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Barbara Turf, Former Crate & Barrel CEO, 71

Barbara Turf

CHICAGO-Barbara Turf, former president and CEO of Crate & Barrel, has died. Turf was 71. According to press reports, Turf died on July 12 of pancreatic cancer at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Ill. She is survived by her husband, Robert, three children and two grandchildren. Turf worked for Crate & Barrel for 45 years, joiningMore »

Sourcing in São Paulo: The Brazilian Buyer Project

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By Allison Zisko Over the course of two days in early May, 51 Brazilian housewares manufacturers descended on a hotel conference room in São Paulo, Brazil, lugging suitcases filled with plastic and glass and metal goods, armed with the optimism of traveling salesmen. They set their sights on 12 international buying companies from seven countries,More »

Gift For Life to Honor Norman Glassberg, Kurt Adler, Clare Brett Smith

Gift For Life

NEW YORK–Gift for Life will honor two industry leading organizations and individuals—Kurt Adler Inc, Clare Brett Smith and Norman Glassberg—during its Party for Life in February. Kurt Adler is being honored with Gift for Life’s Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award. Founded by Kurt S. Adler in 1946, the company has been a leading importer ofMore »