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Surtex 2011 Early Registration Up

Surtex 2011 Early Registration Up

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Early registrations for exhibitors at the May 2011 edition of Surtex have risen 29 percent to date over early registrations at this time last year for the 2010 Surtex, according to GLM, owner and manager of the trade show. GLM Vice President Penny Sikalis, Surtex’s manager, said renewing companies are locking up theirMore »

NY Design Center to Host Masquerade Ball

NY Design Center to Host Masquerade Ball

NEW YORK –The New York Design Center and The Alpha Workshops will host the fifth annual Masquerade Ball, a costumed evening benefitting the Alpha Workshops, on Oct. 27, 2010. With support from the design industry, this year’s goal is to raise $100,000 for The Alpha Workshops Studio School, which trains creative people living with HIVMore »

High Point Market Opens

High Point Market Opens

HIGH POINT, N.C.—The High Point Market began here on Saturday, Oct. 16, and runs through Thursday, Oct. 21. In addition to the thousands of home furnishings introductions in categories including furniture, lighting and floor covering, and events galore, for this year’s event the Market Authority has unveiled MyMarket, a Web site to allow attendees toMore »

Precedent Partners with DwellStudio

Precedent Partners with DwellStudio

NEWTON, N.C.—Precedent, a division of Sherrill Furniture, is partnering with DwellStudio, the New York City-based lifestyle brand, to debut its first furniture collection in April 2011 at the High Point Market. Bringing its signature eclectic modern look to furniture, DwellStudio has designed a complete collection of upholstered and occasional pieces that will be manufactured byMore »

Feizy to Offer Market Incentives and Host Party at High Point

Feizy to Offer Market Incentives and Host Party at High Point

DALLAS–Feizy will offer buyers several incentives at High Point Market, as well host a cocktail party. New collection releases include Vardo, its latest collaboration with designer Tracy Porter, as well as two additions to its Feizy Finecollection, the Tibetan hand-knotted Dayuan and Kashgar lines, and two in its Feizy Home, the Waulee and Bamboo LatticeMore »

New York Tabletop Show Ends on High Note

New York Tabletop Show Ends on High Note

NEW YORK –Pleased with the results of last week’s Tabletop Show here, most vendors nonetheless talked about the need for more long-term planning and increased flexibility with their retail partners as a way to counteract the rising costs of doing business. Prices are going up (one vendor estimated an initial rise of 5 to 25More »

Company C Promotes Ferrer

Company C Promotes Ferrer

Concord, NH–Rug maker Company C has promoted Marybeth Ferrer to national sales director. Ferrer will lead the independent sales force, working closely alongside the internal sales leader and customer service department, as well as oversee communication and transactions with Company C’s national dealers and sales representatives. Ferrer previously served as sales representative and key accountsMore »

Portmeirion Introduces Lolita Ceramics

Portmeirion Introduces Lolita Ceramics

NEW YORK–Portmeirion introduced a licensed collection of Lolita ceramic giftware at the New York Tabletop Show last week. Lolita is known for its handpainted whimsical glassware that depicts fun moments in a women’s life, such as time out with friends. “We decided to work with Portmeirion because of their fine reputation and understanding of theMore »