Second Avenue Capital Partners has provided a $35 million senior secured credit facility to a joint venture of Marquee Brands and CSC Generation in support of their newly acquired kitchenware retailer Sur La Table. Proceeds from the transaction are being used to provide additional working capital and support growth.
The Dallas Market Center said that more than 95% of permanent showrooms will be open for all of its August markets including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, to be held August 19-25.
Gretchen Dexter’s understanding of building brands, product selection and marketing opportunities, said vendors, are just a few of the reasons the buyer and vendor manager at Springfield, MO-based Everything Kitchens has been named a 2020 Impact Merchant.
Sur La Table is reportedly preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing as the coronavirus pandemic forced the retailer to shutter its stores and cancel cooking classes, according to a report via Bloomberg News.
After a seven-year career as a buyer for Target, Angela Skogen decided to take the skills she learned and head back home, opening Cooks On Main in Williston, ND, in 2010.
International Market Centers (IMC) will launch the First Look Summer Focus: 2020 Vision at the upcoming summer Las Vegas Market, scheduled to be held July 28 to August 1.
AmericasMart has added a new Boutique Luxe category, an expanded Body & Soul Luxe category and more than 300 new exhibitors for the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The market is scheduled to be held July 10 to 14.
The Dallas Market Center is putting an emphasis on a complete market experience at the upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market with new events, showrooms and other enhancements. The market is scheduled to take place from January 16 to 22, 2019.
The Las Vegas Market has opened registration for the winter 2019 edition of the show, which is slated to run from January 27 to 31, 2019.
The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.
Buyers from the U.S. and around the globe attending the summer Las Vegas Market had 54 new permanent showrooms, several major expansions, nearly 150 new-to-market exhibitors and numerous show-only specials to engage them with product introductions, trending designs and West Coast exclusives, said show host International Market Centers.