Retail

Belk Launches New Corporate Identity

Belk Launches New Corporate Identity

With a new tagline “Modern. Southern. Style.” along with a new corporate logo and color palette, Belk looks to update its corporate identity to better reflect its restated mission statement, “to satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that our customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve.” WithMore »

High Point Civility

High Point Civility

I’ve heard all the complaints about the High Point Market. It’s hard to get around; there’s nowhere to stay; it’s out of the way; there are no good restaurants. First of all, any town that has a prominent restaurant called Biscuitville is OK by me. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed walking the spotless streets and opulentMore »

The Apple of Your i

The Apple of Your i

By David Gill Next year, the iPod will become ten years old. It hardly seems possible that a product that has become associated with the newest in technology for consumers could have already reached double digits in age. In point of fact, however, Apple Corp. first unleashed the iPod in 2001—and has since updated itMore »

Lundgren to Lead Panel at NRF Convention

Lundgren to Lead Panel at NRF Convention

WASHINGTON—Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, will moderate a session on the future of U.S. retailing at the National Retail Federation’s annual convention in New York City in January. Titled “The Future is BIG, the Future is NOW,” the session will include Ben Fischman, CEO of Retail Convergence; Mindy Grossman, CEO ofMore »

7 W New York Names Kreider Marketing Manager

7 W New York Names Kreider Marketing Manager

NEW YORK—Jessica Kreider has been appointed marketing manager of the 7 W New York showroom building. In this position, Kreider provides support for all of the building’s events and shows, and will assist in driving its comprehensive marketing initiatives. She reports to Su Hilty, vice president of marketing, and has succeeded Toni Toreno, who wasMore »

Gift Fair to Offer Full Slate of Seminars

Gift Fair to Offer Full Slate of Seminars

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The New York International Gift Fair, the next edition of which will take place in late January and early February, will offer almost 30 educational sessions presented by members of the gift and home furnishings industry. The sessions will address home and color trends, sustainability, marketing, retail strategies and other issues. Representatives ofMore »

Waterford Crystal Opens Factory, Visitor Center in Ireland

Waterford Crystal  Opens Factory,  Visitor Center in Ireland

Waterford Crystal recently celebrated the official opening of the House of Waterford Crystal in Waterford, Ireland. The new facility comprises a manufacturing facility, visitor center and retail outlet and is the result of an agreement between WWRD Holdings Limited, which owns and operates the Waterford Crystal, Wedgwood and Royal Doulton brands, and Waterford City Council.More »

New Resources to Debut at Dallas Market

New Resources to Debut at Dallas Market

DALLAS—The January Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will feature the FINDS Dallas Temp Show and the relocation of the Outdoor Living showroom. The FINDS section, which will be open from Jan. 21-24, 2011, will include the Gift, Paper & Party, Kids, Collegiate, Souvenir, Christmas & Floral (in two locations), Garden & Outdoor, Design, Home,More »