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ARTS Awards Finalists for 2015 Announced

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have released the finalists for the 26th annual ARTS Awards. To be presented on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the ARTS Awards recognize excellence in manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide in 27 categories, including a newMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Surya Solves Super-Commute Dilemma

Surya Van Pool

CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya’s new carpooling program, which includes a company-supplied van for employees who live far away from company headquarters here, appears to be paying dividends. Since its launch at the beginning of June, the commuting van pool—which picks up employees living in Atlanta and the surrounding areas, roughly 70 miles away—has saved its employees hundredsMore »

Last updated: September 15, 2014

Home Helps as Hudson’s Bay Narrows Q2 Loss

Hudson’s Bay

TORONTO-Hudson’s Bay Co. reported a second-quarter net loss of C$36 million (about $33 million), compared to a second-quarter net loss of C$81 million (about $74 million) last year. The acquisition of Saks, which was closed in November 2013, helped Hudson’s Bay bottom line in the quarter, which ended on Aug. 2. With Saks in theMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

NEW YORK–Macy’s will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month this fall by honoring and hosting in-store events with Latin-American women Jasmine Villegas, Julie Sariñana and Kika Rocha. The events will take place at stores across the country, from Sept. 19 through Oct. 11, giving customers the opportunity to be part of a casual conversation with the threeMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

HGTV’s Property Brothers to Headline at Casual Market

The Property Brothers

CHICAGO–HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” Jonathan and Drew Scott, will give a keynote presentation at the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market, which will take place here next week. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11:30 a.m. Guests can join the Scotts in the Woods International booth, 7-5093, for a meet and greetMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Safavieh to Debut Throw Category, New Rugs, Pillows in New York

Safavieh throw

NEW YORK–Safavieh will step into the decorative throw category at next week’s New York Home Fashions Market, Sept. 15-18, as well as present 250 new rug and pillow designs. The company will show its new collections at its showroom at 902 Broadway. Initially including 50-by-60-inch knotted and woven faux-fur throws, the line is made inMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Kelly Wearstler and Visual Comfort to Launch Lighting Collection

Wearstler

LOS ANGELES–Celebrated interior designer Kelly Wearstler, in partnership with Visual Comfort & Co., will debut a lighting collection during High Point Market in October. Visual Comfort shows in the C&D Building, 2G. Comprising eight collections, including chandeliers, pendants, flush mounts, wall sconces and table and floor lamps, the initial line uses such materials as ceramics,More »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Deadline Approaching for High Point, Tabletop Submissions

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN’s editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October is Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than that date. Images (preferably jpegs, butMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014