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Ralph Lauren Home Teams with Van Thiel for Collection; Four Hands to Distribute

The RLH Collection

NEW YORK–Ralph Lauren Home announced Van Thiel & Co., a Hong Kong based company, as the licensee for the RLH Collection and Four Hands as the exclusive distributor in North America and Mexico. The RLH Collection offers distinctive case goods, upholstery and decorative accessories based exclusively on one-of-a-kind antiques. Authentic craftsmanship defines the collection ofMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014

ELK Group Acquires Mirror Masters

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–ELK Group International has acquired certain assets of the Mirror Masters Company, a purchase that will expand ELK’s mirror assortment with an enhanced selection. Through the agreement, ELK Group has bought Mirror Masters’s inventory, trade name and website. Mirror Masters’ operations and inventory will move from Fort Worth, Texas to ELK Group’s headquarters here.More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

ELK Group Acquires Mirror Masters

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–ELK Group International has acquired certain assets of the Mirror Masters Company, a purchase that will expand ELK’s mirror assortment with an enhanced selection. Through the agreement, ELK Group has bought Mirror Masters’s inventory, trade name and website. Mirror Masters’ operations and inventory will move from Fort Worth, Texas to ELK Group’s headquarters here.More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Speakers, Sponsors Confirmed for CEO Summit at Winter Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Two new speakers and five additional sponsors are confirmed for the third annual CEO Summit, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Consumer behavior expert Dr. Andreas Weigend, director of Social Data Lab and former chief scientist for Amazon, will present a keynote address on the second day of the summit;More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

ART’s Bowling Event is Back at High Point Market

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, will host the return of its popular networking event, ART Fun Night, at High Point Market next month. It will take place on Monday, Oct. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. at the High Point Bowling Center. The evening will include dinner, which will be servedMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Dallas Market Center Hosted Designers for Annual “Dine + Design” Event

DMC’s Dine + Design

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center said that more than 400 members of the design community attended this year’s annual “Dine + Design” education and networking luncheon held last week. Designers came together to network with industry professionals, view the latest trends and hear the 2015 Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast presented by its Director of Color Marketing, Jackie Jordan.More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Surya’s High Point Events Include Educational, Social Opportunities

Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.–During High Point Market next month, Surya will host a number of events at its Showplace showroom, #4100. They will include both educational events about such topics as global design trends and how innovative technologies are opening up new design possibilities, as well as social ones. In addition, market attendees who register at surya.com/market-registrationMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014