The move by retailers to close stores and reduce inventory levels had a negative impact on third quarter results at Lifetime Brands, company officials said.
Homer Laughlin China has added the Fiesta floral bouquet pattern onto a tapered mug.
Overall sales declined in Fiskars’ third quarter, although the company highlighted a strong performance from its Scandinavian Living business.
Gien, as part of its winter 2018 assortment, has debuted the Les Amoureux (“The Lovers”) tableware collection.
Q Squared is debuting a new melamine line resembling stoneware in its fall introductions called The Potter Collection.
NPD sees potential growth for tabletop sales that can translate into more lifestyle and cross-selling opportunities for retailers beyond wedding registry purchases, particularly with kitchen gadgets and beverageware.
On the second day of the New York Tabletop Market, October 18, vendors focused on new ways to add interest to tabletop segments, incorporating mixed materials, new finishes and new ways to add an entertaining lifestyle element to familiar SKUs, particularly those that might be multi-functional.
Primula, a brand of Epoca International, has launched its newly redesigned e-commerce website. The revamped website is designed to enhance the consumer experience with original content that will help connect them to the Primula products that best suit them, said the company.
The fall New York Tabletop Market kicked off with new licensing and distribution partnerships.
Gibson Overseas, Inc. will expand its mug selection in its Forty One Madison showroom at the New York Tabletop Market. With hundreds of new designs, Gibson is offering mugs in reactive glaze finishes, vibrantly colored patterns and sentimental statement designs.
Fitz and Floyd, which was recently acquired by Lifetime Brands, will showcase new holiday collections in the brand’s Forty One Madison showroom during the upcoming fall New York Tabletop Market.
Gibson Overseas and Pasabahce have formed an exclusive strategic partnership to market Pasabahce-branded glassware for U.S. retail.