RUSSELLVILLE, Ark.–Microplane is set to roll out a new national consumer advertising campaign beginning this July though the fourth quarter, with five ads each focusing on one of the company’s key graters and kitchen tools: the Classic Zester, the Gourmet Medium Ribbon Grater, the Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater, the Box Grater and the new Herb … More »
PRINCETON, N.J.–Miele has launched a $1,000 gift-with-purchase program for consumers who buy specified combinations of its products through Nov. 30. The company has initiated two offers designed to help shoppers live “greener and cleaner” lives. Under its “fresh clean offer,” Miele will give a free S7 vacuum cleaner and a year’s supply of AirClean filter … More »
GONZALES, La.–Crown Crafts has purchased the Bibsters product line from Procter & Gamble. The deal, which was made through Crown Crafts’ Hamco subsidiary, adds the Bibsters line of disposable bibs to the company’s offerings of baby products. It involves 26 patents and 44 trademarks which have been awarded throughout the world, according to a statement … More »
SADDLE BROOK, N.J.–Imran Dhedhi has been named account representative, covering the Northern California territory for Nourison. He will be responsible for servicing and developing business in the region and for handling the more than 60 active collections in Nourison’s line, as well as the company’s growing Nourtex brand. Dhedhi is returning to Nourison after previously … More »
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Safavieh and AmericasMart will hold a book-signing party for Safavieh Couture designer Suzanne Kasler at Safavieh’s showroom, 5-A-2, on July 16, from 2 to 3 p.m., during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. Kasler will sign copies of her book, “Inspired Interiors,” released last year and already in its second printing. Prior to … More »
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. The … More »
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 »
NEW YORK-The deadline is Thursday, June 17, for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of next month’s Atlanta International Area Rug Market. To submit information, contact Andrea Lillo, email@example.com.