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World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

World Market Center Las Vegas Recognizes Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor temporary exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the recent Las Vegas Market. This was the first-of-its kind awards presentation for the fast-growing gift sector at World Market Center Las Vegas. Lynne’s Whim of Swampscott, Mass., Rustic Ironwerks of Chino Valley, Ariz., and TheMore »

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

Blog: Rug Showrooms to Relocate at Las Vegas Market

FROM THE MARKET—Among the news at the first day of the Las Vegas show, World Market Center execs said rug showrooms currently on the eighth floor of Building C will relocate to the heart of the home decor section in Building B. The WMC said the move is being made to accommodate the growing giftMore »

ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

ARTS Award Winners Celebrated in Dallas

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team, the trade association representing the decorative accessory industry, announced the winners of the 22nd annual ARTS Awards during a gala event held Jan. 22 in The Grand Pavilion at the Trade Mart. Guests attended the ceremony that recognized ARTS Awards recipients in 28 different categories. HGTV wasMore »

Blog: Gambling on New in Las Vegas

Blog: Gambling on New in Las Vegas

FROM THE MARKET–The home furnishings industry’s trade show tour continues today at the World Market Center for the World  Market. The mood for the opening day of the show appears to be a continuation of the optimism found at last week’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market; and in Atlanta the previous week for theMore »

Blog: The Beatles, Dichroic Coatings, and Made in America Products: All in a Day’s Work in Dallas

Blog: The Beatles, Dichroic Coatings, and Made in America Products: All in a Day’s Work in Dallas

DALLAS-The Dallas International Lighting Market enters its second day, with plenty of products and announcements along with it. After their recent availability on iTunes, the Beatles continue to make news, as Stylecraft has just gained the license for framed art for the Fab Four. The initial 12 items includes album covers such as Abbey RoadMore »

Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

DALLAS–The lighting industry begins 2011 with its pilgrimage to the Dallas International Lighting Market, which opens today. Many companies are debuting new, relocated or expanded showrooms, and will host ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate. For today, these include 26th & Soho (World Trade Center #521-B) at 2 p.m. and Stylecraft (WTC, #10074) at 2:15 p.m.More »

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

DALLAS-Kichler will hold several seminars for attendees during the upcoming Dallas International Lighting Market in its showroom. Ed Sanders, the designer/carpenter from “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will give two presentations on Friday, Jan. 21. The first, at 2 p.m., is called “Make it Personal: The Ultimate Customer Connection,” where Sanders will discuss how to gleanMore »

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

CLEVELAND–With 36 years of lighting experience at Kichler, Jeffrey Dross has been named to the post of corporate director of education and industry trends. He will serve as the corporate trends analyst, media spokesperson and industry liaison, as well as expand the company’s training efforts for sales representatives, customers, specifiers and other industry audiences. “JeffMore »