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Shaw Debuts HGTV Collection at Atlanta Market

Shaw Debuts HGTV Collection at Atlanta Market

ATLANTA–Shaw Industries and HGTV have expanded their partnership with the debut of the HGTV Home-Flooring by Shaw collection here at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The licensing program includes area rugs, carpet, hardwood and laminate. Each category will include eco-friendly options as well. Shaw has been the exclusive flooring provider for the HGTV Green HomeMore »

Midwest-CBK to Host The 3/50 Project Founder in Atlanta

Midwest-CBK to Host The 3/50 Project Founder in Atlanta

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK will host Cinda Baxter, founder of The 3/50 Project, in its Atlanta showroom on Sunday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. to meet and talk with customers, sharing her advice and suggestions for spreading the news about shopping at local independents. The 3/50 Project is a grass roots awareness campaign focused on reuniting consumersMore »

Gift Fair Licensing Gallery to Showcase Artwork

Gift Fair Licensing Gallery to Showcase Artwork

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–New and original artwork will be highlighted at The Licensing Gallery @ NYIGF, the New York International Gift Fair’s business-to-business forum for artists, designers, design studios, trend companies and licensing agents. Fifteen exhibitors will present their artwork at the upcoming Gift Fair, and will offer artwork for sale or license to manufacturers forMore »

West Bend Begins 100th Anniversary with New Website

West Bend Begins 100th Anniversary with New Website

WEST BEND, Wis.—Debuting the celebration of its 100th anniversary, the West Bend brand of Focus Products Group has introduced a new website at westbend.com. The new site includes information about West Bend products, full e-commerce capabilities, a comprehensive database for recipes and a company history and time line. The product sections are divided into “Cooking,”More »

Target Aims Globally in Zellers Stores Deal

Target Aims Globally in Zellers Stores Deal

MINNEAPOLIS—Target has made its move to become an international retailer by agreeing with Hudson’s Bay Co. to purchase the leases of up to 220 Zellers stores in Canada. Valued at $1.845 billion, the deal gives Target the leasehold interests in up to 200 sites currently operated by Zellers. It will put Target on track toMore »

Heimtextil Opens with Increase in Exhibitors

Heimtextil Opens with Increase in Exhibitors

FRANKFURT, Germany—The 2011 Heimtextil trade show has opened and has logged a five percent increase in its exhibitor total, according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, the show’s owner and manager. In a Messe Frankfurt statement, Detlef Braun, member of the company’s management board, said 2,601 companies from 60 countries are exhibiting at the showMore »