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SodaStream Survey: Americans Can Be Encouraged to Drink More Water

SodaStream

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.-While a significant percentage of U.S. consumers quench their thirst with a beverage other than water, many of them can be encouraged to drink more water, according to a study conducted for SodaStream by consulting firm Northstar. The survey is part of SodaStream’s shift in its marketing focus toward health and wellness, whichMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Surya Raises More Than $69K for its Miles for Meals Campaign

Tiwari Surya

CALHOUN, Ga.-Through its third-annual Miles for Meals campaign, Surya has raised $69,603—83 percent more than last year’s campaign—for Akshaya Patra, an NGO-run meal program in Northern India that provides daily hot lunches to thousands of school children. The amount of money raised will be able to provide daily lunches to more than 4,600 school childrenMore »

Last updated: November 12, 2014

Wayfair Q3 Revenue and Loss Skyrocket

Wayfair.com

BOSTON-Fueled by a huge gain in its direct-retail business, Wayfair posted net revenue of $336.2 million, up a resounding 41.7 percent, in its fiscal third quarter ending on Sept. 30. Wayfair’s net loss nearly quadrupled in the quarter, to $28.9 million, compared to a net loss of $7.7 million in last year’s third quarter. ThisMore »

Last updated: November 11, 2014

Retail Import Volume Rises; West Coast Ports Face Possible Shutdown

Container Port

WASHINGTON-With retailers rushing to fill their shelves in the face of a potential shutdown of West Coast ports, import volume at the nation’s major container ports is projected to continue upward this month, according to the most recent Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. The report is predicting thatMore »

Last updated: November 11, 2014

Bon-Ton Partners with Mario Lopez to Support Boys & Girls Clubs

Mario Lopez

MILWAUKEE-The Bon-Ton Stores, including the Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers, announced its second annual partnership with Mario Lopez in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the nation’s largest building-centered, youth-focused provider of after-school programs. The Give the Gift of a Great Future campaign kicked off on Oct. 1 andMore »

Last updated: November 11, 2014

Michael Aram, Ligne Roset to be Honored by Museum of Arts and Design

Michael Aram

NEW YORK-Michael Aram, artist and founder of Michael Aram Inc., and furniture company Ligne Roset will be among those honored this evening by New York’s Museum of Arts and Design for contributions in the art, craft and design industries. “It’s an honor for the museum to award such leaders and creators, who epitomize MAD’s commitmentMore »

Last updated: November 11, 2014

New Rug Showrooms at AmericasMart

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta recently announced a slew of new and relocated showrooms, which included several rug exhibitors. They will all be unveiled at January’s Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. After years on the sixth floor, Capel Rugs will relocate its showroom within Building 1, moving to 3-C-15,More »

Last updated: November 11, 2014

The Rug Company, Diane von Furstenberg Celebrate More Than 10 Years Together

The Rug Company’s Python Glory

NEW YORK-The Rug Company and renown designer Diane von Furstenberg will celebrate their collaboration of more than ten years with an event tonight at The Rug Company’s location here, where they will debut von Furstenberg’s newest designs for the company: three interpretations of the designer’s iconic animal prints. Handknotted in Nepal using Tibetan wool yarns,More »

Last updated: November 11, 2014