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Oriental Weavers: Egyptian Uprising Should Not Affect U.S. Customers

Oriental Weavers: Egyptian Uprising Should Not Affect U.S. Customers

DALTON, GA.–The U.S. division of Egyptian-based Oriental Weavers has issued a statement to assure its U.S. customers that despite the crisis in Egypt they “will feel no disruption in business today or at any time in the near future,” according to Michael Riley, president, Oriental Weavers USA. Parent company Oriental Weavers Group has corporate officesMore »

Kajaal Home Takes “Best of Market” at Gift Fair

Kajaal Home Takes “Best of Market” at Gift Fair

NEW YORK—Kajaal Home Couture’s Viceroy collections of 100 percent cashmere blankets and pillows won the “Best of Market” honor in the Home Textiles Market Week Best New Product Awards at the New York International Gift Fair. The competition, judged by a panel of editors with home-furnishings publications, recognized one best product and the best in aMore »

Six Accent on Design Exhibitors Awarded For Excellence

Six Accent on Design Exhibitors Awarded For Excellence

NEW YORK-Six companies exhibiting in Accent on Design at the New York International Gift Fair were presented with awards to recognize superior design creativity and innovative product design. “These Accent on Design participants have emphasized functionality, without compromising aesthetics, across a broad spectrum of product categories,” said Dorothy Belshaw, NYIGF director and GLM senior vice president.More »

Replacements to Celebrate Milestone by Building Habitat House

Replacements to Celebrate Milestone by Building Habitat House

GREENSBORO, N.C.–Replacements, Ltd. plans to mark the company’s upcoming 30th anniversary by partnering with a family to build a Habitat for Humanity house in Greensboro, N.C., where it is headquartered. One of the largest retailers of old and new china, crystal, silver and collectibles, Replacements believes most of its staff will participate in the three-monthMore »

Gift Industry Execs Honored in New York

Gift Industry Execs Honored in New York

NEW YORK–The gift industry gathered Sunday for the 19th annual Party for Life, a charitable event that benefitted DIFFA, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, while celebrating some of the leaders in the industry. The Party for Life, held at The Boathouse restaurant in Central Park, featured a short program honoring Kathy Ireland, chief executive officerMore »

Theodore Alexander Moving to Expanded High Point Showroom

Theodore Alexander Moving to Expanded High Point Showroom

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Luxury home furnishings brand Theodore Alexander is moving its High Point showroom to an expanded space at 229 West Russell Street, part of a larger effort to strengthen the wood and upholstery producer’s global positioning as a leading luxury brand. The new showroom location, which currently houses Theodore Alexander’s U.S. office, will featureMore »

WithIt Launches Women to Watch

WithIt Launches Women to Watch

GREENSBORO, N.C.–WithIt is honoring female professionals in home, furnishings and related industries in a new recognition campaign that launches today at WithIt’s Facebook fan page, http://www.facebook.com/WithItWomen?ref=sgm, Women to Watch will acknowledge 39 outstanding professionals who have made noteworthy contributions to their industries and communities. A single recipient will be announced each business day between today andMore »