Author Archives: Michael Gambardella

Michael Gambardella

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Rizzy Launches Bedding Line from HGTV’s Design Star Rachel Kate

Rachel Kate

NEW YORK–Rizzy Home has joined forces with Rachel Kate, a finalist on the seventh season of HGTV’s “Design Star,” now called “HGTV Star.” Launching a line of bedding and textiles during this week’s New York Home Textiles Market, Kate brings her cozy-yet-classy look to her line, called the Rachel Kate Girl & Rachel Kate KidMore »

Last updated: September 23, 2013

25th Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

Dallas Market Center, ARTS Call for Awards Nominations

DALLAS–Dallas Market  Center and ART have announced the retailer, product designer and sales representative finalists for the 25th ARTS Awards, which will take place during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in January. The manufacturer finalists were previously announced. The finalists for the different categories are: SALES REPRESENTATIVES East/Atlantic Lauren Miller – Codarus ChasMore »

Last updated: September 20, 2013

Registration for January Las Vegas Market Opens

LasVegasWinterMkt_Jan2014

LAS VEGAS-Registration for the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, which will take place Jan. 26-30, 2014, is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register.  Hotel reservations also are available, with special early bird discounts offered at select partner hotels through Oct. 18, 2013. “Las Vegas Market is coming off of the strongest market in years with an unparalleledMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2013

Trends | In a U.S. State of Mind | October 2013

Phillips Collection

Phrases such as “Don’t mess with Texas” and “New York state of mind,” reflect state pride. Now, consumers can flaunt that pride with home decor, as state-specific products—from furniture to skillets—have made their way to market. And for those consumers who don’t want to choose just one state, the all-inclusive, U.S.-map-based items are sure toMore »

Last updated: October 14, 2013

Brookstone Net Loss Increases in Q2

Brookstone

MERRIMACK, N.H.-Declining sales and margins brought Brookstone to a net loss of $13.4 million, compared to a second-quarter net loss of $12.6 million last year. Net sales were down 11.8 percent to $90.3 million in the quarter, which ended on June 29. The top line included a decrease of 8.5 percent in same-store sales. BrookstoneMore »

Last updated: August 14, 2013