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ELK Expands LED Focus with Alico Acquisition

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–ELK Group International has finalized its purchase of certain assets of Toronto-based Alico Lighting, an acquisition that was made through ELK’s sister corporation, LED Lighting North America Inc. The purchase expands ELK’s LED portfolio, and Alico’s exclusive Zee-LED lighting systems will be a core focus for the combined entity, ELK said. Alico is knownMore »

Last updated: September 8, 2014

Dallas Market Center Releases Future Dates

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has released the dates for its Total Home & Gift Markets and International Lighting Markets through the year 2018. The market dates are consistent with its practice to follow the Atlanta market in January and lead the summer show cycle as the first market in June. “Dallas Market Center has a long-standingMore »

Last updated: September 4, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline Extended

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. It is now Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than thatMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Biarsky Named Generation Brands’ Regional Sales Manager

Gary Biarsky

SKOKIE, Ill.–Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans and Sea Gull Lighting—three brands under parent company Generation Brands—have appointed Gary Biarsky to the newly created position of central U.S. and western Canada regional sales manager. He reports to Greg Vandia, vice president of sales, Generation Brands and is based out of Dallas. In his new role, Biarsky isMore »

Last updated: August 26, 2014

Blog: What’s Happening at NY Now

Sus

NEW YORK–A positive vibe is running through the Jacob K. Javits Center here, where NY Now is taking place this week. Etsy is debuting Etsy Wholesale, its new online wholesale division that launched earlier this month, and about 20 manufacturers in the program are highlighted along the corridor leading to the Handmade Designer Maker areaMore »

Last updated: August 19, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline: Sept. 5

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has started collecting new product information and high-resolution images for its editorial show coverage of High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than Friday, Sept. 5. Images (preferably jpegs, but weMore »

Last updated: August 12, 2014

Young Designers in NY Now Spotlight

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Two special programs will showcase emerging designers at NY Now later this month. Two young companies—J R Meyer Lighting of Norwich, Vt., and Above The Fray from Bangkok, Thailand—will participate in their first wholesale market as part of The Emerging Designer Maker Platform in the show’s Handmade collection. And within Accent on Design,More »

Last updated: August 8, 2014

Dallas Market Center Well “Liked”

Dallas Market Center Facebook

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center said this week it surpassed 20,000 “Likes” on its Facebook page. The Facebook page serves as a resource for buyers, exhibitors and fans covering a range of industries including home, gift, gourmet, fashion and much more. The platform provides opportunities to share trends, showcase product offerings, facilitate the exchange of ideas andMore »

Last updated: August 7, 2014