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Neiman Marcus Unveils Christmas Book

Neiman Marcus Unveils Christmas Book

DALLAS–Neiman Marcus has released the 84th edition of its celebrated Christmas Book, which offers customers such whimsical, once-in-a-lifetime gifts as a private party created by renowned event planner Colin Cowie and a pool installation by glass artist Dale Chihuly. In addition, this year marks the 50th anniversary of His and Hers fantasy gifts. The ChristmasMore »

Zullo Named V.P. of Merchandising at Sixtrees

Zullo Named V.P. of Merchandising at Sixtrees

CARTERET, N.J.-High-end home decor company Sixtrees Limited has appointed Elissa Zullo to the newly created post of vice president, merchandising. Reporting to Steve Rosen, co-founder and chief executive officer, she will oversee merchandising and design. She has been with the company for seven years working in key account sales. Previously, Zullo was a retail chainMore »

Hadley Pottery Introduces E-Commerce Option

Hadley Pottery Introduces E-Commerce Option

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Hadley Pottery, maker of hand-crafted stoneware for 70 years, is now offering customers the opportunity to make purchases online at hadleypottery.com.  The new e-commerce capability was added in response to customers who wanted to expand their M.A. Hadley Pottery collections even if they didn’t have a traditional retailer in their area, according to theMore »

Green Toys Launches Green Tableware

Green Toys Launches Green Tableware

MILL VALLEY, Calif.–Green Toys Inc. is launching a complete line of reusable tableware made in California from 100 percent recycled milk jugs. “Our customers have been asking us to make kids tableware since we introduced our first toys made of food-grade, recycled plastic in 2008,” said Green Toys Inc. co-founder Robert von Goeben. “Green EatsMore »

Longtime Manufacturers’ Rep Don McEvoy Dies

Longtime Manufacturers’ Rep Don McEvoy Dies

DALLAS–Longtime manufacturers’ representative Don McEvoy passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, after a long illness. He was 79 years old. McEvoy co-founded Donald McEvoy Ltd. with his wife Helen more than 45 years ago and was a critical part of the Dallas Market Center since the early 1960s. He was honored by the DMC and theMore »

AmericasMart Building to Celebrate 50 Years in January

AmericasMart Building to Celebrate 50 Years in January

ATLANTA–As AmericasMart Building 1—which first opened as the Atlanta Merchandise Mart in 1961—celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011, its long-running role as a premier U.S. showcase for home furnishings, decor and accents continues in the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market.             AmericasMart Building 1 encompassesMore »

Spring Home Furnishings Conference Planned

Spring Home Furnishings Conference Planned

ROSEVILLE, Calif.–Western Home Furnishings Association, an industry group that includes more than 1,000 independent home furnishings retailers in 12 Western states, will participate in the Home Furnishings Industry Conference next spring in San Antonio, Texas. The conference, scheduled for Apr. 30-May 2, 2011, will provide networking, leadership and educational events that will supply content forMore »

HGTV to Receive Academy of Achievement Honor

HGTV to Receive Academy of Achievement Honor

DALLAS–The Dallas Market Center will bestow its Academy of Achievement Award to HGTV at the 22nd annual ARTS Awards ceremony, which will take place Jan. 22, 2011, during the Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 19 to 25. The award is presented to a person or organization that has made significant contributions to the industry.More »