Tabletop & Gifts

HFN Editorial Deadline for Las Vegas Market

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31). Exhibitors are invited to submit information and high-resolution images of debuting products for possible inclusion. Furniture materials can be sent to Duke Ratliff (dratliff@hfnmag.com), rug, lighting and home decor submissions can be sent to Andrea Lillo (alillo@hfnmag.com), mattress and textile submissionsMore »

EveryWare Global Makes Solomon Permanent CEO

Sam Solomon

LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global’s board of directors has appointed Sam Solomon its permanent CEO, effective today.  Solomon was named the company’s interim CEO in February. The company also announced its intention to reopen its Lancaster, Ohio, manufacturing operations this week. As previously reported, EveryWare Global temporarily shut down its Lancaster, Ohio, and Monaca, Pa., facilities onMore »

Complimentary Seminar Series Planned for Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–The upcoming Las Vegas Market, July 27-31, will be highlighted by an original series of programs and educational sessions led by top industry influencers as well as many leaders from various fields of business and design. The roster of sessions will present attendees with a broad range of topics including merchandising, color and productMore »

New Artisans Join NY Now’s Handmade Collection

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–A comprehensive, multi-media group of 39 new artisans has been accepted into the juried Handmade Collection for this summer’s NY Now. Additional related highlights during the summer market include the launch of NY Now’s new Maker Project, which promotes artisans and their handcrafts; a five part seminar series hosted by CRAFT (Craft RetailersMore »

Tervis, Lakegirl Sign License

Tervis Lakegirl drinkware

NORTH VENICE, Fla.–Tervis and the Lakegirl brand have signed a license agreement that will bring the lake-loving motif to a line of insulated beverageware debuting at the Dallas and Atlanta summer markets. “Lakegirl is a casual, comfortable company that connects with lake-loving women of all ages,” said Tervis Head of Licensing Maureen Mason. “The brandMore »

MSLO to Hold American Made Program

Martha Stewart American Made

NEW YORK-For the third year, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) will present the Martha Stewart American Made program this fall. Voting for this year’s American Made Awards competition began yesterday and will culminate in November with the American Made Event, which will include the announcement of the 2014 award winners. The program celebrates small businessesMore »

Housewares for the Holidays

IHA Zoku

NEW YORK-New products employing new materials and new ways of looking at housewares were showcased at an International Housewares Association-sponsored press event here yesterday. The IHA billed the event as a preview of “the hottest new products for the gift-giving season.” Among them was VMatter, a new cutlery company founded last August that crafts knivesMore »

ARTS Awards Nominations Open, Interior Designer Category Added

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and ART are now accepting nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. In addition, the awards ceremony, traditionally on the Saturday of the Dallas TotalMore »