Tabletop & Gifts

Candle Association Elects Officers

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WASHINGTON–The National Candle Association elected its officers and board of directors for the upcoming year during its members meeting in Louisville, Ky., last month, in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Conference & Expo. Nancy J. Sedlar of S.C. Johnson & Son will serve as the association’s president for the 2014-2015 term. Rick Langley of Langley/EmpireMore »

The American Made Show Joins Dallas Gift Market

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DALLAS-The American Made Show, a wholesale market for handcrafted products from American and Canadian artists, will debut in Dallas as part of the Total Home & Gift Market next summer, under a new partnership between Dallas Market Center and the producers of the American Made Show. The American Made Show to be held in DallasMore »

Designers to Discuss Trends in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS-New trends in home furnishings will be discussed by designers Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer and Timothy Corrigan during an Ahead of the Curve event at Las Vegas Market later this month. The panel discussion will be moderated by “Today” contributor Susanna Salk and will take place on Tuesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. inMore »

Atlanta Gift Market Opens Today

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ATLANTA–The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market opens today, with the Atlanta International Area Rug Market opening tomorrow. Among the market changes is the debut of the new Market Club on Floor 6 in Building 1. Buying companies that attend five markets over a five-year period are extended membership in the lounge, where theyMore »

NY Now to Host More than 400 International Suppliers

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-More than 400 international vendors, representing 60 countries, will be among the exhibitors at the summer edition of NY Now. The show will have six international pavilions, which will include Brazil (represented by Worldwide Import/Export with 27 companies; France, represented by Ubifrance with 18 companies and Chambre Regionale de Metiers et de l’artisanatMore »

AmericasMart Announces More New and Expanded Showrooms

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–Home, gift and rug exhibitors continue to enlarge their spaces at AmericasMart Atlanta in time for the summer market. Here are some of the new and expanded showrooms: Continental Art Center opens its first AmericasMart showroom featuring handmade home and garden decor in the Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. on Building 2, Floor 9. Dekorasyon GiftsMore »

Ambiente Seeks Young Designers for Exhibit

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FRANKFURT, Germany–Design students, university graduates and young designers with an interest in the fields of interior design, gifts, personal accessories and wining and dining have the chance to make presentations in the Talents portion at the next Ambiente fair, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 13-17, 2015. Applications to participate will be accepted untilMore »

Sourcing in São Paulo: The Brazilian Buyer Project

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By Allison Zisko Over the course of two days in early May, 51 Brazilian housewares manufacturers descended on a hotel conference room in São Paulo, Brazil, lugging suitcases filled with plastic and glass and metal goods, armed with the optimism of traveling salesmen. They set their sights on 12 international buying companies from seven countries,More »