Tabletop & Gifts

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 »

Messe Frankfurt: Ambiente Attendance Up

Messe Frankfurt: Ambiente Attendance Up

FRANKFURT, Germany–The Ambiente fair held here earlier this month welcomed more than 144,000 trade visitors, an increase of almost 10 percent over the previous edition, according to show owner and organizer Messe Frankfurt, which said the figure “exceeded expectations.” Thorsten Klapproth, chairman of the board of management of WMF AG, was one of many exhibitorsMore »

Michael Aram Moves to Forty One Madison

Michael Aram Moves to Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–Michael Aram, Inc is moving its offices into permanent showroom building Forty One Madison Avenue in New York. The luxury tabletop company is scheduled for a mid March move-in date, anchoring the newly refurbished 8th floor. The 4,000 square-foot space will showcase the completely black surroundings so strongly associated with the Michael Aram brandMore »

New Exhibitors Climb at Atlanta Spring Gift Market

New Exhibitors Climb at Atlanta Spring Gift Market

ATLANTA–Sixty percent of the exhibitors in the Market Temporaries section of the Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market will be new to the show, according to a statement from AmericasMart Atlanta. Already, the statement said, there will be double the number of booths in this section compared with last year’s show. The productsMore »

Freshness and Energy at Ambiente

Freshness and Energy at Ambiente

FRANKFURT, Germany–The Ambiente fair here in Frankfurt winds down today, capping five days of fresh, design-led product introductions and a general feeling that business has noticeably improved since last year’s show. Manufacturers across all product categories presented new products in fashionable colorways, played with new and eye-catching finishes, and tweaked products to make them moreMore »