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 »
NEW YORK–HFN is beginning its coverage of the upcoming New York International Gift Fair and New York Gift & Home Textiles Market Week, both of which take place in August. Manufacturers wishing to submit new-product information and images should send them to David Gill, HFN senior editor for textiles, no later than July 9, at … More »
SEATTLE–Gift For Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole charitable organization, today announced it will serve as the beneficiary of the first annual Tabletop by Design, a celebration of all things tabletop and home entertaining organized by the Pacific Market Center. The program was initiated by the Pacific Market Center as a special … More »
MILAN, Italy–Macef, the International Home Show, opens in September with a new Thursday to Sunday schedule. The Thursday to Sunday timeframe places the show, scheduled for Sept. 9-12 “in a highly advantageous position, distancing it from the month of August and ensuring it does not overlap with other important European fairs,” according to show organizers. … More »