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Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK has evolved its home decor collections, introducing a product mix intended to maximizecurrent decor sales for independent retailers looking for innovation, the company said. Key collections in Midwest-CBK’s revised product line include Vintage French, the Classics, Casa Cristina, Mediterranean, and Heartland, which is a tribute to American-style decor. Destination categories with highMore »

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg will launch product from more than 10 licensees at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 12-19. This is one of the Williamsburg’s most extensive launches to date, according to the company. “We are thrilled to debut such a wide array of holiday and year-round products that illustrate Williamsburg’s unique nicheMore »

New and Expanded Showrooms to be Highlighted at Chicago Market

New and Expanded Showrooms to be Highlighted at Chicago Market

CHICAGO—The January Chicago Market will spotlight several new tenants and expanded showrooms at the Merchandise Mart. Newcomers include Casa Bella, a vendor of specialty gifts and home furnishings, in room 13-416; Craft Outlet, a supplier of country and primitive crafts, in room 13-342; Marci Lorts, who represents a number of accessories lines, in room 13-238;More »

Brownlee Currey Named President of Currey & Company

Brownlee Currey Named President of Currey & Company

ATLANTA — Brownlee Currey has been named president of the 22-year-old home furnishings manufacturer Currey & Company, succeeding Barry Wabler. Currey is the son of the company’s founders, Robert and Suzanne Currey, and has worked at the company since 2001, and in every department. His most recent position at Currey & Company was heading theMore »

NYIGF Exhibitors Awarded Highest Sustainability Status

NYIGF Exhibitors Awarded Highest Sustainability Status

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Six exhibitors in the New York International Gift Fair’s Sustainability: design for a better world section have been designated as achieving the highest level of sustainability for their products, production processes and business practices. The companies are Handmade Expressions for its “old school” journals and gift bags, The Green Glass Co. for theMore »

tag Names Floyd Sullivan Marketing Manager

tag Names Floyd Sullivan Marketing Manager

CHICAGO, Ill. – Trade Associates Group, Ltd. (tag) has named Floyd Sullivan marketing manager for the company’s line of gifts, decorative accessories and tabletop products, as well as its tfg line of contemporary furniture. Sullivan’s duties will include all tag and tfg advertising, public relations, e-marketing, trade show planning, and other wholesale support responsibilities. SullivanMore »

O’Brien to Keynote California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES—Designer Thomas O’Brien will deliver the keynote address at the California Gift Show on Jan. 21. O’Brien will speak about the inspirations that have shaped his design philosophy, including classic, modern and traditional styles. He will also discuss his new book, “American Modern,” a survey of seven of his most influential projects. The O’BrienMore »