Starting Aug. 16, Floridians can see what might be inside a house from KB Home. The company announced Friday that it was set to open its design studio in Daytona Beach over the weekend.
The studio provides a showroom for typical KB Home features like flooring and appliances, as well as choices for cabinets and lighting. Design associates will help visitors choose the right combination of features and show them the homebuilder’s various energy-saving design aspects.
Freight transportation provider Hub Group is the recipient of Sears Holdings’ Partners in Transformation award, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company announced Friday.
"Hub Group has been a proud transportation provider for Sears Holdings since 1990," Hub Group chairman and CEO David P. Yeager said. "It is an honor to receive this award and it has been a pleasure to watch our relationship grow steadily from hard work and dedication on both sides."
Ohio-based flooring company Tarkett has unveiled a new social media contest, #WeLikeItNatural. The contest is an effort to promote its Johnsonite iQ Natural line of vinyl flooring.
Potential contestants can order samples of the flloring and take photos of it outdoors. Submissions will be displayed on the Facebook page for Johnsonite, and there will drawings every week to see what photo moves on. Users will vote for the top three submissions. Winners receive either a Tarkett FitBit or a $500 gift card to sporting goods store REI.
Home appliance manufacturer Jenn-Air announced this week that it would be the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival’s appliance sponsor this year.
From Aug. 21 to 24, the company’s products will be on display at fourth annual festival’s cooking demonstrations and at the LA Studio Center, where the festival’s Grand Tasting will be housed. It will also be hosting a wine event every night of the festival where attendees can mingle with chefs and make use of a photo booth at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Outdoor power equipment company Troy-Bilt introduced the Jet leaf blower that will be sold at Lowe’s stores.
The Jet uses a fan that spins at 130 m.p.h. while bringing in and pressurizing 650 cubic feet per minute of air volume.