Tabletop & Gifts

Artisan Resource to Expand for Summer

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The fifth semi-annual Artisan Resource will feature increased global representation and an expanded exhibit floor when it takes place this summer, from Aug.16-19. The show, which runs concurrently with NY Now, offers retailers a venue for sourcing from overseas artisan enterprises. This summer’s edition will include a number of government-sponsored pavilions as well,More »

Gibson Teams with Designer Tutera

David Tutera

COMMERCE, Calif.-Gibson Overseas has allied with designer and wedding planner David Tutera to create a collection of tabletop products and housewares. The line will include flatware and glassware, with a design that will blend with the multicultural audience of his television show, “David Tutera: Unveiled,” which airs on WEtv. “By joining forces with Gibson’s industryMore »

AmericasMart Atlanta Offers Much to See this Summer

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–New and newly expanded showrooms in tandem with the resources of more than 35 trade show categories are among the changes attendees will see at AmericasMart this July, during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market. This is in addition to AmericasMart’s digitally enriched environment and the fifthMore »

Lifetime Brands Acquires Empire Silver

Lifetime Brands

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.- Lifetime Brands has purchased the business and assets of Empire Silver Company. Empire Silver, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based, privately held company founded in 1941, offers sterling and pewter gift products manufactured in the United States. Lifetime Brands will continue to manufacture and market Empire Silver’s products under its Wallace Silver division. Scott Bial,More »

Oscar de la Renta Home Blooms with New Partnership

Oscar de la Renta Peony Plate

NEW YORK–Oscar de la Renta has created a new, limited-edition tabletop collection in collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden. The collection consists of 20 pieces that celebrate the designer’s passion for gardening and botanical patterns. The designer selected prints and engravings from rare 18th and 19th century botanical books to create the collection. BoldMore »

Q Squared Launches Candles

Q Squared Candles

NEW YORK–Tabletop company Q Squared NYC is expanding into home fragrance. The melamine maker will introduce Bijou Candles at the New York Tabletop Show, April 22-25. The initial collection includes three different product groupings, with three different styles of melamine containers and fragrances inspired by each container’s design. For example, the Natural group features threeMore »

Western Gift Markets Form Alliance

How the West Is One

LOS ANGELES-The management teams of the California Market Center (CMC), LA Mart and California Gift Show have joined forces to launch a co-promotional campaign for Summer 2014 called “How the West Is One.” The new campaign is designed to maximize the buying experience for attending retailers, and it is being billed as a one-stop destinationMore »

NY Now to Offer “Only in New York” Events

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-For this summer’s show, NY Now will provide “Only in New York” events, which will include the show’s “Night on Broadway” and free admission and a discount to the Museum of Arts and Design. This summer, the “Night on Broadway” will offer specially priced tickets to the Aug. 19 performance of “Beautiful—the CaroleMore »