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J.C. Penney Integrates Online, In-Store Experience with Smart Fixture

J.C. Penney Integrates Online, In-Store Experience with Smart Fixture

PLANO, Texas–J.C. Penney has rolled out its findmore smart fixture to more than 120 stores, part of the retailer’s overall strategy to enable customers to “find more” by providing access to the expanded assortments and product information available on jcp.com. The 42-inch touchscreen allows users to find more sizes, colors, styles and items not availableMore »

Evriholder Signs Licensing Agreement with Nestlé’s Nesquik

Evriholder Signs Licensing Agreement with Nestlé’s Nesquik

ANAHEIM, Calif.–Evriholder has partnered with Nestlé’s Nesquik brand of flavored milk powder, syrup and ready-to-drink products for a licensed product line that will launch later this year. The storage-oriented line will be designed to be merchandised adjacent to Nesquik products on clip strips, in counter and floor displays. The new license joins Evriholder’s portfolio ofMore »

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

NEW YORK–Three exhibitors at last week’s New York International Gift Fair were honored with the Eco Choice Awards, which recognize innovative and environmentally responsible gift and home products. The Growbottle Upcycled HydroGarden by Potting Shed Creations, made from repurposed restaurant wine bottles, received the Most Innovative award. Teatulia Premium 100% Organic Teas, from Teatulia andMore »

Daum, Haviland Relocate to Forty One Madison

Daum, Haviland Relocate to Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–French tabletop companies Daum and Haviland have relocated their offices and will share showroom space at Forty One Madison Avenue on the 10th floor here. The office is currently operational and processing orders, according to Daum executive Pam Crow. The move follows the brands’ severed relationship with French crystal maker Lalique, which occurred lateMore »

AICO Recognizes Sales Excellence

AICO Recognizes Sales Excellence

LAS VEGAS–Full-line furniture source AICO/Amini Innovation presented several award categories at its annual Sales Award banquet during the recent Las Vegas Market. Jake Salman, who manages key international sales territories for AICO was named Sales Professional of the Year 2010. “Jake has thrived in his position since joining AICO,” said Chuck Reilly, AICO senior viceMore »

Bona Expands North American Distribution

Bona Expands North American Distribution

AURORA, Colo.–Bona US has expanded its product distribution into retailers in Canada and Mexico. Retailers carrying the company’s line of floor-care products in Canada include Lowe’s, Canadian Tire and Home Outfitters. In Mexico, retailers with Bona’s line include Walmart, Home Depot, HEB and Bed Bath & Beyond. Bona’s line includes mops, cleaning products and systems,More »

Now Showing in Vegas: Droog

Now Showing in Vegas: Droog

Big spending has been a part of the Vegas lifestyle for decades, and now the conspicuous consumer can pick something up at Droog, the new U.S. location of the Dutch design company. Facing the Las Vegas Strip in The Cosmopolitan hotel, the 2,500-square-foot shop is Droog’s only U.S. store. Droog closed its SoHo store lastMore »

Color, Design, Sustainability Highlighted at Heimtextil

Color, Design, Sustainability Highlighted at Heimtextil

FRANKFURT, Germany–January’s Heimtextil show put the spotlight on new colors and designs, along with eco-friendly materials and manufacturing, across all of the featured product categories, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, the show’s owner and manager. Judging from the collections at the show, beige and brown will be the “comeback” colors for the upcomingMore »