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Regent Holding Company Acquires ILLUME.

4/19/2016
Regent Holding Company, the parent company of Creative Co-Op and Bloomingville, today announced the acquisition of ILLUME, a leading home fragrance, lifestyle and beauty brand.

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Regent Holding Partners With Freeman Spogli & Co.

11/5/15
Regent Holding Company, parent company to brands Creative Co-Op and Bloomingville, today announced an investment by private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co., the Wang family, and management as part of a corporate recapitalization.

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Creative Co-Op Nominated as Retailer's choice Vendor of the Year Finalist

7/12/15
Creative Co-Op has been nominated as a finalist for the Retailers’ Choice 2015 Vendor of the Year Award. This is a huge honor because we were nominated by our fantastic customers. The winner will be announced at the August REA Gala in New York City.

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Creative Co-Op Acquires Leading European Lifestyle Company

10/3/14
Creative Co-Op is pleased to announce its acquisition of Bloomingville, a leading European designer and distributor of home lifestyle products.

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Creative Co-Op Wins Best Visual Presentation Award

06/25/14
Creative Co-Op was recently named a winner for Best Visual Presentation at the June Total Home & Gift Market where winners were selected based on fresh, innovative and creative displays as recognized by visual design experts.

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Creative Co-Op Launching Flaire Candle Line

05/19/14
Creative Co-Op is expanding into the candle market with a diverse, unique line of boutique candles that reflects who we are as a company – a line that can work side by side with the industry’s best in gifts and home decorative accessories.

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Creative Co-Op Expands in Atlanta

12/12/13
Creative Co-Op enters the winter markets with growing momentum as it expands into an adjacent showroom on the 10th floor of Atlanta’s Gift Mart, Building 2, Suite 1003.

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Creative Co-Op Launches All-New Website

10/29/13
Creative Co-Op, the industry leader in trend-driven gifts and home decorative accessories, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. The all-new www.creativecoop.com, designed and developed by Whereoware, creates a friendly and trendy web experience for the retailer that matches the creativity of Creative Co-Op’s products.

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Creative Co-Op Wins a MarketingSherpa Email Excellence Award

10/29/13
Creative Co-Op was recently named a national award winner of the MarketingSherpa Email Awards for its innovative Closeout marketing campaign developed in conjunction with digital agency Whereoware.

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Thom Petrouski Joins Creative Co-Op as Vice President of Sales

06/03/13
Thom Petrouski has joined Creative Co-Op as its new Vice President of Sales. Thom is an industry veteran, having worked his way up from customer service all the way through national account management. In his new role at Creative Co-Op, Thom will be responsible for the continued growth of the independent retailer segment.

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Creative Co-Op a Winner in the 24th Annual ARTS Awards

01/24/13
For the 2nd time in as many years, Creative Co-Op was a winner as Manufacturer of the Year in the Home Accents category for the 24th Annual ARTS Awards.

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Garry Schermann Joins Creative Co-Op as Senior Vice President of Sales

10/18/12
Garry Schermann has joined Creative Co-Op as its new Senior Vice President of Sales. Garry is an industry veteran, with experience including senior sales management roles at both Colonial Candle, and most recently at Tag. In his new role at Creative Co-Op, Garry will be responsible for the full sales function across both independent retailers and national accounts.

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Creative Co-Op Named Manufacturer of the Year at the 2012 Retailer Excellence Awards

08/21/12
Creative Co-Op was the winner of the inaugural Retailers' Choice Manufacturer of the Year award presented in conjunction with Gifts and Decorative Accessories Retailer Excellence Awards gala.

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Creative Co-Op Named Finalist for Vendor of the Year

07/20/12
Creative Co-Op has been named one of ten finalists for the inaugural Retailers' Choice Vendor of the Year award to be presented in conjunction with Gifts and Decorative Accessories Retailer Excellence Awards gala.

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Win an iPad 3!

06/04/12
Creative Co-Op to Give Away Three 32GB iPad 3s at the Dallas, Atlanta, & Las Vegas Gift Shows.

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Creative Co-Op Launching Embellish Jewelry Line This Summer

05/15/12
Creative Co-Op will be expanding into the fast-growing jewelry segment with new collections from licensed artists Lori Siebert, Lisa Kaus, Kris Lanae Binsfeld and our house collection, Maison.

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Creative Co-Op a Winner in the 23rd Annual ARTS Awards

01/24/12
Creative Co-Op was a winner as Manufacturer of the Year in the Decorative Accessories category for the 23rd Annual ARTS Awards.

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Creative Co-Op Celebrates 10th Anniversary

2012
Creative Co-Op is celebrating its 10th anniversary throughout 2012 and starts the celebration at the 2012 winter markets in Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas.

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Creative Co-Op Featuring Kelly Rae Roberts Signing at Atlanta '12 Show

2012
In conjunction with a greatly expanded presence in the Creative Co-Op Home Decor line, licensed artist Kelly Rae Roberts will be featured at a signing during the Atlanta Gift Show.

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Creative Co-Op relocates, expands at Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market.

10/31/11
World Market Center Las Vegas announced today that Creative Co-Op will relocate and expand to a new larger showroom in Building C, Suite C-712 for the upcoming winter market.

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Creative Co-Op Named Finalist for The 23rd Annual ARTS Awards

08/16/11
Creative Co-Op has been named one of only four finalists for Manufacturer of the Year in the Decorative Accessories category for the 23rd Annual ARTS Awards.

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Creative Co-Op Announces Winners of the iPad 2 Giveaway

08/01/11
Creative Co-Op Gives Away Two iPads at the Summer Markets

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Win an iPad 2!

06/08/11
Creative Co-Op to Give Away Two 32GB iPad 2s at the Dallas & Atlanta Gift Shows

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Creative Co-Op Launching Kelly Rae Roberts Home Decor Line at Summer '11 Shows

05/26/11
Creative Co-Op will be premiering our new Kelly Rae Roberts licensed Home Accents collection at the summer shows starting at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market this June.

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Creative Co-Op Announces Winners of the "Bon Voyage & Welcome Aboard" Cruise Giveaway

02/14/11
Creative Co-Op Gives Away Two (2) Trips for Two at the Atlanta & Dallas Gift Shows.

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Creative Co-Op Awarded Best Window at Dallas Total Home & Gift

1/22/11
The relocation and expansion of the Creative Co-Op showroom radiates an energetic, dynamic aura that engages creativity and captivates the senses. We were honored to be presented with the "Best Window" award based upon this engaging spirit.

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Bon Voyage & Welcome Aboard

12/30/10
Creative Co-Op to give away two (2) cruise trips for two at the Atlanta and Dallas Gift Shows this Winter.

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Creative Co-Op Going Bigger & Better in Texas!

12/30/10
Creative Co-Op enters the winter markets with continued momentum as it moves into a new showroom on the 2nd floor of the Dallas Trade Mart, Suite 2802.

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Creative Co-Op Returns to High Point Market!

12/09/10
(High Point, NC) - Well-known, design-driven gift and accessory company, Creative Co-Op will be returning to High Point at the April 2011 Market to be held April 2-7. The company will show in the Suites at Market Square M-2003.

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Creative Co-Op Expands in Atlanta

6/07/10
Creative Co-Op enters the summer markets with growing momentum as it expands into an adjacent showroom on the 10th floor of Atlanta’s Gift Mart, Building 2, Suite 1003.

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WILLIAMSBURG and Creative Co-Op Tell a Garden Story with a New Licensing Relationship

5/13/10
Under the extensive WILLIAMSBURG Garden Story Collection, Creative Co-Op will launch assorted gifts and home décor at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23-29 and at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, July 14-21. The collection will be available for shipment immediately following market. A collection of holiday product will launch in January 2011.

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Creative Co-Op Named Company Worth Watching

January 2010
Creative Co-Op, Inc. has been selected as one of the “Six Companies Worth Watching in 2010” by GIFTBEAT magazine in the December 2009/January 2010 issue.

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Happy New Year from Creative Co-Op!

01/13/10
A word of thanks and best wishes for 2010 and beyond from your friends at Creative Co-Op.

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Creative Co-Op, Inc. Receives 2009 Best of Business Award

11/06/09
Creative Co-Op, Inc. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Gifts and novelties category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA).

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Creative Co-Op to Host Kate McRostie Signing

11/12/09
Creative Co-Op, in conjunction with Kate McRostie DesignWorks, Inc., will host a signing event at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market on Saturday, January 9, 2010, to launch several new holiday and everyday collections featuring Kate McRostie’s artwork. McRostie will meet retailers and sign a complimentary gift while supplies last from 2:00 – 3:00 pm at the Creative Co-Op Showroom in Building 2, Suite 1003, on the 10th floor.

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