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DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2017 – Global Views’ David Gebhart and Frederick Rayner announced the acquisition of the Arete Collection. Originally founded by Bradley Clifford and George Sellers, the Arete Collection is known for magnificently carved and hand-crafted home furnishings. More
SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2017—The award-winning What Do You Do… series celebrates a combined 55 weeks on the The New York Times Best-Seller List in the Children’s Picture Book Category. More
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2017 – Content and commerce company Domino announced a licensing deal with Lenox Corporation. Domino, in collaboration with Lenox, will design and market a Domino-branded tabletop collection, available at select retailers in 2018. More
HIGH POINT, N.C. / LAS VEGAS, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017—Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities completed the previously announced acquisition of International Market Centers, Inc. More
CPCoastal brand is donating design royalties from sales of the "Caribbean Nation – Stronger Than a Hurricane" design to the Love for Love City Foundation. More
Precious Moments®, Inc. announced an agreement with United Talent Agency (UTA) for exclusive representation of the iconic Precious Moments brand to producers and production companies. This is the first such engagement for Precious Moments. More
Cindy Graves has joined Napa Home & Garden as Key Account Manager. The hiring of Graves is another indication of continued growth for the Atlanta-based home décor company. With recent product additions in candles and apparel, and an expanded showroom experience, Napa has realized over 20 percent growth to date in 2017. More
NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine named Stone Mountain, GA based Mud Pie to its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. More
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AmericasMart ICON Honorees
Excellence and superior achievement in the home and gift industry were recognized in July at AmericasMart's eighth annual ICON Honors. Enjoy these video stories celebrating the 2017 award recipients: Spicher and Company, Bloomingville, Wolf Gourmet, Her Majesty's English Tea Room, Kurt S. Adler, Inc., and Chris Rosse, Rosse and Associates.
This week’s editor’s picks are pet-inspired for animal lovers who may or may not feed their furry friends from the table.