Tabletop & Gifts

Creative Lifestyle, Living and Giving the Themes at Tendence

Creative Lifestyle, Living and Giving the Themes at Tendence

FRANKFURT, Germany–Consumer goods trade show Tendence, scheduled for Aug. 27 to 31 here, will focus on three themes this year: Giving, Living and Creative Lifestyle. Under the Living theme, home products will be found in several areas of the show, including Hall 11. The Interiors & Decoration section in Halls 8.0 and 9.0 will presentMore »

Tervis Tumbler Recognized for Safety, Environmental Efforts

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NORTH VENICE, Fla.–Tervis Tumbler recently received the Sunshine State Safety Recognition Award, which recognizes businesses that proactively implement and maintain effective injury and illness prevention programs and processes. Also, Sarasota County recently recognized Tervis Tumbler as a Green Business Partner. The program recognizes businesses that make a concerted effort to operate in an environmentally responsibleMore »

Forty One Madison’s Brown to Retire; Veeder+Perman Named

Forty One Madison’s Brown to Retire; Veeder+Perman Named

NEW YORK–After 20 years—and over 40 New York Tabletop Markets—Deborah Brown Elliott, Forty One Madison’s marketing and communications arm is retiring. “On behalf of the Rudin family and everyone at Forty One Madison, I would like to thank Debby for her dedication, professionalism and creativity over the years,” said Laurie Burns, senior vice president, directorMore »

Blissliving Home to Hold Shopping Event for MS Society

Blissliving Home to Hold Shopping Event for MS Society

ROCKVILLE, Md.–Blissliving Home is scheduling a shopping event that will benefit the National MS Society, which conducts efforts to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. Consumers can shop on Blissliving’s online boutique, blisslivinghome.com, or place an order through the company’s customer-service telephone line, 866-95-BLISS on April 11-17. Twenty percent of all sales from the eventMore »

Steuben Names Samitt President

Steuben Names Samitt President

NEW YORK-Steuben Glass has appointed Mark Samitt president from his position as chief operating officer, a position he’s held since June 2009. With 20 years of experience in consumer and luxury goods, Samitt held the position of chief operating officer, North America and Global Supply Chain with Movado Group before joining Steuben. “I am honoredMore »

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

Icon Honors Calls for Entries

ATLANTA–The Icon Honors national call for entries is now open. Created exclusively by AmericasMart Atlanta in partnership with GHTA and HFN, ICON Honors is the first international program fully embracing the gift and home categories in an independent recognition of exemplary achievement across the industry for product manufacturing, product sales representative businesses and retailing. SubmissionsMore »

Tabletop Market and Printsource to Run Concurrently at 7 W

Tabletop Market and Printsource to Run Concurrently at 7 W

NEW YORK–The upcoming Tabletop Market Week (April 13-16) will run in tandem with Printsource New York (April 13-14,) the market for surface and textile design.Taking place on the 11th floor, this complementary show will be an added bonus for tabletop designers and product developers shopping the market. Similarly, Printsource showgoers will be able to shopMore »

Nine Permanent Showrooms to Open at Forty One Madison

Nine Permanent Showrooms to Open at Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–Nine new showrooms will bow at Forty One Madison during the New York Tabletop Show, scheduled for April 13-16. “I think it’s fair to say we are definitely seeing ‘the end of that thing called 2009!’” said Laurie Burns, senior vice president and director of Forty One Madison. “Retailers are looking to position themselvesMore »