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Progressive Business Media Acquires HFN and Related Print and Digital Properties

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NEW YORK – HFN the most prestigious and longest-running business magazine for the home furnishings and housewares industry has been purchased by Progressive Business Media. The brand joins the PBM portfolio of business media properties specializing in the home industry, including Furniture/Today, Home & Textiles Today, Casual Living, Home Accents Today, and Gifts & DecorativeMore »

Last updated: November 6, 2014

NY Now Prepares New York-Centric Events

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The winter of NY Now will host three Only in New York events, including  a Night on Broadway, Gift for Life’s annual industry fundraiser, and discounted museum admission during Market Week. “NY Now capitalizes on its location to deliver unparalleled after-hours opportunities to market attendees,” said Randi Mohr, NY Now co-director and viceMore »

Last updated: October 31, 2014

AmericasMart Enhances January Markets

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ATLANTA–This January, the AmericasMart campus will have an enhanced experience for attendees, including a new Designer Workspace, a new Floor 6 bridge between buildings 1 and 2, and a new cafe in Building 2. These enhancements, along with strategic expansions in key product categories, will be seen at the Atlanta International Gift and Home FurnishingsMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

NY Now Registration Opens

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Registration for the winter edition of NY Now is now open. The show will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Jan. 31-Feb. 4. Qualified members of the trade can register online, at nynow.com, at no cost, according to Emerald Expositions, which owns and manages the show. The show isMore »

Last updated: October 30, 2014

MSLO Q3 Net Loss Rises as Revenues Spiral Downward

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NEW YORK-The third-quarter net loss for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) widened to $10.9 million from $4.3 million in last year’s third quarter, as revenues from all three business segments fell. Total net revenues in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30, were $29.8 million, down 11.9 percent. Merchandising revenues (which include the company’s homeMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

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DALLAS–The six judges for January’s 26th annual ARTS Awards have been announced by ART and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards: Patti Carpenter, Michael Di Paulo, Ann Fox, Snoa Garrigan, Moira Gavin and Susan Inglis. Carpenter is the award-winning creative director for Carpenter + Company and has extensive experience in productMore »

Last updated: October 28, 2014

HFN Deadline for Winter Markets is Nov. 21

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NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 6-13, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 7-10, the Dallas International Lighting Market, Jan. 14-18, which is during Dallas Total & Gift Market, Jan. 14-20, and the Las Vegas Market, Jan. 18-22. The Atlanta markets and DallasMore »

Last updated: November 6, 2014

The High-End is a Highlight at High Point Market

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HIGH POINT, N.C.– High Point Market saw a refocus on the high-end market, as some vendors said their higher-priced debuts were some of the highlights at the show, which ended yesterday. As long as those items were unique, one of a kind or aspirational, some buyers did not hesitate with high-end products, exhibitors said. AtMore »

Last updated: October 24, 2014