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Chris Collins Purchases Arte Italica

Chris Collins

SECAUCUS, N.J.-Chris Collins, president of Arte Italica, has purchased the company from Earl Skidmore. Arte Italica was established 17 years ago by Ann Skidmore, and she and her husband Earl had been very active in managing the company until her sudden death in June of this year, the company said. “I feel privileged to haveMore »

Last updated: November 18, 2014

Ann Skidmore of Arte Italica Dies

Ann Skidmore

SECAUCUS, N.J.–Ann Skidmore, founder of tabletop company Arte Italica, passed away June 18 from lung cancer. She was 64. Skidmore founded Arte Italica in 1998 in order to celebrate the craftsmanship of Italian artisans, especially those crafting Italian pewter. Starting out in Skidmore’s garage in California, Arte Italica grew quickly and relocated to New York.More »

Last updated: June 25, 2014

Dallas Market Center Embarks on Renovations

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has begun to renovate the Housewares and the Expo areas of the Trade Mart to meet the needs of the growing luxury gift, lifestyle design and gourmet housewares categories in Dallas, the DMC said. The initial phase will overhaul and modernize these two sections on the second floor of the Trade MartMore »

Last updated: May 28, 2014

600 New Resources to Exhibit at NY Now this Summer

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–An influx of first-time exhibitors and companies returning from a market hiatus is expected to bring some 600 new suppliers to the summer edition of NY Now, according to GLM, which owns and operates the show. These newcomers will be among some 2,800+ total exhibiting companies presented throughout NY Now’s four collections –More »

Last updated: May 16, 2014

Arte Italica Appoints Schain to Sales Job

Louise Schain

SECAUCUS, N.J.–Tabletop company Arte Italica has named Louise Schain, an industry sales veteran, to its new inside sales support and service department. Schain, who reports to President Chris Collins, will be responsible for Arte Italica customer outreach, sales, service and sales force support. She joins recently appointed Tania Nieves in the sales department, whose goalMore »

Last updated: March 10, 2014

Arte Italica Names New Sales Support Manager

Tania Perez-Nieves

SECAUCUS–Arte Italica has hired Tania Perez-Nieves as its new inside sales support manager. Perez-Nieves will be responsible for Arte Italica customer outreach, sales, service and sales force support.  This is a new position created to improve the overall service of their customers and sales people in an effort to become a more sales and service-drivenMore »

Last updated: August 5, 2013

Arte Italica Relocates HQ

Arte Italica

SECAUCUS, N.J.-Arte Italica recently relocated its corporate office to Secaucus, N.J. “We are so pleased to have relocated our offices to what we believe is the epicenter of the industry. It is this proximity to New York City combined with the multiple means of transportation and talent available that allows us far more flexibility onMore »

Last updated: July 22, 2013