Tabletop & Gifts

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

Turner to Leave Martha Stewart Living CFO Post

NEW YORK—Kelli Turner, chief financial officer for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, will leave the company in the near future, according to the company. An MSLO statement said Turner will “join a private company in the near future,” although it did not specify which company. MSLO has also begun a search for a new chief financialMore »

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

NYIGF New York’s Newest to Include New Exhibitors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Some 200 new companies from 17 countries will debut as exhibitors in the New York’s Newest section of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair. The section will be located at Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 92 in New York City—one of  NYIGF’s venues along with Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94 and the JacobMore »

AmericasMart Jumpstarts Home in 2011

AmericasMart Jumpstarts Home in 2011

ATLANTA—AmericasMart Building 1 marks its 50th anniversary with the premiere of 28 exhibitors and the introduction of 22 expanded showrooms, all set to open during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishing Market and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market this month. “For 50 years, Building 1, first known as the Merchandise Mart, has stoodMore »

Dallas Holiday & Home Expo Features Ford Mustang Giveaway

Dallas Holiday & Home Expo Features Ford Mustang Giveaway

DALLAS—One lucky buyer will win a 2011 Ford Mustang during the Dallas Holiday & Home Expo, Jan. 19-25, which is being given away by the Decorative & Holiday Association. To be eligible to win, participants must be registered buyers with the Dallas Market Center and visit 16 participating Decorative & Holiday Association members’ showrooms andMore »

Richard Kaplan, Tabletop Executive, Dies

Richard Kaplan, Tabletop Executive, Dies

KENNEBUNK, Me.–Richard Kaplan, who enjoyed a long career in the silver and crystal businesses, passed away Dec. 29, 2010, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81. Kaplan’s career in the tabletop industry began when he opened a Midwest office for Poole Silver in Chicago in the early 1950s. When Poole Silver wasMore »

Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has announced that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail now stops at its campus and will be available for use during this month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Located across Harry Hines Boulevard, which is the street that runs behind the Dallas Market Center campus, the DART rail station can beMore »

Midwest-CBK to Host Artist Appearances at Atlanta Market

Midwest-CBK to Host Artist Appearances at Atlanta Market

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK is hosting a series of four artist appearances during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishing Market, including Emmy award-winner Cristina Saralegui. Saralegui and the other three artists—Julie Ueland, Suzy Toronto and Wendy Addison—will be in the Midwest-CBK showroom to meet retailers, sign autographs, and talk about the inspiration behind their newMore »

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 »