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Pride Family Brands Expands Showroom

Pride Family Brands Expands Showroom

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–Pride Family Brands has expanded the display showroom located at its headquarters here. The showroom, which will be completed next month, will have undergone a complete renovation as the display area doubled to more than 10,000 square feet. “The previous showroom provided a limited viewing of select products,” said Jamie Lowsky, chief executiveMore »

Cyber Monday Spending Tops $1 Billion

Cyber Monday Spending Tops $1 Billion

RESTON, Va.—U.S. consumers spent more than $1 billion online on Nov. 29, the so-called Cyber Monday, according to comScore, a research firm that tracks web spending and the digital market. Cyber Monday’s online spending total represented a 16 percent increase over Cyber Monday last year, making it the biggest day for online spending in history,More »

Dash Leaves Prepara; Chapman Becomes CEO

Dash Leaves Prepara; Chapman Becomes CEO

NEW YORK–Dean Chapman has become chief executive officer of Prepara, the housewares company founded in 2007, succeeding Evan Dash, who has left the company. Chapman, who is also president, owns the company with Ed Kilduff, who has become chief operating officer. Before Prepara, the two had a boutique industrial design firm called Pollen Design. “EdMore »

Teen Vogue Bedding Line Debuts

Teen Vogue Bedding Line Debuts

NEW YORK–The Teen Vogue bedding collection, a grouping of three bed ensembles geared toward teenage and 20-something women, has reached retailers. The collection is manufactured by Idea Nuova under a license agreement with the magazine, which provides news about fashion and beauty for women in these age groups. The initial three ensembles are now availableMore »

Ambiente Organizer: More Small Electrics in Frankfurt

Ambiente Organizer: More Small Electrics in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, Germany–Key players in the small electrics category have returned to the Ambiente trade fair, which takes place here Feb. 11-15, 2011. Approximately 35 key players, such as BEEM, Bialetti, Espressi, Gastroback Kenwood, NOVIS and WMF, have registered as exhibitors at Ambiente 2011, according to show organizer Messe Frankfurt. Moreover, several exhibitors, including A. &More »