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Moses, Miller to be Honored at Gift For Life Party

Moses, Miller to be Honored at Gift For Life Party

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, announced that two industry leaders, David Moses and Marcia Miller, will be honored during Gift for Life’s 19th Annual Party for Life, taking place Jan. 30, 2011, here during the New York International Gift Fair.  David Moses will receive the BertMore »

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

Textiles Showroom Market Opens Today

NEW YORK–While some vendors had appointments with customers during the weekend, the showrooms formally open today for this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The home-textiles industry is moving slowly through a recovery, but some manufacturers will step forward this week with a variety of new programs. Basic-bedding vendors are providing some juice this weekMore »

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair has begun to accept applications from exhibitors for four juried, design-focused divisions for the winter 2011 show. Vendors have been invited to apply for space in the Accent on Design, A+: The Young Designers’ Platform at Accent on Design, Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global Design divisions.More »

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

Designers to Lecture at Interior Lifestyle China

SHANGHAI, China–Seven internationally renowned designers from Europe have confirmed their participation at this year’s “On Design” lecture series to be held in tandem with Interior Lifestyle China, scheduled for Oct. 13-16 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. At the show, visitors will have the chance to see the latest interior lifestyle products ranging from personal lifestyleMore »

Fanimation’s Frampton Given Brass Fan Award

Fanimation’s Frampton Given Brass Fan Award

ZIONSVILLE, Indiana–Tom Frampton, founder and chief executive officer of Fanimation, has received the Michael Breedlove “Brass Fan Award” for service beyond the call of duty and supporting antique fan collectors.  The award was presented by the Antique Fan Collectors Association (AFCA). The award is the highest honor given by the AFCA each year. It isMore »

Hanes Line to Launch at WestPoint Home

Hanes Line to Launch at WestPoint Home

NEW YORK–Next week’s New York Home Fashions Market will mark the first appearance of WestPoint Home’s Hanes line of bedding and bath. The company finalized its agreement in June with Hanesbrands, the brand’s parent company, for Hanes sheets, bed ensembles and accessories, bath towels and accessories, blankets, throws, down comforters, pillows and mattress pads. AllMore »

Bodum USA Adds Sales Rep Groups to Support U.S. Market

Bodum USA Adds Sales Rep Groups to Support U.S. Market

NEW YORK–Bodum USA has added four sales representative groups to serve the Western U.S. territories. Bulkley & Associates, with Don Bulkley as principal, will be handling accounts in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. San Francisco-based K & A Enterprises will oversee accounts in California, while Marketing Directions, based in Scottsdale, will take on Arizona, Colorado,More »