redmond, is directly responsible for the indirect-to-consumer sales organization and Tervis retail stores. Tervis partners with more than 8,000 retailers nationwide and currently has 34 Tervis stores in 13 states. KingMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

NAHFA to Launch Webinars

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) will launch a monthly webinar series Sept. 18. “NAHFA’s focus is on helping our members grow their businesses,” said NAHFA CEO Sharron Bradley. “Our monthly webinar program is a direct result of members telling us what they want and what they need. We’re excited about the initiativeMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Macy’s Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Effort

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CINCINNATI-Macy’s has augmented its omnichannel strategy and technology with several new developments. As of Sept. 9, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores are supporting the Apple Pay mobile payment system, which will be launched this fall on Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus mobile devices, and on the new Apple Watch. In addition, both storesMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

Blog: Textiles Market is a Go

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Yesterday was the first day of the September New York Home Fashions Market, and was marked by several notable new collections. Having launched its Wedgwood bedding collection at the March market, Revman is introducing a line of soft bath products to the brand. This consists of towels (including a core solid program) and bath rugsMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014