Tabletop & Gifts

Zullo Named V.P. of Merchandising at Sixtrees

Zullo Named V.P. of Merchandising at Sixtrees

CARTERET, N.J.-High-end home decor company Sixtrees Limited has appointed Elissa Zullo to the newly created post of vice president, merchandising. Reporting to Steve Rosen, co-founder and chief executive officer, she will oversee merchandising and design. She has been with the company for seven years working in key account sales. Previously, Zullo was a retail chainMore »

Hadley Pottery Introduces E-Commerce Option

Hadley Pottery Introduces E-Commerce Option

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Hadley Pottery, maker of hand-crafted stoneware for 70 years, is now offering customers the opportunity to make purchases online at hadleypottery.com.  The new e-commerce capability was added in response to customers who wanted to expand their M.A. Hadley Pottery collections even if they didn’t have a traditional retailer in their area, according to theMore »

Green Toys Launches Green Tableware

Green Toys Launches Green Tableware

MILL VALLEY, Calif.–Green Toys Inc. is launching a complete line of reusable tableware made in California from 100 percent recycled milk jugs. “Our customers have been asking us to make kids tableware since we introduced our first toys made of food-grade, recycled plastic in 2008,” said Green Toys Inc. co-founder Robert von Goeben. “Green EatsMore »

AmericasMart Building to Celebrate 50 Years in January

AmericasMart Building to Celebrate 50 Years in January

ATLANTA–As AmericasMart Building 1—which first opened as the Atlanta Merchandise Mart in 1961—celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011, its long-running role as a premier U.S. showcase for home furnishings, decor and accents continues in the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market.             AmericasMart Building 1 encompassesMore »

Welcome Home Brands to Debut at New York Tabletop Show

Welcome Home Brands to Debut at New York Tabletop Show

NEW YORK–Welcome Home Brands, a new company offering gifts, home decor, tabletop, accessories, kitchenware and bakeware, will preview its lines at the New York Tabletop Show Oct. 12-15, 2010. Welcome Home Brands was founded by Sam Sheppard, a former executive at tabletop company Saparna Inc. and, prior to that, an executive at TJX; and RichardMore »

Rogaska Crystal Partners With Kathy Ireland

Rogaska Crystal Partners With Kathy Ireland

NEW YORK–Rogaska Crystal Glassworks is partnering with lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland to develop a crystal stemware and barware collection that will debut at the New York Tabletop Show later this month. The co-branding partnership with Rogaska Crystal represents an exclusive tabletop product category for the kathy ireland Home brand, which includes other product categories suchMore »

NY Gift Fair to Offer Exhibitor Training Sessions

NY Gift Fair to Offer Exhibitor Training Sessions

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.– Beginning this month, GLM will hold seminars for exhibitors at the New York International Gift Fair to prepare them for the winter Gift Fair in February. The series, which will include four Webinars and one onsite session, will address strategies for success at the show, including preshow marketing, maximizing onsite sales opportunities,More »

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

Forty One Madison Adds Five Permanent Showrooms to Roster

NEW YORK–Permanent showroom building Forty One Madison, which hosts the New York Tabletop Show Oct. 12-15, has added five permanent showrooms: Arda Glassware, 15th floor; Guzzini, 6th floor; JMC Global, Inc., 19th floor; Salt & Pepper, 7th floor; and Stelton, 16th floor. In addition, there are five temporary showrooms: Augarten USA and La Mediterranea onMore »