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Royal Crown Derby Unveils Royal Baby Collection

RoyalCrownDerbyBabyCollection

NEW YORK–Yesterday’s royal birth has sent ceramic makers rushing to their kilns to celebrate the occasion with numerous commemorative pieces. Among those marking the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s son is UK-based Royal Crown Derby, which has launched a luxury baby collection that includes a fine bone china rocking horse, photo frame andMore »

NY Now Adds Extra Day, Location to Winter 2014 Market

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will add an extra day and extra space to its winter 2014 edition. As stated by GLM, the show’s owner and manager, the winter NY Now will open on Feb. 1 and run through Feb. 6 rather than Feb. 5, as previously announced. Also, its locations will now include Pier 92More »

Company C Rolls Out Lifestyle Partner Program

Company C

CONCORD, N.H.-Company C, the furniture and textiles manufacturer, has launched its Lifestyle Partner program, its in-store effort to communicate the design vision behind the company’s products. The program includes customized in-store vignettes which spotlight the vision of how Company C’s rugs, furniture, fabrics, bedding, pillows and throws bring color throughout the home. Along with theMore »

Home Comes Back to J.C. Penney

The Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler section spotlights the designer’s tabletop collection.

By David Gill The much-anticipated reformatting of J.C. Penney’s home department is now in place at about 500 stores throughout the nation. The department-store retailer officially launched the new department last month, at stores that had produced the largest volumes of home-products sales, according to Paul Rutenis, senior vice president and general merchandise manager ofMore »