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Conran Redux

Conran Redux

By Warren Shoulberg The Conran Shop has moved downtown—and downstairs too. The iconic home furnishings store—a cornerstone of contemporary design and often the launch point of important new products—is marking its second decade in the United States with an entirely new store in an entirely new location. But it’s still very much Terence Conran’s place.More »

Gourmet Housewares Show Joins NYIGF in Summer 2011

Gourmet Housewares Show Joins NYIGF in Summer 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-In response to retailer survey results, the Gourmet Housewares Show will be held each summer in New York City, beginning in August 2011, within the New York International Gift Fair. This permanent move to summer–which is a change from previously announced plans –was based upon results of a retailer survey, which indicated aMore »

Williamsburg Teams With Creative Co-Op

Williamsburg Teams With Creative Co-Op

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.-Williamsburg is launching a licensing relationship with Creative Co-Op, known for its  trend-driven gifts and decorative accessories.  Under the extensive Williamsburg  Garden Story Collection, Creative Co-Op will launch assorted gifts and home decor at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23-29, and at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, JulyMore »

Dallas Market Center to Launch InStore LIVE! Next Month

Dallas Market Center to Launch InStore LIVE! Next Month

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center will debut an intensive workshop for retailers during its Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23 to 29, which will give participants advice for enhancing their business. Called InStore LIVE!, the five-hour event will be held from 1-6:30 p.m. on June 23, in the Expo area between the World Trade CenterMore »

Eco-Friendly Expo Sheduled for 7 W

Eco-Friendly Expo Sheduled for 7 W

NEW YORK–7 W New York will host The Eco-Friendly Expo, showcasing the best in high-end design, architecture, transportation, travel, art and fashion. The Expo is devoted to bringing green to a new level, with over 50 exhibitors on board for the boutique style marketplace including El Museo del Barrio, Decorazon Gallery, Kohler, Cosmos Communications, TheMore »

ARTS Awards Call for Nominees; Deadline July 1

ARTS Awards Call for Nominees; Deadline July 1

DALLAS–Nominations for the 22nd annual ARTS Awards are now being accepted, and anyone in the home furnishings industry can participate. Targeting both retailers and manufacturers, award categories include Rising Star, Academy of Achievement, Product Designer of the Year, and Sales Representative of the Year. The awards are given by the Accessories Resource Team (ART), theMore »

Registration for August’s Tendence Now Open

Registration for August’s Tendence Now Open

FRANKFURT, Germany–Back in its former time period at the end of August, Tendence is now open for visitor registration. Scheduled for Aug. 27-to 31, Tendence focuses on furnishings and gifts for the home. Special exhibits will include the products from 27 young designers, shown in the Loft product area in Hall 11.0.

Accent on Design Jury Accepts More than 30 Companies to Exhibit

Accent on Design Jury Accepts More than 30 Companies to Exhibit

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The jury for the Accent on Design division of the New York International Gift Fair has accepted more than 30 additional companies to exhibit in the section at this summer’s Gift Fair. This grouping will bring the total number of exhibitors in Accent on Design to nearly 200, according to GLM, owner andMore »