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Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Joins WorldBed Mission for Haiti

Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Joins WorldBed Mission for Haiti

WHITTIER, Calif.–Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group has donated waterproof beds to the WorldBed project, part of the relief effort for victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The WorldBed initiative’s goal is to send 200,000 beds to Haiti, according to Herman Tam, group vice president of sales and marketing for the Consumer Products Group. TheMore »

Free Webinar: How to Color the Recovery

Free Webinar: How to Color the Recovery

NEW YORK–Pantone color experts Lee Eiseman and Brooks Tippett will discuss how color can jump-start sales and improve profitability during HFN’s first-ever Webinar, scheduled for June 16 at noon. HFN Editor-in-Chief Warren Shoulberg will moderate the conversation, which is free to qualified members of the home-furnishings industry. Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute,More »

Michael McDonald to Headline Icon Honors Gala

Michael McDonald to Headline Icon Honors Gala

  ATLANTA–Five-time Grammy-winner Michael McDonald will take the spotlight as the headlining performer at the inaugural Icon Honors awards celebration, July 17, in conjunction with the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.    McDonald has been a fixture in American pop music for more than three decades with hits such as “I Keep Forgettin’,”More »

Kohl’s Honored for Clean-Air Initiatives

Kohl’s Honored for Clean-Air Initiatives

  MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–Kohl’s has received the Gregg Cooke Visionary Program Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection agency, for its efforts to promote clean air.   The award recognizes Kohl’s for its use of clean-air technology, its community-action campaign and its transportation efficiency. According to a statement from the retailer, 100 percent of Kohl’s purchasedMore »

KitchenAid Named Sponsor of Senior PGA Championship

KitchenAid Named Sponsor of Senior PGA Championship

  PARKER, Colo.–KitchenAid has been designated a presenting sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship, one of the major tournaments on the PGA Champions Tour.   The sponsorship will begin at the 2011 Senior PGA Championship and will extend through 2014. Under the terms of this agreement, KitchenAid will also become the official home-appliance brand ofMore »

New Exhibitors Join AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares Product Center

New Exhibitors Join AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares Product Center

ATLANTA–Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso are the newest additions to AmericasMart’s Gourmet/Housewares product center, which debuted in January and offers attendees almost 200 high-end product lines to peruse. Nordic Ware and Jura Capresso will be located in the housewares section on Floor 8 in Building 2 WestWing. In addition to the permanent product center isMore »