ELMSFORD, N.Y.–Gift manufacturer Two’s Company will team up with The Animal Welfare League of Westchester to host a charity warehouse sale Nov. 12-14. The AWL is located in White Plains, N.Y., and sponsors low cost or no cost medical services including a spay/neuter program using local veterinarians. Two’s Company will open its warehouse, located at … More »
PRAGUE–Luxury crystal glassware manufacturer Art?l has opened its new shop here, steps away from the city’s iconic Charles Bridge. “We are delighted to expand our presence in Prague,” said Art?l founder and director Karen Feldman. “Our Old Town boutique has been so well received that we wanted to put a footprint on the left bank … More »
NEW YORK –Pleased with the results of last week’s Tabletop Show here, most vendors nonetheless talked about the need for more long-term planning and increased flexibility with their retail partners as a way to counteract the rising costs of doing business. Prices are going up (one vendor estimated an initial rise of 5 to 25 … More »
NEW YORK–Portmeirion introduced a licensed collection of Lolita ceramic giftware at the New York Tabletop Show last week. Lolita is known for its handpainted whimsical glassware that depicts fun moments in a women’s life, such as time out with friends. “We decided to work with Portmeirion because of their fine reputation and understanding of the … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—The winter edition of the New York International Gift Fair will feature expansions with new divisions and the continued refinement of existing categories, as part of the first phase of a three-year strategic reorganization of the show. Among the highlights of the winter show, according to a statement from GLM, owner and manager … More »
CARSON, Calif.–Tabletops Unlimited has rebranded its main dinnerware brand, Tabletops Gallery. Its logo and packaging have been redesigned to be more inviting and a better fit for consumer needs and tastes. The new packaging has a crisp contemporary look that is product-centric and designed to self-sell. With bold white and red colors, large fonts and … More »
LANCASTER, Ohio—The Anchor Hocking Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of retail and foodservice glassware, and Stölzle N.A., a marketer of premium crystalline stemware and barware, have expanded their distribution agreement. Effective Dec. 1, Anchor Hocking will begin marketing the entire collection of Stölzle glassware in North America from its distribution center here.
NEW YORK-Dannielle Kyrillos, editor-at-large of online resource, dailycandy.com, discussed “Womenomics” and the impact of the empowered female consumer during a keynote address hosted by showroom building Forty One Madison during the Tabletop Show earlier this week. According to Kyrillos, more women than men are graduating college, twice as many entrepreneurs are females, and 85 percent … More »