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Loss Mounts for EveryWare in Q3

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio-Declining sales and rising expenses combined to send EveryWare Global much deeper in the red in the fiscal third quarter ending on Sept. 30. The company posted a net loss of $49.9 million, compared to its third-quarter net loss of $1.1 million one year ago. Sam Solomon, EveryWare’s CEO, said the results “reflect theMore »

Last updated: November 17, 2014

NY Now Highlights New and Expanded Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-New, returning and expanding exhibitors are fueling increased enthusiasm for the winter 2015 edition of NY Now, said show owner and organizer Emerald Expositions. “NY Now’s 2,800+ exhibitors will include an anticipated 400 new companies for the winter 2015 edition, with newcomers representing both first-time participants, as well as companies returning to NYMore »

Last updated: November 17, 2014

October Retail Sales Point to Strong Holiday Season

Census Bureau

WASHINGTON-U.S. retail sales in October, whose figures were issued this morning by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, provided an indication that this holiday shopping season could be a strong one, according to the National Retail Federation. The Census Bureau said total retail sales finished last month at an adjusted total of $444.5 billion, upMore »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Wolf Gourmet Housewares Line Launched

Wolf Gourmet

NEW YORK-Sub-Zero Group, parent of the Wolf Appliance brand, and Hamilton Beach debuted the Wolf Gourmet brand of kitchen products at an event here last night. The collection includes a 10-piece cookware set, a six-piece cutlery set (including kitchen scissors and honing steel), a countertop oven, a blender and two- and four-slice toasters. The productsMore »

Last updated: November 17, 2014

New Showrooms, Educational and Social Activities for Dallas Lighting Market

The Dallas International Lighting Market Opens Today

DALLAS–Lighting professionals who kick off 2015 at the Dallas International Lighting Market will see many new and relocated showrooms, as well as the opportunity to attend events both educational and social. The 26th annual ARTS Awards will also take place, on the Friday of the show. In the lighting category, new showrooms include: Blackjack LightingMore »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Cook’s Illustrated Recommends Baking Products

Harold Import _Lasagna pan

NEW YORK-Several bakeware companies have earned “recommended” or “highly recommended” marks in Cook’s Illustrated’s current online buying guide. Each product on the list earned its way through the extensive product testing for which Cook’s Illustrated is known. Among the “highly recommended” products are the Nordic Ware Platinum Collection Anniversary Bundt Pan, Harold Import Company’s porcelainMore »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Kaleen Releases its Second Catalog for 2014

Kaleen’s newest catalog

DALTON, Ga.-Kaleen has just released its second catalog for 2014, a more-than-650-page book that showcases the company’s expansion and rebranding over the past year, and the more than 10 new collections and four existing collection expansions that have been added. The newest catalog includes photography for every rug design, including runners, round and square rugs.More »

Last updated: November 14, 2014

Celebrity Designers: Star Power

Donny Osmond

The sparkle and intrigue of the world of celebrity designers never seem to fade. New, trendy designers are consistently joining the ranks of well-known home furnishings designers. At the same time, famous designers who have stood the test of time continue to create, inspire—and expand their licensing agreements. Here, we spotlight some of our favoriteMore »

Last updated: November 13, 2014