Tabletop & Gifts

Tabletop Show Opens in New York

Forty One Madison

NEW YORK-The fall edition of the twice-yearly New York Tabletop Show begins today. Buyers from across the country and from diverse channels of distribution will head to Forty One Madison, 230 Fifth Ave. and individual showrooms around the city to view the newest dinnerware, glassware and flatware on offer. Expect to see plenty of indigoMore »

Last updated: October 21, 2014

New and Expanded Gift Showrooms Join Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–A dozen gift and home decor suppliers plan to open or expand showrooms for the Las Vegas Market in January. Four of the newcomers are opening new West Coast corporate showrooms, including gift and collectible producer Precious Moments, on C9;  small appliance maker Jura, as part of the c-ONE cross-category showcase; and Portman StudiosMore »

Last updated: October 17, 2014

Gift Association to Raise Funds for Gift for Life

GHTA

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA) will hold an auction during its Bridgeway Collaborative conference here next month and donate a portion of the proceeds to Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization. The GHTA’s “Night of Nashville” event will feature dinner, an auction and live entertainment. The silent andMore »

Last updated: October 17, 2014

Gibson: Pioneer Woman Reach Impressive

Ree Drummond

COMMERCE, Calif.-Gibson said it is thrilled with the overwhelming social media reaction to plans to create a Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman, kitchen and dining collection. Drummond made the announcement about her upcoming line, which will officially launch at the International Home + Housewares Show in March, on her Facebook page earlier this month.More »

Last updated: October 16, 2014

Vietri to Open Two New Belk Boutiques

Vietri

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.-Vietri will open two new boutiques in Belk stores in Alabama and South Carolina today. Vietri will unveil a 180-square-foot boutique featuring tabletop collections and garden, home and wall décor items in Belk’s Mount Pleasant, S.C., store. A second boutique, which is 192 square feet, will open in the Belk store in Huntsville, Ala.More »

Last updated: October 17, 2014

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Programs

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The winter 2015 edition of NY Now will offer its exhibitors an expanded Market Readiness program featuring a series of nine free, pre-market on-demand webinars and free, at-market 15-minute business consultations.  The multi-part series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address booth display, tradeshow operations, marketing andMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

A Milestone for Forty One Madison

Laurie Burns

When Forty One Madison opens its doors for the New York Tabletop Show this month, it will herald a significant milestone—its 40th anniversary as a tabletop showroom building. One hundred fifteen brands call Forty One Madison home, ranging from first tenants Noritake (the very first to sign a lease), Mr. Christmas, Nikko, Oneida, Reed &More »

Last updated: October 13, 2014

Gibson: Innovation Is Source of Growth

Ree Drummond

Fashion leadership, expanding license partnerships define the 35-year-old company By Allison Zisko Big, diverse and on target with trends, Gibson Overseas will showcase its strengths—in reactive glazes, in solid color and whiteware programs, and in fashion leadership—at the New York Tabletop Show this month. It will also lay out plans for its newest—and quite possiblyMore »

Last updated: October 13, 2014