Tabletop & Gifts

Las Vegas Winners Announced

IMC

LAS VEGAS–Eighteen people have received hotel and hospitality prizes in conjunction with Las Vegas Market, part of an inaugural “Block the Book” promotion sponsored by International Market Centers and Connections Housing last month. “Las Vegas Market continues to enhance market amenities and our ‘Book The Block’ campaign is proving to be an extremely fun andMore »

Last updated: August 4, 2014

Urban Expositions Appoints Ulrich VP Marketing

Joan Ulrich

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has appointed Joan Ulrich to the newly created position of vice president of marketing and specialty shows. In her new role, Ulrich oversees marketing strategy, planning and execution. She also is responsible for buyer relations for Urban Expositions’ increasing portfolio of gift, souvenir and specialty shows. She works with Urban’s team members—Dirk Gal,More »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

Ron Insana to Keynote Las Vegas CEO Summit

Ron Insana

LAS VEGAS-CNBC analyst Ron Insana will be the keynote speaker at the Las Vegas Market CEO Summit next January, along with two other confirmed speakers. The forum will address businesses issues of importance to industry executives, including presentations on financial, operational and global subjects by some of the nation’s foremost visionary speakers. Steven Baker, viceMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

Three NY Now Exhibitors Cited for Eco-Choice Awards

Circa Asia bowl

  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-dconstruct Jewelry of Winnipeg, Manitoba; Circa Asia of Novato, Calif.; and Anointment Natural Skin Care of Sackville, New Brunswick, have all been named to receive NY Now’s Eco-Choice Awards for the summer edition of the show later this month. dconstruct Jewelry’s Wild Silk Jewelry was named Most Innovative for its use ofMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

Libbey Sales Up, Income Loss in Q2

Libbey

TOLEDO, Ohio-Libbey’s second quarter sales grew 6.5 percent, to $223.5 million. Yet a loss of $47.2 million on redemption of debt led the company to red ink in its fiscal second quarter, which ended on June 30, to the tune of $25.2 million, compared to net income of $12.4 million in the second quarter ofMore »

Last updated: July 31, 2014

MSLO Posts First Q2 Profit Since 2008

MSLO

NEW YORK-For the first time in six years, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) reported net income in a second quarter, posting $1.8 million in the quarter ending on June 30. Dan Dienst, MSLO’s CEO, said the black bottom line owed to the company’s focus on managing expenses “without in any way sacrificing our high-quality contentMore »

Last updated: July 30, 2014

Promos Paying Off for California Gift Show

California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES–Urban Expositions said its efforts to revitalize the California Gift Show have begun to pay off. The summer edition of the show, which wrapped up here last week, included many new initiatives and attracted “thousands” of attendees from Southern California and other western states, the company said. “There’s little question that retailers come toMore »

Last updated: July 30, 2014

Lugannani to Head Gift Leasing in Dallas

Jim Lugannani

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has appointed Jim Lugannani vice president of gift leasing, responsible for leading the luxury gift, tableware, housewares and general gift categories as well as maximizing opportunities between permanent and temporary exhibitors. He succeeds Eileen Lunning, who left the company, and reports to Robbin Wells, executive vice president of leasing at Dallas MarketMore »

Last updated: July 29, 2014