Tabletop & Gifts

EveryWare Names Interim Financial Chief

EveryWare Global

LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global has named Joel Mostrom interim chief financial officer, effective Oct. 3. Mostrom will succeed Bernard Peters, who will leave the company on the same date. Mostrom is a senior director with Alvarez & Marsal, a consultancy group. “I thank Bernard for his contributions to EveryWare and wish him well,” said Sam Solomon,More »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

Celebrations and Finds at Forty One Madison

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NEW YORK–Buyers headed to the New York Tabletop Show here next month will have the chance to add to best-selling franchises while also sampling from scores of new products, new artists and new looks. At the fall edition of the show, which takes place Oct. 21-24, Forty One Madison will mark its 40th anniversary. TheMore »

Last updated: September 23, 2014

Executive Shift at NY Now; Falkenberg Out

Randi Mohr

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Emerald Expositions has restructured the senior leadership of NY Now, promoting Randi Mohr and Scott Kramer to the new positions of vice president, show directors, while Allison Garafalo has been promoted to sales director, all effective immediately. The role of senior vice president of NY Now, formerly held by Christian Falkenberg, has beenMore »

Last updated: September 19, 2014

Tommy Hilfiger Home Hosts High Line Event

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NEW YORK–The stars were out last night—both the celeb version as well as the ones in the sky—as the second-annual High Line Art Dinner took place outdoors, underwritten by Tommy Hilfiger Home and hosted by Friends of the High Line. More than 200 guests attended the event, including Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, artists Jeff KoonsMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

Sitara Designs Looks to Make Market Debut

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STAMFORD, Conn.–Sitara Designs, a company that imports handcrafted gifts and accessories made by artisans in India, is entering the wholesale gift, accessories and collectibles market. Sitara Designs is making its marketplace debut with a collection of handcrafted leather gifts and accessories, such as animal-shaped piggy banks, key chains, luggage tags and iPad cases. The company’sMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

Lladró Rolls Out New Image Campaign

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NEW YORK–Spanish porcelain maker Lladró is launching a worldwide image campaign that summons the “magic of memories” in a new advertising and visual displays. The campaign places Lladró’s porcelain pieces in magical and surprising backgrounds, such as a forest or a canal, meant to evoke an emotional connection between the porcelain and the memories itMore »

Last updated: September 18, 2014

Tervis Appoints Biz Development Officer

Gary King

NORTH VENICE, Fla.–Tervis has appointed Gary King chief sales and business development officer, a newly created position. King, who reports to CEO and President Patrick Redmond, is directly responsible for the indirect-to-consumer sales organization and Tervis retail stores. Tervis partners with more than 8,000 retailers nationwide and currently has 34 Tervis stores in 13 states. KingMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Spin Ceramics Opens First U.S. Store

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NEW YORK–Spin Ceramics, a 12-year-old tabletop company based in Shanghai, has opened the doors to its first store outside of Asia. Located on Crosby Street in SoHo, the Spin Ceramics store showcases the company’s line, which marries ancient production methods with modern design. Two thirds of the company’s 300 active items are on view inMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014