Tabletop & Gifts

Deadline Approaching for High Point, Tabletop Submissions

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN’s editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October is Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than that date. Images (preferably jpegs, butMore »

Last updated: September 12, 2014

Kavalierglass Adds Wells to Team

Carol Wells

CHICAGO–Kavalierglass has appointed Carol Wells to the new position of national sales manager. Wells will support commercial customers and sales representatives and increase awareness of the Czech company’s Simax line of borosilicate glassware, Walther Glas’ private label opportunities and Bohemia Crystal tumblers and stemware. She reports to Ladislav Novotny, who is based in the CzechMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

Q Squared Creates European Marketing Plan

Q Squared

NEW YORK-Melamine maker Q Squared NYC has established marketing and distribution offices in Hamburg, Germany, as part of a larger global expansion strategy. The company has formed a strategic partnership with European housewares industry veterans. Claus Winkelmann, Heiko Haase, Andreas Book and Gabrielle Block are partners in this new venture, Q Squared NYC GmbH &More »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

Manila Fame to Highlight Asian Craftsmanship

Manila FAME

PASAY CITY, Philippines–The 60th edition of Manila Fame, the Asian design and lifestyle trade show slated to take place next month, will revolve around three segments: Soulcrafts, Luxe and Gen C. Soulcrafts focuses on handcrafted items reflecting the heritage and history of the Filipino craftsmen. Luxe includes limited-edition and premium items that cater to aMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

Iittala to Set the Table at NYC Nordic Festival

iIitala Essence

NEW YORK–Finnish tabletop brand iittala has partnered with Honest Cooking Media to become the official dinnerware sponsor for the second annual North Nordic Food Festival, to be held in New York City this month. The festival is a celebration of Nordic cuisine and culinary philosophy produced and hosted by Honest Cooking Media. It will includeMore »

Last updated: September 9, 2014

World Kitchen Sets Fashionable Pose in NYC

WorldKitchen_couple

NEW YORK–Fashion designer Trina Turk talked about home entertaining and created table settings for World Kitchen during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week here last week. The Fashion Kitchen event, “celebrating colorful and stylish entertaining,” was held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center and featured three thematic tables, each set with new CW by Corningware bakeware andMore »

Last updated: September 8, 2014

Vegas Gala Raises $10K for Gift for Life

Gift For Life

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market’s “Up On 10” charity gala held during its summer market raised more than $10,000 to benefit Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home decor industries. “Participants from the gift and home decor industries generated a tremendous amount of positive energy, while raising money for aMore »

Last updated: September 5, 2014

AmericasMart Announces Market Dates

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart yesterday confirmed dates for the January and July editions of its Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Markets through calendar year 2018. The dates’ confirmation follows extensive review of customer scheduling and timing requirements and preferences, and sustains Atlanta’s long-standing first-market position in both the January and July show cycles, according to Jeffrey L.More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014