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Hinkley to Unveil 350 Designs, Largest Catalog

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CLEVELAND—At next month’s Dallas International Lighting Market, Hinkley Lighting will unveil more than 350 lighting designs, along with its largest and most innovative catalog in the company’s 93-year history. The 2015-2016 catalog is 764 pages; the 2013-2014 catalog was 620 pages. The company will also host its annual Hinkley Rocks cocktail party on Friday, Jan.More »

Last updated: December 18, 2014

Raymour & Flanigan Selects TD Bank for Credit Card Program

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MAHWAH, N.J.–TD Bank announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide a new branded private label credit card program for Raymour & Flanigan Furniture. The new Raymour & Flanigan card launched this week in the family-owned retailer’s 94 full-line showrooms, 11 clearance centers and online business. Under the agreement, TD’s Retail CardMore »

Last updated: December 17, 2014

Vitamix Debuts ‘Engineered to Change Your Life’ Campaign

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CLEVELAND-Vitamix has launched the “Engineered to Change Your Life” campaign, a fully integrated marketing and advertising campaign that includes television, digital, social media and print. The new effort presents stories revolving around how Vitamix blenders can play a role in helping consumers improve their health and well-being. Four commercials and digital videos address what theMore »

Last updated: December 17, 2014

Hamilton Beach Acquires Weston Products

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RICHMOND, Va.-Hamilton Beach Brands has swung a deal to acquire Weston Products from Highgate Capital, an investment firm. Weston Products will become Weston Brands under Hamilton Beach. The company offers specialty food-processing products, including appliances and accessories under the Weston brand and private-label brands for consumers who are hunters, gardeners and food enthusiasts interested inMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

IHRA’s Grob to Receive Gift For Life Award

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ROSEMONT, Ill.-John Grob, chairman of the International Housewares Representatives Association, will receive the Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award from Gift for Life during the organization’s Party for Life on Feb. 2 in New York City. Grob is the founder of J. Grob Associates, whose lines include upscale housewares and gift supplies. He is a memberMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

New Advisory Panel for Gourmet Catalog

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DALLAS-Gourmet Catalog & Buying Group has a new advisory panel for 2015. The advisory panel members are liaisons for Gourmet Catalog, assisting in continuing its growth and strength in the housewares industry. Members include: Jennifer Baron, A Cook’s Companion, Brooklyn, N.Y. Mary Moore and Gregg Smith, The Cook’s Warehouse, Atlanta, Ga. Chris Wiedemer, Cooks World,More »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Joss & Main Teams With Disney for Into the Woods Collection

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BOSTON–Disney’s “Into the Woods” is Joss & Main’s latest inspiration for a curated collection of furniture and decor for the home. An exclusive pre-sale will debut on Dec. 18. The entire collection will launch on Dec. 25. Joss & Main’s exclusive collection encompasses a wide range of furniture and decor, from velvet club chairs andMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Mary Jurek Design to Launch Las Vegas Showroom

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TORRANCE, Calif.-Mary Jurek Design will launch a showroom at Las Vegas Market next month, located at C156. Founded in 1998, Mary Jurek Design is known for luxury stainless steel tableware, such as the Santa Fe collection. “Our specialty tabletop category is growing and with the addition of designers like Mary Jurek, the Winter 2015 showMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014