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Dimond Lighting to Debut Showroom at AmericasMart

Dimond Lighting to Debut Showroom at AmericasMart

ATLANTA–Dimond Lighting, the division of E.L.K. Lighting that debuted last year, will open a showroom later this month at AmericasMart, during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The 1,600-square-foot showroom will be located on the 12th floor of Building 1, #12-C-7, in the Home center. “Dimond’s strategic approach is simply customer-centric; to provideMore »

Johnson Named Dansk Product Development Director

Johnson Named Dansk Product Development Director

NEW YORK–Lenox Corp. announced that Kirsten Johnson was named product development director for Dansk. Johnson has had various positions in both sourcing and product development with increasing responsibility since joining the company in 2001. In her new position, Johnson will report to Glenn De Stefano, Dansk president.

Greenland Relocates 230 Fifth Showroom

Greenland Relocates 230 Fifth Showroom

CHINO, Calif.–Greenland Home Fashions is moving its showroom into a new space at 230 Fifth Ave. The manufacturer of quilted bedding is relocating to room 1316 at the New York showroom building, from its previous space in room 816. Spencer Rogers, Greenland’s vice president, said the new showroom provides the company with more floor spaceMore »

Ebisons Revamps Web Site

Ebisons Revamps Web Site

NEW YORK–Ebisons has revamped its Web site to keep its customers up to date on new designs. “Our intentions have been to have a comprehensive representation of our program and one-of-a-kind products on the Internet all along under ebisons.com,” said Michael Harounian, principal. “But, since we have dynamic inventory and things are in a constantMore »

Circulon Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Silver Items

Circulon Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Silver Items

VALLEJO, Calif.–Marking the beginning of a yearlong celebration of its 25th anniversary, Circulon has introduced a selection of limited-edition anniversary items designed in silver.         The new Circulon 25th Anniversary 11-inch Skillet, available at retail in August, features a warm silver exterior and comes with a special $25.00 rebate offer toward the purchase of anyMore »

Call for New-Product Information for Gift Fair/Textiles Market Week

Call for New-Product Information for Gift Fair/Textiles Market Week

NEW YORK–HFN is beginning its coverage of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair and New York Gift & Home Textiles Market Week. Manufacturers wishing to submit new-product information and images on home textiles should send them to David Gill, HFN senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Those that have new-product information and images on floor coveringsMore »

Fleming Leaving Walmart

Fleming Leaving Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark.—John Fleming, who helped lead Walmart on an unsuccessful trade-up strategy and then refocused the merchandising on value, is leaving the company, effective Aug. 1. Fleming, who has been chief merchandising officer, will be succeeded on an interim basis by two executives. Jack Sinclair, executive vice president and general manager, grocery, will oversee foodMore »

Target Finally Opening in Manhattan

Target Finally Opening in Manhattan

NEW YORK—It’s taken a long time, but Target is finally about to open its first store in Manhattan. The multi-story location opens its doors on July 25 at the East River Plaza, a big-box center in east Harlem. Target has had stores in the other boroughs of New York City for years and has alsoMore »