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BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Interior designer, Bunny Williams, will debut her BeeLine Home Collection II here during the Furniture Market, scheduled for Oct. 16-21. The collection consists of approximately 70 pieces with 45 new introductions including sofas, chairs, a variety of tables, mirrors, lighting and accessories. Williams will show the collection in a space she designed inMore »

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

NEW YORK–Barry Leonard has left Croscill, Ex-Cell Home Fashions/Glenoit and will become president and chief executive officer of Welspun USA. Leonard will formally take his new post on Sept. 6, and will be responsible for the Indian textiles giant’s entire U.S. operations. He will report to Dipali Goenka, executive director of Welspun Global Brands, inMore »

Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM, owner and manager of the New York International Gift Fair, has announced the Gift Fair’s dates for 2011. The winter NYIGF will take place from Jan. 29 through Feb. 3, while the summer Gift Fair is scheduled for Aug. 13 through Aug. 18. The summer show will bring the Gourmet Housewares ShowMore »

41 Madison Reports Strong Gift Fair Showing

41 Madison

NEW YORK–Laurie Burns, Forty One Madison’s senior vice president and director, said the turnout for the New York International Gift Fair was strong for the gift building. Burns reported that the building’s vendors had meetings with retailers including Williams-Sonoma, Between the Sheets, L V Harkness, High Museum of Art, The Plaid Giraffe and Steelz, toMore »

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

NEW YORK–Michael Boodro has been named editor-in-chief of Elle Decor. Boodro was previously the magazine’s executive editor from 2004-2006, and rejoined Elle Decor in 2009 from Martha Stewart Living where he was editor-in-chief. Elle Decor said it will also retain its core editorial team led by Anita Sarsidi, Florentino Pamintuan and Vicky Lowry. In additionMore »

Gibson Teams With Coca-Cola

Gibson Teams With Coca-Cola

COMMERCE, Calif.–Gibson Overseas has partnered with Coca-Cola to create a line of kitchen and home products bearing the world-famous brand. The new licensing agreement includes items such as snack jars, glass tumblers, ceramic mugs, double-walled thermal containers, flatware and more. Gibson’s product development will focus on the iconic Coke brand, but will also feature otherMore »

Macy’s Raises More Than $3 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

Macy’s Raises More Than $3 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

WASHINGTON–More than 1 million customers visited Macy’s stores this summer and gave $3 each to support Reading Is Fundamental’s Book a Brighter Future campaign. “After five years, Macy’s continues to be successful at raising funds through Book A Brighter Future to help RIF work towards our mission,” said Carol H. Rasco, president and chief executiveMore »