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Millennials Expert Dorsey to Speak at Dallas Market

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DALLAS-Jason Dorsey, author and expert on millennials marketing strategy, will present “Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business” on June 19 during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Known as “The Gen Y Guy,” Dorsey has appeared on “60 Minutes,” “20/20,” CNBC, Fox News, “The Today Show,” “TheMore »

High Point Market Opens

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HIGH POINT, N.C.–The spring High Point Market opens today with thousands of product introductions—plus a plethora of networking opportunities—on tap. Among the notable happenings, Trump Home by Dorya is unveiling a new 50-piece furniture collection; Surya is showing its first foray into the bedding category; Highland House is debuting a furniture collection from Barclay Butera;More »

Surya to Expand Lighting Line in High Point

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CALHOUN, Ga.–Surya will significantly expand its lighting category, which debuted last fall, at the upcoming High Point Market, adding more than 100 lamps in a range of styles, price points, colors and sizes. The expansion is in addition to its bedding line launch, which debuts at this show. It exhibits at Showplace, space 4100. TheMore »

Furniture Association Offers Buyer Help in High Point

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ROSEVILLE, Calif.–The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) provides High Point buyers a one-stop marketplace filled with business service providers offering money-saving tools to improve their businesses. The Retailer Resource Center (RRC), located on the first floor of Plaza Suites, hosts more than 30 vendors that offer products and services ranging from advertising and marketing,More »

Lamps Plus Partners with Jamie Young at High Point Market

Lamps Plus’ exclusive Jamie Young pendants

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–Lamps Plus will debut an exclusive group of mini pendants from designer Jamie Young as part of the retailer’s ongoing efforts to introduce high design to the everyday consumer. The Cloud seven-inch mini pendant lights will be unveiled at High Point Market. They are handcrafted and inspired by the materials, textures and colors theMore »

AIMsights Adds Associates

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DOVER, Pa.–The AIMsights Group, a market research firm, has named Judy Bono and Henry Ching as senior associates. Bono worked at The Pfaltzgraff Co. for more than 20 years, managing branded, licensed and private label product categories and merchandised assortments across multiple channels—including stores, catalogs and e-commerce—and built the Pfaltzgraff’s licensing business with more thanMore »

GuildMaster Launches “Stories Made by Hand” Contest

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–GuildMaster has launched a contest calling for buyers to submit their favorite stories of how GuildMaster pieces have enhanced their lives for a chance to receive a $1,000 credit towards a future order. The contest will accept entries until Sunday, April 6. Buyers can enter by sharing their stories on the GuildMaster Facebook page,More »

ART Conference Presents Speed Dating ART Style

ART Names 2013 Conference Site

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART Conference 2014 has added a “Speed Dating ART Style” line-up of subjects and coaches for its annual conference in May. This year, ART Conference will be held May 1-4 at Paradise Point in San Diego, and the inaugural Speed Dating ART Style program is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, May 2. AttendeesMore »