Kitchen & Bath Design News
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
This month, I take a look back at some industry changes, and review some of the basics of selling that I believe in that have not changed over the years.
The prevailing belief among economists and kitchen and bath industry experts is that the strong financial performance of 2004 suggests more good times are on the way.
The New Year, even this early into 2005, is looking as though it should prove to be another positive year for housing and for a kitchen/bath niche that continues to remain vibrant and fast-growing.
What exactly are profits? Where are they to be found? Do you
have them? Every kitchen and bath dealer must answer those
questions correctly to ensure successful continuing operations.
Marketers tend to focus on understanding and influencing
consumers before they begin shopping. But there's a whole other
phase of consumer behavior that merits equal consideration.
Blanco America Moves NJ Offices
Lumberton, NJ Blanco America, the fast-growing kitchen sink
manufacturer, has moved its corporate headquarters and distribution
facility to a new 85,000-sq.-ft. custom-built location in
The company's new...
THG Rolls Out New Program for Dealers
Coconut Creek, FL THG USA, the Coconut Creek, FL-based
manufacturer of high-end plumbing fixtures and accessories, has
rolled out a new program for its "Art Deco Collection" that will be
offered to kitchen and bath...
C.H. Briggs' CEO Receives Award
Reading, PA Julia Klein, president and CEO of C.H. Briggs, based
here, has been announced as the 2004 ATHENA Award recipient.
Honored by the Berks County Chamber of Commerce during the
Chamber's 12th annual...
Today's idea of Italian design excellence encompasses far more than just a clever use of color, shapes and materials.
International Stone Institute created
Asheville, NC The International Stone Institute (ISI) has been
established to aid companies and individuals in the construction
industry who design, install, fabricate, restore and/or maintain
dimensional stone and...
Golf Event Slated To Assist CKBER
Hackettstown, NJ The Center for Kitchen & Bath Education and
Research (CKBER) will host its inaugural annual fundraiser with a
golf event, scheduled to kick off the 2005 Kitchen/Bath Industry
Show in May.
We read every day about how corporate America is working hard to change how businesses are running, in some cases closing the barn door now that the horse has gotten away. It's a case of being reactive to the ethics issue when they should have been...
Laundry rooms have come a long way from the days of loud washers and dryers stuck down below in dusty basements or banished to the garage.
Pared-down simplicity combined with breathing room and light between objects seem to be the hallmarks of the new definition of modern.
The idea of combining several distinctively different yet complementary elements to create one unique whole is an essential component of good design.
ISH Scheduled for March in Frankfurt
Frankfurt ISH, a major European trade show featuring bathroom
products and technology, is scheduled to take place March 15-19 in
The trade show, according to its sponsor, Messe Frankfurt...
As soon as your operation moves from a one-person company to having employees, taking care of equipment must move to center stage.
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania is home to some of the best shopping on the East coast - one of the main reasons that Reico Kitchen & Bath chose the location for its latest showroom.
The owner of this home wanted the kitchen to mesh with the home's English Tudor style, but the Assistance League of Southern California, sponsors of the Design House 2004 Home and Garden Tour wanted cream-colored
cabinets (something not found in...
Bigger isn't always better, as in the case of this kitchen remodel. The original space was 13.4'x23.75', which was expanded to 25.6'x23.75'. It included the remodeling and lengthening of the kitchen and an addition that pushed out the back of the house.
Creative ideas for display doors, when clients 'steal' designs and more
European Show to Spotlight Kitchens
Cologne The International Furniture Fair will once again
integrate kitchens, kitchen units and bathroom furniture on the
show floor of the world's leading trade fair for the international
furniture industry, set...
Did you know that research recommended an island sink as early as 1936? Or that the number of small appliances in the average kitchen in 1965 was three and in 2003, it had risen to 12?