Tabletop & Gifts

Global Flavor at NYIGF

Global Flavor at NYIGF

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—More than 300 international companies, representing six continents and 47 countries, are slated to exhibit at the winter New York International Gift Fair, according to a statement from GLM, the show’s owner and manager. Part of the Gift Fair’s global contingent will be 15 international government-sponsored sections. Eight of these—from Africa, England, France,More »

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

Adams-Hartford Increases Show Space, Moves into Textiles

NEW YORK—Adams-Hartford is doubling the size of its showspace at 7 W New York here, and is launching a line of home textiles. The new space will be in room 527 of the showroom building; its previous space was in room C108. The textiles collection, which will be offered under the label of Diane Adams,More »

MMPI to Offer Special Handcrafted Products Areas at Chicago and California Shows

MMPI to Offer Special Handcrafted Products Areas at Chicago and California Shows

CHICAGO—The upcoming Chicago Market: Living and Giving and California Gift Show will include Beckman’s Handcrafted Shows, which will exhibit handcrafted and artisanal products. A fixture for more than 30 years, Beckman’s Handcrafted Shows are designed as shows within a show. At these two upcoming shows, the Beckman’s areas will spotlight vendors of hand-crafted apparel, jewelryMore »

Sixtrees Opens AmericasMart Showroom

Sixtrees Opens AmericasMart Showroom

ATLANTA–Frame manufacturer Sixtrees has opened a new showroom on the 17th floor of the Atlanta Merchandise Mart. The company also has permanent showrooms in New York and New Jersey. Sixtrees’ rapid growth in the home decor arena was the catalyst for the expansion, according to Elissa Zullo, vice president of merchandising and design.  “This will allowMore »

Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

Midwest-CBK Revises Home Decor Product Mix

CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest-CBK has evolved its home decor collections, introducing a product mix intended to maximizecurrent decor sales for independent retailers looking for innovation, the company said. Key collections in Midwest-CBK’s revised product line include Vintage French, the Classics, Casa Cristina, Mediterranean, and Heartland, which is a tribute to American-style decor. Destination categories with highMore »

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

Williamsburg Fuses Trend and Tradition with Launches in Atlanta

WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–Williamsburg will launch product from more than 10 licensees at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 12-19. This is one of the Williamsburg’s most extensive launches to date, according to the company. “We are thrilled to debut such a wide array of holiday and year-round products that illustrate Williamsburg’s unique nicheMore »

New and Expanded Showrooms to be Highlighted at Chicago Market

New and Expanded Showrooms to be Highlighted at Chicago Market

CHICAGO—The January Chicago Market will spotlight several new tenants and expanded showrooms at the Merchandise Mart. Newcomers include Casa Bella, a vendor of specialty gifts and home furnishings, in room 13-416; Craft Outlet, a supplier of country and primitive crafts, in room 13-342; Marci Lorts, who represents a number of accessories lines, in room 13-238;More »

Lalique Severs Ties with Haviland, Daum

Lalique Severs Ties with Haviland, Daum

NEW YORK – Tabletop companies Lalique, Haviland and Daum have parted ways in North America. Citing “differences of opinion regarding the strategic direction of Lalique,” Lalique’s parent company, Art & Fragrance, will repurchase a 49.6 percent share of Lalique from Financiere Saint-Germain at the original selling price. As a result, Lalique North America will noMore »