PRINCETON, N.J.–Therapedic and Hollandia have formed an alliance whereby Hollandia will own the Therapedic license for Israel and Cyprus. As part of the agreement, Hollandia said it plans to open Therapedic retail stores in cities in Israel over the next year. Both companies will also create a joint research and development team for products leveraging … More »
ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, Icon Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. Submissions … More »
DALLAS–Nominations for the 22nd annual ARTS Awards are now being accepted, and anyone in the home furnishings industry can participate. Targeting both retailers and manufacturers, award categories include Rising Star, Academy of Achievement, Product Designer of the Year, and Sales Representative of the Year. The awards are given by the Accessories Resource Team (ART), the … More »
ARLINGTON, Va.–The 2011 International CES Show will include an area dedicated to home appliances. Called the Connected Home Appliances TechZone, the section will offer both major and portable home appliances enabled to connect and network with the “smart” grid, thus saving energy by performing more efficiently, according to a joint statement from the Consumer Electronics … More »
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Marc Weiss has been appointed president of the Melannco division of Lifetime Brands, the company announced. He succeeds Barry Gordon, who has left the company. Weiss was previously the company’s chief marketing officer, and a replacement for that position has not been named.
FRANKFURT, Germany–Back in its former time period at the end of August, Tendence is now open for visitor registration. Scheduled for Aug. 27-to 31, Tendence focuses on furnishings and gifts for the home. Special exhibits will include the products from 27 young designers, shown in the Loft product area in Hall 11.0.
EL MONTE, Calif.–Brown Jordan announced a new partnership with home furnishings designer Richard Frinier. The designer, who worked with Brown Jordan for 22 years prior to forming his own creative consultancy in 2002, will return for an encore collaboration to develop the Richard Frinier Collection for Brown Jordan, scheduled to launch during the fall markets.