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Dollar Tree Inks Deal for Canadian Chain

Dollar Tree Inks Deal for Canadian Chain

CHESAPEAKE, Va.—Dollar Tree has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Dollar Giant Store, an off-price-store chain based in Vancouver, B.C. The deal marks Dollar Tree’s first expansion outside of the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Dollar Tree would acquire 85 Dollar Giant stores along with substantially all of the assets,More »

Helen of Troy Sets Bottom-Line Record in Q2

Helen of Troy Sets Bottom-Line Record in Q2

EL PASO, Texas—Helen of Troy posted a new record in second-quarter net income at $23.5 million, 47.5 percent ahead of last year’s second quarter. The personal-care appliance giant achieved the mark on net sales of $174.8 million for the quarter ended Aug. 31, 2010, 7.8 percent greater than last year and also a record. TheMore »

7 W New York to Host Eco-Friendly Expo

7 W New York to Host Eco-Friendly Expo

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building 7 W New York welcomes the Eco-Friendly Expo, a high-end business-to-business marketplace spotlighting eco-innovation and sustainable design, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2011, during the New York Market’s Winter Gift Show Week (Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2011). The Expo will serve as a platform for environmentally friendly companies, services and buyers. “7 W NewMore »

NYIGF’s Baby & Child Division to Expand

NYIGF’s Baby & Child Division to Expand

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Following its well-received debut in August 2010, the new juried Baby & Child division will expand by 20 percent for the winter 2011 New York International Gift Fair to feature some 150 companies offering sophisticated and purpose-driven products for children 0-10 years. “The demand for sophisticated and stylish children’s products is exploding, andMore »

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

Williamsburg to Showcase Licensees at Tabletop, High Point Shows

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg’s various licensees will debut products at the New York Tabletop Show and the High Point International Home Furnishings Market this week. In New York, Reed & Barton will extend the popular Williamsburg Farmyard Friends collection of baby gifts with a ceramic child’s set and a musical carousel, both decorated with baby animals basedMore »

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

MONTGOMERY, Ala.–Home decor and garden manufacturer Caffco will reveal its newest showroom in the Dallas Trade Mart in January. This launch follows the opening of its showroom in Building 2 in Atlanta’s AmericasMart earlier this year. In addition, Caffco has announced its partnership with the Dallas-based J. Brandes sales organization. When visiting the new DallasMore »

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

MONTGOMERY, Ala.–Home decor and garden manufacturer Caffco will reveal its newest showroom in the Dallas Trade Mart in January. This launch follows the opening of its showroom in Building 2 in Atlanta’s AmericasMart earlier this year. In addition, Caffco has announced its partnership with the Dallas-based J. Brandes sales organization. When visiting the new DallasMore »