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  • Generation Brands Names Vollmer President, Chief Sales Officer

    Matthew VollmerGeneration Brands, the parent company for Feiss-Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting and Sea Gull Lighting, has promoted Matt Vollmer to president and chief sales officer. Vollmer has been with the company for more than 13 years. A year ago, he became president of Feiss-Monte Carlo in addition to his then-current roles of president of both Sea Gull Lighting and Ambiance Lighting Systems. More

  • Las Vegas Market Teams with HTI Buying Group

    LasVegasMarketlogoLas Vegas Market has formed a partnership with the Housewares Training & Information Group (HTI Buying Group), which is expected to further bolster the launch of the new C11 showroom floor dedicated to gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food lines at the summer market. More

  • Surya to Debut Licensed Line with Clairebella

    Surya MirandaAt next month’s High Point Market, Surya will debut a colorful, indoor/outdoor rug line from lifestyle brand Clairebella. Called Miranda, the collection merges organic designs inspired by nature and found objects with a vibrantly hued palette. It is handhooked of polypropylene and offers four designs, each available in several colorways. More

  • Keurig Teams with Reily Foods

    Keurig Green MountainKeurig Green Mountain has reached a multiyear manufacturing and distribution agreement with Reily Foods Co. for K-Cup pods under Reily Foods’ New England brand coffee, New Orleans Famous French Market Since 1890 brand coffee and Luzianne brand iced tea. The companies plan to introduced the new, licensed K-Cup pods this fall, according to a joint statement. More

  • Retail Scorecard: Bakeware

    Retail ScorecardIn bakeware, J.C. Penney had offers available for Pyrex, Rachael Ray and Cake Boss products. The Pyrex 15-Piece Bake and Prep Set and the Pyrex 19-Piece Easy-Grab Bakeware Set were each on sale for $69.99, down from $100. The Rachael Ray 5-Piece Bakeware set was also sale-priced at $69.99. More

  • RH FY Net Quintuples; Q4 Net Up 59.6 Percent

    RHlogoComing off its fourth consecutive year of more than 20 percent net revenue growth, RH (Restoration Hardware) reported net income of $91 million for its fiscal year ending Jan. 31—a gain of 400 percent over the prior fiscal year. More

  • Okulski Departs Denby

    denbylogoLynne Okulski, president of Denby USA, has left the company as part of a recent company reorganization. More

  • Belk Net Rises in Q4, Falls for FY

    BelklogoBelk Inc. ended its fiscal year on an upbeat note, with a gain of 8.4 percent in fourth-quarter net income, which totaled $104.4 million. For the fiscal year, Belk’s net dropped 7.8 percent to $146.1 million. More

  • Vietri Creates Exclusive Dinnerware Color for Bloomie’s

    VietriFormaSunsetVietri has created an exclusive color in its new Forma stoneware dinnerware collection for Bloomingdale’s, part of the department store’s 100% campaign wherein designers create capsule collections only to be carried at Bloomingdale’s. More

  • Ellery Launches Ellery Edge Campaign

           NEW YORK-Ellery HomeStyles raised the curtain on its Ellery Edge program—which combines trend research, consumer-centric research and a focus on its customers’ e-commerce initiatives—at this week’s New York Home Fashions Market. The company has organized part of its showroom, at 295 Fifth Ave. here, around the new effort. More

  • Mud Pie Hires Manager for Independent Channel

    Betsey EastmanSTONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.-Giftware maker Mud Pie has named Betsey Eastman independent channel sales and marketing manager. In this newly created position, Eastman will oversee the development and training of Mud Pie’s sales support team and customer service representatives. She will also serve as the primary liaison with the OneCoast organization to deliver targeted product training and launch strategies for the Living and Kids divisions. More

  • Quilting and a Little Bling at Textiles Market

    Home Source ConstellationNEW YORK-The New York Home Fashions Market continued into its third official day yesterday with more on tap from the vendors in their showrooms. Creative Bath Products displayed a collection of ceramic bath accessories with marble-like designs, including Modern Angles, Quarry and Marble Chevron ... Among the ensembles on display at Home Source International’s showroom is Constellation. More