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Gift Fair to Debut Baby & Child Division

Gift Fair to Debut Baby & Child Division

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Baby & Child, an exhibit of products for children ranging from babies to 10-year-olds, will open its doors for the first time at the summer New York International Gift Fair. The new division will feature about 200 brands and resources for arts and crafts, books, music, toys, games, puzzles, dolls and plush, diaperMore »

NYIGF Posts Double-Digit Attendance Gains

NYIGF Posts Double-Digit Attendance Gains

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Renewed buyer optimism and positive economic indicators directly resulted in a double-digit increase in attendance and robust order-writing at the winter 2010 edition of the New York International Gift Fair, according to show organizer GLM. This surge to some 35,000 buyers from around the world significantly exceeded pre-market attendance projections and led manyMore »

Forty One Madison Reports Traffic Increase for Gift Show

Forty One Madison Reports Traffic Increase for Gift Show

NEW YORK–Forty One Madison said it has “seen a steady increase in buyer traffic and showroom participation,” over the past three New York Gift Shows. “We experienced an up-tick in pre-registrations and have seen steady traffic including buyers from Canada,” said Laurie Burns, senior vice president, director. “Several of our high end showrooms, notably L’ObjetMore »

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Comes to New York Next Month

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Comes to New York Next Month

NEW YORK–The Ninth Annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show is slated to take place next month at New York’s Pier 94, March 18 to 21, and will include more than 300 home furnishings companies, including manufacturers, retailers and design firms. The event will include a new section, called Outdoor Decor, filled with outdoor accessories andMore »

GLM to Reorganize New York International Gift Fair

GLM to Reorganize New York International Gift Fair

NEW YORK–“Focus Forward NYIGF 2013,” a strategic reorganization of the New York International Gift Fair, comprising a series of considered changes to product categories and layout, was announced yesterday by show organizer GLM. Beginning in 2010, and culminating at the summer 2013 event, temporary and permanent NYIGF floor plan changes will align with planned constructionMore »

Eller to Receive Gift for Life Achievement Award

Eller to Receive Gift for Life Achievement Award

NEW YORK–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, announced today that Randy Eller will be honored with the Gift For Life Industry Achievement Award during the Gifts & Decorative Accessories 59th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards, taking place here in August. Eller is perhaps best known for his accomplishments andMore »

Las Vegas Market Opens Today

Las Vegas Market Opens Today

LAS VEGAS–The winter edition of the Las Vegas Market is up and running. The market, which takes place at the World Market Center here, runs from today until Friday, Feb. 5. Among the social events planned for today are a ribbon cutting at the Midwest/CBK showroom, C-999; parties at Global Views, room A-454, AICO featuringMore »

NYC Baby and Kids Fair Opens at 7 W

NYC Baby and Kids Fair Opens at 7 W

NEW YORK–MMPI, organizers of the NYC Baby and Kids Fair, said that Saturday, the opening day of the event, “was upbeat with buyers from across the U.S. and around the world” walking the corridors of 7 W New York, the site of the inaugural event. “The exhibitor mix and intimate feel of the space reallyMore »