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Crown Crafts Acquires Bibsters from P&G

Crown Crafts Acquires Bibsters from P&G

GONZALES, La.–Crown Crafts has purchased the Bibsters product line from Procter & Gamble. The deal, which was made through Crown Crafts’ Hamco subsidiary, adds the Bibsters line of disposable bibs to the company’s offerings of baby products. It involves 26 patents and 44 trademarks which have been awarded throughout the world, according to a statementMore »

Nourison Names Dhedhi to Account Executive

Nourison Names Dhedhi to Account Executive

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Imran Dhedhi has been named account representative, covering the Northern California territory for Nourison. He will be responsible for servicing and developing business in the region and for handling the more than 60 active collections in Nourison’s line, as well as the company’s growing Nourtex brand. Dhedhi is returning to Nourison after previouslyMore »

Safavieh and AmericasMart to Co-Sponsor Kasler Book Signing in Atlanta

Safavieh and AmericasMart to Co-Sponsor Kasler Book Signing in Atlanta

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh and AmericasMart will hold a book-signing party for Safavieh Couture designer Suzanne Kasler at Safavieh’s showroom, 5-A-2, on July 16, from 2 to 3 p.m., during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Kasler will sign copies of her book, “Inspired Interiors,” released last year and already in its second printing. Prior toMore »

Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Joins WorldBed Mission for Haiti

Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Joins WorldBed Mission for Haiti

WHITTIER, Calif.–Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group has donated waterproof beds to the WorldBed project, part of the relief effort for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The WorldBed initiative’s goal is to send 200,000 beds to Haiti, according to Herman Tam, group vice president of sales and marketing for the Consumer Products Group. TheMore »

Free Webinar: How to Color the Recovery

Free Webinar: How to Color the Recovery

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 »

Michael McDonald to Headline Icon Honors Gala

Michael McDonald to Headline Icon Honors Gala

  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 »