Tabletop & Gifts

John Mack Carter, Former Good Housekeeping Editor, Dies

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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

Maison & Objet Welcomed Almost 67,000 Visitors

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PARIS-This month’s Maison & Objet played host to 66,962 visitors, up 1.1 percent from the attendee count from the September 2013 show, according to a statement from the show. A total of 3,445 companies exhibited at the show, up 5 percent from last year. This included 650 exhibitors that were new to the show, theMore »

Last updated: September 29, 2014

Artisan Resource Dates Set for Next Year

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Emerald Expositions has announced dates for the winter and summer 2015 editions of Artisan Resource. Both editions of the show will be co-located with NY Now. The winter edition will take place Saturday, Jan. 31–Tuesday, Feb. 3. The summer edition will take place Saturday, Aug. 15–Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both editions will take placeMore »

Last updated: September 26, 2014

26th Annual ARTS Awards Gala Shifts to Friday

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DALLAS–This upcoming ARTS Awards, presented by ART and Dallas Market Center, will take place on Friday, Jan. 16, rather than the traditional Saturday date pattern. The awards take place each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. “We shifted the ARTS Awards toMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

Home Furnishings Lends Support to Traditional Home Awards

Barbara Walters

NEW YORK–Home furnishings companies Lenox, Henredon and Hickory Chair will be among the sponsors of Traditional Home magazine’s Classic Woman Awards here next month, where Barbara Walters will be among the presenters. The magazine will honor five women for their significant charitable efforts and grant its first-ever Lifetime Achievement and Design Trailblazer awards, to designerMore »

Last updated: September 25, 2014

EveryWare Names Interim Financial Chief

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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

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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