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Four Hands Expands Atlanta Showroom, Adds Brands

Four Hands Expands Atlanta Showroom, Adds Brands

ATLANTA-Four Hands today announced the expansion of its AmericasMart showroom in Atlanta, bringing the total amount to nearly 9,000 square feet.  The new addition to the showroom allows for the Esquire Home Collection and Kelly Hoppen brands to debut during the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market next week and improves the overall flow ofMore »

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

DALLAS-Kichler will hold several seminars for attendees during the upcoming Dallas International Lighting Market in its showroom. Ed Sanders, the designer/carpenter from “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will give two presentations on Friday, Jan. 21. The first, at 2 p.m., is called “Make it Personal: The Ultimate Customer Connection,” where Sanders will discuss how to gleanMore »

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Some 200 new companies from 17 countries will debut as exhibitors in the New York’s Newest section of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The section will be located at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 92 in New York City—one of  NYIGF’s venues along with Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 and the JacobMore »

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

GLM to Offer Surtex Exhibitor Setup Webinar

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—GLM, owner and manager of Surtex, has scheduled an hour-long webinar to help Surtex exhibitors with moving in and setting up their booths. Titled “Operations Basic: Logistics for a Smooth Move-in/Set-up,” the webinar will take place Jan. 12 at noon Eastern Standard Time. Mike Edson, GLM’s operations manager, and John Kelly, sales managerMore »

Retailers Register Laggard December Same-Store Sales

Retailers Register Laggard December Same-Store Sales

NEW YORK—After hitting the accelerator in November, major U.S. retail chains saw their same-store sales numbers brake somewhat last month, despite the holiday season. In the department-store channel, Dillard’s led the way with an impressive 7 percent comparable-store gain, on top of its 8 percent increase in November. Both Kohl’s and Macy’s reported 3.9 percentMore »