The long history of the housewares business has revolved largely around a simple thought process. Retailers want new and product suppliers are happy to show retailers what is new.
Beatriz Ball will introduce new glassware and tableware at the upcoming Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, to be held June 19 to 25 at the Dallas Market Center.
Monmade, a trade group of designers and small-batch manufacturers, has partnered with the Pittsburgh Glass Center and Stak Ceramics. The group will launch new glass tableware and ceramic housewares at the winter NY Now market, scheduled to be held February 2 to 5 in New York City.
Pottery Barn has debuted a new home decor and registry gifting collection for spring as part of the retailer’s ongoing collaboration with designer Monique Lhuillier.
Tag will serve up new tableware additions to its fall/winter 2019 collection at the upcoming Atlanta Market, which is scheduled to be held January 8 to 15 at AmericasMart.
Rosanna, Inc. will debut its Spring/Summer 2019 tableware collections at the upcoming Atlanta Market.
Merritt International will debut its new collections of heavy-weight melamine for 2019 during the winter markets in Atlanta, Dallas, Las Vegas and New York as well as at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.
Portmeirion Group has debuted the Spode Kingsley tabletop collection. The new range of tableware features the Kingsley pattern, taken from the Spode archives. It features a winding large-scale floral in rich shades of violet with coordinating accents in teal and ochre.
The gathering of family and friends around a communal dinner table has again found its stride, and dinnerware patterns at the fall New York Tabletop Market will see that trend projected onto its surfaces.
Pacific Market International (PMI) has named Bob Keller the company’s new CEO. Effective immediately, Keller is responsible for day-to-day operations of the company, reporting to the board of directors, while Rob Harris, the company’s CEO and founder, transitions to the role of PMI’s chairman of the board.