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QVC Set to Debut Ramsay, Burke and Bastianich Collections

QVC Set to Debut Ramsay, Burke and Bastianich Collections

WEST CHESTER, Penn.–British chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay will launch his first cookware collection for QVC tomorrow, called the Gordon Ramsay Signature Collection. It will include aluminum cookware, available in red, black, blue and bronze, as well as specialty items such as an enameled cast iron chef’s pot, porcelain baking and food storage sets,More »

HSN to Launch Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler

HSN to Launch Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler

NEW YORK–HSN will debut Happy Chic by Jonathan Adler, an HSN-exclusive collection of home decor and accessories, later this month on HSN/HSN.com. The interior designer will launch his collection on Oct. 11 and 12 in conjunction with HSN’s Home Design Event, an annual showcase of the newest home collections from the network’s growing roster ofMore »

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building Forty One Madison, which hosts the New York Tabletop Show Oct. 12-15, has added five permanent showrooms: Arda Glassware, 15th floor; Guzzini, 6th floor; JMC Global, Inc., 19th floor; Salt & Pepper, 7th floor; and Stelton, 16th floor. In addition, there are five temporary showrooms: Augarten USA and La Mediterranea onMore »

AmericasMart Readies January Market With New Temporaries, Events

AmericasMart Readies January Market With New Temporaries, Events

ATLANTA–At the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which takes place Jan. 12-19, and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show, which takes place Jan. 13-16, attendees will find a full schedule of events, as well as additional features. In the temporaries, which serve as a launching pad forMore »

American Textile to Celebrate 85th Anniversary

American Textile to Celebrate 85th Anniversary

PITTSBURGH–American Textile Co. will hold an 85th anniversary party for the company at its headquarters near here, in Duquesne, Pa., on Oct. 2. The event will be a 1920s-themed celebration in recognition of the company’s founding in 1925. In a statement announcing the event, Reid Ruttenberg, American Textile’s chairman, said the company is “focused onMore »

Walmart Eyes African Market

Walmart Eyes African Market

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Walmart has made a preliminary, non-binding proposal to acquire South African retailer Massmart Holdings, which, if successful, would represent the company’s first retail operations on the African continent. According to the proposal, Walmart would make a cash offer for Massmart that would be worth about $21 per share. Headquartered in Johannesburg, Massmart is oneMore »

Target to Open Smaller-Format Stores

Target to Open Smaller-Format Stores

MINNEAPOLIS–Target will unveil a new, smaller-format store, the first of which will open in Seattle in 2012, according to various press reports. The new format for Seattle will measure 90,000 square feet, and will be the first example of an urban prototype that will range from 60,000 to 100,000 square feet. Beyond Seattle, the retailerMore »

Trump Home to Launch First Bedding Line with Hallmart

Trump Home to Launch First Bedding Line with Hallmart

NEW YORK–Trump Home has reached an agreement with Hallmart Collectibles that will add decorative bedding to the Donald Trump-inspired home line. The collection will consist of sheets, duvets, shams and bedding accessories and “will feature high thread counts, luxurious designs and the attention to detail synonymous with the Trump name,” according to a statement fromMore »