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WithIt Calls for WOW Nominees

WithIt WOW Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) is requesting nominations for its annual WOW Awards, to be presented during the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 18, 2015. WithIt, a women’s leadership development network, invites retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry professionals to nominate deserving individuals and businesses in the home and furnishings industry.More »

WOWed in Vegas

Susan Gravely

LAS VEGAS–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home furnishings industry, honored five executives with its 2014 WOW Awards during the nonprofit’s annual dinner and gala reception held here Sunday night. Susan Gravely, founder and chief executive of Vietri, was presented the 2014 Legacy Award, which celebrates her significant lifetime contributions to the industry.More »

Las Vegas Market Opens

Las Vegas Market Opens Today

LAS VEGAS–The Las Vegas Market opens today, kicking off a new Sunday to Thursday schedule, along with thousands of product debuts and tons of educational and networking opportunities. Celebrity designer Monica Pedersen, always a much-seen face at the market, will be even more visible this time around with two new offerings—furniture at Abbyson Living (B-880)More »

Getting Social at Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Exclusive tours, meet and greets, brunch bars, and official market after-parties at Las Vegas’ top nightclub—plus inspiring activities with top tastemakers on social media site—will connect the home industry at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled Jan. 26-30. Las Vegas Market attendees will be greeted daily with complementary breakfasts, nightly courtyard receptions, and cocktailMore »

Adesso Co-Founder Passes

Peggy Traub

NEW YORK–Peggy Traub, a co-founder of Adesso Home and its president and CEO, passed away Jan. 13 after a long battle with cancer. She was 55. Traub founded the company with Lee Schaak in 1994, and since then Adesso has become a successful company in lighting and ready-to-assemble furniture. Traub was also a big believerMore »

WithIt Names 2014 WOW Award Nominees, Gravely to Receive Legacy Award

Susan Gravely

HIGH POINT, N.C.–WithIt, the women’s leadership development network serving the home furnishings industry, has named its award nominees for 2014. The winners will be named and celebrated on Jan. 26, the opening night of the Las Vegas Market. Also at the event, Susan Gravely, founder and chief executive of Vietri, will receive the prestigious legacyMore »

High Point Market Opens

HFNHighPoint Cover

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The home furnishings industry converges on this lovely southern town today for High Point Market, which runs through Oct. 24. Among the thousands of fashionable introductions, HFN is debuting HFN High Point, an exclusive market issue featuring news, trends and interviews with industry leaders.  The special issue will be handed out at numerousMore »

WithIt Plans High Point Events

WithIt

HIGH POINT, N.C.-WithIt, the women’s leadership development network, has a number of events and seminars planned during High Point Market later this month. A market kick-off reception will be held Friday, Oct. 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Showplace – Copeland Furniture, Space 5200. RSVP at www.withit.org. Wendy Bellissimo, family lifestyle designer and founder of WendyMore »