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Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

Kas Rugs Unveils its 2014 Look Book

Kas Rugs’ new Look Book

SOMERSET, N.J.–Kas Rugs has unveiled its latest catalog, reflecting new features as well as details on the Kas brand story and stories about licensed designers Bob Mackie and Donny Osmond. At 238 pages, the bound book is larger than its previous catalogs. It’s the company’s first fashion-forward look book and includes its newest product categories—pillowsMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

CEO Campbell to Leave Sears Canada

Douglas Campbell

TORONTO-Douglas Campbell, Sears Canada’s president and CEO, said he will leave the retailer by the end of this calendar year. Campbell told the company that he is leaving to return to the United States, “to tend to personal family issues,” according to a company statement. Sears Canada’s board will begin to search for his successorMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Bed Bath Stock Spikes

Bed Bath & Beyond

NEW YORK-Bed Bath & Beyond enjoyed a healthy gain in its stock price in yesterday’s trading on the NASDAQ market. The increase came on the heels of Bed Bath’s second quarter report, which revealed that its second-quarter net income fell by 10.2 percent. In overnight trading, the retailer’s stock price rose from its Sept. 23More »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

ELK’s Dimond Lighting and Lazy Susan to Merge

ELK Group International

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–Two of ELK Group International’s brands—Dimond Lighting and Lazy Susan—will begin the transition into a single brand called Dimond Home. The move will combine the strengths of both companies to become a single-source provider of designer lighting, home decor and accent furniture, ELK said in a statement. Eventually, the two brands will have consolidatedMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Newell Rubbermaid to Open Global E-commerce Hub in NYC

Newell Rubbermaid

ATLANTA-Newell Rubbermaid said it will create a global e-commerce office in New York City by the end of the first fiscal quarter of 2015. According to a company statement, the office is intended to expand Newell Rubbermaid’s e-commerce business and accelerate the company’s online revenue growth throughout the world. Mark Tarchetti, the company’s chief developmentMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Gala Shifts to Friday

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–This upcoming ARTS Awards, presented by ART and Dallas Market Center, will take place on Friday, Jan. 16, rather than the traditional Saturday date pattern. The awards take place each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. “We shifted the ARTS Awards toMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Company C to Support Breast Cancer Org

Company C

CONCORD, N.H.–During High Point Market, Company C will raise money for the Pretty In Pink Foundation (PIPF), a North Carolina-based breast cancer organization that offers uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients financial assistance. Company C will have a photo booth set up on the mezzanine level of the Suites at Market Square, and attendees areMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014