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Precedent Partners with DwellStudio

Precedent Partners with DwellStudio

NEWTON, N.C.—Precedent, a division of Sherrill Furniture, is partnering with DwellStudio, the New York City-based lifestyle brand, to debut its first furniture collection in April 2011 at the High Point Market. Bringing its signature eclectic modern look to furniture, DwellStudio has designed a complete collection of upholstered and occasional pieces that will be manufactured byMore »

Feizy to Offer Market Incentives and Host Party at High Point

Feizy to Offer Market Incentives and Host Party at High Point

DALLAS–Feizy will offer buyers several incentives at High Point Market, as well host a cocktail party. New collection releases include Vardo, its latest collaboration with designer Tracy Porter, as well as two additions to its Feizy Finecollection, the Tibetan hand-knotted Dayuan and Kashgar lines, and two in its Feizy Home, the Waulee and Bamboo LatticeMore »

New York Tabletop Show Ends on High Note

New York Tabletop Show Ends on High Note

NEW YORK –Pleased with the results of last week’s Tabletop Show here, most vendors nonetheless talked about the need for more long-term planning and increased flexibility with their retail partners as a way to counteract the rising costs of doing business. Prices are going up (one vendor estimated an initial rise of 5 to 25More »

Company C Promotes Ferrer

Company C Promotes Ferrer

Concord, NH–Rug maker Company C has promoted Marybeth Ferrer to national sales director. Ferrer will lead the independent sales force, working closely alongside the internal sales leader and customer service department, as well as oversee communication and transactions with Company C’s national dealers and sales representatives. Ferrer previously served as sales representative and key accountsMore »

Portmeirion Introduces Lolita Ceramics

Portmeirion Introduces Lolita Ceramics

NEW YORK–Portmeirion introduced a licensed collection of Lolita ceramic giftware at the New York Tabletop Show last week. Lolita is known for its handpainted whimsical glassware that depicts fun moments in a women’s life, such as time out with friends. “We decided to work with Portmeirion because of their fine reputation and understanding of theMore »

Gift Fair to Expand for Winter Show

Gift Fair to Expand for Winter Show

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The winter edition of the New York International Gift Fair will feature expansions with new divisions and the continued refinement of existing categories, as part of the first phase of a three-year strategic reorganization of the show. Among the highlights of the winter show, according to a statement from GLM, owner and managerMore »

IHA to Offer New Merchandising Services

IHA to Offer New Merchandising Services

ROSEMONT, Ill.—The International Housewares Association has teamed up with Lawrence Merchandising, a national merchandising service organization, and NextLife/MVR, a provider of environmental innovation services, to offer new services to the association’s members. As part of this arrangement, Lawrence Merchandising will provide IHA members with discounts on retail merchandising services such as displays, new-product cut-ins, ongoingMore »

Tabletops Unlimited Revamps Tabletops Gallery Brand

Tabletops Unlimited Revamps Tabletops Gallery Brand

CARSON, Calif.–Tabletops Unlimited has rebranded its main dinnerware brand, Tabletops Gallery. Its logo and packaging have been redesigned to be more inviting and a better fit for consumer needs and tastes. The new packaging has a crisp contemporary look that is product-centric and designed to self-sell. With bold white and red colors, large fonts andMore »