Latest News


International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo Receives High Marks in Orlando, Sets Eyes on Vegas

International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo Receives High Marks in Orlando, Sets Eyes on Vegas

ORLANDO, FL - The International Pool Spa Patio Expo, sponsored by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals,  has concluded in Orlando, FL after great success. The event was held November 1-3, 2017 with pre-conference programs commencing on October 29.

Over 9,500 total pool, spa, and outdoor living professionals attended the event. The exposition spanned 133,850 sq. ft., showcasing 463 exhibiting companies.

“It was unclear how Hurricane Irma would play a role in this year’s event,” commented Tracy Garcia, CEM, Show Director. “Attendees driving in do play a significant part in overall numbers when we bring the show...

read more

Empire Purchases Ownership in Stove Builder International

Empire Purchases Ownership in Stove Builder International

BELLEVILLE, IL – The Empire Group, the parent company of Empire Comfort Systems in Belleville, Illinois, has purchased majority ownership of Stove Builder International (SBI), a Canadian manufacturer of wood-fired and pellet-fired heater and hearth products, along with venting.  Empire manufactures gas-fired heaters, hearth products, and grills. 

Both Empire and SBI are family owned manufacturers and both have undertaken aggressive product development programs that have spurred growth in recent years.  While SBI’s primary market is Canada, they also distribute into the US, South America, Europe, and Australia.  Their brands include Osburn, Caddy, Enerzone,...

read more

Para Tempotest announces new outdoor/indoor fabric collection

Para Tempotest announces new outdoor/indoor fabric collection

Para S.p.a has introduced a new collection of their outdoor/indoor performance fabric, Tempotest. The new collection named Bel Mondo, Italian for beautiful world, is a collaboration between noted outdoor fabric designers Karen Williams and Brenda Sewell-Bost of the design firm D2 and Filippo Uecher creator of the Maria Flora line of performance fabrics.

The collection, woven in Biella Italy has elements of Italian flair with an American eye toward color. A mix of stylish graphics and colorful multi-layered patterns coupled with bold, vibrant textures are featured in a color palette inspired by the beauty...

read more

Kent Roeder Joins United States Stove Company

Kent Roeder Joins United States Stove Company

Kent Roeder has accepted a position with United States Stove Company as vice president of Sales. According to August S.L. Jones, president of United States Stove Company, “Kent’s experience will contribute to our efforts for improving global business development along with increasing our presence in the specialty hearth channel. His vast knowledge of gas and specialty hearth will give USSC the opportunity to further diversify our product offering through a multitude of new channels.” 

www.usstove.com

read more

Infinity Canopy featured at The William Vale Hotel

Infinity Canopy featured at The William Vale Hotel

LOS ANGELES - The William Vale Boutique Luxury Hotel in Brooklyn, NY, has selected Infinity Canopy to take their clients’ poolside experience to the next level. The pool area with sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline is lined with relaxing cabanas which are covered with Infinity Canopy and roller shades on the sides to provide shade and privacy for guests.

www.infinitycanopy.com

read more

Summer Classics Launches New Showroom on Designer Floor of Americas Mart

Summer Classics Launches New Showroom on Designer Floor of Americas Mart

PELHAM, AL - Gabriella White, LLC, parent company to luxury outdoor line Summer Classics and indoor high style furniture brand Gabby, expands its focus on the interior design business by moving its showroom from the gardens area of AmericasMart to the designer floor. Summer Classics will occupy a permanent showroom space directly across from Gabby in showroom 13-D - 15,17. The new showroom will officially launch at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market to be held January 9 - 16, 2018.

“We’ve been in the garden area of the Atlanta Mart since 1979,” said CEO Bew White. “So, as...

read more

Gabby Moves to Prominent Space in Dallas Market Center

Gabby Moves to Prominent Space in Dallas Market Center

PELHAM, AL –– Gabby, a leading high style indoor furniture brand, has announced that it will open an expanded new showroom in a highly prominent location of the Dallas Market Center in time for the January Total Home & Gift Market (January 17-23,2018). The new location is on the first floor, WTC 150.

“We have seen tremendous momentum in Dallas showroom sales since we opened nearly three years ago,” said William White, President and founder of Gabby. “The new showroom has one of the most prominent locations in the building, and our redesign of the space will enable designers...

read more

New History Initiative at American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation

New History Initiative at American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 — Poised to further its efforts in preserving the history of the home furnishings industry and the individuals who have paved the way over the years, the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has announced the Heritage Project, funded through a generous grant from Heritage Home Group Charitable Trust.

“It is with great pleasure that we announce that the Heritage Home Group Charitable Trust is making a donation of $20,000 to support the mission of the Hall of Fame,” says Pierre de Villemejane, president and CEO of Heritage Home Group. “When...

read more
Page 1 of 254 1 2 3 >  Last ›
picture

Subscribe now!

Search:

Loading
Shop Talk

EditCal 2017

EditCal 2017