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You hear a lot these days about the dramatic impact
technology is having on the kitchen and bath industry.
You hear it all the time, from virtually all
You hear, for example, about how technology is
literally creating new...
Low Mortgage Rates Fuel Market
The U.S. housing market fueled by declining mortgage interest
rates, strong home-buying activity and continued high levels of
refinancing continued at mid-year to remain the nation's leading
economic sector, with...
Herbeau Creations Building New Facility in
Naples, FL Herbeau Creations of America, a leading manufacturer of
hand-crafted, period-style kitchen and bath fixtures, has conducted
an informal ground-breaking ceremony to initiate the start...
AHAM Testifies On Opposition To Steel
Washington, DC The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
(AHAM) has formally expressed its opposition to tariffs on imported
steel, contending that the tariffs should be terminated "in order
Take a look at your selling experiences ' in particular the sales you wanted that somehow got away ' to see if the problem was related to design, price, timing, your services or the fact that you lost control along the way.
Create Healthier Lifestyles Through Design:
When designers begin discussing changes to a client's kitchen,
perhaps they should seek to change more than just the design of the
space. Indeed, remodeling the kitchen offers numerous opportunities
Häfele Expands With Warehouse
Archdale, NC Häfele America Co. has announced a new
warehouse and office expansion at its headquarters, here.
Citing increased ability for future growth and expansion as the
impetus for the expansion, Philip Martin...
Merchandise Mart Relocates Center
Chicago Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., based here, has
announced plans for the expansion and relocation of its Kitchen,
Bath & Building Design Center. The move will provide increased
visibility for its...
Vent-A-Hood Posts Record Quarter
Richardson, Texas Vent-A-Hood, the Richardson, TX-based
manufacturer of stock and custom-made residential range hoods, has
posted the best quarter in the company's 70-year history,
Vent-A-Hood officials announced...
Kitchen and bath dealers are keeping a close eye on and even
doing business with some up-and-coming e-commerce supply
Kitchen Tune-Up Offers New Program
Richardson, Texas Kitchen Tune-Up, a leading home-improvement
franchise system, based here, has introduced a new Small Market
Franchise Program, the company has announced.
According to company founder and...
Tile/Stone Expo Set for Miami
North Palm Beach, FL Trade Show International, based here, has
announced plans for the Pan American Stone and Tile Expo to return
to Miami Beach, FL, said Skip Mason, president of TSI.
Set for March 30-April 1, 2004...
Decorative Hoods Can Add Warmth to Designs, Experts
Looking to add some fire to your next kitchen design? Well,
according to leading design experts, decorative mantle hoods are a
popular way to make class and warmth the focal points of...
K/BIS 2005 Set For Las Vegas
Hackettstown, NJ The National Kitchen & Bath
Association (NKBA) and its trade show partner have announced that
the 2005 Kitchen/Bath Industry Show will take place for the first
time ever in Las Vegas. The announcement...
Crystal Design Winners Feature Eye for Detail,
PRINCETON, MN For many designers, satisfying their client with a
personalized space is the most fulfilling part of the job. But,
sometimes, their creativity and attention to detail is so...
I made a recommendation that surprised my contractor friend and his client. I suggested that they install a freestanding range rather than a cooktop and separate built-in oven.
Luxury Collection To Debut Designer Vignette
New York A series of Designer Vignettes will be unveiled at the
upcoming Luxury Kitchen and Bath Collection event, to be held here
November 20-22, show sponsors announced.
Attracting and Retaining Quality Employees is a Science
and an Art
Finding and keeping good employees is as much an art as a
science, requiring both strong intuitive skills and good, practical
hiring, training and management policies. That's the...
Could you be spending your advertising money more effectively?
Kitchen & Bath Expo Draws Crowd
London, U.K. In just its second year, the bi-annual
Bathrooms & Kitchens EXPO doubled its show floor space and
dramatically increased attendance, drawing a record crowd of 8,940
visitors, show sponsors announced.
Wellborn Hosts Training Seminars
Ashland, AL Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., based here, continues its
series of "Wellborn Academy" training seminars in order to enhance
its customers' ability to promote and sell Wellborn products in
their markets, the...
Darlington to Keynote SEN Fall Conference
Chapel Hill Kitchen and bath industry management consultant Hank
Darlington will be the keynote speaker at the Fall Conference of
the SEN Buying Group next month, the organization announced.
NARI Offering Kitchen, Bath Certification
Des Plaines, IL The National Association of the
Remodeling Industry has launched a certification program aimed at
providing contractors with "technical comprehension and skill" in
kitchen and bath remodeling...
While decorative hardware and plumbing professionals have many
potential avenues for strengthening and growing their businesses,
one of the easiest ways to add value to their showrooms is to take
advantage of the knowledge of manufacturers...
Design Firm Discovers Building Block for
HILLSDALE, NJ When it comes to identifying the key building blocks
to their company's success, the principals at Ken Bauer Inc. point
to a unique sales and design tool they've been employing for...