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.
BURLINGTON, Wis.–Hannon Group has appointed Patrick Welch as sales manager. In this newly created position, Welch is responsible for the distribution of the company’s product lines, which include the Todco Electric Roasted Garlic Express, Todco Ceramic Knives, Sachi Fashion Insulated Lunch Bags and Meno Trigger Grip Kitchen Utensils. He also oversees the expansion of Hannon’s … More »
NEW YORK–The 7 W New York showroom building has debuted the Sales Specialist Initiative, which is intended to allow more of the building’s showrooms to take advantage of buyer traffic during and between markets. The building has named Tania Perez-Nieves to the newly created position of head salesperson/showroom manager, responsible for leading this program and … More »
CARLSTADT, N.J.–Pantone has unveiled Pantone Plus, a new color tool that the company described as the “next generation” of its Pantone Matching System. The new color series provides new features and capabilities such as chromatic arrangement of colors for more intuitive selection by designers and printers, according to a Pantone statement. It also offers an … More »
Whatever ultimately caused the insane activities in the stock market last week, you have to love the theory that it was the result of what the experts call a “fat finger trade.” The technical definition seems to be that some trader somewhere hit the wrong key, hitting a B for billion rather than a M … More »
NEW YORK–A memorial service for Elizabeth Miller, senior vice president of style and design for Karastan Rugs who died on May 3, has been scheduled for this Thursday, May 13, at the headquarters of CHF Industries, 1 Park Ave. here. Miller died last week after a five-year-long battle with breast cancer.The memorial is set to … More »