Americans cold to Cologne: Frankfurt stands to gain in housewares

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COLOGNE–American retailers and manufacturers may be giving up on the International Housewares Fair here. International Housewares Fair – Cologne Despite the sponsor’s attempts to revive the faltering exposition this year, the fair received negative reviews from Americans in attendance. Up and down the uncrowded aisles, conversations were dominated by speculation that the fair in Frankfurt …

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Working with a garden designer

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Designing a garden is daunting, especially if you’re a novice. Landscape or garden designers can help with the green thumb aspects — choosing plants that suit your site. Equally important, they’ll organize outdoor spaces to enhance their good features and minimize bad ones. Whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor to install all …

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