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Tabletop & Gifts

In-depth coverage of dinnerware, flatware, glassware, crystal and gifts from brands like Lenox, Gibson, Mikasa, Libbey, Oneida, Waterford and more.
  • Artisanal, Vintage Goods on Tap in Dallas

    DallasTotalHomeNext month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will showcase unique and artisanal products from three participating groups: the American Made Show, International Folk Art Market | Collection and the Round Top Experience. “As retailers continue to differentiate themselves through product, as well as increase merchandising mix and sales, we are proud to offer these three distinct groups." More

  • New and Expanded Showrooms Prepare for Atlanta Market

           Demand for space at AmericasMart Atlanta continues to grow, AmericasMart said, with new and newly expanded showrooms preparing for The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in July. More

  • International Brands, Local Crafts Share Ambiente India Spotlight

    ambiente-IN_4CWelspun textiles and Shun cutlery will be among the products exhibited by international brands at Ambiente India next month. They will sit alongside a mix of arts and crafts from local companies for a complete range of traditional art and contemporary products in dining, living and giving segments. At the show, which takes place June 25-27 at Pragati Maidan here, Welspun will showcase its one-of-a kind handcrafted textiles under the brand Spun. More

  • Enesco to Make and Distribute Lolita Glassware

    Lolita glasswareEnesco has signed a license agreement to be the worldwide manufacturer and wholesale distributor of Designs by Lolita glassware. Known for its festive and sassy designs, Lolita features handpainted wine glasses, pilsners and other glassware. Designed to help consumers celebrate life’s occasions, Providence, Rhode Island-based Designs by Lolita has sold more than 14 million glasses since its inception in 2004. More

  • Mirabile to Receive Gift for Life Achievement Award

    Tom MirabileTrend watcher Tom Mirabile will be honored with the Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award which recognizes overall excellence and contribution to the gift and home industry. The award will be presented during Gifts and Decorative Accessories’ 64th Annual Retailer Excellence Awards on Sunday, Aug. 16, in New York. More

  • Surtex Honors U.K. Design Student in designext Competition

    Surtex 2015Lucy Harris, a senior working toward a bachelor of arts in fashion and textile design at the Winchester School of Art in the United Kingdom’s University of Southampton, has been named the grand prize winner of designext, Surtex’s annual design competition for art and design students. Harris received $1,000 for her project “Side Streets” in the Wear category, which was inspired by New York youth culture from the 1990s. More

  • Mud Pie’s Miller Up for Entrepreneur Award

    MarciaMillerMud Pie Founder and CEO Marcia Miller has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 Southeast Program.   The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. More

  • Martyn Lawrence Bullard Designs Dinnerware for Haviland

    HavilandCelebrity interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard is tapping the glamour of Hollywood in a new dinnerware collection for Haviland, a new collaboration. Set on a white background, Hollywood features a graphic pattern of pale gray hexagons, lozenges and circles outlined in graphite and highlighted with handapplied matte and polished platinum. More

  • Fiskars to Acquire WWRD

    Fiskars logoFiskars Corporation has agreed to acquire WWRD, whose brands include Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert and Rogaška, for $437 million. For Fiskars Living business, the WWRD acquisition will create a strong presence in the U.S., and will further enhance Fiskars’ market position in Europe and Asia-Pacific, Fiskars said. WWRD reported net sales of $432 million for the fiscal year ending April 4, Fiskars said. More

  • Denby Tabs Kelhart to Run U.S. Division

    Denby USADenby has finalized the restructure of its North American operations, naming Dana Kelhart marketing director and general manager, leading the North American business overall. Kelhart served as marketing manager at Denby for more than 10 years, where she worked closely with all aspects of the business, the company said. More

  • Las Vegas Market Redesigns C-ONE Layout

    Las Vegas MarketLas Vegas Market has made several changes to C-ONE, including showroom expansions for anchor tenants Michael Aram and Skyros Designs/Bodrum Linens; the debut of several new brands in temporary presentations; and a redesign of the C-ONE tabletop corridor. More

  • IMC Postpones Today’s IPO

    IMC logoThe International Market Centers’ initial public offering, which was scheduled to take place on the New York Stock Exchange today, has been postponed. According to a posting from Renaissance Capital IPO Center, IMC made the decision Thursday, citing poor market conditions. More