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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 »

High Point Editorial Deadline Mon., Mar. 12

High Point Editorial Deadline Mon., Mar. 12

  NEW YORK–HFN is in the midst of coordinating its editorial coverage of April’s High Point Market. Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight at this market for possible inclusion. Furniture manufacturers should submit their information to Duke Ratliff at dratliff@hfnmag.com. Submissions for area rugs, lightingMore »

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

NYIGF Accepting Applications for Design-Focused Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, NY–Designers, artists and manufacturers are invited to submit applications for three juried, design-focused divisions at the New York International Gift Fair: Accent on Design; Handmade Designer Maker; and Handmade Global Design.  Applications for A+™: The Young Designers’ Platform at Accent on Design, a showcase of emerging design talents within Accent on Design, areMore »

Nourison Promotes Baker and Forwood to Regional Sales Managers

Nourison Promotes Baker and Forwood to Regional Sales Managers

SADDLEBROOK, N.J.–Nourison has named Owen Baker and Jeff Forwood regional sales managers. Baker will now manage the Western region of the U.S. for Nourison, while Forwood will oversee the Northeast region. Each is responsible for managing and developing business within his respective territory, while supervising a team of company-employed account executives. An industry veteran inMore »

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

Dallas Market Center Announces The Next Big Give Winners

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center today announced A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy as the two winners for The Next Big Give, a national search for specialty retailers that give back in their communities. A. Dodson’s, an apparel, gift, and home décor store in Suffolk, Va., and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy, based in Tyler, Texas, wereMore »

Gift Fair Attendance Rises 5 Percent to 35,000

Gift Fair Attendance Rises 5 Percent to 35,000

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Attendance at the winter 2012 New York International Gift Fair totaled 35,000, up almost 5 percent from the 2011 NYIGF, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. The Gift Fair ran from Jan. 28-Feb. 2 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 92 andMore »