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EveryWare Receives New Extension on Loan Agreement

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio-EveryWare Global has gained a further extension for the forbearance on its term loan agreement with the agreement’s administrative agent and other lenders, this one to last through July 22. The extension provides that the parties to the forbearance agreement, which constitute more than 50 percent of the lenders under the term loan agreement,More »

AmericasMart Grants Visual Display Awards

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market Opens Today

ATLANTA–AmericasMart recognized merchandising excellence with visual display awards during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market last week. The at-Market adjudication yielded the following winners for outstanding visual presentation in permanent showrooms, temporary exhibits and showcase window displays. Showrooms Building 1 Floor 20: Allstate Floral, Inc. Floor 19: Supreme Silk Floor 18: Jim MarvinMore »

Helen of Troy Q1 Net Up 13.9 Percent

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EL PASO, Texas-In what its CEO, Julien Mininberg, described as “a solid start” to its new fiscal year, Helen of Troy reported a 13.9 percent gain in first-quarter net income, which totaled 13.9 percent. Net sales in the quarter, which ended on May 31, were up 2.4 percent to a record $311.8 million. Mininberg saidMore »

Zak Offers Tiny Baking Sets for Tiny Chefs

Let’s Make Cookies! set

SPOKANE, Wash.–Zak Designs has developed Tiny Chefs Activity Sets so that kids can polish their culinary skills with products that are made specifically for them. The four different baking sets are designed to help kids create some of their favorite treats. The Let’s Make Cupcakes! set features a small whisk for stirring batter, a spatulaMore »

The American Made Show Joins Dallas Gift Market

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DALLAS-The American Made Show, a wholesale market for handcrafted products from American and Canadian artists, will debut in Dallas as part of the Total Home & Gift Market next summer, under a new partnership between Dallas Market Center and the producers of the American Made Show. The American Made Show to be held in DallasMore »

Keurig Becomes Exclusive Maker of Harris Teeter K-Cups

Keurig Green Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt.-Keurig Green Mountain has become the exclusive manufacturer of Harris Teeter-branded K-Cup packs for its Keurig brewing system. Financial terms of the agreement between Keurig and the southern department-store chain were not disclosed. The new line of K-Cups is available now at Harris Teeter stores and on harristeeter.com. It is launching with an assortmentMore »

EveryWare Gains Extension for Loan Agreement

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio-EveryWare Global has received an extension for the forbearance on its term loan agreement through July 15. Under the terms of the amendment agreed upon between the company, its administrative agent and its lenders, the lenders will continue to forbear from exercising their rights and remedies under the term loan through 5 p.m. onMore »

Epicurean in the Pink with New Cutting Board

Epicurean pink board

DULUTH, Minn.–Epicurean is introducing a new pink color to its line of Recycled Poly Boards to benefit breast cancer research. The board will be sold in Epicurean’s traditional distribution channels, and 10 percent of all retail sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).  “We believe very strongly in BCRF’s mission, andMore »