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GLM May Be for Sale, Owner Says

GLM May Be for Sale, Owner Says

LONDON–Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), owner of GLM, said it is exploring “strategic alternatives” about the company’s U.S. trade-show unit—which, according to sources, could include a sale of the business. The statement said, “The strategic review of GLM follows the conclusion that there is limited opportunity to leverage the GLM assets across the widerMore »

Members-Only Design Site Fab.com Launches Today

Members-Only Design Site Fab.com Launches Today

NEW YORK-Fab.com launched today as the newest members-only site to offer products for a limited time. Targeting design enthusiasts, Fab.com features daily design inspirations and flash sales at up to 70 percent off. It already has 200,000 members and more than 175 designers and manufacturers on board, the company said. Fab.com will feature design productsMore »

Manila F.A.M.E. Gains Strength Through Unification

Manila F.A.M.E. Gains Strength Through Unification

With the backing of the Philippine government, the twice yearly Manila F.A.M.E. show is promising a bigger and better exhibition marked by a unified vendor base. The furniture and fashion accessories categories will rejoin the housewares, gift and home decor contingent to showcase the best of Philippine design Oct. 16-19 at the SMX Convention Center,More »

Artissimo Acquires Lot 26 Studio

Artissimo Acquires Lot 26 Studio

LOS ANGELES-Wall decor supplier Artissimo Designs has purchased Lot 26 Studio, a manufacturer of decorative adhesive product lines based in San Francisco. Offering a line of wall decals and adhesive mirrors, Lot 26 Studio will operate as an independent division of Artissimo Holdings, which does business as Artissimo Designs. The acquisition underscores Artissimo’s objective toMore »

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

WithIt Announces 2011 WOW Awards Finalists

GREENSBORO, N.C.­—WithIt, the women’s leadership development network, named the finalists for its WOW Awards for 2011, with Stickley Furniture President Aminy Audi earning its Legacy Award. The Legacy Award is bestowed to a woman who has made significant lifetime contributions to the home and furnishings industries. Nominees for the Education Award are Lauren West, directorMore »

Designer Vern Yip to Appear at Atlanta Gift Show

Designer Vern Yip to Appear at Atlanta Gift Show

ATLANTA-Award-winning architectural and interior designer Vern Yip will appear at AmericasMart’s Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market to introduce Burnes Interiors, a new home decor collection from Burnes of Boston.           The July 16 event begins with a meet-and-greet from 12 noon to 1 p.m., hosted by Burnes of Boston and AmericasMart. Yip will makeMore »

Artissimo Launches Sports and Entertainment Division

Artissimo Launches Sports and Entertainment Division

LOS ANGELES-Artissimo Designs has launched a new sports and entertainment division headed by Adam Zucker, who recently joined the company as vice president of sports and entertainment marketing. Artissimo has also secured individual licensing rights to team imagery from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League andMore »

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

IFDA Prepares Networking Event

NEW YORK–The New York Chapter of the IFDA will hold its “Cocktails, Conversation and Connections” networking event next Monday, June 6. Held inside Grand Central Station at The Campbell Apartment, located at 15 Vanderbilt Place, the event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and includes a cash bar. To RSVP, email your name,More »