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Abbyson Living to Expand at Las Vegas Market

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LOS ANGELES–Abbyson Living said it will introduce 25 outdoor designs, 30 Monica Pedersen designs, 100 lamps and accessories, and 75 living room sets, accent chairs and upholstery leathers in fresh colors at Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Jan. 18-22. The company added that it is currently recruiting for customer service, marketing and account management positions.More »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Newell Rubbermaid Closes Baby Jogger Deal

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ATLANTA-Newell Rubbermaid has completed its acquisition of Baby Jogger Holdings from private equity firm Riverside Co. The purchase price was $210 million. Baby Jogger designs and markets infant and juvenile products focusing on activity strollers and related accessories. A Newell Rubbermaid statement said Baby Jogger is expected to bring in about $90 million in netMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Packed Schedule for Next Month’s Atlanta Market at AmericasMart

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ATLANTA–A full schedule of events is on tap at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, with presentations from such industry experts, television stars and authors as David Tutera, Jamie Durie, Paula Deen, Chef Jeff Mauro and Pantone’s Laurie Pressman, as well as rug-focused programming presented inMore »

Last updated: December 17, 2014

The Rug Company Debuts Rodarte Line

Rodarte’s new Ivy Trellis design

NEW YORK—Fashion brand Rodarte is the newest design collaboration with The Rug Company, which has released four designs from the Los Angeles design team of Kate and Laura Mulleavy. Rodarte is known for its conceptual and ethereal fashion collections, and its four rugs are expressions of the designers’ interest in exploring other art forms, TheMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

Knots Rugs Debuts Persian Knot Rugs

Knots Rugs’ new Skull Rug

NEW YORK—To debut at Domotex and Maison & Objet next month in Europe, the 17th Century Modern rug collection from Knots Rugs consists of four Persian rugs produced in Jaipur, India, — and are the first from the company to be made in a Persian knot. The designs are inspired by the Antique Moghul, HerezMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

‘The Good Wife’ Set Designer to Launch Imax Line

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TULSA, Okla.—Beth Kushnick, the set decorator and designer of such shows as CBS’s “The Good Wife,” has inked a licensing agreement with Imax Corp. Called the BAK Home collection, it will feature timeless and versatile home accessories, lighting and accent furniture and debut at next month’s markets. With BAK Home, Kushnick offers Imax customers aMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Retail Scorecard: Small Appliances

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NEW YORK-Macy’s has a huge number of deals this week. It is offering the KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer and the KitchenAid Architect 5-Quart Stand Mixer each for $349.99; both qualify for an unspecified rebate. The Keurig 2.0 K350 Brewer is available for $149.99, and the Keurig K45 Single Serve Brewer is being sold forMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014

Jackson Furniture to Debut Vegas Showroom

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LAS VEGAS-Jackson Furniture Industries will debut a 15,254 square-foot showroom on the 8th floor of Building B (B-800) at Las Vegas Market next month. Founded in 1933, Jackson Furniture Industries’ portfolio includes sofas, recliners, sectionals, camouflage furniture, lift chairs, accent chairs, tables and rugs. “Looking at the steady progression of resources being added on aMore »

Last updated: December 15, 2014