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Midwest-CBK to Launch Suzy Toronto Holiday Line

Midwest-CBK to Launch Suzy Toronto Holiday Line

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK is partnering with artist and author Suzy Toronto to introduce the first Suzy Toronto Holiday collection, which will debut during the January markets in Midwest-CBK showrooms. Toronto’s new and giftable holiday collection includes her signature inspiring, uplifting and colorful designs with text and messages that evoke holiday humor. The new holiday line,More »

Chicago Market Forms Alliance with South African Consulate

Chicago Market Forms Alliance with South African Consulate

CHICAGO–The Chicago Market: Living and Giving is partnering with the consulate of South Africa to feature handmade products by artisans from that nation. Included among the categories represented are hand-blown glass, wood carvings, wire and bead products, basket weaving, jewelry and clothing accessories, among others. The section will be located in booths 8-9100 and 8-9111More »

Mark Feldstein Celebrates 25 Years

Mark Feldstein Celebrates 25 Years

TOLEDO, Ohio–2011 marks 25 years of success for Mark Feldstein & Associates (MFA), a product development company and importer of giftware, housewares and electronics. “We have been successfully developing and delivering innovative and unrivaled products to our loyal customers for 25 years,” said Mark Feldstein, president.  “With the ever-changing buying trends in today’s market, we areMore »

Global Flavor at NYIGF

Global Flavor at NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—More than 300 international companies, representing six continents and 47 countries, are slated to exhibit at the winter New York International Gift Fair, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. Part of the Gift Fair’s global contingent will be 15 international government-sponsored sections. Eight of these—from Africa, England, France,More »

MMPI to Offer Special Handcrafted Products Areas at Chicago and California Shows

MMPI to Offer Special Handcrafted Products Areas at Chicago and California Shows

CHICAGO—The upcoming Chicago Market: Living and Giving and California Gift Show will include Beckman’s Handcrafted Shows, which will exhibit handcrafted and artisanal products. A fixture for more than 30 years, Beckman’s Handcrafted Shows are designed as shows within a show. At these two upcoming shows, the Beckman’s areas will spotlight vendors of hand-crafted apparel, jewelryMore »

Sixtrees Opens AmericasMart Showroom

Sixtrees Opens AmericasMart Showroom

ATLANTA–Frame manufacturer Sixtrees has opened a new showroom on the 17th floor of the Atlanta Merchandise Mart. The company also has permanent showrooms in New York and New Jersey. Sixtrees’ rapid growth in the home decor arena was the catalyst for the expansion, according to Elissa Zullo, vice president of merchandising and design.  “This will allowMore »

Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK has evolved its home decor collections, introducing a product mix intended to maximizecurrent decor sales for independent retailers looking for innovation, the company said. Key collections in Midwest-CBK’s revised product line include Vintage French, the Classics, Casa Cristina, Mediterranean, and Heartland, which is a tribute to American-style decor. Destination categories with highMore »

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg will launch product from more than 10 licensees at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 12-19. This is one of the Williamsburg’s most extensive launches to date, according to the company. “We are thrilled to debut such a wide array of holiday and year-round products that illustrate Williamsburg’s unique nicheMore »