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IMC Appoints Morris Senior Director-Gift Leasing for Las Vegas Market

Terence Morris

LAS VEGAS–International Market Centers announced that Terence Morris has been appointed to the new position of senior director-gift leasing for Las Vegas Market.  Morris, a gift industry veteran, most recently served as a consultant to Las Vegas Market supporting the market’s accelerated expansion into the gift sector and managing key accounts. Morris boasts more thanMore »

IMC Seminar Series for Spring High Point Market Announced

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Seminar Series, presented by International Market Centers, is back with a full roster of programming. Seminars are slated to run Saturday, April 5, through Tuesday, April 8, and will feature top design personalities, trend setters and brand influencers discussing the next big things in design, brand building and industryMore »

Gift for Life Gets Ready to Walk

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NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ charitable organization, has partnered with the National Stationery Show to participate in AIDS Walk New York in May. The walk will take place Sunday, May 18, the opening day of the Show.  The Gift For Life/National Stationery Show team will recruit walkers to raiseMore »

Barbara Bradley Baekgaard to be Honored in Atlanta

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ATLANTA–Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, co-founder and chief creative officer of Vera Bradley, will receive the Icon Honors 2014 Lifetime Achievement Honor in ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, July 10, during AmericasMart’s International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The Lifetime Achievement Honor is conferred by the Icon Honors board of governors, which is co-chaired by Icon Honors FounderMore »

Antique & Design Center Announces Education Series

Denise McGaha

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The Antique & Design Center at Market Square is once again staging its popular seminar and event series at the April High Point Market. “Each season, buyers who shop the Antique & Design Center leave with incredible, one-of-a-kind finds, ideas and renewed creativity thanks to our ongoing lecture and event series,” said KarenMore »

Safavieh Home Furnishings Stores Launch ‘Safavieh Style’ Magazine

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NEW YORK–Safavieh Home Furnishings premiered ‘Safavieh Style’, its first consumer-targeted magazine at a launch party last night at the retailer’s flagship store in Manhattan. The 108-page glossy magazine features homes designed by the Safavieh Home Furnishings sales staff, all licensed interior designers. Following a shelter book format, the publication also includes home furnishings trend articles,More »

Generation Brands Promotes Wolf, Wilcox

Michael Wolf

SKOKIE, Ill.–Generation Brands has promoted Michael Wolf to vice president of customer service and Stephanie Wilcox to director of e-commerce and national accounts. Generation Brands is the parent company of Feiss, Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting and Sea Gull Lighting. Wolf, who reports to Generation Brands COO Jim Brewer, first joined Generation Brands inMore »

NY Now Teams with Museum Store Association

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The NY Now trade show has formed a partnership with the Museum Store Association (MSA) which will lead to a half-day educational program at the summer NY Now. Scheduled for Aug. 16, MSA’s Certificate Learning Program will address issues such as merchandising, resource planning, staffing, customer experience, loss prevention, analysis and reporting. TheMore »