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ABC News Looking for Home Sources

ABC News Looking for Home Sources

NEW YORK–­ABC News has launched a Made in America project and is looking for companies in the home furnishings industry to participate. The project will see ABC purchase a home and outfit it entirely with goods made in America. ABC News said it started the project to highlight the idea that using goods made inMore »

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

Eco Choice Awards Winners Chosen at NYIGF

NEW YORK–Three exhibitors at last week’s New York International Gift Fair were honored with the Eco Choice Awards, which recognize innovative and environmentally responsible gift and home products. The Growbottle Upcycled HydroGarden by Potting Shed Creations, made from repurposed restaurant wine bottles, received the Most Innovative award. Teatulia Premium 100% Organic Teas, from Teatulia andMore »

Dick Idol Brand Forms New Partnership With Crestview

Dick Idol Brand Forms New Partnership With Crestview

WHITEFISH, Mont.–Montana outdoorsman, artist and outdoor lifestyle personality Dick Idol has consolidated his lighting, accessories, wall decor and accent furniture under one roof with his new partnership with Crestview. A new line of about 200 SKUs will be introduced at April’s High Point Market, where Crestview shows in The Suites at Market Square, #M-1000B andMore »

ASID Selects “Top Picks” at Gift Fair

ASID Selects “Top Picks” at Gift Fair

NEW YORK–The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has honored seven exhibitors at the New York International Gift Fair with its “Top Picks” for 2011. According to a joint statement from ASID and the Gift Fair, the winner for imaginative product presentation is Luna Bella. For innovative product design, The Groundwork Group was given theMore »

World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor temporary exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the recent Las Vegas Market. This was the first-of-its kind awards presentation for the fast-growing gift sector at World Market Center Las Vegas. Lynne’s Whim of Swampscott, Mass., Rustic Ironwerks of Chino Valley, Ariz., and TheMore »

Best in Show Award Winners Announced in Chicago

Best in Show Award Winners Announced in Chicago

CHICAGO – Leading exhibitors and showrooms were honored with Best Display Awards at the Chicago Market, located at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, last month. Winners were selected by an internal panel committee and were judged on innovation, design and creativity. Best Exhibit Display Award Winners included 79 West Designs and Blue Barnhouse in Beckman’s HandcraftedMore »

Gift Industry Execs Honored in New York

Gift Industry Execs Honored in New York

NEW YORK–The gift industry gathered Sunday for the 19th annual Party for Life, a charitable event that benefitted DIFFA, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, while celebrating some of the leaders in the industry. The Party for Life, held at The Boathouse restaurant in Central Park, featured a short program honoring Kathy Ireland, chief executive officerMore »

In Frankfurt, Exhibitors Relish The World Stage

In Frankfurt, Exhibitors Relish The World Stage

By Allison Zisko Ambiente’s global reach, the window it provides into other cultures and cuisines, and its reputation as a trend incubator have cemented its position as one of the most important international shows for tabletop and housewares executives. The trade fair, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany Feb. 11-15, has grown as an internationalMore »