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Macy’s Declares Dec. 10 National Believe Day

Macy’s Declares Dec. 10 National Believe Day

NEW YORK–For the second straight year, Macy’s is celebrating generosity and giving throughout the holiday season by declaring December 10 as National Believe Day. As part of Macy’s ’Believe’ campaign, National Believe Day aims to inspire Americans to embrace the spirit of goodwill, while spreading the holiday season’s message through charitable efforts and kindheartedness towardMore »

Royal Crown Derby Unveils Royal Wedding Commemorative Collection

Royal Crown Derby Unveils Royal Wedding Commemorative Collection

NEW YORK–Royal Crown Derby will launch a commemorative range to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. The collection will be available in early January 2011, in advance of the April wedding date. Royal Crown Derby has spent years designing commemoratives in anticipation of a possible royal wedding, the company said. The resultingMore »

World Kitchen to Acquire Snapware Corporation

World Kitchen to Acquire Snapware Corporation

ROSEMONT, Ill.–Tabletop and housewares leader World Kitchen has agreed to acquire food storage company Snapware Corporation.  The acquisition is subject to regulatory and Snapware shareholder approval and is expected to be completed before the end of December. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Joe Mallof, president and chief executive officer of World Kitchen, whoseMore »

Gibson Appoints Marketing Vice President

Gibson Appoints Marketing Vice President

COMMERCE, Calif.–Gibson Overseas has appointed consumer goods executive Tina Perez vice president of marketing. Perez, who reports to President Sal Gabbay, manages the companies brands and will identify opportunities for expansion and growth. “We’re pleased to have Tina joining us,” Gabbay said. “Her expertise in marketing to the female consumer will lead Gibson through thisMore »

Baron Tabbed to Oversee Operations for Simmons

Baron Tabbed to Oversee Operations for Simmons

ATLANTA—Simmons has named Mark Baron executive vice president of operations. Reporting directly to Gary Fazio, the mattress manufacturer’s chief executive officer, Baron is in charge of manufacturing, technical services and supply-chain operations through the company’s 20 manufacturing facilities. In announcing the appointment, Fazio cited Baron’s experience in lean manufacturing, which “will help us to sharpenMore »

Showroom 615 to Celebrate Grand Opening in Atlanta

Showroom 615 to Celebrate Grand Opening in Atlanta

ATLANTA–Drawn by the growth of the Atlanta Gift and Furniture Mart, Art Glass Imports, Gift Connection, Muddy Waters, Addison Ross Ltd and Books of Love have decided to double the size of their combined showroom space, Showroom 615, here. A grand opening celebration will be held Jan. 9 in Building 2 Room 615A during theMore »

Accent on Design, Handmade Welcome Newcomers to Winter NYIGF

Accent on Design, Handmade Welcome Newcomers to Winter NYIGF

NEW YORK–A wide range of product categories, materials and design inspiration will be presented by newcomers to the winter 2011 edition of Accent on Design at the New York International Gift Fair, which takes place Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 2011 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here. Accent on Design, one of 10More »