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Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the 2011 Summer Las Vegas Market, which ends today. Yessica’s, Couronne Company and Alef Design were recognized for creating innovative and visually appealing displays to attract strong retail buyers and traffic to their spaces. “We’re very pleasedMore »

Tom Conley Named President, CEO of High Point Market Authority

Tom Conley

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The High Point Market Authority board of directors has appointed trade show executive Tom Conley president and CEO, effective Aug. 15. Conley replaces Brian Casey, who left the Market Authority in the spring. “We are very pleased to have someone of Tom’s caliber join the Market Authority, particularly with his extensive background inMore »

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Bailey Street

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Bailey Street

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–E.L.K. Lighting has completed its purchase of Bailey Street Holding Co. from Red River Ventures. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Bailey Street distributes accent furniture, case goods, chairs and mirrors through a wide network of furniture showrooms across North America. In an interview with HFN, Brad Smith, CEO of E.L.K., said theMore »

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

World Market Center Expands On-site Dining Options

LAS VEGAS–The foodie scene hits World Market Center Las Vegas just in time for Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, which opened yesterday. Las Vegas Market has a new food court on the third floor of Building C, featuring nine casual dining options. “In addition to some of the more established restaurants and kiosks throughout market,More »

Traditional Gets Cleaner, Crystal Goes Contemporary In Dallas

Traditional Gets Cleaner, Crystal Goes Contemporary In Dallas

By Andrea Lillo Contemporary crystal and cleaner traditional looks were among the themes at June’s Dallas International Lighting Market, as exhibitors used the summer to expand both existing lines as well as introduce completely new brands to the market. The former American De Rosa Lamparts has changed its name to Luminance, the parent company ofMore »

Want To Be Part of a Flash Mob in Vegas?

Want To Be Part of a Flash Mob in Vegas?

LAS VEGAS–Western Home Furnishings Association will host its first-ever Las Vegas Market flash mob next week and is inviting anyone who is interested to join in the fun. The organization will celebrate its new WHFA website, whfa.org, by launching beach balls up into the air on Tuesday, August 2, at 2 p.m. in the WorldMore »

World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas has agreed to continue its program to provide complimentary retailer memberships to the Gift & Home Trade Association for new gift buyers who attend the upcoming summer Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market. The market center had provided these free memberships at the winter market, after it and the associationMore »

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Nulco Lighting

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Nulco Lighting

NESQUEHONING, Pa.–Under its sister corporation Mt. Summit Lighting, E.L.K. Lighting has acquired Nulco Lighting, a Rhode Island-based lighting manufacturer that was founded in 1946. Over the next four week period, E.L.K. will move Nulco’s operations to E.L.K.’s headquarters here, it said in a release. The company expects to resume order fulfillment by August 15. Nulco’sMore »