NEW YORK–Pantone color experts Lee Eiseman and Brooks Tippett will discuss how color can jump-start sales and improve profitability during HFN’s first-ever Webinar, scheduled for June 16 at noon. HFN Editor-in-Chief Warren Shoulberg will moderate the conversation, which is free to qualified members of the home-furnishings industry. Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, … More »
NEW YORK-The deadline is Thursday, June 17, for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of next month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market. To submit information, contact Andrea Lillo, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATLANTA–Five-time Grammy-winner Michael McDonald will take the spotlight as the headlining performer at the inaugural Icon Honors awards celebration, July 17, in conjunction with the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. McDonald has been a fixture in American pop music for more than three decades with hits such as “I Keep Forgettin’,” … More »
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–Kohl’s has received the Gregg Cooke Visionary Program Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection agency, for its efforts to promote clean air. The award recognizes Kohl’s for its use of clean-air technology, its community-action campaign and its transportation efficiency. According to a statement from the retailer, 100 percent of Kohl’s purchased … More »
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh has launched a series of product and lifestyle catalogs as part of its strategy to redesign its print and marketing efforts. Both the catalogs and the Web site will have a magazine format, with stories to help dealers romance the product to their customers. Initially, the catalogs will each feature … More »
PARKER, Colo.–KitchenAid has been designated a presenting sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship, one of the major tournaments on the PGA Champions Tour. The sponsorship will begin at the 2011 Senior PGA Championship and will extend through 2014. Under the terms of this agreement, KitchenAid will also become the official home-appliance brand of … More »
ATLANTA–Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso are the newest additions to AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares product center, which debuted in January and offers attendees almost 200 high-end product lines to peruse. Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso will be located in the housewares section on Floor 8 in Building 2 WestWing. In addition to the permanent product center is … More »