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Art In Motion Celebrates 25 Years

Art In Motion Celebrates 25 Years

VANCOUVER B.C.–Art In Motion is thrilled to be celebrating 25 years of publishing and licensing the work of creative artists from around the world. “We are thrilled to be celebrating a quarter century,” said Tara Fortunato, chief merchandising officer with parent company ICA Home Décor. “Art In Motion is a leader in art and design. WeMore »

WAC Lighting to Host LED/OLED Training Session

WAC Lighting to Host LED/OLED Training Session

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–WAC Lighting will host an American Lighting Association-accredited LED/OLED training session in its headquarters here on Aug. 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. An open house tour and luncheon will follow the presentation, which will discuss LED and OLED technology and how they function. Participants will earn two Certified Lighting Consultant hours forMore »

Swiss Diamond Announces Promotion Winner

Swiss Diamond Announces Promotion Winner

PARSIPPANY, N.J.–Swiss Diamond USA has announced that Brooklyn-based retailer A Cook’s Companion has won its second-annual Display Your Diamonds promotion for independent gourmet retailers. The retailer has won a trip for two to Switzerland. “Swiss Diamond is my best selling non-stick cookware line and we are thrilled to be drawn as the winners,” said JenniferMore »

ICON Honors in Atlanta Recognize Industry Innovation, Achievement

ATLANTA–The inaugural ICON Honors were held this past Saturday in Atlanta, honoring gift and home industry companies and individuals for innovation and achievement. More than 900 people turned out for the event, which also included entertainment by pop singer Michael McDonald and a short speech by Stew Leonard Jr. of the fabled supermarket retailer. TheMore »

NRF Urges House GOP to Support Job Creation

NRF Urges House GOP to Support Job Creation

WASHINGTON–The National Retail Federation has told Republican Party leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives that the U.S. Congress must pass legislation to encourage job creation. Matt Shay, NRF’s president and chief executive officer, was among executives from a number of business associations who met with John Boehner, R-Ohio and the House minority leader, inMore »

Seminars Slated for Las Vegas Trade Shows

Seminars Slated for Las Vegas Trade Shows

LAS VEGAS–A number of seminar series have been scheduled for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Gift + Home and Vegas Kids trade shows, all of which will take place from Aug. 2-6. The seminars are grouped into the Vegas Kids Series, the Trend Series, the Design Series, the Gift + Home Series, the One GoodMore »

Electrolux Net Jumps 54 Percent in Second Quarter

Electrolux Net Jumps 54 Percent in Second Quarter

STOCKHOLM–Net income for Electrolux increased 54 percent in the second quarter, totaling $131.1 million. The global appliance manufacturer managed to improve its profit thanks to reduced production costs, a 2.8 percent rise in net sales to $3.5 billion and increased profitability from all of its business areas, according to a statement from Hans Straberg, presidentMore »