ATLANTA–The inaugural ICON Honors were held this past Saturday in Atlanta, honoring gift and home industry companies and individuals for innovation and achievement. More than 900 people turned out for the event, which also included entertainment by pop singer Michael McDonald and a short speech by Stew Leonard Jr. of the fabled supermarket retailer. The … More »
ATLANTA—Libbey Glass was named one of Coca-Cola Licensees of the Year for 2009. The award was presented at the annual Coca-Cola Licensing summit recently held in Atlanta. Kate Dwyer, Coca-Cola’s group director for worldwide licensing, recognized Libbey for meeting and exceeding in key criteria, including sales performance, new product development, creative marketing, and social compliance. … More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—HSN will debut the home collection of interior designer Jonathan Adler on Oct. 12. The collection consists of home decor and accessories, and will be part of the shopping network’s “Home Design Event,” an annual showcase of the latest fall collections from home designers. The categories covered in the line include bath, kitchen, … More »
NEW YORK–Gift for Life’s New York Experience will be held on Sunday, January 30, 2011, during the New York International Gift Fair. A national fundraising event as well as the charitable organization’s 19th anniversary party, the event will be held at the Central Park Boathouse here from 6:30 to 10 p.m. All proceeds will benefit … More »
In addition to thousands of new products, Icon Honors: Celebrating Global Innovation is set to premiere this month at AmericasMart’s Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The awards program celebrates extraordinary manufacturing, sales and retail achievement. Icon Honors will recognize innovation, contribution and achievement in the manufacturer, sales … More »
NEW YORK–The 7 W New York showroom building will hold the first in a series of seminars titled “Pop-Up Shop 101” during the upcoming Gift & Home Textiles Market Week. The session will be presented by Christina Norsig, founder and chief executive officer of PopUpInsider, an online exchange for retailers looking to conduct temporary pop-up … More »
NEW YORK–Lenox Corp. announced that Kirsten Johnson was named product development director for Dansk. Johnson has had various positions in both sourcing and product development with increasing responsibility since joining the company in 2001. In her new position, Johnson will report to Glenn De Stefano, Dansk president.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Lifetime Brands has announced that it has contributed more than $2 million to date to breast cancer charities nationwide. As a supplier of KitchenAid licensed products, the company has helped raise more than $1 million for “Cook for the Cure, Presented by KitchenAid,” which benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Lifetime Brands … More »