Tabletop & Gifts

Artisan Resource to Offer Educational Resources

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-A comprehensive slate of educational seminars—beginning with pre-show exhibitor webinar training and continuing with three days of onsite programming—will be offered at the winter 2015 edition of Artisan Resource, which is co-located with NY Now. “The new pre-show webinar series will help exhibitors prepare and get the best experience at market, and theMore »

Last updated: December 22, 2014

NY Now Eco Choice Awards Finalists Picked

Eco Choice Award

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thirty finalists will compete for NY Now’s 11th annual Eco Choice Awards. The finalists will compete in one of three award categories: most innovative, most sellable and most sensitive use of materials. Online voting for the winners began on Dec. 12 and will continue through Jan. 9 on The winners will beMore »

Last updated: December 19, 2014

Home Part of Planned Expansion of Calvin Klein E-Commerce

Calvin Klein Home to Debut Spring Rug Collection

NEW YORK-Calvin Klein Inc. has begun a strategy to expand its e-commerce offerings on, an effort that will encompass its Calvin Klein Home licensed offerings along with its apparel, accessories and fragrances. This initiative, already anchored by the relaunch of the company’s digital flagship in the United States, presents Calvin Klein’s international websites, customizedMore »

Last updated: December 19, 2014

Bloggers Give Boost to Mud Pie Social Media Campaign

Mud Pie

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.-Five popular bloggers are collaborating with gift maker Mud Pie on the company’s new social media campaign. Through Mud Pie’s online ambassador program, which began with the start of the 2104 holiday shopping season, the bloggers serve as an additional Mud Pie resource for specialty retailers and department stores, helping spot new trendsMore »

Last updated: December 19, 2014

Mary Jurek Design to Launch Las Vegas Showroom

The Santa Fe collection

TORRANCE, Calif.-Mary Jurek Design will launch a showroom at Las Vegas Market next month, located at C156. Founded in 1998, Mary Jurek Design is known for luxury stainless steel tableware, such as the Santa Fe collection. “Our specialty tabletop category is growing and with the addition of designers like Mary Jurek, the Winter 2015 showMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

NY Now Jury Selects New Artisans, Designers for Winter Show

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-A new set of artisans and designers has been accepted into two juried sections—Accent on Design and Handmade Designer Maker—for the winter edition of NY Now next month. From 138 applicants for the winter 2015 edition of Accent on Design, 24 were recommended by the Accent on Design Selection Committee for participation. AndMore »

Last updated: December 12, 2014

Students Suggest Ways for Lalique to Grow

Lalique CEO Maz Zouhairi, center, with LED scholarship winners

NEW YORK-Design and business students from Columbia and Parsons have proposed ways that Lalique can expand into home interiors, as part of a collaborative program with The Luxury Education Foundation. In their final presentation here earlier this week, the students identified potential marketplaces for Lalique, along with developer partners, design ideas and other opportunities thatMore »

Last updated: December 16, 2014

IMC Names Leasing Manager for Gift Division


LAS VEGAS-International Market Centers has appointed Leanna John leasing manager, Gift. As the newest member of the Las Vegas Market leasing team, she will be responsible for driving leasing activity among permanent gift tenants. John will report to Terence Morris, senior director of Gift Leasing. John has worked for Atlanta-based Urban Expositions for the lastMore »

Last updated: December 10, 2014