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Pantone, X-Rite Launch Cloud-Based Color Service

Pantone, X-Rite Launch Cloud-Based Color Service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–X-Rite, Incorporated and Pantone LLC today unveiled PantoneLIVE, a cloud-based color service that provides instant access to brand color standards. “PantoneLIVE represents a transformational change in color management for brand owners across their entire supply chain,” said Tom Vacchiano, president and CEO of X-Rite. Dr. Sonia Megert, who was instrumental in the creationMore »

Nourison Appoints Hannigan Account Executive

Nourison Appoints Hannigan Account Executive

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Nourison has named Allen Hannigan to the position of account executive for the eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey territory, responsible for managing and developing business within this region. He will promote Nourison’s line of more than 70 active rug collections, as well as its broadloom and runner lines, which include coordinated patterns withMore »

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

Tejeda Named 2012 President of IFDA New York Chapter

NEW YORK-Claudia Giselle Tejeda, owner of Claudia Giselle Design, has been appointed 2012 president of the New York chapter of the International Home Furnishings and Design Association. Tejeda succeeds public-relations consultant Wendy Silverstein. In addition, Penny Sikalis, vice president of GLM, has been named treasurer. Journalist and author Jean Nayar has become recording secretary, andMore »

Broward Named Senior VP, Branding at AMC

Broward Named Senior VP, Branding at AMC

ATLANTA-AmericasMart, looking to fuel its growth in the global trade show arena, has appointed Douglas Broward to the newly created office of AMC senior vice president/branding. Broward is charged with creating and sustaining AmericasMart brand continuity across all shows, markets and business lines through all marketing communications channels and in the AmericasMart on-site brand presence.More »

Las Vegas Market Bolstered by Double-Digit Increase in Attendance

Las Vegas Market Bolstered by Double-Digit Increase in Attendance

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center said that its Winter Market far exceeded expectations with strong traffic and sales created by an uptick in consumer confidence, scores of new showrooms and the market’s distinction as the first major event for product introductions and buying in the western United States. Market officials reported significant attendance increases amongst retailersMore »

Govola and McNally are Surya’s Reps of the Year

Govola and McNally are Surya’s Reps of the Year

ATLANTA–Surya has named James Govola and Nancy McNally its Sales Reps of the Year. In addition, Jane Reed received Surya’s Ray of Light award. The awards were presented at a company dinner in High Point, N.C., during the October High Point Market. Govola has been with Surya for five years and covers the Ohio, WesternMore »

Balta Taps Dornbusch as Creative Director

Balta Taps Dornbusch as Creative Director

  DALTON, Ga.–Balta U.S. Inc, the U.S. division of the Balta Group, has added Jerrett Dornbusch as the company’s new creative director, a new position. “Jerrett Dornbusch is exactly the right leader, at the right time for Balta U.S.,” said Patrick Moyer, Balta’s president of sales and marketing. “He has excellent trend, design and marketingMore »

ART to Hold 20th Conference in New Orleans

ART to Hold 20th Conference in New Orleans

  CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Accessories Resource Team (ART), the association for the home accent and accent furniture industry, will hold its 20th annual conference in New Orleans this year, from May 17-20, 2012, at the Ritz Carlton. This year, the program has been enhanced to incorporate more speakers and, for the first time, attendees will participate inMore »