Tabletop & Gifts

Dallas Market Center Well “Liked”

Dallas Market Center Facebook

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center said this week it surpassed 20,000 “Likes” on its Facebook page. The Facebook page serves as a resource for buyers, exhibitors and fans covering a range of industries including home, gift, gourmet, fashion and much more. The platform provides opportunities to share trends, showcase product offerings, facilitate the exchange of ideas andMore »

Last updated: August 7, 2014

Lifetime Brands Q2 Net Loss Hits $3.2 Million

Lifetime Brands

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.-Lower gross margin and increased expenses led Lifetime Brands to a second-quarter net loss of $3.2 million, compared to a net loss of $568,000 in the second quarter of last year. Gross margin in the quarter, which ended on June 30, was down 207 basis points to 35.42 percent—the result, according to LifetimeMore »

Last updated: August 5, 2014

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