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kathy ireland Worldwide Partners With A&B Home for Home Decor

WithIt to Honor Kathy Ireland

LOS ANGELES–A&B Home Group Inc. has teamed with kathy ireland Worldwide for home decor, garden, accent furniture and dinnerware to be distributed through kiWW’s Jardin and ACafe Society divisions. A soft launch of the first pieces of home decor and accent furniture will take place at the January Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas markets. TheMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

C. R. Gibson, Divatex License with Designer Magsamen


NEW YORK-Sandra Magsamen, author and designer of lifestyle brands, has formed new licensing partnership with, among others, C.R. Gibson and Divatex. The license with C. R. Gibson, which has been Magsamen’s licensee for gift products and stationery, will now include new gift, home decor and accessory collections. With Divatex, Magsamen will develop a line ofMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Thirteen Participating Atlanta Vendors in ART Card Program


CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Thirteen vendors will be participating in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program this week at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Show. The ART card program offers exclusive market specials and promotions to ART member retailers who present their ART card when they place an order.More »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market Opens

Additions, Launches Planned for Gift Show in Atlanta

ATLANTA–Today marks the opening of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market at AmericasMart. The event runs through next Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Downton Abbey brand will expand at the market with a new lighting line from River of Goods. Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays the cook Mrs. Patmore, will visit the RiverMore »

Last updated: January 6, 2015

Wehrs Returns to Midwest-CBK as GM

Scott Wehrs

CANNON FALLS, Minn.-Scott Wehrs has returned to Midwest-CBK as general manager and chief administrative officer, effective immediately. Wehrs, who reports directly to Howard Ganz, president of Ganz, parent company of Midwest-CBK, will oversee all aspects of day-to-day operations and manage the growth of the Midwest Seasons, CBK and G! brands. Wehrs is succeeding Dick DuffMore »

Last updated: January 6, 2015

Debbie Taylor-Kerman Unveils Line with Boston International

Boston International’s Ahoy Buoy Collection

ATLANTA-Boston International will introduce two ceramic giftware collections under a new license agreement with artist Debbie Taylor-Kerman at the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market here this week. Ahoy Buoy is a sea-themed line. “We love her outlook on life,” said Pam Metz, president of Boston International, in describing the company’s partnership with Taylor-Kerman. “AhoyMore »

Last updated: January 5, 2015

Gift for Life Gets New Benefactor

Gift For Life

NEW YORK—Gift for Life is partnering with Chavez for Charity, a fashion accessories company that supports charitable causes. Beginning Jan. 1, 25 percent of the gross profit from the sales of Chavez for Charity’s Signature Collection black bracelets, black necklaces and earrings will support Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization. “ChavezMore »

Last updated: December 30, 2014

NY Now Promises Global Flavor

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The winter edition of NY Now will have a strong international flavor, according to show owner and organizer Emerald Expositions. More than 400 international companies and 55 countries will be represented at the show, which takes place Jan. 31-Feb. 4 in New York. “The extensive representation of companies from around the globe pointsMore »

Last updated: December 29, 2014