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Decorative Living Relocates Headquarters, Showroom

Decorative Living Relocates Headquarters, Showroom

BRISTOL, Pa.–Decorative Living, a vendor of home decor made with natural ingredients, has moved its headquarters and showroom to a new location here. Measuring 7,600 square feet, the new space is 40 percent larger than its previous location, which was also in this Bucks County, Pa., community. Pat Bullock, Decorative Living’s national sales manager, saidMore »

Gift for Life Launches National “Change for Life” Initiative

Gift for Life Launches National “Change for Life” Initiative

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole charitable organization, has announced a new fundraising initiative: Change for Life. This national donation program begins with a select group of 12 industry-leading companies setting aside a pre-determined, per-order amount to Gift for Life for each order placed at major trade events acrossMore »

7 W New York Slates Events for Gift & Home Textiles Market Week

7 W New York Slates Events for Gift & Home Textiles Market Week

NEW YORK–The  7 W New York showroom building has scheduled a number of events for the Gift & Home Textiles Market this coming August. On Aug. 13, the all-day Shop 7 W First on Friday event will welcome buyers with showroom specials, raffles, giveaways and specialty refreshments. From 4 to 6 p.m. on that day,More »

Williamsburg Debuts Co-Branding Arrangement With Kate McRostie

Williamsburg Debuts Co-Branding Arrangement With Kate McRostie

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg has launched a co-branding venture with artist Kate McRostie that will include products featuring McRostie’s designs, inspired by the archives at Colonial Williamsburg. Called “The Embroidered Garden,” the first artwork under this partnership will be introduced at the upcoming Licensing International Expo from June 8-10 in Las Vegas. The art has been developedMore »

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

World Market Center Launches Web Sites

LAS VEGAS—The World Market Center has debuted five Web sites to provide information and tools on its brands. The trade-show center has unveiled a new corporate Web site at wmclv.com and four event sites for the Las Vegas Market (lasvegasmarket.com), Gift+Home (giftandhomelv.com), Vegas Kids (vegaskidslv.com) and INSPIREDESIGN (inspiredesignlv.com). This portfolio of new sites also includesMore »

Handmade Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Handmade Celebrates 25th Anniversary

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The addition of more than 35 companies in two new product sections, brand new exhibit space, and the launch of a major industry partnership will set a tone of progress during the 25th anniversary edition of Handmade at the New York International Gift Fair, Aug. 14-18, at New York City’s Jacob K. JavitsMore »

Four Hands Acquires Bluefish Home

Four Hands Acquires Bluefish Home

AUSTIN, Texas-Four Hands has purchased Bluefish Home, an international furniture company based in Marietta, Ga. This is Four Hands’ second acquisition in 90 days, following the addition of lighting company Architects & Heroes in March. For the past 11 years, Bluefish has offered hand-finished furniture, and each piece is crafted by artisans in Honduras. FourMore »

Schauben to Receive Icon Honors Stewardship Award

Schauben to Receive Icon Honors Stewardship Award

ATLANTA-The Icon Honors  executive committee has unanimously elected to honor Peter Schauben, the founder of the industry organization Gift for Life, with a special industry Stewardship Award at the inaugural Honors celebration scheduled for July 17 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Schauben’s career spans almost fourMore »