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GHTA Conference Slated for November

GHTA Conference Slated for November

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The Gift & Home Trade Association will hold its annual conference from Nov. 17-20 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans. Archie Manning, former National Football League quarterback, will deliver the keynote address on Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m., giving his insights onleadership, depending on others and flexibility. Other highlights from conference include: –HeatherMore »

Mariaux to Speak on Maison & Objet Trends

Mariaux to Speak on Maison & Objet Trends

NEW YORK–International licensing agent Hermine Mariaux will present “Maison & Objet Market Review 2011” on Oct. 26 at an event sponsored by the New York chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association. Mariaux, who has developed and marketed home-furnishings collections including Springs Global’s Court of Versailles line, will speak on the product, fabric andMore »

7 W New York to Host Eco-Friendly Expo

7 W New York to Host Eco-Friendly Expo

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building 7 W New York welcomes the Eco-Friendly Expo, a high-end business-to-business marketplace spotlighting eco-innovation and sustainable design, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2011, during the New York Market’s Winter Gift Show Week (Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2011). The Expo will serve as a platform for environmentally friendly companies, services and buyers. “7 W NewMore »

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

Caffco to Unveil New Dallas Showroom

MONTGOMERY, Ala.–Home decor and garden manufacturer Caffco will reveal its newest showroom in the Dallas Trade Mart in January. This launch follows the opening of its showroom in Building 2 in Atlanta’s AmericasMart earlier this year. In addition, Caffco has announced its partnership with the Dallas-based J. Brandes sales organization. When visiting the new DallasMore »

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

Showplace Unveils Smart Phone Shopping App

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Showplace, a multi-tenant showroom building, is unveiling a smart phone shopping app at the market designed to revolutionize the buyer experience. The app, called Showplace Shopper, enables buyers to scan Quick Response codes assigned to products as they shop Showplace showrooms—capturing information about the products and images of items that interest them onMore »

WithIt Holds Raffle for Luxury Getaway

WithIt Holds Raffle for Luxury Getaway

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network in the home and furnishings industries, is holding a raffle for a luxury getaway for two to the Monterey Peninsula in California. With a value of $14,000, the prize includes first class airfare within the U.S. where available, four nights at Pebble Beach Lodge with an ocean viewMore »

Paul Heifetz Dies at 83

Paul Heifetz Dies at 83

WESTON, Conn.–Paul Heifetz, a long-time executive with Raymor-Moreddi, has died. He was 83. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Heifetz starting his home furnishings career working for his stepfather at The Heifetz Lamp Company in New York in the early 1950s. He then joined Raymor-Moreddi as vice president of sales atMore »