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KitchenAid Premieres Inspirational Content Hub

KitchenAid, alongside Idea Farmer, has premiered an original short film, “The Possibilities Of Honey,” available to watch on the brand’s new content hub, KitchenAid Stories.

Retail
Michaels Unveils Two New Concept Stores

Michaels recently transformed two existing hometown retail locations as part of a larger strategy to reimagine the optimal maker shopping experience. Customers in the North Texas suburbs of McKinney and Plano can expect an entirely new look and feel when they visit their local store.

Retail
Michaels Names Buchanan President/CEO

Michaels has tapped Ashley Buchanan, an experienced retail executive from Walmart, as the retailer’s president and chief executive officer designate and appointed him to the company’s board of directors, effective January 6, 2020.

Retail
A.C. Moore Launches Handcrafted Marketplace

A.C. Moore has launched a handmade marketplace for artists and makers. The A.C. Moore Marketplace is a connection between the company and creative entrepreneurs, and was developed to help them sell handmade creations worldwide.

Retail
HSN Prepares American Dreams Academy

HSN and the University of Tampa’s John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, Sykes College of Business, are preparing the next American Dreams Academy— an interactive, educational and hands-on two-day experience for emerging entrepreneurs— which will be held in Cincinnati.

Retail
The Grommet Honored As Design Influencer Of The Year

HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® and the Las Vegas Market have announced that leading e-commerce innovator The Grommet will be honored with the second annual “Design Influencer of the Year” award at the 2018 Housewares Design Awards, on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Las Vegas Market.

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