International Market Centers has announced that it is continuing to build its roster of home accessories exhibitors in the High Point, NC, International Home Furnishings Center building. Accessories floors 2, 3 and 4, have undergone comprehensive remerchandising, the organization noted, and continue to add tenants.
Monday March 30th, 2015 - 11:44AM
Adesso Inc. was part of the home decor exhibitor lineup at the International Home + Housewares Show earlier this month. However, the company, best known for lighting, showcased a range of products at the Chicago event, with organizational items getting conspicuous placement at its booth.
Friday March 27th, 2015 - 10:55AM
For the summer 2015 launch of Discoveries– The Antique Vintage Marketplace, Las Vegas Market has secured three key anchor exhibitors and forged a partnership with veteran antique fair organizer Arbor Antiques Services, according to show host International Market Centers. The new, immediate-delivery marketplace for antique, vintage and one-of-a-kind resources debuts during the August 2 to 5 Summer Las Vegas Market.
Wednesday March 25th, 2015 - 11:53AM
For the quarter ended January 31, The Michaels Cos. posted net income of $157 million, or 75 cents per diluted share, versus $133 million, or 74 cents per diluted share, in the period last year. Adjusted net income was $157 million, or 75 cents per diluted share, compared to $142 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.
Friday March 20th, 2015 - 11:52AM
With the Spring High Point Market coming up, the High Point Market Authority has let its 2015 Style Spotters loose to spy out key trends in home furnishings. The market, held in High Point, NC, runs from April 18 to 23.
Thursday March 19th, 2015 - 6:06PM
The Las Vegas Market's Book the Block promotion is providing chances to win prizes for making reservations to attend the Summer Las Vegas Market, August 2 to 6, show host International Market Centers has announced. The contest is open to Summer Las Vegas Market participants, with prizes awarded from March until July.
Thursday March 19th, 2015 - 5:07PM
Lava Lite is using social media to demonstrate the party merits of its Party Mixer. The company has posted a YouTube video that provides a quick look at how consumers can enhance the atmosphere of a gathering using the Party Mixer.
Wednesday March 18th, 2015 - 7:26PM
Ikea is launching the Nipprig collection as a limited product line that showcases a creative collaboration between Ikea and local craftspeople in Vietnam and Indonesia, the retailer announced. The collection employs renewable natural resources, the company noted, and draws upon traditional weaving techniques.
Tuesday March 17th, 2015 - 2:09PM
The board of directors of EveryWare Global, Inc. has announced the appointment of company president and CEO Sam Solomon as a member of the board of directors.
Monday March 16th, 2015 - 4:13PM
Dorel Industries Inc. has announced that adjusted revenue for its fourth quarter came in at $701.6 million, up 10.7% from the year-earlier period, and that adjusted net income for the fourth quarter was $11 million, or 34 cents per diluted share, versus $12.1 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, in the 2013 quarter. Reported net loss for the fourth quarter was $80.7 million, or $2.50 per diluted share, versus reported net income of $11 million, or 34 cents per diluted share, in the period a year ago.
Monday March 16th, 2015 - 2:50PM
WithIt, the women’s leadership development network in home and furnishings, has announced the keynote speaker for its 2015 conference to be held from Monday, August 17 through Wednesday, August 19, at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. In all, the WithIt Conference 2015 will showcase more than 20 speakers during the course of the three-day event.
Monday March 16th, 2015 - 11:54AM
Wayfair Inc. has announced the winners of its Trade Tastemaker Awards in partnership with interior designers Candice Olson, Jeffrey Alan Marks and Windsor Smith. The e-commerce retailer stated that the awards highlight rising talent in home furnishings design.
Monday March 16th, 2015 - 11:35AM
Emerald Expositions has promoted Nicole Climent, a nine-year trade show veteran, to sales manager for two sections of the Handmade collection of NY Now.
Friday March 13th, 2015 - 11:00AM
Net income for the fourth quarter ended January 31, Kirkland's Inc. reported, was $15.6 million, or 87 cents per diluted share, compared to $12.3 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, in the year-prior period. Comparable store sales, including e-commerce sales, gained 8.2% versus last year's quarter, the company noted.
Thursday March 12th, 2015 - 12:59PM
At the upcoming Spring High Point Market, SALON will once again house design-focused, fashion-forward companies and their innovative designs, according to International Market Centers. Launched in 2010, SALON is a curated environment in the Market Square building, that will offer more than 50 exhibitors of furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textiles and decorative accessories, according to IMC, which operates the majority of the key buildings in the High Point, NC market district.
Wednesday March 11th, 2015 - 1:48PM
SOI looks to brighten its prospects at the Housewares Show with a newly introduced Handbag Light.
Sunday March 8th, 2015 - 5:55PM
Among its new product presentations at the International Home + Housewares Show, Viatek Consumer Products Group is introducing Night Stars Landscape Lights in a bid to brighten up yards and other gathering places. Viatek asserts that Night Stars Pro Series Landscape Lights are decorative illumination ideal for both indoor and outdoor use.
Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 5:00PM
The March 2 issue of HomeWorld Business explores the increasingly critical, and sometimes controversial, role of social media marketing, including efforts to influence product reviews and ratings.
Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 2:31PM
Boston Warehouse has two booths at the International Home + Housewares Show, here. In booth S1506, it will showcase hydration and serveware, while in booth S1607, it will highlight new wire items, such as girls night out themed cork holders, lazy susans and buffet caddies.
Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 2:29PM
Mark Feldstein & Associates and the licensing company for Peanuts characters struck a deal that has resulted in a line of clocks and nightlights, the company has announced. The clocks feature iconic characters including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus and Lucy.
Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 2:08PM
Household Essentials will debut its Hinge It Decorative Door Accents at the International Home + Housewares Show.
Thursday March 5th, 2015 - 3:30PM
International Market Centers has announced that it is bringing a new series of design and trend-focused educational programming to High Point this April. The Spring High Point Market, which runs from April 18 to 23, will offer attendees a seminar lineup that provides opportunities to learn from and connect with many of the industry’s leading designers and get ahead of the curve on industry trends, according to IMC.
Wednesday March 4th, 2015 - 10:20AM
Kate Spade has announced the expansion of its home category and will expand its license with Lenox Corporation, introducing a housewares collection called All in Good Taste.
Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 - 1:09PM
International Market Centers has announced that 25 gourmet and specialty housewares brands have confirmed their intention to participate in the launch of the new World Market Center Las Vegas permanent showroom floor dedicated to gourmet products, including housewares, tabletop and specialty food. C-11 will debut at the Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market, August 2 to 6, 2015.
Thursday February 26th, 2015 - 5:44PM
April is going to be a big month for Ikea, as it is introducing an array of home furnishings and housewares items including the 365+ Collection. New products are designed to make everyday life a little bit better, Ikea indicated.
Wednesday February 25th, 2015 - 3:22PM
Lifetime Brands, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to purchase the operating assets and to assume certain liabilities of Reed & Barton Corporation, which has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Monday February 23rd, 2015 - 5:15PM
Ikea is submitting final plans to the city of Joliet, IL, that would advance the development of its previously approved Midwestern distribution center, the retailer announced on Thursday.
Thursday February 19th, 2015 - 9:27AM
Mark Feldstein & Associates, Inc. and the licensing company for Peanuts characters have struck a deal that will produce a clock line and nightlights. With the agreement between MFA and Peanuts Worldwide LLC comes the rollout of the timepiece line including 8-inch wall/desktop sound clocks, alarm clocks, cuckoo clocks and LED nightlights.
Wednesday February 18th, 2015 - 12:56PM
Adesso Inc. is returning to the International Home + Housewares Show with a range of new products including coat racks and portable lighting. The company will round out its presentation with mirrors and accent furniture.
Tuesday February 17th, 2015 - 2:10PM
LumiSource is debuting a range of new products including the Vintage Flair chair, an upholstered piece over slender walnut legs that enhance its mid-century modern look. The chair comes in green, blue and medium brown.
Tuesday February 17th, 2015 - 12:52PM
Ace Hardware Corp. has launched a same-day delivery program in select pilot stores, the company announced. Express Delivery gives customers the chance to order online from acehardware.com and have their purchases delivered from a neighborhood Ace the same day, the company stated.
Tuesday February 17th, 2015 - 12:17PM
Consumers spent more than $47 billion on small appliances, non-electric housewares, and home textiles/fashions in 2014, according to The NPD Group. The nearly half a billion dollar increase in spending, a 1% advance over 2013 home-product sales, continued the growth trajectory resumed in 2013, the market research firm stated, when the industry grew by 4%.
Wednesday February 11th, 2015 - 11:36AM
Organize-It has launched a new Closet Design website to highlight its expanding closet services offered, the retailer announced.
Tuesday February 10th, 2015 - 11:46AM
For the fiscal year ended January 31, Kirkland's, Inc. posted a net sales increase of 10.2% to $507.6 million, the company announced. Comparable store sales, including e-commerce results, increased 6.1% versus fiscal 2013, stated the retailer.
Friday February 6th, 2015 - 11:53AM
Kirkland's, Inc. has appointed Mike Madden, currently president and COO, president and CEO. A the same time, the company stated that it named Adam Holland, most recently vp/finance and chief accounting officer, vp and CFO.
Thursday February 5th, 2015 - 9:53AM
Macy’s and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia announced the launch of Whim, an exclusive bedding and dinnerware collection from Martha Stewart available on Macys.com and in select Macy’s stores starting March 2015.
Wednesday February 4th, 2015 - 12:34PM
According to co-sponsor International Market Centers, the third annual CEO Summit, run in conjunction with the Winter Las Vegas Market, offered a unique opportunity to network with peers across multiple industry platforms. With partner Eller Enterprises, the summit provided a forum for discussing issues facing the industry today, as well as learning opportunities directly applicable to businesses, IMC stated.
Wednesday February 4th, 2015 - 10:42AM
The Winter Las Vegas Market Market, which ran from January 18 through January 22, enjoyed the highest attendance numbers in the event's nearly 10-year history, according to host International Market Centers. Overall growth was 11% from the winter 2014 show, IMC reported, and the gift and home décor segment experienced a 21% attendance gain.
Monday February 2nd, 2015 - 9:54AM
Five companies won the winter 2015 edition of NY Now's semi-annual Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares Best New Product Awards, with Sagaform’s Mini Greenhouse Planter recognized as “Best of Market.”
Friday January 30th, 2015 - 11:45AM
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.-operated PBteen has announced an exclusive collaboration with Kelly Slater, the 11-time world surfing champion. The home furnishings collection will consist of sustainable materials and recycled fabrics, the company stated.
Thursday January 29th, 2015 - 1:26PM
The Yankee Candle Co. is launching its spring 2015 fragrances in both its classic jar form and in the new Pure Radiance line. Each of the 10 new fragrances offers a fresh way to experience something of the approaching spring season from the comfort of home, the company stated.
Wednesday January 28th, 2015 - 1:01PM
In fiscal 2014, the Ikea Group announced that comparable store sales in the United States increased by 4.2%. Total sales including e-commerce gained 5.4%, according to the company.
Wednesday January 28th, 2015 - 9:54AM
Wayfair has appointed Robert James (Bob) Gamgort to the company’s board of directors. He currently serves as CEO of Pinnacle Foods Inc. and previously served as president for Mars Incorporated.
Wednesday January 28th, 2015 - 9:15AM
Digital content creator and provider OwnZones has partnered with celebrity designer Jennifer Adams to create an online channel dedicated to luxury home décor on a budget and do-it-yourself projects, the company noted. Adams' channel joins a lineup that includes fitness and nutrition expert Obi Obadike, and celebrity chef and Food Network star Aarti Sequeira.
Tuesday January 27th, 2015 - 10:48AM
NY Now management announced a new buyer promotion and new features for the show's mobile app, said to "enhance the onsite market experience" for buyers and suppliers at the winter 2015 edition of held January 31 to February 4, at New York City’s Javits Convention Center.
Friday January 23rd, 2015 - 1:42PM
At the Winter Las Vegas Market this week, South Shore Furniture introduced the seven-piece Reevo bedroom collection. The collection was one of several initiatives that the company debuted at the show, including the rollout of a new South Shore finish, Soft Grey.
Thursday January 22nd, 2015 - 11:05AM
Las Vegas Market has announced that six furniture, gift and home décor firms— Bison Book Binding, Cozy Nomad Designs, Dogberry Collections, Joybird Furniture, Karma Living, and Vital Industries— received Best Booth awards at the winter 2015 market. The show, which began on Sunday, closes today.
Thursday January 22nd, 2015 - 9:34AM
At the Winter Las Vegas Market, which continues today, Office Star Products introduced participants to a new and evolving style of product presentation in its showroom, one that emphasized the design-based appeal of the company's residential furniture portfolio. The company also previewed a range of accent furniture that demonstrated its attention to developing trends.
Tuesday January 20th, 2015 - 10:17PM
Fresh from a management buyout of the company, Bush Industries arrived at the Las Vegas Winter Market to give participants a first look at several new furniture collections. It also previewed new finishes in a range of popular product lines including Cabot and Kathy Ireland Worldwide Volcano Dusk at the show, which began Sunday and continues today.
Tuesday January 20th, 2015 - 10:20AM
Design Ideas announced that it has assumed wholesale distribution of the Thailand-based brand Qualy in both the U.S. and Canada. Qualy is known for its kitchenware, serveware, and home organization products made of 100% recycled plastic.
Monday January 19th, 2015 - 10:28AM
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