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Dallas Market Center Calls Attendees Home for the Holidays

Dallas Market Center Calls Attendees Home for the Holidays

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center announced it will again present a 4,200-square-foot, eight-room home furnished and decorated for the holidays during its Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23-29. The home will feature products from showrooms throughout the Dallas Market Center campus and will be on exhibit in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart. ChristmasMore »

Metal Ware Celebrates 90th Anniversary with NESCO Products

Metal Ware Celebrates 90th Anniversary with NESCO Products

TWO RIVERS, Wis.–The Metal Ware Corp. is marking its 90th anniversary this year with the launch of products branded under the NESCO and NESCO/American Harvest names. Metal Ware was founded in 1920, and the product lineup has evolved over the years to include small electrics and camp cookware. New to the line to celebrate theMore »

IFDA to Present Circle of Excellence Awards

IFDA to Present Circle of Excellence Awards

NEW YORK–The New York chapter of the International Furnishings & Design Association will honor the winners of its biannual Circle of Excellence awards on Tuesday, May 4, at a cocktail reception at the Union League Club here. The winners include:•Charles Pavarini III of Charles Pavarini III Design Associates for interior design•Kenneth Wampler of The AlphaMore »

GuildMaster Names “Show Your Stuff” Winners

GuildMaster Names “Show Your Stuff” Winners

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The GuildMaster “Show Your Stuff” contest wrapped up with a total of more than 750 fans casting almost 7,000 ballots to recognize the most outstanding retail displays across the country. GuildMaster retailers posted photos of their best displays on the GuildMaster on Tour Facebook site. Fans then voted for their favorite displays.   “We areMore »

Weintraub Conference Targets Top-Line Growth

Weintraub Conference Targets Top-Line Growth

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.–Reservations are still being accepted for the latest Issues and Solutions Conference, to be held by Emanuel Weintraub Associates. The conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 29, at the Harvard Club here. The theme will be “You’ve Cut Costs! Now Grow the Top Line.” The panel will include Andrew Cohen, chief executive officerMore »

Evolution Lighting Purchases Catalina Lighting

Evolution Lighting Purchases Catalina Lighting

MIAMI–Evolution Lighting, an affiliate of Boyne Capital Partners, has acquired the assets of Catalina Lighting through a section 363 asset sale under Chapter 11. The company is now Evolution Lighting, doing business as Catalina. Boyne is a private equity firm that acquires companies generating between $2 million and $10 million of cash flow, and focusesMore »

New Products, Inspiration and Value at Total Home & Gift Market

New Products, Inspiration and Value at Total Home & Gift Market

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center announced that the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, taking place June 23-29, will offer a record-setting level of smart business opportunities including new products, inspiration and value. New products will include thousands of product premieres across dozens of categories; inspiration with more than 70 special events including educational seminars; and valueMore »