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Speakers Sought for High Point Market

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) is now accepting submissions for speakers in its Retailer Resource Center (RRC) at High Point Market in October. Seminars are scheduled Oct. 18-21. Popular seminar topics include digital/online and mobile strategies, social media, advertising and marketing, sales and sales training, retail operations and logistics, retail trends andMore »

Last updated: July 29, 2014

Flos Names VP for Architectural Division

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NEW YORK–Lighting company Flos has named Jim Toole vice president and general manager of the Flos architectural division in the U.S., a new position at the company. Toole, who reports to Jan Vingerhoets, CEO of Flos USA, most recently served as director of specification product sales at Cooper Lighting. “At Flos, we have robust architecturalMore »

Last updated: July 18, 2014

ARTS Awards Nomination Deadline is August 1

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DALLAS–The deadline to submit nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide, is Friday, August 1. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. The categories in the manufacturer awards are accent furniture, area rugs, green award,More »

Last updated: July 16, 2014

Safavieh to Enter Fixed Lighting Category

From Safavieh’s new fixed lighting line

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh delves into the lighting fixture category, debuting its initial line of 65 items at the upcoming Las Vegas Market. The company shows in Building A, A-101, at World Market Center. The line will include chandeliers, pendants, ceiling lights and coordinating sconces, and be constructed of such materials as chrome, brass and brassMore »

Last updated: July 15, 2014

Designers to Discuss Trends in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS-New trends in home furnishings will be discussed by designers Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer and Timothy Corrigan during an Ahead of the Curve event at Las Vegas Market later this month. The panel discussion will be moderated by “Today” contributor Susanna Salk and will take place on Tuesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. inMore »

Last updated: July 9, 2014

Crystorama Launches Designer Style Contest on Facebook

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WESTBURY, N.Y.–Crystorama launched its Designer Style contest on Facebook this week, where lighting designers can compete for a starring role in a Crystorama print advertisement and $500. The second-place winner will receive $300 and third place $100. The sales representative who covers the territory where the first-place winner is located will receive $200. To enter,More »

Last updated: July 3, 2014

Dallas Announces Best Visual Presentation Award Winners

Dallas Housewares & Gourmet, Total Home & Gift Markets Open

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center’s best visual presentation award winners for the recently completed June Total Home & Gift Market have been presented, recognizing the exhibitors with fresh, innovative and creative displays. They are, by building and category: World Trade Center (WTC) 2nd floor – Donald McEvoy Ltd. 3rd floor – Park Hill Collections, LLC 4th floorMore »

Last updated: June 26, 2014

Sixteen Exhibitors to Participate in ART Card Program in Atlanta

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Sixteen exhibitors—including a new vendor in Atlanta, Go Home—will participate in ART’s ART card program at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market next month. Member retailers are able to take advantage of these promotions and services, listed below, when they show their ART card at the time of ordering. The following offersMore »

Last updated: June 24, 2014