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Klean Kanteen Launches Yoga Getaway Contest

Klean Kanteen Launches Yoga Getaway Contest

CHICO, Calif.–Water bottle company Klean Kanteen, along with apparel company prAna, has launched a yoga getaway contest for consumers. Now through Oct. 13, visitors to Klean Kanteen’s Web site can enter to win a stay for two at the Himalayan Institute in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Valued at about $3,700, the prize also includesMore »

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

Bardwil Bath Comes to Market

NEW YORK–Bardwil Linens has debuted a collection of stand-alone shower curtains under the brand name Bardwil Bath. The initial line, which was highlighted at the company’s showroom during this week’s New York Home Fashions Market, consists of eight prints and a line of solid-color curtains, all drawn from existing Bardwil table linens, according to LindaMore »

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

Ellery Unveils Vue, New Bedding Brand

NEW YORK–Ellery Homestyles took advantage of this week’s New York Home Fashions Market to introduce its new decorative-bedding brand, Vue. In its initial launch, Vue consists of six ensembles, all with coordinating comforter sets, shower curtains and bath accessories. Retail pricing is expected to fall in the range of $179 for a full/queen comforter set.More »

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

Woolrich Promotes Brayton to Director of Domestic Licensing

 WOOLRICH, Pa.–Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company, announced the promotion of Nick Brayton to director of domestic licensing. Brayton will be responsible for directing all domestic licensing business including accessories and home furnishings. Additionally, he will be responsible for product development, sales and marketing, merchandising and management of domestic licensees. Brayton is a seventh generation descendent ofMore »

Murphy Tabbed as National Sales V.P. of Mattress Firm

Murphy Tabbed as National Sales V.P. of Mattress Firm

HOUSTON–Mattress Firm has named Ken Murphy national vice president of sales, a new position for the company. Murphy oversees the company’s sales team, which totals about 1,000 associates through its 500 stores. He reports to Steve Stagner, chief executive officer. Prior to taking on his new role, Murphy served in several executive positions with MattressMore »

NYIGF Scores High in Trade-Show Survey

NYIGF Scores High in Trade-Show Survey

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair took a top position among U.S. home and gift trade shows in a survey conducted by AMR International, according to a statement from GLM, the Gift Fair’s owner and manager. The AMR survey, which involved both attendees and exhibitors, found that NYIGF has an “established position andMore »

Stone America to License for Jarden Brands

Stone America to License for Jarden Brands

NEW YORK–Jarden Consumer Solutions has designated Stone America Licensing as its licensing agent for the Health o Meter, Patton and Holmes brands. Health o Meter is Jarden’s brand for health-care products such as blood-pressure monitors, scales and massagers. The Patton brand encompasses heaters and air circulators, while Holmes’ lineup consists of air purifiers, humidifiers, heatersMore »