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GLM Picks Falkenberg to Head Gift Fair

GLM Picks Falkenberg to Head Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Christian Falkenberg, vice president of GLM, has been named director of the New York International Gift Fair. The move gives Falkenberg complete oversight over NYIGF, including strategic development, brand positioning, sales, audience marketing, public relations and operations. He reports directly to Charles McCurdy, GLM’s CEO, and succeeds Dorothy Belshaw, who left GLM earlierMore »

Rizzy Home Hires Klein as National Sales Manager

Rizzy Home Hires Klein as National Sales Manager

CALHOUN, Ga.–Rizzy Home has named Harris Klein national sales manager, reporting to Mark Ferullo, vice president. Klein will be based in the Southwest region and will be in charge of sales personnel. With years of retail, sourcing and wholesale sales experience, Harris comes to Rizzy from Applica Consumer Products, where he was senior manager responsibleMore »

Educational Seminars at April’s High Point Market

Educational Seminars at April’s High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–With High Point Market coming up next month, scheduled for April 21-26, a plethora of educational opportunities are already scheduled for attendees. At the International Home Furnishings Center, the seminars, which all take place on the 11th floor in the Green Wing, include: “The Heart of the Home: Helping Women Furnish Their HomesMore »

Paula Deen Endorses Sleep Innovations’ Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mat

Paula Deen Endorses Sleep Innovations’ Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mat

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-Celebrity chef Paula Deen has endorsed the new Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mat from Sleep Innovations, which has a supportive surface to reduce foot, leg and lower back pain as well as overall fatigue. Available in early summer nationwide, the Paula Deen Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mat will come in 20-by-30-inch and 18-by-30-inch sizes and isMore »

Pantone Offers New Color Consistency Products

Pantone Offers New Color Consistency Products

CARLSTADT, N.J.-Pantone has introduced two product collections to help ensure color consistency in the product development process. Pantone Lighting Indicator Stickers make it easy for designers and printers to ensure accurate lighting conditions. Each sticker has two light-sensitive patches that react to viewing illumination and change color under different lighting temperatures, making it easier toMore »

Foreigner’s Lou Gramm to Sing at High Point

Foreigner’s Lou Gramm to Sing at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Rocker Lou Gramm, voice of Foreigner, will headline the Stars Under the Stars concert series at the Spring High Point Market, April 21-26. Gramm takes the stage on Sunday, April 22. The vocalist and songwriter will perform some of his greatest hits with the hard-driving group Foreigner, including “Cold As Ice,” “Waiting forMore »

Loloi Rugs Nearly Doubles High Point Showroom for Spring 2012 Market

DALLAS-Loloi Rugs has expanded its High Point Market showroom, which has almost doubled in size to 14,000 square feet. Located in the International Home Furnishings Center in space D320, the expanded showroom is in response to the company’s continued growth and will include the company’s new rug designs. The new High Point showroom marks Loloi’sMore »

ART Conference 2012 in New Orleans Now has Additional Hotel Space

ART Conference 2012 in New Orleans Now has Additional Hotel Space

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Since the original room block at the Ritz Carlton is completely filled, the Accessories Resource Team’s ART Conference 2012 has contracted an additional block of rooms with Iberville Suites for the conference, scheduled for May 17-20 in New Orleans. Iberville Suites shares the same building with the Ritz Carlton and is located at 910More »