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Iconix Boosts Net 25 Percent in Second Quarter

Iconix Boosts Net 25 Percent in Second Quarter

NEW YORK–Second-quarter net income for Iconix Brand Group totaled $26.1 million, a hefty 25 percent ahead of the second quarter of 2009 and the highlight of a record second quarter for the brand-management company. Iconix accomplished this on a gain of 35 percent in revenue, which totaled $76 million for the quarter. Selling, general andMore »

GLM to Expand Surtex for 2011

GLM to Expand Surtex for 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM said it will expand Surtex for next year’s show, which will mark the 25th anniversary of the event. The company plans to expand the exhibit area for next year’s show to accommodate about 300 exhibitors, up from the nearly 250 companies that exhibited at this year’s show. According to Penny Sikalis, viceMore »

Cocktail Tweetup During Las Vegas Market

Cocktail Tweetup During Las Vegas Market

MINNEAPOLIS—Meeting, eating and tweeting are on tab for the first official World Market Center cocktail tweetup, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 2, starting at 5 p.m. in the HotSpot: Social Media Bar in Building C-1096. The tweetup, where people who use Twitter can come together to meet, will include designers Christopher Lowell, Darryl Carter and HGTV’sMore »

Surya to Debut Expanded Las Vegas Showroom

Surya to Debut Expanded Las Vegas Showroom

CALHOUN, Ga.–At the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Surya will open its new showroom, in B370, which at 8,500 square feet is double the size of its previous location at World Market Center. Las Vegas Market runs from Aug. 2-6. “The creative talent of our expert design team is unparalleled,” said Satya Tiwari, president. “Our rugMore »

Cleary Named AHAM Regulatory-Affairs Director

Cleary Named AHAM Regulatory-Affairs Director

WASHINGTON–The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers has appointed Jennifer Cleary director of regulatory affairs, a newly created position for the trade group. Cleary is responsible for monitoring the federal regulations that affect the appliance industry, in particular those involving the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Energy and other agencies. She reports to KevinMore »

Target Appoints Zabel V.P. of Government Affairs

Target Appoints Zabel V.P. of Government Affairs

MINNEAPOLIS—Matt Zabel has been named vice president of government affairs for Target. Zabel is responsible for representing Target in Washington, identifying important policy issues and being part of the legislative process. Based in Washington, he oversees the government-affairs teams for the retailer both here and in the capital. Before joining Target, Zabel was chief ofMore »

Carroll Joins McNeill Communications

Carroll Joins McNeill Communications

HIGH POINT, N.C.—Joe Carroll, the former long-time publisher of Furniture Today, has joined McNeill Communications Group as president of its newly formed marketing communications division. Caroll retired from the magazine earlier this year after spending 33 years there, most of it as publisher. At McNeill, which specializes in the home furnishings field, he will overseeMore »