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Schauben to Receive Icon Honors Stewardship Award

Schauben to Receive Icon Honors Stewardship Award

ATLANTA-The Icon Honors  executive committee has unanimously elected to honor Peter Schauben, the founder of the industry organization Gift for Life, with a special industry Stewardship Award at the inaugural Honors celebration scheduled for July 17 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. Schauben’s career spans almost fourMore »

Forty One Madison Welcomes Gift Show Buyers

Forty One Madison Welcomes Gift Show Buyers

NEW YORK-Gift buyers and retail executives will find the Forty One Madison welcome mat out for the summer New York International Gift Fair. The tableware building, where approximately 30 showrooms are open for show-goers, will offer complimentary mini-coach shuttle service between its East Side location and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. “We know aMore »

Eller to Receive Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award

Eller to Receive Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award

NEW YORK-Randy Eller will be the recipient of the 2010 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award on Aug. 15 at the 59th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards here. Eller has served the industry for 35 years as a retailer, salesperson, president and chief executive officer and partner. Today, through his company Eller Enterprises, Eller continues toMore »

Experts to Address Chicago Market’s Living and Giving

Experts to Address Chicago Market’s Living and Giving

CHICAGO–The Chicago Market: Living and Giving, scheduled for July 22-28, has scheduled numerous business and retail seminars and special events. The Market’s highlights include a keynote presentation from Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc., on July 26, and The Power Lunch Seminar Series, where buyers will learn from leading retail consultants. SpeakersMore »

Conran Redux

Conran Redux

By Warren Shoulberg The Conran Shop has moved downtown—and downstairs too. The iconic home furnishings store—a cornerstone of contemporary design and often the launch point of important new products—is marking its second decade in the United States with an entirely new store in an entirely new location. But it’s still very much Terence Conran’s place.More »

Gourmet Housewares Show Joins NYIGF in Summer 2011

Gourmet Housewares Show Joins NYIGF in Summer 2011

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-In response to retailer survey results, the Gourmet Housewares Show will be held each summer in New York City, beginning in August 2011, within the New York International Gift Fair. This permanent move to summer–which is a change from previously announced plans –was based upon results of a retailer survey, which indicated aMore »

Williamsburg Teams With Creative Co-Op

Williamsburg Teams With Creative Co-Op

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.-Williamsburg is launching a licensing relationship with Creative Co-Op, known for its  trend-driven gifts and decorative accessories.  Under the extensive Williamsburg  Garden Story Collection, Creative Co-Op will launch assorted gifts and home decor at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23-29, and at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, JulyMore »

Dallas Market Center to Launch InStore LIVE! Next Month

Dallas Market Center to Launch InStore LIVE! Next Month

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center will debut an intensive workshop for retailers during its Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, June 23 to 29, which will give participants advice for enhancing their business. Called InStore LIVE!, the five-hour event will be held from 1-6:30 p.m. on June 23, in the Expo area between the World Trade CenterMore »