IMC Announces Featured Products for 2019 Fall TrendWatch

HIGH POINT, N.C. – (September 26, 2019) – International Market Centers (IMC) announced today its exclusive TrendWatch program will feature 100+ products from 60 IMC exhibitors at Fall 2019 High Point Market, running Oct. 19 – Oct. 23, 2019. Fall Market’s three directional trends are ANIMALIER, DRENCHING and FOCUS. “IMC’s signature TrendWatch program is a key source of trend information for furniture and home décor buyers and suppliers,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “TrendWatch highlights the diversity of product at High Point Market and provides attendees with insight on trends that can influence sales and consumer preferences.” TrendWatch is curated by 23-year magazine editor and home furnishings forecaster Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. The trends are influenced by consumer insights and creative intelligence from the interiors, fashion and consumer product arenas. Animals have been subject matter for painters, illustrators, textile designers and sculptors throughout the centuries, and the “animalier” was known for realistic portrayals. This season, TrendWatch crosses artistry an...

14-year-old Louisville entrepreneurs get products featured at 2019 Emmy Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — While many kids are out playing sports or video games with their friends, two young teenage entrepreneurs in Louisville are spending their spare time building a business, and it has now landed them in Hollywood. “We created Ooh La Lemon because we love working together,” co-founder of Ooh La Lemon, Hailey Hertzman said. Operating a lemonade stand as a kid could be pretty simple – squeeze lemons and charge a quarter for a cup, but Hailey and Katie took that idea to the next level. “We both really loved running the lemonade stand so we thought why not run our own business with our own products,” Hertzman said. At 12-years-old, the two won the 2017 National Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Lemonade Day – a program teaching children how to start, own and run their own business. Using their prize money, the girls co-founded Ooh La Lemon. “We sell purses, dog collars, leashes, bow tie sets, kitchen supplies, dish towels, and socks,” Hertzman said.The girls sell hip and trendy lemon-inspired products online and at a pop-up shop. It caught Hollywood’s attention, at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.”We couldn’t believe it,” Vonder...

Best New and Featured Products Announced For Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

LOS ANGELES, CA  – Thousands of new products and services from 500 exhibiting companies for restaurants, caterers and foodservice establishments were introduced during this week’s Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest all being held together at the Los Angeles Convention Center.Several Awards were presented, including: The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo is produced by Clarion UX and sponsored by the Restaurant Association (www.calrest.org), and provides industry professionals access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, several culinary demonstrations, and 500+ of the leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community. For more information, visit www.westernfoodexpo.com The 2019 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo will present their annual Torch and Beacon Awards to two inspirational leaders in the industry on Center Stage during this large West Coast gathering for the food and beverage industry. … The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Education Program will include five tracks – Bar & Beverage, Building a Winn...

Camilla Parker-Bowles’ FAB new handbag has a secret link to Meghan Markle

The Duchess of Cornwall is currently on a three-day visit to Cornwall with her husband Prince Charles and her working wardrobe has been as first-rate as always. The 71-year-old was seen enjoying the sunshine on Tuesday as she arrived at a garden party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ginsters bakery in Callington. The mother-of-two decided to opt for a pastel blue frock that was adorned with the cutest cream floral print. Accessorising to perfection, she added a  pearl necklace and nude high heels and looked fresh and lightly tanned. Did you notice her handbag though? The Duchess carried a lovely tote bag, in a light cream – by DeMellier London. The £295 arm candy is known as the ‘Mini Venice’ and you can purchase it in a variety of different shades including purple and blush pink. Camilla also has this bag in green, so it is clearly one of her faves. The Duchess of Sussex sported this very same design in green too, back in January 2018, on an official visit to Cardiff. The mother-of-one wore a smart black jacket by Stella McCartney and a matching scarf, while wearing trousers by Welsh brand Hieut Denim, and a pair of black velvet heeled boots. Her bag was ...