California Faucets’ Single Handle Tub Filler Recognized for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Design

Sleeker, more streamlined high flow rate tub filler recognized for innovative ability to fill a large tub in record time (Huntington Beach, CA) California Faucets has been recognized for innovation and cutting-edge design with a 2021 Good Design® Award. The award program organized by The Chicago Athenaeum to honor industry leaders in design and manufacturing recently announced […]

Upfront with an Industry Leader: President & CEO John Riddle

Established over the last 30 years, working in sales, marketing & product management of home appliances and consumer electronics, John Riddle serves as President & CEO of Howard’s, Southern California’s one-stop shop for the best selection of appliances, TVs, and mattresses. Riddle, who developed strong relationships and channel knowledge with virtually every major big box, […]

NYC Condo Transformed by Custom Steel and Glass Wall from Amuneal

Everyone loves a before and after! In William McIntosh Design’s recent Leroy Street project, they removed a sheetrock partition and replaced it with a gorgeous custom fabricated steel and glass wall by the craftspeople at Amuneal.  Now, the homeowners at 160 Leroy can enjoy their beautiful Hudson River views preparing meals in the kitchen. Before the […]

Data and Analytics: The Achilles’ Heel of Luxury Brands

This blog was contributed by The Luxury Institute. Over the past 12 months, Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza heard one recurring theme: most are dissatisfied with the state of their group’s or brand’s data and analytics resources and capabilities. When Pedraza mentioned to a top luxury retail CEO that his brand could now access the […]

Consumers Increasingly View U.S. Manufacturing Industry as Innovative, Critical and High Tech

New York, NY – The Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute 2022 Manufacturing Perception Study found affirming news for the construction industry’s perception among consumers and workers, with emphasis on positive steps that the industry can continue to take to improve perceptions and promote growth in the sector in the coming years. Full report available here. […]

2022 SORCI Report Reveals How U.S. Residential Builders Can Increase Profit Margins Despite Inflation

Report indicates key trends in U.S. residential home building marked by inflation, supply chain disruption and surge in demand. Houston, TX — The Association of Professional Builders (APB), a leading business coaching service for custom home builders, with members in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, today announced the findings from its annual State of Residential […]