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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

IMC Files for IPO

IMC

HIGH POINT, N.C.-International Market Centers, parent company of both the High Point Market Authority and World Market Center Las Vegas, has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the filing, IMC hopes to raise about $200 million from the offering, which it intends to use to payMore »

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

NY Now Sets Seminar Schedule

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now has established its schedule of seminars and events for the winter show, slated for Jan. 31-Feb. 4 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The schedule will encompass four seminar “tracks”—Handmade, Home, Lifestyle and New! Ideas—designed to complement the show’s four collections. Nearly 40 sessions will takeMore »

Last updated: November 7, 2014

Urban Expositions Tabs Muller as EVP

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Courtney Muller has been named executive vice president of Urban Expositions, a newly created position for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Muller oversees much of the company’s day-to-day management, and seeks out new acquisitions, launches and partnerships. She reports to Urban Expositions’ partners, Doug Miller, president, and Tim Von Gal, chief operatingMore »

Last updated: November 5, 2014

WestPoint Home Q3 Net Up 300 Percent

WestPoint Home Restructures, Slims Executive Staff

NEW YORK-Increased sales volume and a wary eye on expenses helped WestPoint Home to a 300 percent gain in third-quarter net income, to $4 million. Net sales rose 2.2 percent to $46 million in the quarter, which ended on Sept. 30. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by Icahn Enterprises,More »

Last updated: November 5, 2014

Portico’s Zaroff to Keynote HFPA Meeting

Marci Zaroff

NEW YORK-Marci Zaroff, president of Portico Brands, will deliver the keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the Home Fashion Products Association on Nov. 13. Zaroff’s presentation is titled “Sustainable Style: Driving Fashion Forward in the 21st Century.” It will focus on how consumers are seeking products and brands “that speak to both value andMore »

Last updated: November 4, 2014

Progressive Business Media Acquires HFN and Related Print and Digital Properties

HFN

NEW YORK – HFN the most prestigious and longest-running business magazine for the home furnishings and housewares industry has been purchased by Progressive Business Media. The brand joins the PBM portfolio of business media properties specializing in the home industry, including Furniture/Today, Home & Textiles Today, Casual Living, Home Accents Today, and Gifts & DecorativeMore »

Last updated: November 6, 2014