Tabletop & Gifts

Luminarc Launches Consumer Ad Campaign


MILLVILLE, N.J.-Arc International has embarked upon its first-ever national consumer advertising effort this month, designed to build awareness and drive growth for its Luminarc brand. A half page advertisement in the October issue of Modern Woman Magazine, published by USA today, targets women 25 to 45 years of age, the key demographic for the brand,More »

Last updated: October 3, 2014

Richard Ginori Names New CEO, Creative Director

Gucci Buys Richard Ginori

FLORENCE, Italy–Richard Ginori has a new executive management team that includes new CEO Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi and new creative director Alessandro Michele. Both are longtime executives with Gucci, which acquired the company in June 2013. The two appointments are part of the Italian porcelain brand’s repositioning strategy and its desire to grow in bothMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2014

Speakers, Sponsors Confirmed for CEO Summit at Winter Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Two new speakers and five additional sponsors are confirmed for the third annual CEO Summit, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 20, and Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Consumer behavior expert Dr. Andreas Weigend, director of Social Data Lab and former chief scientist for Amazon, will present a keynote address on the second day of the summit;More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Dallas Market Center Hosted Designers for Annual “Dine + Design” Event

DMC’s Dine + Design

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center said that more than 400 members of the design community attended this year’s annual “Dine + Design” education and networking luncheon held last week. Designers came together to network with industry professionals, view the latest trends and hear the 2015 Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast presented by its Director of Color Marketing, Jackie Jordan.More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Two’s Company to Lend Breast Cancer Awareness Support


ELMSFORD, N.Y.–Two’s Company will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October with its Pretty in Pink campaign. Two’s Company will donate 50 percent of proceeds from the Pretty in Pink collection sales to the National Breast Cancer Coalition in support of the coalition’s plan of action to end breast cancer by Jan. 1, 2020. PrettyMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Wedgwood Creates Exclusive Hotel Tea Ware

Wedgwood Langham Rose tea ware

LONDON–Wedgwood and The Langham Hotels have partnered to create an afternoon tea at The Langham that serves Wedgwood specialty teas in Wedgwood’s Langham Rose tea ware. The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood was first introduced at The Langham, Hong Kong last week and will be followed by the rest of The Langham hotels worldwide. WedgwoodMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Museum Weekend is for the Birds

Anna’s Hummingbird

TACOMA, Wash.–Those who love artist Oiva Toikka’s glass birds by iittala are flocking to the Tacoma Museum of Glass in Washington State later this week for a special Bird Lover’s exhibit and bird-making demonstrations by iittala master glassblowers. Toikka’s career with iittala spans 40 years, and in that time he has designed more than 400More »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

Rubin to Become Michaels CEO

NEW YORK–John Mack Carter, the storied magazine editor who headed the nation’s top three women’s magazines, including a 20-year stint at Good Housekeeping, died on Friday, Sept. 26, at his home in Bronxville, N.Y., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 86 years old. Carter spent six decades in magazines and was theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014