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Ganz Acquires Danielson Designs

Ganz Acquires Danielson Designs

TORONTO–Giftware company Ganz has purchased Danielson Designs, a gift and home decor company located in Trinidad, Colo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Danielson Designs, which specializes in gift and wall décor “with a story” inspired by family, love and other special events, will continue to operate as usual, and its complete product offeringMore »

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the 2011 Summer Las Vegas Market, which ends today. Yessica’s, Couronne Company and Alef Design were recognized for creating innovative and visually appealing displays to attract strong retail buyers and traffic to their spaces. “We’re very pleasedMore »

Biltmore Debuts Olmsted Frame Collection

Biltmore Debuts Olmsted Frame Collection

ASHEVILLE, N.C.–Larson-Juhl, a license partner with Biltmore, has launched a collection of frames inspired by Frederick Law Olmsted, the landscape architect who designed the grounds of the Biltmore estate. The Olmsted collection is available in four aged finishes, including classic Gold and Silver tones, as well as the more contemporary finishes of Iron and DeepMore »

Tom Conley Named President, CEO of High Point Market Authority

Tom Conley

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The High Point Market Authority board of directors has appointed trade show executive Tom Conley president and CEO, effective Aug. 15. Conley replaces Brian Casey, who left the Market Authority in the spring. “We are very pleased to have someone of Tom’s caliber join the Market Authority, particularly with his extensive background inMore »

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

LAS VEGAS–The foodie scene hits World Market Center Las Vegas just in time for Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, which opened yesterday. Las Vegas Market has a new food court on the third floor of Building C, featuring nine casual dining options. “In addition to some of the more established restaurants and kiosks throughout market,More »

bwconnect Launches “Like for Life” Campaign

bwconnect Launches “Like for Life” Campaign

LAKEWOOD, Colo.–Gift & Home wholesale shopping site bwconnect has launched the first phase of an online fundraising campaign to benefit Gift for Life. From now through Nov. 30, the company will donate $1 to Gift for Life for each new fan who joins the organization’s Facebook fan page. The company will also donate $1 forMore »

Gift Fair Names Two Scholarship Winners

Gift Fair Names Two Scholarship Winners

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Montreal-based String Theory and Haptic Lab of Brooklyn, N.Y., have been designated the winners of the Carol Sedestrom Ross “Maker-to-Market” scholarships, awarded by the New York International Gift Fair. The scholarships—named in memory of Ross, the long-time director of craft marketing at Gift Fair owner and manager GLM, who passed away last year—recognizeMore »

Tendence to Focus on Worldwide Trends

Tendence to Focus on Worldwide Trends

Attendees to Tendence, scheduled for Aug. 26 to 30, 2011, in Frankfurt, Germany, will not only see worldwide trends and products in home furnishings, but also new show features, such as the debut of a new Home&Trend Award, as well as special focuses on Austria and Africa. More than a month before the show opened,More »