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Nourison Adds Joseph Abboud License

Nourison Adds Joseph Abboud License

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.-Joseph Abboud has become Nourison’s newest licensed collection. The rug company has signed an exclusive brand licensing agreement with the menswear design house, a division of JA Apparel Corp. Nourison will unveil the initial group of five collections at October’s High Point Market. The program will include powerloom woven and handmade rugs inMore »

23rd Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

23rd Annual ARTS Awards Finalists Announced

DALLAS-Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the 23rd annual ARTS Awards finalists in 24 categories in manufacturing and retail. Held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the ARTS Awards will be presented during a gala event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at the ARTS Awards newMore »

Color Marketing Firm Launches with 2013 Predictions

Color Marketing Firm Launches with 2013 Predictions

NEW YORK-Color and trend connoisseur Doty Horn has launched a new color marketing firm called ColorVoyant. Horn, who most recently served as the director of color and design for Benjamin Moore, has developed a 2013 color forecast titled Fusion, which she previewed this month at PrintSource. Fusion fuses together emerging trends and common threads fromMore »

K.I.D.S. Named Charity of Choice for Gift Fair

K.I.D.S. Named Charity of Choice for Gift Fair

NEW YORK–Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) has been designated the charity of choice for the New York International Gift Fair. The 26-year-old organization provides basic necessities, books, toys and other products to children who are underprivileged or who have undergone a disaster. It distributes products through a network of nearly 1,000 community social-service agencies inMore »

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

IMC: Las Vegas Market Summer Market Strong

LAS VEGAS–The recent Las Vegas Market saw a surge in buyer attendance — both domestic and international — as well as almost 200 new companies exhibiting there for the first time, joining 1,300-plus exhibitors, according to International Market Center, which organizes the show.  In addition, the market’s Gift+Home show continued its trend of success withMore »

NY Gift Fair Appoints Two New Board Members

NY Gift Fair Appoints Two New Board Members

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Two industry veterans – Thompson Lange of Homescapes Carmel and David Gooding of Juliska – have joined the seven-member advisory board of the New York International Gift Fair.  Comprised of both attendees and exhibitors, the board meets semi-annually with show management to offer strategic feedback related to the gift and home market inMore »

Nourison to Open New N.Y. Showroom

Nourison to Open New N.Y. Showroom

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.-Nourison will open its new permanent showroom in New York next month, in time for Metro Market and New York Home Fashions Market. Located on the street level of the 295 Fifth Avenue building, the showroom is more than 10,000 square feet, 70 percent larger than its former location on the 14th floor.More »