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No Stone Unturned

Duke_Ratliff

By Duke Ratliff Returning from the recent International Home & Housewares Show, I had one word on my mind. The word? “Halloween.” As usual, the Housewares Show was a much-anticipated, well-oiled machine offering up a treasure trove of items from companies big and small. Retailers looking for anything from cookware to men’s shavers and cleaningMore »

Last updated: April 8, 2014

Tabletop | Spring Beautıes in New York | April 2014

Lladró

This month’s New York Spring Tabletop Show promises fresh additions to successful, longstanding programs; new serveware options in a variety of materials and configurations; a scattering of romantic florals; more dinnerware from Portugal; and colorful, highly detailed patterns reminiscent of tile work. CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Last updated: April 7, 2014

Lifetime’s Simon to Retire; Bial, Mackrell Promoted

Glenn Simon

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Glenn Simon, group president of Lifetime Brands’ tabletop division and a longtime industry veteran, will retire April 11, the company said, and two other tabletop executives, Scott Bial and David Mackrell, have been promoted. Simon, a 34-year industry veteran, joined Lifetime Brands in 2007 as president of the dinnerware and glassware division, andMore »

Last updated: April 3, 2014

Tabletop | Mining for Opportunities | May 2013

Nikko Fortune

Tabletop manufacturers at last month’s New York Tabletop Show focused on what they see as profitable niches in the market, such as small giftables, executive desk items for men, and introductions from partnerships with party planners and set designers.—Allison Zisko

Last updated: July 30, 2013