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Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

Gilt Groupe Acquires Decorati

NEW YORK-Gilt Groupe, an online shopping destination, has acquired home decor site Decorati, expanding its footprint in home to include offerings for designers and trade-only manufacturers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Decorati is a destination site for upscale interior design products and services as well as a community for the display of designerMore »

Gift for Life Leadership Changes, Board Expands

Gift for Life Leadership Changes, Board Expands

NEW YORK-Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, has named a new chairperson and vice chair to the board, which has also added four industry veterans. Previously vice chair, Leslie Nathan-Street is now chairperson. With more than 20 years in the gift and home business, Nathan-Street was most recentlyMore »

Casey Leaving High Point Market Authority

Casey Leaving High Point Market Authority

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Brian Casey, High Point Market Authority’s president and chief executive officer is leaving the HPMA, effective April 30. Casey, who has held the position since 2006, has been named the general manager of the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center, owned by MMPI.  The HPMA executive committee said that it is overseeing anMore »

Global Views Teams up with DwellStudio

Global Views Teams up with DwellStudio

DALLAS–Home decor company Global Views has partnered with textiles company DwellStudio to introduce an eclectic line of modern accessories at next month’s High Point Market. With 70 skus in the initial launch, the line will include vases, objets d’art, trays and mirrors. “DwellStudio brings a youthful, fun and fresh perspective to our line,” said DavidMore »

Dallas Market Center’s The Next Big Thing Deadline March 28

Dallas Market Center’s The Next Big Thing Deadline March 28

DALLAS–Up-and-coming gift and home designers have until Monday, March 28, to enter Dallas Market Center’s The Next Big Thing contest, a national product search. Three finalists will be announced on April 12, and will receive airfare and hotel to the upcoming FINDS Dallas Temp Show (June 23-26) held during the Dallas Total Home & GiftMore »

Burnes of Boston Debuts Interior Designer Collections

Burnes of Boston Debuts Interior Designer Collections

ROUND ROCK, Texas-Burnes of Boston is introducing a new level of design to the marketplace with an assortment of home decor from some of the country’s most talented and best-known interior designers. The new line, known as Burnes Interiors, includes photo frames, mirrors, candleholders, and other decorative accessories created by a “dream team” of celebrity interiorMore »

Gift Fair to Hold “Market Readiness” Webinars

Gift Fair to Hold “Market Readiness” Webinars

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair will present a series of “Market Readiness” webinars for exhibitors at the summer Gift Fair. Beginning in May, the webinars will address topics such as marketing and selling strategies, trade-show operations and lead follow-up. The series will be produced jointly by NYIGF and Right Angle Strategies, aMore »

High Point Bowling Night Sponsored by IHFC, ART and HFIA

High Point Bowling Night Sponsored by IHFC, ART and HFIA

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The International Home Furnishings Center, the Accessories Resource Team and the Home Furnishings Independents Association are sponsoring another bowling night during High Point Market next month. Scheduled for Monday, April 4, at the High Point Bowling Center on West Fairfield Road, the event will include dinner, bowling and a chance to unwind fromMore »