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Dillard’s Q3 Net Climbs in Face of Sales Drop

Dillard’s

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-Dillard’s reported third-quarter net income of $55.2 million, up 8.4 percent, even though the retailer experienced a decline in sales in the quarter, which ended on Nov. 1. Net sales totaled $1.5 billion, down 7.4 percent from last year’s third quarter and including a drop of 1 percent in same-store sales. Home andMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Artel Opens for Business Online

Artel

PRAGUE-Crystal glassware maker Artel is launching its online shop today. The new site, artelshop.com, offers Artel’s best-selling items as well as the opportunity for bespoke pieces from Artel artisans. “For many years we’ve received requests from our customers for ways to shop for our glassware from home, so we are delighted to finally be ableMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Capel Rugs to Unveil New, Relocated AmericasMart Showroom

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.-After many years on the sixth floor, the AmericasMart showroom of Capel Rugs is relocating to the third floor of Building 1, in space 3-C-15. The renovated space will include new flooring and wall treatments for impact. In January, the location will also showcase Capel’s newest designs, including sari silk and contemporary styles, newMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

HFN Deadline for Winter Markets is Nov. 21

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 6-13, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, Jan. 7-10, the Dallas International Lighting Market, Jan. 14-18, which is during Dallas Total & Gift Market, Jan. 14-20, and the Las Vegas Market, Jan. 18-22. The Atlanta markets and DallasMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Zoku Relaunches Website

Zoku

HOBOKEN, N.J.–Zoku has relaunched its website at zokuhome.com. The site showcases its innovative products as well as offers an expanded recipe blog with ideas for homemade food fun. While Zoku’s product line has always focused on kid-centric households, the new website reflects the brand’s expanded new product vision that targets all age groups. Its originalMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Universal Expert Launches Thoughtful Gift Campaign

Universal Expert cutting board

LONDON-Universal Expert by Sebastian Conran’s latest design campaign is called #thoughtthatcounts and focuses on thoughtful, universal gifts, as opposed to “throw-away, generic presents,” the company said. It has launched a social media campaign that encourages consumers to state why they think a Universal Expert tool makes a thoughtful gift. Participants on Facebook, Twitter and PinterestMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Kuhn Rikon Adds Marketing Assistant

Shari Reyna

NOVATO, Calif.–Kuhn Rikon USA has named Shari Reyna to the newly created position of marketing assistant. She reports to Rebecca Arnn, marketing manager of Kuhn Rikon USA. Reyna will be responsible for monitoring social media, creating content and implementing social media strategies. She will also develop, edit and add content to the Kuhn Rikon website,More »

Last updated: November 13, 2014

Capresso Debuts “Did You Know?” Social Media Campaign

Capresso

CLOSTER, N.J.-The Capresso brand of Jura Inc. has launched a campaign on social media titled “Did You Know?” intended to throw the spotlight on the brand’s “superior customer service,” according to a Capresso statement. The campaign features the brand’s training system for Capresso customer service representatives, who is required to master all of the brand’sMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014