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Dozens of New and Expanded Showrooms to Debut in Dallas

Dozens of New and Expanded Showrooms to Debut in Dallas

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center today announced that many of its showrooms will celebrate openings, expansions and relocations with ribbon cutting ceremonies during this week’s Total Home and Gift Market, which runs today through Jan. 24. The market includes the Dallas International Lighting Market, which runs tomorrow through Jan. 23. The schedule for ribbon cutting ceremonies isMore »

ART Announces Dallas ART Card Participants and Market Events

ART Announces Dallas ART Card Participants and Market Events

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Accessories Resource Team, the association for the decorative accessory segment of the home furnishings industry, has announced the 16 vendors participating in the organization’s ART card program during the Dallas Total Home and Gift Market, which starts today. In addition, ART will host various events during market, including a mini-seminar series. The ART cardMore »

Currey & Co.’s Bob Craig Passes Away

Currey & Co.’s Bob Craig Passes Away

ATLANTA–Currey & Co.’s sales representative Bob Craig passed away on New Year’s Day on the golf course, after having a heart attack. He was 74, and represented the company for more than 20 years. He lived in the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., area.  “It would be easy to describe Bob Craig as the consummate salesman, butMore »

Philips’ Bulb-Free Cielo to Debut in Dallas

Philips’ Bulb-Free Cielo to Debut in Dallas

ELGIN, Ill.–At this week’s Dallas International Lighting Market, Philips will introduce Cielo, a pendant that has the look of a modern light shade but with no visible light source or bulb inside. Instead, Cielo uses 24 2.5 watt Philips Luxeon LEDs, which are embedded between a fabric shade and its acrylic housing.  The company willMore »

Dallas Market Center Publications Go Digital

Dallas Market Center Publications Go Digital

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center’s full suite of custom publications — InStore, The Source, Light Source and Christmas Source — are now available for free download on the Dallas Market Center website. “The positive feedback we receive from retailers encouraged us to offer our award-winning custom publications in a new digital version,” said Cindy Morris, chief operatingMore »

Dallas Market Center Launches Mobile App

Dallas Market Center Launches Mobile App

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has released a comprehensive mobile application, downloadable from the iTunes and Android app stores. Named DallasMarket, the app includes multiple tools to help buyers navigate market and keep up to date on DMC news and events. In addition, from now until Jan. 31, DMC will donate eight meals per download to FeedingMore »

ART Announces Atlanta ART Card Participants and Market Event

ART Announces Atlanta ART Card Participants and Market Event

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Fourteen vendors will participate in Accessories Resource Team’s ART card program during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which starts today. In addition, ART will also host an event during the Market, on Saturday, Jan. 14. First launched in 2011, the ART card program is exclusive to ART members and allows allMore »

Safavieh Enters Lighting Category; Previews Line in Las Vegas

Safavieh Enters Lighting Category; Previews Line in Las Vegas

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh will preview its first lighting collection to buyers attending the upcoming Las Vegas Market. Marketed as Safavieh Lighting, the line will consist of 50 skus in Las Vegas, where the company shows in space A-101. Another 70 designs will be added for the High Point Market in April, which will be theMore »