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High Point Marketing Authority Wins ProAds Award

Tom Conley

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority led the field in the 2013 ProAds Awards competition, taking home Best in Show, Best of North Carolina, two Gold awards (best in category-complete campaign and print ads), one Silver (press invitation direct mail piece) and one Bronze award (new logo design) for its Inspirations campaign. “This recognitionMore »

Thomas O’Brien to Address Dallas Market in Jan.

Thomas O’Brien

DALLAS–Designer Thomas O’Brien will serve as the keynote speaker at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market in January. O’Brien will speak on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Noon on the first floor of the World Trade Center. O’Brien is based in Manhattan and is the proprietor of Aero Ltd, the influential SoHo home boutiqueMore »

Generation Brands Appoints Ambroson National Merchandising Manager

Will Ambroson

CHICAGO–Will Ambroson has been named to the newly created position of national merchandising manager for Generation Brands’ Sea Gull Lighting and Feiss-Monte Carlo brands, where he will manage product merchandising for national and regional tradeshows, such as the Dallas International Lighting Market and the International Builders’ Show. He will also head up merchandising for showroomMore »

Las Vegas Market Expands Temporaries, Targets Tabletop, Home Decor

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market said it will continue to change, grow and redefine the market experience for participants at the January edition of Las Vegas Market.  Winter market highlights will include a new Sunday-Thursday date pattern, increased breadth and depth of permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits, exponentially increased buyer attendance and unparalleled market amenities, educationalMore »

NY Now Promoting Flying Discounts for Winter Show

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–NY Now will present its newly re-organized exhibit floor and related re-branding to retailers attending the New York market’s winter edition in February. NY Now said it has secured exclusive travel discounts on two major airlines—Delta and American Airlines—for market week travel into New York City.  Delta Airlines will offer up to 10More »

Blog: Report From High Point

Port 68 debuted its Scalamandre licensed line

HIGH POINT, N.C.–High Point Market wraps up its third day today. Here are some highlights we’ve seen so far: Sauder rebranded itself with a new, modern logo, stylish packaging, digital platforms—and product introductions—to appeal to younger consumers. “[The millenials’] biggest challenge is getting the look without the price,” said Mike Lambright, Sauder’s vice president ofMore »

Vendor Expansions, Returns Made at World Market Center

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Seven vendors said they plan to open or expand showrooms at World Market Center, while six upscale resources are joining the c-ONE showcase of temporary exhibitors for Las Vegas Market in January. Vendors announcing expanded participation or returns to Winter Market following a hiatus include Chandra, a supplier of floor coverings, rugs, decorative accessoriesMore »

High Point Market Opens

HFNHighPoint Cover

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The home furnishings industry converges on this lovely southern town today for High Point Market, which runs through Oct. 24. Among the thousands of fashionable introductions, HFN is debuting HFN High Point, an exclusive market issue featuring news, trends and interviews with industry leaders.  The special issue will be handed out at numerousMore »