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Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

Gift Fair 2011 Dates Set

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–GLM, owner and manager of the New York International Gift Fair, has announced the Gift Fair’s dates for 2011. The winter NYIGF will take place from Jan. 29 through Feb. 3, while the summer Gift Fair is scheduled for Aug. 13 through Aug. 18. The summer show will bring the Gourmet Housewares ShowMore »

41 Madison Reports Strong Gift Fair Showing

41 Madison

NEW YORK–Laurie Burns, Forty One Madison’s senior vice president and director, said the turnout for the New York International Gift Fair was strong for the gift building. Burns reported that the building’s vendors had meetings with retailers including Williams-Sonoma, Between the Sheets, L V Harkness, High Museum of Art, The Plaid Giraffe and Steelz, toMore »

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

Elle Decor Names Boodro Editor-in-Chief

NEW YORK–Michael Boodro has been named editor-in-chief of Elle Decor. Boodro was previously the magazine’s executive editor from 2004-2006, and rejoined Elle Decor in 2009 from Martha Stewart Living where he was editor-in-chief. Elle Decor said it will also retain its core editorial team led by Anita Sarsidi, Florentino Pamintuan and Vicky Lowry. In additionMore »

Gibson Teams With Coca-Cola

Gibson Teams With Coca-Cola

COMMERCE, Calif.–Gibson Overseas has partnered with Coca-Cola to create a line of kitchen and home products bearing the world-famous brand. The new licensing agreement includes items such as snack jars, glass tumblers, ceramic mugs, double-walled thermal containers, flatware and more. Gibson’s product development will focus on the iconic Coke brand, but will also feature otherMore »

Macy’s Raises More Than $3 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

Macy’s Raises More Than $3 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

WASHINGTON–More than 1 million customers visited Macy’s stores this summer and gave $3 each to support Reading Is Fundamental’s Book a Brighter Future campaign. “After five years, Macy’s continues to be successful at raising funds through Book A Brighter Future to help RIF work towards our mission,” said Carol H. Rasco, president and chief executiveMore »

Gift for Life to Benefit From Pacific Market Center’s Tabletop by Design

Gift for Life to Benefit From Pacific Market Center’s Tabletop by Design

SEATTLE–Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole charitable organization, will be the beneficiary of the first annual Tabletop by Design, a celebration of all things tabletop and home entertaining organized by the Pacific Market Center. The program was initiated by the Pacific Market Center as a special event complementing its SummerMore »

Perfect Fit Promotes Grimsby to Senior V.P.

Perfect Fit Promotes Grimsby to Senior V.P.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Gary Grimsby has been promoted to senior vice president of sourcing, a newly created position at Perfect Fit Industries. The move represents an expansion of Grimsby’s responsibilities as director of international sourcing, his previous position. He now manages all overseas finished-product and raw-materials procurement, and the company’s product-quality assurance group. He reports directly toMore »