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IFDA to Present Color Forecast

IFDA to Present Color Forecast

NEW YORK–The International Furnishings and Design Association’s New York chapter will present Color Forecast 2011 during the upcoming New York International Gift Fair and Home Textiles Market Week. Scheduled for Monday, Feb. 1, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the seminar will feature Doty Horn, director of color and design for paint manufacturer BenjaminMore »

Sphinx by Oriental Weavers to Host Party at Las Vegas Market

Sphinx by Oriental Weavers to Host Party at Las Vegas Market

DALTON, Ga.–Sphinx by Oriental Weavers will host a Vegas Night with Sphinx in its World Market showroom during Las Vegas Market, Feb. 1-5. Held in suite 580 in Building B, the party will take place from 4-7 p.m. In addition to enjoying gourmet specialties, cocktails and entertainment, buyers placing qualifying orders during the party willMore »

Shabby Chic Hooks Up With Guildmaster and Miles Talbott

Shabby Chic Hooks Up With Guildmaster and Miles Talbott

NEW YORK–Shabby Chic, the iconic brand known for its blend of English elegance and California casual, is returning to the wholesale home furnishings world with new programs with Guildmaster and Miles Talbott that will debut to the trade this April at the High Point Market. The creation of designer Rachel Ashwell, Shabby Chic has beenMore »

Macy’s to Open Bloomingdale’s Outlet Stores; Orlick Rejoins Company

Macy’s to Open Bloomingdale’s Outlet Stores; Orlick Rejoins Company

CINCINNATI–Macy’s plans to launch a Bloomingdale’s Outlet store concept this year, and has hired former Federated executive Arnie Orlick to lead the outlet effort. The outlets will offer a range of apparel and accessories, including women’s ready-to-wear, men’s, children’s, women’s shoes, fashion accessories, jewelry, handbags and intimate apparel. According to a company statement, the planMore »

Diane Von Furstenberg, Springs Team Up for Home Collection

Diane Von Furstenberg, Springs Team Up for Home Collection

NEW YORK–Diane von Furstenberg is homeward bound. The legendary fashion designer has signed up with Springs Global to do a new line of home furnishings products, including, bedding, bath and tabletop that will debut in spring 2011. The trade will get its first look at the products this spring. For von Furstenberg, it marks herMore »

Target to Focus on “Strategic Growth” Over Long Term

Target to Focus on “Strategic Growth” Over Long Term

MINNEAPOLIS—Target plans to announce its plans for growth in both traditional and new areas at a meeting with members of the financial community in Philadelphia today. In a statement, the mass merchant said it will focus on continued growth within existing stores, which it will achieve through a “substantial store remodeling effort,” involving the investmentMore »

Dallas Market Center Announces January 2010 Best of Show Awards

Dallas Market Center Announces January 2010 Best of Show Awards

DALLAS–The Dallas Market Center has announced its Best of Show awards for the Total Home & Gift Market, which ran from Jan. 13 to 19. Judged during the show by leading industry and visual/design experts, the awards recognize booth or showroom displays that are creative, fresh and innovative. In the World Trade Center, the winnersMore »