Tabletop & Gifts

One Kings Lane, Traditional Home to Host Online Tag Sale

One Kings Lane, Traditional Home to Host Online Tag Sale

LOS ANGELES–One Kings Lane, a private online shopping destination for home decor, furnishings and accessories, is teaming up with Traditional Home magazine to offer Tastemaker Tag Sales on the One Kings Lane website this summer. The Trad Home Tastemaker Tag Sales will be curated by various designers who recently made it onto Traditional Home’s “NewMore »

Belleek to Launch U.S.-Based Sales And Distribution Operation

Belleek to Launch U.S.-Based Sales And Distribution Operation

NEW YORK–Belleek Pottery, based in Fermanagh, Ireland, will now manage its U.S. sales, marketing and distribution directly in an effort to capture “significant” export sales growth here, the company said. Belleek has been distributed to the U.S. market by Reed & Barton. The new operation, which begins April 1, will be headed up by BillMore »

Forty One Madison Adds Showrooms, Announces Future Show Dates

Forty One Madison Adds Showrooms, Announces Future Show Dates

NEW YORK–Five permanent tabletop showrooms have been added to the roster at Forty One Madison Avenue in time for the New York Tabletop Market April 12-15. “We’re nearly at capacity,” said Laurie Burns, senior vice president and director of Forty One, “which tells its own story about the vitality and robustness of the industry rightMore »

Gift Fair Accepting Applications to Design-Focused Divisions

Gift Fair Accepting Applications to Design-Focused Divisions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The New York International Gift Fair is inviting designers, artists and manufacturers to apply for its design-focus divisions for the summer Gift Fair. Applicants for Accent on Design, A+: The Young Designers’ Platform at Accent on Design, Handmade Designer Maker and Handmade Global design can submit their applications to nyigf.com/apply. In a newMore »

Kindle Giveaway from Housewares Show

Kindle Giveaway from Housewares Show

CHICAGO-People who start following the International Home + Housewares Show (@HousewaresShow) on Twitter by Wednesday, March 2, will automatically be entered to win a Kindle. Current Twitter followers are already entered to win. And people who also “Like” the Housewares Show on its Facebook page will get an additional entry. The winner will be announcedMore »

Emeril Extends Reach at Housewares Show

Emeril Extends Reach at Housewares Show

CHICAGO–Chef Emeril Lagasse has re-emerged on the housewares scene through three new licensing partnerships and products that will debut at the International Home + Housewares Show here next month. Emeril will extend into cutlery with Sterling Home, grills with Viking Culinary Group and outdoor tabletop serveware and kitchen prep products with Zak Designs. New productsMore »

Dallas Market Center Launches New Website

Dallas Market Center Launches New Website

DALLAS–The website of Dallas Market Center — dallasmarketcenter.com — has relaunched with a fresh look and improved site features for a better user experience. The easy-to-navigate homepage showcases links to Our Markets, Our Products, Hotel & Travel, Leasing Center and other Quick Links, much of which is accessible within one click. More content is availableMore »

Armstrong Joins Trudeau

Armstrong Joins Trudeau

WOODRIDGE, Ill.–Trudeau Corporation has named Marty Armstrong to the newly created position of vice president, sales and trade marketing.  Armstrong, who reports to Philippe Trudeau, president, will continue to increase Trudeau’s in-store visibility and further establish the brand as the leading innovator of kitchen and table products, the company said. Armstrong previously served as viceMore »