Tabletop & Gifts

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 »

7 W New York Launches Sales-Specialist Program

7 W New York Launches Sales-Specialist Program

NEW YORK–The 7 W New York showroom building has debuted the Sales Specialist Initiative, which is intended to allow more of the building’s showrooms to take advantage of buyer traffic during and between markets. The building has named Tania Perez-Nieves to the newly created position of head salesperson/showroom manager, responsible for leading this program andMore »

Lifetime Reports Net Income of $729,000 For First Quarter

Lifetime Reports Net Income of $729,000 For First Quarter

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–Lifetime Brands reported net income as $729,000 for the first quarter 2010, reversing its $6 million loss in the same period last year (which included $824,000 of restructuring charges). First quarter net sales for the year slipped slightly to $88.7 million, from $90.2 million last year. In its wholesale division, net sales alsoMore »

Austin Named V.P. at AmericasMart

Austin Named V.P. at AmericasMart

ATLANTA–Brett Austin has been named vice president in charge of AmericasMart marketing and sales services, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., president and chief operating officer of AmericasMart Atlanta and its AMC, Inc., parent entity. Austin’s appointment as vice president elevates and expands his previous position as AMC marketing and publishing procurement/production director, in which forMore »

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 »

Segal to Deliver Keynote Address at California Gift Show

Segal to Deliver Keynote Address at California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES–Gordon Segal, chairman and co-founder of Crate and Barrel, will give the keynote presentation during the July California Gift Show. Segal will speak on “It All Begins with the Merchandise” on July 16. The address will present Segal’s insights on the home-decor business, provide methods and strategies for retailers to identify unique products thatMore »

Sorella to Produce Ernest Hemingway Tableware

Sorella to Produce Ernest Hemingway Tableware

NEW YORK–Sorella Home has signed an agreement with Hemingway,  Ltd. and Fashion Licensing of America to license the Ernest Hemingway brand for a new collection of tableware, barware and home decor. The line will include handpainted ceramics, oven-to-table stoneware, period-inspired pewter and barware that is reminiscent of the Hemingway mystique.  It will be available forMore »

Savula Named Executive Vice President at AmericasMart

Savula Named Executive Vice President at AmericasMart

ATLANTA–David Savula has been named executive vice president in charge of AmericasMart Home and Gift leasing for all permanent showroom facilities in Buildings One, Two and Two West Wing, a new position. He previously served as senior vice president in charge of AmericasMart’s Home showroom leasing for seven years. “Dave’s passion for our business andMore »