Tag Archives: Aid to Artisans

AMS Imports Completes Transition to New President/Owner

Taylor van der Mandele

AMHERST, Mass.–As of July 1, Taylor van der Mandele will be the new owner and president of AMS Imports, a transition that has been underway for a year. After 34 years at AMS Imports, founder Anne Schewe is retiring and will remain as a consultant to AMS. Van der Mandele joined the company last yearMore »

Auction Items Set for Gift for Life Party

Gift For Life

NEW YORK—Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, will include 12 one-of-a-kind items, including handcrafted home decor and fashion pieces, at next month’s Party for Life silent auction. The items have been donated by eight leading artisanal importers in connection with the presentation of Gift For Life’s 2014 Bert Tonkin “Gift ofMore »

Gift For Life to Honor Norman Glassberg, Kurt Adler, Clare Brett Smith

Gift For Life

NEW YORK–Gift for Life will honor two industry leading organizations and individuals—Kurt Adler Inc, Clare Brett Smith and Norman Glassberg—during its Party for Life in February. Kurt Adler is being honored with Gift for Life’s Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award. Founded by Kurt S. Adler in 1946, the company has been a leading importer ofMore »