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Eastern Accents to Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in High Point

Eastern Accents

CHICAGO–Eastern Accents is celebrating its 25th year in business at High Point Market with a party in its showroom, Suites at Market Square, G-1000, on Monday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. Domino magazine is sponsoring the party. Started in 1989 by husband-and-wife team Ridvan and Siw Tatargil, the company has grown from designing kilim pillowsMore »

Macy’s Tabs Gennette as President

Jeff Gennette

CINCINNATI-Jeff Gennette, who has been Macy’s chief merchandising officer for the past five years, has been promoted to president of the department store retailer, effective immediately. Gennette reports to Terry Lundgren, who remains chairman and CEO, and who previously held the title of president. In his new role, he retains his day-to-day responsibility over Macy’sMore »

NY Now Online Registration Opens

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Online registration for the summer edition of NY Now has opened at nynow.com/register. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president of show owner and manager GLM, said, “We’ve opened NY Now attendee registration early to facilitate retailers’ summer market planning.” Falkenberg added that the online registration system allows for round-the-clock accessMore »

Richard Cohen to Represent Michael Wainwright

Michael Wainwright's Truro

NEW YORK–Tabletop artisan Michael Wainwright plans to expand its luxury showroom footprint through a new partnership with Richard Cohen Inc. The partnership will provide Richard Cohen Inc. with the exclusive rights to represent Michael Wainwright USA’s tabletop and giftware collections throughout the Northeast. “Richard has an unprecedented reputation in the industry for representing some ofMore »

EveryWare Global Posts Q4 Loss, Increased Loss for FY

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio-With gross margin off and expenses rising due to restructuring and the recently acquired business in the United Kingdom, EveryWare Global reported a net loss of $14.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter, compared to net income of $1.1 million for its fourth quarter of last year. For the fiscal year ending on Dec.More »

Nourison Appoints Caporale as Account Executive for New Territory

Jennifer Caporale

SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Jennifer Caporale has been named account executive for Nourison’s North Florida, Gulf Coast area, a newly added territory that includes North Florida, the Panhandle and the coastal and southern regions of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. She reports to David John Appelt, regional sales manager, Southeast. Responsible for managing and developing business within thisMore »

Kevin O’Brien Studio Moves High Point Showroom

Kevin O’Brien Studio

PHILADELPHIA-Kevin O’Brien Studio has relocated its High Point, N.C., showroom to room G-6013 in the Suites at Market Square. The new space will be open for High Point Market, which begins this Saturday and runs through April 10. The company’s previous High Point showroom was in room G-7046 of the same building. Christina Heppard, whoMore »

Macy’s Expands GoodWeave Collection

Goodweave Bashian Rug

NEW YORK–Macy’s has expanded its program with GoodWeave, and now offers consumers eight collections, with a total of 30 styles, in its Macy’s Fine Rug Galleries stores nationwide and online at macys.com. GoodWeave is the international nonprofit organization that works to end child labor in the carpet industry; these rugs have been certified to beMore »