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  • Reports: Target to Speed Up Canada Exit

    TargetTarget is exiting Canada even faster than it had originally planned, according to a number of reports. According to a story on star.com, the website of the Toronto Star, a Canadian court-appointed monitor who is overseeing the mass merchant’s departure from north of the border said all 133 Target Canada locations will be permanently shut down as early as mid-April—a month ahead of schedule. More

  • High Point Market Offers Full Educational Seminar Schedule

    High Point MarketThe educational seminars at next month’s High Point Market will range from a progressive breakfast tour of sustainable furnishings to how furniture will be bought in 2020. Here are a sample of the seminars scheduled to take place at market. More

  • NY Now Appoints New Board Members

    NYNowlogoTwo retailers and three vendors have been newly appointed to the nine-member advisory board of NY Now. Newcomers include exhibitors Glen Biely of The Madison Park Group, Tina Frey of Tina Frey Designs and Paul Stewart-Stand from Stewart/Stand. Retailers joining the board include Tara Riceberg of Tweak and Ron Robinson of Ron Robinson. More

  • Leggett & Platt’s Fashion Bed Group Nearly Triples Showroom Space

    Fashion Bed GroupBedding accessory company Fashion Bed Group, part of Leggett & Platt, is nearly tripling the size of its exhibit space at High Point Market this spring, showcasing a complete line of bedding accessory products across more than 13,700 square feet of space on the 11th floor of the International Home Furnishings building (IHFC H1141). More

  • Keurig’s Kelley Joins Board of Save the Children

    Brian KelleyBrian Kelley, president and CEO of Keurig Green Mountain, has been elected to the board of trustees for Save the Children, the global humanitarian and relief organization. Carolyn Miles, Save the Children’s president and CEO, said, “Keurig has been a generous partner to Save the Children, and we greatly value Brian’s extraordinary management expertise.” More

  • 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