Tabletop & Gifts

AmericasMart to Present New, Expanded Showrooms for July Market

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta will welcome several new and expanded showrooms for the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and The International Area Rug Market next month. A sampling of the new and expanded showrooms includes: Alfresco Home will expand its outdoor furniture collection into a new space in the Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection on BuildingMore »

Las Vegas Market Hosting Fourth Annual Gift for Life Benefit

Gift For Life

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market will host the fourth annual gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home decor industries, on Monday, July 28, during the Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market. Beginning this summer, the “Up on 10” fundraiser will be held on the 10th floor ofMore »

Artisan Resource Expands Summer Show Programming

Artisan Resource

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-This summer’s Artisan Resource will offer an expanded schedule of seminars, beginning with preshow exhibitor webinar training and continuing with four days of on-site programs. The show—which provides artisanal producers with the opportunity to meet importers, direct-import retailers, wholesalers and designers—will run from Aug. 16-19 at Pier 94 of New York City’s PassengerMore »

NPD: Acrylic Stemware a Strong Performer

NPD Group

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.–Sales of acrylic wine glass sales more than doubled for the year ending in April, the strongest performance of any beverageware segment, according to market researcher The NPD Group. Old fashion, goblets, and champagne styles also grew during this time period, while sales of highballs/tumblers, the largest acrylic segment, declined. “Consumers are clearlyMore »

HFN Deadline for Las Vegas, NY Now Markets is July 2

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN is preparing its editorial coverage of the Las Vegas Market (July 27-31) and NY Now (Aug. 16-20). 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 LilloMore »

Forty One Madison Gearing Up for Show

41 Madison

NEW YORK–More than 40 tabletop showrooms at Forty One Madison will be open during NY Now in August. Those showing exclusively at Forty One include not only some of the building’s newest additions, such as Christofle and Hankook Chinaware, but also many longtime tenants such as DeVine Corp., Riedel, Villeroy & Boch and Waterford WedgwoodMore »

“The Bachelorette” Star to Appear in Dallas

Trista Sutter

DALLAS–Trista Sutter, ABC’s first star of “The Bachelorette,” will be among the special guests making appearances during this week’s Total Home & Gift Market here in Dallas to offer demonstrations, showcase their lines and meet market attendees. Sutter will sign copies of her book “Happily Ever After” along with journals from her Glory Haus GratefulMore »

Maslia to be Honored in Atlanta

Albert Maslia

ATLANTA–The late Albert David Maslia will be named the Gift & Home Trade Association/Gift for Life Honor of Excellence recipient at the fifth annual Icon Honors celebration here next month. Maslia, who at his April 9, 2014, passing was managing director of retail services for AmericasMart Atlanta, was a veteran retailer having begun his longMore »