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Dallas International Lighting Market Opens Today

Dallas International Lighting Market Opens Today

DALLAS–The lighting industry descends on “Big D” today as the Dallas International Lighting Market opens as part of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which runs through Sunday, June 27. New lighting lines include couture lighting company 26th & Soho, which will be shown in the Elle Home and Lifestyle showroom, 523 WTC. ThisMore »

World Market Center Tabs Designer Lowell to Create Display

World Market Center Tabs Designer Lowell to Create Display

LAS VEGAS–Designer Christopher Lowell has been enlisted by the World Market Center to create an integrated merchandising display for lighting and home-accessory retailers for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Aug. 2-6. Called “Illuminated: A Lighting & Accessories Showcase for Success,” the display will be open daily during the August market in room 1096More »

Nourison Adds Woods as Northeast Sales Rep

Nourison Adds Woods as Northeast Sales Rep

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Theolene Woods has joined Nourison as Northeast sales rep, covering Connecticut, Rhode Island and upstate New York. She will service and develop business with the company’s dealer base in this region, handling both Nourison’s rug and broadloom lines. With more than a decade of industry experience, Woods has served in sales and managementMore »

Dyson Launches Air Multiplier Fan

Dyson Launches Air Multiplier Fan

NEW YORK—A generation after he transformed the vacuum-cleaner market with the cyclonic-separation vacuum, Sir James Dyson has set out to change the fan business with a new technology as well. Dyson was on hand at an event at the Pomegranate Gallery here last night to unveil the AM02 Tower and the AM03 Floor Pedestal fans,More »

Vegas Kids Seminar Schedule Slated for Upcoming Market

Vegas Kids Seminar Schedule Slated for Upcoming Market

LAS VEGAS—The Vegas Kids section of the Las Vegas Market will hold several seminars on the children’s home-furnishings business during the August Las Vegas Market. The seminars are part of an expansion of the Vegas Kids section, and will take place on the fourth floor of Building C at the World Market Center. The seminarsMore »

NPD Group Reports Double-Digit Growth in Major Appliance Sales

NPD Group Reports Double-Digit Growth in  Major Appliance Sales

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Sales of major appliances generated double-digit dollar and unit growth of 16 and 12 percent respectively, from January to May 2010, versus January to May 2009, according to the market research company The NPD Group.  “Beginning last August we began to see signs of a recovery for appliances, but the new year confirmedMore »