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Shanghai --Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is turning greater focus on design-related events and exhibitors at its upcoming annual fair, Aug. 27-29 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. More
New York -- The New York Metro chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers today recognized seven exhibitors of the Home Collection as the “Best of the Best” at the summer 2014 edition of NY Now Market for Home + Lifestyle. More
Goodlettsville, Tenn. – Dollar General has made a proposal to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $78.50 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at $9.7 billion. More
New York – Five companies were named Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares Best New Product Awards winners just ahead of the NY Now shows kick-off here over the weekend. More
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August 19, 2014“I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.” ----Willie Nelson Well, if they were singing back in the days when Willie was picking cotton, they’ve got be doing the Hallelujah Chorus these days. The price of cotton is down to about the lowest level it’s been since 2008 and it is settling into the historical range of cotton pricing for much of the decade before. Given the wild ride cotton prices have taken over the past few years, this is major news for the ...
On The Beat
August 19, 2014After 16 years of marriage, I can count on one hand, maybe two max, the number of times I’ve gone shopping – and I mean really shopping – with my husband, Oscar, in tow. And I include here the grocery store. But in recent months, I’ve noticed this start to change, thanks to our iPad and his new cell phone. Often when I think he is reading a book or the news on his mobile devices, I discover that he is actually comparison-shopping for something we need like a new refrigerator or – gasp – something simple that he just wants, like ...
August 19, 2014Walking around the NY Now show at the Javits this week, one can’t help wondering: How can there be so many companies in business that don’t live and die by selling container-loads of merchandise to Macy’s, Walmart and Bed Bath & Beyond? Yet, there they are. And two exhibitors worth noting: Etsy and The Grommet. Both are there this week debuting their services as wholesale providers. Etsy, founded in 2005, is an online direct-to-consumer seller of handmade, vintage and uniquely manufactured items. The Grommet, established in 2008, is a product launch platform for the Maker community. At NY ...
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- Intertextile Shanghai Home – Autumn Edition
August 27, 2014 - August 29, 2014
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September 7, 2014 - September 10, 2014
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- Indigo Home Edition
September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014