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Jaipur to Offer Vegetarian Lunches during Market

Jaipur

ATLANTA–During High Point Market, which starts this Saturday, Jaipur will be offering attendees catered lunch in its showroom (Showplace, 3300). Menu items will change daily and will include vegetable and cheese quesadillas, vegetable stuffed portabella mushrooms, roasted fall root vegetables and eggplant parm, while snacks will include vanilla creme puffs, banana pudding, tiramisu and brownies.More »

Last updated: October 14, 2014

Marvin Ellison to be J.C. Penney President/CEO

Marvin Ellison

PLANO, Texas–J.C. Penney has appointed Marvin Ellison, currently executive vice president of stores at Home Depot, as president and CEO-designee, effective Nov. 1. He will also join the Board of Directors at that time. Ellison will succeed Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III, as CEO of J.C. Penney on Aug. 1, 2015. At that time, UllmanMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Twin-Star International Purchases Bell’O International Corporation

Twin-Star International

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.-Twin-Star International has completed the purchase of Bell’O International Corporation, maker of audio-visual furniture and accessories. Included in the purchase is the Bell’O Digital brand, which produces consumer electronic accessories such as digital headphones, AV cables, TV mounting brackets and power surge protection devices. Under a licensed agreement with mattress powerhouse, Serta, Bell’OMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Vietnamese Manufacturers to Show at High Point Market

Vietrade

HO CHI MINH CITY–Vietrade, the international trade development arm of the Vietnamese Government, has selected 11 manufacturers to exhibit at the upcoming High Point Market at the Pavilions on Main in the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC), in spaces M328 and M336-339. High Point Market takes place Oct. 18-23. The showcase is intended to reachMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Programs

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The winter 2015 edition of NY Now will offer its exhibitors an expanded Market Readiness program featuring a series of nine free, pre-market on-demand webinars and free, at-market 15-minute business consultations.  The multi-part series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address booth display, tradeshow operations, marketing andMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Surya Releases Fall 2014 Catalog

Surya Fall 2014 Catalog

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya’s fall 2014 catalog has been released and features more than 7,000 coordinating home accessories, including the company’s newest category, bedding, and an expanded lighting section. Laid out in an easy-to-navigate format, the catalog is more than 750 pages with more than $100 million of product inventory in multiple categories, including bedding, lighting, rugs,More »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Capel Rugs Holding ‘Selfie’ Photo Contest During High Point Market

Capel Rugs

TROY, N.C.–Retailers, designers and other buyers shopping the Capel Rugs showroom during High Point Market will have a chance to win an 8-by-11 rug during Capel’s first-ever ‘Selfie’ photo contest. High Point Market starts this Saturday, Oct. 18. To enter the contest, showroom visitors can first find their favorite rug introduction in the Capel showroomMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

High Point Market Authority Targets Retailers

Tom Conley

The High Point Market Authority has done its most extensive marketing ever to attract retailers to this month’s event. HPMA CEO Tom Conley said his organization has taken a three-tiered approach, for the first time, to drive retailers to the fall market. The HPMA is utilizing direct mail, e-mail and a two-pronged telemarketing effort toMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014