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Dozens of Dallas Showrooms Celebrate with Ribbon Cuttings

Multiple Dallas Market Center Showrooms Debut Expanded Spaces

DALLAS–Dallas Total Home & Gift Market opens tomorrow at Dallas Market Center, and dozens of its showrooms will celebrate openings, expansions, relocations and anniversaries with ribbon cutting ceremonies. Below is a schedule of the ribbon cutting ceremonies: Wednesday, Jan. 15 • 9:30 a.m.: Livex Lighting, Trade Mart (TM) 4-4503 (expansion & relocation) • 9:45 a.m.:More »

NY Now Preregistration Up 11 Percent

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Preregistration for the upcoming NY Now show, scheduled for Feb. 1-6, has increased 11 percent from the same time one year ago, according to a statement from show owner and manager GLM. Through the end of last week, more than 31,000 individuals representing 22,000 businesses from the United States and around the worldMore »

WithIt Names 2014 WOW Award Nominees, Gravely to Receive Legacy Award

Susan Gravely

HIGH POINT, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home furnishings industry, has named its award nominees for 2014. The winners will be named and celebrated on Jan. 26, the opening night of the Las Vegas Market. Also at the event, Susan Gravely, founder and chief executive of Vietri, will receive the prestigious legacyMore »

Judges Named for Surtex’s designext Competition

Surtex designext Competition to Focus on Wellness/Health-care Settings

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Surtex has set the slate of judges for its designext international student design competition for 2014. The judges are Dorothy Cosonas, creative director of Knoll Textiles and Knoll Luxe; David Laubach, director of design for Avanti Press; Bonnie Mackay, principal of BMackay Consulting; and Susanne Martinez, vice president of design and product developmentMore »

Atlanta Gift Show Begins


ATLANTA–The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market opens here today, giving buyers from across the country a wide selection of tabletop, giftware, home decor, garden and other items across AmericasMart’s 7 million square-foot campus. The show continues until Jan. 14, a new Tuesday-to-Tuesday run. Temporary exhibit spaces will be open Jan. 9-13. This marketMore »

Merchandise Mart Reorganizes Senior Management


CHICAGO–Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) has reorganized its senior management team following the departure of 26-year executive vice president John Brennen last week. Katherine Flaherty, vice president of building products and special projects, who is responsible for the Architects & Designers Building in New York and launching LuxeHome, the kitchen and bath retail concept inMore »