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.
NY Now is inviting winter 2018 exhibitors to apply now for its sustainability: design for a better world and destination: new display programs as well as the show’s “Best New Product” Awards.
Glow Creative Innovations has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a set of porcelain dinner plates, which is inspired by nature and art nouveau, called Wild Indigo.
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.
Nambé has debuted its Contour pepper mills collection at its newly designed and relocated showroom at Forty One Madison during the fall New York Tabletop Market.
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.