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Clarification: Electrolux-branded Small Kitchen Appliances to Launch in U.S.

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LAS VEGAS-Electrolux is debuting its first high-end, Electrolux-branded small kitchen-appliance line in the United States with the launch of its Electrolux Masterpiece collection. Electrolux currently markets a small kitchen-appliance line in the United States under the Frigidaire Professional brand, which launched here in 2011. The grouping, which is slated for availability in August, will consistMore »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

Call for Showroom Information for HFN Textiles Sourcebook

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NEW YORK-HFN is in the process of preparing its NY Home Fashions Sourcebook for the March New York Home Fashions Market. Textiles vendors and the showroom buildings in New York City are invited to send information about changes in showroom locations to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. The deadline for receiving showroom information is Jan.More »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

JCP to Debut Home Catalog in March

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PLANO, Texas-J.C. Penney will launch a catalog that will feature items from its home department in March, the first catalog it has mailed out since 2010. The book will be 120 pages and will be sent to select customers. Responding to press reports, a J.C. Penney spokesperson said this does not represent a return byMore »

Last updated: January 20, 2015

More to See at Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS-Las Vegas Market continued with a positive vibe, as attendees made their way through the three campus buildings to view introductions. At Pacific Coast Lighting, the Axis introduction is a tailored look with an urban feel. The urban look is happening everywhere, said Rick Spicer, vice president of sales, and is not just affectingMore »

Last updated: January 20, 2015

Electrolux-branded Small Kitchen Appliances to Launch in U.S.

Electrolux

LAS VEGAS-Electrolux is debuting its first high-end, Electrolux-branded small kitchen-appliance line in the United States with the launch of its Electrolux Masterpiece collection. The grouping, which is slated for availability in August, will consist of a tabletop blender, an immersion blender and a food processor. The tabletop blender and the food processor will be designedMore »

Last updated: January 21, 2015

Bon-Ton Boosts Holiday Sales; CFO to Retire

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YORK, Pa.-The Bon-Ton Stores posted a gain of 5.3 percent in same-store sales for the nine-week holiday period ending on Jan. 3. In a separate statement, the company also said Keith Plowman, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retire in August. Total sales for the combined months of November and December were $796.4More »

Last updated: January 20, 2015

Cuddledown President Bradley Retires

Chris Bradley

YARMOUTH, Me.-Chris Bradley, president of bedding resource Cuddledown, has retired. Norma Wilkins-Gross, the company’s vice president of merchandising, is succeeding Bradley as president. Bradley became president of Cuddledown in 1988, when he formed an investor group to acquire the company. During his leadership tenure, Cuddledown increased from 10 employees to more than 100 today. ThroughMore »

Last updated: January 20, 2015

Leggett & Platt Names Healy Head of E-Commerce

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CHICAGO-Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group (CPG) announced the appointment of William Healy as e-commerce manager. In this new position, Healy will lead the development and execution of online sales strategies for the company’s growing list of e-commerce retailers and its brick and mortar customers. Prior to joining CPG, Healy served as e-commerce director andMore »

Last updated: January 20, 2015