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Quinn Named Head of Marketing of Leggett & Platt Residential Furnishings

Quinn Named Head of Marketing of Leggett & Platt Residential Furnishings

CARTHAGE, Mo.–Mark Quinn has been promoted to director of marketing for the residential furnishings segment of Leggett & Platt. In this newly created position, Quinn is responsible for the coordination of the marketing efforts for the various business units in residential furnishings. He reports to Perry Davis, president of the Leggett & Platt bedding group.More »

Hunter Douglas Launches Online Initiatives

Hunter Douglas Launches Online Initiatives

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J.–Hunter Douglas has added new features to its Web site to benefit consumers, dealers, designers and installers. The company has unveiled a new capability on its iMagine Design Center room on the site, so visitors can upload their own room-setting photos and view all Hunter Douglas products in their windows. Called “UploadMore »

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

LAS VEGAS—The World Market Center has debuted five Web sites to provide information and tools on its brands. The trade-show center has unveiled a new corporate Web site at wmclv.com and four event sites for the Las Vegas Market (lasvegasmarket.com), Gift+Home (giftandhomelv.com), Vegas Kids (vegaskidslv.com) and INSPIREDESIGN (inspiredesignlv.com). This portfolio of new sites also includesMore »

Handmade Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Handmade Celebrates 25th Anniversary

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The addition of more than 35 companies in two new product sections, brand new exhibit space, and the launch of a major industry partnership will set a tone of progress during the 25th anniversary edition of Handmade at the New York International Gift Fair, Aug. 14-18, at New York City’s Jacob K. JavitsMore »

Jarden, Pet Head in License Agreement

Jarden, Pet Head in License Agreement

NEW YORK—Jarden Consumer Solutions has formed an exclusive license agreement with Pet Head for a line of electric grooming products, pet beds and pet carriers for dogs. Pet Head—which markets a line of grooming products, apparel and accessories for dogs—reached the agreement with Jarden through its agent, Stone America Licensing. The new collection will actMore »

KitchenAid Teams with Food & Wine Classic

KitchenAid Teams with Food & Wine Classic

ASPEN, Colo.—Already a sponsor of the Food & Wine Classic, KitchenAid has partnered with the culinary event to produce online content based on the activities that take place during the event. The 28th annual Food & Wine Classic is scheduled to take place here on June 18. KitchenAid and the event will then create andMore »

Sealy, Simmons Mark Brand Anniversaries

Sealy, Simmons Mark Brand Anniversaries

ATLANTA, TRINITY, N.C.-Sealy and Simmons, the nation’s two largest mattress manufacturers, have begun initiatives to mark key anniversaries for their two flagship brands, Posturepedic and Beautyrest. To celebrate Posturepedic’s 60th anniversary, Sealy has debuted a new Posturepedic mattress collection and started a national promotion centered on diamond themes. The promotion includes diamond earring and pendantMore »