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HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

HFN Deadline for Gift Fair Product Submissions This Friday, July 8

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its coverage of the New York International Gift Fair in August. Vendors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of products that they plan to highlight in their showrooms. Manufacturers of bedding, bath products and window treatments should submit their information to David Gill, senior editor, at dgill@hfnmag.com. Vendors ofMore »

ART To Launch Discount Program

ART To Launch Discount Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–The Accessories Resource Team (ART) will soft launch a new market-driven discount program at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, July 13 to 20. Retailers who are members of ART will be given an identification card that can be used at participating vendors during market to receive special, exclusive discounts. EachMore »

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the judges for the 23rd annual ARTS Awards: returning judge Martha Griffin, executive editor, Design Guide; Donna Moss, designer, co-owner of That’s Haute and a former contestant on HGTV’s Design Star; Melanie Belew, Belew Design Studio, an interior design firm; and Susan Inglis, executiveMore »

Amer Rugs Appoints Lakenan VP, Sales, National Accounts Manager

Amer Rugs Appoints Lakenan VP, Sales, National Accounts Manager

NORCROSS, Ga.–Bob Lakenan has been named to the dual positions of vice president of sales and national accounts manager for Amer Rugs and its parent company, Saraswati of India. He will oversee the development and supervision of Amer’s regional sales managers and the expansion of Amer’s national account customer base, the expansion of the direct-from-IndiaMore »

Sphinx Names Northern California Reps

Sphinx Names Northern California Reps

DALTON, Ga.—Sphinx by Oriental Weavers has named Ricky Delise and Chistopher Bushurr as sales representatives for northern California for area rugs and rug pads, and Sphinx broadloom, respectively. They both report to Monica Battles, western regional vice president of sales. Delise is responsible for developing new business and managing sales for the existing dealers inMore »

Nourison Appoints Itty Marketing Director

Nourison Appoints Itty Marketing Director

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–With more than 20 years of marketing and advertising experience, Thomas Itty has been named marketing director at Nourison Industries. He will be responsible for all marketing and promotional efforts at the company, including consumer and trade events, public relations, advertising, web and social media, and will oversee the in-house marketing department. IttyMore »

NY Gift Fair Exhibit Expands Green

NY Gift Fair Exhibit Expands Green

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-SustainAbility: design for a better world, a special exhibit and educational series designed to inform, promote and recognize “green” activities and initiatives, returns to the New York International Gift Fair in August. Now in its fourth year, NYIGF’s SustainAbility program incorporates a juried exhibit of sustainable gift, home and lifestyle products, the EcoMore »

Exclusive Line of GoodWeave Rugs Launches at Macy’s

Exclusive Line of GoodWeave Rugs Launches at Macy’s

NEW YORK–An exclusive line of GoodWeave rugs has launched at 10 Macy’s stores in New York and New Jersey, all with the GoodWeave label, which certifies that the rugs were not made with child labor. In addition, Macy’s Herald Square location will host a photo exhibit on the eighth floor entitled Faces of Freedom fromMore »