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Michael Aram Moves to Forty One Madison

Michael Aram Moves to Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–Michael Aram, Inc is moving its offices into permanent showroom building Forty One Madison Avenue in New York. The luxury tabletop company is scheduled for a mid March move-in date, anchoring the newly refurbished 8th floor. The 4,000 square-foot space will showcase the completely black surroundings so strongly associated with the Michael Aram brandMore »

New Exhibitors Climb at Atlanta Spring Gift Market

New Exhibitors Climb at Atlanta Spring Gift Market

ATLANTA–Sixty percent of the exhibitors in the Market Temporaries section of the Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market will be new to the show, according to a statement from AmericasMart Atlanta. Already, the statement said, there will be double the number of booths in this section compared with last year’s show. The productsMore »

Aspenhome Recognizes Top Reps

Aspenhome Recognizes Top Reps

LAS VEGAS–Aspenhome’s Annual Awards Dinner, held during the recent Las Vegas Market, celebrated “A Decade of Accomplishments and a Future of Even Greater Possibilities,” and recognized the top Territory CEO of the Year and the top Territory CEO of the Decade. Dick Diluzio, aspenhome Territory CEO for the New England area, was awarded the “TerritoryMore »

Trian Makes Offer for Family Dollar

Trian Makes Offer for Family Dollar

MATTHEWS, N.C.–Trian Group has offered to acquire Family Dollar in a deal that could cost the investor fund between $7 billion and $7.6 billion, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Trian—which is led by Nelson Peltz, Peter May and Edward Garden—currently holds about eight percent of the retailer’s outstanding shares,More »

Iconix Boosts Q4 Net, Reports Record Results for Year

Iconix Boosts Q4 Net, Reports Record Results for Year

NEW YORK–Net income for Iconix Brand Group totaled $24.3 million in its fourth quarter, up 14 percent over its bottom line from the fourth quarter of last year. The company also said it achieved record results for fiscal year 2010 as a whole. Net income for the year reached $110.5 million, an increase of 45More »

Lodge to Enter Stainless Steel, Silicone Categories at Housewares Show

Lodge to Enter Stainless Steel, Silicone Categories at Housewares Show

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn.-Having manufactured cast-iron cookware in the United States since 1986, Lodge Manufacturing is now expanding into stainless steel cookware and silicone accessories. Launching next month at the International Home + Housewares Show, the stainless steel cookware will be part of a nine-piece set available in May. It will include a 1.9-quart stainless steelMore »

MindsInSync Partners with Loews Hotels

MindsInSync Partners with Loews Hotels

NEW YORK–MindsInSync has reached an agreement with Loews Hotels through which guests at the hotels who travel with pets receive a complimentary Microdry Ultimate Luxury Memory Foam Pet Mat. The pet mat is part of the Microdry product group, which also includes a bath mat. Loews will offer the mat at all 18 of itsMore »

Murray Feiss Presents Awards at Annual Salesmen Dinner

Murray Feiss Presents Awards at Annual Salesmen Dinner

NEW YORK-Lighting company Murray Feiss recognized Neil Graves and Tri State Sales and Service as its Sales Agency of the Year for 2010 at its annual sales representative appreciation dinner held last month in Dallas. “Neil represents the best of our sales force,” said Maria Scutaro, vice president, sales and marketing. “He is always strivingMore »