Tabletop & Gifts

7 W New York Reports ‘Robust’ Fall Market

7 W New York Reports ‘Robust’ Fall Market

NEW YORK–The tabletop market held at 7 W New York earlier this month was an overall success, according to Merchandise Mart Properties Inc., who owns the permanent showroom building. “Characterized by productive appointments, strong optimism and a diverse group of buyers, 7 W showrooms took advantage of synergistic opportunities outside their usual targets and reportedMore »

New Year Brings New Opportunities at AmericasMart

New Year Brings New Opportunities at AmericasMart

ATLANTA—The New Year will bring new categories and new companies to the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market with the launch of four new and newly re-branded product centers and the introduction of more than 500 names among the 2,500 companies in the Temporaries. Debuting in the Market Temporaries are HD Home,More »

Gershon Joins Artland

Gershon Joins Artland

DAYTON, N.J.–Gregg Gershon has joined tabletop company Artland as vice president of sales, a position that had been vacant for several years. Gershon, a former Hampton Forge executive, reports to Bill Flaherty, executive vice president. “I am very excited about joining Artland and being able to help expand our business,” Gershon said. “We have anMore »

Licensing Gallery to Return to Gift Fair

Licensing Gallery to Return to Gift Fair

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The Licensing Gallery will return to the New York International Gift Fair for three days during the winter Gift Fair, from Jan. 29 through Jan. 31, 2011. The gallery is a business-to-business forum offering manufacturers of home products an opportunity to view art and design from a select group of exhibitors at Surtex,More »

2 For Life Media Creates Wedding App for iPad

2 For Life Media Creates Wedding App for iPad

TORONTO–2 For Life Media Inc. has released its Ultimate Wedding Planner app for the iPad on Apple’s App Store. This wedding app by 2 for Couples combines the authority of a national wedding magazine, the immediacy of a wedding Web site and the interactivity of a digital planner, according to the company. The app providesMore »

Libbey Posts $2.3 Million Net Income for Q3

Libbey Posts $2.3 Million Net Income for Q3

TOLEDO, Ohio–Libbey reported net income of $2.3 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. This compares to net income of $3.5 million in the prior-year quarter. Excluding special items of $2.4 million, Libbey had net income of $4.7 million for the third quarter of 2010. The special items in the third quarter ofMore »

Two’s Company to Host Charitable Sale

Two’s Company to Host Charitable Sale

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 atMore »

Art?l Opens Shop in Prague

Art?l Opens Shop in Prague

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 bankMore »