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Li Appointed President of Ralph Lauren Home

William Li

NEW YORK–William Li has been appointed president of Ralph Lauren Home, succeeding Ian Sears. Li will assume the position with more than four years of experience building the Ralph Lauren brand and business globally as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Home. “Li’s strong leadership skills, in-depth understanding of the home market and the company,More »

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Urban Expositions Hires Flaherty, Wade for Sales Posts

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has named Robin Flaherty sales manager for the Windy City Gift Show, and has appointed Nora Wade sales manager for the California Gift Show. Both positions are new ones for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Flaherty assists in sales efforts for the Windy City Gift Show, with a special focusMore »

High Point Market Preview Twitter Chat Set for Sept. 17

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority (@hpmarketnews) and collaborative community Decor Mentor (@decormentor) are once again co-hosting a Twitter Chat on new products for the upcoming Fall market. The Chat is scheduled for Sept. 17, 6 p.m. The Fall High Point Market takes place on Oct. 18-23. High Point Market exhibitors are invited toMore »

WithIt Calls for WOW Nominees

WithIt WOW Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) is requesting nominations for its annual WOW Awards, to be presented during the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 18, 2015. WithIt, a women’s leadership development network, invites retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry professionals to nominate deserving individuals and businesses in the home and furnishings industry.More »

Gift for Life Selects Honorees

Susan Feldman

NEW YORK–Three gift industry leaders—Susan Feldman, Beatriz Ball and John Grob—will be honored during Gift for Life’s 23rd Annual Party for Life in February here. Susan Feldman, co-founder and chief merchandising officer of One Kings Lane, is being honored with Gift for Life’s Norman Glassberg Trailblazer Award. One Kings Lane officially launched in 2009 andMore »

Nikki Chu’s Imax Products Make Lifetime Debut

Nikki Chu

TULSA, Okla.–Products from Imax Corporation’s latest designer collaboration with Nikki Chu will soon be showcased on a new primetime series on Lifetime. This week, Lifetime will premiere “Girlfriend Intervention,” an unscripted makeover series where each week four experts—interior designer and fashion accessories designer Chu, beauty pro Tracy Balan, style and fashion maven Tiffiny Dixon andMore »

NY Now Names Best of Best

NY Now

NEW YORK–Two products–Define Bottle by Define Bottle and Pop up House Fort by nhocchi–were named Best of Home and Best of Lifestyle award winners in connection with NY Now, which wrapped up here yesterday. “NY Now presents thousands of new, innovative, on-trend home and lifestyle resources, and these two products have been selected by popularMore »