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Jones to Step Down as GHTA Executive Director

Jones to Step Down as GHTA Executive Director

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–Diane Carnevale Jones, executive director of the Gift & Home Trade Association, will leave this post effective Sept. 15. Jones will step down to concentrate on building her new business, the Carnevale Jones Group. The company will provide strategic products and services to clients both within and outside of the gift and homeMore »

New York Gift Fair Opens Tomorrow

New York Gift Fair Opens Tomorrow

NEW YORK–The New York International Gift Fair begins tomorrow at Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 92 and 94 and on Sunday at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. More than 2,800 companies will exhibit a wide array of design-driven home fashion products and complementary giftware. According to show owner and organizer GLM, approximately 35,000More »

GHTA to Launch Online Auction to Benefit Conference

GHTA to Launch Online Auction to Benefit Conference

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–The Gift and Home Trade Association will introduce an online auction that beginning Aug. 15 and ending Sept. 29. The auction will feature experiences in Las Vegas that participants can purchase for use during the GHTA Conference, which will take place there, at the Red Rock Casino and Resort, from Nov. 17-19. AmongMore »

IMAX Worldwide Home Announces Promotion Winners

IMAX Worldwide Home Announces Promotion Winners

TULSA, Okla.-IMAX Worldwide Home has announced the winners of its On the Road Again! promotion, where customers who came to its showrooms during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market or Las Vegas Market this summer and placed at least a $1,500 order were eligible to win.More »

Seattle Tasting Event to Benefit Gift for Life

Seattle Tasting Event to Benefit Gift for Life

SEATTLE-A special wine and cheese tasting event to benefit Gift for Life will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Pacific Market Center during the Summer Gift and Home Accessories Show that began here yesterday. Buyers are invited to sample wines and cheeses from Washington’s and Oregon’s premier vineyards and cheeseMore »

Furlet Named V.P. at MMPI Gift & Home

Furlet Named V.P. at MMPI Gift & Home

CHICAGO—Mark Furlet has been appointed vice president of MMPI’s Gift & Home division. Furlet succeeds Joan Ulrich, who is leaving MMPI after 14 years. In a separate statement, Ulrich did not announce her future plans, saying only that “it is time to make a change and let the talented team with which I have beenMore »

Ganz Acquires Danielson Designs

Ganz Acquires Danielson Designs

TORONTO–Giftware company Ganz has purchased Danielson Designs, a gift and home decor company located in Trinidad, Colo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Danielson Designs, which specializes in gift and wall décor “with a story” inspired by family, love and other special events, will continue to operate as usual, and its complete product offeringMore »

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

Las Vegas Market Awards Gift+Home Exhibitors for Visual Merchandising

LAS VEGAS–Three gift and home decor exhibitors were recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Visual Merchandising at Gift+Home at the 2011 Summer Las Vegas Market, which ends today. Yessica’s, Couronne Company and Alef Design were recognized for creating innovative and visually appealing displays to attract strong retail buyers and traffic to their spaces. “We’re very pleasedMore »