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Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

Overstock.com Launches Eziba.com

SALT LAKE CITY–Overstock.com has launched the latest private sale Web site, called Eziba.com. Focusing on home decor products, Eziba.com is a members-only site that offers daily sale events lasting between 48 and 72 hours. The new site is not accessible through Overstock.com, but visitors can sign up as an Eziba member for free on Eziba.com.More »

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

Biltmore Renews Licensing Agreement With Belk

ASHEVILLE, N.C.–Biltmore’s licensing division, inspired by the historic Biltmore House and gardens, has renewed its partnership with Belk department stores. Belk originally joined Biltmore as a licensing partner in 2005, focusing on home textiles and bringing its first Biltmore products to market in 2006. Since then, the partnership has grown to be Biltmore’s most in-depth,More »

Three Products Picked for Eco-Choice Awards at NYIGF

Three Products Picked for Eco-Choice Awards at NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Retailers attending the New York International Gift Fair last week selected three products to receive the Eco-Choice Awards. The awards are presented semi-annually by the Gift Fair and GREENRetailer magazine to “green” gift and home products showcased in the NYIGF SustainAbility: design for a better world display. The summer Gift Fair winners are:More »

BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

BeeLine Home Collection II by Bunny Williams to Debut in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Interior designer, Bunny Williams, will debut her BeeLine Home Collection II here during the Furniture Market, scheduled for Oct. 16-21. The collection consists of approximately 70 pieces with 45 new introductions including sofas, chairs, a variety of tables, mirrors, lighting and accessories. Williams will show the collection in a space she designed inMore »

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

Leonard to Take Helm at Welspun USA

NEW YORK–Barry Leonard has left Croscill, Ex-Cell Home Fashions/Glenoit and will become president and chief executive officer of Welspun USA. Leonard will formally take his new post on Sept. 6, and will be responsible for the Indian textiles giant’s entire U.S. operations. He will report to Dipali Goenka, executive director of Welspun Global Brands, inMore »

Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM, owner and manager of the New York International Gift Fair, has announced the Gift Fair’s dates for 2011. The winter NYIGF will take place from Jan. 29 through Feb. 3, while the summer Gift Fair is scheduled for Aug. 13 through Aug. 18. The summer show will bring the Gourmet Housewares ShowMore »

41 Madison Reports Strong Gift Fair Showing

41 Madison

NEW YORK–Laurie Burns, Forty One Madison’s senior vice president and director, said the turnout for the New York International Gift Fair was strong for the gift building. Burns reported that the building’s vendors had meetings with retailers including Williams-Sonoma, Between the Sheets, L V Harkness, High Museum of Art, The Plaid Giraffe and Steelz, toMore »

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

NEW YORK–Michael Boodro has been named editor-in-chief of Elle Decor. Boodro was previously the magazine’s executive editor from 2004-2006, and rejoined Elle Decor in 2009 from Martha Stewart Living where he was editor-in-chief. Elle Decor said it will also retain its core editorial team led by Anita Sarsidi, Florentino Pamintuan and Vicky Lowry. In additionMore »