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Exhibitors Upbeat at Hospitality Show

Exhibitors Upbeat at Hospitality Show

NEW YORK–Home-textiles vendors exhibiting at this week’s International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show said both traffic and the mood among attendees was upbeat. Indeed, attendance seemed to be strong at the show, with the aisles at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center full of representatives of hotel and restaurant chains, independent hotels and restaurants, and distributorsMore »

Nambé to Open First Arizona Store

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SANTA FE, N.M.–Nambé will open its first Arizona store at the boutique Tuscon shopping center, La Encantada, in mid November. The 1,500-square-foot shop, situated on the upper level of the two-story, outdoor shopping mall, will carry the brand’s complete product range. “We feel this store will enhance our brand equity and the location is inMore »

Heimtextil to Spotlight Sustainability

Heimtextil to Spotlight Sustainability

FRANKFURT, Germany–The upcoming Heimtextil global textiles trade show will put sustainability front and center with several events and features. A special section sponsored by the German UNESCO Commission will present textiles and composite materials manufactured in an economical, ecological and socially sustainable way from bark cloth. Located in halls 5.1 and 6.1 of Messe Frankfurt,More »

National Home Furnishings Month Promotes Partnerships

National Home Furnishings Month Promotes Partnerships

LAS VEGAS-Participation in the second annual National Home Furnishings Month in September increased 30 percent over the inaugural year, according to World Market Center Las Vegas, which sponsored the event. More than 9,000 retailers nationwide participated in the marketing initiative, which included taking advantage of a listing on the homeyet.com store locator section, a complementaryMore »

SustainAbility to Return to Gift Fair

SustainAbility to Return to Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Once again, SustainAbility: design for a better world will be part of the New York International Gift Fair’s winter edition. GLM, owner and manager of the Gift Fair, said SustainAbility will be “a multifaceted program,” incorporating nearly 200 “green” gift, home and lifestyle products from 85 companies throughout the world in its juriedMore »

Carpet One Floor & Home Launch Fall Pink Ribbon Campaign

Carpet One Floor & Home Launch Fall Pink Ribbon Campaign

MANCHESTER, N.H.–Carpet One Floor & Home has released its newest indoor/outdoor mats for its Welcomes Your Support campaign, which donates money for breast cancer research. This season’s exclusive designs include ones from designer Glen Peloso and Julie Edelman, The Accidental Housewife. All incorporating a pink ribbon, the 10 designs include seasonal looks, as well asMore »

Waterford to Design People’s Choice Awards Trophy

Waterford to Design People’s Choice Awards Trophy

NEW YORK–Waterford Crystal, which is designing and manufacturing this year’s People’s Choice Awards trophy, is offering fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite custom-made award at www.PeoplesChoice.com. The three 14-inch trophies were hand-crafted and specially-designed by master artisans at the House of Waterford Crystal in Waterford City, Ireland. Each new sapphire-colored design is unique,More »

Walmart to Offer Free Home Shipping During Holiday Season

Walmart to Offer Free Home Shipping During Holiday Season

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Walmart will provide free home shipping on nearly 60,000 holiday items, with no minimum purchase requirement or subscription fees, now through Dec. 20. Among the categories covered in this offer are furniture, home appliances, all electronics, select video games, toys, jewelry and baby products. The offer complements Walmart’s Site to Store program, which providesMore »