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Eastern Accents to Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in High Point

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CHICAGO–Eastern Accents is celebrating its 25th year in business at High Point Market with a party in its showroom, Suites at Market Square, G-1000, on Monday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. Domino magazine is sponsoring the party. Started in 1989 by husband-and-wife team Ridvan and Siw Tatargil, the company has grown from designing kilim pillowsMore »

Furniture Association Offers Buyer Help in High Point

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) provides High Point buyers a one-stop marketplace filled with business service providers offering money-saving tools to improve their businesses. The Retailer Resource Center (RRC), located on the first floor of Plaza Suites, hosts more than 30 vendors that offer products and services ranging from advertising and marketing,More »

LaVon Barnes, The Prime Source Founder, 58

LaVon Barnes

DALLAS–LaVon Barnes, a former retail buyer whose sharp product development instincts led her to create her own sourcing company, The Prime Source, passed away on March 21 from complications of cancer. She was 58. Barnes began her career in retail buying offices. She first worked as a buyer at Sanger Harris (Federated) in Dallas. SheMore »

AIMsights Adds Associates

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DOVER, Pa.–The AIMsights Group, a market research firm, has named Judy Bono and Henry Ching as senior associates. Bono worked at The Pfaltzgraff Co. for more than 20 years, managing branded, licensed and private label product categories and merchandised assortments across multiple channels—including stores, catalogs and e-commerce—and built the Pfaltzgraff’s licensing business with more thanMore »

AmericasMart to Grow Home

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta has unveiled a plan to expand its home furnishings offerings with the opening of Building 1 Floor 15, an addition of more than 100,000 square feet of space created expressly for design-led furniture. The development program for the new space launches in July, and the space will officially open in January 2015 atMore »

Brandwise Adds Graham to VP Team

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LAKEWOOD, Colo.–Nelson “Nick” Graham has joined technology solutions provider Brandwise as a vice president, reporting to President and Co-Founder, Todd Litzman. Graham will oversee the operations department, which consists of technical support, implementations, client management, and site content, and will provide guidance and insight in overall company direction with a focus on strengthening teams andMore »

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Help

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will offer its exhibitors access to an expanded “Market Readiness” program for the summer edition of the show. The multipart series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address marketing and selling strategies, booth display, trade show operation and lead follow-up. “We are delighted to expandMore »