Tabletop & Gifts

IHA: Attendance Gained at Housewares Show

Blog: Housewares Show Wraps Up

ROSEMONT, Ill.-Total buyer attendance rose at the International Home + Housewares Show on March 15-18, according to the International Housewares Association, the show’s owner and operator. On the exhibitor front, the show was sold out with 2,100 exhibitors from 45 countries. The attendance increase (for which figures were not given in an IHA statement) includedMore »

Brandwise Adds Graham to VP Team

Nick Graham

LAKEWOOD, Colo.–Nelson “Nick” Graham has joined technology solutions provider Brandwise as a vice president, reporting to President and Co-Founder, Todd Litzman. Graham will oversee the operations department, which consists of technical support, implementations, client management, and site content, and will provide guidance and insight in overall company direction with a focus on strengthening teams andMore »

NY Now to Offer Market Readiness Help

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NY Now will offer its exhibitors access to an expanded “Market Readiness” program for the summer edition of the show. The multipart series, which is produced jointly by NY Now and Right Angle Strategies, will address marketing and selling strategies, booth display, trade show operation and lead follow-up. “We are delighted to expandMore »

Padma Lakshmi Launches Collection on Gilt

Padma Gilt Blue Drinkware

NEW YORK–Gilt has launched its Padma collection, a selection of glass drinkware and porcelain dinnerware and serving pieces from model, cookbook author and Bravo “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi. The sale includes glassware in a smokey blue shade exclusive to Gilt. Gilt celebrated the launch with Lakshmi and media last night at a dinner, whereMore »

NYNow365 Generates 10,500 Leads

NYNow 365

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-NYNow365, the image-based online directory for GLM’s NY Now trade show, has generated 10,500 leads between buyers and suppliers since its launch 10 months ago, according to a GLM statement. Designed to promote and enhance NY Now, the site now has more than 58,000 products from almost 1,500 NY Now exhibitors. To date,More »

Urban Expositions, SnapRetail to Offer Retail Boot Camp

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA–Trade show producer Urban Expositions and SnapRetail, a provider of marketing automation software for independent retailers, have teamed to provide a series of educational seminars with exclusive content for Urban Exposition trade show attendees. SnapRetail will provide a free retail marketing boot camp consisting of a series of seminars on the latest trends in socialMore »

Blog: Something to Crow About

Bonjour Rooster

CHICAGO-Roosters are rising in the pecking order as a tabletop motif. The feisty fowls never really go away as they’re a kitchen staple, but at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago this week, roosters made their presence known (as roosters are wont to do) in several dinnerware presentations including those at Certified International,More »

Blog: Housewares Show to Leave Lasting Impression

HswShow_TTUEpicurious

CHICAGO-The International Home + Housewares Show, which wraps up today, continues to attract attendees with newness around every corner. This week’s show marks the unofficial launch of Blueair’s Pro XL, a high-performance air purifier with a sleek design and particle and gas sensors….Nespresso’s VertuoLine coffeemaker is the brand’s first coffee machine that produces coffee forMore »