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IMC Makes Management Changes, Hires Loper-Boyd

Renee Loper-Boyd

HIGH POINT, N.C.–International Market Centers has announced a series of management changes across various departments within the company. Julie Messner has been promoted to senior vice president for furniture leasing–High Point, and Karen Olson has been promoted to senior vice president, marketing. With Karen Olson’s promotion, IMC has hired Renee Loper-Boyd as the company’s newMore »

Last updated: January 28, 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

IHRA’s Grob to Receive Gift For Life Award

John Grob

ROSEMONT, Ill.-John Grob, chairman of the International Housewares Representatives Association, will receive the Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award from Gift for Life during the organization’s Party for Life on Feb. 2 in New York City. Grob is the founder of J. Grob Associates, whose lines include upscale housewares and gift supplies. He is a memberMore »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

Entries open for ICON Honors

ICON Honors

ATLANTA-Nominations for ICON Honors 2015 are open now through March 16. The awards are produced by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with the Gift & Home Trade Association and Progressive Business Media. Nominations can be made online at iconhonors.com. The ICON Honors, entering its sixth year, recognizes innovation, contribution, branding and achievement the home and giftMore »

Last updated: January 26, 2015

NY Now Offers New App, Help for First-Time Buyers

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.- A new buyer promotion and a revamped mobile application will be offered at NY Now, which kicks off at the end of this month. Pre-Market, a free NY Now orientation webinar is available, on-demand, to help first-time attendees make efficient and effective use of their time at market. Subjects will include planning,More »

Last updated: January 23, 2015

Las Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Winners

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Six furniture, gift and home decor firms—Bison Book Binding, Cozy Nomad Designs, Dogberry Collections, Joybird Furniture, Karma Living and Vital Industries—received Best Booth awards at the Winter 2015 Market, which runs through Thursday, Jan. 22. “Las Vegas Market recognizes and congratulates the visual merchandising efforts of these six exhibitors, each of which is leadingMore »

Last updated: January 22, 2015

Atlanta’s Visual Display Winners Honored

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ATLANTA-Several of AmericasMart’s permanent and temporary collections were honored with Visual Display Awards at the recent International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and International Area Rug Market here. The at-market adjudication yielded the following winners for outstanding visual presentation in permanent showrooms, temporary exhibits and showcase window displays.   SHOWROOMS BUILDING 1 Floor 20: BethanyMore »

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